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Dr. Vijayashanthini R  - Homeopath, Chennai

Dr. Vijayashanthini R

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Homeopath, Chennai

8 Years Experience
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Vijayashanthini R is one of the best Homeopaths in Rajakilpakkam, Chennai. She has helped numerous patients in her 8 years of experience as a Homeopath. She studied and completed MD . She is currently practising at Sushaanth Homoeo Clinic in Rajakilpakkam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vijayashanthini R and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MD - Rajiv Gandhi University - 2010
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Varicose Veins - Homeopathic Remedies for it!

BHMS
Homeopath, Hooghly
Varicose Veins - Homeopathic Remedies for it!

Varicose veins are swollen and twisted veins that look blue and are close to the surface of the skin. A vein is said to be varicose when it is dilated, lengthened and tortuous. These twisted, swelled and bulging vessels are commonly found on the insides of the legs between the groin and the ankle, at the back of the calf and as hemorrhoids (veins around the anus).

They form because the blood flow is too slow and the veins get slowly dilated and tortuous in order to accomodate more blood in the lumen. Another possible reason is that the valve in the vein are not working properly so the blood drops down with gravity and collects in the veins of the legs. It is believed that upto 15% adults in the western world are affected by this condition. Varicose veins are more likely to occur in women than in men.

Symptoms
The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Varicose veins includes the 17 symptoms listed below:

  1. Enlarged blue or dark purple veins - usually leg veins affected
  2. Enlarged leg veins
  3.  Legs swelling
  4.  Swollen feet
  5.  Swollen ankles
  6.  Weak leg muscles
  7.  Leg muscle cramps - usually at night
  8.  Inadequate leg circulation
  9.  Poor leg healing
  10.  Eczema on legs
  11.  Itchy skin on legs or ankles
  12.  Leg ulcers
  13.  Leg aches after standing still
  14.  Leg cramps
  15.  Spider veins on legs

Homeopathic Treatment for Varicose Veins

Homeopathic treatment for Varicose Veins offers a very gentle and a subtle way to cure varicose veins from its roots. The advanced stages too may very well be prevented with homeopathic medicines. The medicines are very easy to administer and are totally patient friendly. Homeopathic treatment for varicose veins has no side effects and focuses on the underlying cause of the disease. It takes care of the disease and its symptoms without any compromise on the other systems of the body. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a homeopath.

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What can I do in high acidity situation ? My body like stuck. Too much pain at liver side when ever I take breast.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
What can I do in high acidity situation ? My body like stuck. Too much pain at liver side when ever I take breast.
1.Take bland diet, Avoid foods which cause acidity like spicy, oily, fatty and junk foods, onion, garlic, citrus fruit like orange grape, lemon, tomato, cucumber, raddish, vinegar, pickle etc 2.Have proper Breakfast, Don’t skip or postpone your meal, Take home made food, Avoid food and water from outside, 3.Eat food slowly, don’t rush, take smaller meals at frequent intervals like 5-6 meals per day, and don't overeat. Limit fluid intake during meal4.Drink plenty of water (8-10 glass daily). Take your meal regularly and timely. Avoid fasting, Don’t skip your breakfast. 5. Stop smoking, consumption of alcohol and tobacco, excess tea or coffee, carbonated drinks if you are having,6. Avoid stress, have adequate rest, sleep for 7-8 hours daily in night, go for regular exercise, practice yoga/meditation 7. Take one tablet of pan40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days .8.Consult Gastro enterologist for further advice.
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My son is type 1 diabetes under insulin treatment, He is taking 10 -0-0 Lantus 3-3-3 humalog, now the sugar levels are in control. What happens if he stops the insulin. If the sugar levels are normal, can we stop insulin.

