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Dr. J.Vijayam

Gastroenterologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
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Dr. J.Vijayam is a renowned Gastroenterologist in Chintadripet, Chennai. You can consult Dr. J.Vijayam at Sri Ramana Surgical Clinic in Chintadripet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. J.Vijayam on Lybrate.com.

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I have a gall bladder stone, thyroid and pcod. And right now I am taking ayurvedic medicines for gall bladder stone and thyrop for thyroid. No medicines for pcod. Can you suggest me which type of food I should take and a list of food that I need to avoid.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
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 consut doctor on time.
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Symptoms and Treatment

MBBS, MS - General Surgery , DNB (General Surgery), MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy), Fellow HPB Surgery & Liver Transplant (Singapore) , FICS - RPSLH - RPSLH
Gastroenterologist, Hyderabad
Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Symptoms and Treatment

Inflammatory Bowel Disease needs to be controlled in the initial stage only so that severe symptoms can be prevented. There are a few easy treatments that need to be followed for getting instant relief and quickest recovery. 

What are the commonest signs of Inflammatory Bowel disease?

  1. Fatigue and fever: Low-grade fever can be experienced, which might invite fatigue, tiredness and weakness. Your energy levels will become too low, and thus you will lose your concentration to work. 
  2. Diarrhea: This is regarded as the commonest signs of all, and it can be quite severe in a few cases. 
  3. Stool with blood: If you find blood with stool, then it is a serious case, and this sign confirms clearly that you have got IBD.
  4. Cramping and abdominal pain: Ulceration and inflammation within digestive tract might invite both cramping and abdominal pain. Vomiting and nausea are the other two symptoms that are associated with the same.
  5. Weight loss: Your digestive system can get disturbed as a result of which you might lose weight on a frequent note. On the other hand, your appetite will get disturbed, and you will suffer from malnutrition.

What are the best ways to treat Inflammatory Bowel disease? 

  1. Lifestyle change: Proper diet should be maintained, and you should include foods with low fats, high fiber and others. Non-spicy and non-dairy foods are quite suitable in this case. Smoking, alcohol drinking and other bad habits should be curtailed from the diet. Eat healthy and drink water in abundance. 
  2. Surgery: Only for dealing severe conditions, especially ulcerative colitis and crohn's disease, surgery is chosen as the best option but this decision is normally taken by the doctor. 
  3. Medications: Specialized medications are being used like anti-diarrhoeal medications, pain relievers, and iron supplements, Vitamin-d and calcium supplements, vitamin-12 supplements and many more.
  4. Home remedies: There are few commonest homemade therapies that can treat IBD, and they are meditations, probiotics, acupuncture, turmeric, aloe Vera, fish oil and others. These remedies are the safest of all, and thus no side-effects will be faced.
  5. Doctor's assistance: Without doctor's help, you will not be able to get the quickest recovery from IBD. Therefore, you got to visit the clinic regularly in order to get the perfect treatment. There are a few therapists who can help you to get rid of unwanted emotional difficulties. A support group can also be joined for receiving moral support.
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I am a working man and I am suffering from a very common problem of gas. What should I do, I have consulted many doctor but I am unsatisfied.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Avoid spicy food in your diet and also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet and can take tablet pan-d before breakfast.
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Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
For bloating stomach, stomach ache specially in the nigh time after heavy dinner or any. Emergency trick is ti chew coriander, ajwain, jerra bit salt togther and drink hot water
By this pain bloating reduces.

My spouse is having colitis and what is the best treatment to over come it and kindly advise a healthy diet for her please

