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Dr. Hema T - Endocrinologist, Bangalore

Dr. Hema T

MBBS, MS, DNB (General Surgery), Diploma in Basic Laparoscopic Surgery (DBLS)...

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28 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. T. Hema is an Advanced Laparoscopic, Bariatric (weight loss) and Metabolic (for diabetes), Breast and Endocrine Surgeon currently working as the senior consultant surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore, since 2009. In a career spanning over 22 years, the majority of it in a high volume teaching hospital in Mumbai, she has performed well over 16000 laparoscopic and open surgical procedures. These include: Whole range of Bariatric/ Metabolic surgeries like Sleeve gastrectomy, Gastric bypass, Gastric band, ileal interposition and other procedures, Laparoscopic/ Single Incision Laparoscopic (SILS) Gastrointestinal and solid organ surgeries like gastrectomy, resection anastomosis of small intestine, colectomies for cancer and non- cancer conditions, hepatobiliary surgeries including cholecystectomy, Bile duct explorations, hepaticodochojejunostomy, lateral pancreatojejunostomy, splenectomy, emergency GI procedures for bleeding, perforation, obstruction, trauma, appendicectomy, etc, All types of mastectomies, microdochectomies and other breast surgical procedures for cancer and benign conditions, Endocrine surgeries like all types of thyroidectomies, parathyroidectomies (including MIP) and adrenalectomy, General Surgical procedures for all types of simple and complex hernias, perianal disorders, inguinoscrotal disorders, etc. She completed her basic and advanced laparoscopic training from the prestigious GEM hospital, Coimbatore under the expert guidance of the world famous Dr. C. Palanivelu. She was accepted for and completed her extensive, hands-on Bariatric/ Metabolic surgical training from 2 of the best centres in the world – Cleveland Clinic, Florida where she worked with the dynamic Dr. Raul Rosenthal, and then at the Centre for Obesity and Diabetes Surgery (CODS) at Mumbai where she was trained by Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala. She has experience with hundreds of cases of Lap Band, Sleeve gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Duodenal switch (BPD-DS), duodenojejunal bypass, re –do bariatric surgery, etc. from this dedicated training. In addition, she is one of the few surgeons trained and performing Ileal interposition surgery for cure of Diabetes Mellitus, after training with Dr. Ugale (India’s first pioneer of this technique) at Kirloskar Hospital, Hyderabad. She has completed Fellowship training in Robotic and Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery from Korea University Anam Hospital, Seoul, South Korea, under the guidance of the world renowned Professor Seon Hahn Kim.M She also received advanced specialised training in Breast and Endocrine Surgeries from India’s first dedicated endocrine and breast post graduate course and department at SGPGI, Lucknow under the pioneering and visionary surgeon Dr. S.K. Mishra. She is trained in Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS; stood third in the exam). She was formerly working as faculty in an 1800 bedded public hospital in Mumbai – KEM Hospital, initially as a lecturer, then as Associate Professor and Head of Unit in Dept of Surgery.

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Education
MBBS - Mumbai University - 1990
MS - Mumbai University - 1995
DNB (General Surgery) - National Board of Examinations, New Delhi - 1996
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Diploma in Basic Laparoscopic Surgery (DBLS) - GEM Hospital, Coimbatore - 2003
Diploma in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery (DALS) - GEM Hospital, Coimbatore - 2004
Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS) - Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI) - 2007
Fellowship In Minimally Invasive metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FMIMBS) - Cleveland Clinic, Florida - 2007
Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FMIMBS) - Centre for Obesity and Diabetes Surgey (CODS, Mumbai) - 2008
Fellowship in Robotic and Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (FRLCRS) - Anam University, Seoul, South Korea - 2010
Languages spoken
English
Gujarati
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Kannada
Marathi
Tamil
Awards and Recognitions
National Merit Scholarship, Karnataka University – S.S.C. Board.
National Merit Scholarship, University of Mumbai – H.S.C. Board

