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Dr. Hema

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Dr. Hema is a renowned Endocrinologist in Chintadripet, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with ANBU CLINIC in Chintadripet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Hema on Lybrate.com.

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I am 77 yrs. Old. Diabetic of 26 years. Lantus insulin 20 unit at night. diamicron 500 tablet at day. No other problem. Now, when itches, scratches in the skin happens. Sugar level is 109/190. What precaution to be taken? Am I eligible to donate one of my kidney to any needy person.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 77 yrs. Old. Diabetic of 26 years. Lantus insulin 20 unit at night. diamicron 500 tablet at day. No other proble...
Mr. K V Sethuraman, Your blood glucose levels are fairly good, within the recommended limits, particularly fasting glucose. What is the HbA1c%, it should be <7. If you have well controlled diabetes, then you can donate the kidney to a needy person.
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I am 32 years old female. I am hypothyroid, have ptosis, pics, irregular periods. Height 5"

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
I am 32 years old female. I am hypothyroid, have ptosis, pics, irregular periods. Height 5"
hi Jig, all these problems could be due to hormonal imbalance. please follow healthy lifestyle like exercising daily for 40minutes and diet rich in protein, avoid oily spicy foods and bakery products.
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Is bajra roti is good for diabetic people and what is the best time to eat bajra roti for diabetic people. And what is best dry fruit for diabetic people and which time he shall eat dry fruit. Morning noon evening or at night.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Is bajra roti is good for diabetic people and what is the best time to eat bajra roti for diabetic people. And what i...
Bajra and all cereals can be taken in limited amount bases on sugar level. Raisin can be taken in small amount . All foods can be but limited to your sugar level monitored
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I want to lose my 10 kgs weight, I am 60 kgs. I have thyroid. I don't get my menses properly. Please give me the solution.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I want to lose my 10 kgs weight, I am 60 kgs. I have thyroid. I don't get my menses properly. Please give me the solu...
monthly periods and the pattern changes. Your doctor may perform a physical exam and order tests to rule out pregnancy or a health problem. Call your doctor if you have any of the following symptoms: You miss three or more periods a year. You get your period more often than every 21 days. You get your period less often than every 35 days. You are bleeding more heavily than usual during your period. You bleed for more than seven days. You have more pain than usual during a period. It is also normal for your period to stop when you are pregnant. Treatments for irregular periods due to other causes may include: Correcting or treating underlying disease Changing your type of birth control Lifestyle changes, including weight loss Hormone therapy Surgery you can take tab. ovral-l 1od for 21 days..for 3 cycle of menses.for urregular periods . and consult to doctor.
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Hello doctors! my mom is a thyroid patient and is detected with adenomyosis .she can't bare that problem every month so docs advised for uterus removal. Is it safe for future health and what are its side effects? Regards.

CCPH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bhilai
Removng of uterus is nt d solutn becoz nw d prblm will subside bt after tht complicatns WL arise lik jnt pain becoz uterus hs main actn ovr providing calcium to our body.
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I am 27 yrs old and suffering from thyroid ; synosites and lack of vitamin d from 3 yrs and my weight is just 42 kg. While hieght is 5ft 2 inch. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 27 yrs old and suffering from thyroid ; synosites and lack of vitamin d from 3 yrs and my weight is just 42 kg. ...
in sinusitis you can use nasal spray otrivin. 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.go walk daily.avoid oily foods,junk foods. Do Tests T3,T4,TSH EVERY 3 TO 6 MONTHS. 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,
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Sir, Kindly prescribe some medicine for cure it. I M trying to reduce sugar level. If need any pathology report please tell me.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
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Kindly prescribe some medicine for cure it. I M trying to reduce sugar level. If need any pathology report pleas...
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 intervals. Do pranayama early morning. Avoid alcohol consumption.
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Diabetes - How You Can Control it With the Help of Yoga?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Kaithal
Diabetes - How You Can Control it With the Help of Yoga?

Are you looking for an effective way to managing your diabetes? Yoga is considered to be an ideal remedy. Regular yoga helps in reducing the sugar levels in your blood, and also lowers your blood pressure. It helps to keep your weight in check and relieves and reduces the symptoms of diabetes, thereby, slowing down the progression of the condition. Moreover, yoga helps in increasing the production of glucagon, which is a hormone responsible for increasing glucose levels in your blood. There are several yoga poses or asanas, which assist in reducing stress from your mind. This reduces the glucagon amount and improves insulin action.

Here are some important yoga poses and asanas, which help in stress reduction, and in turn work on your diabetic symptoms.

