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Dr. Brijendra Kumar

Endocrinologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Brijendra Kumar Endocrinologist, Chennai
500 at clinic
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Dr. Brijendra Kumar is an experienced Endocrinologist in Gopala Puram, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Brijendra Kumar personally at Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialities Centre in Gopala Puram, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Brijendra Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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How to control blood sugar.?

Diploma - Diploma - OLO - Rhino-Laryngology
Acupuncturist,
Avoid salt and sugar with proper life style and diet exercise use of dalchini in warm waster will help you.
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MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Anand
diabetes and blood pressure are controllable disease,not curable.So,u will be beneficiary only and only if u r monitoring them at regular intervals. .
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PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
What are the symptoms of a thyroid condition?

Thyroid issues can be difficult to spot at first since many of the symptoms are also indicative of other health conditions. The symptoms of thyroid dysfunction can also vary in severity from person to person. If you have other medical conditions, symptoms associated with those conditions may be more severe due to underlying thyroid issues. The cause of thyroid disease, severity of thyroid hormone deficiency and the length of time the body has been deprived of the correct levels of hormones all affect symptom severity.

Here are some signs to look for that might indicate a thyroid condition:

Feeling run down, exhausted, drowsy and/or fatigued, even with proper rest

Feelings of depression or lack of interest in things previously enjoyed/Increased and/or heavier menstrual periods, PMS, fertility/miscarriage issues

Constipation, even with adequate fiber intake

Forgetfulness, difficulty concentrating, difficulty learning or feeling like you are in a 'fog'

Unexplained weight gain beyond a few pounds, increased fluid retention and/or puffy face

Dry and/or itchy skin, even with regular moisturizer use.

Dry, brittle nails and hair (with or without  thinning)

Hoarse voice and/or difficulty swallowingIntolerance to cold, especially in extremities such as fingers and toes

Muscle cramps

If you have been experiencing any of the above symptoms,feel free to consult me.
With the proper care, it's completely possible to lift the fog and feel like yourself again.

Dr surbhi agrawal
consultant physician, diabetologist and wellness expert
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Hello I am suffering from High blood pressure, diabities & Cholesterol?Please do help

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Eat lots of garlic. If u cant have it get it homeopathically Allium Sativum Q 5-7 drops thrice a day,(Biochemic) Nat Phos 30x 4 pills 4 times a day, avoid all types of fats and red meat. For Diabetes ; Gymnema Sylvestere Q 7- drops n little water thrice a day.
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My age is 57. My fbs is 125, 2 hr ppbs is 308. I am on insulin once 25 unit of huminsilin 30/70 before breakfast, voglistar gm2 before lunch, tripride 2 before dinner. What is the reason of high ppbs count. What should I do for this abnormal ppbs. Kindly advice.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Ur bmi is 25.6. You need some weight reduction. Voglistar to b taken immediately after lunch. Send your hbaic level//then will suggest further management. R you taking statins?
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I go bathroom 4 5 times in night. My sugar label is 69. Feeling heavy head. Sleepy , Weakness.Please tell.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I go bathroom 4 5 times in night. My sugar label is 69. Feeling heavy head. Sleepy , Weakness.Please tell.
Mr. Lybrate-user, if your sugar level is 69 mg/100 ml, then it is actually very low, that does not cause excess urination. But please check after food glucose level, if that is high (>200 mg/100 ml), then there is diabetes. Otherwise there may be some other reason for increased frequency of urination. Get routine urine test done for checking if there is urinary tract infection. Also get your bp checked, plus you are over weight, that also must be contributing for weakness. Please come back with all the above details, then I can be of help. Thanks for the question.
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A recent health check-up has revealed tsh levels of 1.438 ulu/ml. Also vitamin b12 levels are 208 pg /ml. What implication does it have for me? I am a 26 year old single female.

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
Nothing. If you are not anaemic (particularly megaloblastic type) or you are not having any neuro problem, you need not bother about vit b12.
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I am 58 years old, diabetic, no proper control, insulin dependent. kind of worried. Please suggest.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am 58 years old, diabetic, no proper control, insulin dependent. kind of worried. Please suggest.
hi, I am a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and a doctor (general physician) who will help you in your diabetes problem. Do let me know your hba1c value? also you need to provide me your daily food intake details. There are many lifestyle and dietary guidelines that can be followed: take high fiber prescribed diet which includes soluble fibre like apple, isabgol etc. Get more physical activity by prescription from a registered dietitian eat a balanced diet which includes whole grains and excludes all refined products like maida as prescribed by a registered dietitian, if you're overweight, diabetes prevention may hinge on weight loss. Every pound you lose can improve your health, and you may be surprised by how much. Participants in one large study who lost a modest amount of weight around 7 percent of initial body weight and exercised regularly reduced the risk of developing diabetes by almost 60 percent. I being a registered dietitian and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their diabetes problem. I will also prescribe medicines that will speed up the time to achieve your weight management goals. Do reply back for private consultation.
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I got to know that I'm diabetic and my age is 32 so is it normal in this age or it will effect my sex life. I'm a married man from 2 years ?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I got to know that I'm diabetic and my age is 32 so is it normal in this  age or it will  effect my sex life. I'm a m...
Hello, relax! * you can enjoy sexual coitus being diabetic, even. * follow up all d norms of diabetics. * go, for meditation to reduce your this stress and anxiety that you are unfit for that occasion. Homoeo-care** take @ ashawagandha q 10 drops, thrice a day with little water. All d best.
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Treatments of Infertility

