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Dr. Vijayasaradhi

Endocrinologist, Chennai

200 at clinic
Dr. Vijayasaradhi Endocrinologist, Chennai
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I am 26 yr old man, fortunately or unfortunately I am impacted with diabaties, would like to know if it is normal at this age? I have a desk job which I need to perform for almost 10hr. I am doing night shift since last 5 years. Is night shift causing an issue for all my desease. Need some suggestion to come out from this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Night shift is not an issue unless you're stressed about night shifts. If you enjoy your job then nothing to do with diabetes. You just need to take proper rest during the day and avoid extra sugar. Eat little at a time every 2 hourly instead of full meals.
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My mother is suffering from uric acid problem. Can you please tell me how to get rid off by this. Using home remedies.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My mother is suffering from uric acid problem. Can you please tell me how to get rid off by this. Using home remedies.
You should tell the uric acid level to guide you completely. Apple cider vinegar, cherries, lemon juice, olive oil and drinking plenty of water helps optimize uric acid filtering. It helps dilute the uric acid and stimulates the kidneys to eliminate excess amounts from the body through urine.
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I have thyroid and I am using 25 MCG thyronorm tablets My tsh is 24 I have used many medicine please help me to cure this sir.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I have thyroid and I am using 25 MCG thyronorm tablets
My tsh is 24 I have used many medicine please help me to cure ...
Herbal tea with ginger is beneficial for thyroid functioning. In fact, beverages including coffee, tea, carbonated drinks and alcohols should be avoided by patients afflicted with thyroid disorders. In its place herbal tea may be an alternative option. Application of watercress's paste on the enlarged neck is also an effective remedy.
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My TSH level is 11.66 T3 is 117 T4 is 8.3 What should I conclude as TSH is out of range and T3, T4 are well in limit.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My TSH level is 11.66
T3 is 117
T4 is 8.3
What should I conclude as TSH is out of range and T3, T4 are well in limit.
Mr. Lybrate-user, I think earlier question is also your only about low lipids. In that you had not mentioned about hypothyroidism. This is the main reason for weight gain and probably affecting lipids along with statin. At tsh 11.6 you have hypothyroidism, which needs to be treated right away. With regards.
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I have thyroid last 2 yrs. Its hypothyroid. I took thyronorm 50 mg first six months but no relief than doc increase thyronorm 62.5 mg. First tsh was 20, Then 14, then 6, and then 8 But this time tsh is 23.82 which is more than my first tsh. I asked my doc he sjaid ups and down are normal and do not increase your power of tablet I did this but now I am so scared because tsh is higher Will you pls help me what to do I am 29 years unmarried girl.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I have thyroid last 2 yrs. Its hypothyroid. I took thyronorm 50 mg first six months but no relief than doc increase t...
If you are effective treatment then tsh should be around 3 to 4 milli units for achieving good control and removal of all symptoms. Looking at your weight and height, right in the beginning you should have started on a higher dose of thyroxine. Now you will have to increase the dose to 87.5 mcg per day. Then check tsh after 6 weeks to see if the levels are down. So please do that from today only. Thanks for the question.
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I am 40 years old diabetic patient from 8 years, last 1 year I also have high pressure and my last reading was 138/88, now please tell me how to control my blood pressure with healthy diet? Also give diet chart?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am 40 years old diabetic patient from 8 years, last 1 year I also have high pressure and my last reading was 138/88...
For BP you need tablets and healthy lifestyle like exercise and less salt. Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. It is a difficult task to control blood sugar in the desired normal range. Whatever we eat is metabolised to sugar in the body to provide energy for our daily activities. For the absolute control, one has to monitor his / her blood sugar at regular intervals (Self-Monitoring of Blood glucose – SMBG). Though difficult, this can be done by a glucometer and keep a record. Get an idea of Fasting sugar (FBS) and 2 hours after food (PPBS), & HbA1C (inform me) and check before dinner and after every major food. The basic idea is to reduce the food intake to 1/3 of what you take now. The dictum of sugar control is diet, exercise, diet + medicine and at later stage medicine+ Insulin will be needed. There are different diet plans of varying calories for each person depending on his activity & life