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Dr. G.S.Vijayalakshmi

Endocrinologist, Chennai

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Dr. G.S.Vijayalakshmi is one of the best Endocrinologists in Velachery, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Bloom Health Care in Velachery, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. G.S.Vijayalakshmi on has an excellent community of Endocrinologists in India. You will find Endocrinologists with more than 44 years of experience on You can find Endocrinologists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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I am having sex problem from 2 month from 3 month I have diabetes & thyroid I consult to doctor & taking tablets.

D.E.H.M, B.E.M.S, M.D.(E.H)
Sexologist, Faridabad
In case of thyroid and diabetes you must take ayurvedic medicines. Best part of medicines is it has no side effects. And no clashing with you existing medicines which you are taking for diabetes thyroid. So ayurvedic medicines are best resulting. Wish you good health.
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My father age is 65 years. He is suffering from diabetes last 12 years. He is under diabetic treatment & regular ate 1 tab trivoglitor 2 before lunch. Now his FBS is 393 mg/dl and PPBS is 558 mg/dl. What should I do? Kindly help me.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. Lybrate-user, the levels mentioned are exceptionally high, need urgent reduction. It shows that the present treatment is not at all beneficial. Ina controlled diabetes fasting is closer to 100 mg and pp about 150 to 160 mg / 100 ml and hba1c% <7. The above levels can rapidly lead to serious long term complications related to diabetes. It is better if he is shifted to insulin injections. Otherwise it is difficult to control the sugar levels. He should also undergo an eye examination to see if there is diabetic retinopathy. (eyes to examined after dilating the pupil). If you are willing to shift to newer treatment,
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Infertility Treatment - 4 Parameters To Consider

Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Infertility Treatment - 4 Parameters To Consider

The inability to conceive after indulging in unprotected sex is known as infertility. It can also be referred to the biological incapability of a male to cause the conception or a woman being unable to carry the pregnancy for full term. Research has shown that female problems contribute to over half of all the infertility cases while a majority of the other causes include sperm disorders.

Treatment of infertility depends on:

  1. Cause of Infertility
  2. Duration of Infertility
  3. Age of both partners
  4. Personal preferences

Causes of infertility in women include:
1. Ovulation disorders: This is regarded as the most common cause of infertility in women. The disorders can be caused due to the following

2. Problems in fallopian tubes or uterus: Abnormalities in the uterus or fallopian tubes render the woman incapable of conceiving naturally. This might be due to:

3. Medications: There is a possibility that treatment will cure infertility. Examples include NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy.
Treatment of infertility might involve a significant amount of psychological, physical, temporal and financial commitments.
In men, treatment is done to treat lack of healthy sperm or general sexual problems. The treatments include:

  1. Medications
  2. Surgery
  3. Change in lifestyle
  4. Sperm retrieval

Even though it is possible to restore fertility in women using only one or two therapies, a number of treatments might be required before conception is possible. Some of these treatments include:

  1. Intrauterine insemination (IUI)
  2. Stimulation of ovulation with fertility drugs
  3. Surgery to restore fertility

In situations where pregnancy does not happen spontaneously, Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) can be used by couples to achieve pregnancy. It is a form of fertility treatment which involves the handling of sperm and egg. The entire ART team consists of psychologists, physicians, embryologists, nurses and lab technicians.

One common ART technique is In vitro fertilization (IVF). It is a process where an egg and sperms are manually combined in a laboratory dish, followed by transfer of embryo to the uterus. Some aspects involved in an IVF cycle are:

  1. Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
  2. Assisted hatching
  3. Donor eggs or sperm
  4. Gestational carrier

Some complications that may occur during the treatment of infertility are:

  1. Multiple pregnancy
  2. Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS)

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Gynaecologist.

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I am facing uric acid problem in my lower back left side! Suggest me wht should I do to clean uric acid! And I am unable to stop eating chicken, mutton etc! Plz help.

