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Dr. Gajendran T N

Endocrinologist, Chennai

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Dr. Gajendran T N Endocrinologist, Chennai
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Dr. Gajendran T N is a popular Endocrinologist in Velachery, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Gajendran T N personally at Gajendran's Diabetic Care in Velachery, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Gajendran T N on Lybrate.com.

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Weight management tips to enhance your fertility

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
IVF Specialist, Delhi
Weight management tips to enhance your fertility
The number of young overweight women and men seeking medical assistance for planning family is on a rise. Being overweight not only affects ones’ chances of becoming a parent, but also can lead to complications in pregnancy- adversely affecting both mother and baby. Therefore, it is very important for all young men and women to know the fundamentals of causation and detection of this important disorder.

What is Obesity and how to confirm that?

The most often asked questions in this context are- what is a normal acceptable weight, when does one get labelled as overweight and what is the definition of obesity? Another important question we often get asked is- what’s the difference between being overweight and obese?

In very simple terms, what a physician evaluates to check for obesity in a person is a simple index known as “body mass Index” or BMI. BMI can be calculated by simply dividing the person’s body weight in Kg by the square of person’s height measured in meters. BMI is measured as Kg/m2. Following are broad guidelines for detection of obesity-
1. BMI of < 18.5 indicates that the person is underweight
2. BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 indicates that the person has got normal weight
3. BMI between 25 and 29.9 indicates that the person is overweight
4. BMI of > 30 indicates obesity

How does Obesity affect fertility?

Excessive body weight in women causes multiple hormonal imbalances, which can result in irregular menstruation and reduced frequency of ovulation, thus leading to infertility. Also, the outcome of Infertility treatment in obese women is poorer than in their normal weight counterparts. Obesity also increases the chances of pregnancy related complications such as miscarriage, pregnancy induced hypertension and gestational diabetes and hence increases the requirement offers cesarean delivery. And not to forget that the labor is that much harder and prolonged for obese women.

Obese males also suffer from reduced fertility as they tend to have lower level of testosterone, which suppresses sperm production. Obesity can also case erectile dysfunction in men, which can result in reduced fertility.

What can you do?

Here are five easy weight management tips to help you realize your dream of having a child-
1. Watch your meals- take a healthy diet and avoid excess carbohydrates and fat
2. Watch your beverages- drink adequate quantity of water, avoid soft drinks as they contain empty calories and refrain from alcohol
3. Stop smoking and keep in mind that there is nothing like occasional/ moderate smoking
4. Exercise regularly and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle- short sessions of brisk walking, swimming, jogging or skipping are good means to keep one active and healthy
5. Avoid stress and practice Yoga/ meditation or other stress buster techniques that suit you

If you want to know more or seek an expert opinion, write to us at ivfgurgaon@gmail.com today!
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What is thyroid? what is the causes? how it is cure? if any person suffers from thyroid he or she have to takes medicine till his death as in the diabetic & bp? please tell me the detail answer ?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Thyroid is a gland that secretes tsh into the blood and the levels of this hormone r regulated by pituitary gland located in our brain. Thyroid can be hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. Although in allopathy were under life long medication almost and the med. Goes on increasing with time, but in homoeopathic system there is a permanent cure for thyroid nd all depends upon your homoeo doctor, his art of case taking, his sensitivity level and approach to the case
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Hi my name is Sarvesh Kumar. I am 24 years old. My mother suffering from sugar disease, so could you help me to how to control by food.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Hi my name is Sarvesh Kumar. I am 24 years old. My mother suffering from sugar disease, so could you help me to how t...
DIABETIC DIET ●Eat regular meals throughout the day at same time everyday..Avoid skipping meals ●Include high fibre foods at each meal e.g. legumes(beans/lentils ),nuts(almonds,walnut),eggs etc ●Take fruit as a healthy snack e.g. apples,pears,papaya,mausami,jamun,guava ●Try to avoid –grapes,mango,bananas,jackfruit(cheeku) ●Vegetables to be included in plenty-at least 2 servings per meal ●Reduce the fat intake,friedfoods,cakes,pastries and foods containing palm oil and coconut oil ●Include healthy foods like daliya,oats ●Reduce salt intake in the diet to 1 tsp or less per day ●Limit intake of sugar and sugary foods like sweets take ur medicines regularly i hope all this information helps u
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I have diabetes from 5 yrs. What should i do?

