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Dr. Gnanamma

General Physician, Bangalore

Dr. Gnanamma General Physician, Bangalore
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How to Improve Your Libido Post Menopause

MBBS, F R S T & H London , Fellowship of College of General Practice (FCGP)
Sexologist, Alwar
How to Improve Your Libido Post Menopause

Menopause automatically brings about a dip in testosterone and estrogen levels in a woman’s body. It leads to certain changes in the body and also reduces libido. A drop in libido means that sexual arousal becomes a cause of concern. This can bring in certain problems in your sexual/conjugal life. Lower estrogen levels reduce supply of blood to the vagina, thus resulting in lubrication problems. A dry vagina during sexual intercourse can lead you to experience pain during sex.

There are some other factors that can affect a woman’s libido after menopause:
1. Problems in sleep
2. Anxiety and depression
3. Problems of the bladder
4. Certain medications
5. High stress levels

To remedy lubrication problems, use water soluble lubricants to lubricate your vagina. Avoid using non-water soluble products such as petroleum jelly as it can weaken the latex. Non water soluble lubricants are also known to aggravate bacterial vaginosis. You may also use vaginal moisturizers to address the issue. There are oral medications that are available, which cause the tissues of the vagina to thicken, thus causing less pain during sex.

Improving your libido
You can opt for estrogen therapy to reduce pain during sex as this therapy helps in vaginal lubrication. The main objective of estrogen therapy (Hormone Replacement Therapy) is to ease the discomforts associated with a deficiency of estrogen secretion in the body. You should consult a professional who will be able to guide and counsel you.

Certain other measures to rev up your libido have been listed below:

  1. Indulge in foreplay: Try and include activities such as oral sex and erotic massages in your agenda. Experimentation with foreplay can help spice things up between you and your partner.
  2. Try out new things: Change your sex poses, read erotic books or watch erotic videos as these may help in boosting your libido.

Bear in mind that menopause does not prevent STDs; you still need to take proper precautions before engaging in sexual intercourse. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a gynaecologist and ask a free question.

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My dad is 60 year old. He has giddiness from last one month. His blood pressure is fluctuating every day. Today his blood pressure is 140/90. He was suggested to take infection tablets and cold tablets. Can you tell me the exact reason..

M.B;B.S, P.G.(FAMILY MEDICINE), D.O.H.
General Physician, Hyderabad
Dear, The suggestion w as wrong, because for an elderly person with out assessing the cause of fluctuating B.P. we should not treat the case. Your dad may require 1.Regular B.P.check up by a qualified doctor 9am & 9pm both sitting &standing positions. If B.P. is persistently high, he may require medication and diagnostic tests as the case may be.
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I have problem of head ache from my childhood. I consult many doctors but my problem not solved. This pain comes seasonally and it will be upto 18-20 hours. At that time iam not able to fine. Please give any solution.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have problem of head ache from my childhood. I consult many doctors but my problem not solved. This pain comes seas...
Hello,It's important to figure out what type of headache is causing your pain. If we know your headache type,we can treat it correctly. So please mention more symptoms about your headache . Now you can take BC No. 12, 5 tabs twice daily and kali phos 6x, 5 tabs at bed time. Alpha HA, 15 drops with warm water twice daily.
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I have been facing problem for last 10 years. Actually whenever I used to see a girl face covered with dupatta erection happens. Even I used to see during my wet dreams which happen with me. Please help me. Even I do not masturbate. I have consulted with a doctor who suggested me that everything is all rite there are no sexual problems with you. Please suggest me, I am too much depressed.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
I have been facing problem for last 10 years. Actually whenever I used to see a girl face covered with dupatta erecti...
No need to depress. It's one's psychological condition that has been wmbossed deeply in mind. U need to be frank, socializing person. Resort to satvic food, Pranayam and Meditation for few minutes, see real beauty in dupatta clad women and not with sex angle. With this you may make a combo of pure Indian gooseberry pulp, withania s and Chlorophytum borivilianum herbs in some suitable petal base with honey, Mukta, Prawal and Brahmi. Take a tsp twice a day and see changes yourself. Or get from us if you can't get assured purity if herbs.
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I am a 18+ boy My dick is getting so large & its getting bend towards right side Is it because I use to masturbate a lot years before BT ya now I completely left masturbating I m just 18+ BT my dick is yet about 5 inches Please doctor, give me a solution to make it small & straight.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am a 18+ boy
My dick is getting so large & its getting bend towards right side
Is it because I use to masturbate a ...
Hello, * bending of penis is not any abnormal thing and enlargement of size of penis is no issue. You have to focus, there should not be erectile dysfunction. **homoeo medicine (pills no 40)** @ acid phos 1000-6 pills, once a wk. Take care.
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Sir my penis size small and not strong recently meet doctor hormones test hormones level good but why not strong fastly out sperm how to increase strong long and late come sperm.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Sir my penis size small and not strong recently meet doctor hormones test hormones level good but why not strong fast...
There is no natural or unnatural way to increase your penis size after you have achieved adulthood.The length of your penis is directly connected to the genes you acquired from your parents..
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What amount and when to eat beetroots on daily basis .making sabji of beetroot reduces nutritional values or to eat Raw and juice form is better.

