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Dr. Komal Sukhija

Endocrinologist, Delhi

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Dr. Komal Sukhija Endocrinologist, Delhi
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Dr. Komal Sukhija is a popular Endocrinologist in Tis hazari, Delhi. You can meet Dr. Komal Sukhija personally at Dr. Komal Sukhija@St Stephens Hospital in Tis hazari, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Komal Sukhija and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Hi doctor. I am 25 year old, I have autoimmune thyroid disease. so, please tell what to do.?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi doctor. I am 25 year old, I have autoimmune thyroid disease. so, please tell what to do.?
IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- where there is 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 bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Go for walk, 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, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Do Tests every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor on time.
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How can I get fair skin and gain weight? I have thyroid problem from last 8 year and it's very badly affects on my body and health. What to do? Hell me!

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Srinagar
How can I get fair skin and gain weight? I have thyroid problem from last 8 year and it's very badly affects on my bo...
Colour of the skin is genetic .There can be little improvement if you shift to cold place or you can go for bleaching.
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Dear Dr. We found diabetes and lymphnodes problem for my mom now she is better after treatment. Please advice us the fruits which can be eaten which should not effect for her diabetes and lymphnodes problem.

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Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh
Dear Dr. We found diabetes and lymphnodes problem for my mom now she is better after treatment. Please  advice us the...
In diabetes diet plays a very important role. You need to be very particular about food choices & timings to control blood glucose levels. Even medicines will not work properly unless you are particularly about food choices. I would suggest you to properly follow the do's and don't of diabetes so to control the blood glucose levels.
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Dear sir, my last report dtd 23rd april 2015 as follows. Fs 172 pp 200 chalestrol 106. Creatine 1. 12. My diete is. 8. 00 am morning 2 chapaties with sugar free tea. 10. 00 curd 1 wati. 11. 30 3 diagestive biscuits with green tea. 1. 00 lunch 3 chapati + 1 wati sabji + salad. 2. 00 1/2 glass butter milk. 4. 30 3 diagestive biscuits with green tea. 6. 00 1 apple. 8. 00 diet chiwada with green tea. 10. 00 dinner 3 chapati + 1 wati sabji + 1 wati dal + salad. Please advise.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to cardiovascular disease. What you eat has a direct impact on your cholesterol level. In fact, a diet rich in fiber and other cholesterol-lowering foods may help lower cholesterol as much as statin medication for some people. Working with a registered dietitian and doctor is the key to develop and maintain a successful health program to manage it. I will inform you on how to make diet, lifestyle changes, make you understand instructions for taking medication because it won't work if you don't take it as directed. Consult privately for a holistic dietary therapy to solve your problems.
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Sir my age is 25years 6months and when I have done my blood test my sugar level in fasting is 246 and after food is 296 and preferred me to take insulin but sone times it become normal.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Sir my age is 25years 6months and when I have done my blood test my sugar level in fasting is 246 and after food is 2...
Your blood sugar is very high. You have to start medicine at the earliest after consulting physician. Follow the advice given below 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, a handful of walnut daily (akhrot) 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 dad has diabetes then what I would have to do for him to feel easy and fit so what I have to do.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My dad has diabetes then what I would have to do for him to feel easy and fit so what I have to do.
Mr Umar, If he has diabetes then appropriate treatment should be started, which I am sure you might have already initiated the treatment too. If not then start it now. Along with that diet restriction and regular exercise for 1 hour a day. He should avoid sweets, deep fried foods, junk foods, aerated sweetened drinks and pastries. Consume more of green leafy vegetables, salads.Should refrain from alcohol and smoking. If you want more specific guidelines please come in a private conversation with all the above details including weight, height and dietary pattern and extent of exercise being done.
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My wife 33 year old since 3 years her behavior got changed she developed habit to clean and wash and barking mentality for any cause also she suffered from thyroid. What to do for want of peace in life ?