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Sir, I ve been keeping glucose level at normal for the last 3 months. Is there any need going for diabetic profile test.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
Sir, I ve been keeping glucose level at normal for the last 3 months. Is there any need going for diabetic profile test.
If you are diabetic and on diet & exercise treatment or in addition oral drugs or insulin you are required to test fasting &pp atlest once in 3 months if your control is good as in your case. Also get hba1c atleast 2-3 times a year for monitoring. Every year one should check for various organ complcions such as kidney eyes heart nerves blood vessels etc
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I am patient of type 2 diabetes since 2 years tried to lose wt join jim but while doing cardio my blood pressure start rising I have stopped going to jim since six months my BP is under control but blood sugar level which were controlled during jim are now 170 to 230 PP AND FASTING IS 14O WHAT TO DO PLEASE ADVICE.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, Diploma in Food & Nutrition & Diabetic Educator , B.Sc. - Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I am patient of type 2 diabetes since 2 years tried to lose wt join jim but while doing cardio my blood pressure star...
hello sir , take flax seeds early morning empty stomach . take high fiber diet. do walk daily. avoid rice , sugar, maida products, fried food,oily food, junk food egg yolk, mango, banana, glucose , potatoes, pumpkin , extra salt, extra milk. don't skip your meals and breakfast.have small and frequent meals. take hot water with aloe vera juice. take plenty of water.take green tea without sugar. include salad with meals.
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All You Need to Know About Fertility Treatment

M.B.B.S, Post Graduate Diploma In Maternal & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bokaro
All You Need to Know About Fertility Treatment

If you’ve been facing problems in conceiving, it may be time to get yourself checked as it’s possible that you may be suffering from certain fertility issues or need professional guidance. A series of tests usually determine the root cause of the problem. These tests can include a physical examination, analysis of semen and blood tests, amongst others. There are certain factors that you and your partner must keep in mind when deciding upon the best time to opt for these tests and get started on an infertility treatment programme.

If you’re a female, it’s time to get yourself examined when:
1. You haven’t been able to conceive for over a year despite trying (when you are under 35)
2. You haven’t been able to conceive after trying for 6 months (above the age of 35)
3. You’ve had 1 or more miscarriages
4. You’ve been ovulating irregularly and your previous drug treatment has failed to correct the problem
5. You suffer from damaged or blocked fallopian tubes and endometriosis (a condition where tissues that cover your uterus also develop outside of the womb, causing pain and bleeding)
6. You have a history of genital infections

If you’re a male, you should consider an infertility treatment if you experience the following:
1. Facing difficulty in sperm ejaculation
2. Suffering from a low sperm count including poor sperm movement or structure (sperm’s shape and size)
3. Having an undescended testicle (a genital abnormality that occurs when the testicle fails to move into its normal position in the scrotum during the first 3 months of your life)

Apart from the above mentioned points, another important factor that you and your partner must decide upon is whether or not you intend to use assisted reproductive procedures, such as ICSI (IntraCytoplasmic Semen Insertion) or In-vitro fertilization (IVF) to help in conceiving. While the former sees fertilisation occurring naturally after the eggs and sperm get placed inside one of the two fallopian tubes, the latter deals with the transference of the embryo created in the laboratory into the uterus.

Even though the thought of infertility can be disappointing for you and your partner, early and timely intervention can help in easing up the process of conception and remove obstacles that might hinder your chances of having a baby. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a gynaecologist.

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Regarding sugar complaint, before food 250 after food 360 kindly give a suggestion to control without tab thanks

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Dear you should start medical treatment as early as possible, because the sugar levels are very high. Kindly consult privately for proper advanced management. Dr surbhi agrawal Consultant physician and diabetologist
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I am sixty years old male retired from government service but unfortunately without pension. I am taking BP tables morning and evening to control by BP as Glycomet thrice in a day for controlling my sugar which is on the higher side after food. I am not getting sleep in the night. What is the remedy for getting a good sleep?

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
I am sixty years old male retired from government service but unfortunately without pension. I am taking BP tables mo...
Sleep related disorder is common in elderly with comorbidities. Good sleep hygiene is advised for the same. Going to bed early, light meals before food, low light, avoiding fatty meal, reading novels, avoiding watching tv in the evening, yoga or relaxation before sleeping are some measures you can try.
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Is it possible that one may have diabetes even after sugar level is within limit in sugar check up at morning fasting? I was get declared diabetes two years later but for the last two years I got my results of sugar checkup negative whenever I went for testing in morning with fasting condition. In Last two years I controlled my diet and I have not taken any medicine till now. Even though I feel fatigue very often so I am confused.

