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Dr. Kalkeja is a popular Endocrinologist in Vasant Kunj, Delhi. You can meet Dr. Kalkeja personally at Fortis Flight Liutenant Rajan Dhall Hospital - Vasant Kunj in Vasant Kunj, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kalkeja on Lybrate.com.

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Hello doctor, I am a 21 years old college goer. I have irregular menstruation and scanty flow. And weight gain ,could not lose weight even when I was on strict diet and 1 hour exercise. I feel my scalp itchy even just after washing. I also have severe hairfall which I never experienced before. I took a thyroid test.in which. T3 is 1ng/ml. T4 is 7.73microgram/dl and TSH 1mIU/ml. If thyroid function is normal. What should I do. Please help me with this.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello doctor, I am a 21 years old college goer. I have irregular menstruation and scanty flow. And weight gain ,could...
Lybrate-user, looking at thyroid test result, it is quite normal. There is no hypothyroidism. Your bmi is 24.59 kgs/m2 (normal <23 kgs/m2). Showing a slight excess weight about 4 kgs. The reason for hair fall may some thing other than hypothyroidism. It is better to consult a skin specialist. Follow the guidelines that will be given. Thanks.
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I am hypothyroid patient, I am taking thyroxine 200 now. Is there any side effect to take this medicine to me?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am  hypothyroid patient, I am taking thyroxine 200 now. Is there any side effect to take this medicine to me?
Mr. Lybrate-user, if you feeling fine with that dose and if tsh levels are within normal (desired) limit, then there is absolutely no problem. Thyroxine is actually similar to the natural hormone produced by thyroid gland. So most often it is very well tolerated. Some times side effects may be seen, early in treatment. But majority of patients do not experience any problems. Thanks.
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Hello Sir /Madan, My postprandial blood sugar was 98 one year back. When I tested it again today it was 123. Why it has raised? Am I in danger of getting diabetes? Reason for the raise?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Homeopath,
Hello Sir /Madan, My postprandial blood sugar was 98 one year back. When I tested it again today it was 123. Why it h...
sugar various with food taken, also internal harmones also affect ur sugar levels, u don't have sugar, enjoy don't worry.
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What medications are best for the treatment of Sugar? What are their side effects?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
What medications are best for the treatment of Sugar? What are their side effects?
Lybrate-user, for treatment of diabetes best is insulin as the disease occurs due to either its deficiency or resistance to its action. However, choice of treatment depends on individual patients need and type of diabetes. T1 dm can only be treated by insulin injections there is no other treatment. T2 dm can be treated by either oral anti diabetes drugs alone or along with insulin. This will depend upon severity and response of the patient. Along with drug treatment regular exercise and diet control are equally important.
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Please advice for diet in diabetic hypothyroid hypertensive CKD patient with post angioplasty status?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Please advice for diet in diabetic hypothyroid hypertensive CKD patient with post angioplasty status?
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 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.
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I am a diabetic person I am not getting sleep at night and my heel is also paining lots of time.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am a diabetic person
I am not getting sleep at night and my heel is also paining lots of time.
Heat fermentation with warm water and apply pain relief ointment and do calf stretching exercise avoid long standing if it work then it near pf and tk physiotherapy treatment wax therapy and ultrasonic therapy calf stretching exercise. Use heel sole in foot wear.
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My sugar level is increasing too much day by day I.How can I take my sugar level down now.

