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Dr. Vijayalakshmi

Endocrinologist, Chennai

Dr. Vijayalakshmi Endocrinologist, Chennai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Vijayalakshmi is a renowned Endocrinologist in T.Nagar, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Bharathiraja Superspeciality Hospital & Research Centre in T.Nagar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vijayalakshmi on Lybrate.com.

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I am a diabetic patient but from the last 1 month I have cupful sputum with foul smelling. What I do? Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I am a diabetic patient but from the last 1 month I have cupful sputum with foul smelling. What I do? Please help me.
Homoeopathic treatment- ferrum phos 6x + kali mur 6x -4 pills 3 times stodal syrup 2 spoonful 3 time. For 8 days and revert back.
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My mom having hypothyroid. She going weight and irregular periods. 37.5 mg thyroxine taking for daily. How to control or reduce weight.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My mom having hypothyroid. She going weight and irregular periods. 37.5 mg thyroxine taking for daily. How to control...
It is very essential to bring hypothyroidism in strict control, if efforts to reduce weight are to be successful. For that tsh levels should be between 3 to 4 milli units /l. So check this, if level is highr then increase the dose of thyroxine to bring tsh down to 3 to 4 milli units/l. Then follow a properly balanced diet and an exercise schedule, thjat will help in controlling weight. Thanks.
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I tried many doctor´s medicine for thyroid but no result. I seriously suffered the swelling during winter season. But in other season I am having only swelling.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello, it is better if you give details of thyroid test results, like t3, t4 & tsh. Because if a person gets hypothyroidism, it will not go away. Hence, treatment has to be continued for lifetime. Symptoms of hypothyroidism are swelling of face & lower limbs, slow heart rate, early fatigue, tired feeling, intolerance to cold, joint pains, dry hair, dry skin, hair fall, menstrual irregularities, excess flow, difficulty in speech, inability to concentrate, inability to conceive, bad pregnancy outcomes and weight gain. So my advise to check thyroid hormones once again and report the same and if tsh levels are high, then treatment has to be restarted. Thanks.
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Am suffering from hypothyroid from past three years my recent Tsh level 5.09 so which power tablet to suggest to me.

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Am suffering from hypothyroid from past three years my recent Tsh level 5.09 so which power tablet to suggest to me.
consult with your doctor, who knows about your problem and has been treating you. he/she will guide you accurately.
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Hi sir my mother suffering from TB and blood sugar since last 5 year , how to cure tb please help ?

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
TB is completly curable with proper treatment. In your case DM should be well controlled.If she is having TB for 5years,then a difficult case due mismanagement.
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I am 50 years male diabetic patient. I am on glyciphage 1mg. O. D. At morning fasting. Since2 month. My wt 61kgs. My bp is normal. My last pbs fasting 12.03. 16 is 129mg/dl. And random pbs is 122, 136 113 respectively on 08. O3/28.03/09.04. 2016. Please advice regarding management for tight control.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 50 years male diabetic patient. I am on glyciphage 1mg. O. D. At morning fasting. Since2 month. My wt 61kgs. My ...
Mr. Lybrate-user, the sugar levels given by are well in control. You have not mentioned hba1c%, that should be <7%. If that achieved then your sugar control si good. Please check that. Restricted diet plus regular exercise along with drug treatment will give you good control keep it up, with regards.
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She is suffering from diabetes. Which is the best way for her to control her diabetes and live a normal life.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
She is suffering from diabetes.  Which is the best way for her to control her diabetes and live a normal life.
keep your blood sugar level with in normal level, then you can lead a normal life. it will help you. welcome for further help.
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Hello Doc! So there are a lot of problems that I am facing at the moment. I’ll move ahead step by step. 1.Delayed period- I am 8 days late on my period, though I am not sexually active. 2.On and off anxiety and pain in different parts of body, eg: wrist, thighs knees and sometimes swelling in hands & feet. 3.Puffiness under eyes & face. 4.I feel tired and lethargic many times even if I have taken proper rest. My Background: I have a desk job, I do not exercise regularly. 10-15 minutes of walk is all that I do. I have normal diet, but I eat out 2-3 days every week. I sleep late at night & sometimes I have to force myself to sleep at night. I have been suggested that I may have high thyroid, for which I got my complete blood and urine test done. I am attaching my reports. Please take a look & suggest what is causing all this? Is it anything serious? Do I need to take medications or just a healthy life style could mend it. Please give me a detailed answer. Thyroid report: TT3: 1.53 TT4: 7.94 TSH: 18.65 Lipid Profile: Non HDL Cholesterol 145.3 Cholesterol/HDL Ratio 7.6 0.0 - 4.0 Calculated LDL / HDL Cholesterol Ratio 5.2 Cholesterol/HDL Ratio 7.6 0.0 - 4.0 Calculated LDL / HDL Cholesterol Ratio 5.2 Cholesterol - Total 167.2.

