HEART CARE

What We Do

Team LivGastro provides utility based model of care that integrates specialists, primary care , laboratory, imaging and other health services to give patients a convenient and superior outcome along with a pleasant experience. Since we primarily focus on outdoor-patient care, on the site instant testing along with detailed and accurate results, we enable our patients and their families save
a lot of effort, time and money.

HEART CARE

Heart disease is any condition or problem that affects your heart. Therefore, there are various kinds of heart diseases which the performance of the heart directly through abnormal heartbeats, cause defects and affect the functioning of the blood vessels connected to it.

What are the symptoms of heart problems?

Symptoms of common heart disease include:

  • Chest pain (angina)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain, numbness, weakness in limbs caused by the narrowing of blood vessels
  • Pain in the neck, upper back or abdomen

Causes – Atherosclerosis

Symptoms of heart arrhythmias (abnormal heartbeats) are:

  • Racing heartbeat
  • Slow heartbeat
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Light-headedness
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting

Causes- Heart defects, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes, High blood pressure, Smoking, Drug abuse, dietary supplements, Excessive use of alcohol or caffeine, Stress, particular over-the-counter medications, prescription medications, herbal medicines and Valvular heart disease.

Symptoms of heart disease caused by heart defects:

  • Skin becomes pale gray or blue
  • Swelling in the legs, abdomen or areas around the eyes
  • Shortness of breath during feedings in infants
  • Getting breatless which in daily activity
  • Swelling in the limbs

Causes- genes, medications and medical conditions.

Symptoms of heart disease caused by weak heart muscles:

  • Breathlessness
  • Swelling of feet
  • Fatigue
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Dizziness and fainting

Causes- Dilated cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and Restrictive cardiomyopathy.

Symptoms of heart disease caused by weak heart infections:

  • Pericarditis
  • Myocarditis
  • Endocarditis

Causes: bacteria, viruses and parasites.

Symptoms of heart disease caused by valvular heart diseases:

  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Swollen feet or ankles
  • Chest pain
  • Fainting

Causes: Rheumatic fever, Infections, and Connective tissue disorders.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis can take the form of ECG, Holter monitoring, Echocardiogram, Cardiac catheterization, CT scan and MRI.

Treatments

  • Lifestyle changes
  • Medications
  • Surgery

INSTA UPDATE @LIVGASTRO

Based on 43 reviews.
Shiv kumar Thakur
Shiv kumar Thakur
2022-01-09
Dr. Vijay rai is the best doctor.
PRANAB BARIK
PRANAB BARIK
2022-01-09
Dr, rai is the best person , the best place to visit,
Prabir Das
Prabir Das
2022-01-09
Dr Rai is the best doctor we have come across but reception staffs is poor,
saurwita brahma
saurwita brahma
2021-12-31
Good place. Safe and secured. Good treatment. Doctor is deft and experienced. All other staff are cooperative and supportive
Prodip kumar Majumder
Prodip kumar Majumder
2021-12-30
Satisfied
Sanjiv Singh
Sanjiv Singh
2021-12-30
Very good clinic for all stomach issues under the supervision of one of the best doctor and excellent staff
Rajeev Singh
Rajeev Singh
2021-12-29
Visiting a clinic is not a good feeling but thanks to Dr Vijay Rai and Monica Rai mai it is a releiving experience due to satisfactory treatment and awesome service, kudos to Live Gastro and blessings
THERESA MENDES
THERESA MENDES
2021-12-26
To those of you who may have a gastric issue and want a masterclass Gastroenterologist who builds excellent rapport with his patients, you could do well to meet Dr Vijay Kumar Rai of Liv-Gastro. Dr Vijay Kr Rai is hands down one of Kolkata’s best Gastroenterologists. His presentation of self, decorum, services and treatment processes are definitely top notch. Undoubtedly he represents one of the best health care professionals in his field. Dr. Vijay Kr. Rai’s newest venture Liv-Gastro is testimony of his hard work, grit, innovative ideas and determination to bring the best into his arena of practice; in order to achieve maximum treatment options thereby leading to positive outcomes. He has worked relentlessly with steadfast intent and passion to build and expand on his ideas and Liv Gastro is evidence of all that and more. A tour of the campus and floors reveal pristine, cheerful, brightly lit, consultation rooms, diagnostic laboratories, examination rooms, Dr’s clinics, waiting rooms and reception. The warm decor where detailed attention has been given to ensure a patient friendly ambience and the kind, courteous and graceful staff all add to a cheerful exuberance. Some of the services offered are: 1.Day care 2. ERCP 3.EUS 4.Capsule Endoscopy 5. Manometry 6. Fibroscan Dr Vijay Kumar Rai is a very supportive Dr who takes his patients seriously putting their needs first. He has a well rounded knowledge and expertise in his area of practice and inspires confidence. As a patient I was always sure of quality management of my condition and his ability to zero in on the problem is truly amazing. His persistence in dealing with my health issues has been accurate and he has seen me right through to recovery refusing to give in. I could not ask for more. It’s great to find a Dr who combines care and concern along with the prescription which always leaves one with a “feel good”feeling. I do not hesitate to recommend Dr. Vijay Kumar Rai and the team at Liv Gastro to friends and wider circles.