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Dt. Ms. Keertana

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, B.Sc.- Dietitics / Nutrition

Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore

7 Years Experience
Dt. Ms. Keertana M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, B.Sc.- Dietitics / Nutrition Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore
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Dt. Ms. Keertana is a renowned Dietitian/Nutritionist in RMV Hospital, Bangalore. She has been a practicing Dietitian/Nutritionist for 7 years. She has done M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, B.Sc.- Dietitics / Nutrition . She is currently associated with Qua Nutrition, Sadashivnagar in RMV Hospital, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dt. Ms. Keertana on Lybrate.com.

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M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition - Bangalore University, - 2012
B.Sc.- Dietitics / Nutrition - Mount Carmel College, - 2010
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My wife age 64 years is a diabetic and having hypothyroidism, hypertension also her weight is 63 kgs under medication. Kindly prescribed a menu (veg) Thanks

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
My wife age 64 years is a diabetic and having hypothyroidism, hypertension also her weight is 63 kgs under medication...
Here is a sample diet to help you understand the diet. Early Morning: Green tea (sugar less) Breakfast: non fried preparations/ whole wheat bread/ vegetable poha, upma, etc. / idli sambhar etc. Mid-Morning: Fruits (avoid the carbohydrate rich fruits like grapes, banana, custard apple and watermelon) Lunch: 2 dry chapatti + sabji 1 katori + dal or skimmed curd – 1 katori + salad 1 katori Evening Snacks: Tea / Coffee sugarless + high fiber bis. OR Sprouts 1 katori Dinner: 2 chapatti + vegetable 1 katori + skimmed buttermilk 1 glass + salad 1 katori.
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Hello Sir, jab me subah running karta hu ,toh mujhe bahot stress and tired mehsus karta hu. Please help what to do?

pg general medicene
Ayurveda, Hyderabad
Dear Sanjib you take good diet milk and do Pranayama meditation regularly. Fruits leafy vegetables sprouts and dry fruits etc.You will be happy.
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I feel my weight is access. And I have start exercise last one week but when I am doing running I fell so tiredness only 200 meter running and I feel pain in my legs. And there are happen breathing problem also when I ran. Please suggest me proper diet. And how I improve my stamina. And I am vegetarian. thanks sir.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I feel my weight is access. And I have start exercise last one week but when I am doing running I fell so tiredness o...
Please do morning walk (brisk-walking)/ treadmill/swimming for at least 60 minutes daily. Keep moving as much as you can whenever you can. Keep meal portions small especially if they’re cooked. Limit your food intake which SHOULD be and ONLY be 4 times a day. Do never skip meals. Take a heavy breakfast. Avoid sedentary life/night watching/junk foods. The best way to burn more calories is to build muscle through resistance training. For each pound of muscle that you gain, you burn approximately 50-70 calories in addition per day (5 pounds of muscle gain equates to burning 250-350 calories a day!) That’s fantastic motivation to start a workout program. Please follow the above for next 4 weeks and revert for further treatment.
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I am 34 years old and my height is 5.2. My weight is 80 kg. I want to reduce my weight. Kindly advice.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore
To reduce weight, you should consume more of fibre, protein, omega 3 essential fatty acid rich foods, drink 3-4 cups of green tea, eat small portions at frequent intervals to increase your basal metabolic rate. Don't have gaps bigger than 3 hours in between meals.
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My weight is increase by 10 kg in 3 month. What I do for again loose this weight.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
My weight is increase by 10 kg in 3 month. What I do for again loose this weight.
Please follow the below recommendation for your condition: it is important for you to find the right kind of weight reduction method to get back into shape and never fall prey to diet pills and weight loss supplement advertisements that you come across on television channels and the internet. If you are able to combine a proper and healthy diet with an exercise regime, then this could be your passport to the fastest way to lose weight and that too naturally. The first and foremost thing that you should remember is that you should not skip meals or eat at irregular times in any weight loss plan. If you ever thought that skipping a meal or two an eating a hearty meal only once a day is never going to help in reducing your weight. Also, make sure that you set realistic weight loss target goals before beginning a weight loss program and try to achieve the set target. Always bear in mind that you can only stretch your body to a certain limit with rigorous exercise routines (30-45 minutes treadmill) and a well-balanced and healthy diet plan. For more tips do consult me privately on this.
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Sir, I want to increase my weight to 65 How I can do? My weight is 55 from last six months but now it decrease to 53 kg. Please answer me I feel so weak And sir my hairs falls from one year by turbun Please give me best treatment.