BAMS, M.D.Alternative Medicines
Ayurveda, Belgaum
My sugar level is increasing too much day by day I.How can I take my sugar level down now.
Hello lybrate-user, Mention Always 1.If your already diagnosed diabetic and on treatment. Or 2.Recent found diabetic on or off treatment. Or 3.Prediabetes symptom just started? 4.Ur old and recent blood sugar levels i.e. Fasting and post prandial? your glycemic control level? 5.Any of these symptoms your have like-Frequent urination specially at nigh? Increase thirst? Increase hunger? Fatigue?Dizziness? Unusual weight loss? Etc Kindly Consult me with these recent reports •Fasting Blood Sugar and Fasting Urine Sugar. •Postprandial blood sugar and post prandial urine sugar. •HbA1c (Glycosulated Haemoglobin. •Urine routine and microscopy report. Note: DIABETES is effectively controlled with •PROPER MEDICATIONS. •PROPER DIET. •PROPER EXERCISES AND YOGA. •PROPER LIFESTYLE AND PLAN. EFFECTIVE HOME REMEDY to control blood sugar levels 1.Take Madhunashini leaves 2 leaves twice a day. 2.Take Coriander seeds 5 gms twice a day. 3.Insulin plant 2 leaf per day. 4.Bitter Gourd juice 10 mland Amla juice10 ml twice a day. EFFECTIVE HERBS 1.Madhunashini powder. 2.Giloy satva. 3.Shilajit. 4.Methika beej. 5.Neem powder. DIET •Very low sugar, low carbohydrate diet, Low fat diet. •Bitter gourd, Turmeric, Coriander. FOR MORE INFORMATION TO CONTROL DIABETICS EFFECTIVELY. IT'S DIET MEDICATIONS YOGA EXCERCISES ETC WITH AYURVEDA. KINDLY CONSULT ME WITH your REPORTS. I wish you happy healthy and prosperous life ahead.
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Diabetes and Oral Health- Tips For Diabetics

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Diabetes and Oral Health- Tips For Diabetics

We know that diabetes can harm your eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other important systems in your body. But did you know it can also cause dental and gum problems in your mouth?

The link between diabetes and oral problems is real, though lesser known. Diabetics are at a higher risk for periodontal or gum disease which is an infection of the gum and bone that hold your teeth in place.

Untreated periodontal disease can lead to pain on chewing and even tooth loss, if it’s left untreated. Gum disease can also more severe and take longer to heal if you are a diabetic.

Research also shows that alternatively, periodontal disease may also make it hard for you to control your blood glucose.

If your diabetes is not under control, you are more likely to develop problems in your mouth like-

  1. Dry mouth, a condition that happens when you do not have enough saliva—the fluid that keeps your mouth wet. It is a common symptom of undetected diabetes and can also cause mouth soreness, ulcers, infections, and tooth decay.
  2. Another problem diabetes can cause is a fungal infection called thrush or candidiasis because diabetes usually causes the glucose levels in your saliva to increase. And this encourages the fungus causing thrush to grow in your mouth, leading to painful white patches.
  3. When diabetes is not controlled, high glucose levels in your saliva also help harmful bacteria grow in your mouth. These bacteria combine with food particles to form a soft, sticky film called plaque which causes tooth decay. Plaque also comes from eating sugary and starchy foods.
  4. And some types of plaque cause tooth decay or cavities and other types of plaque cause gum disease and bad breath.
  5. Diabetics have a higher incidence of Gingivitis which causes unhealthy, red, inflamed gums. You need regular flossing as well as cleaning at the dentists to prevent it.

What can you do?

  1. You must keep your blood glucose under control to prevent mouth problems. Diabetics with poor blood glucose control get gum disease more often and more severely than diabetics whose blood sugar is under control.
  2. If you have diabetes, you should brush and floss every day and follow this up with regular dental check-ups.
  3. Call your dentist when you notice a problem in your mouth. Keep observing and checking your mouth regularly for any problems. Don’t ignore minor stuff like gum bleeding during brushing and flossing. And also notice dryness, soreness, white patches, or a bad taste in the mouth. All of these are big enough reasons to visit your dentist.
  4. Tell your dentist if your dentures suddenly don’t fit right or if your gums are sore.

Also, take care to quit smoking. Smoking makes gum disease worse and causes dry mouth which aggravates oral problems.

Needless to add, good blood glucose control is your best defence against the oral complications of diabetes like gum disease. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.

