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Dr. Vignesh

Endocrinologist, Chennai

Dr. Vignesh Endocrinologist, Chennai
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Dr. Vignesh is a trusted Endocrinologist in T.Nagar, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Bharathiraja Superspeciality Hospital & Research Centre in T.Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vignesh on Lybrate.com.

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I am 36 years male. I have hypothyroid from 10 years. I am using thyrox 150 mcg daily. I am feeling energy less feeling. I am taking amway protein supplement. I read your article about what not to eat who are having thyroid problem. In that you have mentioned do not eat soy bean n its related products. Amway protein made up extracted protein from soy bean. So pls suggest me whether I can take amway protein or not. And pls suggest can I take any supplements to control thyroid. Thanks in advance.

MS - ENT,MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Kolkata
No you cannot take any soya product as it has nutrient blockers which will make your hypothyroidism worse.Please stop any source of soya protein. Hi  First : medicines are mandatory.  Otherwise you might have weight gain,muscle ache, sleep and anxiety issues as well as reproductive  and cardiac issues later. You need to get an USG neck done  and an FNAC USG guided of thyroid gland. FT3/FT4/TSH  If you have already done these tests Share on lybrate I can help you better. Any history of alcohol  intake /fatty food /sugary food How much exercise do you get done every day? Ideally you should be doing a good mix of cardio ,weights and crossfit  exercises to keep you healthy Together  with a balanced diet with optimum  healthy fat protein and carbs.  Avoid  deep fried fatty food and fast food. No soft drinks /sugary drinks. I am outlining  food you should avoid or restrict in Hypothyroidism. It's important  you maintain  your body weight exercise regularly.Weight gain increases thyroid hormone requirements.  Avoid cruciferous   group of veggies  like cabbage and broccoli. Avoid soya bean in all forms.No soya ,nugget,chunk,tofu or milk. Limit their intake: Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, turnips, and bok choy. Cooking the vegetables can reduce the effect that cruciferous vegetables have on the thyroid gland. Limiting your intake to 5 ounces a day appears to have no adverse effect on thyroid function. Decrease gluten  intake from processed  food. Always try whole grain varieties of cereals which is rich in fibres and help improve  bowels (Take your thyroid replacement  medicine several hours before or several hours after food rich in fibres .Otherwise problem  with absorption  of hormone. 20 to 35 gram of fibres daily from all sources. Avoid excessive fatty (deep fried)and sugary food as hypothyroidism  causes your metabolism  to slow down &weight gain. Avoid highly salted food,chips,pickles,sauces as they contain  large amount of sodium .Hypothyroidism  puts you at risk of high BP and excess sodium in salt aggravates Coffee  in excess.And coffee with thyroid hormone  replacement  can prevent absorption.  Alcohol.It is toxic to thyroid gland and prevents  hormone production and absorption. The problems of hypothyroidism  gets better with medicines,diet and exercise.  You will start  better as the levels of your hormone normalises.  Initially  you need to do the TSH test every 6 weeks till normal TSH then every 3 months Diet /EXERCISE/Medicines/Sleep/meditation :5 pillars of health needed to live the healthiest Hope this helps Let me know.  Take care Dr.Amrita Basu
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I am a 40 years old diabetic patient and also I have bp it's 138/88, I take tablet Olmesar 20 after food but last 3 days some reason I didn't take medicine my bp goes to 150/100 and also my creatinine level 1.4 but my sonography test of KUB is ok, but my urine has yellow and also bed smell of it, my uric acid level is 7 so I take furic 40 mg from last 1 month, bloodsugar fbs is 110 nd pp is 108, HBA1C is 5.6, please tell what my reports say and how to control my all these things? Please give suggestions and also tell what should I eat and what I not eat?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am a 40 years old diabetic patient and also I have bp it's 138/88, I take tablet Olmesar 20 after food but last 3 d...
Your report is fairly good control and you need to continue medication as usual . Uric acid is not too much and can be controlled Normal Uric acid levels are 2.4-6.0 mg/dL (female) and 3.4-7.0 mg/dL (male). Normal values will vary from laboratory to laboratory.To reduce the uric acid levels in blood, you may need to limit intake of alcohol, sugary foods and reduce purine rich foods like meat, poultry, seafood and pulses. Vegetables such as cauliflower, asparagus, spinach, peas and mushroom also contain a lot of purines
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Sir I am 52 male can't take full sleep at night due to backache. It starts after about an hour going to bed. My uric acid is 6.7.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Sir I am 52 male can't take full sleep at night due to backache. It starts after about an hour going to bed. My uric ...
Avoid protein diets, avoid more milk products. bad habits , fast food/fat/oily,salty foods. Coffee, smoking, alcohol intake. Non-veg., take whole grain,oats,green veg.,plenty of water in day time, 1 glass of water at night before bed. Take tab. Zyloric 100 mg once a day. Tab. Ulracet sos for pain in joints.
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Hello. Sir mere father diabetes ke patient hai. Abhi kuch din pahle unka accident hua tha ab unhe weakness feel hota hai unhe takat ke liye kya kya khila sakte hai market se lake. Ye btaye hame.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello. Sir mere father diabetes ke patient hai. Abhi  kuch din pahle unka accident hua tha ab unhe weakness feel hota...
Mr. Lybrate-user, first thing is his blood sugar should be well in control with fasting sugar near 100 mg, pp should be 150 to 160 mg and hba1c% <7. Agar unaka sugar level aisa hai to accha hai. Because if you want to feed him anything extra that will affect blood sugar badly. You might think of giving egg white regularly and some protein powders without carbohydrate.
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I'm 42 year old and suffering high blood sugar since last 10 month and now sugar level is in between 125 (fasting) and 180 (PP). I have taken glycomet 500mg (twice in day) and voglibose (twice in day) for about 6 month. Now I didn't taking any medicine from last 15days. Please advice.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I'm 42 year old and suffering high blood sugar since last 10 month and now sugar level is in between 125 (fasting) an...
Dietary and other lifestyle changes can help you control and prevent high blood pressure. Eating a diet that is rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products and skimps on saturated fat and cholesterol can lower your blood pressure by up to 14 mm hg. This eating plan is known as the dietary approaches to stop hypertension (dash) diet. Get plenty of potassium, which can help prevent and control high blood pressure. Eat less saturated fat and total fat. If you're overweight, losing even 3 kgs can lower your blood pressure. Strive for at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day. Plenty of fluids orally. I suggest brisk walking for 40 mins, 5 days a week. Remain stress free as much as possible. Take your medicines regularly
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Hello Sir or mam I'm Rakesh and I want to know about my mother. She is diabetic from last 2 year. She is treatment by allopathic but last 3 month she stopped that and took homeopathic. And after that her sugar label is increased now her fasting report is 210 and other one is 350. So please tell me what can I will do for her.