Trichologist
Dermatologist, Mumbai
Sir, I want to increase my weight to 65
How I can do? My weight is 55 from last six months but now it decrease to 53 ...
Turban causes pressure on hair follicle. Repeated traction or pressure causes hair follicle to die. It is important to check the scalp whether hair follicles are alive or dead. Treatment is possible in each and every disorder of hair. Consult trichologist.
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I am very thin I want to increase my weight, what is the best natural therapy to increase it.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I am very thin I want to increase my weight, what is the best natural therapy to increase it.
Dear, you can get a healthy muscular body by following methods: - 1. To gain weight, your digestion should work properly for proper digestion - 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 meal. 2. Take a diet rich with proteins and fats. You should take high calorie 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 protein powder with breakfast. * in lunch time, take 1 bowl of curd or 100 gm of cheese, a bowl of vegetable, with chapattis. * in evening, take 1 glass of milk (300 ml) with 2 bananas. * 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. 4. For proper weight, proper sleep is very important. So you should sleep for 6-8 hours daily. 5. Avoid smoking & alcohol drinkg completely. 6. You can try protein powders like milk powder, soya protein for weight gain by taking 1 tea spoon added in milk once a day. I assure you that you definitely gain weight fastly by following them. Be healthy
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Good morning doctor. I have Improper digestion and I feel hunger after just eating something. I am feeling very weak. Unable to increase weight. Please help!

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
Good morning doctor. I have Improper digestion and I feel hunger after just eating something. I am feeling very weak....
Two glasses of milk contain around 14 gram of protein while the polyunsaturated fats in almond add those extra calories when included in the everyday diet. Crush a handful of almonds and add it to the boiling milk. Simmer it for five minutes. You can sweeten it with a tsp of sugar. Then, pour it in a glass and sip it slowly. To make it more effective, you may put in dates and dried figs in the boiling milk. Drink it twice daily for two months.
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7 Ways Sleep Deprivation Harms Your Sexual Health

MBBS, MD, PGD-USG ,PGDS(SEXUAL MEDICINE
Sexologist, Delhi
7 Ways Sleep Deprivation Harms Your Sexual Health

Many men claim to get by on 4 to 5 hours of sleep a day, but robbing the body of its required sleep has a number of side effects. The human body requires a minimum of 8 hours of sleep a day. There are two main reasons men don't get enough sleep: intentionally staying awake late at night and sleep disorders, such as insomnia, sleep apnea etc.

Here's how depriving your body of sleep can harm your sexual health:

  1. Less testosterone: The male body produces testosterone while he sleeps. When the body does not get adequate sleep and rest, it produces less testosterone. As the insomnia continues, this situation worsens. This leads to a low sex drive and poor libido.
  2. Low self esteem: Testosterone also influences the way the body stores fat and hence less testosterone can also lead to gynecomastia. This is condition where male bodies develop breasts as a result of an increase in body fat. Lowered testosterone levels in a male body also lead to reduced muscle strength and hence an overall lower sense of well-being.
  3. Erectile dysfunction: Inadequate sleep can result in obstructive sleep apnea. This is linked to the lowered levels of testosterone in the body as patients with sleep apnea do not reach the stage of REM sleep when testosterone is produced. Thus, sleep apnea can lead to erectile dysfunction where a man is unable to get or maintain an erection while having sex.
  4. Low sperm count: Testosterone plays an important role in sperm production. The relation between the two is simple: the higher the testosterone levels; the more the body produces sperm. Thus, if you do not get adequate sleep, your sperm count can be affected leading to infertility.
  5. Sexual misunderstanding: Sleep deprivation can affect your decision making and understanding of the other person's intentions. Thus, if you haven't slept properly, you are more likely to make uncalled for sexual advances and misunderstand your partner's sexual expectations.
  6. Accelerates aging: The body sheds dead cells and grows new cells while it sleeps. Thus, if the body is deprived of adequate sleep, the gaining process is accelerated. Not only does this bring on an early onset of wrinkles but it also lowers your sexual drive. Lowered testosterone may also lead to early balding.
  7. Fatigue: If the body doesn't get its required rest, you start the day feeling tired instead of refreshed. As the day goes on, this tiredness increases and is accompanied by irritability and aggression. When you're in such a bad moon and constantly tired the chances of wanting to be physically intimate with another person decrease.
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I m suffering from gas problem. Even though I have my diet in control, still I suffer from gas problems. I am vegetarian and hence I consume light diet still I have some digestion problem. I m tired of it now. Want to cure it as soon as possible.

