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Dr. Muthukumaran

Endocrinologist, Chennai

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Dr. Muthukumaran is a popular Endocrinologist in Gopala Puram, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialities Centre in Gopala Puram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Muthukumaran on Lybrate.com.

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I am 34 years man. I have a wife and child. Our family life completed 5 years. Now I am facing a problem is premature ejaculation. I can control less than 1 minute when I entered vagina. I have no other diseases like sugar high blood pressure etc. I am 162 cm height and 70 kg weight. If you suggest any remedy I am very thankful to you.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 34 years man. I have a wife and child. Our family life completed 5 years. Now I am facing a problem is premature...
You are having premature ejaculation. It may be due to 1. Anxiety, depression 2. Fatigue, stress 3. Relationship issues, performance anxiety, 4. Consumption of alcohol, tobacco etc 5you can take the following measures a) avoid stress, anxiety, depression b) avoid alcohol and tobacco consumption c) go for regular exercise d) lead a healthy living style e) practice relaxation technique by deep breathing exercise (take deep full breath for 5 seconds, hold it for 3 seconds, exhale slowly for 5 seconds). Do it for 5 minutes without breaking the rhythm. It controls arousals and tension that lead to early ejaculation. F) use condom to reduce sensation g) take foods to increase testosterone like eggs /asparagus/dark chocolate/carrots/oats/ashwagandha/avocado/blue berries/ banana/walnut/cereals/onion/garlic/almonds/bean/ mushroom h)
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I am 26 yrs old. I have thyroid and continuously gaining weight, inches. Not able to continue exercise routine. Please suggest want to do to reduce weight. I get tired easily. Feel stressed, frustrated. Please help me in getting rid of all these things.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Dear, please check your tsh levels. Ideally it should fall between 1 & 2. If not, then you need to get your medication doses altered. Check again after 6 weeks of altering the dose. The only way to lose the gained weight is to follow a proper diet and exercise regime. Thyroid is a lifelong illness, so take your medications properly and you should be fine.
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I am thyroid (hypothyroidism) taking 125 mg thyroid and my thyroid is normal but I am feeling heaviness in Head last 6 month. I consultant with neuro but they say no Neuro problem.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
pl. checkup your B.P.,blood sugar , eye testing, also may there are problems. consult again after tests. till then you can take tab. naprosyn 500 mg sos .
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I am taking obimet 500 before and after lunch I am 45 of age, I am doing I hour exercise including fast walk and gym, I am eating sugarless food, like vegetables, fish, chapati and small amt. Of rice I taking this food in 4 parts beside that I am unable to control my sugar level but fact is that I have lot of tension from my home side, please suggest me how I control my sugar level?

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
To control Blood Sugar four factors are most important. They are: 1) Exercise, 2) Diet, 3) Medicine, 4) Stress Management. I am not convinced about your taking Obimet 500 before and after lunch. Rather Obimet SR 1 G can be taken after BF only. If that is not controlling sugar you may need to add other medicine. Of course it is not clear what exactly you meant by' not controlled BS? There is no food as such which is sugar/CHO-less. Hope you need to talk to your consultant about your diet. Exercise is very much important but don' t over do or make a chaos of exercises in your life. Brisk walking for 5 KM daily shall be enough for you + some fat burning free hand exercises. You ar not that overweight. Your weight is very much near normal. Keep it below this. Stress management is done by meditation.
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I am 52 years old female having knee problem since 6 months. I have diagnosed with high uric acid for that I have taken full course, I have taken vitamin d injection as well my knee stiffness is not going, please advise.

BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am 52 years old female having knee problem since 6 months. I have diagnosed with high uric acid for that I have tak...
Hello, Avoid nonveg food loaded with proteins in the diet, plant protein foods can be taken in moderation.
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My wife is suffering from infertility since 4 year. her menses is regular. Please give some suggetion.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Infertility is problem of couple not of only wife. Both of you should meet gynaecologist as 1 st step.
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Please suggest what food to be avoided and what to be taken in case of high uric acid. Pl.specify food.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Please suggest what food to be avoided and what to be taken in case of high uric acid. Pl.specify food.
The best treatment of Gout consists of restoring the balance of Vata (Air element) and detoxifying the blood. High protein diet should be avoided in cases of increased uric acid. Mix one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water and drink it two to three times daily. If you find this remedy helpful, you can increase the dosage of apple cider vinegar to up to two tablespoons. Take maha rasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. Take maha yograj guggul 1-1 twice a day. Kaishor guggul and chandraprabha vati 1-1 twice a day. Avoid junk food. Fermented food. Spicy food. Tea.coffee. Do pranayama early morning. Avoid alcohol consumption. Consult me in private for more details.
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My recent medical reports are as under:- TSH 21.41 T4:- 3.4 T3:-96ng SGPT :-10.2 u/I Inspite taking simple fibre food and lot water my stomach is not clear completely.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
My recent medical reports are as under:-
TSH 21.41
T4:- 3.4
T3:-96ng
SGPT :-10.2 u/I
Inspite taking simple fibre food...
Dear lybrate user, You should take harde two pcs. Daily soaked in a cup of water daily at night. Also take pappaya daily.
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I am 50-years-old and haven't gone for any check-up that someone at my age should have regularly gone. But since I keep a busy schedule getting not more than six hours of sleep in a day, I feel tired at times. I have also a sweet tooth. But I have never tasted liquor in my life and have never smoked. I have been a veg for the past 15 years. My question is: If I go for a check-up and find out that my sugar levels are high, is there a way I can treat this without going for medicine?

