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Dr. K. Hariharan

Endocrinologist, Chennai

200 at clinic
Dr. K. Hariharan Endocrinologist, Chennai
200 at clinic
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Dr. K. Hariharan is one of the best Endocrinologists in Chromepet, Chennai. You can consult Dr. K. Hariharan at KH Nursing Home in Chromepet, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. K. Hariharan on Lybrate.com.

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I have hypothyroid and regularly exercise and taking 200mcg of thyroxine can I take whey protein?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have hypothyroid and regularly exercise and taking 200mcg of thyroxine can I take whey protein?
Take diet for hypothyroidism:- high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. 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 bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Go for walk, Take plenty of water, avoid more protein diet,milk products.avoid alcohol.
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Dear doctor, mera insulin ke bare mein jana he. Normal amount status insulin kitna hota he. Aur kam zada kaisa pata karun.

MBBS, M.MED, DFM, FID, CCEBDM, ACMDC, CCMTD
Diabetologist, Hyderabad
Dear doctor, mera insulin ke bare mein jana he. Normal amount status insulin kitna hota he. Aur kam zada kaisa pata k...
Insulin is hormone which sends glucose into cell dosage kam zada all depends on patient and your treating doctor.
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Following is my thyroid test report .please discuss and evaluate NAME SELF MEENAKSHI JAIN (47Y/F) REF. BY TEST ASKED T3-T4-TSH: TOTAL TRIIODOTHYRONINE (T3) C.L.I.A ng/dl 60 - 200 89 TOTAL THYROXINE (T4) C.L.I.A μg/dl 4.5 - 12.0 5.9 THYROID STIMULATING HORMONE (TSH) C.L.I.A μIU/ml 0.30 - 5.5 7.78.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
TSH 7.78 mU/L is high, and falls in the subclinical hypothyroidism. Usually no treatment is advised unless there are some specific symptoms which can be attributed to hypothyroidism. You have not mentioned height and weight, because hypothyroidism tends to increase weight. If that is happening then also treatment may have to be considered. Thanks.
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My father age is 68 years. He is sugar and high blood pressure patients. What are I do for his good healthy life.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My father age is 68 years. He is sugar and high blood pressure patients. What are I do for his good healthy life.
keep his blood sugar level and bp level in normal range by giving him regular medicine, he should go for morning walk daily for 1hr daily, it will help. welcome.
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I am 47 diabetic my diabetes is controlled i want to howmuch calories should i burn everyday?

Vaidya Visharad
Sexologist, Narnaul
Dear, According to Ayurveda There are 20 forms of Diabetes : 4 are due to Vata, 6 result from Pitta, and 10 are caused by Kapha. But Diabetes (MADHUMEHA) is.Mainly kapha dosha disease. Poorly managed diabetes can lead to a host of long-term complications like :- Heart attacks, Strokes, Blindness, Nerve damage, Amputation of Limb. Impotency in men.Visit us at www.Malhotraayurveda.Com
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Recently i was diagnosed for diabetes. Levels are 209/329. I would like to bring down my sugar level without medicines. Kindly advice what should i do.

B.A.M.S.
Ayurveda, Lucknow
walk quikly about 3 k.m.,do yoga like mandook asana,ardh halaasana,trikonasana,sarvangasana Use Chirata(Swertia Chirayaita) boil 1 tbs in 400 ml water when it remainms 100 ml take.daily empty stomach in the morning and before dinner ,It will improve your suger level.regulerly cheak your suger level if ,not coming down go for medicines.
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I have been detected diabetes with hb1 6.7 in jan2016. Doctor advice me to diet control and come after rwo month. Now I have got checked hb-1 5.7. At the same time I also have detected with 60-70percent blockage in LAD and LCX. What I have to do.

MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
I have been detected diabetes with hb1 6.7 in jan2016. Doctor advice me to diet control and come after rwo month. Now...
Your weight for the height is high, you should focus on reducing your weight. Start with walking and exercising, that will help increase the hdl which is the good cholesterol, and it will also help reduce ldl which is bad cholesterol that results into blockage of arteries. Get your blood pressure and sugar checked regularly. You might need some medicines in order to keep the sugar and bp in check.
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I have diabetes. Whenever I ate food or anything else my blood sugar rises. What preventions should I do?