M.sc in dietetics and community nutrittion management
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I m suffering from gas problem. Even though I have my diet in control, still I suffer from gas problems. I am vegetar...
Avoid too much spicy and oily foods.Drink plenty of water about 3 lit/day.East small amount of food frequently.Do not stay with empty stomach for long tome.Eat food 5-6 times instead of 3 big meals.Take proper sleep.Avoid fast foods,junk foods.Avoid smoking,alcohol.These are helpful but for more details consult privately on lybrate.
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I want to reduce my weight 10kg with medicine what medicine I can take. I am 31 year female height is 5n6 wait is 70 and my periods are very irregular.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I want to reduce my weight 10kg with medicine what medicine I can take. I am 31 year female height is 5n6 wait is 70 ...
The first thing you have to do is to develop a positive attitude towards your goal. You need to understand that transforming your physique is going to take a lot of time. These things don't work that easily. It's going to take a lot of hard work and consistency. 1. Start exercising. Start working out if you are not active. Begin with body weight exercises like push up, pull up and squats. Weight training proves to be really helpful if you want to gain good quality weight. Train each body part twice a week. For example: Monday/Thursday: Chest + Triceps Tuesday/Friday: Back + Biceps Wednesday/Saturday: Legs + Shoulders Don't forget to warm up for at least 10 - 15 minutes. Warm up includes jumping, rope skipping, treadmill, cycling, stair climbing, etc. 2. Eat Healthy. Stop drinking and smoking too much if you are indulged in it. Limit your intake of junk food and any form of sugar. Do not at all starve yourself. Make it a habit to eat something healthy every 2 - 3 hours. Some of the recommended food items are boiled chicken and eggs, brown rice, brown bread, peanut butter, olive oil (extra virgin), green tea, dry fruits etc. 3. Consume good amount of fruits and vegetables. Bananas, apples, pomegranate, green leafy vegetables. Fruits and vegetables helps in absorption of food in the body and together, completes your daily nutrition need. 4. Eat whole grains. Try to have multi grains spread throughout the day. Wheat, brown rice, oats are best sources of healthy carbohydrates but do not include these items in your dinner. 5. Increase protein intake. Protein proves to be the most essential nutrient when it comes down to gaining strength or building muscle. Therefore, consume all types of protein from both veg and non veg food items. Boiled chicken and eggs are the best sources of fat free protein. Sprouts are also rich in protein. Your Daily food intake should ideally consist of – a. Have plenty of nuts, dry fuits and seeds. Almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, figs, dates and raisins. They are full of healthy fats needed by a human body. B. Good amount of fruits and vegetables – Bananas, apples, pomegranate, green leafy vegetables. Fruits and vegetables helps in absorption of food in the body and together, completes your daily nutrition need. C. If you are a non- vegetarian - Eat eggs, chicken etc. D. Eat whole grains – Try to have multi grains spread throughout the day. Wheat, brown rice, oats, bajra, daliya etc should be taken in multiple meals in a day. E. Eat Sprouts – Chana and moong which are full of protein and nutrients. F. You can supplement your diet with good quality multi-vitamin capsules. If you are lacking in protein, you can buy a high quality whey protein and have it with banana shake twice a day. G. You can take natural food items like wheat grass which is full of essential nutrients which helps in weight gain.
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Hello doctor I am a hypothyroid patient I am 19 years old. Now my weight is 90 kg. And actually it is too much for me . I am consulting a md physician doctor. Actually I want to loss my weight so please give some tips for it and diet too.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hello doctor  I am a hypothyroid patient I am 19 years old. Now my weight is 90 kg. And actually it is too much for m...
Take diet for hypothyroidism:- high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread, 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. flax oil, 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 few foods in hypothroidism i.e. caffeine products tea,coffee, tabcco, alcohol / wine , kale, broccoli, spinach, mustard green, cabbage, turnip, millet, cassava, linseeds, pine nuts, soy products as soy milk, tofu, soybeans, soy souce, also avoid stress. Take Some Relax during work. Proper follow up you can feel better and reduce weight also.
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I am suffering from diabetic. I take to every morning and evening glimestar pm2 and BGR 34 .But have suspected this both medicine . One is alopathic and other is ayurvedic.

MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lucknow
I am suffering from diabetic. I take to every morning and evening glimestar pm2 and BGR 34 .But have suspected this b...
There is no problem in taking both together. If your sugar level not controlled even after taking these medicine then necessary to consult your doctor. Ayurveda better help you for controlling the sugar level and also prevent from complication of diabetes like diabetic retinopathy nephropathy neuropathy etc. Diet management is must in this disease, regular exercise and walking yoga pranayam etc.
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I have undergone a optrn .uterus rmoval after that I hve alot of body pain. Wht should I do.

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I have undergone a optrn .uterus rmoval after that I hve alot of body pain. Wht should I do.
Uterus removed but what abt ovary Usually only uterus removal does not have any relation wf body pain Yes ovary removal u may have some menopausal symptoms..
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I'm 18 years old and I weight 55 KGs. Im weight lesser than most of the people from my age. I really want to gain some weight to get rid of my skinny skin. What should I eat? I have tried to eat butter/cheese and some weight gainer powder. But it has not helped. Please give me some medication by which I can gain weight instantly.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I'm 18 years old and I weight 55 KGs. Im weight lesser than most of the people from my age. I really want to gain som...
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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My aged is 21 please tell me how to remain healthy during exams and remain cool please tell me how to manage everything purposely.