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Homeopath,
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Sir or mam I'm Rakesh and I want to know about my mother. She is diabetic from last 2 year. She is treatment by...
Dear Lybrate User, One of the major nutritional substance required for human body is carbohydrate. We take carbohydrate in the form of rice, wheat, sugar etc. The complex molecules of carbohydrate are broken down into simple glucose molecules during digestion & released in the blood stream to be absorbed by the muscle cells. Muscle cells utilise the glucose molecules to release energy by breaking down those glucose molecules. Insulin hormone plays a vital role in the absorption of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells. In abnormal conditions, either due to less production of insulin or due to resistance to insulin, the process of absorption of glucose by the muscles comes to a stand still. The glucose molecules remains in the bloodstream which results in the increase in the blood sugar level. The failure of utilisation of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells results in production of less energy than normal condition. This is externally manifested as the fatigue & tiredness of the patient. This excess amount of blood sugar compels the kidney to function more than normal level in order to excrete the blood sugar molecules through urine. As a result the patient suffers from frequent urination. This abnormal condition is clinically known as DIABETES MELLITUS. Once a patient is diagnosed with Diabetes he has to take regular medicine to keep his blood sugar level within normal limits. However, the patient does not need to take medicine unless his/her Post. Prandial Blood Sugar level reaches 200. If Post. Prandial Blood Sugar level reaches 200 then patient should take the following Homoeopathic medications:- 1) Homeopathic URANIUM NIT 3X TABLETS (R.S. BHARGAVA company). Take one tablet thrice daily, in empty stomach 2) 30 drops of Homeopathic Mother Tincture GYMNEMA SYLVESTRA Q, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water Along with intake of medicines the patient need to walk at least 1 hour daily without any interval. In order to decrease the intake of carbohydrate in diet the patient should avoid rice, sweet dishes, fruits, cold drinks, fast foods, alcoholic beverages, potato etc.
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Actually I wanted to confirm whether my neck pain is related to hypothyroidism as it is there in mensuration more. And also. I was diagnosed with stiffness in neck coz I was having left shoulder and arm pain along with the neck pain.