PGD IN ULTRAASONOGRAPHY, Non invasive cardiology course, MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Narnaul
What amount and when to eat beetroots on daily basis .making sabji of beetroot reduces nutritional values or to eat R...
Use 2 – 3 fresh beets afternoon fruit Betalains and some other nutrients are reduced in cooked beets because they are sensitive to heat, according to “Nutritional Sciences for Human Health.” As cooking time and temperature increase, betalains and vitamin C content steadily decreases. Consequently, it’s best to steam beets for less than 15 minutes or bake them at lower temperatures for less than an hour to retain most of the nutrients. Cooked beets are much higher in dietary fiber compared to beet juice because the juicing process removes over 90 percent of the fiber. Dietary fiber is well-established as being able to reduce blood cholesterol levels, control hunger and promote regular bowel movements.
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Getting pain in nose bridge and getting headache no nasal discharge. What are these symptoms signs. How to reduce the pain? Is this any inflammation?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Getting pain in nose bridge and getting headache no nasal discharge. What are these symptoms signs. How to reduce the...
Please Take steam inhalation with vicks thrice a day for 3 days Avoid direct air to face Avoid cold drinks ice cream etc Take lukewarm water three times a day Take Tab oncet cf 6 1... 1 Tab pantop 3 1 Tab levomac 6 250 1....1 Reconsult after 3 days if needed.
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Which days in a month are safe for doing sex without condoms ? Which days are risky for pregnancy ?

M.A. (Scholar), BHMS
Sexologist, Mumbai
Which days in a month are safe for doing sex without condoms ? Which days are risky for pregnancy ?
If woman's periods are very regular, she is tentatively ovulating on the fourteenth day prior to the next expected date of cycle. And 5 days before and after. Total 10 days. Are the most fertile days. Nevertheless please do not depend on these natural methods. Pills or condom or copper t (if she has delivered earlier) are better means. Consult together an expert for specific guidance.
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My semen is like as milky water and ejaculate quickly can please advise me what can I do to improve.