Diploma in Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
I have diabetes from 5 yrs. What should i do?
Hello , no worries, just be control your diet habbits, as suggested below. Ou can control diabetes by having a medication prescribed by doctor. Its a degenerative disease inside from your body. But to completely get rid of diabetes, you should have a better control on your food habits. Along with your medication, if you take a proper diet of proteins, amino acids, vitamins and minerals these will work on your body hormonal balancing system once your harmon are working in a balancing way, slowing your degenerative diseases will be repaired and medication dosage will come down. Eventually you can continue diet without medication. Preparing your diet and nutrition chart doesn't much time, maximum half day. Let me know if I can help you with best nutrition. Get rid of diabetes will take time as this degeneration might happened from a long time, but we only come to know when you have a sympton out of it. Let me know for more info.
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I am a diabetic since 1998. On Insulin since 2001. Though the fasting sugar is well in control but PP is shooting beyond 200 level. Using Novomix 30 @ 30 units in morning & 20 units before dinner. Kindly advise how to control the PP?

M.B;B.S, P.G.(FAMILY MEDICINE), D.O.H.
General Physician, Hyderabad
By reducing the carbohydrate diet in the lunch&dinner By brisk walking By diet planning in consultation with dietician
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What causes Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and what is the best method of treatment? Can iodine help this condition?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hashimoto's thyroiditis (ht), is an autoimmune disease, causing lymphocytic infiltration of thyroid gland plus there are anti bodies produced by our own immune cells against thyroid peroxidase (anti tpo abs). These antibodies destroy thyroxine secreting cells in the gland, leading to hypothyroidism. The causes are not clear, genetic predisposition, viral infections and even taking excess iodinated salt have been thought to be the reasons. In usa this is the main cause of hypothyroidism, more common in women, the patient with ht usually have other members of the family having some or the other autoimmune disease or himself or herself may have another autoimmune disorder like rheumatoid arthritis or t1 diabetes. Treatment is to give thyroxine replacement for life time. Iodine has no role in the treatment.
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My wife is facing some issues, 1. No period are coming since 5 month, we checked from doctor. Doctor suggest some tests, 1. Thyroid - Normal, 2. TSH- 1.830, 3. HB- 09.8 4. S. Protactinium - 8.87 5. Sugar - Fasting - 98 and post-postprandial - 120 6. Pregnancy Test - Negative Doctor Prescribe her - Yamini LS and Feronia-XT. Taking mechanic but no results are coming. Her age is 36, Pls. Help What to do in cause.

MBBS, DGO, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Chennai
My wife is facing some issues, 1. No period are coming since 5 month, we checked from doctor. Doctor suggest some tes...
Only after completing Yamini LS she will get withdrawal bleeding after few days of stopping the tablet.Please wait and see.If not getting periods for two weeks after stopping the medicine consult your doctor again
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I am having a proper six to eight hour sleep and balance diet and regular exercise. Can I have chances to develop a diabetes melitus?

BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
I am having a proper six to eight hour sleep and balance diet and regular exercise. Can I have chances to develop a d...
If you are having family history of diabetes in your family then chance increase but if you r having proper diet and regular exercise then chance reduce.
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How to control uric acid? I feel pain in joint and heel.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
There are many lifestyle and dietary guidelines that can be followed to protect against future flares or prevent gout or uric acid problems from occurring in the first instance: maintain a high fluid intake (2-4 liters a day) avoid alcohol eat a balanced diet limit fish, meat and poultry intake. If attempting to lose weight, avoid low-carbohydrate diets. If carbohydrate intake is insufficient, the body is unable to burn its own fat properly, releasing substances called ketones into the bloodstream. This results in a condition called ketosis that can increase the level of uric acid in the blood. It is most important to avoid foods that are high in purines, to ensure that the levels of uric acid in the blood do not get too high. Here is a list of high-purine foods to be wary of: beef kidneys brains dried beans and peas liver mackerel yeast fermented products (breads etc) mushrooms lose some weight by walking or other exercise, avoid meats and get always be on a prescribed diet as prescribed by a registered dietitian. I am a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and a doctor.
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My friend 20 years of age cosumed full bottle of thyronome100mg and he has thyroid also what wil hapeen?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My friend 20 years of age cosumed full bottle of thyronome100mg and he has thyroid also
what wil hapeen?
IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- where there is 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 bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Go for walk, 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, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Do Tests every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor on time.
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I have hypo thyroid (past 7 years), since 2 weeks I am having joint pains. Is that related and what should I do?

