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Dr. G.Vijayakumar

Endocrinologist, Chennai

Dr. G.Vijayakumar Endocrinologist, Chennai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. G.Vijayakumar is one of the best Endocrinologists in Mylapore, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Dr. G.Vijayakumar@St.Isabel's Hospital in Mylapore, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. G.Vijayakumar on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from blood sugar for the last three years and also having blood pressure. I have 44 years old.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am suffering from blood sugar for the last three years and also having blood pressure. I have 44 years old.
Mr Satish, I am sure you must be already on treatment for both these conditions. If treatment is appropriate then blood sugar should be : Fasting closer to 100 mg and PP between 150 to 160 mg and HbA1c% <7. Similarly BP should be 130/80 mm of Hg or lower. Apart from drugs, you should exercise daily for 1 hour plus, take a restricted diet avoiding sweets, sugar and jaggery. Plus avoid junk foods, deep fried foods and pastries. consume more of green leafy vegetabbles and fruits. Also restrict salt intake to about 2.5 g a day.
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I am overweight and also have thyroid. I feel dizzy and tired throughout the day and have enormous pain in my legs all the time.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am overweight and also have thyroid. I feel dizzy and tired throughout the day and have enormous pain in my legs al...
Hello, homoeopathy has the best answer for your query. You can lose weight with the help of homoeopathic medicines, without any side effects. This involves correction your metabolism. 1. Take phytolacca berry tablets (wsi), 2 tablets with warm water, three times a day, half an hour before meals. 2. Fucus ves. Q, 15 drops + 1/2 cup of warm water, twice a day. 3. Take 1 glass of luke warm water with lemon juice and honey in the morning for 15 days in a month. 4. Take 1 cup of green tea in the eveninng daily. 5. Do surya namaskar, yoga asans like bhujangasana (cobra pose), sarvangasana (shoulder stand pose, vajrasana (diamond pose), pavanamuktasana (wind-relieving pose), matsyasana (fish pose) 6. Avoid sweets, oily, spicy, junk food, chocolates. 7. Drink plenty of water daily. 8. Eat good quantity of green vegetables, salad and fruits. 9. Take thyroidinum 200, 5 drops once in a week for 1 month. 10. Five phos 6x, 5 tabs twice daily.
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I am having sugar. My age is 29 only. Taking glycomet. Now what should I do for escaping from this sugar. Shall I get rid of completely in future. Mild fatigue is coming.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I am having sugar. My age is 29 only. Taking glycomet. Now what should I do for escaping from this sugar. Shall I get...
Please consult a homeopathic doctor for this. Your condition requires a proper consultation. It will take time but you will definitely get permanent cure. You can either find a local doctor or you can consult me online.
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If myself habitual of drinking, one or two peg dailly or sometime only but I am a diabetic but controling my sugar level 160 at random. Can I continue one or two peg.

P.G.Diploma in dietetics and applied nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Hi alcohol generally not good on a daily basis, and it also depends on which type of alcohol yo taking. Being diabetic you have to be extremely careful about alcohol intake. Some times too, much of it may lead to fatty liver problem so certain alcohol good but in moderation
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I am diabetic and wants hair transplantation. Will it be safe. What should I do. What complication can be come ahead. My Sugar level in control.

M.D.(AM), B.A.M.S.(PB)
General Physician,
I am diabetic and wants hair transplantation. Will it be safe. What should I do. What complication can be come ahead....
Go ahead, no complication, now a days techniques are advanced. Procedure should be from a reputed centre.
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I have got Achilles Tendonitis (severe pain in my Achilles tendon at the back of left foot) due to car driving and using the clutch excessively, I have not had any injury. Could it be due to uric acid and a gout attack? I have had past history of uric acid? should I take Feburic along with Combiflam. I am 48 years old, weight is higher than normal Uric acid is on higher side -8.2 always. Used to take Feburic, stopped now.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
I have got Achilles Tendonitis (severe pain in my Achilles tendon at the back of left foot) due to car driving and us...
For your high uric acid continue taking Feburic to avoid complications associated with high levels of uric acid. Risk factors for Achilles tendinitis are as follows. 1. Advanced age and Male sex. 2. Obesity 3. Sudden excessive activities like running or jumping. 4. Wearing shoes without proper heel support during work out. 5.Patients with high blood pressure or psoriasis are at higher risk. 6. Flat arch foot predisposes to achilles tendinitis. Management : 1. Rest to the foot for 1 or 2 days. 2. Apply ice pack for 10 minutes 3 to 4 times a day. 3. Apply compression bandage to reduce swelling. 4. Keep feet elevated at night time by placing pillow underneath. 5. Take analgesics like paracetamol or Ibuprofen for relief. 6. Once pain is relieved you can start stretching exercises of calf muscles. 7. Use a shoe insert or wedge to relieve stress on tendon. 8. If pain is persistent and severe please consult .g
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I am 50 years female. My T3 is103, T4 8.2 and TSH is 5.81.Should I require any medicine?

