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Dr. S.K Nagrani

Endocrinologist, Delhi

Dr. S.K Nagrani Endocrinologist, Delhi
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. S.K Nagrani is a popular Endocrinologist in Shalimar Bagh, Delhi. You can visit him at Max Hospital-Shalimar Bagh in Shalimar Bagh, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. S.K Nagrani and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am a 47 years old male and last 12 years realize diabetic problem. Presently my blood exam result for p. P- 235, fasting - 190. My medicine is zoryl mp-1. Please suggest your opinion.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Your sugar level is not controlled. Please consult privately for further assistance. Dr surbhi agrawal consultant physician and diabetologist
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Dear sir I'm getting more acids and liquids from my vomiting in early morning brushing how I control that.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
take anti acidity medication. aciloc twice a day for two weeks. consult physician for detail check up for vomiting.
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Hello Sir / Mam My mother 53 years old is suffering from gout and high level of uric acid physician has prescribed her fears 80 and zerodol sp After taking zerodol sp she is sleepless. Is insomnia a side effect of this medicine and what are other side effects of this medicine on woman.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
Hello Sir / Mam My mother 53 years old is suffering from gout and high level of uric acid physician has prescribed he...
Zerodol relieves discomfort of pain and generally does not cause sleeplessness. Do 1.Less sugar .less meat ,egg ,pulses, cauliflower sea food, spinach,peas, mushroom 2.Have - apple, nibupani, ajvayan, carrot beet cucumber, orange.awla, tomato,banana 5.Take -green tea for medicine and further advise contact on private chat along with uric acid level and other tests results good luck.
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I am a diabetic patient. 31 years. I have pco. No children yet. I taking tablet dibeta SR 1 gm for diabetes. Is it right for me. What are the natural ways to reduce sugar level.

M.sc dietitics and food service management, Diabetes educator
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bhopal
I am a diabetic patient. 31 years. I have pco. No children yet. I taking tablet dibeta SR 1 gm for diabetes. Is it ri...
You should start a brisk walk atleast 30 minutes, do exercise. Take lukewarm water with half spoon methidana powder in the everymorning. Drink water more. Don't use table salt. Take sprouts. Use salad before meals. Don't take fast. Take frequent meals instead of 3 big meals. Avoid junk food and sweets.
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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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Have a Uric acid count of 9.5. What diet and medicines do I need? Especially what food to avoid. Is cheese, and milk to be avoided too?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Have a Uric acid count of 9.5. What diet and medicines do I need? Especially what food to avoid. Is cheese, and milk ...
To reduce the uric acid levels in blood, you may need to limit intake of alcohol, sugary foods and reduce purine rich foods like meat, poultry, seafood and pulses. Vegetables such as cauliflower, asparagus, spinach, peas and mushroom also contain a lot of purines. Add purine-rich foods—such as seafood and red meat—to the list and it can seem hard to find something you can eat.
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I am sugar patient my sugar level is fasting 160 and after 260 please suggest me what can I do.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am sugar patient my sugar level is fasting 160 and after 260 please suggest me what can I do.
Mr Waseem Both fasting and PP are extremely high, showing uncontrolled diabetes. You should also check HbA1c%, which will give an idea about past three months glucose control. If you are on treatment then the present drugs are not enough, you need additional therapy. Also look at the diet and daily physical activity which will add to better control.
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I am suffering from diabetes since last 2 years and taking allopathic medicine. I am also taking ayurvedic medicine but it is not coming to normal. Can you suggest Ayurvedic medicine to control it.

MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lucknow
I am suffering from diabetes since last 2 years and taking allopathic medicine.
I am also taking ayurvedic medicine b...
You may takes Chandrprabha vati 2-2 tab and shiva gutika 1-1 Amree plus 1-1 tab twice daily, take gudmar choorna 3gm twice daily after meal but you must continue the allopathic medicine, You may add karela juice, giloya amla juice.
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When to go for uric acid test, suffering from muscles pain since 6 months, What are symptoms of increased uric acid levels in body?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
When to go for uric acid test, suffering from muscles pain since 6 months, What are symptoms of increased uric acid l...
Muscle pain may not be be uric acid and increase in uric acid causes Gout. Also called "gouty arthritis," gout is a painful form of arthritis caused by too much uric acid in the body. The painful flare-ups may be concentrated in the big toe (a symptom known as podagra), as well as swelling and pain in the ankles, knees, feet, wrists or elbows
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How to cure thyroid? I have hypothyroid and i am getting fat so how can I loose my weight? And I have hair fall problem too? What can I do?