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
My wife 33 year old since 3 years her behavior got changed she developed habit to clean and wash and barking mentalit...
Continue thyroxine. Let her practice yogic therapy and relaxation. Avoid controlling her. Ignore, but respect her. She will recover if she concentrates well in her recovery. You join her practice a relaxed lifestyle than tense life.
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Diabetes in Pregnant women

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Diabetes in Pregnant women

The incidence of gestational diabetes is on the rise. At present 10 to 17 percent of pregnant women are developing diabetes during pregnancy. The chances of this are more if the woman is obese or if she had gestational diabetes in her previous pregnancy or a big baby earlier or if there is a family history mother father or siblings of diabetes.

This can be prevented to a great extent if a woman has a healthy lifestyle. Exercising regularly and maintaining body weight before and during pregnancy will minimise the risks of having diabetes in pregnancy.

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I am diabetic patient and my sugar level is in full control and I am on insulin pump does it will effect my sexual life in future ?

MBBS
General Physician,
I am diabetic patient and my sugar level is in full control and I am on insulin pump does it will effect my sexual li...
diabetic if remain in control it is good. but diabetics always has risk of developing sexual problems. so be careful and keep sugar and diet strictly in control.
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My wife is a diabetes patient how can she maintain sugar level without tablets? Due to tablets she got foot, feels burning and pimples in head so that give good herbal treatment which is good for health and medicine.

MA Clinical Psychology, Food and Nutrition, Diploma in yoga teacher, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Nashik
My wife is a diabetes patient how can she maintain sugar level without tablets? Due to tablets she got foot, feels bu...
Hi Mr. Lybrate-user, kindly donot stop her current medication because of the side effects. Consult the diabetologist/ treating doctor for the side effects and if required shift over of medications. You may apply mixture of mehendi powder and neem powder made into paste consistency by addition of rose water to foot and scalp, keep it for an hour and rinse it. This might reduce the sideeffects and give her relief.
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Causes and Prevention of Diabetes

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Multi Speciality, Pune
Causes and Prevention of Diabetes

Diabetes features as one of the most common ailments in the contemporary times. Mostly assumed as a congenital disease, diabetes is growingly targeting different age groups and often the outburst of diabetes is mostly unmapped. Diabetes is mainly spurred by the presence of high blood sugar content in the patient's blood. In cases where insulin, the sugar absorbing hormone, is not produced normally, the patient becomes more prone to diabetes. Many attribute this phenomenon to the changing lifestyles of the people and their food choices. In clinical terms, however, diabetes is said to be triggered off by the destruction of insulin-producing beta cells in the body.

Besides the genetic susceptibility, there are a variety of causes that result in diabetes:

  1. Obesity and physical inactivity: An imbalance between calorie intake and the burning of the same often results in the storage of excess sugar. This aggravates the risks of cardiovascular diseases. The food and lifestyle choices are directly related to the phenomenon.
  2. Abnormal glucose production by the liver: Normally the pancreas secretes glucagon when the natural percentage of insulin is low and stimulates the liver to produce glucose which is then released into the bloodstream. But under certain conditions, the glucagon level is already high in some people. In such cases, the liver produces glucose thus increasing the risk of diabetes.
  3. Beta cell dysfunction: The beta cells are responsible for the secretion insulin in your body. In case the beta cells stop functioning normally, a medical condition called insulin resistance arises. Under this condition, your body cells stop responding to the insulins secreted and consequently, the glucose content increases thus causing diabetes. Various endocrine diseases contribute to the malfunctioning of the beta cells.
  4. Medicines and chemical toxins: Often certain medications like diuretics, anti-seizure drugs, psychiatric drugs, and drugs to treat HIV may lead to the worsening of the beta cell functions and cause diabetes.

Diabetes can be medically treated as well as its adverse effects can be assuaged by ushering in a few lifestyle changes:

  1. Periodically checking your blood sugar levels
  2. Taking adequate dental care often keeps the blood sugar levels in control
  3. Regularly exercising and being physically active
  4. Avoiding junk food and food with high glucose content
  5. Consuming relevant drugs prescribed by the doctors
  6. Being wary of the side-effects in cases of organ transplantations.
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I am 61 years of male and under control type 2 diabetes, and initially 103 kg of weight with 6ft height but after following 1300 cal diet, my weight does not comes down below 89 kg, why?