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
Actually I wanted to confirm whether my neck pain is related to hypothyroidism as it is there in mensuration more.
An...
Hypothyroidism as such does not cause any neck pain. Ordinarily it is due to stffening around soft tissue of neck called Cervical spondylosis resulting in pain in neck sometimes radiating to shoulders, upper arms and shoulder blade or back of head
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I am 50 years old, I feel tiredness always, diabetic patient Now I am using (Gemmer 1 tablet at night) Please advise.

Ayurveda, Ernakulam
I am 50 years old, I feel tiredness always, diabetic patient
Now I am using  (Gemmer 1 tablet at night) Please advise.
Continue your previous med. Add chavanaprasham kashayam or ch kwath (sitaram pharmacy) at morning and evening.
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He is suffering from diabetes and taking insulin. Is there any medicine that can help him so he can be free from taking insulin.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
He is suffering from diabetes and taking insulin. Is there any medicine that can help him so he can be free from taki...
1. No alcohol 2. Reduce body wt 3. No smoking 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. Less sugar, potato, rice 5.30 mts walk daily 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. Do for 30 days and repeat test for medicine contact on private chat with complete blood reports and your problems good luck.
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My uncle is a diabetic patient and I wanted to know how to maintain his sugar pressure as because due to his work he doesn't take care of his health so I just have a request to you to give me some suggestions on this so that I can control over his pressure.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My uncle is a diabetic patient and I wanted to know how to maintain his sugar pressure as because due to his work he ...
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, milk product 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, cucumber, carrot, tomato, j 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.
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My wife is house wife having diabeties and knee and back paining offen so what is the remeedy for that and the charges for that let me know the fees required to arrange

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Udaipur
Krishana prabhu ji, back pain and knee pain is due to diabeties. we can treat your wife very effectively by using ayurvedic oral mediicines. contact us.
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My pee sometime smells very bad, having fungal on my groin, upto 2 time a day for 5 seconds dark covers my eyes, cavities in almost all tooth, is this all reflect diabetes please tell as fast as possible is that serious ignore after this?

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General Physician,
My pee sometime smells very bad, having fungal on my groin, upto 2 time a day for 5 seconds dark covers my eyes, cavi...
You have not mentioned the age and other symptoms to give a specific answer. However you may have uti check your urine re and culture if pus cells present and also fbs, 3hr ppbs & hba1c and send reports to me privately for follow up.
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Is pomegranate, mangoes, bananas bad for diabetics. Which fruits are good for diabetes.

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Jammu
Is pomegranate, mangoes, bananas bad for diabetics. Which fruits are good for diabetes.
All fruits are good for diabetics, they have to be taken in moderate amounts and at proper time. Fruit juices are harmful as they raise sugar suddenly but fruits contain lot of fibre,raise sugar slowly.
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My mother is diabetic and is facing issue of frozen shoulder from six months, she is unable to perform her left shoulder movement effectively. Kindly suggest some remedies.

Diploma in Diabetology, P.G. Diploma in Health Science (Diabetology), Certificate Course in Evidence based Diabetes Management -, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Thane
My mother is diabetic and is facing issue of frozen shoulder from six months, she is unable to perform her left shoul...
Dear lybrate-user, I appreciate your care towards your mother. Frozen shoulder is a very common complication of diabetes and affects females more than males. It is because of deposition of glucose and proteins in shoulder capsule which is also called adhesive capsulitis which is seen as self limiting but painful condition which is treated by 1) good control of blood sugar 2) physiotherapy when it is not very painful 3) pain relievers, vit d and calcium. Already she has gone thru 6 months. Please be patient as she'll surely come out of it in next few days.
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Sanjay dunga aged 47 years have polio in both legs, wheelchair bounded govt. Servent diabetic 200 fasting 150 pp. what should i do to control my diabetes

