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Dr. Ritika

Acupuncturist, Bangalore

200 at clinic
Dr. Ritika Acupuncturist, Bangalore
200 at clinic
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Dr. Ritika is one of the best Acupuncturists in Frazer Town, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Ritika at High-Cure Acupuncture Centre in Frazer Town, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ritika on Lybrate.com.

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What should I do to increase the weight because I am 36 year old and weight is 50 kg.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
What should I do to increase the weight because I am 36 year old and weight is 50 kg.
Follow these best methods to easily gain weight and get a healthy body - * to gain weight, first take a diet rich with proteins and fats. You should take high calories food that increase your muscle mass and induce growth in bones. Follow the diet chart in your daily life to fastly gain weight * in morning, take a glass of milk added with 2 teaspoons of bournvita or complan powder with breakfast. * after 2 hours of breakfast, take 2 bananas or a bowl of boiled soyabeans. To increase your hunger & proper digestion of food - take 10 gms powder of carom seeds (ajwain, 10 gm powder of cumin (jeera), 10 gm of rock salt. Mix them well and take 1/2 teaspoon (3-5 gm) of mixture daily after lunch * in lunch time, take 1 bowl of curd or 100 gm of cheese, a bowl of vegetable, with chapattis. You can take 2 bowl of careals (moong/chana daal) on the place of curd or cheese. * in evening, take 1 glass of milk (300 ml) with 10-12 pieces of dry fruits or 3-4 pieces of dates (khajoor). * in night, take a bowl of careals (daal, a bowl of salad with chapattis. 3. In morning, get up early and take awalk for 10-15 minutes and exercise light weight exercises for at least 30 minutes at home or gym. Exercise is very important so that muscles gain mass from the heathy diet. 4. For proper weight, proper sleep is very important. So you should sleep for 6-8 hours daily. 5. Avoid smoking & alcohol drinkg completely. I assure you that you definitely gain weight fastly by following them. Be healthy
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Hi, i am 29 years old, I have athletic built. I started running to maintain health for last 3 years but for last some months my knee joints have pain. It shoots up when I run. Height 5, 8 weight 88 kgs. Needs a help?

MD-Ayurveda, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
Consult with orthopaedic surgeon for knee joint examination. If normal then we can give u ayurvedic products to strengthen your knee.
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What are the different ways in which a person can gain weight? Actually I am of 17 years old and I only weigh 50 kg so how can I gain weight fastly?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
What are the different ways in which a person can gain weight? Actually I am of 17 years old and I only weigh 50 kg s...
Hi to increase weight you should improve your digestive system. By digesting your indigested food with the help of remedy and medicines will ultimately increase your appetite and digestive system. Take chitrakadi vati after meal. Take ashwagandha churna with water twice a day. Take banana milk shake. Drink lots of milk and eat lots of milk products. Like butter. Ghee.
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I have some problems like I am tired quickly when I am doing some work etc so what is the reason reply soon.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Dear, if you tired very fast and feeling weakness. Then you will definitely recover from weakness by following these very useful tips. * you should take proper balanced diet first. That means you have to take vegetables, milk, chapattis or rice, butter / cream, cereals (daals) or cheese every day. Very important thing, do not miss or skip your meals at any cost and take meals on time. * proper 6-8 hours sleep is very important. If your sleep is less than 6 hours, then you feel tired very early. So complete your sleep. * do breathing execises daily in morning & evening. Just sit down in peaceful place, close your eyes, take deep and long breaths in and out. Do it atleast for 10-15 minutes daily. You can also do pranayams like anulom vilom for better results. *take a walk, in first walk normally for 10-15 minutes for 15 days. You can do it on treadmill also. * you can take ashvagandha churn of baidyanath 1 teaspoon with milk daily for 2 months atleast to get your strength back. * check out your haemoglobin level in 3 months, if it is low you get tired early. So get treatment of low haemoglobin (anemia). If you have any disease like asthma /diabetes / hypertension, then get complete treatment of them. * avoid all fast foods and habit of smoking or drinking. You surely get great strength and recover from weakness by following these important things.
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Christmas Cake - 8 Fascinating and Healthy Facts About it

B.Sc.(Hons), P.G.Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Gurgaon
Christmas Cake - 8 Fascinating and Healthy Facts About it

Christmas would be incomplete without a delicious Christmas plum cake. This lovely cake is rich in fresh and dried fruits and is soaked in brandy or orange liquor. Preparations for this cake often start a month before Christmas as the fruits are cut and soaked in alcohol until it is time to bake them. Here are 8 fascinating facts about this Christmas cake.