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Homeopath, Secunderabad
My son is type 1 diabetes under insulin treatment, He is taking 10 -0-0 Lantus 3-3-3 humalog, now the sugar levels ar...
Please talk to your doctor as it is very important to keep monitoring the sugar levels lifelong and take the appropriate medicines as suggested by the doctor. One should not stop the insulin. May be he can improve in the long run if he follows a very healthy lifestyle. Proper diet and daily exercise ( let him learn Yoga also ) can help the body to adapt more efficiently ( and thereby may help in keeping the insulin requirements to the minimum ).
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Prevent The Dangerous DENGUE Fever - Follow These Simple Steps

MD - Pathology
General Physician, Amritsar
Prevent The Dangerous DENGUE Fever - Follow These Simple Steps
How to prevent dengue fever

A painful, mosquito-borne disease, dengue (pronounced dengue) fever is on the rise. While in some cases, it has proved to be fatal, in most cases dengue is curable. There is no vaccination available to protect against this fever. So the best way to avoid is to take precautions.
Here are a few precautions you can take against dengue.

1. Avoid public spaces - avoid densely populated residential areas, as more the people, more the virus can spread.
2. Use insect protection - use mosquito repellents and nets when indoors. Use repellents when going outdoors; this is especially important for children playing outdoors.
3. Use air cooling - use the fan or the air-conditioning when indoors as the air-cooling drives the mosquitoes away.
4. Prevent entry - close all doors and windows tightly before sunset. Ensure there are no gaps for mosquitoes to come indoors.
5. Check for symptoms - if you have any of the symptoms, consult your doctor. It is advisable to keep yourself aware about the symptoms so one can react quickly if needed. Some of the symptoms are:

Severe headaches.
Nausea.
Vomiting.
Sudden rise in body temperature.
Mild bleeding in the gums or nose.
Severe muscle and joint pain.
Acute pain behind the eyes.

The one confusing part of dengue fever is that it can be mistaken for normal fever upon onset. However, it can develop to serious problem. People with a weak immune system and people who have had dengue before, are at the higher risks of contracting this again, and at a bigger scale.

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I am 20 year old, female I did sex today afternoon and with using condom also but suddenly I have seen blood after 3 hours. Is their any problem?

MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
I am 20 year old, female I did sex today afternoon and with using condom also but suddenly I have seen blood after 3 ...
No there is no problem, may be it is due to start of mensuration cycle or some injury during sexual intercourse.
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I am a hypothyroidism patient taking 125 mg thyroxine. My question is that .will I have soya Chunk .does Soya Chunk has any effect on medicine.

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicines and Surgery(BAMS), Post Graduation Diploma in Emergency Medicines And Services(PGDEMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am a hypothyroidism patient taking 125 mg thyroxine. My question is that .will I have soya Chunk .does Soya Chunk h...
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....take punarnavadi mandoor and kanchnar guggul 1-1 tab twice a day
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Fasting During Pregnancy - Should You Do It?

Speciality Birthing Care
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
Fasting During Pregnancy - Should You Do It?

If you are pregnant and considering fasting during the festive season, it might not be a good idea. As per studies, fasting during any trimester of the pregnancy can have detrimental effects on the unborn child.

During the 1st trimester, your baby is in a very delicate stage. It is better not to fast during this period of time. Similarly, fasting during the 3rd trimester is also very much unsafe. However, if you are healthy and have no pregnancy-related complications then you can fast but only after consulting your doctor. Remember that your baby depends on you for food. So, it is always good to avoid going completely w111939ithout food when on fasting during pregnancy.

Below given are a few tips to be followed by pregnant women when going on Navratri fasting:

  1. Consult your doctor: The doctor should always be consulted before deciding to fast. Different women have different risk levels, and there can be chances of diseases like diabetes and threats of miscarriage. The doctor will be the sole person to gauge the degree of risk associated and give a proper solution.
  2. Stay hydrated: Consume lots of water. This should be done to avoid dehydration. Dehydration can lead to hardening of tummy or cases of pre-term labor. It can also result in dry skin and mouth, fatigue, intense feelings of thirst and dark urine.
  3. Sleep well: While fasting, pregnant women experience a lot of stress compared to others. There is the combined physical exertion of pregnancy and fasting. This can take a serious toll on health. It is always advisable that they sleep for long and stay relaxed.
  4. Eat healthily: Eating healthy is very important as then only, the baby will get enough nutrients. In this regard, a healthy diet plan, given by the doctor should be followed. Consumption of 2-3 types of fruits throughout the day is essential as they are rich in natural sugars and minerals. This helps in maintaining the energy levels of the body. Moreover, the fast should always be broken with healthy and nutritious foods. As the body does not get food, for the entire day, gobbling something deep fried and oily after the fast ends, is not at all a good idea. High sugar foods or caffeinated drinks like coffee and tea should be avoided during fast.
  5. Look out for warning signs: The would-be mother should always look out for warning signs. This includes severe dehydration, weight loss, constipation, indigestion, nausea, dizziness, headaches, lethargy, fever and even a reduction of the baby’s movement inside the womb. These are indications that the body cannot cope with the stress associated with fasting. These physical conditions should be immediately reported to the doctor.

Keep these important tips in mind in order to enjoy the festive spirit along with a healthy and safe pregnancy! In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Safe and Unsafe Medications to Take While Pregnant

MBBS, DGO, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MRCOG
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Safe and Unsafe Medications to Take While Pregnant

Which medicines are safe to use during Pregnancy?

Normal pregnancy lasts for 38 to 42 weeks. However, there may be times during these weeks that you may have some physical issues such as vomiting, backache, and loose stools etc which require treatment with medicines.

Therefore, monitoring and managing these physical conditions becomes necessary to ensure a normal delivery.Management consists of both medicines and rehabilitation.Medicines are considered to be the first line of treatment; however, the health care provider needs to take care while prescribing medicines during pregnancy taking into consideration the harmful effects they can have on both – the mother and the foetus.  Medicines pass on via the placenta from the mother to the foetus. Hence, before prescribing any medicine the provider should check the possibilities of the medicine causing any congenital defect. You should avoid medicines from the time of conception till the first 10 weeks, as this is the time when the foetus is most prone to the get permanent congenital deformities. Medicines given in the later stages (after 10 weeks) may cause systemic damage. For example NSAIDs (Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) may lead to problems during labour or organ defects in the foetus.

Therefore, medicines should always be avoided during pregnancy. Still there are certain medicines, which can be taken but after consulting your physician. Let’s discuss the medicines that are safe during pregnancy.

The following is a list of medicines and their effects during pregnancy:

1. Analgesic Medicines

Paracetamol Safe
NSAIDs, such as aspirin May cause heart abnormalities in the third trimester

2. Opiates

Codeine Effective in low doses
Hydrocodone Effective in low doses
Hydromorphone Effective in low doses

3. Anaesthetics

Etomidate Unknown always ask your provider
Ketamine Avoid during the last trimester
Lorazepam Avoid for severe conditions, safe for short periods

4. Thrombolytics - The possible advantages of this class may balance the risk during pregnancy. Common medicines used are: Alteplase, Reteplase, Streptokinase, Urokinase.

5. Antidotes

Hydroxycobalamin antidote: cyanide Safe
Methylene blue antidote: methemoglobinemia Has a potential risk to the mother and foetus

6. Penicillins

First generation: penicillin G, benzathine penicillin, Bicillin, penicillin VK Safe
Second generation: oxacillin, dicloxacillin, nafcillin Safe

7. Cardiac agents

Adenosine Safe
Digoxin Not advised in third trimester
Lidocaine Safe

8. Diabetes: Insulin is safe to use during diabetes.

9. Antacids

Famotidine Low risk
Ranitidine Safe

10. Corticosteroids: Advised for short term use

Cetirizine Almost safe
Chlorpheniramine Safe

Always talk to your physician in case of any complication and before taking any medicine given above.

When I do sex with my wife quickly my sperm is coming out and it's not satisfying my wife so how can I do sex without coming fast.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine & Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
When I do sex with my wife quickly my sperm is coming out and it's not satisfying my wife so how can I do sex without...
Hello, Don't indulge in penis insertion in first fifteen minutes of foreplay. Change position during sex. Masturbate an hour before sex or use a desensitizing cream or a condom. If still not getting improvement,its time to start medications seriously.
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