FIMSA, FICOG, MNAMS (Obstetrtics & Gynaecology) , MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Treatments of Infertility

Female infertility is considered as the inability of conceiving. As per WHO it is described as the inability to be pregnant, maintain and carry forward a pregnancy to its full term. It is often of two types:

  1. Primary Infertility: This is the inability to give birth to a baby either due to the inability to become pregnant or maintain a pregnancy, which includes stillborn and miscarriage.
  2. Secondary Infertility: This refers to the inability to give birth when there is already a live birth or the woman was pregnant.

The causes of infertility can vary from being acquired or genetic. However, following factors are largely responsible for infertility:

  1. Genetic: Some genes can lead to mutation leading to infertility like, in case of BMP15 gene there is a hypergonadotrophic ovarian failure which causes infertility.
  2. Acquired: This is caused by factors like age, smoking, sexually transmitted diseases, obesity, body weight, eating disorders, diseases like diabetes, thrombophilia and also radiation and chemotherapy.

The treatment for infertility usually depends on the cause, age, duration of time for which a person has been infertile and preference of the patient. Infertility is believed to be a complex disorder and the treatment involves a huge amount of physical, financial and psychological commitments. All this also requires a lot of time. Some women might need just a minimum of two therapies to attain fertility while others might require different treatment before they can conceive.

Treatment is largely aimed to restore the fertility either by means of medication and surgery or help in reproduction with the help of some procedures.

Fertility Restoration through medication

This is the main treatment for women who are infertile because of ovulation disorders. These drugs include:

  1. Gonadotropins: These are injected to stimulate the ovaries. Drugs like Menopur, Repronex, Follistim AQ, Gonal-F, Bravelle restore the production of eggs, while Ovidrel and Pregnyl are used for maturing the eggs and for their release.
  2. Clomiphene citrate: This is taken orally and stimulates ovulation by releasing more Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Luteinizing Hormone from the pituitary gland.
  3. Metformin: This is used in females who have PCOS and also when insulin resistance plays a major role in infertility.
  4. Bromocriptine: Used when the infertility is caused due to excess prolactin production.
  5. Letrozole: This also induces ovulation

Fertility Restoration through surgery

Surgical procedures can amend the problem of infertility. However, these treatments are very rare these days owing to the success of other fertility treatments. These include:

  1. Tubal ligation reversal surgery: In case a tubal ligation has been performed it can be reversed by reconnecting the tubes again through surgery.
  2. Hysteroscopic surgery: This corrects or removes the abnormalities that cause infertility. This surgery can correct the shape of the uterus, remove endometrial polyps and improve chance of getting pregnant.
  3. Tubal surgeries: In case of blocked fallopian tubes laproscopic surgery can be performed to dilate the tubes, removed blockages or create a new opening.

Assistance in Reproduction through techniques

The most common used techniques for reproduction assistance are:

  1. Intrauterine insemination or IUI: In this about million healthy sperms are put in the uterus at the time of ovulation.
  2. Assisted reproductive technology: In this mature eggs are retrieved from a woman and this is then fertilized with sperms in a dish in the lab. Once the fertilization is done the embryo is placed in the uterus for further development. IVF is the most common and effective assisted reproductive technology. This procedure takes place over weeks with several blood tests and hormone injections.

Dealing with infertility is not easy and can be emotionally and physically draining. To cope with the various tests and treatments of infertility one should be fully prepared, eat a healthy diet, exercise reach out for help and support of family and friends and look for other options like a donor egg, adoption or no children.

