Dr. Tamanna Nahar

Cardiology
Big Spring, TX
female

Locations

Cardiosolution, Scenic Mountain Medical Center

Big Spring, TX

Address

1601, W 11th Pl, Big Spring, TX
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
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About

Bio

Dr. Nahar is trained in Interventional and Noninvasive Cardiology, from Cornell and Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center New York, NY, and a graduate of M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, India. She has a vast clinical experience across most cardiovascular disciplines. As well as, non clinical experiences in quality analysis, research and hospital administration.

Specialties
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Cardiology

Licenses

United States: Florida, Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, Texas

Languages spoken

Hindi

Doctor Q&A

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
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Yes: the membarane transport is and oncotic pressures are altered. This can lead to fluid retention. More information is needed if you want a definitive an... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
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Atypical chest pain: Flu-cold - pericarditis (less when leaning forward) or pneumonia (worse when taking deep breath). Cough & Pain when your chest is pressed-costocho... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
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Target organ: High blood pressure can cause target organ damage (eyes, kidneys, heart). That is why we aim at preventive care prior to these events occurring. You... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
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Cabg: When was your last cardiac evaluation? Even if asymptomatic - you have documented heart disease and should have an imaging stress test every 2 years. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
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Lipitor (atorvastatin): Statins are the only lipid lowering medication that have been shown to induce plaque regression in CAD. The side effects are mainly hypersensitivity,... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
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TTT Pulm HTN: A TTT assesses how your BP/HR responds to standing. Adrenaline is normally released in response to standing to raise the HR. It could have a vaso con... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Home cholesterol: Your local pharmacy should have them.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Infection/HTN: Chronic infections such as periodontal dz has been linked to cv dz. Pls refer to: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3403746/.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
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Leg pain n BP: The 2 may be related or true true unrelated. Normal variant, coarctation, spinal stenosis r a few of the differentials.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
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Cardiology: Field of medicine specializing in the heart and arteries / veins.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
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Anxiety ECG: Nonspecific changes on an ECG can be a normal variant. Age sex, type of symptoms and risk factors (ie: diabetes hypertension, family history of heart... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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Keep the heart going: Heart disease - delayed not prevented. Controlling risk factors(rf) - mainstay of control. Modifiable rf: bp, heart healthy diet, exercise, smoking,... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Premature menopause: Could be premature menopause - also get thyroid checked.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Family history: To start with you need a detailed history and physical, blood work ( Lipids, Lpa, CRPhs) ECG and treadmill stress test.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
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Cough syrup se: Avoid using cough and cold medicine that contains nsaids (ibuprofen, naproxen) or decongestants, especially pseudoephedrine. These can raise your blo... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
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Butterflied/chest : Sound like anxiety however should make sure heart is ok. Need bo chk, ecg, blood test - if abnormal then echo. Fhx for cardiac dz is very important.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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BP or sugar: A BP monitor does not check sugar levels.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
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Chest trauma: Sounds musculoskeletal. Just some otc nsaids can help.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
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Controversial: Controversial but 4oz of Red wine may be cardio protective - it contains resveratrol an antioxidant with cardioprotective effect. Red grapes, cranber... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
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Heart problems: All depends on the problem - need more information.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
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Costochondritis: With the limited information provided - it seems like muskuloskeletal pain. If you have any cardiac risk factors (DM, active smoker, metabolic syndro... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
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Plavix (clopidogrel) out: Plavix (clopidogrel) is rapidly with absorbed-peak plasma levelsof the main circulating metabolite occurring in~1hr. In humans, 50% excreted in urine ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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CHF post preganancy: It all depends on your cardiac function. It is called post partum cardiomyopathy. If your left ventricular (heart) function has decreased your funct... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
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Pregnant abn vision: Sound like it may be supine hypotensive syndrome - lying flat result in uterine/fetal compression of the ivc. Sleep in the left lateral position. Als... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
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Vertigo: Need more history. But sounds like it could be positional vertigo related to inner ear disease.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
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HTN cataract: cataract sx is an avascular technique low risk sx however - important to have BP adequately controlled prior to any procedure.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