Diploma in homeopathy, B. Sc
Homeopath, Gurgaon
Her diet must include fresh fruits and a full serving of salads at every meal: cucumber, tomato, carrot, radish, onion slices or spring onion, raw cauliflower, cabbage leaf, etc. All this is essential. Cut out any junk food and aerated drinks totally. Generally foods that come out of a packet, can, or bottle shud be avoided. Exercise to increase circulation:- 2 mins of medium hard exercise then 1 min rest - do this four times a day. She can either do it all in one go or split it into sessions through the day. In total it is only 12 mins a day so should not be a big issue. In short, live and eat healthy and she will develop energy, a glowing skin, a'go' in life -regardless of age and the diet will remove inflammations from her system. Contact for supporting meds.
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I am having urge to defecate virtually after every meal+there is itching inside the anus and also outside. Please suggest the possible reasons and medicine So. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take Alpha DP, 2 tabs thrice daily after meals. Take Ratanhia 30 ch , 3 drops once daily. Revert after 7 days.
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What should be the diet for a glowing and healthy skin and what should be the diet for no acidity. Please help me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Once your acidity and digestion are controlled, your skin health will also improve. For controlling acidity- *Diet –Avoid fried, spicy and sour foods. *Maintain food timings-neither stomach should be empty nor heavy, frequent small helpings may be ok.. *Prefer – whole grains, milk, curd, greens, fruits and such items which suit you. *Have timely and adequate sleep. *.Drinking lots of water is good .*Be relaxed and avoid tension *.Daily jogging or such exercise to ensure good blood circulation which helps nutrients reaching the skin and face *Increased blood circulation, in turn, takes away toxins from the system making you more active agile and fit. Homoeopathy has good treatment for acidity and flatulance without adverse effects. If you are interested, please let me know- *Since when are you having this problem? *Any burning and its location *Sour eructation, belching *flatulence? You may opt for private consultation
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I am 23 years old male I have gastric problem from a long ago I used many many medicine but no result what I have to do?

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
No smoking and alcohol. Avoid outside spicy and fried food. Walk about 3-5 kms daily. There should be gap of 2hrs after dinner and sleep. Small and frequent meals is of help chew your food properly at time of lunch and dinner. Keep your blood sugar controlled. Raise your bed about 4" from headend side. Get your gastroendoscopy done. Tab nexpro-l 1 tab empty stomach.
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I have done endoscopy for stomach pain and acid reflux, antrum gas. Result is gastritis, esophagitis. doctor prescribed me pantakind and sucrafil syrup. So please suggest me is it enough for remedy.

BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
You feel better for few days you change food habit take plenty of water if recurring then take homoeopathy treatment.
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I am a 17 years old female. Every time I drink coffee, I get acidity. Just yesterday day I had a Large Cappuccino, and today I'm acidic since morning, my stomach is aching. Is it anything serious?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
The problem is due to hyperacidity after taking cpffee/ tea.avoid drinking excess tea/ coffee/ spicy food. Do an upper GI endoscopy after consulting gastro enterologist
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Pancreatitis

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ambala

Chronic pancreatitis in ayurveda.

Introduction.

Pancreas also known as aganashaya/grahani is celebrated as the special seat of agni (fire) in the body. 
 Ayurvedic treatment chronic pancreatitis.

Pancreatitis in the initial phase is vata-pita (air & fire elements) aggravation in rasa dhatu (digestive fluids) situated in agnashaya (pancreas). In the chronic state there is dhatu kshaya (degenerative changes) in agnashaya.
Pancreatitis is one of the most painful conditions. In western thought it refers to a state of inflammation of the pancreas. The changes taking place in chronic pancreatitis are known to be irreversible. Enzymes become activated while still in pancreas, irritating the pancreatic cells causing inflammation and associated signs and symptoms.
Many causes of pancreatitis are known like alcoholism, gall stones, abdominal surgery, medications, smoking, high triglycerides, hypercalcemia, family history of pancreatitis, hyper parathyroidism and cystic fibrosis. Another common cause is idiopathic or simply unknown.

Our approach
We have treated a wide range of cases of chronic pancreatitis including:
•autoimmune condition in kids
•idiopathic
•alcoholic
•necrotising varieties.
Where pancreatitis has progressed to a chronic stage it is better managed with our medicines and dietary guidelines. The medicines vary from person to person depending on the age, body constitution and disease status. All these aspects are assessed by our doctors before deciding the line of treatment. The aim of the treatment is to balance air and fire elements. We don’t admit the patients as panchakarma procedures are not required in these cases.

Ayurveda pancreatitis
#amla-the wonder herb in pancreatitis
In acute cases our medicines could not give the desired results and such cases are better handled with allopathic medicine as the aim of the treatment is to tide over the crisis and give supportive treatment.