General Physician, Nashik
The first thing you should do is to eat foods that are high in fiber, This is because fiber rich foods absorb uric acid from the blood. Your kidneys then'throw' out the excess uric acid. Try to eat Oatmeal, Spinach, cauliflowers and Isabgol in milk if possible.  Please use olive oil to cook your food. Kindly avoid vegetable oils because they become unhealthy when heated twice. This leads to rancid fat in the body. These destroy vitamin E, that in turn controls uric acid levels. Olive oil also curbs uric acid by itself.  Vitamin C chewable tablets taken 500mg daily lower uric acid levels within 4 to 8 weeks.  Try to stop intake of sweets, cakes and pastries. Saturated fats are bad for you.  Many fruits have got potent anti-oxidant properties, like celery seeds, grapes and tomatoes, and these prevent harmful toxins from attacking your organs - releasing uric acid.
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Uric acid is 9 having 4.5 mm n 2.5 mm stone in right n left kidney I am taking thyroxine 25 due to thyroid I am feeling pain in left heel I have started methi 10 seeds n its water last 5 days wt should I start or tk for uric acid n stone problem kindly mail me n call me please for proper treatment.

Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Berb vul q 20drops 3times expel drops 20drops 3times ledum pal 30 4pills 3times for 8days and revert back for further treatment.
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My father's chief complaints an history are ckd4, cad dcmp, dm type 2. Creatinine is 5.4 urea 130. Gone through colondoscopy recently after being discharged from icu. Please advice something for chronic constipation. He's on lot of nedicines like aplazar, cudo forte, minipress, amlopress, flavodon, prolomet, lasix &lazon.

MD - Pathology
General Physician, Amritsar
He cannot take many medicines and many home remedies because of the number of conditions he is suffering from Try eating apple, papaya and guava daily He must go for a walk
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Her sugar level is 115. Can she control this? What should she do to maintain her sugar level?

General Physician, Gurgaon
You did not mentioned that this blood sugar level is fasting/ random/ PP? Get your following test done and review with reports 1. FBS, PP Blood sugar 2. HBA1C 3. KFT
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I am 65 years old ,diabetic for 15 yrs, HBA1c levels 6.2 to 6.8 for last 5 yrs. Has bp BUT UNDERcontrol with medication recently had CTscan of heart report says 1.coronary calcium score of 124 indicates moderate risk. 2.20 to 30% stenosis in MID LAD AND proximal D1 with calcified flak--non obstructive CAD 3.rEST OF CORONARIES are normal. Please let me know what precautions I need to take and what further cause of investigation to be followed.

Endocrinologist, Mumbai
For diabetes and blood pressure follow a diet low in carbohydrate,low in salt, low in fat and high in fibre. Avoid bakery products. Avoid too much rice and potato. Avoid fried stuff. Avoid chocolate, cakes, ice cream, soft drinks and fruit juices. Eat lots of vegetables. Walk for at least 30 minutes a day for 5 days in a week. Medicine and insulin will work better if you follow diet and exercise. Regularly get your heart check up done once/year,Keep your Blood pressure and diabetes under control.
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Recently during a health check up my Sugar level were 250 (fasting) and 390 (PP). I had done a HbA1c test during sep 2014, their the reading was 5.6. Whats should I do ?

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
Hi ... Either you are a recently detected diabetic or u r having stress hyperglycemia or the above readings are wrong Please repeat your FBS , PPBS , HBA1C What is your weight /height /age ...? Is ther any history of diabetes in family
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Infertility - Ayurvedic Remedies are the Solution!

MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Delhi
Infertility - Ayurvedic Remedies are the Solution!

Fertility is a potential for reproduction. In other words, fertility is an ability to have babies or to reproduce. When fertility rate in a community, increases more babies are born. To produce an offspring it depends on age, health and other factors of the woman. When we talk about fertility rates it means the number of births that happen during a certain time period in a specific location. On the other end, lack of ability to reproduce is termed as infertility. There are various treatments to deal with fertility issues and one of the ancient and natural as well as a trusted treatment is Ayurveda.