  1. It has a really long shelf life: Christmas cake or fruitcake can last for months and years. This may be because of the alcohol content in the cake. Many families keep aside a part of the Christmas cake to be eaten during Easter. The longevity of this cake is also why it is the perfect packed food for hunters and travellers.
  2. It is packed with energy: Christmas cake has a high ratio of fruits to flour and hence is packed with nutrients. On the flip side, this isn’t a cake you want to snack on as it can also increase your waistline.
  3. Naturally dried fruits are the key to a good Christmas cake: Christmas cake is said to be an acquired taste. However, the key to make a good Christmas cake is to avoid glazed and candied fruits and instead use naturally sweetened and dried fruits. This makes the cake healthier and much more wholesome.
  4. You can put any fruit into Christmas cake: Christmas fruit cake is an all inclusive cake. A Christmas cake can be made with fresh fruits, dried fruits or a mixture of the two. However, fresh fruit cake has a shorter life span than dried fruit cake.
  5. It gets better with time: Like wine, Christmas cake ages and tastes better with time. Christmas cake can also be revived, if it has dried out. For this, all you have to do is, steam the cake and drizzle a little more alcohol over it.
  6. It is a very old recipe: Christmas cake is said to date back to the Roman empire. The Romans used a mixture of pine nuts, barley, raisins, sweetened wine and pomegranate seeds to make a version of the Christmas cake known as satura. However, it was only in the 16th century that it gained popularity.
  7. The origins of Christmas cake lies in a meat pie: Christmas cake has evolved from the plum pudding. This plum pudding was originally a pie of mixed minced meats and fruits. With time, the meat was removed and only the fruits remained. Later, spice and dried fruits were added to the recipe to give us a modern day Christmas cake.
  8. Christmas cake was traditionally not eaten on Christmas day: Christmas cake was originally eaten on the twelfth day of Christmas. For this reason, it was also known as the twelfth night cake.
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I want to gain weight. Very skinny. 52 kg 5'8" 26 yrs. I run daily for 2km then push ups pull ups squats. Is running bad if I want to gain weight? Help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I want to gain weight. Very skinny. 52 kg 5'8" 26 yrs.
I run daily for 2km then push ups pull ups squats. Is running ...
Hello, It's good that you are very active person! Running is best way to burn calories but it increases your stamina! Simple brisk walk or jogging would be good option for you. But it doesn't mean that stop running, because running, just reduce the frequency and duration of running if you want to gain weight. Gaining weight is a slow process which requires patience and dedication! The food what and how you eat, makes the difference! For increasing your weight, concentrate on the below points ( if you don’t have any medical condition) which helps in gaining weight in a right way without harming your body. - Consume more healthy fats. Foods containing healthy fats are full of nutrients and also high in calories, making them a great option for weight gain. Foods containing plant fats should be your first option - this includes items such as nuts, seeds, peanut butter, avocados and olive oil. Foods containing healthy animals fats include lean meats and full fat dairy products - although if you have high cholesterol, you should probably stick to low-fat options. -Eat more protein. Good sources of protein include lean meat, fish and poultry, in addition to eggs, whole grains, dairy products and legumes. -Drink more calories. Try drinking a large glass of orange juice in the mornings (along with your normal breakfast). Drink a glass or two of full-cream milk throughout the day.Protein shakes will help you to gain muscle mass, particularly if you're working out. -Have 6 small and frequent meals in a day. -Gain muscle mass. It's a good idea to continue to exercise while you attempt to gain weight the healthy way. Strength training includes working with weights and performing exercises such as squats, deadlifts, bench presses, bicep curls, crunches, chin-ups and leg curls. Just keep in mind that the more you exercise, the more calories you will need to consume to replace those you lost while working out. This is where protein shakes and bars really come in handy. -Quit smoking. As it suppresses the appetite. -Stay healthy. The most important thing through the entire weight gain process is to stay healthy - eating a balanced diet and continuing to exercise throughout. -Take enough of rest and sleep for rejuvenation of the cells and tissues. -Think Positive which will help you in achieving your target of gaining weight. -Avoid taking unnecessary stress/ tension. Medication: Take Schwabe’s Alfaalfa Tonic and Five Phos., both thrice daily ½ an hour before meals for 1month.
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Iam 20 years old but my weight is 48-50 kgs how can I gain my weight by a simple way.

