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Dr. Snehalatha Sudharsan

Gynaecologist, Chennai

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Dr. Snehalatha Sudharsan is a trusted Gynaecologist in Mylapore, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Snehalatha Sudharsan at Dr. Snehalatha Sudharsan@St.Isabel's Hospital in Mylapore, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Snehalatha Sudharsan on Lybrate.com.

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Hello sir/mam we grow through with iui previous month but my wife get period today so if we again want to do iui how much chances are to get pregnant and what precautions my wife has to take. Please tell me doctors.

MBBS , DGO , FIMAS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Hello sir/mam we grow through with iui previous month but my wife get period today so if we again want to do iui how ...
U should try at least 3 cycles. I hope all other investigations has been done and they are normal or corrected.
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How Do Drugs/Alcohol Hijack Our Kids?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Sexologist, Mumbai
How Do Drugs/Alcohol Hijack Our Kids?

The most commonly encountered two facts about the drug or alcohol use by our addicted kids are drugs/ alcohol are something which they really like those are something which they find really hard to give up. They know that the drug can kill them in a long run, but still they go with the immediate rewards by consuming the drug. The whole addiction thing is about being in the moment and choosing what your brain craves for right now at the expense of other rewards and possibilities. So what we observe is that drug hijacks a person's rational thinking for the long term consequences.


Addiction has to do with changes in the brain that come about gradually, become more and more central, more and more powerful as the time passes by. The drug use becomes the axis of the person, around which the other activities in life takes turn. It takes on the central meaning and role in the person's life in such a way that the most irrational idea about taking the drug or alcohol may seem to the person the most rational in that particular situation, as the drug compromises the person's clear thinking. So yes an addict can make choices for his drug cravings but the way they make choices is the thing we must think about. In an addict the brain does what it needs to do, but in a very non-adaptive way. In simple words addiction hijacks the very parts of the brain that are supposed to fix it.


Craving is the fundamental psychological experience of an addict because of which addiction occurs. Dopamine serves as the fuel for craving and is the common pathway for all kinds of addictions. Natural goodies like the food and sex certainly release dopamine in brain and follow the progression from liking to wanting i. E. Wanting more of those. As per studies, among the natural rewards sex can provide a person with the maximum natural high of upto 200% dopamine levels in brain. But the drugs cause a higher than 200% dopamine levels, which thus is the magic mark for addictive processes to occur. Also with repeated drug use there are changes in the arrangement of the inner landscape of synaptic architecture in brain, such that the thoughts, the images, the memories about the drug use behavior takes over many parts of the cortex of brain and thus the person see the drug cues wherever he gets a dopamine rush, be it with sex or food or social gatherings. Thus dopamine drives the person with a feeling of craving for the drug. Also with repeated dopamine increments of higher than natural amounts, there is maladaptive learning in brain in form of the shrinkage of dopamine cells, decrease in dopamine receptors and depletion of the dopamine stores. Thus the real natural goodies like sex or food are than not able to give a dopamine high and the only way left is to have more drugs. The person becomes impulsive and compulsive in his drug taking behavior. Repetition compulsion feedback loop keeps the person going after the drug use, narrowing the sense of meaningful world for the person. This causes a vicious cycle of incremental drug intake and thus addiction. Dopamine pathways are subdued by chronic drug use and thus the drug addicts are never able to keep up with their promises of staying away from the drug.


But then our brains have enormous reparative capacity and so a lot of the things that drugs do to damage the brain are probably reversible. One of the things that last the longest are the memories associated with drug use and the learning/ operant conditioning that occurs with it. The acute memory of brain over stimulation with drug is captured in amygdale which designates an important part of the instinctual brain i. E. The brain part which can't be controlled. So if a drug related cue is presented to a recovering addict, all that they can remember is the greatest high which they ever had with the drug. Thus the person remains preoccupied and thinks about the drug even when not using it. When this occurs, it is for the lifetime and we can't undo it. Their amygdale are going to light up seeing the drug cues for rest of their lives. This is why we say recovery from drug is a lifelong experience. Studies show a much faster depletion of our brain neurotransmitters by drug use (less than 12 months), than their replenishment in recovery from addiction (5 to 7 years). Thus during recovery an ongoing treatment for the imbalanced brain neurotransmitters and the visible symptoms due to the same is always essential.

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Hello sir, I am 27 years female completed prod course but i am getting period on 40 day is there any problem to conceive i am doing walking and diet controlled my weight is 65 and height is 5'2" is there any problem in conceiving what should I do to have a normal pregnancy please help me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hello sir, I am 27 years female completed prod course but i am getting period on 40 day is there any problem to conce...
Although PCOD is not treatable but many a times during pregnancy nd after delivery PCOD is treated automatically.There r very good nd effective hopmoeopathic medicines which helpss to lessen the effect of PCOD nd also effective in females who wants to conceive.So I will; suggest you to go for homoeopathic treatment.Consult me
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Why be a Vegetarian?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Why be a Vegetarian?
Non-vegetarian foods are not natural for human body and can cause lot of harm in long run such as high cholesterol levels, obesity, blood pressure, heart problems, blood vessels damage and similar many problems, in fact, it is scientifically proved that humans are biologically herbivores (vegetarians), so eating non-vegetarian is against law of nature for human beings. Regarding protein sources, many vegetarian foods provide ample quantity of proteins like lentils, beans, pulses, peas, milk, paneer. Vegetarian foods are best for your overall health. Please make a note the following rule in your daily routine for healthy eating and preventing distress, misery and disease" foods that are too bitter, too sour, salty, hot, pungent, dry and burning are dear to those in the mode of passion. Such foods cause distress, misery and disease" in addition, walk fast for 30 minutes every day or engage in some service every day.

