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Dr. Rashmi N.P

Endocrinologist, Chennai

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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. Rashmi N.P is an experienced Endocrinologist in Royapuram, Chennai. She is currently practising at M.V. Hospital for Diabetes & Diabetes Research Centre in Royapuram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Rashmi N.P on Lybrate.com.

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hello Doctor! Please Tell Me What To Eat When Suffering From BLOOD SUGAR? And What To DO?

BHMS
Homeopath, Lucknow
hello Doctor! Please Tell Me What To Eat When Suffering From BLOOD SUGAR? And What To DO?
Dear lybrate-user, avoid potato, sugar, rice from your diet. Take green leafy vegetables, salad, etc. Take morning walk daily. Thanks.
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Dear Doctor, I am 50 years old and a diabetic for the last 15 years. My HbA1c levels are reduced to 5.3 recently (earlier it was 8.2, when I used only tablets) due to the use of Insulin Apidra @ 8 units 3 times and 18 units of Lantus, one time during night, along with glycomet 850 SR, 3 times a day (Since 6 Months) Should I reduce my Insulin units? Please advise.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Dear Doctor,
I am 50 years old and a diabetic for the last 15 years. My HbA1c levels are reduced to 5.3 recently (ear...
Kindly mention your recent fasting and pp blood sugar levels and revert back to me for further assistance. Dr. Surbhi agrawal consultant physician and diabetologist.
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I am a male, 32, 5 feet, blood group B+ve, no medication, high uric acid in blood, working in BPO night shifts. Please suggest if I can take wheat made chapatis or not as any have told me not to eat chapatis. Also suggest how much water should I drink according to my blood group. I take at least 4 litres of water a day.

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am a male, 32, 5 feet, blood group B+ve, no medication, high uric acid in blood, working in BPO night shifts. Pleas...
Hye. Thankyou for the query. Unless you have a medical condition that calls for a restriction, there is no reason why you should stop eating chapati. Water intake does not depend on your blood group. Water intake depends on many factors like activity level, season, food intake, disease condition if any etc. Best way to ensure good intake of water is to sip on water through the day. You can be assured that you are taking enough water when the urine you pass is colourless (unless you are taking any medication or had fruits like beetroot). Also do not wait to be dehydrated and severely thirsty to have water. Ideally at least try to have at 2-3 liters of water per day (as long as you don't have any medical condition that needs restriction). Stop alcohol and smoking. Avoid skipping meals. Do not eat excessive amounts of non vegetarian foods. Since you work night shifts and have high uric acid levels, it will help to go for a personalised diet consultation.
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Hi, She is 53years old. She is an thyroid patient. And she gets frequent pain under the foot. Somewhat bearable pain. She gets this pain while getting up from bed and placing foot on the floor. And Might get this pain after eating too. Please Suggest remedies. And why is it happening like that? Thank you:)

M. sc Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Hi, She is 53years old. She is an thyroid patient. And she gets frequent pain under the foot. Somewhat bearable pain....
Here you didn't mention her weight & height proportion. If she is under more wt, also due to her age factor also, chances r there to get arthritic pains. Here if she doesn't have any other joint pains other than this foot, then it might b due to her weight . If it in the case, she can try taking (homeopathic medicine) rhus. Tox 200 potency daily 2-3 times (5-8 pills at a time, has to chew n swallow without water) for 1 week n let her observe the progress n let me know.
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I am 27 years old man and im suffering fron joint pain at my ankle joint in my left leg I have done all x-ray and blood reports result is I have 9.5 uric acid in my body and im taking medicine but still im not well please help me out.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am 27 years old man and im suffering fron joint pain at my ankle joint in my left leg I have done all x-ray and blo...
Dear lybrate user, protein is one of the most vital nutritional substances which are required for human body. Almost every high protein diet contains purine. This purine produces uric acid on oxidation. Excess uric acid is accumulated at the joints of human beings as urate salts. This accumulation of urate salts lead to pain & swelling of those affected joints & this condition is clinically known as gout. You should avoid high protein rich diet like mutton, chicken, beef, eggs, sea fish, spinach, garden pea, tomato, lentils etc. Also you need to take homoeopathic mother tincture urtica urens q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water. This medicine will help to dissolve the accumulated excess urate salts from the joints.
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I am a 21 year old girl, I have thyroid for the past 8 years. Tsh is 11.4 now and my antibody is 324.1 what does it indicate. Will it cause any problem during pregnancy?