Female infertility is caused due to structural problems like blocked fallopian tubes, a defect in cervical canal, uterine fibroids or polyps. Hormonal imbalance leading to ovulation problems too can cause infertility. In males. infertility may have anatomical, psychological, hormonal or lifestyle related causes. The cause of infertility in approximately 20% of couples can't be determined using the currently available methods of investigation. From Ayurvedic perspectives, shukra dhatu can get affected by various physical, mental causes and even by serious diseases. Poor quality shukra dhatu can cause infertility in males & females.


Failure to reproduce

Ayurveda For Infertility

Ayurveda is one of the world's oldest holistic healing systems. It is based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body and Spirit. The primary focus of Ayurvedic medicine is to promote good health, rather than fight disease. Fertility problems are increasing these days for many young couples. There are many factors which account for this like Lifestyle, delayed marriages, diet, etc. But Ayurveda not only does explain how to increase fertility with herbal supplements, but it also focuses on how to have healthy children.

For a pregnancy to be healthy and successful, a couple needs to take care of the following four essential factors:

  1. Sperm/Ovum (Seeds)
  2. Uterus (Soil)
  3. Nourishment (Water)
  4. Time for Conception (Timing of Sowing)

Reproductive health, in both men and women, depends on the health of the reproductive tissue or shukra dhatu. In women, shukra creates the ovum as part of the monthly cycle, and in men, the semen is formed due to sexual stimulation. The shukra is created as part of a long chain of metabolic transformations. It starts with the digestion of food, then goes on to the transformation of food to nutrient fluid, blood, muscle, fat, bone, bone marrow, and finally, to shukra tissue. Healthy shukra tissue, then, according to Ayurveda, depends on the health of all the other tissues in the body.

Foods to Nourish All Seven Dhatus (Bringhana)

  1. Fresh, organic fruits and vegetables
  2. Dairy proteins, including milk, lassi, and panir (a fresh cheese made of milk)
  3. Whole grains
  4. Mung dhal
  5. Soaked almonds or soaked walnuts
  6. Dried fruits such as dates, figs, and raisins
  7. Sweet, juicy fruits such as mangoes, peaches, plums, and pears
  8. If your digestion is strong, eat urad dhal (available at Indian grocery stores) cooked with equal parts turmeric, cumin, coriander, and fennel.
  9. A banana cooked in ghee, cinnamon and cardamom is a tasty and wholesome dessert for people with strong digestion.

Foods to Enhance the Reproductive Tissue (Vrishya)

  1. Asparagus
  2. Broccoli
  3. Milk
  4. Date-milk shake
  5. Mango milkshake
  6. Rice pudding

Spices such as ajwain powder, cumin (which purifies the uterus in women and the genitourinary tract in men), turmeric (to improve the interaction between hormones and targeted tissues), and black cumin.
In general, it's important to eat a wide variety of foods in order to receive all the essential nutrients. Keep trying new vegetables and fruits, and rotate your menus to make sure you're not eating the same thing day after day. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ayurveda and ask a free question.

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What should normal blood sugar level? My aunt blood sugar level was 159. Is it normal? Should she consult a doctor.

