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Dr. Meera Bai

Gynaecologist, Chennai

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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Meera Bai is an experienced Gynaecologist in Adyar, Chennai. You can visit her at Meera Maternity Clinic in Adyar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Meera Bai on has an excellent community of Gynaecologists in India. You will find Gynaecologists with more than 29 years of experience on You can find Gynaecologists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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A Brief Introduction to Manage Phobias!

MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
A Brief Introduction to Manage Phobias!

A Brief Introduction to Manage Phobias

Fear of an object or a situation is a very natural human emotion that all of us undergo on a day to day basis. The basic difference between a normal fear and phobia is that, a phobia is kind of an unreasonable fear that is not associated with evidence and that would subside eventually over a period of time. This kind of irrational fear generally does not have an impact on the quality of the person's life. People with phobias try to avoid what they are scared of. If they are not able to ignore it, they undergo various physical and physiological complications.

Types of Phobias

  • Phobias related to natural surroundings like storms, lighting etc.
  • Animal Phobias: Being scared of dogs, spiders and other creatures.
  • Phobias due to fear of causing harm to the body, such as fear of choking, or hurting oneself.
  • Circumstantial phobias such as getting caught in the elevator, being scared of flying, heights etc.
  • Apart from these, people may also experience major depression disorders, anxiety disorder, stress and extreme anger.

Cause for Phobias

The exact reason is unknown, but it can be related to certain chemicals in the brain and nervous system or can even be due to genetic disorders in the body.


  • Shortness of breath, unrhymed heartbeats
  • Hot flushes
  • Nauseas, dizziness or frequent visits to the restrooms.
  • Psychological symptoms such as fear of fainting, choking or dying.

Recommended Ayurvedic Treatment:

1. Lemon: Nausea and dizziness due to phobia can be eliminated by intake of lemon in any form. Even the mere smell of lime is very effective in treating phobia related symptoms.

2. Essential Oils: Oil extracts of herbs such as chamomile, juniper, jasmine, lavender and germanium haven proven to calm the central nervous system as they have sedative properties. They can be used while bathing or by applying some oil in the temple region.

3. Ashwagandha: Commonly known as 'Indian ginseng', it is a unique herb that has numerous properties that are beneficial to the nervous system. It has anti-anxiety, anti-inflammatory and anti-stress characteristics which boosts the physical and mental performance of the human body.

4. Brahmi: It is a well-known herb that is predominantly used for treating memory and concentration problems. When consumed it enhances the recollecting and retaining capacity of the brain.

5. Oil Massage: Rubbing some Bhringaraj or coconut oil on the scalp and soles of the feet during night, is sure to calm down the nerves of the body.

6. Some Home Remedies: Applying ghee into the nose is extremely effective to calm the mind as it has smoothing and nurturing properties.

7. Yoga: Practice yoga postures such as camel, cobra and boat.

Panchkarma Therapies for Stress:

This therapy helps to expel the toxins and harmful substances from the body and also improves blood circulation. Some of the commonly used techniques are as follows:

Snehapanam: Oral intake of herbs such as neem, sandalwood and amlaki along with ghee or butter.
Sirodhara: Warm essential oils are made to flow over the forehead of the person followed with gentle massaging.

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I am 2 months pregnant so I am suffering from vomiting after eating food, tea, water, and so please suggest me.

Acupressurist, Chandigarh
I am 2 months pregnant so I am suffering from vomiting after eating food, tea, water, and so please suggest me.
You may take Ipecac 30 three drops daily once for three days and see the results. Call back for further course of medicine.
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Quinoa - 11 Health Benefits Of It!

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Fellowship in Sports Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Lucknow
Quinoa - 11 Health Benefits Of It!

Quinoa is considered to be one of the world's healthiest foods. It is gluten free and high in protein. It is among the few plants which contain all 9 essential amino acids. Quinoa is also rich in fiber, iron, potassium, phosphorus, Vitamin E, vitamin B and other beneficial antioxidants.