D.E.H.M
Sexologist, Faridabad
My semen is like as milky water and ejaculate quickly can please advise me what can I do to improve.
You should take tulsi beej, lajwanti beej, safed musali and mishri in equal quantity. All mix and make it powder then take this powder 1 tea spoon full twice a day with milk for 2 month. You will feel sexually better than now.
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I have a silent pain in my chest in dis recent 4 months well I smoke but is it bcz of dis I don know please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have a silent pain in my chest in dis recent 4 months well I smoke but is it bcz of dis I don know please help me.
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, Physical and mental strain,hyper acidity, muscular problem 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight. 4.Control your diet. Avoid oily/spicy/fried and junk food,high calorie and cholesterol rich diet.Take small frequent meals(5-6 meals/day instead of three heavy meals).If you have hyper acidity take one tablet of pan 40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 5.Do Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress. 6.Have sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily. 7.Avoid smoking,alcohol, excess tea/coffee, if you are having 8. Drink plenty of water and take rest 9. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets per day at the time of chest pain 10.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain check your BP, take ECG and consult cardiologist 11.Consult me for further advice
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I have pain in my back, headache and weaknessover 2months, please suggest me, what can I do.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I have pain in my back, headache and weaknessover 2months, please suggest me, what can I do.
This problem may be due to Multi mineral and vitamin Deficiency Stress/ anxiety Over exertion (physical and mental) kindly follow advises given below: 1. Take adequate rest 2. Proper diet 3. I recommend you to take Tablet Daily(Nutrilite) after personal consultation this supplement has shown wonderful result, personally i have also used this Consult me for further management
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Keep your Skin Healthy and Glowing this Winter

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Keep your Skin Healthy and Glowing this Winter

To overcome the conditions of dryness caused by the solidification of skin's oily content during winter, there are some ways by which you can rejuvenate your skin by adding to its softness and suppleness besides boosting its collagen content. 1) To do away with the conditions of hardness harnessed during winter, consumption of juicy fruits and vegetable with the particular inclusion of olive oil and primrose juice will prove to be a healthy alternative. 2) In order to get rid of external dryness and chaps, application of coconut oil prior to bathing can be another helpful option. As far as application of oil is concerned, it is better to opt for ones which do not clog the dermal pores. Non clogging oils such as avocado oil, primrose oil and almond oil should be preferred over those causing to block skin pores. 3) Application of petroleum jelly on areas particularly affected with chaps and dryness happens to be one of the most effective options. 4) Instead of using soap high in their alkaline content, it is better to have your skin washed with paste of ground gram and yogurt. In case you prefer using soap, make sure to use one with adequate moisturizing content. Soaps based on natural oils and glycerin may turn out to be a healthy alternative. 5) Avoid using hot water for bathing, instead go for lukewarm water enriched with drops of glycerin or herbal oil such as tea tree oil to make up for the loss of moisture. 6) Skin may be similarly hydrated with cold creams and moisturizer oily in content. In place of water based moisturizers opted for during summer, go for the oily ones. 7) Moisturizing lotions based on glycerin and alpha-hydroxyl content can contribute to the smoothening feel of the skin. 8) Skin toner containing essential oils or the rejuvenating elements of vitamin E can prove to be similarly effective. However, if the facial skin is naturally oily, avoid using the same on face. 9) While going for manicure and pedicure, make sure to have your limbs soaked in lukewarm water enriched with drops of natural oil. 10) To prevent brittleness in nails, make sure to pamper your finger and toe nails with sufficient touches of oil, glycerin or moisturizers. 11) In order to overcome flaking, chapping and itchy cracks caused during winter, use cotton socks, gloves to have yourself adequately covered from the pinching chill of winter. 12) Avoid using facial packs and masks which suck out the natural oil content of the skin. Facial pack containing mud should be avoided for this reason. Rather go for cleansing milk and oil based pack. Facial masks containing avocado extracts in addition to olive oil is helpful during winter. Similarly a blend of yogurt, buttermilk and sour cream or the creamy layer of milk with respective ingredients being combined in small measure is helpful for activating the skin's collagen content. 13) To overcome conditions of dryness and chap formation on lips, opt for a lip balm enriched with vitamin E. Likewise, to get rid of ugly cracks on feet, go for a therapeutic ointment or lotion containing vitamin E. In extreme cases of cracks, one has to use ointment containing necessary anti-biotic. A vital skin care tip for winter involves bare minimum use of water. After a wash or shower, make sure to pat yourself completely dry. In case your work demands recurrent exposure to water, make sure to use gloves to have the hands well protected. Use humidifiers to have the indoor environment well hydrated and moisturized. With the help of a humidifier, winter harnessed dryness and conditions of cracks can be overcome. One shouldn't avoid using sun's cream during winter, but it is always preferable using one with an increased moisturizing content.