style. For diabetes, hypertension (high BP) and many long-term illness control there is the need for regular advice and follow up. Just one time consultation or advice is not enough to guide a diabetic in scientifically & medically correct manner. For giving you regular follow up you ask me with all details like your daily eating pattern and medicines you take. I assure you a proper guidance. If you keep in touch personally. Diet Plan For Diabetes FOOD ITEMAmountPROTEIN (gm)CALORIE (Kcal) EARLY MORNING Fenugreek seeds with 1 cup of water--- Tea (without sugar)1 cup435 Marie Biscuits2156 Breakfast Stuffed methi/palak /lauki paratha2 small7200 Curd50 gm (1 cup)330 OR Egg white / Paneer Bhurji1 medium bowl6130 Plain roti (no oil)2 small3150 OR Vegetable poha/upama/oats/daliya1 soup bowl4.5230 MID MORNING Apple /guava/orange1-40 LUNCH Salad (10 mins before lunch)1 Medium bowl130 Capsicum + gobhi veg1 medium bowl185 Dal1 soup bowl6130 Phulka (no ghee)26175 EVENING Milk / green tea / herbal tea / lemon water1 cup235 Roasted chana + Muri1 cup585 DINNER Salad (10 mins before dinner)Phulka (no ghee24.5150 Lauki veg1 cup285 Curd1 cup330 LATE NIGHT Skim Milk (no sugar)1 glass4120 Total-49.51286.
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Merit left leg ki fingerkai joint mai pain hota hai. Dr. Nai checkup kai baad uric acid ki medicine di par teekh nahi huaa. Please advice me.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Physiotherapy usually helps any way take paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days you will need other supportive medicines also. It may have to be further investigated do reply back for private consultation and detailed treatment plan.
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Dear Sir, I 33 years old. I am affected from diabetes. So I take what kind of foods. Please inform diffien, lunch and dinner food take?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Dear Sir, I 33 years old. I am affected from diabetes. So I take what kind of foods. Please inform diffien, lunch and...
Here is a sample diet to help you understand the diet. Early Morning: Green tea (sugar less) Breakfast: non fried preparations/ whole wheat bread/ vegetable poha, upma, etc. / idli sambhar etc. Mid-Morning: Fruits (avoid the carbohydrate rich fruits like grapes, banana, custard apple and watermelon) Lunch: 2 dry chapatti + sabji 1 katori + dal or skimmed curd – 1 katori + salad 1 katori Evening Snacks: Tea / Coffee sugarless + high fiber bis. OR Sprouts 1 katori Dinner: 2 chapatti + vegetable 1 katori + skimmed buttermilk 1 glass + salad 1 katori.
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I am 40 Years of Age, Male, I wanna to ask the Question from you that I am diabetic patient as well as High Blood Pressure so Question is that how to prevent these diseases what precaution should I take? Thanks With Regards.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ulhasnagar
I am 40 Years of Age, Male, I wanna to ask the Question from you that I am diabetic patient as well as High Blood Pre...
Both the medical conditions require a lifestyle change which includes proper eating habits, indulging urself in regular exercises and regular medical checkups. If a proper meal plan which I suggest is followed, you can surely reverse your diabetes n regulate your normal blood pressure within just 1 month. Even insulin dosage gets reduced too. For a detailed conversation regarding your meal plans.
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Sir i am 30 years blood glucose level fasting lunch 116 post lunch 180.PLease advice what to do?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Sir i am 30 years blood glucose level fasting lunch 116 post lunch 180.PLease advice what to do?
Hello, Lybrate user, it's not a serious condition, you need to regularise your life style to monitor your sugar levels in blood. Please, go for under lying natural norms •Go ,for a brisk walk in d morning to restore blood circulation to nourish the cells & tissues of your body.   • Tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins, regulate metabolism.  • Go ,for meditation, yoga to reduce your stress, anxiety to nourish the whole body including your pancreas to monitor ,beta cells to maintain your sugar level and to feed heart.   • Go ,for either of cycling, swimming, gardening, dancing,playing badminton.    • Maintain 1200-1600 calories, through dietary regulation.   • Ensure, sound sleep for 7 hrs.in d night.    • Avoid, direct  sweets, junk food, caffeine, smoking, dust,smoke, spicy,fried -intake. Beverage, alcohol, grapes, banana,ripened mangoes, sugarcane juice, potatoes,sweet potatoes, pea   •  Homoeopathy can help you in need.   • Report, fortnightly,your feedback matters, please. .stay fit & fine.
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Hello I am suffering from diabetes tell me sum good medicine and it have from last 1 yr.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hello I am suffering from diabetes tell me sum good medicine and it have from last 1 yr.
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 think i have pre diabetes. To check my condition periodically should I go for H1BC test only or also fasting blood sugar test? Please advice

