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Dr. Kalaiselvi Vairavel

Endocrinologist, Chennai

300 at clinic
Dr. Kalaiselvi Vairavel Endocrinologist, Chennai
300 at clinic
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Dr. Kalaiselvi Vairavel is a trusted Endocrinologist in Mandaveli, Chennai. She is currently associated with Sri Ranga Nursing Home in Mandaveli, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kalaiselvi Vairavel on Lybrate.com.

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Hello sir I am SADIQ Hussain 34 year old. I am suffering joint pain since 4 year. Because of my uric acid. My uric acid level always high to normal. I tried so many home remedies but relief only for small time. Then problem start again. Please help me sir.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Hello sir I am SADIQ Hussain 34 year old. I am suffering joint pain since 4 year. Because of my uric acid. My uric ac...
Homoeopathy has best treatment for gout without any side effects, it will remove your tendency for increased uric acid permanently. Gout (also known as podagra when it involves the big toe) is usually characterized by recurrent attacks ofinflammatory arthritis—a red, tender, hot, and swollen joint. Pain typically comes on rapidly in less than twelve hours. The joint at the base of the big toe is affected in about half of cases. It may also result in tophi, kidney stones, or urate nephropathy. The cause is a combination of diet and genetic factors. It occurs more commonly in those who eat a lot of meat, drink a lot of beer, or are over weight. The underlying mechanisms involves elevated levels of uric acid in the blood. When the uric acid crystallizes and the crystals deposit in joints, tendons, and surrounding tissues, an attack of gout occurs. Diagnosis may be confirmed by seeing the characteristic crystals in joint fluid or tophus. Blood uric acid levels may be normal during an attack.
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My father is a diabetes patient. Which kinds of care I do for him? He is filling very tired at work time what is the reason behind this?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My father is a diabetes patient. Which kinds of care I do for him? He is filling very tired at work time what is the ...
Diabetis prevention 1.Do regular exercise 2.Reduce weight if overweight 3Control diet 4.Avoid sweets, sugar/honey, excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet, avoid all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato,.include more fiber like pulse,green leafy vegetable, legume. Avoid sweetened fruit like banana,mango,litchi,chickoo,sapota,seethaphaljack fruit,grape etc.avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/Jowar/Ragi,moong and chana Dal. Avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. Avoid red meat.take fish/chicken. Avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink 5.Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting Dietitian 6.Monitor your fasting, PP blood sugar and Hba1c three monthly 7.Consult diabetologist for advice and treatment
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I am 35 years old man suffering from hypertension, cholesterol and thyroid since last 3 years and weight is 108 kgs. Please advise an immediate action to be taken in order to reduce weight as inspire of taking precautions weight is increasing.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
You can go for bariatrics if you need an immediate response and pls consult further for detailed information. Dr surbhi agrawal Consultant physician and diabetologist
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Hello sir, I am 59 years and suffering from sugar thyroid. I take 150 mg thyrox and 10 unit mastered insulin. May I take metformine 500 mg with 5 mg dional?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello sir, I am 59 years and suffering from sugar thyroid. I take 150 mg thyrox and 10 unit mastered insulin. May I t...
your diabetes, you have not mentioned any details like fasting and pp sugar levels, hba1c%, weight, height and level of physical activity. Also tell me what is the meaning of" mastered insulin. Please give your dietary pattern. It will be good if you come in a private conversation with all these details where I can give specific suggestions and prescription too. In this communication we are supposed to give only general guide lines.
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Thyroid Causes, Home remedy and Tips.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Thyroid Causes, Home remedy and Tips.
Causes:
Iodine deficiency
Inflammation of the thyroid gland

Natural home remedy using flaxseeds:
Take 2 tbsp crushed flaxseeds
Add little water
Mix well and make paste
Apply this on the throat
Wash off after 20 min
Dry with a clean piece of cloth
Natural home remedy using sorrel leaves and olive oil:
Crush a handful of sorrel leaves
Add 2 tbsp olive oil
Mix well
Apply this paste on the swelling
Wash off after 15 min
Natural home remedy using dandelion leaves and clarified butter:
Take a handful of dandelion leaves
Crush them to make a paste
Add 2 tsp clarified butter and mix well
Heat the mixture till it turns lukewarm
Apply this paste on affected area
Leave it for 15 min
Do this for 2 weeks

Tips:
Consume food rich in iodine like:
Pineapple
Carrot
Garlic
Onion
Oats
Whole rice
Lettuce
Tomatoes
Strawberry
Guava
Cucumber.
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My mother have diabetes from one year and taking medication on time but due to stress glucose is increasing what to do please give suggestion.

