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Dr. Abhay Gungurthi

Endocrinologist, Bangalore

Dr. Abhay Gungurthi Endocrinologist, Bangalore
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Dr. Abhay Gungurthi is one of the best Endocrinologists in Banashankari, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Abhay Gungurthi at Shishira Womens & Cardiac Centre in Banashankari, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Abhay Gungurthi on Lybrate.com.

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What is good for blood sugar person my mom have a blood sugar I want to know what is good for her health what fruit and vegetables.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
What is good for blood sugar person my mom have a blood sugar I want to know what is good for her health what fruit a...
Mr. Lybrate-user, first and foremost is a person with diabetes should achieve excellent control of the blood sugar. Fasting should be around 100 mg and pp 150 to 160 mg. Hba1c% <7. Along with this there has to be a strict diet control. Plus daily exercise of at least 1 hour is a must. Both these help in better control of blood sugar. All green leafy vegetables are good, can be eaten in any quantity. Fruits permitted are papaya, pear, apple, water melon, orange, sweet lime, pomegranate and guava. To be avoided are mango, banana, chikkoo and grapes.
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Hi doctor my current TSH is 6.5 and T3 and T4 are normal, I have been taking thyrox 50 mg for last 5 months, I started this medicine when my TSH vale was 10, two months back it was 4.5 but now again it has increased and reported at 6.5 T3 and T4 are normal please suggest further action plan thanks a lot in advance, I am also observing hair thickness and falling issue from one month.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hi doctor my current TSH is 6.5 and T3 and T4 are normal, I have been taking thyrox 50 mg for last 5 months, I starte...
Mr. lybrate-user, When on treatment for hypothyroidism, it is necessary to bring TSH down to 3 to 4 mU/L, then only one will be freem from all the troublesome symptoms. Hence, if TSH is 6.5 mU/L, then it should be reduced to the value mentioned above. Therefore, there is a need to increase the dose of thyroxine being taken now. After increasing the dose TSH should be checked 6 weeks later to see if desired level is reached. Thanks.
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Hi. I am 23. I am having thyroid problem (hypothyroid). I am taking thyroxine sodium tablets 100mg daily as prescribed. Is there any fruits and vegetables that I should avoid? If so please tell me their names and reason. Thanks in advance.

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Hi. I am 23. I am having thyroid problem (hypothyroid). I am taking thyroxine sodium tablets 100mg daily as prescribe...
Thyroid is an organ which produces hormones. Hormones are internal substances which are produced by the body. They are produced by the signalling mechanism and the only thing that is required for maintaining proper thyroid hormone level is iodine. As per government guidelines, all salt in india is iodised. This is to ensure that people are never iodine deficient. So the only dietary recommendation is to take iodised salt.
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My mom is severally effected from uric acid. What precautions should be taken to lesseR this acid? What should she avoid to eat?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
The first thing you should do is to eat foods that are high in fiber, this is because fiber rich foods absorb uric acid from the blood. Your kidneys then'throw' out the excess uric acid. Try to eat oatmeal, spinach, cauliflowers and isabgol in milk if possible. Please use olive oil to cook your food. Kindly avoid vegetable oils because they become unhealthy when heated twice. This leads to rancid fat in the body. These destroy vitamin e, that in turn controls uric acid levels. Olive oil also curbs uric acid by itself. Vitamin c chewable tablets taken 500mg daily lower uric acid levels within 4 to 8 weeks. Try to stop intake of sweets, cakes and pastries. Saturated fats are bad for you. Many fruits have got potent anti-oxidant properties, like celery seeds, grapes and tomatoes, and these prevent harmful toxins from attacking your organs - releasing uric acid.
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I consume a small quantity of jaggery every day. Is it harmful for my health or is it is okay? Can it cause sugar problems?

CDIABT, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I consume a small quantity of jaggery every day. Is it harmful for my health or is it is okay? Can it cause sugar pro...
For normal person, its okay to consume small quantity of jaggery every day. But if have any risk factors of developing diabetes than you should check your blood sugar regularly.
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Im having diabetes for last two years now it is increased 250 to 400. Help me How to solve it.

