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Dr. Sanjay Srinivasan

MBBS

Endocrinologist, Chennai

21 Years Experience
Dr. Sanjay Srinivasan MBBS Endocrinologist, Chennai
21 Years Experience
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Dr. Sanjay Srinivasan is a popular Endocrinologist in Mogappair, Chennai. He has been a practicing Endocrinologist for 21 years. He has done MBBS . You can meet Dr. Sanjay Srinivasan personally at Tharaks Diabetes & Diagnostic Centre in Mogappair, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sanjay Srinivasan and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Tamil Nadu University - 1996
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I am suffering from Diabetes (DM-2) since 1994,and I am taking Tripride-2, Voglitab-0.5,D-fit --BD but since 2-months it's not being controlled, please suggest me.

Diploma - Diploma - OLO - Rhino-Laryngology
Acupuncturist, Indore
Check ur life style n diet n excercise properly use dalchini in warm water u can use methi soaked in water overnight drink it in morning v v effective try to learn acupressure point to get fast result.
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Hi I am a male 42 years old. Leading active life. My uric acid level is 7. 3. How it could be dangerous for my body in future. How to control it through diet?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
If at all your uric acid increases then it usually affects the joints with various complaints and the person has to make sure to increase supplements for vitamin c and e.
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Hi doc kindly suggest me some permanent remedy for diabetes which decreases after medication only is there permanent solution to problem to cure diabetes life long.

P.G.Diploma in dietetics and applied nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Hi doc kindly suggest me some permanent remedy for diabetes which decreases after medication only is there permanent ...
Hi controlling the diet and walks is the best way to stay off the medicines. Include fibre rich foods, complex carbohydrates, more vegetables and protein rich foods. Walking daily will help the body utilise insulin in a better way thanks.
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I am 47 years old having weight 83 kg and height is 182 cms. Recently I got thyroid test done. The reports are: t3:91 t4: 5.9 tsh: 5.82 my t3 and t4 are within normal range but tsh is high. What does it indicate? Does it mean that I can be affected by thyroid disease. Please help and suggest medication. Thanks a lot.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bangalore
I am 47 years old having weight 83 kg and height is 182 cms.
Recently I got thyroid test done.
The reports are: t3:91...
It means that u have hypothyroidism.. Take homoeopathic medicine PITUITARINUM 1M 4pills 4times 4days n give 1 week gap again repeat 4days take 6 courses n again repeat thyroid profile..pituitarinum is advised as tsh is produced from pituitary gland n this particular medicine has a affinity towards affections kf pituitary n it ll help u reduce ur tsh...
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He is having pain at both foot when he stands still with more than 15 minutes or walks more than 1 hour. Pain started from heel then now happening at foot fingers joint and at center of foot. He is having uric acid between 5.6 to 6.4 depending on the food intake and water intake. But relief after taking more than 3 liter of water in a day.

MBBS, MD, DNB, FIPM, FIPP
Pain Management Specialist, Chennai
He is having pain at both foot when he stands still with more than 15 minutes or walks more than 1 hour. Pain started...
Hi lybrate-user, this sounds like plantar fasciitis which is an inflammatory condition of the foot. This can be confirmed by consulting a pain physician/ orthopedician and taking a foot x ray. Simple things that can be done include rest, icing your foot/sole twice a day, orthotic plantar arch supports, elevation of foot in the night on a pillow. Sometimes patients require injections if the conservative management fails. Please confirm diagnosis and proceed.
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Hello, I am 24 years old female, my sugar level is 99 when I checked in lab because I was feeling low. Is there any problem with this glucose level it is post meal. I have diabetes patients in my family so I am really worried about this. Why am I feeling so low?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Hello, I am 24 years old female, my sugar level is 99 when I checked in lab because I was feeling low. Is there any p...
Please No need to worry Please You can avoid diabetes, which is familial in your family by. Go for morning and evening walk daily Do yogasanas and pranayam daily Take salads vegetables juices and soups regularly Avoid ready made sweets,
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What are the main symptoms of diabetes and how it can be cured and what exercise useful to cure it.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
What are the main symptoms of diabetes and how it can be cured and what exercise useful to cure it.
Mr Azad, There are mainly 2 types of diabetes T1 and T2. Most common variety is T2 DM, occurring due to deficiency of Insulin , secreted by beta cells of pancreas or resistance to its action or both. Plus being over weight and inactivity contribute to it. Usually does not cause any symptoms, hence many persons do not come to know they have diabetes. When fully developed may cause excess urination, excess hunger, excess thirst, unexplained tiredness and weight loss. This disease can only be controlled by taking proper drugs or insulin injections. There is no cure for it. Treatment has to be for lifetime. Person has to adapt a modified lifestyle like : taking restricted diet matching ideal body weight, exercising regularly, avoiding too much of sweets, junk foods, pastries, alcohol and smoking. Exercising 1 hour a day, consuming more of green leafy vegetables and salads.
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Health Tip - Understanding Thyroid Cancer