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
I am 50-years-old and haven't gone for any check-up that someone at my age should have regularly gone. But since I ke...
Dear lybrate user, just because you have a'sweet tooth' does not mean you will have diabetes. Diabetes is caused by a number of factors. However in the last 30 years it has gone up globally due to excessive intake of carbohydrates in diet or middle and upper class. All the carbs + sugar you consume contributes towards diabetes. However you must get your complete body tests done and only then you need to worry about how to cure. First at least find out if you have a problem or not. In general you are little overweight. If you drop about 5-8 kgs, your health parameters will definitely improve.
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Obesity - Can It Lead to Diabetes?

MBBS, CCEBDM
Diabetologist, Bangalore
Obesity - Can It Lead to Diabetes?

Diabetes is a complex group of diseases with a variety of causes. People with diabetes have high blood glucose, also called high blood sugar or hyperglycemia.

Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism, the way the body uses digested food for energy. The digestive tract breaks down carbohydrates, sugars and starches found in many foods, into glucose, a form of sugar that enters the bloodstream. Diabetes develops when the body doesn't make enough insulin or is not able to use insulin effectively, or both.

The two main types of diabetes are:

Type 1 Diabetes: Type 1 diabetes typically occurs in children and young adults, though it can appear at any age. In the past, type 1 diabetes was called juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.

Heredity plays an important part in determining who is likely to develop type 1 diabetes. Genes are passed down from biological parent to child.

Type 2 Diabetes: Type 2 diabetes develops most often in middle-aged and older people who are also overweight or obese. The disease, once rare in youth, is becoming more common in overweight and obese children and adolescents. Type 2 diabetes is caused by a combination of factors, including insulin resistance, a condition in which the body's muscle, fat, and liver cells do not use insulin effectively.

Physical Inactivity, Obesity, and Diabetes: Physical inactivity and obesity are strongly associated with the development of type 2 diabetes. People who are genetically susceptible to type 2 diabetes are more vulnerable when these risk factors are present. About 80 percent of people with type 2 diabetes are overweight or obese.

An imbalance between caloric intake and physical activity can lead to obesity, which causes insulin resistance and is common in people with type 2 diabetes. Central obesity, in which a person has excess abdominal fat, is a major risk factor not only for insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes but also for heart and blood vessel disease, also called cardiovascular diseases (CVD). This excess belly fat produces hormones and other substances that can cause harmful, chronic effects in the body such as damage to blood vessels.

So, measuring your waist is a quick way of assessing your diabetes risk. This is a measure of abdominal obesity, which is a particularly high-risk form of obesity. Women have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes if their waist measures 80cm (31.5 inches) or more. Asian men with a waist size of 89cm (35 inches) or more have a higher risk, as do white or black men with a waist size of 94cm (37 inches) or more.

Simple Steps to Lower Your Risk: Making a few lifestyle changes can dramatically lower the chances of developing type 2 diabetes. The same changes can also lower the chances of developing heart disease and other life taking cancers.

  1. Control Your Weight: Being overweight increases the chances of developing type 2 diabetes seven-fold. Being obese makes you 20 to 40 times more likely to develop diabetes than someone with a healthy weight. Losing weight can help if your weight is above the healthy-weight range. Check your BMI. Losing 7 to 10 percent of your current weight can cut your chances of developing type 2 diabetes in half.
  2. Get Moving and Turn Off the Television: Inactivity promotes type 2 diabetes. Working your muscles more often and making them work harder improves their ability to use insulin and absorb glucose. This puts less stress on your insulin-making cells.
  3. Tune Up Your Diet: Four dietary changes can have a big impact on the risk of type 2 diabetes-

Choose whole grains and wholegrain products over highly processed carbohydrates.