•duration of treatment varies from 2-6 months. The patient will first start experiencing a better digestion but the pain might still come. Slowly, over the next few weeks the intensity and frequency of pains will decrease. There is a chance of relapse of symptoms during the treatment if patient does not comply with dietary instructions.

#diet and #lifestyle
#food -
•use satvik diet consisting of vegetables, cereals, fruits and non refined items. More stress should be on cooked rather than uncooked.
•diluted buttermilk (#lassi) and indian gooseberry (amla) are the choicest of foods for chronic pancreatitis in ayurveda. Lassi can be made by mixing 10 ml of curd in 50 ml of water. Cumin powder and salt can be added to taste. Taking curd alone is not good.

The following are to be #avoided -

•foods having pungent and sour taste are to be avoided in general.
•fish, meat, cheese, curd, raw onion, garlic, lemon, hot spicy food
•refined wheat flour, refined sugar, deep fried food, fast food
•refrigerated foods like ice cream
•alcohol and smoking. Ayurvedic drink pancreatitis

#lifestyle
•vajrasana (thunderbolt pose) after food
•avoid daytime sleeping.
•dinner should be very light preferably soups.

I sometimes develop acidity despite of undergoing triple therapy two years ago when fundic gastritis was detected by Doctor upon endoscopy. What should I now do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Avoid spicy food in your diet and also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet and take tablet rantac twice a day
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why teeth gums became black and what should to do again in pink colour 2. My age is 26 I feel like gas in side stomach like that .

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
black is colour due melanin pigment in gums some have more some have less ... of this pigment ...this is the pigment which makes hair black.. too ... so need not worry ..it will not cause harm.. secondly .. if you actually want to get it removed there is a procedure called depigmentation of gums .. which will help remove the black pigment from gums and make them coral pink in colour ...
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I am 23 years old. I am suffering from chronic and recurrent throat infection and cold. Doctors diagnosed GERD and I am taking Cap. Pantin L Lorfast AM but not experienced good recovery. What should I do.

M.D Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Neemuch
Take small and frequent meal. Pet bhar ke nahi khana. Simple diet in dinner-light, less oily, elevate head part in bed while sleeping khane ke bad turat nahi letana -
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Sir I am taking treatment for GERD and taking rabeprazole capsule per day last two months . Sir I feel some pain upper back side this is cause of Gastric erosions or acid reflux pls. Give me suggestions.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Palwal
You should have massage and hot water fermentation of your back pain area. And for gastric problem take tricks powder thrice a week at bed time with milk.
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What food for high LDL and low HDL cholesterol and high trigrilicides and higher glucose levels and for non alcoholic fatty liver.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
Low fat, low carb, protein and fibre rich food is what you should take. Which means you can take everything cooked at home using less oil, more vegetables and fruits, less of outside foods especially junk foods, colas. Be mindful of calories. Do some form of exercise to burn some extra calories.
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I have been suffering from stomach pain 5 days. Now bloods are coming in stool. Every time feel like I am gonna do latrine but its not happening. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
You may be having piles if you are having pain while passing stool along with bleeding. Take 2 tsf of naturolax in a glass of warm water at bed time for 2-3 days for constipation. If no relief consult doctor
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I am a patient of acid reflux Is eating brown rice makes it severe and indigestible.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
This seems to be due to acidity I am giving you some health tips to avoid acidity 1.Take small frequent meal kindly take 5-6 small meal in whole day 2.Take 6-8 glass of water in a day 4. Moderate physical activity regularly 5.avoid excessive tea, coffee, Avoid food from outside, junk, fried, spicy fatty food 6. Do Not postpone Breakfast 7. Avoid excess citrus fruit 8. Avoid smoking and Alcohol 9. Regular Physical activities 10. Meditation Consult me for further Management
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I am an 65 yrs old male having problem of gas, costipation, irregular motion use isabgole, pentocid, please advise I am purely vegetarien.

Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, F.I.A.G.E.S, M.S. ( General Surgery)
Gastroenterologist, Lucknow
R you taking any medications presently if yes. Send em the details else I will prescribe you some that should help u. Do you pass motions daily or go once in 2-3 days.
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