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Sanjay dunga aged 47 years have polio in both legs, wheelchair bounded govt. Servent diabetic 200 fasting 150 pp. wha...
Hye, thanks for the query. For a diabetic it is best advised to have a diet planned as per the sugar levels, lifestyle and history. Though you can follow some guidelines - the sugar levels will fluctuate depending on what you ate or did not eat, stress levels and activity levels. You have to try and manage a balanced carb intake. Have small frequent meals. Do not fast for long hours. You have to eat 3 main and 3 mid meals. Your diet must include whole grains, seasonal fruits, vegetables, small amounts of nuts and dairy and pulses or dals or lean meats like chicken or fish and egg. Starchy vegetables need to be planned into the diet. Avoid a very heavy meal at one time. Avoid fruit juices, aerated drinks or sugarcane juice, honey, jaggery or sugar. Avoid junk foods. Exercise and stay active. Avoid exercise if sugar levels are above 250 mg/dl. There are many exercises you can do even in this position. Do not attempt to try out too many remedies as you could go into hypoglycaemia. Sleep well. It's all a matter of discipline.
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I'm a 21 year old guy I checked recently my blood it is showing that I have tsh 5.1 is that mean I'm suffering from thyroid?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. Lybrate-user, tsh 5.1 mlunits/l is with in the normal range. There is hypothyroidism. Along with tsh, t3 & t4 values are also important.
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i am 30 years old, my doctor suggest thyroid 100mcg tablet thyroxine is 3.10ug% and TSH is 7.38 IU/ML. next month my marriage is fixed is there any problem and for me hypo or hyper thyroid.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
i am 30 years old, my doctor suggest thyroid 100mcg tablet thyroxine is 3.10ug% and TSH is 7.38 IU/ML. next month my ...
IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- Deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving ' THYROXINE ' tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid iron medicines. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work.go walk daily.avoid oily foods,junk foods. Do Tests T3,T4,TSH EVERY 3 TO 6 MONTHS. Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. 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. flax oil, 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 can help, CONTROL YOUR TSH LEVEL IT AFFECT YOUR PREGNANCY.
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Hello Doctor my wife is upper thyroid patient she taken tab eltroxin 100mg but she feel weakness she is 47 year old pls tell the which homeopathic tonic or pills she takes daily.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Feeling weak is a symptom of thyroid as the metabolism is very disturbed. Besides the medicine she is taking, its important that she takes a healthy diet and try to lose weight if she is over weight. Walk should be a part of daily routine and lifestyle change should be targeted on.
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I am 38-year-old unmarried hypothyroid 60 kg .First I was hyperthyroid in 2001 and was on Neomercazole.In 2005 two doses radio iodine taken. Then on 100 mcg eltroxin for 7 yrs. Then 125 mcg thyronorm till 2016. Now 125 mcg thyronorm 5 days and 100 mcg 2 days per week. I had some needle like growth near inner labia portion after radioiodine last dose. I treated it with thuja and nitric acid homoeo medicine then. It went out from inner side to outside labia. L continued thuja. Then it appeared all over. Later itching persisted on those parts and a lump remained on iñner side of labia with itching. Also had consistent white discharge from 2010. But after taking medicine from gynecologist white discharge subsided. But small bump and itching persisted with discomfort increasing during periods. A doctor diagnosed it as contact dermatitis from this site. So as a natural cure for it l tried apple cider vinegar on the lump and it disappeared but same growth now appeared on outside labia with itching. i apply apple cider vinegar and trying but itch and slight protrusion has not gone fully. Is there any remedy.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Endocrinology, DNB Endocrinology, MNAMS, Speciality Certificate (Endo. & Diab.) (MRCP, UK), Fellow of American College of Endocrinology (FACE)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
I am 38-year-old unmarried hypothyroid 60 kg .First I was hyperthyroid in 2001 and was on Neomercazole.In 2005 two do...
Your thyroid and labial problem are two different and unrelated issues. Keep in touch with your dermatologist for the labial lesion.
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