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I think i have pre diabetes. To check my condition periodically should I go for H1BC test only or also fasting blood ...
Do blood sugar (fasting&pp) testing 3 monthly and hba1c 6 monthly and consult physician/diabetologist with report for advice and treatment.
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I am 38 years old lady. Suffering for diabetes. I want to know how I treat myself. please advise.

BAMS, YIC, DEC
Ayurveda,
I am 38 years old lady. Suffering for diabetes. I want to know how I treat myself. please advise.
Hi, you should have control in diet, physical exercise, try to take 4 meals a day, and take detox are virechana once.
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MBBS & Post Graduate course in Diabetology, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), CCEBDM
Endocrinologist, Bangalore
HBA1c
People with diabetes should get the hba1c test done once in three months. This measure the glucose levels of three months hba1c 6.5-7 is good control 7-7.5 average control >7.5 poor control.
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I am 50 years old women suffering from thyroid, from last 26 years and i'm still taking 2 tablet's of 100mg eltroxin regularly. Tell me what should I do for this and also suffering with rheumatoid arthritis and fatigue. Please suggest me regarding this.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 50 years old women suffering from thyroid, from last 26 years and i'm still taking 2 tablet's of 100mg eltroxin ...
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 may help, take tab. dolo 650 mg for pain.
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I am 35 years old I have piles complaint what can I do to control and also I have sugar complaint. Please help.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I am 35 years old I have piles complaint what can I do to control and also I have sugar complaint. Please help.
avoid constipation, avoid straining on stool, take fiber diet and green vegetables. take pilex tab one tab 3 times daily for one month, apply anovate on anus. consult surgeon if not ok.
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I am sixty years old male retired from government service but unfortunately without pension. I am taking BP tables morning and evening to control by BP as Glycomet thrice in a day for controlling my sugar which is on the higher side after food. I am not getting sleep in the night. What is the remedy for getting a good sleep?

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
I am sixty years old male retired from government service but unfortunately without pension. I am taking BP tables mo...
Sleep related disorder is common in elderly with comorbidities. Good sleep hygiene is advised for the same. Going to bed early, light meals before food, low light, avoiding fatty meal, reading novels, avoiding watching tv in the evening, yoga or relaxation before sleeping are some measures you can try.
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MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
Understanding Uric Acid and how to manage them.

Uric acid results from the breakdown of compounds known as purines in the body. Purines are both produced in the body and consumed through the diet. Normal values of uric acid in the blood range from 2.4 to 6.0 milligrams per deciliter for females and 3.4 to 7.0 milligrams per deciliter for males. Uric acid levels higher than 7.0 milligrams per deciliter in the blood can cause crystals to form and build up around joints, resulting in a painful form of arthritis known as gout. Many foods contain high levels of purines, and eating these foods can lead to high levels of uric acid in the blood.

