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Dr. Shashikala

Endocrinologist, Chennai

Dr. Shashikala Endocrinologist, Chennai
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Shashikala is a popular Endocrinologist in Chintadripet, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Shashikala personally at Doc Central in Chintadripet, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shashikala on Lybrate.com.

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How I manage my diabetes? please give a proper answer for this will you give me answer.

CDIABT, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
How I manage my diabetes? please give a proper answer for this will you give me answer.
For diabetes follow a diet low in carbohydrate, low in fat and high in fibre. Walking for 30 mins a day for at least 5 days in a week is recommended. Follow a stress free life.
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Hi. I want to know that. Is there is any perfect cure for diabetes. And is there is any medicine to solve diabetes problem totally from body. If yes then which is that medicine or therapy..

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hi. I want to know that. Is there is any perfect cure for diabetes. And is there is any medicine to solve diabetes pr...
Mr. Lybrate-user, diabetes mellitus is occurring due to either lack of insulin or resistance to its action, so the treatment is to make that hormone available by increasing the secretion from islets of langerhans in pancreas or provide insulin from outside. Insulin is required constantly in the body for glucose, protein and fat metabolism. So it has to be made available daily. Hence there is no cure. It can only be controlled by drugs, diet and exercise.
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Sir I am 45 year old I am having diabetics since last 5 years I am unable to satisfy my partner during intercourse, please help me in diet or any medicines to improve my time of intercourse, or any yoga asanas to help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Sir I am 45 year old I am having diabetics since last 5 years I am unable to satisfy my partner during intercourse, p...
Erectile dys function and premature ejaculation is common in diabetes. Ensure that your diabetes is under control. Erectile dysfunction occurs due to 1. Fatigue, stress, depression, 2. Relationship issues, performance anxiety, 3. Alcohol consumption, smoking, consumption of tobacco, 4. Obesity, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, 5. Thyroid, kidney problem, enlarged prostate, parkinsonism etc 6. Consult doctor to rule out these diseases. 7. Go for regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight 8. Stop smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption9. Take good nourishing diet, plenty of green leafy vegetables, fruits. Take water melon, pomegranate, dark chocaolate 10. Avoid stress, anxiety, physical and mental exertion. Take adequate rest 11. Do yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress12. Topical androgel/testosterone replacement/ zinc supplement can help. 13. Do serum testosterone examination and if low take testosterone injection after consulting physician 14. If no relief consult sex therapist/ sexologist.
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My father is a diabetic patience with high bp. He also have some blockage in heart. Since last few months he is feeling dizziness and feel getting imbalance. We consulted a doctor and after undergoing some test the doctor have said that some minor blockage in the brain veins have been detected and referred some medicine. P.

M.D.(AM), B.A.M.S.(PB)
General Physician,
My father is a diabetic patience with high bp. He also have some blockage in heart. Since last few months he is feeli...
First of all you must have an ecg of heart & ct/mri of brain of your father so that we can make a diagnosis, high bp with dm can create some embolism in brain, so we need these two tests. Then consult me with private consultation, everything will be all right. Ok take care of your father sahib, may he live long.
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I am 49 years old. I am sugar patient. My sugar level hb1ac is 7. Fasting 128 and pp180.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 49 years old. I am sugar patient. My sugar level hb1ac is 7.
Fasting 128 and pp180.
For a diabetic patient under medicine, fasting 128/pp 180 and hba1c indicates reasonable good control. Continue medicine and adhere strictly to diabetic diet. Get your blood sugar (fasting&pp) examined 3 monthly and hba1c 6 monthly and consult diabetologist for advice and treatment.
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I, have diabetes from last 14year's. It was in control always but it's going to be race now and losing my sexual capacity also. So please sugest me what should I do? I'm taking gluconorm g1 in morning and glycomet gp0.5 in evening Daily. Each 1.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, CAFE, MMM, M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification, PGCDE, PhD
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I, have diabetes from last 14year's. It was in control always but it's going to be race now and losing my sexual capa...
Hi -happy to help you. I can say that diabetes is biggest problem in india. So not merely sexual capacity but we should think all disorders & prventions. You can go for a 1200- 1400 kcal/day diet plan. No sugar, take gourds more, briown rice, citrus fruits etc. Curd (sour), skim milk, low rice but more whole grains/multi grains, low fried foods, no out side junk, best all home made foods, no stress, yoga/ exercises help more.
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International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
HYPOTHYROIDISM




Homeopathic remedies and homeopathy treatment for Hypothyroidism.

Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the body lacks sufficient thyroid hormone. Since the main purpose of thyroid hormone is to “run the body’s metabolism”, it is understandable that people with this condition will have symptoms associated with a slow metabolism.