Here are 11 health benefits of quinoa:

1. Quinoa comes in red, white and black colors. It is an edible seed and becoming very trendy among the people who are health conscious. It is loaded with the richness of many important nutrients.

2. There are many trace nutrients present which are very healthy for the body. These include flavonoids which are basically the plant antioxidants which have beneficial effects on the health. Quercetin and Kaempferol are flavonoids and are found in large amounts in quinoa. Both these molecules have anti viral, anti inflammatory, anti cancer and anti depressants effects.

3. Very high in fiber, much higher than most grains: It is high in fiber, but boiled quinoa has less fiber in it as it is absorbed by the water. It has almost 17-27 grams of fiber per cup.

4. Gluten-free and perfect for people with gluten intolerance: A gluten free diet is considered to be healthy as long as the starches are not refined as this causes a problem. If gluten foods with refined sugars are consumed they are equal to consuming junk food. Quinoa is a natural gluten free product and is used in gluten free recipes. This increases the nutrient value and the antioxidants of the gluten diet.

5. Amino acids make up the protein. Some of these amino acids are known as essential as we need to get them through diet. Many plant foods are deficient in some essential amino acids like lysine. But quinoa is an exception, as it contains all the nine amino acids.

6. The glycemic index is usually done to measure the blood sugar levels. On eating foods high in glycemic index, it can stimulate the hunger and leads to obesity. The glycemic index of quinoa is 53 which is low.

7. Certain nutrients like magnesium, potassium, zinc and (for women) irons go missing from the diet. Quinoa is very high in all these minerals, especially magnesium.

8. Quinoa can lower blood sugar and triglyceride levels thus improving metabolic health.

9. Quinoa appears to be very high in antioxidants, which are increased even further after the seeds are sprouted.

10. Helps in losing weight as quinoa is high in fiber, protein and has a low glycemic index.

11. Quinoa is very easy to include in diet. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I am 17 year old female. My vagina smells and some time I feel burning sensation.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
At 17 years your body is still maturing and by that I mean the vagina, uterus and ovaries are growing. During this growth the vaginal lining gets transformed from a delicate lining to a slightly tougher one. This change is also accompanied by growth of cells and destruction of old cells. The vaginal area also gets colonised by healthy bacteria they provide a better protection from infections by regulating the ph of the vagina. Due to food fads and some fungal infections the bacteria of this area are altered and this causes itching and burning sensation. The smell is also due to this alteration. I would like to sugegst to you few home remedies: 1. Wear cotton inner clothes 2, if you sweat a lot, have a bath two times a day 3. After passing urine and during cleaning the private parts, always wipe the area from front to back and not from back to front. Wiping back to front is harmful as it transfers harmful bacteria from anus to the vulva and this causes change in ph and infections. 4. Using scented personal hygiene products also cause more harm by making the ph change. 5. Use a moisturising soap for washing the vulva and avoid the" commercial" vaginal wash if these measures do not help, seek a gynecologist and get examined to get the assessment and treatment if required.
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First Trimester - Things You Must Take Care of!

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
First Trimester - Things You Must Take Care of!

Becoming a mother is a special feeling. This can be best explained by only those women who start feeling their babies inside them from the very early stage of pregnancy. These nine months, for a mother to be would need extra care and she has to take precaution of each and every type. In the first trimester or the first three months of your pregnancy detection, you need to take certain precautions. Here are some of the ways in which you can make yourself and your baby secure during the first three months of your pregnancy.

  1. Double check your pregnancy: There have been many cases of false pregnancies during this time. It is thus best to double check that you are really pregnant so as to avoid a heart break later on. Most home tests are accurate but if you are still unsure, you might want to wait another week after taking your first test and then take a second one. Alternately, you can also go and visit a doctor and take their advice to confirm that you really are pregnant.
  2. Prenatal vitamin: Once your pregnancy has been confirmed, it is time for you to start taking your prenatal vitamins. These vitamins have enough folic acid which is required by the to-be mother to conceive. These vitamins also help in the development of the baby and protect it from developing any birth defects.
  3. Arrange for a health insurance: Medical bills can be very costly in contemporary times. Thus, if you are pregnant then it is best to start looking for health insurance schemes which cover pregnancy and delivery cost. This procedure might take sometime to finish and thus it is best to start the process in your first trimester.
  4. Choose a doctor: If you already know a doctor who specialises in delivery and pregnancy then you need not worry. But in case you do not have enough information then it is time you start looking for an experienced doctor. You can consult your friends and family members and choose a doctor whom you find appropriate for you. You should also consult a doctor by the time you are two months pregnant in order to get the necessary vaccines and other advice.
  5. Quit bad habits: Smoking, drinking and too much of coffee would damage the development of your child. Thus, you must try and quit all of them to deliver a healthy baby.