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How often should I visit you for checkups in order to stay as healthy as possible and avoid diabetic complications?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
How often should I visit you for checkups in order to stay as healthy as possible and avoid diabetic complications?
Mr. Lybrate-user, visiting a doctor often is not required, what is needed is to follow instructions and treatment advised by him. For a diabetes patient following few things are important: 1) take all the prescribed drugs reguarly as advised, do not stop or change on your own or listening to unprofessional advise. 2) take restricted diet again as advised by the physician, in diabetes the dictum is" no feasting or no fasting" 3) consume more of green leafy vegetables, salads and permitted fruits (100 ga day). 4) always use whole grain products, do not use refined flours, highly processed foods, junk foods, sweets, sweetened aerated drinks and pastries. 5) avoid alcohol and smoking 6) exercise daily for at least 1 hour, brisk walk is a good option. Joining a gym also is good. Plus a periodic check up of blood sugar is necessary. If you have t1 diabetes then insulin is the only option in such a situation blood glucose testing is to be done more often. Initially vists to doctor may be more often.
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I have fertility problem that's why I can't conceive my pregnancy, what is the solution of my problem?

MBBS (Gold Medalist, Hons), MS (Obst and Gynae- Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst and Gynae), Fellow- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (ACOG, USA), FIAOG
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Solution is simple. We need to test both husband and wife and diagnose the cause of this problem. Then we need to give drugs for that cause.
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Infertility in Men and Women - Is Homeopathy Equipped to Treat it?

BHMS
Homeopath, Jabalpur
Infertility in Men and Women - Is Homeopathy Equipped to Treat it?

Infertility refers to the inability to conceive after having sex without protection. The biological inability of a man or a woman to contribute to conception and carry a full-term pregnancy may also be referred to as infertility. Among the various treatments for infertility, homeopathy accounts for being an effective one in both men and women.

Homeopathic medicines for infertility in women
Homeopathic medicines for infertility because of acid vaginal charges:â borax and natrum phos are considered to be the best homeopathic medicines for infertility in women because of acid vaginal charges. These medicines are used when the vaginal discharges are destructive, acrid and kills sperms. Borax is used when the discharge is like egg white, copious and warm and it helps in easy conception. Natrum phos is used when the discharge is acrid, creamy or honey colored.
Homeopathic medicines for infertility because of prolonged and profuse periods:â calcarea carb and aletris farionosa are used in case of too much prolonged, too profuse menstrual periods and periods which occur before time. Early mensus are experienced by patients. Anemia, leucorrhea, fatigues, tiredness and weakness may be experienced with menorragia.

Homeopathic medicines for infertility in men:
Homeopathic medicines for infertility in men with erectile dysfunction:â there are several effective homeopathic medicines for this purpose. Agnus castus is used when a man’s sexual desire and physical ability is low and the genitals stay relaxed, cold and flaccid. Caladium is best when infertility or impotency occurs due to mental depression. In this case, the genitals stay relaxed and weak erectionâ is observed. Selenium is another efficient homeopathic medicine for erectile dysfunction in cases of slow and weak erections. Involuntary semen discharge may also be experienced.
Homeopathic medicines for infertility in men with low sperm count:â x-ray is the most effective homeopathic medicine for treating low sperm count in men. Sperm count gets increased and both the quantity and quality of sperm are enhanced.
Homeopathic medicines for infertility in men with orchitis:â conium is an ideal homeopathic medicine for treating infertility in men with orchitis. The testicles are swollen, enlarged and become hard. Conium also helps when a patient has a history of suppressed sexual desire.

Homeopathy is the most natural treatment for fertility in men and women, with no side effects on the body. Homeopathic medicine works with following rule of the nature's law of cure and these medicines workâ naturally without producing any harm to theâ body. You should consult a homeopathic practitioner before taking any homeopathic remedy for infertility. 

