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Dr. Dhirendra Nath Das, M.D., F.A.C.C., FACP

Cardiologist

Dr. Dhirendra Das is a cardiologist practicing in Wayne, NJ. Dr. Das specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Das also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
47 years Experience
Dr. Dhirendra Nath Das, M.D., F.A.C.C., FACP
  • Wayne, NJ
  • UNIV OF UTKAL
  • Accepting new patients

Can heart medicines cause headaches?

Plavix usually does not give headaches. You might be getting nitrates like IMDUR, which can give headaches. Please take Tylenol 2 tablets every 4-6 hours to get better.

What is the best diet after having bypass surgery?

Low-fat and low-cholesterol diet is best to prevent future blockages and heart attacks.

What is the normal resting heart rate for a 78 year old elderly person?

Between 60 to 80 beats are usual. If it is 100 or above, we have to find out why.

I have blockages even after my bypass. Will I require another bypass?

We can take care of them with medication or with stents.

What is a right bundle branch block? Is it something serious?

Not serious. It is a benign abnormality.

How long does it take for one to recover after a heart attack?

It usually takes about 3 months to recover from a mild heart attack. He can return to his work, but should avoid things like snow shoveling and lawn mowing for at least a year. READ MORE
It usually takes about 3 months to recover from a mild heart attack. He can return to his work, but should avoid things like snow shoveling and lawn mowing for at least a year.

Is Ecosprin a medication that is long-term for those who have had bypass surgery?

If Ecrosprin is bothering you, try taking Plavix 75 mg daily for a year.

Is breathlessness a sign of a weak heart?

Mom should see a cardiologist to make sure she does not have a heart condition. She should not have any ankle swelling also or any chest pressure.

What are the early signs of heart disease?

Any form of chest pain, palpitations, or dizziness should be checked. Check also CHOLESTEROLS AND BLOOD PRESSURE.

When is one advised stents for the heart?

Cardiac catheterization can help find blockages serious enough to need stents. Usually, 70 percent or above.

My father has been experiencing chest pain for the past few days. It's on or off. What could this be?

Please beg him to at least go to his MD office or, better yet, ER TO GET CHECKED. IT MAY BE SERIOUS.