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My aunt is 60 years of age and she is suffering from high cholesterol levels and thyroid problem. What should her diet and health routine consists of?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My aunt is 60 years of age and she is suffering from high cholesterol levels and thyroid problem. What should her die...
High cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines . you should be avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Drink more water, 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, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Tests every 3 to 6 months.
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I am 45 years having sometimes severe pain just below right ribs, nothing found in ultrasound except fatty liver, don, t want to take medicine ,started walk and some exercises, Please also advise for high uric acid diet and precautions,

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Mysore
I am 45 years having sometimes severe pain just below right ribs, nothing found in ultrasound except fatty liver, don...
Dear lybrate-user warm greetings, weight loss with appropriate diet and regular exercises should take care of your problems. It seems like a strech pain of your fatty liver radiating to the area mentioned. For controlling uric acid - switching over to vegetarian diet, avoid bakery products, pulses and high protein content foods shall be regulated heavily. Avoid tomatoes, cabbage, carrot. More on fruits and plenty of water also helps in reduction of uric acid. Abstinence from alcohol and smoking is a must. Have a good day and healthy times ahead, please come back to me if you have any issues. Also donot forget to report the results of the advices later.
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I am a male, 61 years. I have diabetes since 15 years and on insulin. The sugar level is under control. For the past 10 days, I have acute flatulence and constipation. I tried just about every treatment that includes taking Fibril, a few ayurvedic medicines that include triphala, gasex etc. I find no relief. No pain in the abdomen. Can you prescribe anything for fast relief? Thanks.

Masters in Human Nutrition and Nutraceuticals
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Madurai
I am a male, 61 years. I have diabetes since 15 years and on insulin. The sugar level is under control. For the past ...
Hi. Go for home remedies. Always home remedies are best without any side effects. Boil ginger and cumin seeds in water. Extract the water and have it warm. U can hav it thrice in a week. If you hav asafoetida. Take little of it and consume it with hot water. Take lemon juices with salt, guava. For better results during constipation. If it is not responding consult your doctor.
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This question for my sister she is 25 year old, she had thyroid problem. how to cure it? Please help.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
This question for my sister she is 25 year old, she had thyroid problem. how to cure it? Please help.
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.
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Hello doctor. I am a 20 years old non married girl. I am having a hypothyroid and also protein is very high in my body but the problem is that there is lack of calcium and also I want to loose my weight kindly provide me with the best diet plan that is rich in calcium and helps me to control my thyroid, protein and fats too.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hello doctor. I am a 20 years old non married girl. I am having a hypothyroid and also protein is very high in my bod...
Foods to Eat Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, including: Antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables: 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, but ask your doctor beforehand.
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I am diabetic now my fasting 153 & creatinine 1.2 in urine pus cells 8-10/HPF Pptasium 5.7.pl give suggestion.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am diabetic now my fasting 153 & creatinine 1.2 in urine pus cells 8-10/HPF Pptasium 5.7.pl give suggestion.
Mr. lybrate-user, Presence of pus cells signifies urinary tract infection. That needs to be treated with a course of appropriate antibiotic. Potassium is moderately high, needs to be reduced. We have to look at total treatment being taken and the diet. Plus it is important to control blood glucose level effectively, with fasting around 100 mg, PP 150 to 160 mg & HbA1c% <6.8. Thanks.
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Everyday I give insulin to my mother. Yesterday after giving her insulin by mistake I pricked my finger with the same needle with a drop of blood flowing from my finger. Is there any thing to worry about? Can that cause diabetes in me? Please answer.