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High cholesterol : Need cholesterol breakdown. High levels may be due to contribution from high good cholesterol levels (HDL) or vise versa
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A 36-year-old female asked:
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Cardiac RF: You are young with multiple risk factors for heart disease which puts you at intermediate risk for having cardiac disease.
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A male asked:
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Visible heart beat: If the chest wall is thin as is in children and thin people the heart beat is visible. You should be evaluated by a doctor to make sure everything is ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
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Carotid flow: Turbulence implies absence of laminar flow which may be due to tortuous vessels (normal variant) or blockages.
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A male asked:
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Tachycardia: need more clinicals: age, comorbidities, exercise status, blood work if any. For ex anemia, thyroid dz, sedentary lifestyle, excessive caffeine intak... Read More
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A 78-year-old male asked:
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Antihistamines: May cause drowsiness and increase risk of falls which is dangerous for those on warfarin.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
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Amiodarone: Depending on your cardiac history, lv function your doctor will decide. Alternatives are radiofrequency ablation of the site causing af or nodal abla... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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A fib heart failure: Rate controlled atrial fibrillation will not worsen your heart failure. There is an entity "tachycardia induced heart failure". This can happen if t... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
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Extra beats: Extra beats (pacs top part of the heart or pvcs bottom part of the heart) in most cases are normal. What you are feeling are "compensatory pauses". ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
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Atypical CP: Your description sounds sounds less like pleuritic (lungs) and more like costochondritis (musculoskeletal) pain. Without any other history it does no... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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Anxiety: Sounds like anxiety - however this dx that should be e
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A 37-year-old male asked:
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Ignore: Heart-healthy diet, exercise at least 30 min 5x/wk, manage stress, continue all meds as prescribed.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
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LAFB: Left anterior fascicular block is a normal variant.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
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Exercise HR: Your rate is at 92% MPHR. To achieve cardiac benefit you should be at least 85% ((220-age)x85%=MPHR))
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A 18-year-old female asked:
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Chest tightness: I see you take bronchodilators and young - pulmonary vs musculoskeletal are highly likely. Although with limited history it is difficult to give an a... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
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Atypical chest pain: Given age group and no documented risk factors, your symptoms are unlikely cardiac in origin. However an evaluation with blood tests (thyroid unction)... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
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Beta blocker cough: propranolol is a nonselective beta blocker - it can cause bronchospasm and wheezing which you are feeling as a cough. You should see your doctor to ad... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
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CHF : Either test should be performed under medical supervision once the heart failure is stabilized. The route would depend on more clinical information.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
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POTS: Prognosis is usually good. Due to dysautonomic response. Few tips: Need to stay hydrated, avoid heat exposure and prolonged standing or sudden standin... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
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Get help: you should see your doctor. If you are having visual trouble, headaches, dizziness, chest pain, SOB or any symptoms you should immediately go to the E... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
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Creatinine: Normal creatinine ranges from 0.6 -1.3. This can vary from lab to lab age and sex. Dehydration, exercise for 2 days prior to testing and ingestion o... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
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Thyroid: Get ur thyroid profile drawn. Ur pcp should be able to treat if levels are abnormal.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
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Cranberry juice: Scientific research has shown cranberry juice (not extract) to “possibly” decrease inflammation – however should be ingested in moderation. UTI preve... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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Normal: Normal HR = 60-100 at rest.
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May 3, 2015
She recommended testing that my Dr. won't do so now I know exactly what to ask for no matter what dr. Thanks again
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Nov 23, 2014
I Would recommend her to all my friends, what a very caring and understanding Dr. Thank You for all your help.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Nahar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This saved my life. Thank you. Went to er. Doctor looked at my X-ray and immediately admitted me for bad pneumonia in both lungs
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. Sometimes the most basic knowledge is indispensable to non-doctors.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Bangalore University, M. S. Ramaiah Medical College, India
MD

Residency

NYU Medical CENTER

Awards

Top Cardiologist , Second Place, New York - Summer
2014
Top Cardiologist , First Place, Texas - Fall
2014
Top Cardiologist, Second Place, Texas - Spring
2015
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