Critical Care Training, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
It mean you r having hashinoto thyroiditis. Just take thyroxibe tablet according to tsh level. Currently on what dose it is 11.4? r you having neck swelling? don't worry for pregnancy, will advise you regarding same.
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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
Ayurveda, 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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R e. G. I am a 25yr old male and have backache f I am 54 suffering from hyper thyroidism for past 30 yrs. Presently my TSH is about 60. I am also suffering from high BP. Pse suggest me.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
R e. G. I am a 25yr old male and have backache f
I am 54 suffering from hyper thyroidism for past 30 yrs. Presently m...
dear first u have HYPOTHYROIDISM not hyper..secondly with eltroxin 100 if u have tsh 60 then either u r missing doses of eltroxin or this is underdosage for u ..i think probably u r missing some dose...and why have u stopped antihypertensive medications?? these are required to be taken lifelong...eltroxin is to be taken empty stomach in the morning without a miss of even a single day..get back to me with latest tsh report and proper reason ....
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Ayurvedic Herbs That Help You In Relieving Thyroid

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
Ayurvedic Herbs That Help You In Relieving Thyroid

Situated in the neck, the thyroid gland plays an important role in the body– it produces hormones required for regulating growth. Through its role, the thyroid gland influences most metabolic processes in the body. Problems of the thyroid gland can range from simple conditions such as goiter (enlargement of the thyroid glands) to something as fatal as cancer. The most common thyroid problem is the abnormal production of hormones.

Overproduction of hormones by the thyroid gland results in ‘hyperthyroidism’ whereas underproduction of hormones causes ‘hypothyroidism’. It is necessary to take steps to deal with thyroid problems as their complications can be severe at times.

Ayurveda is a time honored system of medicine, the treatments of which have holistic healing properties. Ayurvedic treatments are free from side effects as they do not contain synthetic ingredients. In case of thyroid problems, Ayurvedic remedies focus on balancing the production of hormones. The various doshas in the body – kapha, vata and pitta are balanced, so as to promote overall wellbeing.

The various Ayurvedic herbs that help with addressing thyroid problems are –

  1. Ashwagandha: Ashwagandha is a very widely used herb in Ayurvedic medicine due to its numerous benefits. It has anti-oxidizing properties which calm the brain and strengthen the immune system. It helps relieve symptoms of fatigue and inability to focus, both being indicators of thyroid problems.

  2. Bacopa: Bacopa is a herb that is extremely beneficial for the overall health of the nervous system. It helps you focus better while boosting memory capacity. It also helps in controlling and reducing inflammation.

  3. Black Walnut: Black walnut is rich in magnesium that helps in proper functioning of the thyroid gland, a deficiency of which causes thyroid problems.

  4. Bugleweed: A herb that is effective in treating cold and cough, bugleweed also has beneficial effects on the thyroid gland. It is often used as a sedative or an astringent.

  5. Coleus: Coleus is a herb that is rich in anti-oxidants, which help in minimizing free radical damage in the body. It helps in improving the functioning of the thyroid gland and also helps in the treatment of certain cardiovascular disorders.

  6. Echinacea: A herb that strengthens the immune system of the body, Echinacea plays a vital role in preventing thyroid problems. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ayurveda and ask a free question.

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What are the medicines to prevent diabetes? How much time it takes for proper wellness?

FACE, FEDM, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Bangalore
What are the medicines to prevent diabetes? How much time it takes for proper wellness?
There are many medications oral drugs and insulin to control diabetes. There is no medication to prevent diabetes or time limit for wellness. That is obtained by healthy diet, exercise and monitoring blood glucose. Medication. The treatment is individualised.
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Sir my mother suffers from blood pressure and diabetes.so, What should we do to prevent this.?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir my mother suffers from blood pressure and diabetes.so, What should we do to prevent this.?
She needs to take food with low glycemic index value and less of salt and sugar and take medication on time.
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I am having thyroid since March 2016. Don't want to take any allopathic medicine. Putting on weight. Kindly help me.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am having thyroid since March 2016. Don't want to take any allopathic medicine. Putting on weight. Kindly help me.
Lybrate-user, if any one has hypothyroidism, then only way to treat it is to take thyroxine hormone as a replacement. The condition occurs due to deficiency of thyroxine hormone produced by thyroid gland. This hormone is required for development and functioning of brain on day to day basis. Plus it is necessary for multiple metabolic activities in the body. If not provided (as tablets of thyroxine) then considerable problems occur including weight gain, slow heart rate, tired feeling, early fatigue, lack of interest, dry hair, dry skin and hair fall, difficulty in speech, inability to concentrate, swelling of face and lower limbs, irregular periods and excess flow, irritability, anxiety and depression. Only remedy for this is taking thyroixine tablets for life time. There are no other options. Choice is yours. Thanks.
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Uncontrollable diabetic - age 42 - suffering from at the age of 33 - insulin - 26 at morning and 16 at night