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I am suffering from urticaria since 2 and 2.5 months. Is there any permanent cure for this allergy reaction.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I am suffering from urticaria since 2 and 2.5 months. Is there any permanent cure for this allergy reaction.
Urticaria also known as Hives is bothersome. Before the diagnosis of chronic hives, may I know if you had any test for thyroid or lupus? - Sometimes, hives are related to such health problems. In addition, there are certain medications, or foods (including food additives) which cause hives if in contact with them. Moreover, insects or parasitic infections cause chronic hives when they are not identified and correctly treated. You can test for such allergic factors (allergens) through allergic tests; and test for parasitic infections or other types through blood or stool exams.
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What Is The Perfect Time To Eat Your Healthy Meal

M.Sc. in Foods & Nutrition, PhD in Foods & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Udaipur
What Is The Perfect Time To Eat Your Healthy Meal

What Is The Perfect Time To Eat Your Healthy Meal

Choosing the best time to eat meals has many benefits. One of them is more energy. Skipping meals or eating meals on a random schedule can drain your body of energy.Eating five small meals a day is better than eating three big meals, because the smaller meals are easier to digest, and your blood sugar will stay more constant throughout the day. This will help prevent fatigue, heartburn and spikes in blood sugar levels. Eating smaller meal is also great for weight management and energy endurance. You should also drink six to eight cups of fresh filtered water to prevent dehydration.

Breakfast: best time to eat around 8:00 A.M.

Eat breakfast within 1-2 hours after waking: when taken literally, breakfast is exactly what it says it is -breaking fast.To optimise metabolism, we need to eat breakfast as early as possible and waiting until 9 or 10am is too late in the day.Breakfast is very important for replenishing your blood sugar levels after 6-8 hours of sleep. This will help keep your blood sugar level balanced, giving you more energy endurance.

Eat foods that are high in complex carbohydrates, such as oatmeal, nuts, whole grain cereal, brown rice, fruits and vegetables.

If you regularly find yourself skipping breakfast, keep a supply of hard boiled eggs, tins of baked beans or greek yoghurt on hand to grab as you leave the house.

If you love your coffee, enjoying it with breakfast is best for both your digestion and your metabolism.

Lunch: best time to eat around 12: 00 p. M. To 1: 00 p. M. (don't eat after 3 pm)

You should eat lunch within 3-4 hours after breakfast. However, remember that breakfast should be your biggest meal of the day, so you will want to make sure you are not indulging too much during the afternoon.Skipping lunch will drain your body of energy. Eating during lunch will supply your body with enough energy to propel you through the busiest time of the day. Lunch is next and this is the time things start to go pear-shaped nutritionally. Remember the rules of optimal metabolism and that it is better to consume the bulk of your calories during the first half of the day. This means that 2 or 3pm is too late to eat lunch. Instead aim to enjoy your lunch, sitting down but away from your desk by 1pm. Eat a meal balanced with protein, complex carbohydrates, healthy fats (unprocessed fat free of synthetic chemicals) and fiber. These essential nutrients are packed with energy, giving you enough energy for the next four to five hours.

Late afternoon snacks: best time to eat around 3:00 P.M. To 4:00 P.M.

Late afternoon snack should not be as big as a regular meal but big enough to satisfy your hunger. Fruit salad, smoothies, nuts, healthy meal replacement bars, fruit yogurt and vegetable soup are great examples for late afternoon snacks. One of the best places to purchase healthy meal replacement bars, nuts and snacks is this online store. Fruits and vegetables are full of essential vitamins and minerals, and are low in calories, making them great for weight loss. The bad thing about low calorie food is that it may not satisfy your hunger for long. However, this is a late afternoon snack so low calorie food is perfect for this situation.