P.G.Diploma in dietetics and applied nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
My mother have diabetes from one year and taking medication on time but due to stress glucose is increasing what to d...
Hi Its not possible to remove stress from a person's life, but to combat the I'll effects some destressing activities like yoga and meditation can be started. Along with diet changes to make the sugar levels under control,you have to include low glycemic index foods Kindly consult privately for detailed diet plan for diabetes Thanks
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I want to know the main symptoms of thyroid .which commonly seen in all thyroid all thyroid patents. And want to know something in detail about thyroid.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
lybrate-user, Thyroid is the normal gland present in all of us. It produces thyroxine hormone, essential for development & day to day functioning of brain, for all the vital metabolic activities in the body. Deficiency of the hormone causes hypothyroidism where patient experiences weight gain, tiredness, early fatigue, slow heart rate, dry skin. Dry hair and hair fall, irregular menstruation, infertility, joint pains, mood swings, depression etc. Hyperthyroidism causes loss of weight, anxiety, increased heart rate, palpitation, sleeplessness, etc. Getting a thyroid assay will help in knowing whether thyroid is functioning normally or not. Thanks.
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Ayurvedic Medications For Diabetes

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
Ayurvedic Medications For Diabetes

Diabetes or madhumeha, is a serious disease that affects many people worldwide today. Diabetes, which is referred to as maha-roga is the excess of glucose in blood. As a result, you cannot consume sweetened food, get excess urges to drink water or urinate. However, Ayurveda has the most effective solutions to control diabetes naturally.

Read on to know what best natural medications are there to cure diabetes.

  1. Gymnema Sylvestre or Gurmar: It is one of the most effective remedies to diabetes. It is a hypoglycemic component, which makes it ideal for treating diabetes. It helps in reducing dependency on insulin by regeneration of residual beta cells of the pancreas.
  2. Coccinia indica: It is another herb, which regulates diabetes very well. This plant contains components, which after consumption of carbohydrates, prevent the sudden increase in blood glucose level. It can also prevent any adverse effect on other organs of the body due to diabetes. It is found to reduce oxidative stress amongst diabetes patients by surging the vitamin C levels in the plasma, and also prevents the fluctuations in fatty acid levels amongst diabetes patients.
  3. Azadirachta Indica or neem: It is one of the most common household antiseptics and a wonderful cure for diabetes. It enables high glucose tolerance, and also prevents diabetic neuropathy, which may cause severe fatalities.
  4. Morus Indica or Mulberry: It is a food that is experimentally proven to reduce diabetes. Daily consumption of mulberry leaves for 15 days at a stretch are beneficial in limiting approximately 38% of diabetes cases among its consumers. It also protects you against oxidative stress by building the antioxidant defense system of the body and is also known to correct any lipid profile abnormality. It also delays the possibility of the appearance of cataract as a result of diabetes.
  5. Momordica Charantia or bitter gourd: It is another common remedy found in most Indian households. Even though it is extremely bitter in taste, its medicinal properties are exemplary, and are extensively used in Ayurvedic medicines. It also targets the beta cells of the pancreas to help boost up insulin secretion by increasing their number. Bitter gourd also helps to release more insulin by way of regeneration of the pancreas.
  6. Eugenia Jambolana or Indian Jamun: This Ayurvedic cure reduces blood sugar level and increases the release of insulin. The extract of "jamun" seeds help in healing of wounds quicker, usually impaired by diabetes.
  7. Trigonella Foenum or methi: It is another household ingredient that serves medicinal purposes in case of diabetes patients. Even 1gm of fenugreek seeds could reduce diabetes sharply in a short span of 2 months. This benefit is because of the presence of diosgenin, a compound with hypoglycemic properties.

However, all these medicinal plants should be consumed under proper guidance from professional practitioners only.

Related Tip: "5 Tips To Control Diabetes Through Diet"

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She is diabetic and has hypothyroidism as well. Sometimes her blood pressure gets very low. What should we do in such cases. How is BP related to diabetes?