CCMTD, CCEBDM, C.Diabetology, American Diabetes Association, DOMS, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Dear you need complete evaluation with diabetologist as you seems to be having high dose of insulin. And at your age of 42 if right control is not achieved than you will increase your chances of getting complication.
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Hi Blood sugar 130 fasting n three months' average-7. 20(lal path). Please. Suggest

MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Panchkula
Your blood sugar levels suggest that you are a diabetic. You need medical treatment in addition to dietary measures and regular exercise.
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My father is of around 55 years old he have many acute disease one of them is sugar so what should the way to control. Sugar level.

MBBS, MD, FAIIDR
Diabetologist, Vadodara
My father is of around 55 years old he have many acute disease one of them is sugar so what should the way to control...
Sugar can be controlled by proper and balanced diet as prescribed by his dietitian according to his requirement, regular exercise, and medications prescribe by his doctor. There are no shortcuts for it.
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I have a diabetes problem before 3 years and some times it goes to high so tell me that how I can remove this problem from my life.

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh
I have a diabetes problem before 3 years and some times it goes to high so tell me that how I can remove this problem...
Diabetes is a very diverse condition and eery diabetic differs from other diabetics in one or many ways. However, the good thing about diabetes is that it can be controlled in an effective manner. You just need proper guidance on diet, exercises and lifestyle changes. Connect with me on lybrate to know more about the carb-intake, insulin monitoring and other important things.
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Suffering from hyperthyroidism from last 8 months. Taking med like neomercazole 10. Veloz l etec. Not getting any result.

DNB, DM - Endocrinology, MD
Endocrinologist, Chennai
Please provide further details on how graves/ hyperthyroidism diagnosed and current dose. In rare patients who do not respond to drugs, rai ablation is the best option.
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My mother aged 45 just couple of days back fell sick n sugar rose to 270 and after the tests the results showed that she has got diabetes. Ever since the news she has been feeling stressed and tensed about her health and so am I worried. What should be done since its the initial stage can something be done to prevent it from increasing. What measures must be taken to prevent it from spreading. Request you all for a proper guidance.

fellowship in diabetes, Professional Training in Mind Body Medicine, MS, MBBS
Bariatrician, Ahmedabad
My mother aged 45 just couple of days back fell sick n sugar rose to 270 and after the tests the results showed that ...
This is a lifestyle related issue and it can be surely treated with intensive lifestyle modification program. There is a general approach and a specific approach as per individual patients metabolic profile. Try this general approach (see below) for 4 weeks. If this works then continue. If this is not enough then revert for further assessment and customized approach. By customised approach we can attempt to reverse her diabetes and achieve excellent sugar control without medication. 1. Do not eat anything sugary or sweet. Zero sweetness in diet. 2. Eat plenty of salad in lunch and dinner along with other foods. 3. Do not drink any liquid calorie like cola or fruit juices. 4. Continue brisk walks or jogging for 45 - 60 minutes every day.
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I am suffering from thyroid and this time I am taking thyrox 125mg. I was checked my blood before 3 months. That time my T4 was exceeded.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am suffering from thyroid and this time I am taking thyrox 125mg. I was checked my blood before 3 months. That time...
take iodine -rich meals, banana, intake at least 8 glass of water in day. eat more fiber rich foods, coconut oil, green tea, tyrosine -rich foods, low fat milk, avoid soya - products, go for walk daily, do exercises---yoga. It can reduced over weight.
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Hai sir. For me thyroid is there. Daily I used thyroid tablets. Now it is in normal stage. Can you tell me is there any affect for my pregnancy?

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Hai sir.   For me thyroid is there. Daily I used thyroid tablets. Now it is in normal stage. Can you tell me is there...
thyroid hormones are vital for brain development of child. it has been found that they play vital role in brain development during organogenesis (1st trimester of pregnancy) . it is advisable to maintain TSH <2.5 before conception and through out pregnancy for hypothyroid mother
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