Diet Tips for High Uric Acid Patients:
1. Lower fat intake as excess fat reduces normal excretion of uric acid.
2. Liberal fluid intake to keep the urine dilute and uric acid soluble to facilitate excretion by kidney.
3. Restriction or elimination of alcohol.

What to Avoid:
1. Shell fishes, red meat, mince meat, meat extracts, organ
meats, fishes (sardine, roe, makeral).
2. Whole pulses (masur, rajmah, chana, chole, etc.). Other dals
are allowed.
3. Vegetables and fruits - green peas, spinach, French beans,
brinjal, cauliflower, mushroom, chickoo, custard apple.

Diet Rules:
A. Use less salt while cooking. Avoid adding salt while cooking
rice or in chapatti dough.
B. Use adjuncts like tomato, vinegar, cocum, amchur, lime juice,
curd, pepper powder to make the food cooked with less salt
palatable.
C. Remove the salt shaker from the table.
D. Avoid salted nuts/ biscuits, papads, pickles, chutneys.
E. Avoid excess consumption of processed and preserved
foods; eg. Bakery products
F. Caution - Do not overdo on salt substitutes as that might
cause an electrolyte imbalance.

Recommended Foods:
a. Fresh cherries, strawberries, blueberries and other red-blue
berries
b. Bananas
c. Celery
d. Tomatoes
e. Vegetables including cabbage and parsley
f. Foods high in bromelain (pineapple)
g. Foods high in vitamin C (red cabbage, red bell peppers,
tangerines, mandarins, oranges, potatoes)
h. Low-fat dairy products
i. Complex carbohydrates (whole grain breads, cereals)
j. Chocolate, cocoa
k. Coffee, tea

Although Purines (organic compounds, which create uric acid breakdown in the body) are found in vegetable sources, they don't cause the same amount of uric acid buildup in the body that meat sources do. In fact, fresh fruits and vegetables reduce acid levels in the body and it is often advised to avoid red meats, organ meats and highly processed foods. Fresh fruits and vegetables are encouraged so the patient can increase alkalinity in the blood.
Therefore, rather than attempting to find foods that are free of purines and uric acid, it’s important to know how to increase the body’s alkalinity, which naturally reduces the body’s acidity. Fresh, non-processed foods, such as fruits and vegetables, are the way to go.


Foods identified that lowers your Uric Acid

1. Water
Water flushes out toxins including excess uric acid from the body. Have at least 10- 12 glasses of water daily.

2. Cherries
Cherries have anti–inflammatory substances named anthocyanis that help reduce uric acid levels. It prevents the uric acid from crystallising and being deposited in the joints. Cherries also neutralise the acids and help prevent inflammation and pain. 200 gms per day is very effective in bringing down uric acid.

3. Apple
Malic acid in apple neutralises uric acid and thus provides relief to the sufferers. You should consume one apple daily after a meal.

4. Lime
The citric acid found in lime is a solvent of the uric acid .The juice of half a lime squeezed into a glass of water should be taken twice daily.

5. French bean Juice
Another effective home remedy for gout is French beans juice. The healthy juice can be consumed twice everyday for treating gout or high uric acid.

6. Celery seed
This is a popular home remedy to lower uric acid levels in the body. Have celery seeds extract to get best results.

7. Berries
Berries especially strawberries, and blueberries have anti-inflammatory properties so include them in your diet.

8. Apple Cider Vinegar
Drink apple cider vinegar. Add 3 teaspoons of vinegar to 8 ounces of water and have it 2-3 times every day to treat uric acid.

9. Pinto Beans
A diet rich in folic acid can help lower uric acid naturally. Folic acid rich foods like pinto beans, sunflower seeds and lentils should be included in your diet.

10. Vegetable Juices
Carrot juice in combination with beet and cucumber juice is also very effective. 100 ml each of beet juice and cucumber juice should be mixed with 300 ml carrot juice and taken daily.