Hypothyroidism – CAUSE

There are two fairly common causes of hypothyroidism. The first is a result of previous (or currently ongoing) inflammation of the thyroid gland which leaves a large percentage of the cells of the thyroid damaged (or dead) and incapable of producing sufficient hormone. The most common cause of thyroid gland failure is called autoimmune thyroiditis (also called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis), a form of thyroid inflammation caused by the patient’s own immune system. The second major cause is the broad category of “medical treatments”. As noted on a number of our other pages, the treatment of many thyroid conditions warrants surgical removal of a portion or all of the thyroid gland. If the total mass of thyroid producing cells left within the body are not enough to meet the needs of the body, the patient will develop hypothyroidism.
Hypothyroidism – SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

Fatigue
Weakness
Weight gain or increased difficulty losing weight
Coarse, dry hair
Dry, rough pale skin
Hair loss
Cold intolerance (can’t tolerate the cold like those around you)
Muscle cramps and frequent muscle aches
Constipation
Depression
Irritability
Memory loss
Abnormal menstrual cycles
Decreased libido
Hypothyroidism – HOMEOPATHIC TREATMENT & Medicines

Homeopathy offers good prognosis to cases of hypothyroidism. Medicines like Calcare phos, Calcarea carb, Lapis alb, Iodium, Thyroidinum, Spongia, Lycopus, Calcarea iod etc are often found indicated in cases of hypothyroidism.

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I am facing the problem of generating uric acid in my body due to which I am having regular pain in my toes. (I m consuming liquor on daily basis)

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
take tab febutaz 1tab od for 15 days, avoid protein diet, milk and its product, paneer, cheese, non veg etc.drink 3-4 liter of water daily, morning walk for 1 hr daily, it will help you. thanks reduce liquor consumption
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Hi I am 35 years male n I have diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney damage and I have not able to make relationship with my wife bcz of erectile dysfunction, so pls help me with any medication or what I can do for that bcz I recently got married.

Diploma in Diabetology, P.G. Diploma in Health Science (Diabetology), Certificate Course in Evidence based Diabetes Management -, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Thane
Hi I am 35 years male n I have diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney damage and I have not able to make relationsh...
Dear lybrate-user, I can feel your anxiety and concern. Having multiple disorders require many medicines to be prescribed for each of the disorder. Diabetes can cause erectile dysfunction and many medicines can also lead to erector dysfunction. Also stress and depression associated with chronic multiple disease can contribute or cause erectile problems. It'll be prudent on your part to consult the doctor personally after letting him know proper history. This way he can help you better.
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Am 52y old Diabetic since 2010, (125FBS 215PP) can I consume Fruits like apple, Orange and papaya in limited quantity?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Am 52y old Diabetic since 2010, (125FBS 215PP) can I consume Fruits like apple, Orange and papaya in limited quantity?
Your sugar levels need to be more in control and small amount of fruit is okay but suga control need to be proper.
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I am diabetic since 1998. My age is 65, blood sugar about 130 fasting, and about 200 after meal. At present I take glypride 2mg bd, roimet 850, bd, poiz 15 od. Now I have ed problem pl advice. Blood test done on 04/04/2015. Hba1c is 6. 6%, average blood sugar is 143 my bilirubin total is 0. 97, bilirubin direct is 0. 3. Is it high. Bilirubin indirect is 0. 67. Pl analyze above report and suggest

Critical Care Training, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hello, your sugar levels are pretty much under control and your billirubin is also normal. Let me know sgot & sgpt values also if your concern is liver injury from medicines for diabetes. Revert back if any other query.
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Dear Doctor, My mother is 76 years old. She is usually very agile, workaholic from the time I had seen her. She takes care of cooking & other household work till now. Her daily routine is: Gets up at 4.30 am in the morning, goes out for walking by 5.00 am. Walks between 30 - 40 minutes. Comes back - does meditation for 20 min; then does Yoga for 30 minutes. By the time she finishes all this it will be around 6.30 am. Then she goes to Kitchen and does breakfast and lunch for my wife and children - as they get ready to go to their work. Goes back to bed around 11.00 pm. Till she retires to bed, she is almost doing some work in the house. Maybe takes 1 hr rest in the noon time. Coming to her health issue: She has been diagnosed for diabetes for the past 4 years and is taking Glycomet GP1 - one tab in the morning and one at night; Her sugar reading taken a couple of days back reads: Fasting: 189 and PP 196. Her food habits: Breakfast: 3 idli or 2 chapattis or 2 doses. Lunch: Rice with some dal and vegetables and 1 green; Dinner: 2 chapattis; Upuma or Kichadi. Eats a piece of apple and guava and some dry fruits and nuts. Has one glass of milk before going to bed. For the past 6 months she is finding it difficult to walk outside, as her legs are paining. Pain radiates from bottom part of hip till the heels of her both legs. Usually she walks faster than men. Now she is feels her legs are heavy and knees paining as she walks. End of her walk back home, she is sweating and panting for breath; Her question is: She does everything that is recommended and advised by Doctors. Still why would she be having such a problem at her age? What investigations are to be done? Which specialist doctor has she to check about her health issue? Would appreciate your thoughts and advise to my dear mother.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, B.Sc Home Science (hons)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ludhiana
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My mother is 76 years old. She is usually very agile, workaholic from the time I had seen her. She takes...
Hello you need not worry. She needs a change in medications, take her to md Dr. Also take following ingredients and make a powder: almonds - 50 green elaichi - 50 neem leaves dry - 50 whole black pepper - 50 bhunna channa - 125 g. Take 1 tsp after breakfast and 1 tsp before dinner. Don't skip breakfast. Sleep for 7-9 hours per night is must for her. Include whole grains, sprouts, seasonal fruits and vegetables, salad vegetables like cucumber, kakri, onion, tomato etc. Include green tea 4-5 times a day. Thank you.
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Hi I am a diabetic and under insulin control. Need to know that I take viagra 50 gm twice or thrice a week b4 doing sex with my wife, will it have any negative effect on my sexual life or health on its regular use.