MD - Diabetology, CCEBDM, CCMTD
Diabetologist, Aurangabad
Everyday I give insulin to my mother. Yesterday after giving her insulin by mistake I pricked my finger with the same...
Just be sure she is not suffering from hepatitis B or C. If not then just take inj T intramuscular If yes which is very rare. You need to take treatment And BTW diabetes is not communicable it does not spread by needle injury but if you remain sedentary n don't exercise regularly there are chances you may get diabetes due to family history.
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I am 46 old Male guy working as Engineer. Recently I did blood test due to the numbness in foot bottom. With fasting my sugar was 130 and after fast break it was 180. I am a pure vegetarian, no hobbits like Cigarette, alcohol etc. Even my hereditary no body was diabetic. I know to improve my diet and lifestyle. Apart from it, I wish to know which ayurvedic (home made or readily available in market as medicine) to be used to improve my insulin and bring back my sugar level to below normal. Do the needful With Regards

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 46 old Male guy working as Engineer. Recently I did blood test due to the numbness in foot bottom. With fasting ...
Mr. Lybrate-user, fasting above 126 mg is diagnostic of diabetes. Similarly after food >200 mg. Your pp level is less than 200 mg. So better get hba1c% checked, if that is above 6.5%, then diabetes confirmed. If diabetes is confirmed, then there is no other option than taking appropriate anti diabetes medicine, to control blood sugar level. Unfortunately there are no home remedies or other treatments available to treat diabetes. Lifestyle changes will also be needed. You will have to stop taking sweets, avoid deep fried foods, junk foods, pastries and other bakery items like white bread, no sweetened aerated drinks, avoid fructose corn syrup containing products, highly processed food products. Consume more of green leafy vegetables, salads and permitted fruits. Avoid alcohol and smoking totally. T2 diabetes does have familial spread, but can come without that too. Over weight and inactivity and junk food are main contributors. Thanks.
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I am 42 years old male. I am diabetic patient and also suffer from gastritis. Endoscopy done 2 times in 10 months. H. Pilory seen in report. Sugar ppbs 150 Gastroenterologist give pantodac, moza5, perinorm, antacid syrup. But gas problem suddenly start in my body and I have only way to hospitalized. Doctor gives that inj lika pantropzole, lesuride and relax me. So tell me what do further assistance me.

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
Sexologist, Sri Ganganagar
I am 42 years old male. I am diabetic patient and also suffer from gastritis. Endoscopy done 2 times in 10 months. H....
PLEASE CHANGE YOUR EATING HABITS CHEW FOOD AND EAT SLOWLY BLAND DIET SMALL FRQUENT MEAL MUST BE PRINCIPLE OF LIFE.
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My mother is 84 years old, is under severe depression. She is presently having Dayo-OD (250 mg) - 1BD, Tolaz MD 2.5 mg, Censpram 10 mg.advice on this please

M. S. in Psychotherapy and Counselling
Psychologist, Jaipur
My mother is 84 years old, is under severe depression. She is presently having Dayo-OD (250 mg) - 1BD, Tolaz MD 2.5 m...
hi, I can understand your feelings. I think here your mother's age to be blamed for her depression. In India most of the senior citizens just leave the hope for living because of their weak physical health and thus make themselves mentally and physically weak too. Try to make her happy by providing the atmosphere which she likes. You may invite someone whom she likes to talk to. Provide her with the food which she likes. Don't restrict her to eat . let her move on her own just keep an eye so that she doesn't fall. Put some nice music which she enjoys. Take her to the places like temple or satsang where she used to go when she was well. Tell other family members also to talk to her nicely. Take photographs with her. In short do all the activities which include laughter and happiness. Best wishes for you. regards Sunita
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What are best way to control diabetic if the sugar level is at 210 with fast & After fasting 300 mcg, What remedies should be taken.