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Health Tip - Understanding Thyroid Cancer

Health News - Understanding Thyroid Cancer

 

The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland at the base of the throat near the windpipe. It produces hormones that help control heart rate blood pressure body temperature and weight. The most common symptom is a neck lump or nodule. If the tumour is large it may cause other symptoms which includes neck or facial pain shortness of breath difficulty in swallowing cough unrelated to cold hoarseness or voice change, having any of these symptoms doesn't mean it is cancer. But if one or more of them is noticed for more than two weeks then a doctor must be seen and an immediate health screening is a must

 

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Addison's Disease - What You Should Know About it

MBBS & Post Graduate course in Diabetology, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), CCEBDM
Endocrinologist, Bangalore
Addison's Disease - What You Should Know About it

While cold and cough are common, diseases like Addison’s disease are rare. It is also known as chronic adrenal insufficiency or hypocortisolism as it is a result of insufficient production of hormones like cortisol and aldosterone by the adrenal glands. This disease can affect men and women of any age.

There are two types of Addison’s disease. These are:

  1. Primary adrenal insufficiency: In this case, the adrenal glands themselves have a problem.
  2. Secondary adrenal insufficiency: If the hormone production in the adrenal glands is restricted by a problem that has started somewhere else like the pituitary gland, for example, it is known as secondary adrenal insufficiency.

Primary adrenal insufficiency is more common of the two. This could be triggered as a result of autoimmune diseases or a long lasting infection such as HIV, tuberculosis and some fungal infections. Cancer can also cause this type of Addison’s disease.

Secondary adrenal insufficiency is usually caused by a problem with the pituitary gland or the hypothalamus as they are responsible for the production of hormones that stimulate the adrenal glands. Damage caused to the pituitary gland by tumors or radiation and surgery can also interfere with hormone production. Prolonged and improper use of steroid hormones can also trigger this condition.

Addison’s disease has a very slow progression and its symptoms develop gradually over time. Some of these symptoms are:

  1. Weight loss and loss of appetite
  2. Extreme fatigue
  3. Hyperpigmentation
  4. Low blood pressure
  5. Craving for salt
  6. Nausea and diarrhea
  7. Pain in the abdomen and joint pains
  8. Irritability
  9. Depression
  10. Loss of body hair and sexual dysfunction in women

Treatment for Addison’s disease involves hormone replacement therapy. This aims at correcting the hormone levels in the body. Hormone replacement therapy includes oral corticosteroids and corticosteroid injections. The dosage of these steroids could vary depending on the situation. For example, the doctor may suggest a temporary high dosage when the patient is in a stressful condition. Along with this, sodium is also recommended especially during the summer months and while exercising. This medication must be taken regularly as skipping a single dose can be dangerous.

In some cases this condition can become life threatening. An addisonian crisis causes a drop in blood pressure, sugar and a spike in potassium levels in the body. This requires immediate medical attention and can be treated with intravenous injections of hydrocortisone, saline solution and sugar. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an endocrinologist..

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I am 50 years old . I am diabetic from last 10 years. Now I have problem of E.D. . Please suggest best medicine to recover.