Many Faces of Depression : Could that unexplained headache be Depression?

Fellow Observership, Certificate in Forensic Psychology, MD-Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Akola
Many Faces of Depression : Could that unexplained headache be Depression?
Symptoms of Depression are alarmingly rising in general population.1 in 4 persons today is facing mental health related issues. Symptoms of Depression can be tricky to recognize for lay man let alone general physicians!!
In fact headache and Backache & vague body aches could be a sign of Depression!
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Dr. My wife is pregnant for 5 month and her age is 25 and she is suffering from cough for 5 days please suggest me some medicine syrup of cough used in pregnancy thank you.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Dr. My wife is pregnant for 5 month and her age is 25 and she is suffering from cough for 5 days please suggest me so...
SHe may be infected by a bacteria and need antibiotics and you cannot take any risk in pregnancy . AScoril plus syrup is safe
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How to cure blocked fallopian tube? And if it is blocked then how period is OK (delaying 1 or 2 days)?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
How to cure blocked fallopian tube? And if it is blocked then how period is OK (delaying 1 or 2 days)?
Hello, Blocked tubes are often due to salpingitis and hence to be treated and if hysteroscopic cannulation and recanalisation doesn't help then next best step is IVF. Menses has nothing to do with blocked tubes.Menses do not need tubes to occur.
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I am 18 years old and had sex first time in november 2014. I had regular periods after that. But this month I am not getting my period. Blood test (beta hcg) was 0.100 miu/ml. I am constantly worried about being pregnant. I know this is silly but please help me out. I am not bloated like other six month pregnant ladies but slightly fat. Please tell me am I pregnant? why am I not getting my period? how can I get it asap?

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
An hcg level of less than 5miu/ml is considered negative for pregnancy, and anything above 25miu/ml is considered positive for pregnancy. So you need not worry about pregnancy, but you have to consult doctor and check your causes for late menses. Better you consult homeopathic doctor to solve your problem.
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Butt Implants - Things You Must Not Ignore!

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Plastic Surgery, FRCC, Fellowship In Cosmetic Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Noida
Butt Implants - Things You Must Not Ignore!

Cosmetic surgery is not restricted to the top half of your body. Today along with facelifts and breast implants, butt implants are also gaining popularity. This procedure is also known as gluteal augmentation. Butt implants are usually made of silicone. These soft, solid structures are implants under the gluteus maximus muscles and above the pelvic bone through an incision. The incision is typically made in the butt crease so that it is less noticeable. Here are a few others things you should know about butt implants:

  1. It is performed under anaesthesia: Butt implant surgery may be performed under local or general anaesthesia and usually takes anywhere between 2 to 7 hours. However, this procedure is usually an outpatient procedure and no hospitalisation is required.
  2. It takes time to recover: After the procedure, you will probably notice swelling and tenderness in the area. In most cases, the patient is advised to wear a compression garment for a few days after the surgery. This should resolve itself in about 4-6 weeks but complete recovery can take up to 8 months. This is because the tailbone muscles are cut during the procedure.
  3. The effects are permanent: Silicone implants can last a lifetime and hence the results of this surgery are permanent. With time the body’s natural tissues merge with the implant. However, in some cases, the implant may slip with time causing an asymmetrical appearance. This can be corrected through a follow-up surgery.
  4. Anyone can get a butt implant: Butt implants are typically used for people with a flat posterior, but you don’t necessarily need to have a skinny frame to undergo this procedure. Also, there are no size or weight limitations to getting the procedure.
  5. It is customisable: Butt implants can be customised to suit the person’s size and frame. A surgeon will typically take into account the shape of the patient’s pelvic bone and natural butt contours to create a butt implant that enhances the patient’s frame and does not look unnatural.
  6. There are risks: Complications are rare but possible with this surgery. Making an incision under the butt crease reduces its visibility but increases the risk of infections. There is also a risk of allergic reactions to anaesthesia. Other possible side effects include pain, discomfort, nerve damage and reduced sensitivity.
  7. They do not feel completely natural: Silicone butt implants may feel harder than normal tissue and at some angles may not look very natural remove these and post more of positive aspects. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!
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Sir please tell me agr 3 mhine ka fetous ho aur pregnant lady ko agr mtp di gyi ho uske bad bhi abortion nhi hua ho to kya fetus ki death ho jayegi.

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Yes fetus can have untowards effects from medicines used. Best is to get a USG done and consult a Gynaecologist in person with the report
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