M.sc in dietetics and community nutrittion management
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
Iam 20 years old but my weight is 48-50 kgs how can I gain my weight by a simple way.
(1) take high calorie foods like cream, cheese, butter, dry fruits, nuts etc.(2) don't t drink water before meals (3) take foods more often (4) drink milk (5) use weight gainer shakes (6) add cream with your tea/coffee (7) take bigger plates (8) get quality sleep (9) do free hand exercise, pranayam.
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I am 24 year old and I am very unhealthy my body very down so what should I do?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Eat, drink healthy food, be merry, enjoy and laugh, do walk n exercise, try inhaling exhaling with pranayama and read good literature, keep good company. Avoid bad habits. There are safe herbo mineral medicines too but these will support if you follow above routine. Give details in private.
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Hello sir you suggest my how to digest my food I am eat properly but no digest food properly and how to gain my weight and how to increase my body.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello sir you suggest my how to digest my food I am eat properly but no digest food properly and how to gain my weigh...
For constipation eat food with high fiber content and eat bananas at bedtime and concentrate on your fitness levels only
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My mother(63 years) & my wife(43 years) have knee pain. R there any permedent cure?

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
In ayurvedic treatment some combination medicenes r cures d joint pain for your mother one of best treatment panchakarma. In this weight also reduces. In this treatment duration is 8-10 days.
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My weight is something around 60k.g and i have to gain weight so can you write a diet chart for me ? I'm vegetarian.

Certified Food & Nutritionist
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Jamnagar
2 spoon Honey with milk in morning. Paneer paratha with curd in breakfast. Banana, Chickoo, Custard apple in mead morning. Routine lunch include Rice Dal curd with sugar, Sweet after lunch. Raw coconut with Juggery in evening or Sugarcane. Pullav or veg Khichadi kadhi in dinner. With the Best of Health
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Heel Pain

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Heel Pain

Generally occur in two major cause of heel pain -
Planter fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis.

If the pain is under heel bone its planter fasciitis due to inflammation of thick tissue, repetitive stresses and strain and microtear of planter fascia.

If the pain found at the back side of heel that's Achilles tendonitis its attached your calf muscle or heel bone. It happens due to continuous running, sports injury physical activity and may also contribute to risk of RA

Common causes are -

Pain,
Swelling,
Repetitive injury,
Tight calf muscle,
Limited range of movement,
Improper footwear,

Five helpful tips for heel Pain.

Do stretching exercise of calf muscle,
Ice pack therapy,
Avoid prolonged standing,
Proper footwear,
Physiotherapy,

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I am a patient (45 years) of ankylo spondeolosis with positive BLA27. I have been taking SAZO 1000 mg for last 2 years. Is it safe for taking this medicine for long period of time?

MPT-SPORTS MEDICINE, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
My answer is no. if you continuously took medicine, you have seen many side effect on your body. In AS, ph factor is high already enough so, please consult a physiotherapy doctor near by you, the doctor should be spl. in spine please. if any query call me in my number regards\ dr.vikramaditya singh +91-9990705048
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I feel sleeping tired bored every time is something wrong with me please suggest me please dr.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I feel sleeping tired bored every time is something wrong with me please suggest me please dr.
avoid day time sleep, avoid tea coffee cola in evening and after. 8 hours sleep is ok. 10 pm to 6 am is good timing.avoid stress. take balanced diet.
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Hello. Please suggest me the best way to gain weight? As per my age. It is very very less and I am so lean. So please suggest me the best treatment.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Hello. Please suggest me the best way to gain weight? As per my age. It is very very less and I am so lean. So please...
Follow these best methods to easily gain weight and get a healthy body - * to gain weight, first take a diet rich with proteins and fats. You should take high calories food that increase your muscle mass and induce growth in bones. Follow the diet chart in your daily life to fastly gain weight * in morning, take a glass of milk added with 2 teaspoons of bournvita or complan powder with breakfast. * after 2 hours of breakfast, take 2 bananas or a bowl of boiled soyabeans. To increase your hunger & proper digestion of food - take 10 gms powder of carom seeds (ajwain, 10 gm powder of cumin (jeera), 10 gm of rock salt. Mix them well and take 1/2 teaspoon (3-5 gm) of mixture daily after lunch * in lunch time, take 1 bowl of curd or 100 gm of cheese, a bowl of vegetable, with chapattis. You can take 2 bowl of careals (moong/chana daal) on the place of curd or cheese. * in evening, take 1 glass of milk (300 ml) with 10-12 pieces of dry fruits or 3-4 pieces of dates (khajoor). * in night, take a bowl of careals (daal, a bowl of salad with chapattis. 3. In morning, get up early and take awalk for 10-15 minutes and exercise light weight exercises for at least 30 minutes at home or gym. Exercise is very important so that muscles gain mass from the heathy diet. 4. For proper weight, proper sleep is very important. So you should sleep for 6-8 hours daily. 5. Avoid smoking & alcohol drinkg completely. I assure you that you definitely gain weight fastly by following them. Be healthy.
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I have knee pain in last 2 months, I am 39 years old, have if got any relief. What should I do now?