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My father is facing high sugar problem, sometime it is 355 and else it is 250 or something. Please suggest me some herbs to finish this.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
My father is facing high sugar problem, sometime it is 355 and else it is 250 or something. Please suggest me some he...
Please It is not possible to finish it completely Regular medicine, exercise, diet control is must Give him Tab Ziglim plus. 1. 30 1... 1 Tab dibecon d s. 30 1... 1 Check blood sugar, after 2 wks with above medicine.
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I am a 39 year old and am suffering from hypertension for more than a decade. The reason is I have a scar on my left kidney due to some issue when I was young which I too didn't know about. I have been taking highest medication. Amlopress vl 160. But no effect. Please help.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Please mention your recent blood pressure and revert back to me for further assistance. Pls upload usg report if you have it.
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Hello doctor; my problem is that I was recently detected high diabetes during my medical exam, since I work abroad. My sugar level fasting 160/253 pp plasma glucose. My age is 41 years height 5'9" weight 99 kgs. My doctor advised tab glimsave m2. But is not helping mi out as I wave to clear medicals asap. Kindly advise thank you.

BSc
Ayurveda, Ujjain
You take noni syrup 10 ml in a glass of normal water stair well consume 5 minutes after 30 minutes take meals mor/eve continue your medicine check your sugar if reduce than reduce your medicine accordingly.
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If someone is a diabetic patient and she totally stopped eating sweets then will diabetic normal?

M.Sc - Psychology, PGDEMS, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
If someone is a diabetic patient and she totally stopped eating sweets then will diabetic normal?
Diabetes is not a disease that occurs only due to consumption of lot of sweets. Infact it is a lifestyle disorder, that is seen more because of sedentary lifestyle. Regular exercising, eating adequate & nutritious diet, at regular time intervals will help to lower the blood glucose level.
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I am 60 diabetic T2 on Insulin. Please advise me which fruits I should take and at what time so that my sugar level remains under control.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
I am 60 diabetic T2 on Insulin. Please advise me which fruits I should take and at what time so that my sugar level r...
Please You should take all fruits in small quantities regularly as vitamins minerals and fibres in them are good for health Check your blood sugar levels regularly
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My mom is having a sugar problem and after so much of taking care of diet and avoid all sweet items but then also her sugar keeps on increasing from 145 to 280 in awhile. What should I do for that .please suggest.

BSc
Ayurveda, Ujjain
My mom is having a sugar problem and after so much of taking care of diet and avoid all sweet items but then also her...
Give her neem capsule 1 in morning end 1 in night 30 minutes before lunch end dinner for a month than consult me for further treatment.
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I am 31 year old female. I am suffering from many health problems. Like hypo thyroid. Taking 75mg thyroxin medicine. Every month facing genital herpes. It happened after marriage. I got marriage in 2012 and in 2013 I got divorce. Now depression, tremors in hands and legs fast heart beat sleeplessness. What should I do.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I think you are suffering from anxiety disorder. Panic attacks and anxiety disorder can be managed with the help of psychotherapy, meditation, exercise and life style changes. Please post a private question to me with every detail. I will help you. Take care.
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My sugar level is empty stomach 125, and after meal (2 hr) 165, please suggest medicine required or not. I am doing daily exercise approx 45 min. If medicine required then medicine name please. And tell me if take medicine now then have to continue medicine or not required.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
My sugar level is empty stomach 125, and after meal (2 hr) 165, please suggest medicine required or not. I am doing d...
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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Have severe leg pain and lower back diabetic on insulin unable to sit down and get up due to severe pain.

Vaidya Visharad
Sexologist, Narnaul
Dear, Diabetes is often called the silent killer. Diabetes, is a metabolic disease in which sugar does not get metabolized properly in the body. This means that the blood sugar levels continue to be high, threatening the normal functioning of the body. According to Ayurveda There are 20 forms of Diabetes : 4 are due to Vata, 6 result from Pitta, and 10 are caused by Kapha. But Diabetes (MADHUMEHA) is.Mainly kapha dosha disease. Poorly managed diabetes can lead to a host of long-term complications like :- Heart attacks, Strokes, Blindness, Nerve damage, Amputation of Limb. Impotency in men.Visit us at www.Malhotraayurveda.Com
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