MBBS
General Physician, Nadia
She is diabetic and has hypothyroidism as well.  Sometimes her blood pressure gets very low.  What should we do in su...
Bp is not directly related to diabetes. It often depends on what medication she is taking. Insulin may precipitate an episode of hypoglycaemia and subsequent fall in bp if taken without food.
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I am 25 years old. I have thyroid from last 5 years and I gained weight due to that reason, I am taking medicines regularly but I am not losing my weight but my thyroid levels are normal. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 25 years old. I have thyroid from last 5 years and I gained weight due to that reason, I am taking medicines reg...
Drink more water, less alcohol. high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. You can take 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. 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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I am 62 years old my fasting blood sugar 120 post lunch 180 I am using melmet s/r 1000mg half morning half ager noon and 1000mg night is it correct dose? I am cabg please reply.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
You take 1000 mg both times and add glimi 1 mg in the morning and inform privately. Watch for hypoglycemia and carry some sugar /glucose in case of hypoglycemia. It is not as easy task to control blood sugar in the desired normal range. Whatever we eat is metabolised to sugar in the body to provide energy for our daily activities. For the absolute control, one has to monitor his / her blood sugar at regular intervals (self-monitoring of blood glucose? smbg). Though difficult, this can be done by a glucometer and keep a record. Get an idea of fasting sugar (fbs) and 2 hours after food (ppbs) and check before dinner and after every major food. The basic idea is to reduce the food intake to 1/3 of what you take now. The dictum of sugar control is diet, exercise, diet + medicine and at later stage medicine+ insulin will be needed. For sugar control there is the need for regular advice and follow up. Just one time consultation or advice is not enough to guide a diabetic in scientifically & medically correct manner. For giving you regular follow up you ask me privately with all details like your daily eating pattern and medicines you take.
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Sir I am diabetes patient and my sugar level is (f) 340 last month please advise me how to control this level or give any other medicine.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir I am diabetes patient and my sugar level is (f) 340 last month please advise me how to control this level or give...
In a known case of diabetic we need to control sugar levels with medication, aerobic exercise and following a diabetic diet and few tips on diet say no to maida items like toast, khaari ,naan ,white bread. Can drink tea but without sugar say no to Buffalo milk and can drink cows milk can eat brown bread can eat sprout's can eat green vegetables, can eat chappati ,bajra ka rotla can eat one katori of rice twice a day with dal to avoid farsan food items can eat fruits say no to coconut water.
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I'm loosing my hair and I have hypo thyroid, gout and palpitations.Please tell.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I'm  loosing  my  hair and 
I have hypo thyroid, gout and palpitations.Please tell.
In hypothyroidism hair fall is a common occurrence. It is usually the last symptom to be corrected after hypothyroidism is fully controlled. When tsh levels are between 3 to 4 milli units, then it is considered as good control. So please check tsh levels and see that those are brought to the expected value. Gout and palpitations are unconnected to hypothyroidism.
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What is diabetes diet for the hypertension patient and what are the requirements for exercise?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
What is diabetes diet for the hypertension patient and what are the requirements for exercise?
if you are having hyper tension follow the advice given below 1. Do regular aerobic exercise like brisk walk for 30 minutes every day 2.reduce your weight if overweight 3.Reduce salt intake 4. Drink plenty of water 5. Take bland diet,avoid spicy, oily, junk saturated fat and cholesterol rich diet. Take plenty of green leafy vegetables, Fruits 6.Stop smoking and consumption of alcohol, Tobacco, 7.Avoid stress, anxiety, physical and mental exertion 8.Do Yoga, Meditation, and deep breathing exercise 9. Monitor your Bp regularly and consult Physician for treatment
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I have uric acid problem since many years level is between 8 to 8.5 homeopathic treatment doing but level is not coming down. I am having normal diet even going for daily walking 30 minutes. Please advice me if any suitable treatment.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Avoid protein rich diets like mutton, egg, fish, sea food (sardines)/prawn 2. Avoid pulses, lentill, mushrooms, green leafy vegetablles like broccoli, cauli flower, spinach, beans, peas 3. Take fruits like apple, banana, orange, black cherry, lime etc 4. Drink plenty of water (8-10 glass) daily 5. Avoid alcohol and caffeinated drinks, excess sweets cakes/cookies 6. Reduce weight if overweight 7. Take medicine after consulting physician.
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Diabetes

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM
Endocrinologist, Hyderabad
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Here are type,symptoms,cause and treatments of Diabetes

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I have undergone blood sugar test and fbs is 190 and my. Ppbs showing 223 mg/dl. My age is 24 year. What would be the treatment option. And my parents are diabetic.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I have undergone blood sugar test and fbs is 190 and my. Ppbs showing 223 mg/dl. My age is 24 year. What would be the...
Your blood sugar levels clearly show that you have developed t2dm, at a much earlier age. It would be better if you start treatment with insulin for first few months and control it better, later you can be shifted on to oral anti diabetics. The reason I am saying this is the glucotoxicity that harms the beta cells of pancreas can be better controlled and there is good possibility that beta cell activity revives rapidly with this treatment. Later insulin can be withdrawn and oral drugs can be substituted. Because of your younger age you have to be very careful in getting the sugar levels in good control. For any help you are welcome to ask me.
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I am a 45 year old women and i'm suffering from diabetes problem since last year! doctors have recommended me for insulin and regular medicines and I take a proper diet according to my diet chart. How can I get rid of this problem? and is there any way for the end of this problem?

MD - Pathology
General Physician, Amritsar
No once body stops producing insulin diabetes appears and insulin has to be supplied from outside. But if you are overweight reduction of weight may solve your problem.
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Sir very good afternoon sir my mom have sugar so please tell me what to eating so please tell me sir.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Sir very good afternoon sir my mom have sugar so please tell me what to eating so please tell me sir.
1. Do regular aerobic exercise like brisk walking for 30 miinutes daily if possible 2. Reduce weight if overweight 3control diet a) avoid sweets, sugar/honey, milk, milk product excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet like white bread, cereal, rice, pasta b) avoid all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato, bakery item, processed food, c) include more fiber like pulse, green leafy vegetable, cucumber, carrot, tomato, j legume. D) avoid sweetened fruit like banana, mango, litchi, chickoo, sapota, seethaphal jack fruit, grape etc. Can have fruits like guava, pineapple, papaya, orange, mousambi, strawberry, watermelon, pomegranate, jack fruit, sweet potato, a handful of walnut daily (akhrot) e) avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/jowar/ragi, moong and chana dal. F) avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. G) avoid red meat. Take fish/chicken. H) avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink 4. Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting dietitian 5. Monitor your fasting, pp blood sugar 3 monthly and hba1c six monthly
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