Post Doctoral Fellowship in G I Surgery, MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Panchkula
Your bmi is 26. 6, and you are overweight. You have to persist with a low carbohydrate and low fat, high protein diet. Stop all cereals, sugar, bakery products and desserts. Take the white of 2 boiled eggs and lots of fruits and green vegetables and salads. White meat like fish and chicken made in little bit of olive oil / cornflower oil is good. If you don' t loose weight you could consider bariatric surgery. For more details read the health tips I have written on this website or send me a personal question.
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Infertility - 6 Causes Behind It

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Infertility - 6 Causes Behind It

Infertility is characterized by the inability to get pregnant even after unprotected intercourse for over a year. Repeated miscarriages along with other factor can often be the reason behind infertility in women.

Probable causes of Infertility in Women:

  1. The most common cause of infertility in women is an abnormal uterus. Congenital flaws, such as septate uterus can lead to repeated miscarriages. The normal pH level of the uterus is approximately in the range of 6.6 to 7.6. So a pH level below or above this range can lead to an abnormal uterus.

  2. Ovulation defects (such as the eggs not properly maturing in the ovaries or the ovaries not releasing mature eggs) are other causes as well.

  3. Another possible cause is Endometriosis, a condition wherein the tissues which line the inner walls of the uterus start to grow on the outsides of the uterus, such as in the pelvis or the abdomen.

  4. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), a condition wherein the ovaries become enlarged with tiny cysts growing on them, is another important cause for infertility. Hormonal imbalances are at the root of this condition.

  5. A block or damage to the fallopian tubes can prevent the sperm to properly fertilize the egg thus, leading to infertility.

  6. Unhealthy lifestyle habits such as obesity or being underweight, excessive alcohol consumption, smoking and not following a healthy diet are other important causes of infertility. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a gynaecologist.

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I have hypothyroid so I should not eat peanuts but I am missing nutrition values. What is the substitute of peanuts?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I have hypothyroid so I should not eat peanuts but I am missing nutrition values. What is the substitute of peanuts?
lybrate-user, If your TSH is very well controlled (3 to 4 mU/L) then occasionally taking peanuts is fine. You can take egg white, dairy products, as a substitute. Other pulses are a comparatively good source of proteins. Most important is to avoid soy beans and soy containing products. Others are not such a problem. Thanks.
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I am 31 year, height 5 ft 2 inch, weight 62 kg, I am planning for pregnancy, I have diabetic and taking medicine and thyroid is in border line so doctor suggested medicine for thyroid also. My fat are only accumulated in belly and no where else. Please suggest what all food should I eat and what not?

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am 31 year, height 5 ft 2 inch, weight 62 kg, I am planning for pregnancy, I have diabetic and taking medicine and ...
Hye, thanks for the query. You need to understand that you are diabetic and are looking to plan pregnancy. Your body is not receiving the energy it needs and you also need to maintain good nutrition for the coming baby. So crashing your intake or trying to follow some weight loss plan will not help. You need to have a well planned diet to maintain blood glucose levels as well as maintain nutrition for the pregnancy. As for belly fat, a sensible diet will help. 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. 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 am 43 years old I have diabetis and I am loosing weight my medication is glucophage 750mg and simwa 20mg.

MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Panchkula
If your blood sugar is very high you can loose weight due to diabetes. Metformin can also cause some loss of weight. You have to look for associated problems like hyperthyroidism.
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Please tell me how to loose weight, i also walk but it has no effect on me, I am a diabetic patient also I have a lot of hair fall .

MD - Internal Medicine, FUPDA, FICP, FIACM
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faizabad
Please tell me how to loose weight, i also walk but it has no effect on me, I am a diabetic patient also I have a lot...
You need to modify your diabetes medicines as many of them increase weight. Cut down every item of food by 15% avoid fried and fast food.Take lot of green vegetables and fresh fruits.
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Infertility - Ayurvedic Remedies are the Solution!

MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Delhi
Infertility - Ayurvedic Remedies are the Solution!

Fertility is a potential for reproduction. In other words, fertility is an ability to have babies or to reproduce. When fertility rate in a community, increases more babies are born. To produce an offspring it depends on age, health and other factors of the woman. When we talk about fertility rates it means the number of births that happen during a certain time period in a specific location. On the other end, lack of ability to reproduce is termed as infertility. There are various treatments to deal with fertility issues and one of the ancient and natural as well as a trusted treatment is Ayurveda.

Causes
Female infertility is caused due to structural problems like blocked fallopian tubes, a defect in cervical canal, uterine fibroids or polyps. Hormonal imbalance leading to ovulation problems too can cause infertility. In males. infertility may have anatomical, psychological, hormonal or lifestyle related causes. The cause of infertility in approximately 20% of couples can't be determined using the currently available methods of investigation. From Ayurvedic perspectives, shukra dhatu can get affected by various physical, mental causes and even by serious diseases. Poor quality shukra dhatu can cause infertility in males & females.

Symptoms

Failure to reproduce

Ayurveda For Infertility

Ayurveda is one of the world's oldest holistic healing systems. It is based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body and Spirit. The primary focus of Ayurvedic medicine is to promote good health, rather than fight disease. Fertility problems are increasing these days for many young couples. There are many factors which account for this like Lifestyle, delayed marriages, diet, etc. But Ayurveda not only does explain how to increase fertility with herbal supplements, but it also focuses on how to have healthy children.

For a pregnancy to be healthy and successful, a couple needs to take care of the following four essential factors:

  1. Sperm/Ovum (Seeds)
  2. Uterus (Soil)
  3. Nourishment (Water)
  4. Time for Conception (Timing of Sowing)

Reproductive health, in both men and women, depends on the health of the reproductive tissue or shukra dhatu. In women, shukra creates the ovum as part of the monthly cycle, and in men, the semen is formed due to sexual stimulation. The shukra is created as part of a long chain of metabolic transformations. It starts with the digestion of food, then goes on to the transformation of food to nutrient fluid, blood, muscle, fat, bone, bone marrow, and finally, to shukra tissue. Healthy shukra tissue, then, according to Ayurveda, depends on the health of all the other tissues in the body.

Foods to Nourish All Seven Dhatus (Bringhana)

  1. Fresh, organic fruits and vegetables
  2. Dairy proteins, including milk, lassi, and panir (a fresh cheese made of milk)
  3. Whole grains
  4. Mung dhal
  5. Soaked almonds or soaked walnuts
  6. Dried fruits such as dates, figs, and raisins
  7. Sweet, juicy fruits such as mangoes, peaches, plums, and pears
  8. If your digestion is strong, eat urad dhal (available at Indian grocery stores) cooked with equal parts turmeric, cumin, coriander, and fennel.
  9. A banana cooked in ghee, cinnamon and cardamom is a tasty and wholesome dessert for people with strong digestion.

Foods to Enhance the Reproductive Tissue (Vrishya)

  1. Asparagus
  2. Broccoli
  3. Milk
  4. Date-milk shake
  5. Mango milkshake
  6. Rice pudding

Spices such as ajwain powder, cumin (which purifies the uterus in women and the genitourinary tract in men), turmeric (to improve the interaction between hormones and targeted tissues), and black cumin.
In general, it's important to eat a wide variety of foods in order to receive all the essential nutrients. Keep trying new vegetables and fruits, and rotate your menus to make sure you're not eating the same thing day after day. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ayurveda and ask a free question.

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My brother is suffering from diabetes, how I know his sugar level is going up or down without test.

MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Visakhapatnam
My brother is suffering from diabetes, how I know his sugar level is going up or down without test.
Dear lybrate-user, increased sugars will cause increase thirst, hunger, micturition. Decreased sugar causes dizziness, lightheadedness, vomiting, unconscioudness, seizures. But best is always to check for sugars.
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