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Dr. Srivatsa A

MBBS, Fellowship in Diabetology, Fellowship in Diabetology

Endocrinologist, Chennai

29 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Srivatsa A MBBS, Fellowship in Diabetology, Fellowship in Diabetology 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
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Srivatsa A is a renowned Endocrinologist in Adyar, Chennai. She has helped numerous patients in her 29 years of experience as a Endocrinologist. She has completed MBBS, Fellowship in Diabetology, Fellowship in Diabetology . You can consult Dr. Srivatsa A at Dr. Srivatsa A@Fortis Malar Hospital in Adyar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Srivatsa A on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Gulbarga University, Karnataka - 1989
Fellowship in Diabetology - St. Barthlomew's Hospital , London - 1996
Fellowship in Diabetology - University of Manchester, UK - 1997
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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My aunt diabetes patient prescription that Human mixtard 40IU/ml 40ptsA. M and 30ptsP. M Now we want change to PENFILL mixtard 100IU/ml Then how many points of insulin we have give in 100IU/ml PENFILL.

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Ayurveda, Kanpur
My aunt diabetes patient prescription that Human mixtard 40IU/ml 40ptsA. M and 30ptsP. M Now we want change to PENFIL...
Basant kusumakar ras 125 mg twice a day gudmar avleh 10 gm twice a day relief in 8-10 days and for complete cure take it for 60 days only.
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Due to hypothyroidism I am gaining weight. My TSH level is 7.23. How can I manage my weight? Please briefly suggest me some routine diet plan to maintain my weight and thyroid level.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Cetificate Course In Thyroid Disorders Management (CCMTD)
Endocrinologist, Dharwad
Due to hypothyroidism I am gaining weight. My TSH level is 7.23. How can I manage my weight? Please briefly suggest m...
lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. If I remember correctly, yesterday only I had answered your query about appropriate control of hypothyroidism. In uncontrolled hypothyroidism where TSH value is more than the prescribed limit, weight gain along with all other symptoms of the disease tend to reappear. With a TSH value of 7.23 mU/L, your efforts to reduce weight are unlikely to be successful. So first thing is to bring that number down to 3 mU/L, by increasing the dosage of thyroxine being taken now. Then take a balanced diet that provides calories based on your ideal body weight, plus reduce about 500 calories from that and continue that diet with regular exercise for over 1 hour. That can help in reducing the weight. Thanks.
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I am a 20 years old male and I am having hyperthyroidism. What should I do? Please advise.

MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Either you can take anti thyroid medicines for few years or directly go for radio iodine ablation. Surgery to be avoided as far as possible.
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Infertility And Its Impact On Mental Health!

MSc, PGDGC, M.Phil - Psychology
Psychologist, Chennai
Infertility And Its Impact On Mental Health!

For women, less than thirty five years of age, infertility is characterised as the powerlessness to conceive a child after one year of unprotected sex. For women matured thirty five to forty years, it is characterised as a failure to conceive after six months of unprotected sex. For women beyond forty years of age, it is the failure to conceive after three months of unprotected sex. Infertility is also, the powerlessness to conceive a pregnancy to term, for example, in cases of unfortunate miscarriage.

The reason for infertility is the problem on both genders; thirty percent is male related barrenness and 30 thirty percent is female related barrenness. However, it is not just a physical problem. Infertility can affect a woman’s mental health. This is how that is possible:

  1. Medicine reactions: Medications and hormones used to treat infertility may bring about many types of mental reactions. For instance, the engineered oestrogen clomiphene citrate (Clomid, Serophene), most of the time recommended because it enhances ovulation and increases the sperm creation. However, it may bring about nervousness, rest intrusions, mood swings, and crankiness women. These reactions have not yet been recorded in men. Other fertility medicines may bring about sorrow, madness, and irritation and concentration issues.
  2. Cash stressOnly a very few states and countries provide insurance for infertility treatment. Expenses of infertility medications are very high. For patients who do not have insurance, the scope or the way to pay for treatment, not having the capacity to acquire treatment may add to the feeling of helplessness and misery. Indeed, even patients with the insurance plan may find that copayments or restrictions on the plan mean they should pay huge sums out of their own pockets.
  3. Decisions and results: Overall, infertility medications help only some of the patients and they get to be parents. The mental health of those who cannot deteriorate because of their thought of getting older day by day. Patients who learn they are to end up being parents might be excited, additionally should figure out how to change in accordance with new patterns and ways, both during pregnancy and after pregnancy. Women who have endured various premature deliveries, for instance, are probably going to feel restless about whether they will have the capacity to convey to full term or not. More established couples might argue about whether to experience pre-birth testing, for example, amniocentesis.
  4. Sexual desires: Infertility can also influence a person’s sexual self-esteem, learning, and execution. Many couples have intercourse as an approach to relax. At the point when sex is interrupted with disappointment and dissatisfaction, couples may lose their passionate association. The weight to perform or to have sex because of infertility medications can disengage partners and separate couples. Fertility medicines additionally make sex less stressful, as it gets to be distinctly centred around fertility instead of entertainment. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Psychologist.
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Doctor my husband is diabetic and I ensure his regular blood tests also. He too has high cholesterol for which he has been prescribed Fenolio 145 and Atorva tablets once in a day .Now he is feeling a lot of weakness and weight loss .And now most of the times he feels indigestion also. Pls suggest.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Doctor my husband is diabetic and I ensure his regular blood tests also. He too has high cholesterol for which he has...
Please ensure that his blood sugar levels are under control as high blood sugar levels can cause weight loss. Also see to it that he takes a simple diet which is easy to digest. Also he should have his dinner by 7 - 7.30 pm. He can take Triphala powder 1 tsp at bedtime with a glass of Luke warm water.
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Hello doctor. My father he is 52 years has diabetes. He got to know before 1 month when he went to doctor and doctor said he has 480 sugar. Then he took medicine and another test after few days came out with 174 sugar level and third test is 168 sugar level. Now before 1 week the test came out with 91 sugar level so doctor said this is too low. It should be increased till 120. So please suggest me what he should do and eat to attain that level. He is been too weak. And I am so worried about my father. Please suggest.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
Hello doctor. My father he is 52 years has diabetes. He got to know before 1 month when he went to doctor and doctor ...
Don't you worry.. Don't give too much attention to sugar level for a while... Just focus on right health, right diet plan and also on normal leaving style.. Reason of sugar is mainly fatness., tension, too much workout, bad eating habits, excessive drinking tea or coffee.. Walking is best remedy for sugar level.. No matter it is low or high... So in morning first do walk in Park... Must do yoga and light exercise.. Dont Drink tea or coffee.. Just have green tea without milk.. Eat green veg and salid more.. Use desi khand instead of sugar.. Don't take sugar in liquid form like cold drinks, juices, sugar in tea etc... Avoid excessive use of allopathic medicine Take care For more information call us or visit our clinic Vaidic-Chikitsa Give feedback..
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I am 73 Years old .Having BP/Diabetes. BP is fluctuating like 165-70/170-69/179-80. Medicines used now Repace H 1-0-0, attend 25 1-0-0 Minipress XL 2.5 0-0-1, Repace 0-0-1 For Dia: Glyciphage 500 mg: 1/2-1/2-1/2 Stopped Stamlo5 due to side effect of swelling in angles/legs For kind advice to regulate BP.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
I am 73 Years old .Having BP/Diabetes. BP is fluctuating like 165-70/170-69/179-80. Medicines used now
Repace H 1-0-0...
Hi you are in stage 2 (moderate systolic) hypertension despite of medications your bp is on higher side and needs agressive treatment to prevent any cardiac risk in future aten 25 mg is a non cardioselective beta blocker I would like to shift you on higher doses of cardioselective beta blockers like carvedilol ,metoprolol as stamlo caused you ankle edema I would like to start you on s - variant of amoldipine (does not cause ankle edema, I can not write the name of medicines on public forum our aim should be to keep sytolic bp less then 130 mm of hg feel free to contact tx.
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Sir, have thyroid problem from past 10 years now I am using thyronorm tables suggest me doctor for permanent treatment.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Cetificate Course In Thyroid Disorders Management (CCMTD)
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. lybrate-user, For hypothyroidism only treatment option is to take correct dose of thyroxine, so that TSH is maintained between 3 to 4 mU/L.Then only all symptoms are in check. This treatment has to go on for life time. Thanks.
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I am 38, diabetic 21 week pregnant I go in for a walk in the morning and evening for 45 minutes. I feel tired and feel the pain after the walk. I am worried. Kindly let me know whether I can go in for a walk.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Surat
I am 38, diabetic 21 week pregnant I go in for a walk in the morning and evening for 45 minutes. I feel tired and fee...
Critical medical condition with 21 weeks pregnancy. Please Consul your gynaecologist for any type of complaint till delivery done. Afterwards you can go with any herbal or alternative therapy for Diabetes and general weakness.
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I am having sugar complaint, I am experiencing foot burning problem especially in the evening. I am using Glycomet 250 mg in the morning before breakfast, HBA1C is 6.2 during the last month, fasting is 97 and Post lunch is 150.

MBBS, Fellowship in Diabetes, PGDM Reproductive and Child Health , CCMH, ACMDC (Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease )
Diabetologist, Thane
I am having sugar complaint, I am experiencing foot burning problem especially in the evening. I am using Glycomet 25...
Pls do add multivitamin in current traffic. It can be due DSPN. Neuropathic pain do call me if needed.
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