MBBS, MD
Endocrinologist, Delhi
What are best way to control diabetic if the sugar level is at 210 with fast & After fasting 300 mcg, What remedies s...
Avoid sugar, jagary,honey, sweets,sweet fruits like banana, grapes,mangoe and cheeku. Regular exercise, yoga and meditaion also advised. If not controlled wiuth diet and exercise then take medicine as advised by your doctor.
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Umesh is diabetic my question is, is it ok to take only ayurvedic medicine for diabetic?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra for piles,pilonidal sinus and fistula management , Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate in Diabetes update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Umesh is diabetic my question is, is it ok to take only ayurvedic medicine for diabetic?
At age of 32 years if you just considering for control its like crime of low aim! consider for reversal with your diet, exercise n ayurvedic approach of detox n rasayan therapy.
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Hello, I am having thyroid disorder and daily in empty Stomach I take thyronorm 100 in morning. I want to ask is it ok if I drink one glass of water with thyronorm. Or should I take just a sip of water with my medicine. How much water should I take with thyronorm medicine to work properly in my body. Thanks.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Drinking water with tablets is fine. Only thing to be remembered is not take any food for 1 and half hours and other medications like iron, calcium etc for at least 4 hours. Thanks.
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I am 48 years old, I suffering diabetes, what should I take diet? Pl`z give me diet chart, sugar level 200 fasting.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am 48 years old, I suffering diabetes, what should I take diet? Pl`z give me diet chart, sugar level 200 fasting.
DIET CHART FOR DIABETES 1200 PER DAY FOOD ITEM AMOUNT PROTEIN (g) CALORIES (kcal) EARLY MORNING Fenugreek seeds with 1 cup of water - - - Tea (without sugar) 1 cup 4 35 Marie Biscuits 2 1 56 BREAKFAST Stuffed methi or palak or 2 small 7 200 lauki paratha Curd 1 cup 3 30 OR Egg white or Paneer Bhurji 1 medium bowl 6 130 Plain roti 2 small 3 150 OR Vegetable poha or upmarket or oats or daliya 1 soup bowl 4.5 230 MIDMORNING Apple or guava or orange 1 - 40 LUNCH Salad 10 mins before lunch 1 medium bowl 1 30 Capsicum+gobhi veg 1 medium bowl 1 85 Dal 1 soup bowl 6 130 Phulka without ghee 2 6 175 EVENING Milk or green tea or herbal tea or lemon water 1 cup 2 35 Roasted chana or Muri 1 cup 5 85 DINNER Salad 10 min before meal Phulka without ghee 2 Lauki veg 1 cup 2 85 Curd 1 cup 3 30 LATENIGHT Skim milk (no sugar) 1 glass 4 120 This sample 1200 Calorie Indian Diet Plan For Diabetes, will provide you with an idea of what an ideal 1200 Calorie Indian Diet Plan For Diabetes looks like. Although you must understand that this is just a generalized 1200 calorie Indian diet plan for diabetes, it may or may not suit your  goal as there are chances your body requirements will be different.
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My age is 53 and I am a female. I'm a patient of diabetes and thyroid. Please suggest me the fruits and vegetables which can help me control above mentioned diseases as. I want to cure it naturally. I've heard zinc helps maintain hormone levels in body. And my disease is also a hormonal one. Is all that true? Also suggest what are the minerals required to cure my problems.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
My age is 53 and I am a female. I'm a patient of diabetes and thyroid. Please suggest me the fruits and vegetables wh...
1. Thyroid - No diet can cure this problem. You have to take medicine for life. 2. Diabetes - Eat whole grain food/grains like ragi, wheat, jowar instead of refined grains like maida/ sooji/ white bread etc..>> Reduce foods with high GI Index like potato, white rice, banana, mango..>> Avoid all forms of simple sugars like Colas, juices, sweets, cakes, biscuits, pizzas, noodles etc..>> Eat fruits with low/medium GI index like apple, guava, mosambi, orange. Diabetes can be controlled / managed through various measures.
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How You Can Prevent Yourself from Factor that Cause Diabetes

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Pune
How You Can Prevent Yourself from Factor that Cause Diabetes

The pervasiveness of such a serious disorder can be attributed to its growing significance. In the past few decades there has been extensive research in the field of medical science to analyze and control the causes and symptoms of diabetes. This health condition, if unchecked, can lead one to life threatening disorder.