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Hi I am a diabetic and under insulin control. Need to know that I take viagra 50 gm twice or thrice a week b4 doing s...
no, but consult with your doctor before taking such medicines. your problem needs evaluation ,as it can be corrected with proper diagnosis. try to find a permanent solution for your problem ,as you are young
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Hi doc, I m afraid about diabetes disease because nowadays it's common disease for everyone. But I'M not fatty nor m lazy. I used to walk 5 to 8 km daily and avoid public transport. So do you think this is a best habit for me to keep this disease away from me forever.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hi doc, I m afraid about diabetes disease because nowadays it's common disease for everyone. But I'M not fatty nor m ...
Daily walking is a very good habit. You are also maintaining your weight. chances of getting Diabetes is less for you. However avoid excess sweets, soft drink, high calorie diet and carbohydrates. Get your Blood sugar tested every year as a routine screening test. Consult for further advice.
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I have multiple complaints as below. I have border line diabetes now. How to prevent myself from this diabetes and what is the food structure I should follow. (i am vegetarian) I have swelling on prostate and I am urinating slowly. Presently I am taking alopathy medicine and it is making me dry orgasm. During sex I couldn't feel satisfied due to this medicine. At the beginning it is making me erectile dysfunction also. I am also having cholestrol (triglyceride) level high. I do have lower back pain for many years due to regular long two wheeler drive. Could you please advise me for the above problems. I am always feeling tried and I couldn't concentrate on my work properly and I am loosing my business just because of the above problems. I am expecting your merciful guidance. Please.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I have multiple complaints as below. I have border line diabetes now. How to prevent myself from this diabetes and wh...
This is for backache.Once it is cured every thing is likely to fall in order. Rule out diabetes & vit.D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Use no pillow under the head. Kindly take BioD3 Max 1 tab dailyx10 Paracetamol 250mg OD & SOS x5days Do back(spine)/shoulder/knee exercises Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take Do not ignore it.It could be beginning of a serious problem. Contact me again,if needed.
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I have sugar since 1 year which food I should eat can I eat sugar free products. How to maintain sugar level. What is normal level of sugar for person compared to the person having sugar.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have sugar since 1 year which food I should eat can I eat sugar free products.
How to maintain sugar level.
What is...
1. Do regular aerobic exercise for 1 hour daily (brisk walking, jogging, running, swimming, cycling etc) 2. Reduce weight if overweight 3control diet a) avoid sweets, sugar/honey, milk, 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, 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 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 6. Consult diabetologist for advice and treatment diabetic person 1. Normal fasting blood sugar level is 75-115mg/dl and post prandial (2 hour after breakfast/ meal) is <140 mg/dl 2. A person is considered diabetic if fasting blood sugar is>. 140mg/dl and post prandial blood sugar is>200 mg/dl 3. A person havingfasting blood sugar between 115mg/dl to 140mg/dl and post prandial blood sugar between140mg/dl to 200mg/dl is considered to be suffering from igt (impaired glucose tolerance) and is prone to develop diabetis if adequate precaution is not taken.
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Sir I am suffering blood sugar from last 8 month so please a e- mail of best medicine of blood sugar.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear, we need to know all your reports and what medicine r u taking before giving the best medicine to u.
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I am diabetic from last 15 yr Now I have some problem seems at the time intercourse no hard Ness Early dis charge I'm take drink daily.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am diabetic from last 15 yr
Now I have some problem seems at the time intercourse no hard Ness Early dis charge I'm...
Erectile Dysfunction It occurs due to 1.Fatigue, stress,depression, 2.Relationship issues, performance anxiety, 3.Alcohol consumption, Smoking, consumption of tobacco, 4.Obesity, Diabetes, Hypertension, Heart disease, 5.Thyroid,Kidney problem, ,enlarged prostate,parkinsonism etc 6.Consult doctor to rule out these diseases. 7.Go for regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight 8.stop smoking,tobacco and alcohol consumption 9.Take plenty of green leafy vegetables, fruits 10.Avoid stress,anxiety, physical and mental exertion. Take adequate rest 11. Do yoga, Meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 12.Topical Androgel/Testosterone replacement/ Zinc supplement can help 13. If no relief consult sex therapist/ sexologist
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