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
I have diabetes. Whenever I ate food or anything else my blood sugar rises. What preventions should I do?
No details of Blood sugar levels and actual medications. Although the medicines or Insulin in appropriate dose works to keep blood sugar levels at normal level. Food intake may increase the sugar levels after 1/2 to 1 hour. If this is normal and upto 140-160 mg for sometime can be ignored. But in case it is higher you should consult your physician to modify the medication, its dosage and quantity of food. Average Blood Sugar level and HbA1c test readings will be helpful in furthe approach.
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I am diabetic for last ten years and I am on Allopathic medicine. Suggest me some Ayurvedic medicine to control Sugar level. My present level of fasting sugar is 140.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I am diabetic for last ten years and I am on Allopathic medicine. Suggest me some Ayurvedic medicine to control Sugar...
Jamun is a very good ayurvedic source to keep diabetes in check and so is methi dana and bitter gourd. 1. Mix ½ tsp Turmeric Powder + 1 tsp Amla Powder + ½ tbsp Methi Seeds Powder in half glass of water and take daily in the morning on empty stomach. You can also grow methi sprouts and eat them. 2. Remove the skin and seeds of 4-5 bitter gourds. Crush them to a make a paste. Press this paste on a sieve an extract the juice. Drink this juice on an empty stomach every morning. 3. Boil 1 L of water. Let it simmer for 20 min on low flame. While simmering, add 3 tsp of cinnamon powder. Strain the mixture. Drink entire amount of this water everyday. 4. Take a tablespoon of jamun powder everyday.
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Hi I am 46 years old man. For the last 2-3 year I do not get proper sleep. I am on sleeping pills but since in the morning I feel I have not got a complete sleep. I am diabetic, asthmatic and do not do any exercises. I smoke and drink too. Kindly advice how I can get a proper sleep?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Hi I am 46 years old man. For the last 2-3 year I do not get proper sleep. I am on sleeping pills but since in the mo...
I am not sure who got you hooked onto sleeping pills. On a longer run they will shrink your brain, resulting in early onset dementia, personality changes, memory changes, even withdrawal seizures. Kindly consult a psychiatrist, get your sleep evaluated, and he will gradually wane you off the sleeping pills and give pills which promote sleep by acting on the cause of sleep disturbance, he may also educate you on sleep hyigiene.
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Hi I am a diabetic n I am loosing my wght constantly n am becoming lean n thin. Kindly suggest how to regain my wght n gain mass without affecting my sugar level.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi I am a diabetic n I am loosing my wght constantly n am becoming lean n thin. Kindly suggest how to regain my wght ...
Dear. if your suger level is high you will Continue to lose your wt. *control your sugar level, first. * take,balanced ,easily digestible diet,on time. * go for a brisk walk in d morning to restore circulation of blood * go for meditation as Oxygen will maintain your sugar level. * plenty of water is essential. take care.
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What are the causes of diabetes? What are its consequences and how we can cure it.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
What are the causes of diabetes? What are its consequences and how we can cure it.
Diabetes facts. Diabetes is a chronic condition associated with abnormally high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood. Insulin produced by the pancreas lowers blood glucose. Absence or insufficient production of insulin, or an inability of the body to properly use insulin causes diabetes Common symptoms and complication of Diabetes are: polyuria (increased urine) polydipsia (increased thirst) polyphagia (increased food intake ) weight loss and if there are complication than symptoms will be according to system involve like Neuropathy, Retinopathy, nephropathy Holistic approach In Management of Diabetes are as follows Self-management education Nutrition Physical activity Smoking cessation Psychosocial care Therapeutic targets
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Common Cause of Infertility in Females

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Common Cause of Infertility in Females

Common Cause of Infertility in Females

Damage to fallopian tubes (tubal infertility)

When fallopian tubes become damaged or blocked, they keep sperm from getting to the egg or block the passage of the fertilized egg into the uterus. Causes of fallopian tube damage or blockage can include:

  • Pelvic inflammatory disease, an infection of the uterus and fallopian tubes due to chlamydia, gonorrhea or other sexually transmitted infections

  • Previous surgery in the abdomen or pelvis, including surgery for ectopic pregnancy, in which a fertilized egg becomes implanted and starts to develop in a fallopian tube instead of the uterus

  • Pelvic tuberculosis, a major cause of tubal infertility worldwide, although uncommon in the United States

Endometriosis

Endometriosis occurs when tissue that normally grows in the uterus implants and grows in other locations. This extra tissue growth — and the surgical removal of it — can cause scarring, which may obstruct the tube and keep the egg and sperm from uniting. It can also affect the lining of the uterus, disrupting implantation of the fertilized egg. The condition also seems to affect fertility in less-direct ways, such as damage to the sperm or egg.