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Diabetologist, Vadodara
Is it possible that one may have diabetes even after sugar level is within limit in sugar check up at morning fasting...
Check your hba1c level. If it is more than 6.5%, than you are diabetic, and having high sugar level at some time of the day. Fatigue feeling has many reasons apart from diabetes, so check with your doctor for the same.
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I am a diabetic patient and taking insulin two times daily 12/08 unit. Any side effect?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am a diabetic patient and taking insulin two times daily 12/08 unit. Any side effect?
Keep your blood sugar under good control otherwise complications may develop the only side effect of insulin is hypoglycemia that is your blood sugar may drop so keep a watch on this otherwise it is an excellent drug.
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Hai, How we know uric acid high? Only the way of checkup or any other symptoms? If any symptoms, please advise. And please notify which is normal level? Thanks.

Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)
General Surgeon, Chennai
Dear friend, knowing the uric acid level is done by a simple blood test. However symptoms of increased blood uric acid are pain in the joints, particularly that of foot. Increased level of uric acid are more common in men, that more so in those who consume alcohol in excess and eat red meat regularly. So in case you have foot pain, joint pains, please get your uric acid level checked from a good lab. Usually uric acid below 5 is within acceptable limit.
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5 better ways ACUPUNCTURE can make you stronger !

Diploma in Body Spa, P.hd (Acupuncture) Sri Lanka, Diploma in Reflexology and Acupressure, MD in Acupuncture, Diploma in Acupuncture, REIKI 1, II, III Levels
Acupuncturist, Chennai
5 better ways ACUPUNCTURE can make you stronger !

Acupuncture is massively used in north America to treat a wide range of ailments, including pain conditions, headaches, infertility, digestive problems and arthritis. Usually, it can also help boost results from your day to day routine exercise.

How does it work? acupuncture is a natural method to get to the root of the injury in the body by reducing inflammation locally.


Acupuncture helps muscle and joint pain


An interior designer who couldn't lift her arm above her shoulder six years ago. Now she has a full range of motion, she works out with a trainer and loves to cycle. 'it's like a miracle. I feel physically great all the time,' she says, 'i'm ripped.'

'nobody likes needles, but they don't hurt at all. It's very relaxing,' she says. 'acupuncture does work, especially in combination with everything else.'

2. Acupuncture brings muscle relaxation

Positive results usually begin following the first acupuncture treatment, where muscles feel relaxed and movement tends to be less effortful and restricted. However, there may be some local muscle soreness for 24 to 48 hours.

3. Acupuncture boosts speedy recovery of sports injuries

Simple rest and relaxation will help you recoup from injury, but acupuncture will improve and speed the body's natural healing ability, low and high-frequency electrical stimulation often is applied to some or all of the needles to further boost treatment benefits.

4. Acupuncture improves the results of training programs

Au recommends having an acupuncture treatment right after a workout or other type of physical activity to promote your body's natural ability to recover.

One of au's patients had acute knee pain following a weekend with golfing and jogging. Post acupuncture treatment, he was pain-free and immediately able to return to his regular daily activities, including jogging.

5. Acupuncture boosts psychological well-being

The needle point on the top of the head is known as gv-20, 'governing vessel 20,' au says. Many people call this point a 'happy point,' so it's a common location for acupuncture needle application. There are multiple other acupuncture points throughout the body that promote psychological well-being, feelings of calm and restoration and reduce anxiety and stress.

A sense of wellbeing may also be attributed to other effects of acupuncture a more balanced nervous system, decreased blood pressure, stress relief, reduced mental fatigue and improved sleep' all good things to help you improve your fitness.