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, msc in dietetics & food service management
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Indore
How to cure thyroid? I have hypothyroid and i am getting fat so how can I loose my weight? And I have hair fall probl...
Take low calorie and low sodium and high protein food. Don't take rice at night. 4-5 meals in a day in a frequent intervals. Take 1 glass of lukewarm water with 1 tsp of alsi powder in the morning and go for walk.
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Hi doctor, I am 30 years old and have diabetic and hypertension recently detected. But now everything is under control. Pls guide me which alcohol drink will be helpful for me? And what is the maximum quantity I can intake per day? Also kindly clarify the intake interval, I.e whether I can intake in daily basis? Pls do the needful.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Hi doctor, I am 30 years old and have diabetic and hypertension recently detected. But now everything is under contro...
One small peg 30--45 ml/ day is OK. But alcohol can increase Blood Sugar. Hence regular monitoring of BP SUGAR IS NEEDED. FOR MORE SCIENTIFIC SUGGESTIONS FEEL FREE TO ASK WITH DETAILS OF REPORTS.
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Hello doctor. My father he is 52 years has diabetes. He got to know before 1 month when he went to doctor and doctor said he has 480 sugar. Then he took medicine and another test after few days came out with 174 sugar level and third test is 168 sugar level. Now before 1 week the test came out with 91 sugar level so doctor said this is too low. It should be increased till 120. So please suggest me what he should do and eat to attain that level. He is been too weak. And I am so worried about my father. Please suggest.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
Hello doctor. My father he is 52 years has diabetes. He got to know before 1 month when he went to doctor and doctor ...
Don't you worry.. Don't give too much attention to sugar level for a while... Just focus on right health, right diet plan and also on normal leaving style.. Reason of sugar is mainly fatness., tension, too much workout, bad eating habits, excessive drinking tea or coffee.. Walking is best remedy for sugar level.. No matter it is low or high... So in morning first do walk in Park... Must do yoga and light exercise.. Dont Drink tea or coffee.. Just have green tea without milk.. Eat green veg and salid more.. Use desi khand instead of sugar.. Don't take sugar in liquid form like cold drinks, juices, sugar in tea etc... Avoid excessive use of allopathic medicine Take care For more information call us or visit our clinic Vaidic-Chikitsa Give feedback..
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My fasting sugar is 240 and pp is 350 .what I do for normal sugar. Please advise medicine .my age is 52 years and my weight is 87 kg.

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Srinagar
My fasting sugar is 240 and pp is 350 .what I do for normal sugar. Please advise medicine .my age is 52 years and my ...
Start with tablet Galvusmet 1000mg twice a day after meals. Avoid sugar,junk food,fried food and fruit juices. Exercise regularly.
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My sugar at fasting before homeopathy was 108. After starting homeopathy, it has risen to 128. Can this because of this treatment? Because the tabs are made with drops of alcohol and are sweet too. I am following strict diet control and avoiding sugar related products.

Dip.Diab, Fellowship Diabetology (Gold Medallist), MBBS
Diabetologist, Thane
My sugar at fasting before homeopathy was 108. After starting homeopathy, it has risen to 128. Can this because of th...
Diabetes can also fluctuate everyday. A better parameter is hba1c. Which gives you an average sugar of last 2 months. You should follow a good exercise and diet regimen. You may need allopathy medicines some day.
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I am 48 years old man my blood sugar fasting is 96 and after meal 143. It is risky.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 48 years old man my blood sugar fasting is 96 and after meal 143. It is risky.
pp sugar143 means slightly higher than upper limit of 140 mg/100 ml. It means you are in a prediabetic condition. From now on you have to exercise regularly for more than 1 h a day, maintain your weight with in normal limit for height, avoid deep fried foods, restrict sweets, avoid smoking and alcohol and junk food. Then you may be able to remain free of diabetes.
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I am male aged 45. I suffered my health by diabetic at my age of 31. I am keeping control with in 100 some times it goes 120 with fasting.I am doing walking atleast 45 min. Drs can advise me further advise and what about my future. After diabets how long live of human life