  • Skip the sugary drinks, and choose water, coffee, or tea instead.
  • Choose good fats instead of bad fats.
  • Limit red meat and avoid processed meat; choose nuts, whole grains, poultry, or fish instead.

If you are already suffering from diabetes, then do take a walk everyday and adopt healthy eating habits. Along with that relieve your stress and take proper doses of insulin or medications as prescribed by your doctor. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.

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I am diabetic person at tje age of31, with ahectic schedule, consuming glimepiride & Metformin 2+500 mg, twice daily, but in last 15 daus sugar level has reached 350 at PP. Please help.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
I am diabetic person at tje age of31, with ahectic schedule, consuming glimepiride & Metformin 2+500 mg, twice daily,...
At this young age and of an athletic, you can be fittest person if you decide to switch to herbal support of DM. I will not say to stop your current med now. Slowly when you improve, your potential side effects will start drifting away. Otherwise best of allopathic med can not stop side effects of DM and anti DM drugs. Ask who are suufering from decades. This does not mean that allopathic is bad. Its relevant for acute and emergent cases. But lifestyle improvement is poosible with herbs.
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I am 53 years male having diabetes for the last 20 years. Now I am frequently getting low sugar. Hence I reduced the insulin in take. It may be due to the Ayurveda medicines also which I am taking for last six months. What should be the normal sugar level in fasting, PP and at random? So that I can still reduce the insulin and switched over to tablets.

CDIABT, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I am 53 years male having diabetes for the last 20 years. Now I am frequently getting low sugar. Hence I reduced the ...
For diabetes follow a diet low in carbohydrate, low in salt, low in fat and high in fibre. Avoid bakery products. Avoid too much rice and potato. Avoid fried stuff. Avoid chocolate, cakes, ice cream, soft drinks and fruit juices. Eat lots of vegetables. Walk for at least 30 minutes a day for 5 days in a week. Medicine and insulin will work better if you follow diet and exercise. Normal fasting is 80-130, PP is less than 180 and random is less than 200.
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I am diabetic. Last time I checked before breakfast it was 215. 3 months average was 12. Please guide me to control diabetes.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am diabetic. Last time I checked before breakfast it was 215. 3 months average was 12. Please guide me to control d...
1. Do regular aerobic exercise for 1/2 hour daily like brisk walking 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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Hi I am 28 years old and I am suffering with thyroid can i eat chapati at night I have heard wheat contains gluten which needs to be avoided by thyroid patients please suggest me proper diet.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
lybrate-user, Thanks for your query. Gluten in wheat and many other grains (cereals) can affect certain persons who are allergic to it. Otherwise it does not affect much. You will have to maintain TSH level around 3 to 4 mU. L, to be free from all the symptoms of hypothyroidism. Foods that should be avoided include soy beans and soy containing products. Thanks.
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D/sir. My brother whose age is 37 years .he is facing problem of vitamin d deficiency, uric acid is high, cholesterol level is more than normal. N his doc advice him that he is near to have heart related problem like heart attack. Sir its a humble request that pls advice how to cure all these problems n what better food or something will cure him fast as he is the only earning member in the family . Please tell.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
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My brother whose age is 37 years .he is facing problem of vitamin d deficiency, uric acid is high, cholesterol...
Weight loss will help him solve most of the problems. Ask him to follow a healthy diet & lifestyle regimen. He should increase his physical activity level. Regular 1 hr brisk walk in morning will be good. Having small frequent meals at regular intervals instead of 3-4 large ones is essential. He should eat slowly & chew food well. Take stairs instead of lift & walk instead of hiring transport. Avoid junk/ processed/ packaged/ sugary/ fired foods, soft & hard drinks, refined carbs (sugar, potato, white rice, sabudana, jaggery, honey, noodles, white bread, biscuit, cake). Instead have plenty of whole fruits & vegetables. Include whole grains (atta, dalia, suji, jowar, bajra, barley, oats, brown rice) vitamin d- sunlight exposure between 12-2 for 20 mins, shiitake mushrooms, fatty fish, cod oil capsule (2 daily post meal). Uric acid- avoid seafood, chicken. Include low fat dairy (curd, buttermilk, lassi, channa, milk). Not more than 1 bowl pulse a day. Maintain optimal body weight. Cholesterol- weight loss, avoid- yolk portion of egg, red meat, saturated fats, trans fats, fried foods.
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Infertility Causes and Treatments

MRCOG, Laparoscopic Suturing Skills in Surgical Disciples, Medical Writing Course, Laparoscopic Training, Diploma in Gyanecology Endoscopy, Diploma in Minimal Access Surgeries, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, Fellowship in Basic Endoscopy Training, FOGSI Ethi Skills Course, Training Course in Ultrasound-Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Infertility Causes and Treatments

Not being able to conceive a child can be one of the biggest problems for a woman. Infertility also includes not being able to carry a baby full term. Infertility can have a single cause or can be the result of a combination of factors. In most cases, infertility can be treated but in order to do this, it is essential to first understand the underlying cause of infertility.