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Can Coconut Water and Banana be eaten by a diabetic type II and palindromic rheumatic patient?

md general phisician
General Physician, Hyderabad
Can Coconut Water and Banana be eaten by a diabetic type II and palindromic rheumatic patient?
Hello, better to avoid banana and coconut water for any diabetic patients. Because it contains much glucose levels.
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I am a student. My parents started to control my sugar consumption as I eat cake, wafers, ice creams. I don't consume sugar any other way like coffee or milk. Is this will cause diabetics? How much should I consume my items?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am a student. My parents started to control my sugar consumption as I eat cake, wafers, ice creams. I don't consume...
Mr Vinay, By consuming sweets or sugar a person does not get diabetes. However, if you have a family history of diabetes and have excess weight, central obesity (waist more than 90 cms), having an inactive lifestyle, also habituated to alcohol or smoking, then there is a possibility of getting diabetes type 2. So if you any of the above things it is better to be cautious. To keep free from T2DM, adapt a healthy lifestyle.
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Hi, I am 41 years old & am suffering from pain in my heel area from past 2 months. After my blood test suggested by doctor it showed uric acid is 7.2mg/dl. My doctor said its gouty arthritis. My doctor suggested medicine tablet febuxostat 400mg & restriction of food like rice, dal, chicken etc. I took medicine tablet febuxostat 400mg regularly for 10 days but have not been able to restrict my food. The pain only starts when I stand continuously in the kitchen even for 10 minutes. Nothing happens when I walk. Please tell me if my problem is because of uric acid or is it something else. Please give me a solution without me restricting my food as I eat dal & rice daily.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi, I am 41 years old & am suffering from pain in my heel area from past 2 months. After my blood test suggested by d...
A high uric acid level can be caused when your body either produces too much uric acid or your kidneys don't eliminate uric acid rapidly enough. A high uric acid level may cause increasingly frequent attacks of gout, or it may never cause problems. A high uric acid level may also cause some people to develop kidney stones or kidney failure. And some people with a high uric acid level also develop high blood pressure, heart disease or chronic kidney disease, but it's often unclear whether this is a direct cause or merely an early warning sign of these conditions. Factors that may cause a high uric acid level in your blood include: Diuretic medications (water pills),Drinking too much alcohol,Genetics (inherited tendencies),hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid),Immune-suppressing drugs,Niacin, or vitamin B-3, obesity,psoriasis, Purine-rich diet — organ meat, game meat, anchovies, herring, gravy, dried beans, driedpeas, mushrooms and other foods Renal insufficiency — inability of the kidneys to filter waste Tumor lysis syndrome — a rapid release of cells into the blood caused by certain cancers or by chemotherapy for those cancers,Also, you may be monitored for high uric acid levels when undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment for cancer. Avoid protein diets, avoid more milk products. bad habits , fast food/fat/oily,salty foods. Coffee, smoking, alcohol intake. Non-veg., take whole grain,oats,green veg.,plenty of water in day time, 1 glass of water at night before bed. Take tab. Zyloric 100 mg once a day. Tab. Ulracet sos for pain in joints.
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I am diabetic since 9 yr now taking zomelismet 50-500 and triglicomet 1 tablet at morning and triglicomet 1 at night also ecosprin' 75 at night. I want to know if I can control my sugar level with exercise I have fracture in my right leg 6 month back can not walk smoothly still. What type of exercise I can do. My fasting sugar is 135 and pp 235 around.

MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Bangalore
Hi, thanks for posting your query. Well yes you can control your sugars with exercise. But know one thing you are on quiet a high dose medication for diabetes so don't except that only with exercise you can control blood sugars and avoid taking medication. With exercise you requirement for medication comes down and still you will require some medication. Best exercise are brisk walking and jogging but since you have limitations doing it, you can try cycling or stepper exercise. Also to some extent upper body exercise like weight lifting etc.
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My mom is suffering from diabetes. And also have a pain in hands and legs. And what is a treatment. So it can be permanently curable?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My mom is suffering from diabetes. And also have a pain in hands and legs. And what is a treatment. So it can be perm...
Along with medicines for high blood sugar she has to take one capsule of Becosule daily and paracetamol tablet sos. She should monitor her blood sugar and Hba1c three monthly and if it is not controlled she has to consult Diabetologist
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Sir, my sugar level is 150 before breakfast and 195 after breakfast Currently I am taking gluconorm-G 2 forte (1 tablet a day) My age is 51.