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Vijayawada
I am 50 years female. My T3 is103, T4 8.2 and TSH is 5.81.Should I require any medicine?
Hi, Since you have higher normal results you do not need any treatment. Try to be fit, eat well, sleep well for 7 hours a day, Walk for half hour and maintain ideal weight.
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Sir, I am a diabetic patient and before someday my sugar level is not good it is not recovered by insulin too. please give me suggestion fast.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Sir, I am a diabetic patient and before someday my sugar level is not good it is not recovered by insulin too. please...
Dear lybrate user, one of the major nutritional substance required for human body is carbohydrate. We take carbohydrate in the form of rice, wheat, sugar etc. The complex molecules of carbohydrate are broken down into simple glucose molecules during digestion & released in the blood stream to be absorbed by the muscle cells. Muscle cells utilise the glucose molecules to release energy by breaking down those glucose molecules. Insulin hormone plays a vital role in the absorption of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells. In abnormal conditions, either due to less production of insulin or due to resistance to insulin, the process of absorption of glucose by the muscles comes to a stand still. The glucose molecules remains in the bloodstream which results in the increase in the blood sugar level. The failure of utilisation of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells results in production of less energy than normal condition. This is externally manifested as the fatigue & tiredness of the patient. This excess amount of blood sugar compels the kidney to function more than normal level in order to excrete the blood sugar molecules through urine. As a result the patient suffers from frequent urination. This abnormal condition is clinically known as diabetes mellitus. Once a patient is diagnosed with diabetes he has to take regular medicine to keep his blood sugar level within normal limits. Take homoeopathic mother tincture gymnema sylvestra q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water. Also you need to walk at least 1 hour daily without any interval. Also you need to take a low carbohydrate rich diet. Avoid rice, sweet dishes, fruits, cold drinks, fast foods, alcoholic beverages, potato etc.
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I am 52 yrs. Old female and I have knee-problem which resists me from doing household work. Even I can not sit normally. I am insulin dependent diabetic too. Kindly advise.

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
Probably you are having Osteoarthritis. I hope no other joint is involved and it is not Rheumatoid Arthritis. You need to consult Orthopaedic Surgeon for your problem. What so ever, Exercises, particularly of knees, are only remedy which shall keep you from worsening the condition. You search in the net for exercises in the site of 'Dr Jo' You shall see many videos of exercises for osteoarthritis. Go to the Youtube, Type 'Dr Jo Exercises for OA knees'. You shall get videos.
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I have continuous pain in head, doc asked it might be due to high uric acid or high blood pressure, which I have. Suggest what to di.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have continuous pain in head,
 doc asked it might be due to high uric acid or high blood pressure, which I have. Su...
first you do few test for find out causes for headache. i.e. cbc,ct scan of head, lipid profile,kft,lft,urin r/m.. till then you can take analgesic bd after meal.
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From 5 years I have a back pain and thyroid suggest me some thing.

CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
From 5 years I have a back pain and thyroid suggest me some thing.
I am sure you are thyroxine tablets for treating hypothyroidism. In addition to that to control back pain you have to certain exercises specifically meant for back muscles, like like flat on the ground and lifting one leg 5 - 10 times, then both legs 5 - 10 times, cycling action in three or four sets, and various other exercises usually shown in tv to strengthen back muscle, these exercises will help reduce back pain. Plus other stretching exercises also must be done.
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My mom have so much back pain and sugar problem we researched so much hospitals but not get their solution so please tell what can we do.?

Diploma in Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Secunderabad
My mom have so much back pain and sugar problem we researched so much hospitals but not get their solution so please ...
Hello, we have such cases in our clinics. No problem, it will be cured. Make sure she is on diabetic medication as suggested by doctor. Women loose calcium very much which makes weak bones. So make sure she have more intake calcium. What we suggest is best nutrition supplements which gives optimal health results.
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How much does it matter if I have metformin before or after meal? also if i'm having it 1000 mg od or 500 mg bd?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
If only metformin is taken it should be after food. If sustained release tablet is there then od may ok. If not twice a day is better. Side effects are less if taken after food.
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I was suffering form Hypothyroid for the last few months. I conceived in February and my Thyroid in Feb was was well under control. TSH was 1.75. I got another test done today and my TSH is 10.73. My LMP was Jan 9th. I am really worried. Currently taking 37.5 mcg Thyroxine. How much should I increase the dosage to?

