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Hi My blood sugar count before food is 102 after food is 124. Am I a diabetic? my kidneys got effected 15 yrs back due to ayurveda medicine. I got treated with steroids. Now I am fine. Taking medicines ditide-1mor 1 night potchlor syrup 10 ml twice. How this diabetic report effect me?
Hi I am 26 years male, my cholesterol level is 213 , I have family history of heart prblm (MI) father. I want to know that I should take cholesterol decrease tablet. If yes suggest me I should go for ayurveda or allopathy.
I am 23 years male and I have headache in one side of head like migraine. I take every type of medicines. What should I do?
I am a 24 year old male. Sometimes my stomach getting bloat up due to gas or something. How can I avoid this bloating up problem?
Hi. Actually I do snoring frequently at night during sleep. What are the reasons behind snoring and how it can be cured? I am just 19 now.
I have problem with sleeping in night, my mouth keep open in night while sleeping and I drop water from my mouth while sleep. I found my pillow wet by mouth.
I take around 4 Nutri digestive biscuit manufactured by Britannia Co which claim to contain high fibre. I am not over weight nor have diabetes. I take one Ecosprin 75 daily for cholesterol as per doctor advice. I take biscuits to get instant energy when I am hungry. Please let me know if it is harmful.
Doctor am having too much of sweating problem I would use the best deo for my body but its not working what should I do.
PCOS is a disorder characterized by enlarged ovaries and the formation of tiny cysts on the outer sides of the ovaries. Polycystic Ovary is a hormonal condition that stimulates surplus production of androgen in women. Androgen being a “male hormone,” causes development of muscle mass and hair in men, and it has similar effects on women as well when present in high amount. They trigger acne and excessive growth of body hair in women accompanied by irregular or lack of ovulation in the form of absent or erratic menstrual cycle. Hence, owing to troubles in ovulation (discharge of ovules from the ovaries), one may experience difficulties in getting pregnant.
Many women suffering from PCOS are unaffected by the influence of the hormone ‘insulin’, which indicates, that it requires a larger amount of insulin to sustain a normal blood sugar level. High levels of insulin as a result of insulin resistance, in turn drastically boosts androgen production.
Symptoms of PCOS include:
Irregular Menstrual Cycle. Women with PCOS may miss periods or have fewer periods (fewer than eight in a year). Or, their periods may come every 21 days or more often. Some women with PCOS stop having menstrual periods.
Excessive hair. Excessive hair on the face, chin, or parts of the body where men usually have hair. This is called "hirsutism." Hirsutism affects up to 70% of women with PCOS.3
Acne. Acne on the face, chest, and upper back
Hair Loss. Thinning hair or hair loss on the scalp; male-pattern baldness
Weight Gain. Weight gain or difficulty losing weight
Skin Darkening. Darkening of skin, particularly along neck creases, in the groin, and underneath breasts
Skin tags. Skin tags, which are small excess flaps of skin in the armpits or neck area
Treatment for PCOS:
There is apparently no procedure to cure PCOS and improve fertility; but the treatment is tailored as per the symptoms of the condition:
A lack of ovulation and menstrual cycles hinders the secretion of progesterone (a hormone preparing the uterus for pregnancy), thus hampering conception. In this case, the treatment is directed at maintaining a regular ovulation and menstrual cycle which can be fixed by consuming birth control pills. These pills comprise of both progestin and estrogen which aid to bring down androgen production.
PCOS along with insulin resistance warrants the use of certain medications such as metformin which are prescribed to enhance insulin sensitivity. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.