DNHE, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Kolkata
Are you taking regular medicine for your thyroid problem?and also whats your age/height and weight? which joints are painful?
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I am 30 year male and have thyroid cancer. What should I do?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
I am 30 year male and have thyroid cancer. What should I do?
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. consult oncologist for cancer stage of thyroid.
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I'm a 21 yr old man. Do diabetic patients sense heart attack?

MD - Diabetology, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MBBS
Endocrinologist,
" silent attacks" are more common in diabetics. But many diabetics do sense heart attacks. But beware. The classical symptoms may either be absent or altered.
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Please let me know whether blood pp and fasting test is sufficient for blood sugar treatment?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello to begin the treatment these two values may be enough. But it is necessary to see hba1c, blood creatinine and lipid profile to assess the situation more appropriately. Regular fasting and after food blood sugar checks will help you for controlling the diabetes.
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Sir I have thyroid problem and taking thyroxine sodium tablet. 150 mg and 100 mg on alternate day. Now my latest thyroid test show as follows T3 is 1.04 T4 is 13.12 (high) TSH is 0.036 (low) Please advice me how it will become normal.

MBBS, MD
General Physician, Bangalore
Sir I have thyroid problem and taking thyroxine sodium tablet. 150 mg and 100 mg on alternate day. Now my latest thyr...
Mr. lybrate-user you are over dosing your self. Please stop medication for 15 days. Repeat t3 t4 TSH after 20 days. And revert back via private conversation.
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My husband is 37 and he is having uric acid now as 9.3 two months before it was 8.44 he took ziloric tablet after one month's check up his reading was 5.4 he stopped zoric. Yesterday he got severe pain left side of stomach and was taken to doctor. Did blood and urine tests everything was normal except uric acid it is 9.3 what to do now any problem with him anything serious.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
riya, nothing to worry at all, take tab febutaz 1tab od for 15 days, avoid protein diet, milk and its product, paneer, cheese, non veg etc.drink 3-4 liter of water daily, morning walk for 1 hr daily, it will help you. Thanks
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Suffering from diabetes & bp Becoming weaker day by day How can he become healthy.

MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Kangra
Suffering from diabetes & bp
Becoming weaker day by day How can he become healthy.
You should start exercising daily, eat healthy diet without skipping meals, avoid oily and junk food, drink lots of water and juices. Eat 5 meals a day consist of three regular meals and two healthy snacks, or 5 small meals. Quit coffee. All these measure to be taken along with medicine
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Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), M.D in Ayurveda, Ph.D
Ayurveda, Hyderabad
OBESITY is major risk factor for Cardio Vascular Disease ,Certain Type of Cancer , and Type - 2 Diabetic.
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My father has diabetes from 12 years and how to control it he has foot ulcer also.

General Physician, Hyderabad
My father has diabetes from 12 years and how to control it he has foot ulcer also.
Diabetes control is very important if he is having for past 12 years 1. Control diet - reduce intake of sugar and sugary food reduced intake of simple carbohydrates like white rice 2. Exercise every day for 1hour daily 3. Take medicine /insulin regularly 4. Get regular blood test to check sugar control 5. Get examination of foot, eye and kidneys to check for any complication of diabetes if you already have foot ulcer 1. See that your sugar levels are controlled 2. Take antibiotics 3. Take measures not to get that ulcer infected 4. Dress everyday if needed.
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My blood sugar level after breakfast is 153. Is it high and do I I need to take any medicine. I am 62 years and already taking Telma-H and Atorlip-5 for BP and Cholesterol. Sugar level in fasting is 109. Will take further action upon your advice. Pls guide.

MD ayurveda
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
My blood sugar level after breakfast is 153. Is it high and do I I need to take any medicine. I am 62 years and alrea...
hello your fasting sugar is borderline normal and after food sugar is mildly high. but dont start diabetic medicine. keep your bowel clear. take triphala choorna 5 gm with warm water at night. check blood sugar after 15 days
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