Let's take a look at some of the things that could be keeping you from getting pregnant:

  • Damaged Fallopian Tubes: Pelvic inflammatory disease can cause inflammation in the fallopian tubes and damage or block them. It can also be the result of a sexually transmitted disease. A blocked fallopian tube will not allow the egg to reach the uterus from the ovaries and hence does not allow you to get pregnant.
  • Hormones: Hormonal changes can prevent the ovaries from releasing eggs and can also thicken the lining of the uterus. Excessive stress and a sudden change in weight can disrupt the production of the follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone leading to irregular or absent periods.
  • Cervical and Uterine Trouble: This includes abnormalities like fibroids and polyps in the uterus and abnormally shaped uterus. These fibroids could block the fallopian tubes or interfere with the implantation of the fertilized egg.
  • Endometriosis: This is a condition where the endometrial tissue grows outside the uterus. It can affect the functioning of the ovaries, fallopian tubes and uterus thus interfering with your chances of conceiving a baby.

Treatment: Treatment for infertility depends on how long you've been infertile, age, the cause of infertility and your preferences.

Some of the ways it can be treated are:

  • Fertility Drugs: Fertility drugs are of many types and are often the first step in treating infertility. If the infertility is caused by ovulation disorders, fertility drugs can help regulate or induce ovulation.
  • Surgery: Polyps and fibroids that are preventing pregnancy can be removed surgically to treat infertility triggered by them. It can also be used to treat intrauterine scars.
  • Intrauterine Insemination: This involves the placement of healthy sperm cells directly in the uterus and is timed to match the release of eggs from the ovaries. This can be used in combination with fertility drugs.
  • Assisted Reproductive: In vitro fertilization (IVF) is the most common assisted reproductive technique. This involves collecting eggs and sperm from the women and man and fertilizing the egg with the sperm cells in a laboratory. This fertilized embryo is then implanted in the uterus. 
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I am 60 years old and have multi nodular goitre what is the best course of action. Is surgery a solution.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
If there r obstructive symptoms, surgery will help other wisw try medicine and radio active iodine good luck.
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I am 23 year old female. I have diabetic problem. Please tell me how can I put on my weight. I have a very weak personality. What type of meal should I take? Any recommendations for proteins.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I am 23 year old female. I have diabetic problem. Please tell me how can I put on my weight. I have a very weak perso...
Follow these best methods to easily gain weight and get a healthy body - * to gain weight, first take a diet rich with proteins and fats. You should take high calories food that increase your muscle mass and induce growth in bones. Follow the diet chart in your daily life to fastly gain weight * in morning, take a glass of milk added with 2 teaspoons of bournvita or complan powder with breakfast. * after 2 hours of breakfast, take 2 bananas or a bowl of boiled soyabeans. To increase your hunger & proper digestion of food - take 10 gms powder of carom seeds (ajwain, 10 gm powder of cumin (jeera), 10 gm of rock salt. Mix them well and take 1/2 teaspoon (3-5 gm) of mixture daily after lunch * in lunch time, take 1 bowl of curd or 100 gm of cheese, a bowl of vegetable, with chapattis. You can take 2 bowl of careals (moong/chana daal) on the place of curd or cheese. * in evening, take 1 glass of milk (300 ml) with 10-12 pieces of dry fruits or 3-4 pieces of dates (khajoor). * in night, take a bowl of careals (daal, a bowl of salad with chapattis. 3. In morning, get up early and take awalk for 10-15 minutes and exercise light weight exercises for at least 30 minutes at home or gym. Exercise is very important so that muscles gain mass from the heathy diet. 4. For proper weight, proper sleep is very important. So you should sleep for 6-8 hours daily. 5. Avoid smoking & alcohol drinkg completely. I assure you that you definitely gain weight fastly by following them. Be healthy
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What are the clinical manifestation of parkinsonism, The person also have diabetes mellitus, hypertension, chronic kidney disease and congestive heart failure.

MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Kangra
What are the clinical manifestation of parkinsonism,
The person also have diabetes mellitus, hypertension, chronic ki...
parkinsonism mainly manifest as slowness due to increased muscle tone..patient has slowness in walking slowness in eating..he or she has generalised bodyaches, heaviness in body. facial expressions decreases so much dat face appears as mask....most important feature is tremulousness of the limbs tremors will first appear in one limb then progress to involve other limbs...slowly slowly body become rigid and patient has difficulty in walking..and later on patient can become bed bound...
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