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Welcome Do not worry. Keep blood sugar less than 110 fasting ,less than 200 after food, HbA1C less than 7 %. Get blood test for 1-KFT,LFT,ELECTROLYTES,TSH,LIPID PROFILE, 2-URINALYSIS. 4-FUNDUS EXAMINATION(EYE) YEARLY. 5- INJ.PNEUMO COCCAL-ONCE 6-INJ. IINFLUENJA YEARLY. CHECK YOUR LIFE STYLE-DIET & EXERCISE REGULARLY. Thanks Dr B M GUPTA BP, SUGAR & THYROID CLINIC DELHI
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Hello. I want to know does stem cell therapy is effective for people with diabetes type 1? . In mumbai there is stem cell therapy clinic name reelab, stemrx , etc . Help me for the same?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Hello. I want to know does stem cell therapy is effective for people with diabetes type 1? . In mumbai there is stem ...
It's only in research as of now...it has till now not been used for this purpose..you'll have to wait till it gets nod for the public use
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I have thyroid issue last 5 years, in this case I am going to check the tsh level, what are procedure I have to follow. Plase give me your suggestions.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have thyroid issue last 5 years, in this case I am going to check the tsh level, what are procedure I have to follo...
the blood sample collected in morning without meal for test thyroid profile . Take diet for hypothyroidism:- high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. 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 bad habits . Avoid stress. Take Some Relax during work.
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My wife is type 2 diabetic patient since last almost 15yrs, now aged 40yrs, Dr. Has started insulin hum log 20mcu 2 times. Please suggest your advice.

MD - Diabetology, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MBBS
Endocrinologist, Kochi
My wife is type 2 diabetic patient since last almost 15yrs, now aged 40yrs, Dr. Has started insulin hum log 20mcu 2 t...
From the limited info you have given, your wife seems to have late onset type 1 diabetes. If her blood sugars are well controlled, HbA1c is below 7% and she is not gaining weight, Insulin is perfectly OK. But beware of hypoglycemia. For more info on this condition, read my "Health Tips" section.
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Infertility - Can Sexual Problems be the Cause Behind it?

MD, BHMS
Sexologist, Mumbai
Infertility - Can Sexual Problems be the Cause Behind it?

A couple becomes a family when they become parents. And, a lot of people want to enjoy the experience being parents. But sometimes, sexual problems can lead to bigger problems, like infertility.

The state of childlessness can be the result of sexual problems. Sometimes couples who go for fertility treatments do not realise that previously existing sexual dysfunctions can be the cause of infertility. Before spending a lot of time on expansive and expensive treatments, it is important to discern if the couple are having problems with their sex lives, with special preference to frequency and timing of coitus.

Two further categories of sexual dysfunctions need to be considered. One is premature ejaculation (PE) in which, the semen is ejected soon after sexual activity and with minimal penile stimulation. The second point is to consider whether the sperm is being introduced to the vagina. This is a personal examination of the couple’s method of having sex.

Sexual problems related to infertility in men are loss of desire, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation and retarded ejaculation and in women are loss of desire, vaginismus, dyspareunia and anorgasmia. All these dysfunctions can be solved with the help of an expert. Thus, it is important to go for thorough consultation before going for fertility treatments. 

Adequate sexual function can contribute to the success of fertility treatments, but at the same time it also leads to much stress and discord among couples as the pressure of procreation might get too much. This can have harmful repercussions, affecting the entire fertility treatment. The pressure of planned sex, to perform on demand and anxiety also harms fertility. 

Talking about sex and focusing on your relationship as a couple helps in the long run.
 

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