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Hello Doc! So there are a lot of problems that I am facing at the moment. I’ll move ahead step by step. 1.Delayed per...
assuming point no 1 is having top priority. Medicine German reckeweg natrum mur 1M, single dose (4-5 drops in mouth) morning. sbl mag phos 6x/ 6 tabs 3 times a day. buy medicine from good homoeopathic shop. food mixed fruit juice daily evening. please continue treatment.
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Need suggestion for best diabetic doctor available in Bangalore and also the daily routine that should be followed to get rid of it. Please help with the contact number and address. My name is rajeev and I have been suffering from diabetes for long time. I consulted many doctors but but did not get any benefit. Please help.

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Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Need suggestion for best diabetic doctor available in Bangalore and also the daily routine that should be followed to...
Hello lybrate-user 1. I am sorry that I can't recommend anybody here as lybrate does not allow me to recommend anybody here 2. Daily routine: keep sugar level under control via proper diet, exercise and medicines 3. There is no permanent solution for diabetes, you can just control it but you can't cure diabetes get yearly eye check up to rule out diabetic retinopathy.
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These days I'm getting so weak , My Weight is getting decreased day by day . And thyroid tests were done and diabetic tests too. , reports were normal. But I'm not getting why my weight is reducing . What should I do to gain weight ?

BHMS
Homeopath, Ludhiana
These days I'm getting so weak , My Weight is getting decreased day by day . And thyroid tests were done and diabetic...
Hello. Eat high carbs and calories in diet. Take full cream and milk products. Take soya products and also soya milk. Eat nuts daily because it rich in omega 3 and healthy fat. Take protein shakes daily. Protein powder is easily available in market. Take it twice a day. Take avocados, banana, cheese, white rice, potato, sweet potato, dark chocolate, peanut butter, soyabean etc. Non veg is also good. Eat eggs daily. Meat and fish two to three times a week. Take homoeopathic tonic:- alfa alfa malt (2 spoons twice a day). Take it one hr before meal. I hope this satisfied you.
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I am a girl of 20 and my weight is only 35 kgs. How to gain weight. My thyroid test result says that I have EU thyroid. How to gain weight?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am a girl of 20 and my weight is only 35 kgs. How to gain weight. My thyroid test result says that I have EU thyroi...
Lybrate-user, some times certain genetic make up is such that weight gain becomes difficult. No obvious reason is detectable. However, you may increase your food intake, do some regular exercise, preferably join a gym. Exercise will help in improving appetite and hence intake. Your ideal body weight should be about 50 kgs. Add at least 2 eggs in your diet per day. Consume fruits, vegetables, nuts and red meat or fish. Also. Milk and cheese can be added to diet. Weight increase may take a longer time. Thanks.
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How Ayurveda cures diabetes? Any medication with inclusive diet and no restrictions n food habits. Clarify?

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Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
How Ayurveda cures diabetes? Any medication with inclusive diet and no restrictions n food habits. Clarify?
Hi drink some bitter gourd juice on an empty stomach each morning. First remove the seeds of two to three bitter gourds and use a juicer to extract the juice. Add some water and then drink it. Follow this treatment daily in the morning for at least two months. Take pranacharya diabeto and shilajeet capsule twice a day with water. Take vasant kusumakar ras twice a day. Avoid sweets. Take small meals in less time interval. Do pranayama early morning. Avoid alcohol consumption.
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I am 48 years old I have backache and also am suffering diabetic last 10 years. What I will do?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. You have mentioned backache as your problem. If you have only localized backache with no other associated symptoms like radiating leg pain, numbness, weakness in legs, paresthesias etc, and no systemic symptoms like fever, loss of appetite, loss of weight etc, my advice to you for initial 2-3 weeks will be: - to maintain proper posture while working and sleeping - if pain is more then you can take a short course of an anti-inflammatory medication like tab etoshine or even tab paracetamol which suits you - intensive physical therapy initially under supervision of a trained physiotherapist and then to continue at home - adequate calcium & vitamin d intake if levels are low in body - ice packs can applied if your pain is acute, then hot fomentation can be done at home - analgesic spray for local application like dynapar qps spray can be used and is easily available. - avoid lifting heavyweight/ acute forward bending in mornings etc if you do not improve in 2-3 weeks with this conservative management, we will need to evaluate you further in form of dynamic x rays to look for any instability as a cause for pain and some blood investigations to rule out any deficiencies etc. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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Thyroid profile is like this T3 is 119 T4 is 6.68 TSH is 7.57 what is the problem in above test results