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes refers to a medical condition where a human body fails to produce the required amount of insulin. Insulin is the hormone that carries glucose to your cells. Insulin accelerates a chemical process that signals cells to receive glucose from the blood. Blood derives glucose by breaking down the food you eat; exercise is considered as an inevitable part of daily life as it helps in deriving energy from food by turning it into glucose and a host of other nutrients. A lack of insulin production leads to an accumulation of sugar in your bloodstream thus making you diabetic. Patients of diabetes suffer from upsetting symptoms. In many cases diabetes is so acute that insulin needs to be injected into a patient's body on a regular basis. Timely diagnosis and reliable medical guidance is important for patients of diabetes.

Prevent yourself from these causes: 

  1. Genetics could lead to diabetes. If there has been a family history you should be more cautious.
  2. The kind of food you eat has a severe impact on your health. Irregular food habits, frequent consumption of junk food increases the chance of insulin resistance and diabetes. Hence, medical practitioners advice healthy eating habits as a preventive health measure.
  3. Children these days tend to become couch potatoes as they spend a lot of time watching television. Lack of exercise and subsequent obesity could also trigger diabetes in children and adults.

You may experience the following symptoms

  1. Low insulin production or complete lack of insulin can result in drastic weight loss.
  2. You can feel exhausted from moderate exertion.
  3. You may face vision disorders. Poor eyesight and blurry vision are some of the common symptoms.
  4. Patients suffering from diabetes have the urge to urinate frequently.
  5. Patients suffering from diabetes experience excessive thirst
  6. Sometimes, diabetes patients excessively loose weight
  7. Small wounds and cuts in diabetes patients take more time to heal
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I'm a kidney patient. Can I eat vegetables like tomato, potato, Brinjal, lady's finger etc. My bp is on a higher side and uric acid level is 8.2. Creatinine level is 1.58. Can you suggest a kidney friendly diet ?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I'm a kidney patient. Can I eat vegetables like tomato, potato, Brinjal, lady's finger etc. My bp is on a higher side...
Hi, whether you have early-stage kidney disease or you're on dialysis, you'll likely be advised to limit your phosphorus intake. Nearly every food contains some phosphorus. The best way to limit phosphorus in your diet is to limit foods highest in phosphorus, including fast food, convenience foods and processed foods, which may be full of phosphorus additives. Foods rich in phosphorus: milk, pudding, yogurt, soy milk, nondairy creamers and enriched rice milk, processed cheeses and cheese spreads, ice cream or frozen yogurt, soups made with higher phosphorus ingredients (milk, dried peas, beans, lentils), whole grains, including whole-grain breads, crackers, cereal, rice and pasta, quick breads, biscuits, cornbread, muffins, pancakes or waffles, dried peas (split, black-eyed), beans (black, garbanzo, lima, kidney, navy, pinto) or lentils, processed meats, such as bologna, ham and hot dogs, and meat, poultry or seafood, nuts and seeds, peanut butter and other nut butters, chocolate, including chocolate drinks, colas and pepper-type sodas, some flavored waters, bottled teas, some drink mixes. **********but as your uric acid is slightly high, you should also avoid high protein diet, so consult a nutritionist******
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Can dates be consumed safely be diabetic person? And if yes what is the quantity and for how many days in each week?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Can dates be consumed safely be diabetic person? And if yes what is the quantity and for how many days in each week?
Dates are good, have a lot of benefits, but a person with diabetes should use just a few like 2 to 3 a day that too with excellent glucose control. Thanks.
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I am a diabetes patient. I have consulted a doctor. He suggested me a medicine named BIGOMET SR* 500. Is this right medicine.

MD, MCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
I am a diabetes patient. I have consulted a doctor. He suggested me a medicine named BIGOMET SR* 500. Is this right m...
Dear patient you can try homoeopathy along with conventional medication to cute the disease from roots
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My age is 35 years, my mom and dad didn't had sugar is there any possibility of sugar for me what shall I do to avoid sugar?

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General Physician, Surat
My age is 35 years, my mom and dad didn't had sugar is there any possibility of sugar for me what shall I do to avoid...
yes,there is still chances of sugar. you have to regulate your diet,body weight and do regular excersize. regular blood sugar level check up
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