  1. Pranayama: This breathing exercise involves breathing in and breathing out. It helps in oxygenating your blood, thereby improving blood circulation. Your mind calms down and your nerves get relaxed.
  2. Setubandhasana: This yoga pose is ideal for blood pressure management, and also provides relaxation to your mind. It helps in improving several other conditions, and functions of your body.
  3. Balasana: This asana is referred to as the pose of a child. It is an ideal stress buster. It stretches your thighs, hips, and ankles, calms your mind and provides effective stress relief. It eliminates fatigue and cures lower back pain.
  4. Vajrasana: This is another simple yoga pose, which is ideal for providing relaxation to your mind. It is an important yoga asana, according to Ayurvedic beliefs.
  5. SarvangasanaThis yoga pose is renowned for its function of regulating the working of your thyroid glands. The thyroid glands control the functioning of your entire body, which includes your nervous, reproductive, and respiratory system. It also controls your body’s metabolism. This yoga pose nourishes your spine, supplying large amounts of oxygen and blood. This enables you to keep away from nervous system disorders, and improves your overall health. In short, it is an ideal overall stress buster.
  6. Halasana: This yoga asana is ideal for people who are stressed because of a bad posture, owing to long hours of sitting in a place. The pose stimulates your thyroid glands, lungs, parathyroid glands, and the organs in your abdomen. It helps the rush of blood to your face and head, keeping your hormone levels under supervision. It is effective for diabetic patients.
  7. Dhanurasana: It is another effective yoga pose that strengthens your backbone and back. It stimulates your reproductive organs, and works great in beating stress and fatigue. It is highly recommended to be practiced for diabetic patients.

Here is a list of food items you should include/cut down in your diet in case you have type 2 diabetes:

  1. Vegetables: You must have fresh or frozen vegetables and avoid using sauces, dips, fats or salts. Intake non-starchy vegetables like cucumber, spinach, broccoli, cabbage, lettuce and vegetables, which are dark green or yellow in color. Also have starchy vegetables such as corn, green peas, beans, carrots and yams. Avoid potatoes as they are pure starch.
  2. Fresh Fruits: You should include fresh fruits in your regular diet. Have apples, bananas, berries, papaya, cherries, grapes, melons, oranges, peaches, pineapples and raisins. Have whole fruits regularly, which do not contain added chemical sweeteners.
  3. Grains: Include grains in your diet and consume whole grains more. Whole grains are not processed and consist of the whole-grain kernel. Grains contain starch, which is a source of carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are bad for blood sugar. Hence, whole grains, which are rich in fiber are recommended. Fiber controls the blood-sugar level from shooting up. Fiber should be included in the form of bran of oat and wheat.
  4. Proteins: Coming to protein food items, you should consume fish and poultry items often. Always remove the skin from chicken or turkey properly before cooking. Buy lean meat and trim all the fat from meat. Avoid frying and use methods such as baking, roasting, grilling or boiling. Also use healthy oils for frying purpose.
  5. Dairy Products: In case of type 2 diabetes, always use dairy products, which are low in fat. Do not add sugar to milk, curd or yoghurt as they contain natural sugar. Do not consume more than three cups of milk a day.
  6. Oils and Fats: Cut down the intake of excessive oily and fatty foods. Avoid food items that contain high saturated fats such as bacon, hams, sausages and butter. Consume food with polyunsaturated or monounsaturated fats. Oil raises blood-sugar level and is high in calorie and should be used in lesser amounts.

A type 2 diabetes patient needs to undergo several changes in his/her diet to keep a check on the rising blood sugar levels and for living as healthy as possible. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a yoga-and-naturopathy.

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I am a lady having diabetes for 20 years, age 60, BLS fasting 120, PP 156, after Lunch 175, after dinner 195. Medicines Glumulin(1) 2 tablets+Volix(0.2) 1 tablet in the morning, Volix(0.3)2 tablets in lunch and Glumulin(1) + Volix(0.3) with dinner. Pl suggest corrective action.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), M.D in Ayurveda, Ph.D
Ayurveda, Hyderabad
So , How much the Blood HbA1c for the starting of my AYURVEDIC medicine. [Automatically added by Lybrate] Click "Consult Dr. Prof Sudhakararao Vuppalapati" below to consult privately with the doctor.
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Sir I am a 23 year old girl. I have the problem of hyperthyroidism and I am taking thyronom 100mg. Is there any solution for this problem. Will it be cure?