MBBS, CCEBDM
Diabetologist, Bangalore
Sir, my sugar level is 150 before breakfast and 195 after breakfast Currently I am taking gluconorm-G 2 forte (1 tabl...
Hi Your blood sugars are marginally on the higher side. Normal blood sugar values: FBS: 80-120 mg/dl After measl: 140-180 mg/dl I want you to follow a strict diet pattern like: Eat small meals every 2-3 hours. Avoid eating too much carbohydrates for breakfast and dinner. Have an early dinner. Do not have fruits in excess and have them only as snack. Eat lot of proteins, avoid junk food, fried foods, sugary foods, fruit juices. Exercise regularly. These if followed will reduce your blood sugar without the need for increasing your mediciations.
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I am a 46 old man, I am diabetic from last 15 years using insugen insulin, some times my sugar level becomes low in the early morning, I find difficult to wake up and become unconscious, what can I do

MBBS & Post Graduate Course in Diabetology, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), CCEBDM
Endocrinologist, Bangalore
Check or sugar levels daily using glucometer before dinner if your sugar levels are low reduce the dose of insulin after consulting or doctor. Keep hyptotab tablet or sugar powder and if you feel tiring you can take this.
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I am a diabetes patient. My blood sugar levels are 140/220 Fasting and post lunch. I Consume whiskey almost every alternate day. 3 pegs of 60 ml. I do not exercise at all. Find difficulty in walking even for few metres. Can't balance myself. Always have a fear of falling. Specially on very smooth surfaces and uneven surfaces.

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Jammu
I am a diabetes patient. My blood sugar levels are 140/220 Fasting and post lunch. I Consume whiskey almost every alt...
Control diabetes strictly and take multivitamin cap regularly which contain alpha lipoic acid and vitamin. B12.
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Natural Supplements For Boosting Fertility

MS sexuality, M.Phil Clinical Psychology, PhD (behaviour modification), Certified in Treatment of Resistant Depression
Sexologist, Hyderabad
Natural Supplements For Boosting Fertility

Supplements

There is now a great deal of scientific knowledge about the use of nutritional supplements and their beneficial effects on both male and female fertility. As you will see, these supplements can be very effective in re-balancing your hormones, as well as improving you and your partner’s overall health, which are so vital for successful conception.

Scientific research has shown that certain vitamins and minerals can increase your chances of getting and staying pregnant. In order to maximise your chances of conceiving it is very important that you and your partner are in optimum health. By eliminating nutritional deficiencies and improving sperm production and mobility you can dramatically increase your chances of getting pregnant. In order to do this it is essential that you are obtaining the right nutrients and in the right quantities to enhance your success.

Supplements are necessary because even the best diet in the world mayl not contain all the nutrients you need to give you the best chance of conceiving.

Folic acid

It is now known that folic acid can prevent spina bifida in your baby, and it is essential that you get plenty both before and during pregnancy. And that’s not all: folic acid is undoubtedly important, but it is just part of the very important b-complex family of vitamins that are necessary to produce the genetic materials dna and rna, not only of the egg but also the sperm. Together with vitamin b12, folic acid works to ensure that your baby’s genetic codes are intact. Remember: it’s not enough to take folic acid alone when you are trying to become pregnant. All of the b vitamins are essential during the pre-conceptual period. Research has shown that giving b6 to women who have trouble conceiving increases fertility and vitamin b12 has been found to improve low sperm counts.

Zinc

Zinc is the most widely studied nutrient in terms of fertility for both men and women. It is an essential component of genetic material and a zinc deficiency can cause chromosome changes in either you or our partner, leading to reduced fertility and an increased risk of miscarriage. Zinc is necessary for your body to ‘attract and hold’ (utilise efficiently) the reproductive hormones, oestrogen and progesterone.

And it’s equally important for your partner: zinc is found in high concentrations in the sperm. Zinc is needed to make the outer layer and tail of the sperm and is, therefore, essential for the health of your partner’s sperm and, subsequently, your baby. Interestingly, several studies have also shown that reducing zinc in a man’s diet will also reduce his sperm count.