PG Dip Diet, B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I am 50 years old . I am diabetic from last 10 years. Now I have problem of E.D. . Please suggest best medicine to re...
You are needed to balance your daily diet. If your diet is not balanced, any kinds of medicine will not be able to work properly. So, you are being suggested to consult with a dietitian immediately.
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My husband 15 days ago we found that he is having hypo-thyroid but before 6 months found that he is having high blood pressure. But he always suffers from acidity problem whether there acidity is the cause for BP and thyroid problem. Specify what treatment should be taken and which doctor to refer ?

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Mumbai
There is no relationship between acidity and high BP or hypothyroidism. However, both acidity and hypertension can be aggravated if one is leading a stressful life. You should consult you family physician or a consultant in general (internal) medicine.
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Recently I had joint pain in knee, shoulder. My height is 167cm, weight is 60kg. Doctor advised me to check Serum uric acid. Serum uric acid level-8.7.(fasting. What is the reason behind high uric acid level. What I have to do to maintain uric acid within limit without any medication. To improve weight I am taking 100gms peanut daily. May I continue?

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Recently I had joint pain in knee, shoulder. My height is 167cm, weight is 60kg. Doctor advised me to check Serum uri...
Uric acid is maintained to normal level but homoeopathy. For permanent cure I will like to suggest you homeopathy. The homeopathic medicines are selected after a full individualizing examination and case-analysis, which includes the medical history of the patient, physical and mental constitution etc. For complete cure give detailed history.
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10 Tips To Stay Healthy With Type 1 Diabetes

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
10 Tips To Stay Healthy With Type 1 Diabetes

1-healthy eating having diabetes means learning how to count carbohydrates and how the foods you eat affect your blood sugar. A healthy meal plan also includes complex carbohydrates, protein, fiber (beans, whole grains, fruits and vegetables), lots of green, leafy vegetables, and limited amounts of heart-healthy fats.

2-being active physical activity can help you keep blood sugar levels normal and manage your diabetes. Being active can also improve your mood and reduce your feelings of stress and anxiety.

3-monitoring checking your blood sugar levels regularly gives you information about your diabetes management. Monitoring helps you know when your blood sugar levels are within your target range and helps you to make choices in what you eat and what you do.

4-taking medication obviously, it's important that you take your insulin, but it's vitally important that you understand how much to take in certain situations. This comes from careful monitoring of your blood sugar levels and getting to know the cause and effect between your insulin therapy and your blood sugar levels.

5-problem solving everyone encounters problems with their diabetes control. If/when you have a problem, you need to know how to troubleshoot your self-care. This can include analyzing and evaluating your situation and thinking about what was different from usual that could have affected your blood sugar. It also means coming up with solutions to try, as well as looking at what worked and what didn't. Don't get bitter, get better.

6-reducing risks you can take steps now to lower your risks of developing health problems in the future. Recommendations to reduce your risks and avoid other health problems include: not smoking, seeing you doctor regularly (to check a1c), visiting your eye doctor at least once a year, brushing and flossing daily and seeing your dentist, taking care of your feet, and listening to your body.

7-healthy coping living with diabetes and its daily demands for self-care can be stressful and may negatively impact your self-management. Not only can stress increase your blood sugar levels, but it can contribute to you making poor choices. The good news is there are many healthy ways to cope with stress.

I think this last point is vitally important, and I want to share three options for managing the stress of living with diabetes:

8-be kind to yourself. Do the best that you can do. It's important to feel good about your successes. Give yourself credit when you are successful at managing your blood sugar and don't be overly critical of yourself if you fall short of a goal.

9-seek support from a network of family and friends who you can talk to when you are upset. Seek opportunities to meet other people with diabetes, such as attending support groups or participating in online forums (such as podcasts or tweet chats), so that you won't feel isolated and alone. Talk to a psychologist or other mental health provider who provides diabetes-focused therapy if you feel depressed or overwhelmed.

10.-choose to have a positive attitude, and cultivate it every day, but also accept when you feel down about diabetes. To have occasional negative thoughts is normal; research has shown that acknowledging those thoughts may help people with diabetes keep their blood sugar levels stable. Acknowledge, but don't dwell; living with a negative mindset will limit your ability to cope. The way you think about events can influence your mood, thoughts and actions.