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh
Hi incorporate more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains into your diet while eliminating unhealthy foods. - if you are working or studying away from home, try to pack healthy lunch and snacks for yourself to avoid eating unhealthy food daily. - don't eat straight from the packet - use a plate or bowl to control how much you eat. - don't delay or skip meals. - cut down your consumption of aerated drinks and sodas. - drink at least 8 glasses of water every day. Drink water after waking up and before sleeping. Being dehydrated may make you feel like you're hungry, so it is important to stay hydrated. - have homemade fruit and vegetable juices - eat 5-6 small healthy meals every 2-3 hours, every day, instead of having a few big ones. This regulates your blood sugar level and your metabolism. - don't skip breakfast, instead, make it rich with complex carbohydrates and proteins, so it can provide you with energy to get through the day. Try to include the following as your morning breakfast, oats porridge, eggs on multigrain toast or daliya with sprouts. - avoid artificial sweeteners in processed foods. - eat slowly as it takes about 20 minutes for your brain to register if you're full or not. Eating too fast leads to overeating, so chew slowly to digest your food better and control how much you eat. - use a smaller plate to control your portion sizes and avoid overeating. - know your cravings and do not snack when you're emotional. It is said that you crave crunchy and savory food when you're stressed, frustrated or lonely. Figure out what you crave and replace them with healthier alternatives. - do not eat mindlessly; concentrate on your food instead of watching tv or playing with your phone to avoid overeating.
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Hie I'm plan to take creatine monohydrate for pre workout and post workout it any side effect like sexual specially for hair because I'm suffering to hair loss last 3 years and now I'm plan to hair transplant ,plz guide Thank you.

MBBS, Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD)
Dermatologist, Delhi
Hie
I'm plan to take creatine monohydrate for pre workout and post workout it any side effect like sexual specially f...
Steroids should be avoided both pre and post transplant as well as during ongoing hair loss. High level of steroids increase the levels of 5 DHT too, thus furthering hair loss. In fact newer studies have found more gymming can cause hair loss too.
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Hello Sir My Age is 20 Year Old my Weight Is On 40 Kg How To I Increase My Weight please Help Me And My height Is Only 5: 2" How To Increase My Hight please Help Me please Reply Me Any Advice Thank you Sir Good Night.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Hello Sir My Age is 20 Year Old my Weight Is On 40 Kg How To I Increase My Weight please Help Me
And My height Is Onl...
Dear you can easily gain weight and get a healthy muscular body by following these best things - 1. To gain weight, your digestion should work properly for proper digestion - take 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper (kali mirch), 1/ 2 tea spoon of jeera (cumin), 2-3 slice of ginger. Boil it in one glass of water for 2-3 minutes. Drink 5-10 teaspoons (15-20 ml) in morning and evening for strong digestive system. 2. Take a diet rich with proteins and fats. You should take high calorie food that increase your muscle mass and induce growth in bones. Diet chart. Follow it in your daily life to fastly gain weight * in morning, take a glass of milk added with 2 teaspoons of protein powder with breakfast. * in lunch time, take 1 bowl of curd or 100 gm of cheese, a bowl of vegetable, with chapattis. * in evening, take 1 glass of milk (300 ml) with 2 bananas. * 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. 4. For proper weight, proper sleep is very important. So you should sleep for 6-8 hours daily. 5. Avoid soft drinks, western fast food (burgers, french fries, pizza etc. They disturb your digestion. Follow these exercises regularly and you get the goal of height gain: * first stand straight bare foot on floor, then raise your arms upwards then raise your heels of foot with breathing in, try to stand on heels for 10-12 seconds and slowlylower down your heels back on the floor and breath outthe air. Repeat this exercise 5-8 times in morning. *sit on the floor, stretch you legs together so that both foot touch each other. Now raise your arms upwards together with back straight, now move your hands towardstoes of feet and touch them. Your forehead touching your knees. Slowly revert back the arms and move back arms in normal position. Repeat this exercise 2-4 times daily. You can privately consult me for understanding more exercises. I assure you that you definitely gain weight & height fastly by following them. Be healthy.
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I am 27yrs old unmarried. I have thyroid problem for 1yr hypothyroid. I am having weight gain problem. My weight is increasing day by day. Now I am having thyroxine 100 daily. Please suggest me to lose weight.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 27yrs old unmarried. I have thyroid problem for 1yr hypothyroid. I am having weight gain problem. My weight is i...
IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- Deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving ' THYROXINE ' tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid iron medicines. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. 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. flax oil, 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, go for walk. avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Do Tests every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor on time.
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