11. Low fat dairy products
Low fat dairy products like milk, curd help lower uric acid level.

12. Foods rich in Vit C
Include Vitamin C rich foods and supplements in your daily diet to reduce uric acid in the body. It disintegrates uric acid and forces it out of the body through urine. Good sources of vitamin C are Awla, Guava, Kiwi, Sweet lime, oranges, capsicum, lemon, tomato and green leafy veg.

13. High-fiber foods
According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, adding foods high in dietary fibre may help lower uric acid levels in your blood. Dietary fibre may help absorb uric acid in your bloodstream, allowing it to be eliminated from your body through your kidneys. Increase the consumption of dietary soluble fibres such as Isabgol , Oats, Broccoli, apples, oranges, pears, strawberries, blueberries, cucumbers, celery, and carrots, barley.

14. Bananas
Bananas are also beneficial in lowering uric acid.A banana-only diet, consisting of eight or nine bananas per day for three or four days, may alleviate the swelling and inflammation of joints caused by gout or other forms of arthritis more rapidly.

15. Green tea
Consume green tea on a regular basis to control hyperuricemia (high uric acid levels) and lower your risk of developing gout.

16. Grains
Eating grains that are more alkaline such as jowar, bajra are helpful to reduce the level of uric acid in the body.

17. Tomatoes, broccoli, and cucumbers
Tomatoes, broccoli, and cucumbers are some of the veggies that you need to start including in your meals. Tomatoes are one of the best vegetables that you could have for lowering uric acid. Fresh tomato is alkaline by nature and when it is exposed to the blood stream it increases the alkalinity of the blood.

18. Dark Chocolate, cocoa
Theobromine is an alkaloid that is similar in structure to caffeine. It is found mainly in the cocoa bean and is at the highest levels in dark chocolates. Theobromine also can relax the bronchial muscles of the lungs and according to a small study, was more effective than codeine in relieving coughing. According to Dr. Shmuel Halevi at Acumedico.com, theobromine has the highest concentration of uric acid per gram of food than any other substance”, as reported by Livestrong.

19. Raw vegetables
Raw vegetables like potatoes or corns are effective to reduce uric acid in the body. Have them raw or steam these vegetables.

20. Omega-3
Essential fat Omega 3 from flaxseeds, walnuts, fishes like salmon, herring, mackerel, sardines reduces inflammation and swelling



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I am 22 years old, my father died in Diabetes. My question is what should I do for prevention?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 22 years old, my father died in
Diabetes. My question is what should I do for prevention?
Hi, Diabetes-2 is a lifestyle related problem, so making a few lifestyle changes can lower the chances of developing type 2 diabetes. -Excess weight is the single most important cause of type 2 diabetes, so control or reduce your weight if you are overweight! -Avoid sedentary lifestyle and start get moving. Brisk walking for a half hour every day reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. -Modify your diet: *Choose whole grains and whole grain products over highly processed carbohydrates. The bran and fiber in whole grains make it more difficult for digestive enzymes to break down the starches into glucose. *Avoid sugary beverages which have a high glycemic load, and drinking more of this sugary stuff is associated with increased risk of diabetes. *Choose good fats instead of bad fats. Good fats found in liquid vegetable oils, nuts, and seeds. Trans fats or bad fats are found in many margarines, packaged baked goods, fried foods, fast or junk foods. *Limit intake of red meat and processed meats. Nuts, seeds, beans, tofu, or poultry are much more healthful protein choices. -Quit smoking. -Moderate alcohol consumption decreases the risk of type 2 diabetes. -Avoid taking unnecessary stress or tension! And keep an optimistic attitude in life!
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My wife have thyroid she is also diabetes she is 49 year old her weight is 72 her blood sugar fasting 126 please advice some cheap & iffectd Madicine ?

MBBS, MDRC
Endocrinologist, Nellore
Cut down food intake by 25%, Go for regular walking at least 1hour/day, Try to reduce weight by 5 kgs in 3 months.
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