Uterine or cervical causes

Several uterine or cervical causes can impact fertility by interfering with implantation or increasing the likelihood of a miscarriage.

  • Benign polyps or tumors (fibroids or myomas) are common in the uterus, and some types can impair fertility by blocking the fallopian tubes or by disrupting implantation. However, many women who have fibroids or polyps can become pregnant.

  • Endometriosis scarring or inflammation within the uterus can disrupt implantation.

  • Uterine abnormalities present from birth, such as an abnormally shaped uterus, can cause problems becoming or remaining pregnant.
    Cervical stenosis, a cervical narrowing, can be caused by an inherited malformation or damage to the cervix.

  • Sometimes the cervix can’t produce the best type of mucus to allow the sperm to travel through the cervix into the uterus.
    Unexplained infertility

  • In some instances, a cause for infertility is never found. It’s possible that a combination of several minor factors in both partners underlie these unexplained fertility problems. Although it’s frustrating to not get a specific answer, this problem may correct itself with time.

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I am type 2 diabetic on insulin and metformin. My foreskin is infected and am unable to pull it back as it pains. What antibiotic cream/tablets to take?

Vaidya Visharad
Sexologist, Narnaul
Dear, Diabetes is often called the silent killer. Diabetes, is a metabolic disease in which sugar does not get metabolized properly in the body. This means that the blood sugar levels continue to be high, threatening the normal functioning of the body. According to Ayurveda There are 20 forms of Diabetes : 4 are due to Vata, 6 result from Pitta, and 10 are caused by Kapha. But Diabetes (MADHUMEHA) is.Mainly kapha dosha disease. Poorly managed diabetes can lead to a host of long-term complications like :- Heart attacks, Strokes, Blindness, Nerve damage, Amputation of Limb. Impotency in men.Visit us at www.Malhotraayurveda.Com
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5 Gastrointestinal Complications Of Diabetes Mellitus!

MBBS
Diabetologist, Jabalpur
5 Gastrointestinal Complications Of Diabetes Mellitus!

Diabetes is a systemic disease that affects almost every part of your body. Of these, the digestive system is the most badly affected. While gastrointestinal disorders are commonly experienced by everyone, diabetics have a much higher risk of suffering from indigestion, food poisoning, gallstones and ulcers. Some of the most common gastrointestinal problems experienced by diabetics are:

  1. Gastroparesis: High blood sugar levels can damage the vagus nerve that controls the emptying of the stomach. As a result fo this damage, the muscles of the stomach and intestines do not work optimally leading to a condition known as Gastroparesis. This is a condition where the stomach is not able to empty itself properly and the digestion process is slowed down. Gastroparesis can cause bloating, nausea, pain in the abdomen, heart burn and a loss of appetite. It can also cause undigested food in the stomach to harden and form lumps that block food from moving into the intestines. This disease cannot be cured but can be managed with medication and a special diet.
  2. Ulcers: Stomach ulcers can be described as open sores that develop on the inner lining of the stomach, oesophagus and beginning of the small intestine. These ulcers form as a result of bacterial infections. Diabetes weakens a person’s immune system thus reducing their ability to fight these infections and increasing the risk of developing ulcers. Diabetes also increases the risk of bleeding from these ulcers and secondary infections that may arise from it.
  3. Yeast infections: Diabetics are extremely vulnerable to yeast infections. This is aggravated by fluctuation in blood sugar levels and can extend from the mouth to the oesophagus. Common symptoms of this type of yeast infection are pain in the throat and difficulty swallowing. It may also cause heartburn and intestinal bleeding if left untreated.
  4. Celiac sprue: This condition creates gluten allergies and causes the inflammation and thinning of the small intestine’s mucosa. In some cases, this condition may interfere with the absorption of food and lead to diarrhoea and weight loss.
  5. Diabetic diarrhoea: Patients who have been suffering from diabetes for a few years may experience an increased urge to pass stools frequently. This is usually related to gastric problems in the colon which cause fluids to move at a faster than normal speed through the small bowel and colon. It may also be caused due to the secretion of fluids in the colon and improper absorption of food. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.
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Sir bazaar me milne bale glucometer kya sahi reading batate hai my fasting blood glucose level is 98 on 8: 47 AM MORNING kya ye NORMAL{HEALTHY} men ka reading hai aur ek diabetes men ka bhi reading bata dijia jissme me jaan sakoon ki diabetes ka kya reading hai.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Chitiradurga
Sir bazaar me milne bale glucometer kya sahi reading batate hai my fasting blood glucose level is 98 on 8: 47 AM MORN...
After food 60-140 mg/dl is normal. On 8 hours fasting, it should be 60-110 mg/dl. Your reading is normal.
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I am 52 yrs old. I am suffering from diabetes from last 4 years. So please suggest me medicine (ayurvedic or homeopathic) medication?