General Physician, Mumbai
If it is fasting blood sugar it is high. Repeat another fasting sugar test. If it is found 125 mg or above. We can safely say it is diabetes. Must consult your family doctor.
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My mother 48 year old having diabetes since last 10 years now a days her fasting blood sugar has increased to 395mg/dl and doctor has started insulin like mixtard 34 unit in morning and40 unit in night and insulin like lanteax 24 unit in night. And my question is how to control the diabetes without taking insulin? She will not eat any sweet type food. She is controlling her diet pattern. dietitics and food service management, Diabetes educator
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bhopal
Timely and balanced diet is as important as regular medicine intake to control diabetes. You should go for brisk walk in the morning. Do regular exercise atleast 15 minutes. Take lukewarm water with half spoon methidana powder. Use sufficient amount of ginger, onion, garlic, coriander, lemon, greenchilli, black paper, fenugreek seeds, cinnamon, bay leaves, in food iteams. Loose your extra weight this will not only lower your blood but also helps lowering your blood pressure, cholesterol too. Never miss out breakfast. No long gapes and skipping of meals. Chapatis of bran flour (unrefined) is given to diabetes patients and to increase value add gram and soyabean flour to it.
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The sooner you know that you have or are at risk for diabetes, the sooner you can start making changes to control the disease and improve your long-term senior health outlook.

Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Avoid sugar salt and fat. Avoid high carbohydrates food stuff. Avoid root vegetable Do walk 45 min on daily basis.
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Hi, I am a diabetic n under insulin control I take gerivit forte supplement before doing sex I have tried many times to do sex without taking any supplement but fail to do it n now I think I am totally dependent on it kindly tell me is it a cause for worry in future for my sexual life as I am just 32 n want a permanent solution for this. please help.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Home Remedy- 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... Treatment- 1-take pranacharya diabeto and shilajeet capsule twice a day with water.... 2-Take vasant kusumakar ras twice a day... Diet-avoid sweets....Take small quantity meals at more frequent pranayama early morning....avoid alcohol consumption...
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Hi. Sir. My dad has a diabetes since last two month what to do decreases the diabetes. And what to eat.

MBBS, MD, CCEBDM(diabetology), CCMTD(thyroid dissorders)
General Physician,
For type 2 dm I can sugest you following dietary instructions 1. Do not take simple sugars like sugar, glucose, sweet fruits, sweet beverages, simply anything which is frankly sweet 2. Take a mixed oil diet which should include arachis oil, rice bran oil, saflower oil etc 3. You can take complex carbohydrates 4. Protein content should be normal etc in brief, take small &frequent meals (4hrly), take less rice or replace it with wheat, stop taking sugar, take poly unsaturated fatty acid (pufa) containing oil, and along with moderate excercise and proper medications. Diabetes is chronic disease and it does not have a definitive cure till date. But with proper diet and routine medication and follow up many diabetics have been able to live a normal and healthy life. Thank you.
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Hello Dr. What is meant by fasting glucose and pp glucose level. When we have to conduct these tests. Please. Answer this question.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. P lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Fasting blood glucose level is when blood glucose is tested after 10 to 12 hours of yur last meal. That is if you take dinner at 9 pm at night, then test blood glucose in the morning by 7 to 8 am. PP is (post prandial) blood glucose - 2 hours from the beginning of your food intake either breakfast or lunch. It should be a normal food intake. Thanks.
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What are the precautions which should be taken in diabetic patients before extraction of decayed tooth.

Dentist, Jaipur
Please go for lab tests of ct, bt, hb, cbc and then should be decided extraction of teeth by dentist.
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If someone is diabetic, aged above 70, male, weight is 95 Kgs, is it ok to have Butter Toast (Four Nos ) in breakfast with Tea without Sugar ?

PG Dip (Dietetics n Applied nutrition), Nutrition n dietetics, Post graduate Certificate (Diabetes Education)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Jamnagar
Hello! you must concentrate on your weight. Too much of refined carbohydrate with bad fat can increase your blood glucose level n fat percentage also. Take small meals in every 3-4 hr. Regular interval. Avoid sweet n sugar also honey n jaggery, fried foods, ready to eat foods, preserved foods n simple carb like maida. Take whole grain cereals in limitation, lot of veggies, 150-200 gm fruit (not juice). Don't skip breakfast n take a small portion of milk or product or any whole grain cereal before bed time. Do 30 min of exercise a day. Consult a dietician for diet plan.
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