Hand Surgery, M.S. (Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Ahmedabad
I have knee pain in last 2 months, I am 39 years old, have if got any relief. What should I do now?
Dear you are young and may be your knee pain is extra articular i. E not osteoarthritis. You can be successfully treated once diagnosis is made.
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Hi all I feel weakness so i consult the doctor to get treatment, but still no improvement, So please help me.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
Be energetic Never skip breakfast Have a balanced diet Exercise Drink more water Don’t be stressed Cut down the vices Surround yourself with cheerful people 1 Brown Rice Rich in manganese, the mineral that helps produce energy from protein and carbs, it will help you maintain high energy all day. A versatile ingredient, brown rice can be served as a side dish with your favorite lean proteins (along with nutrient-packed veggies!) for a powerhouse lunch or dinner. 2.Sweet Potato High in carbohydrates and loaded with beta-carotene (vitamin A) and vitamin C, these will help fight off midday fatigue. Bonus: Kids will love this sweet treat at mealtime. Try them mashed or cut into strips, tossed with a little oil and and baked for a healthier alternative to french fries. 3 Honey A spoonful of honey is nature's equivalent of an energy drink. Low on the glycemic index, this natural sweetener acts as a time-released muscle fuel during exercise and helps replenish muscles post-workout. Add a sweet drizzle to anything from breakfast yogurt to afternoon tea. 4.Bananas Because they are composed mostly of sugars (glucose, fructose and sucrose) and fiber, bananas are a foolproof energy food. Top them with peanut or almond butter for a well-rounded snack, or slice one into your morning cereal for an extra boost that will keep you going until lunchtime. 5.apples Not only will an apple a day keep the doctor away, it'll also give you a powerful jolt of energy. High in fiber, apples take longer to digest, so they'll give you a more prolonged lift than many other fruit picks. Snack on apples with cheese for an especially effective pick-me-up. 6 Oranges High in vitamin C, potassium and folate, this citrus fruit rations out energy steadily over time instead of giving you a quick sugar rush. Peel and eat an orange whole to benefit from the pectin and fiber in the fruit's membranes. 7 Spinach An excellent source of iron, a key component of energy production in the body. Eat a spinach salad for lunch and you probably won't experience that afternoon energy slump. 8 Beans Both a protein and a complex carb, they're a must for both carnivores and vegetarians. Toss a cup into of a spinach salad or enjoy a bean burrito. 9 Almonds Packed with protein, manganese, copper and riboflavin, almonds are a handy snack to keep at your desk or in your bag. Copper and manganese play an essential role in keeping energy flowing throughout the body by neutralizing toxins within cells. Riboflavin aids oxygen-based energy production. 10 Salmon Salmon has been receiving a lot of hype lately for its high content of omega-3 fatty acids, which can lower cholesterol and reduce your risk of heart disease. But this pink fish also contains protein and vitamin B6, niacin and riboflavin—all of which help convert the food you eat into energy. Top a spinach salad with salmon, or serve it with a side of brown rice and veggies for a power-packed lunch or dinner.
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My father's age is 58. There is too much pain in my father's leg knee joint pain. What to eat to get relief from this pain.?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
My father's age is 58.
There is too much pain in my father's leg knee joint pain.
What to eat to get relief from this...
Kindly show me a photograph of the affected part--knee rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick matress are harmful Do hot fomantation. Paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Do neck, back, knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. You will need other supportive medicines also. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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Hi, I am 20 years old male and 6ft. Height but my weight is very less according to my height so please tell me the easiest and cheapest way to gain weight.

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
Hi, I am 20 years old male and 6ft. Height but my weight is very less according to my height so please tell me the ea...
Nuts, such as almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds and flax seeds, are full of calories and make the perfect snack between meals. Munch on them to enjoy their taste, nutrients and of course weight gain. Nuts contain healthy fats and are a healthy way to increase your weight. However, do not stuff yourself with them, as you will not feel hungry for your next meal.
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