BHMS
Homeopath, Solan
I am 52 yrs old. I am suffering from diabetes from last 4 years. So please suggest me medicine (ayurvedic or homeopat...
Thuja 1m 3 doses. 1 acid phos q 10 drops in half luke water. 2 syzygium jambolanumq 10 drops in luke warm water. 3 sanicula q 10 drops in luke water 10 drops daily twice aday. And biocombination number 7. Remove sugary things and do exercise, yoga daily.
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The TSH was 7-8 (3-4 years back) I was prescribed Thyroxine 75 OD but unfortunately I discontinued it 2 years back. Now these days, I felt overweight (100 Kg / 5' 10.5' Hight) and less energy so I get the test again by self. The results were. 27/Sep/16 T3 94 (Ref: 60 - 200) T4 3.1 (Ref: 4.5 - 12.0) TSH 18.92 (Reff: 0.30 - 5.5) I met my doctor and he advised to continue with Thyroxine 75 OD. Later after one month I get these tests done again. 7/Nov/16 T3 94 (Ref: 60 - 200) T4 6.2 (Ref: 4.5 - 12.0) TSH 7.45 (Reff: 0.30 - 5.5) I was advised to get Lipid profile as well, so reports are. TOTAL CHOLESTEROL 190 mg/dl (Ref: 125 - 200) HDL CHOLESTEROL - DIRECT 30 mg/dl (Ref: 35-80) TRIGLYCERIDES 506 mg/dl (Ref: 25 - 200) LDL CHOLESTEROL - DIRECT 100 mg/dl (Ref: 85 - 130) VLDL CHOLESTEROL 101.12 mg/dl (Ref: 5 - 40) TC/ HDL CHOLESTEROL RATIO 6.3 Ratio (Ref: 3.0 - 5.0) LDL / HDL RATIO 3.3 Ratio (Ref: 1.5 - 3.5) NON-HDL CHOLESTEROL 159.7 mg/dl (Ref: < 160) Please suggest if I am suffering from something serious. However I have started walk for 1-2 KM every evening.

BHMS
Homeopath, Kochi
The TSH was 7-8 (3-4 years back) I was prescribed Thyroxine 75 OD but unfortunately I discontinued it 2 years back. N...
No need to worry about these medical results. First of all try to take a curative treatment for your thyroid problems. Do not worry about High triglycerides. It will come down gradually with some simple medicines. Do regular exercise and follow low fatty diet habits. Include more salads in your plate. Avoid fluorine products from your day to day activities. (eg. High flourine Tooth paste, etc)
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Hi Doctor, I am 21 years old boy I am concerned about my health I do not want any problem in future like joint pain, diabetes, heart problem etc. What routine should I follow in terms of food and exercise to avoid these things.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist, Mumbai
Hi Doctor, I am 21 years old boy I am concerned about my health I do not want any problem in future like joint pain, ...
You should take acupressure treatment and take biochemic mag phos12x 4 tab thrice a day with warm water and take it 5 day & you don't get more sweet and sour. Do walking.
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My husband is 43 years old. He got his sugar 141 before having anything and 149 after having food. Is this normal?

MD - Physician
Sexologist, Coimbatore
My husband is 43 years old. He got his sugar 141 before having anything and 149 after having food. Is this normal?
Normal Fasting plasma glucose level is 90 to 110 mg.up to 125 mg there is no need to change the drug. Normal post prandial plasma glucose level is below 140.
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