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My mome has age of 48 yrs. .High blood sugar. .which is not constant. .suddenly 500 suddenly 70. .taking insulin 8 unit 3 times. .she is not able to walk since 1 month. .Both lower extremity paralysed now with loss of sensation. .MRI report normal. .plz suggest some treatment.

BHMS, Masters in Homeopathic Remedies, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
My mome has age of 48 yrs. .High blood sugar. .which is not constant. .suddenly 500 suddenly 70. .taking insulin 8 un...
Cephalandra mother tincture daily twice, 15 drops in quarter cup of water. One month. Otherwise, consult a Homoeo physician for better results. All the best. No worries.
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I am 35 yrs old male. My uric acid always increase upto level 7.5. I feel weakness and tiredness. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
Dear , there are many cause of hyperuricemia. But unless symptomatic it does not always require treatment. Symptoms would be like having a very painful and swollen join most commonly the great toe. Try reducing red meat and alcohol even nuts chocolates and spinach. Most people will achieve normal uric acid levels. As for your tiredness and weakness please get you thyroid profile and you fasting sugar levels checked.
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I am 33 year old diabetes patient also have ulcer problem in stomach. Please suggest me a good healthy diet to me.

MD - Medicine
Endocrinologist, Ahmedabad
I am 33 year old diabetes patient also have ulcer problem in stomach. Please suggest me a good healthy diet to me.
Frequent food, less spicy and less oily foods are good for you. Prefer soft normal home food instead of ready to eat fast foods. Avoid fasting or skipping meals.
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I am 60 years old. I am diabetic type II and taking medicines. I have retinopathy also. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 60 years old. I am diabetic type II and taking medicines. I have retinopathy also. What should I do?
We need to control sugar levels with medication exercise and following a diabetic diet and also follow your ophthalmologist advice and we need to take folicacid supplements daily along with statin group of drugs
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Day by day I am going to fatty. Blood sugar and blood pressure is normal. I want to lose my wait.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Una
Day by day I am going to fatty. Blood sugar and blood pressure is normal. I want to lose my wait.
Hello, please take arogyam pure herbs weight loss kit to easily cure your problem without any side effects.
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Insulin - All You Need to Know

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Srinagar
Insulin - All You Need to Know

The first and the most important thing to be cleared is what exactly insulin is. Now we all are well accustomed with the fact that we get the energy to do what we do by eating the food we eat. So how exactly is all this energy generated? That is exactly what is going to be explained in the briefest way possible.

Most carbohydrates contain a type of sugar known as glucose. After we finish eating, the carbohydrates break down into smaller sugar molecules called glucose inside the digestive tract. Pancreas is a gland, which is located somewhere behind the stomach and is the source of all the endocrine functioning. This gland produces a hormone named Insulin. When the glucose molecules are released into our bloodstream, this insulin helps the cells throughout our body to soak up these simple sugar molecules and use them for providing the body with energy. Now that our base is clear, let’s move on to the importance of insulin in our body.

Why it is important?

Insulin helps our body to absorb glucose and provides the body with all the energy to do what it does. Another really important task that insulin does is balance the glucose levels in our blood. As soon as there is extra glucose in our blood-stream, insulin gives a signal in which the excess glucose is stored in the liver for future use, i.e, in situations when blood sugar drops and the body needs an extra energy boost.

Occurrence of diabetes

In a certain turn of events, when the body refuses to use the insulin properly or in worse cases, the body fails to produce enough insulin, diabetes mellitus occurs. Diabetes can be of two kinds:

  • Type 1 - In this case, the immune system destroys all the insulin producing cells, thereby, ceasing the production of insulin. As such, insulin injections are mandatory to maintain blood sugar levels.

  • Type 2 - In this case, the body does not respond well to the instructions of insulin and the sugar level in the body is not regulated. The body in turn produces a lot of insulin in a desperate attempt to improve blood sugar levels. The patients can turn the situation over by changing their food habits and lifestyle and taking certain medications.

For people taking insulin treatment, it is good to note that insulin can be of rapid acting type, short-acting type, long-acting type and intermediate-acting type. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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