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
Im having diabetes for last two years now it is increased 250 to 400. Help me
How to solve it.
No details about timing of blood sugar reports. Details of medications. No details about complaints. You appear to be underweight . Madurai is one of the very good health care cities. Get your blood sugar report on 1. Fasting. 2. 2 Hours after morning principal meals and 3. Before dinner Along with old records if any visit Diabetologist or a Consultant physician for proper history taking , clinical examination, all related investigations and advice. You need to follow proper medications regularly. diet as advised, light daily exercise . Regular monitoring of blood sugarlevels and follow up frequently till all above blood levels are brought to normal. No short cuts. Your age and underweight suggests you may be insululin dependent Follow the specialist
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Is there any treatment for diabetic retinopathy and vitreous hemorrhage in Ayurveda. Pls tell m m very depressed by this. Don't wnt surgery.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Is there any treatment for diabetic retinopathy and vitreous hemorrhage in Ayurveda. Pls tell m m very depressed by t...
Mr. Lybrate-user, diabetic retinopathy is a serious complication of diabetes. Particularly occurs if blood sugar level is not well controlled for a long time. Hyperglycemia affects small blood vessels of retina and blocks them creating lack of oxygen. This leads to development of new blood vessels which are fragile and bleed blocking the vision or shrivel and cause detachment of retina. Only treatment for this is laser therapy, or certain injections in to the eye or if needed surgery (vitriectomy). In other medical practices there is no treatment for this problem. Strict blood glucose control is also very essential part of the treatment. Please go through appropriate treatment. Getting depressed is not going to benefit. Thanks.
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I am a diabetic patient and on oral medicine . My Hb1Ac is 8 and for the last 6 months , I am feeling numbness on my right thigh and sometimes feeling of inflammation and the other time piercing of needles. Taking gabapentin 100 but no positive result.

M.B;B.S, P.G.(FAMILY MEDICINE), D.O.H.
General Physician, Hyderabad
Hb1Ac =8 means your blood sugars are not under good control Diabetes is managed on three parallel guidelines. 1.Diet planning and control in consultation with the dietician 2.Timely and regular use of prescribed medicines 3.Regular brisk morning walk for 45mts for 6 days a week if any of the three is deviated the blood sugars will increase, so find out the root cause
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I am 54 years age and a diabetic since last 12 years. My wait constantly 71 to 73.00 Kgs til date and Height 5'-6' I am taking medicine 1. Exermet-GM 502- 1 tab twice day 2. Benfoment cap- 1 /day 3. Ecosprin 75 -1HS since last 5 years. My sugar level Fasting 120 Avg and post lunch 170 Avg. Q. When I have taking some hi calorie diets during festival/occasion an effect on my skin found every time. When sugar level come down bellow 150 mg on fasting automatically cured the same. Some where it is itching and skin synchronized and if I try to ealast those area skin cracked there but automatically cure as sugar level down. I have not taken ever Insulin. I have no bad habit like smoking/Drinks but taking non-vegetarian food by weekly 2/3 days but dinner only milk bread. I like fruit but need advice to take fruits. Also required advice for betterment living but not hard.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am 54 years age and a diabetic since last 12 years. My wait constantly 71 to 73.00 Kgs til date and Height 5'-6' 
I...
Diabetes affects all organs in the body ? Eyes, kidneys, nerves, reproductive system all are affected, In fact, from toe to hair. It is not as easy task to control blood sugar in the desired normal range. Whatever we eat is metabolised to sugar in the body to provide energy for our daily activities. For the absolute control, one has to monitor his / her blood sugar at regular intervals (Self-Monitoring of Blood glucose ? SMBG). Though difficult, this can be done by a glucometer and keep a record. Get an idea of Fasting sugar (FBS) and 2 hours after food (PPBS), & HbA1C and check before dinner and after every major food. The basic idea is to reduce the food intake to 1/3 of what you take now. The dictum of sugar control is diet, exercise, diet + medicine and at later stage medicine+ Insulin will be needed. There are different diet plans of varying calories for each person depending on his activity & lifestyle. Give all the details like your daily eating pattern and medicines you take.
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I have blood sugar 347before fasting and 396 aftr break fast im taking tablets teldil40 mg. But still there is no change so please hlp me and im 23 M.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have blood sugar 347before fasting and 396 aftr break fast im taking tablets teldil40 mg. But still there is no cha...
Your blood sugar is very high.You may need Insulin. Follow the advice given below1.Do regular exercise 2.Reduce weight if overweight 3Control diet 4.Avoid sweets, excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet, . 5.Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting Dietitian 6.Monitor your fasting, PP blood sugar and Hba1c three monthly 7.Consult diabetologist for advice and treatment
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I am suffering from diabetes, Bp, and some bonical problem. And now I have gat a liver failure. Where should I consult.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering from diabetes, Bp, and some bonical problem. And now I have gat a liver failure. Where should I consult.
You need a thorough physical examination and detail investigation,consult gastro enterologist &physician for advice and treatment
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I am suffering from hypothyroid last 3 years my weight is now 70 kg it's not getting done suggest me something.?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am suffering from hypothyroid last 3 years my weight is now 70 kg it's not getting done suggest me something.?
Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Drink more water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. You can take Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Tests every 3 to 6 months.
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He is having a hiccuup from last two days. He is diabetic as well as taking medicine for heart and brain, can you suggest any medicine or this, pls.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
He is having a hiccuup from last two days. He is diabetic as well as taking medicine for heart and brain, can you sug...
Common causes A) eating too much of food too quickly. Drinking too much (especially alcohol/carbonated beverages, B) swallowing too much of air, smoking, noxious fumes, C) sudden change of stomach temperature such as drinking hot beverages and then a cold beverage, D) emotional stress/excitement/fear Treatment- A) most hiccups go away on their own within a few minutes to hours and don’t require treatment. B) Hold your breath and slowly count up to 10 (it increases level of co2). C) Breathing repeatedly into a paper bag for a limited period of time. D) Quickly drinking a glass of cold water. E) Eating 1 tsf of sugar/honey, biting a lemon, f) pulling hard on your tongue, gargling water, using smelling salts. G) Avoid over eating/eating and drinking too quickly H. If no relief, consult physician.
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I have baldness I treated in several hospitals both ayurvedic and allopathic. But no results I'm not interested in hair fixing. I don't have any allergic reaction to medicines. I m not taking any medicines for any kind of disease. Menstruation is regular. I had undergone investigations like in hb, thyroid functions etc. Can you help me out from this problem.