PGDHM, PGCDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Hello Your TSh is on higher side, which suggest subclinical hypothyroidsm, please get your FT4 level as whether you require any treatment or not will depend on the same Also are you having any abnormality related to lipids, heart, diabetes etc? As further management will be dependent on all these factors Thanks Dr Joozer Rangwala
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I am a 24 year old male and I am suffering from hyperthyroidism. what are the do's and don'ts for me? Please help me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Treatment for hyperthyroidism can also eventually contribute to excessive weight gain. It is important to learn how to get as much nutrition as possible from your food without eating a lot of extra calories. In addition, eating the correct amount of sodium and calcium are important dietary considerations for people with hyperthyroidism. Get enough calcium and vitamin D. Because hyperthyroidism may contribute to thinning bones, it's important to get enough calcium every day to help prevent osteoporosis. The Institute of Medicine recommends 1,000 milligrams (mg) of calcium a day for adults ages 19 to 50 and men ages 51 to 70. That calcium recommendation increases to 1,200 mg a day if you're a woman age 51 or older or a man age 71 or older. The Institute of Medicine also recommends 600 international units (IUs) of vitamin D a day for adults ages 19 to 70 and 800 IUs a day for adults age 71 and older.
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How to cure diabetes problem pls suggest some tips like home remedy for it so that it remains in control.

MBBS, MRCGP ( UK), D Diab (UK)
Endocrinologist, Hyderabad
How to cure diabetes problem pls suggest some tips like home remedy for it so that it remains in control.
Hi, There is no cure for diabetes. But with proper diet control, exercise and medications it can be adequately controlled. Diet: avoid all sugary, high calorie and high fat stuff. Take plenty of vegetables and at least 2 fruits (avoid mango, chikoo, jack fruit etc) / day. Limit your carbohydrates intake to 1/4 th of your plate - carbohydrates include rice/ roti/ chapati etc. Include whole grain foods in your diet. Take protein in the form of dal/eggs or non veg. Weight loss will help with better Diabetes control Exercise: at least 45 min of brisk walking, running, swimming, cycling etc Medication: take the medicines as prescribed by your doctor Hope this helps you. Thank you.
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Hello doctor my mom is having high blood sugar for last few years and high bp also. We have been to several doctors and also checking her diet. She takes a dose of insulin overnight b4 meal. And takes rice only once in a day. Yet her sugar level is more than 280 (pp) most of the time. What should we do further and if you can suggest any diet for her. Would be thankful.

MBBS, MD
General Physician, Bangalore
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my mom is having high blood sugar for last few years and high bp also. We have been to several doctors a...
susmita your mother can take rice. We have to understand that we indians luve on rice. But please mix chapati with rice. her sugars are high and needs further control. please get HbA1C URINE routine and microscopy. creatinine and reconnect
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If a person has to take lifelong medicine for hypothyroidism, does the medicine have any side effects and what are they?

MBBS, MRCGP ( UK), D Diab (UK)
Endocrinologist, Hyderabad
If a person has to take lifelong medicine for hypothyroidism, does the medicine have any side effects and what are they?
Dear Madam, Thyroxine replacement medicine can have the usual gastrointestinal side effects like nausea, vomiting etc. But these are temporary and will settle down. Most of these tablets do not have any major side effects. There are lots of patients on these tablets without any major problems. But you need to get your thyroid function tests check periodically once every 3-6 months. If the tablet dose is high and if tests are not done and if the dose is not reduced then patient can become hyperthyroid where he will be having symptoms of weight loss, palpitations etc. Hope this has helped you Thank you.
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My blood uric acid increase and my left leg toe is very pain and I can't able to walk what can I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Homoeopathic treatment-ledum 30 - 4 pills 3 times mag phos 6x -4 pills 3 times calcivita syrup 2 spoonful 3 time. For 8 days and revert back.
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I am suffering from diabetes from the last 15 years. I it is called type 1. I am on insulin, twice a day. My question is, the place where I am taking the injection both the side of my noddle, getting stiffened. Do we have any cure for that.

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I am suffering from diabetes from the last 15 years. I it is called type 1. I am on insulin, twice a day. My question...
Change the place each time. You can take insulin injection on abdomen, outer aspect of thighs and wallet area of buttocks.
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