Thus, these are the five most important precautions that you need to take in your first trimester in order to ensure a healthy delivery ahead.

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How To Treat Pimples?

Dermatologist, Mumbai
How To Treat Pimples?

1. Avoid picking and squeezing them
Before you start treating the marks, it's extremely important to note which is the most effective way to reduce the likelihood of acne scarring. When you start picking on it, it automatically increases the chances of the marks staying back because of the trauma you inflicted on it.

2. Use targeted treatments
The best way to treat acne marks is by preventing it during the healing process. You should ideally target the acne and use a spot treatment that will prevent it from breaking out further.

3. Choose the right products
Another way to treat marks left by pimple is by opting for skincare products that cater to sensitive skin.

4. Never forget your sun protection

Exposing an acne scar to the harmful UV rays of the sun will darken it all the more. The rays of the sun stimulate pigment-producing cells which makes the scars much more noticeable.

5. Treat hyper-pigmentation

If you notice your scars becoming red and bigger, this results from hyper-pigmentation of the skin.

6. Do not scrub too often

Scarring happens the most when you use exfoliating agents too much on your skin. The rough granules which are used to get rid of blackheads irritate the acne and thereby lead to scarring.



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Hi I'm 31 year old female and I'm on birth control pills and I haven't had periods for a while can I still get pregnant and ovulate.

fellow in Obstetric Medicine , MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
Hi I'm 31 year old female and I'm on birth control pills and I haven't had periods for a while can I still get pregna...
hello, no contraceptive method is 100% safe. although itz least with these pills but a pregnancy can occur especially if you ve missed a pull or so.
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Hi. I'm doing planning for pregnancy. Last month egg could be formed. But this month egg have not formed now 15 days after my this month chance to egg will be formed. I have pcos. I'm under treatment. Thanks.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Hi. I'm doing planning for pregnancy. Last month egg could be formed. But this month egg have not formed  now 15 days...
Hello, in pcos ovulation can be irregular. You can undergo follicular monitoring to see when your egg has matured. Be under supervision of a gynecologist.
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I am 26 years old. My period is irregular from starting of 1st period. From past 2-3 years I am suffering from pcod problem. But now from 1 years pcod is clear that's why I am taking a decision of baby. Issliye please doctor Mujhe btayiye ki Mujhe jaldi conceive krne k liye Kuch medicine Leni padegi ki nhi? Kyu ki pcod to clear Hai but my period is little bit irregular. Suggested me any medicine for quick conceive.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I am 26 years old. My period is irregular from starting of 1st period. From past 2-3 years I am suffering from pcod p...
Hello, Start taking folic acid tablets 5mg from today daily and try naturally. Track your ovulation with the help of ovulation kits and practice intercourse during your fertile period increasing your chances of conception.
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Hi, I am 1.5 months postpartum. I had a normal delivery with forceps. I had stitches for which I was applying metrogyl. The pain in stitches had gone but has come back since 1 week. I am having a lot of pain in the list stitch again. I am taking EXACT Mr. everyday now. Please suggest.

Homeopath, Ghaziabad
Hi, I am 1.5 months postpartum. I had a normal delivery with forceps. I had stitches for which I was applying metrogy...
Take staphysagria 200 5pills Every 2 hr Reduce the frequency if pain subsided Apply arnica mother tincture over the wound If it doesn't give relief please talk to your gyenacologist as clinical examination is must.
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