Blood Pressure

The pressure exerted by the flowing blood on the walls of the blood vessels is called blood pressure. The normal blood pressure is 120/80 mmHg. A fall or rise in this blood pressure is a risk factor for developing certain health conditions.

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Is it fine to continue fasting while taking ayurvedic medication for skin rashes and itching?

Query: Hi doctor, I am in consultation with another ayurveda specialist in icliniq for skin rashes and itching, and I am taking the medicines as per the doctor's recommendation. I also did all the tests which she suggested. But, she is not available now, so I want your opinion on my test reports. The fre...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity).  All the investigations that you have performed are almost in the normal range or borderline, so as your physician has prescribed you medications, take them accordingly....  Read Full »

Why did my sugar level increase on taking Arjunarishta?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 37 year old male. I am suffering from diabetes. My recent was high at 105/95 mmHg with a pulse rate of 105. So, I started taking Arjunarishta. But, my sugar increased to 150. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, let me tell you that normal blood pressure is 120/80 mmHg. As you have mentioned your BP is 105/95 mmHg, the systolic BP is fine (105), while diastolic is high (95). Your pulse 105 is high, but is it regular or occasional? Arjunarishta is an ayurvedic me...  Read Full »

I want to improve my eating habits. Kindly suggest some measures.

Query: Hi doctor, I want to improve my eating habit. Please suggest based on the following information. We follow staple food in the family. Rice for lunch and dinner and roti, oats, etc., for breakfast. Predominant side dish for lunch or dinner is fish, vegetables and dal. Occasionally, chicken, mutton ...  Read Full »


Dr. Revathi Sundaramurthy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your BMI (body mass index) is around 22, which is normal. I would suggest you reduce regular intake of fish and pickles (if you are taking). Rest of your diet looks good. You can eat all vegetables and a cup of rice for noon and roti at night. Try to eat a fruit ...  Read Full »

What is the best medicine in ayurveda for ED?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 62 years old. Since the age of 44, I have been having ED issue. What is the best medicine for ED? I do not have any sugar complaint. I am taking Repace 50 mg for correcting my BP.  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You mentioned that you have been suffering from this problem for so many years, but you did not mention if you had taken any medicine before or not. At 62, the causes of erectile dysfunction can be age, diet, lifestyle or some other reason. First of all, improve your di...  Read Full »

Is Patanjali hridaya amrit or Himalaya abana safe in high cholesterol patients?

Query: Hello doctor, I have high cholesterol. Total :250 Ldl:160 Triglyceride: 240 Hdl:41 Bp: 125/78 Local doctor gave me arjuna syrup with patanjali hridya amrit. But, I have query that hridya amrit will affect my heart and lower my bp. I do not have blood pressure and hridya amrit is used for hi...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw all your reports (attachment has been removed to protect patient identity). See, both these tablets are used for high blood pressure as well as for cardiovascular disease. There is some difference between contents of both. As far as...  Read Full »

Can I shift from Clinidipine to Ayurvedic medicine for blood pressure?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 37 years old and have a slight BP. Ranges Like diastolic 85 to 95/ systolic 125 to 135. I am on one 10 mg tablet per day (Cilnidipine salt) medication. I wanted to shift to Ayurvedic medicine like Divya Mukta Vati. Can you please advise? Is there any possibility to shift? What can b...  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are several medicines available in Ayurveda to manage blood pressure. But there is necessary to know its root cause. High blood pressure could be due to stress, anxiety, sleeplessness, abnormal lipid profile, liver problems, smoking, drinking, genetical or other u...  Read Full »

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