DNB (Endocrinology), MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Ludhiana
your cousin is having hypothyroidism. Most cases are due to autoimmune disease which means life long treatment has to be taken. But it doesn't cause a problem if she is regularly taking medicine. Instead she should be more worried for type 1 diabetes as you have mentioned in conditions.
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I am 30yr old am asurag patient today post lanch reading is 330, what am doing right now.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Are you taking any treatment, if so what are the drugs? you need both glimepiride and metformin combination. Take tablet k - glim m 1 twice a day half hour before food. Then check sugar after 10 days. Also exercise daily for more than 1 hour and eat as advised by doctor.
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I am diabetic and taking tab Vobose M two times. Now blood glucose is normal 80/135. Can I leave to take tab.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am diabetic and taking tab Vobose M two times. Now blood glucose is normal 80/135. Can I leave to take tab.
Your sugar is controlled because you take the tablets and therefore should continue and monitor regularly.
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I have bad breath problem from last one year. A year back I had a problem of loosening stool. Discussed with many Drs but of no use. LFT test is OK, Endoscopy is OK, Colonoscopy is OK, Sugar Level is below 100. Only Cholesterol.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
I have bad breath problem from last one year. A year back I had a problem of loosening stool. Discussed with many Drs...
Hi, eat citrus fruits . Take following medicines Heckle lava 30 4pills to be sucked thrice a day for 1mth Use Hekla lava tooth paste (wheezal) daily for 15days
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My mother is 45 years old suffering from thyroid, she take eltroxin 75 mg daily, chlorestrol in blood n hypertension she always get hyper n angry mood please suggest me cure.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My mother is 45 years old suffering from thyroid, she take eltroxin 75 mg daily, chlorestrol in blood n hypertension ...
A person becoming "hyper and angry" has no direct relationship to either high blood pressure or thyroid related disease. It is just the nature of the person. Only thing one has to do is make him/her learn to relax and avoid reacting immediately. If she is on treatment for hypothyroidism then TSH should be maintained between 3 to 4 mU/L, then only all the symptoms are in check. Similarly BP should be maintained 120 -130 / 70 - 80 mm Hg. Since no current readings have been mentioned, the above levels are suggested. Thanks.
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I am 46 years old, suffering from uric acid excess, acidity and mild spondylysis & very mild waist lumber pains and nerves disorder. Where is the basic problem lying. Sgpt too is around 50. Hemoglobin 11. 5. Uric acid 7. 4

MD-Homeopathy
Homeopath, Kolkata
You require few more blood tests like-- ra factor, ana, ca, vit d and digital xray of ls spine. Best to consult any orthopedic doctor for advice.
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My sugar lever remains 120 fasting and 195 pp and am not taking any medicines. Should I start to take medicines?

MD , MBBS
General Physician, Aligarh
Dear, First of all tell me your ht wt and age and tell is it type1 or type2 diabetes. Try to first change your lifestyle. Avoid oily and fatty stuff. And pure form of carbohydrate I mean sugar rice etc. Try to do 45 min fast breast walk.
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I am a 38 year old male. Three and a half months back, my TSH level was 8.08 micro IU/ml. Since then I have been taking Eltroxin 25 one tab daily. Now my TSH is 2.27 micro IU/ml. What do you advise I should do regarding Eltroxin?

M.D.(A.M.), BAMS
General Physician, Gurgaon
Just continue taking th same in same dose..along with this u can add some nutrition that can prove very healthy for ur thyroid issue.
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I am 61 aged do not enjoy frequent sleep for atleast 5-6 hrs because I have to urinate 2 times during night between 11-6 am I am II stage diabetic on tablets and hypertensive BP patient Taking beow medicines : Trimacsart OD Voglistar GM1 OD Bf breakfast cetapin v.3 in the evening after dinner sugar level does not come down from 150 what should I do ?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 61 aged do not enjoy frequent sleep for atleast 5-6 hrs because  I have to urinate 2 times during night between ...
Mr. Lybrate-user, looking at your weight and height, you have grade 1 obesity with a bmi of 31.39 kgs/m2. According to your height and age ideal body weight should be about 48 kgs, excess weight it self makes it tough to control blood glucose effectively. If glucose is more then it is excreted in urine leading to more frequent urination, hence getting up at night. Ideally blood glucose should be fasting around 100 mg, pp 150 to 160 mg & hba1c%<7, then it is considered very good control. If you have 150 mg after dinner, then it is good. Please look at hba1c%. Weight reduction will definitely help. Thanks.
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Hi I am a diabetic n under insulin control. Recently I have found that having food after long intervals keeps my sugar level under control rather than having it after every two hours. Kindly suggest is it d right way to control my sugar level as everything has failed to keep things under control.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Hi I am a diabetic n under insulin control. Recently I have found that having food after long intervals keeps my suga...
You should follow this diet chart to control & treat the diabetes. * in morning, drink 1-2 glass of luke warm water empty stomach & walk for 15 minutes to detoxy the body. In breakfast, take 2 chapatis of gram flour (besan) with a bowl of cooked vegetables (green leafy vegetables only) * in lunch take 2 chapattis of wheat flour with a bowl of cereals (dal) with a bowl of curd. * in evening, take a bowl of salads or a fruit like apple / orange / pear/ melon. * in night, take a bowl of boiled soyabeans with raw vegetables like tomatos/ cucumber/ onion. After dinner avoid taking milk & walk for atleast 15 minutes after dinner. * avoid food items like rice, potatos, banana, chiku, sweets, candy& chocolate.
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