MD-Gynaecologist & Obstetrician , MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I was suffering form Hypothyroid for the last few months. I conceived in February and my Thyroid in Feb was was well ...
Please meet your physician immediately, be very regular with your thyroid medication, follow what he/she suggest as during pregnancy thyroid levels vary & if not controlled can affect the baby.
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I am suffering from hypothyroid, please suggest me how to control it. And what are medications for the same. Do ayurvedic medicines work to clear thyroid.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am suffering from hypothyroid, please suggest me how to control it. And what are medications for the same. Do ayurv...
lybrate-user, If you have confirmed hypothyroidism with high TSH (more than 10 mU/L), then treatment with adequate dose of Thyroxine has to be started. Dosage will be based on TSH level, T4 level and body weight. Looking at your weight and height the BMI is 31.25 kgs/M2, showing grade 1 obesity, meaning ther is extra 20 kgs weight. This can only be reduced only if TSh levels are brought under control. Only treatment option for hypothyroidism is taking the hormone supplement in recommended dose. No other drug/s work. Thanks.
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I am having history of miscarrage, 1st is threatning abortion and another is d& c. As there is only gesteral sac no yolk sac no fetal pole at 12 week. I did my biopsy done, tbpcr, torch test and anti phospolipid antibodies but all reports is good no problem found. I am thyroid patient my tsh is 15.14. I am on 75 mcg medic. My endocrinology asked me not to plan a baby until my tsh fall 2.5. Is i. Empty gesteral sac can cause due to thyroid?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
You have to increase thyronorm to 100 mcg and improve health. Test your thyroid antibodies also and tell confidentially by asking privately. Regarding online consultation there are certain points which all should know and follow. 1) The description of the diseases should be complete in all respects, including any tests done and any medicines already taking. Just saying I have diabetes since 10 years and taking metformin cannot help a discerning doctor a scientific advice. 2) Your place and name and mail id and phone number should be in the question. It is necessary at times to know where you stay to give a good advice. (for example if there the climate is warm or cold and many other factors) 3) It is necessary to keep in regular touch for some diseases like diabetes and hypertension. So make it a point to be in touch by asking private questions. And repeat the essential point of the previous question to give a continuing answer. All these are said with intention to give a scientifically correct answer and talk as if in a regular consultation about which I am very keen to. 4) For personalised attention and follow up ask privately and it is better to make online payment if you are asked to by the doctor. It involves his time and dedication to give you expert advice after studying your problem. Ask personally in case of doubts about any medical matter.
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I am obese, height is 5'6" weight 117 kg. I wanna lose weight but not able to go to the gym because of my night shifts. I have thyroid and excess quantity of insulin in my blood. Please suggest how can I lose weight.

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
I am obese, height is 5'6" weight 117 kg. I wanna lose weight but not able to go to the gym because of my night shift...
A) Take 30 ml of aloe vera juice along with 30 ml of honey and 30 ml of lukewarm water, at night before sleep. B) take 10 ml of fresh lemon juice and 10ml of ginger juice before meals. C) eat 10 gm of black cumin seeds along with 30 ml of lukewarm water after meals. D) take 2-2 tablets of sutshekhar rasa and aarogyawardhini vati after meals…do all these things for 30 days…it gives you good result. Consult to me for further suggestions…. THANKS…
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I have pain in my throat since three months and I am a thyroid patient what is the cause of this pain.

MBBS
General Physician,
I have pain in my throat since three months and I am a thyroid patient what is the cause of this pain.
Along with thyroid you may be having chronoic allergic pharyngitis or bronchitis. Do warm saline gargle regularly two to three times daily have homemade freshly prepared lemon juice which is rich in vitamin c thereby incresing your body autoimmunity which prevents infection including viral infection.
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Hello Sir or mam I'm Rakesh and I want to know about my mother. She is diabetic from last 2 year. She is treatment by allopathic but last 3 month she stopped that and took homeopathic. And after that her sugar label is increased now her fasting report is 210 and other one is 350. So please tell me what can I will do for her.

BHMS
Homeopath,
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Sir or mam I'm Rakesh and I want to know about my mother. She is diabetic from last 2 year. She is treatment by...
Dear Lybrate User, One of the major nutritional substance required for human body is carbohydrate. We take carbohydrate in the form of rice, wheat, sugar etc. The complex molecules of carbohydrate are broken down into simple glucose molecules during digestion & released in the blood stream to be absorbed by the muscle cells. Muscle cells utilise the glucose molecules to release energy by breaking down those glucose molecules. Insulin hormone plays a vital role in the absorption of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells. In abnormal conditions, either due to less production of insulin or due to resistance to insulin, the process of absorption of glucose by the muscles comes to a stand still. The glucose molecules remains in the bloodstream which results in the increase in the blood sugar level. The failure of utilisation of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells results in production of less energy than normal condition. This is externally manifested as the fatigue & tiredness of the patient. This excess amount of blood sugar compels the kidney to function more than normal level in order to excrete the blood sugar molecules through urine. As a result the patient suffers from frequent urination. This abnormal condition is clinically known as DIABETES MELLITUS. Once a patient is diagnosed with Diabetes he has to take regular medicine to keep his blood sugar level within normal limits. However, the patient does not need to take medicine unless his/her Post. Prandial Blood Sugar level reaches 200. If Post. Prandial Blood Sugar level reaches 200 then patient should take the following Homoeopathic medications:- 1) Homeopathic URANIUM NIT 3X TABLETS (R.S. BHARGAVA company). Take one tablet thrice daily, in empty stomach 2) 30 drops of Homeopathic Mother Tincture GYMNEMA SYLVESTRA Q, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water Along with intake of medicines the patient need to walk at least 1 hour daily without any interval. In order to decrease the intake of carbohydrate in diet the patient should avoid rice, sweet dishes, fruits, cold drinks, fast foods, alcoholic beverages, potato etc.
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