Dinner: best time to eat around 6:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.

Dinner should be eaten within 2-3 hours after late afternoon snacks. Eating dinner late is one of biggest dietary mistakes we make. A simple trick to help manage this is to keep your dinner lighter, the later you find yourself eating it.

Unless you are exercising for more than an hour each day, you are unlikely to need large volumes of energy dense rice and pastas at night, so keep it light with grills, vegetables and salads.

If you find yourself routinely eating after 8pm, you may be better to have a light dinner of soup or salad and enjoy your heavier, main meal at lunchtime.

Dinner food should be balanced with protein, complex carbohydrates and healthy fats. Brown rice, nuts and food high in essential fatty acids are great examples.For desserts, eat fruits and vegetables to replenish your body with essential vitamins, minerals and fiber.

Late night snack: perfect time to eat around 9:00 P.M. Or an hour before bed

Late night snacks should be low in calories and high in nutrients.

Fresh fruits and vegetables, and organic yogurt are good examples of late night snacks. For drinks, avoid coffee and energy drinks, instead drink a glass of fresh filtered water or organic juice.

Enjoy your meal with healthy food at the right time.

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I've always had underlying depression issues. Years fine on Prozac. Then year or so ago I aware not sleeping, anxiety, anger, loss interest in everything.

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
I've always had underlying depression issues. Years fine on Prozac. Then year or so ago I aware not sleeping, anxiety...
Hi…This problem is due to irritation and inadequate nutrition of the brain. So follow few basic things …. 1) drink only 100-150 ml of water during meals …. 2) don’t drink water one hour before meals and one hour after meal… 3) avoid oily, spicy, salty, junk, fast, fermented and stale foods… 4) avoid coffee and tea… 5) try to sleep upto 10.30 pm … 6) do anuloma viloma pranayam and omkar chanting regularly early in the morning… A) eat 30-40 black currants and 1 tsf of jaggery during meals… B) take 250 ml of fresh butter milk during meals. C) instill 3-4 drops of CHANDANADI TAILA in each nostril at the time of sleeping…… Do all these things for 15 days. It gives you good result. Consult to me for further suggestions. THANKS.
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Hi I have some sexual problem like my penis is too small nd during sex my starch remove very earlier.

MCH-Urology, M.S. (General Surgery) , MBBS
Urologist, Gurgaon
Hi I have some sexual problem like my penis is too small nd during sex my starch remove very earlier.
Ankur the size of penis is unique to every individual. It can be enhanced only surgically there are no medical treatments for it. To improve your sexual stamina please start doing Kaegal exercises and 30 min of run daily.
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My salivary gland secretion is very much high ever moment I have to split what can I do to over secretion of saliva.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Although excessive saliva is not too common, there are a number of conditions that can cause it - some harmless, others more serious. It is possible that your saliva problems are just a result of the way you speak. Some people speak faster or slower than others, just as some people blink more often, breathe faster, or have a more rapid heartbeat. This may just be what's normal for you. Since it is negatively affecting your life, I suggest your problem can be ignored. However there are medical conditions that causes excessive salivation injection glycopyrrolate reduces secretions in the mouth, throat, airway, and stomach.
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I want to my dick will be 8-9 inches now I have 6.5 inches so what can I do for it I live at Kolkata.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I want to my dick will be 8-9 inches now I have 6.5 inches so what can I do for it I live at Kolkata.
There is no natural or unnatural way to increase your penis size after you have achieved adulthood. The length of your penis is directly connected to the genes you acquired from your parents.
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When I run or work my breathing is fast some times I can not breath properly what is the problem.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
It can be due to lack of exercise and with practice you can gain capacity and if needed you may do a cardiology checkup to clear doubts.
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