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Dear doctor, I am 35 yrs old woman. I have frequent swelling n pain inside the cheek on left side which goes n comes back. Now I have sm throbbing sensation on the left side of my head little above the temple area. I have thyroid nodules n anti tpo 654 but thyroid cmes normal tsh 5: 35 please help. I am taking pain killer almost every alternate day. Have migraine for last 10 yrs.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
Dear doctor, I am 35 yrs old woman. I have frequent swelling n pain inside the cheek on left side which goes n comes ...
Pain and swelling inside cheek may have many reason like any injury/ mouth ulcer Pain arising from teeth/ gum any infection inside Frontal sinusitis Any Ear problem/ referred pain from ear You need oral cavity examination so consult ENT doctor/ Dentist Get your USG Thyroid done and review with reports
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Hi sir/ madam, I am a diabetic patient, 39 yrs, 87 kgs weight and doing 1 hour evening walk and also having 8 to 9 neam tree leafs daily after evening walk. Whether it gives any health benefit for a sugar patient. I last time checked my status ie 150 240 sugar levels.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi sir/ madam,
I am a diabetic patient, 39 yrs, 87 kgs weight and doing 1 hour evening walk and also having 8 to 9 ne...
In a known case of diabetic we need to control sugar levels with medication, aerobic exercise and following a diabetic diet and few tips on diet say no to maida items like toast, khaari ,naan ,white bread. Can drink tea but without sugar say no to Buffalo milk and can drink cows milk can eat brown bread can eat sprout's can eat green vegetables, can eat chappati ,bajra ka rotla can eat one katori of rice twice a day with dal to avoid farsan food items can eat fruits say no to coconut water.
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He has diabetes, high blood pressure, gout and his work schedule is very hectic could you suggest some stamina maintaining remedy- he is on medication daily for all.

Certified Diabetes Educator , Sports Nutritionist, Registered Clinical Dietician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
He has diabetes, high blood pressure, gout and his work schedule is very hectic could you suggest some stamina mainta...
He/ she requires personal consultation with a qualified medical nutrition therapist, who will prescribe a diet plan based on the clinical condietion and the persons lifestyle, likes n dislikes stay healthy, stay blessed.
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I am 35 years old, having diabetes for the past 2 years. I am on tablets. I have heard many people saying sugar can be easily controlled by proper diet. What kind of food is good? Is chapatti good?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am 35 years old, having diabetes for the past 2 years. I am on tablets. I have heard many people saying sugar can b...
Hi drink some bitter gourd juice on an empty stomach each morning. First remove the seeds of two to three bitter gourds and use a juicer to extract the juice. Add some water and then drink it. Follow this treatment daily in the morning for at least two months. Take pranacharya diabeto and shilajeet capsule twice a day with water. Take vasant kusumakar ras twice a day. Avoid sweets. Take small meals in less time interval. Do pranayama early morning. Avoid alcohol consumption.
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Sir I am 45 year old I am having diabetics since last 5 years I am unable to satisfy my partner during intercourse, please help me in diet or any medicines to improve my time of intercourse, or any yoga asanas to help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Sir I am 45 year old I am having diabetics since last 5 years I am unable to satisfy my partner during intercourse, p...
Erectile dys function and premature ejaculation is common in diabetes. Ensure that your diabetes is under control. Erectile dysfunction occurs due to 1. Fatigue, stress, depression, 2. Relationship issues, performance anxiety, 3. Alcohol consumption, smoking, consumption of tobacco, 4. Obesity, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, 5. Thyroid, kidney problem, enlarged prostate, parkinsonism etc 6. Consult doctor to rule out these diseases. 7. Go for regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight 8. Stop smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption9. Take good nourishing diet, plenty of green leafy vegetables, fruits. Take water melon, pomegranate, dark chocaolate 10. Avoid stress, anxiety, physical and mental exertion. Take adequate rest 11. Do yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress12. Topical androgel/testosterone replacement/ zinc supplement can help. 13. Do serum testosterone examination and if low take testosterone injection after consulting physician 14. If no relief consult sex therapist/ sexologist.
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I am diabetic since 25 years started with Glycomet 1 gm &using insulin. Any alternate to insulin in Homoeopathy Or in ayurveda.

MBBS, MD - Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
I am diabetic since 25 years started with Glycomet 1 gm &using insulin. Any alternate to insulin in Homoeopathy Or in...
1. Do regular exercise for 30 minutes daily like brisk walking 2. Reduce weight if overweight 3. Control diet a) avoid sweets, sugar/honey, full cream milk, milk product excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet like white bread, cereal, rice, pasta b) avoid all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato, bakery item, processed food, c) include more fiber like pulse, green leafy vegetable, cucumber, tomato, legume. D) avoid sweetened fruit like banana, mango, litchi, chickoo, grape etc. Can have fruits like guava, pineapple, papaya, orange, mousambi, strawberry, watermelon, pomegranate, a handful of walnut daily (akhrot) e) avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/jowar/ragi, moong and chana dal. F) avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. G) avoid red meat. Take fish/chicken. H) avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink 4. Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting dietitian 5. Monitor your fasting, pp blood sugars monthly and hba1c six monthly.
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I am a thirty year old woman and presently staying at delhi, also a thyroid patient. Presently I am having motion problem, and having motion in weekly, which is very uncomfortable and painful. Please advice me to what to do ?

CCMTD, CCEBDM, C.Diabetology, American Diabetes Association, DOMS, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Your problem could be due to uncontrolled thyroid levels. Make sure that your thyroid levels are well controlled. Try having more fruits. Raw salads amd green leady vegetables. Sprouts and wgole grain products rich in fibre. It may help you.
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