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
I have baldness I treated in several hospitals both ayurvedic and allopathic. But no results I'm not interested in ha...
Just as your overall health will benefit from eating a balanced diet, so too should the health of your hair. Once it’s gone, it’s gone, so don’t put foods in your body that speed up hair loss. You may be experiencing a thinning on top already, but you can counteract this (or at least slow it down) by eating from every food group daily -- concentrating on foods that are rich in protein, iron, silica, and zinc.
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Please suggest what food to be avoided and what to be taken in case of high uric acid. Pl.specify food.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Please suggest what food to be avoided and what to be taken in case of high uric acid. Pl.specify food.
The best treatment of Gout consists of restoring the balance of Vata (Air element) and detoxifying the blood. High protein diet should be avoided in cases of increased uric acid. Mix one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water and drink it two to three times daily. If you find this remedy helpful, you can increase the dosage of apple cider vinegar to up to two tablespoons. Take maha rasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. Take maha yograj guggul 1-1 twice a day. Kaishor guggul and chandraprabha vati 1-1 twice a day. Avoid junk food. Fermented food. Spicy food. Tea.coffee. Do pranayama early morning. Avoid alcohol consumption. Consult me in private for more details.
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I am 30 years old man I am having diabetes. I need solution without putting insulin.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 30 years old man I am having diabetes. I need solution without putting insulin.
Best medicine for diabetes is is insulin in both t1 & t2 dm. However, t2 can be contolled quite well by oral drugs along with strict diet control, weight reduction and regular exercise. If you want any specific medications to suggested please come in a private conversation where I can advise specific drugs.
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I have blood sugar of 180 mg. I am taking Glimet tablet- 1 in the morning and 1 in night along with Becosym C- Fort tablet. Is it correct? Whether it should be taken after diet?

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
Dear, Diabetes is often called the silent killer. Diabetes, is a metabolic disease in which sugar does not get metabolized properly in the body. This means that the blood sugar levels continue to be high, threatening the normal functioning of the body. According to Ayurveda There are 20 forms of Diabetes : 4 are due to Vata, 6 result from Pitta, and 10 are caused by Kapha. But Diabetes (MADHUMEHA) is.Mainly kapha dosha disease. Poorly managed diabetes can lead to a host of long-term complications like :- Heart attacks, Strokes, Blindness, Nerve damage, Amputation of Limb. Impotency in men.Visit us at www.Malhotraayurveda.Com
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I am 45 years old n I am diabetic patient from last 9 years. Now sugar level of fasting 170 .I am continuing Aliphatic but I don't want to take any more and want to continue Homeopathy. please suggest is it fruitful .

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I am 45 years old n I am diabetic patient from last 9 years. Now sugar level of fasting 170 .I am continuing Aliphati...
Dear lybrate-user, since diabetes is a life long illness, the treatment also has to be lifelong. Allopathy has proved to be very effective for controlling diabetes. I am not sure about homoeopathy and it also depends greatly on the treating doctor. Any ways, it will have to be taken lifelong. Please understand that in homoeopathy if given wrong medicine can cause a permanent side effect which might be impossible to rectify. In allopathy, atleast a lot of research evidence is available for all the existing medications. & the effects & side effects are all documented.
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I m allergic asthma nd diabetic. Allergic asthma is 20 years old nd diabetes is 1.6 years old. Fasting is under control but blood Pressure crossed 180 to 220. Last two years I am allergic to colds No medicine . Work when cold

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
I m allergic asthma nd diabetic. Allergic asthma is 20 years old nd diabetes is 1.6 years old. Fasting is under contr...
Start some medicine for high bp. Get pft to confirm asthma. Asthma preventor drugs by inhalation with spacer keep your diabetes under control. For cold can take antihistamine.
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I am 54 year old woman. I have a goiter and feel difficulty in throat, my thyrod test normal. Please suggest medicine and diet to remove goiter.

DM - Endocrinology
Endocrinologist, Hyderabad
Sorry as such there is no medicine to remove goiter except surgery. You need to evaluated for what type of goiter you have and then future treatment can be planned accordingly.
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