Selenium

Selenium is an antioxidant that helps to protect your body from highly reactive chemical fragments called free radicals. For this reason, selenium can prevent chromosome breakage, which is known to be a cause of birth defects and miscarriages. Good levels of selenium are also essential to maximise sperm formation. Blood selenium levels have been found to be lower in men with low sperm counts.

Omega 3 fatty acids

These essential fats have a profound effect on every system of the body, including the reproductive system and they are crucial for healthy hormone functioning. Omega 3 fatty acids also control inflammation which may interfere with getting and staying pregnant. For men essential fatty acid supplementation is crucial because the semen is rich in prostaglandins which are produced from these fats. Men with poor sperm quality, abnormal sperm, poor motility or low count, have inadequate levels of these beneficial prostaglandins.

Many of the women I see in the clinic have been taking evening primrose oil supplements – an omega 6 fatty acid – for years and have not been eating enough omega 3 oils, or taking them in supplement form, to counterbalance this. Some women are also taking combinations such as omega 3, 6, and 9 in supplement form because they have heard that we need a good balance of all the omega fatty acids. This is true, but you have to take into account what your own levels may be in the first place. It is no good adding in more omega 6 if you have already got enough or in fact too much in your body. (you can now have a blood test to tell you if you have the correct levels of omega 3 to omega 6 in your body see below). To check whether you have sufficient levels of omega 3 please click omega 3 deficiency test (at home finger prick blood)

Vitamin e

Vitamin e is another powerful antioxidant and has been shown to increase fertility when given to both men and women. Men going for ivf treatment with their partners have been given vitamin e, and fertilisation rates have, as a result, increased from 19 to 29 percent. It has been suggested that the antioxidant activity of vitamin e might make the sperm more fertile.

Vitamin c

Vitamin c is also an antioxidant, and studies show that vitamin c enhances sperm quality, protecting sperm and the dna within it from damage. Some research has indicated that certain types of dna damage in the sperm can make it difficult to conceive in the first place, or it can cause an increased risk of miscarriage if conception does take place. If dna is damaged, there may be a chromosomal problem in the baby, should the pregnancy proceed. Whether or not dna damage does have these effects has not been conclusively proven, but it’s worth taking vitamin c and the other antioxidants as a precautionary measure.

Vitamin c also appears to keep the sperm from clumping together, making them more motile.
One study has shown that women taking the drug clomiphene to stimulate ovulation will have a better chance of ovulating if vitamin c is taken alongside the drug. Clomiphene does not always work in every woman, but the chances are often increased when vitamin c is supplemented.

Beta-carotene

This is the vegetable precursor to vitamin a and is completely safe during pregnancy. Beta-carotene is a powerful antioxidant which helps to protect egg and sperm dna from damage by harmful free radicals which can affect the quality of both the egg and sperm. Free radicals are highly unstable and set off a process called oxidation which can have harmful effects on the every cell in the body. Beta- carotene will be contained in your multivitamin and mineral.

L-arginine

This is an amino acid found in many foods and the head of the sperm contains an exceptional amount of this nutrient, which is essential for sperm production. Supplementing with l-arginine can help to increase both the sperm count and quality.
Note: people who have herpes attacks (either cold sores or genital herpes) should not supplement with l-arginine because it stimulates the virus.

L-carnitine

This amino acid is essential for normal functioning of sperm cells. According to research, it appears that the higher the levels of l-carnitine in the sperm cells, the better the sperm count and motility.

Furthermore, by adopting a healthier lifestyle you will be more likely to prevent fertility problems.

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He is 30 years and is suffering from uric acid problem since 1 year. Sometimes his ankle pains. So tell me how to get rid of this and also foods to be avoided and which is beneficial to reduce the acid.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Dear lybrate user, protein is one of the most vital nutritional substances which are required for human body. Almost every high protein diet contains purine. This purine produces uric acid on oxidation. Excess uric acid is accumulated at the joints of human beings as urate salts. This accumulation of urate salts lead to pain & swelling of those affected joints & this condition is clinically known as gout. You should avoid high protein rich diet like mutton, chicken, beef, eggs, sea fish, spinach, garden pea, tomato, lentils etc. Also you need to take homoeopathic mother tincture urtica urens q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water. This medicine will help to dissolve the accumulated excess urate salts from the joints.
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