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Dr. Vikas Choudhary

Endocrinologist, Delhi

Dr. Vikas Choudhary Endocrinologist, Delhi
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Dr. Vikas Choudhary is an experienced Endocrinologist in Rajender Nagar, Delhi. He is currently practising at Dr. Vikas Choudhary@BLK Super Speciality Hospital in Rajender Nagar, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vikas Choudhary and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am 45 years old working in sales ans Marketing, I am suffering from sugar. May it is 230 to 240 avg. Second my back pain is started from almost one month. For sugar taking glycolate gp2 half daily before meals. And back pain nothing Pl suggest.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 45 years old working in sales ans Marketing, I am suffering from sugar. May it is 230 to 240 avg.
Second my back...
Mr. lybrate-user, Looking at details it is clear that your diabetes is uncontrolled. There is no mention of HbA1c%. Ideally well controlled diabetes should have fasting closer to 100 mg, PP 150 to 160 mg, HbA1c%<6.8. So it is clear that present treatment is inadequate, needs to be upgraded. Plus looking at your weight and height, you are overweight with a BMI of 28.62 kgs/M2 (normal <23 kgs). Your ideal body weight should be about 57 kgs. Therefore, weight reduction will definitely help in better blood glucose control. As regards back ache, weight reduction and some specific exercises will help in overcoming that. Thanks.
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I am 43 year old and was diagnosed with enlarged thyroid measuring 8.00 Can it be cured permanently with medicine.

MBBS, FCGP, DRM, FEBNM (Europe)
Nuclear Medicine Physician, Mumbai
I am 43 year old and was diagnosed with enlarged thyroid measuring  8.00
Can it be cured permanently with medicine.
Dear Mr. Narender, you have not mentioned your question properly. Please give information in detail to understand your problem.
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My penis did not stand up when I doing love with girls. But it was good when I masturbate! I hv a thyroid prblm! Is it the reason? I can not sex! Its make me commit suicide. Help me doc. Plz:(

MBBS, DNB (General Surgery), MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy) (General Surgery) , Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, Fellow of Indian association og gastro intestinal endo surgeons
General Surgeon, Ghaziabad
My penis did not stand up when I doing love with girls. But it was good when I masturbate! I hv a thyroid prblm! Is i...
Thyroid does not directly affect erection but thyroid levels should be maintained to normal to avoid indirect effects. Your problem is psychological related with your personality. Depression and lack of confidence affect the erection directly. Medications can help in overcoming this problem. Along with them have confidence in yourself. You are perfectly normal. Believe in yourself. Their is solution to evry problem.
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Insulin - All You Need to Know

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Srinagar
Insulin - All You Need to Know

The first and the most important thing to be cleared is what exactly insulin is. Now we all are well accustomed with the fact that we get the energy to do what we do by eating the food we eat. So how exactly is all this energy generated? That is exactly what is going to be explained in the briefest way possible.

Most carbohydrates contain a type of sugar known as glucose. After we finish eating, the carbohydrates break down into smaller sugar molecules called glucose inside the digestive tract. Pancreas is a gland, which is located somewhere behind the stomach and is the source of all the endocrine functioning. This gland produces a hormone named Insulin. When the glucose molecules are released into our bloodstream, this insulin helps the cells throughout our body to soak up these simple sugar molecules and use them for providing the body with energy. Now that our base is clear, let’s move on to the importance of insulin in our body.

Why it is important?

Insulin helps our body to absorb glucose and provides the body with all the energy to do what it does. Another really important task that insulin does is balance the glucose levels in our blood. As soon as there is extra glucose in our blood-stream, insulin gives a signal in which the excess glucose is stored in the liver for future use, i.e, in situations when blood sugar drops and the body needs an extra energy boost.

Occurrence of diabetes

In a certain turn of events, when the body refuses to use the insulin properly or in worse cases, the body fails to produce enough insulin, diabetes mellitus occurs. Diabetes can be of two kinds:

  • Type 1 - In this case, the immune system destroys all the insulin producing cells, thereby, ceasing the production of insulin. As such, insulin injections are mandatory to maintain blood sugar levels.

  • Type 2 - In this case, the body does not respond well to the instructions of insulin and the sugar level in the body is not regulated. The body in turn produces a lot of insulin in a desperate attempt to improve blood sugar levels. The patients can turn the situation over by changing their food habits and lifestyle and taking certain medications.

For people taking insulin treatment, it is good to note that insulin can be of rapid acting type, short-acting type, long-acting type and intermediate-acting type. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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There is a 3year old girl suffering from diabetes. Being a teacher would precaution should be taken in school to make him feel comfortable with other kids?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
There is a 3year old girl suffering from diabetes. Being a teacher would precaution should be taken in school to make...
There is nothing like any precaution. You just need to make sure she is not consuming food or any product having high sugar content. You just need patience to handle her. Thank you.
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My uric acid level is 6.2 and I'm having pain in ankle like someone is giving me electricity shock. Please help.

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Physiotherapist, Noida
My uric acid level is 6.2 and I'm having pain in ankle like someone is giving me electricity shock. Please help.
Stretch Calves Get a custom made insole. Hams Stretching. Sports Taping. Contrast bath---It is a form of treatment where a limb or the entire body is immersed in warm water followed by the immediate immersion of the limb or body in ice water. This procedure is repeated several times, alternating hot and cold. Note that the treatment should always end in the ice water, as heat will induce the body's inflammatory response, while cold helps to decrease inflammation.
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Ayurveda For Diabetes!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
Ayurveda For Diabetes!

When the sugar concentration in the blood increases suddenly and unreasonably, the resulting condition is known as diabetes. Sugar or glucose is generally used in order to provide much needed energy to our bodies. But when the pancreas dysfunctions, it leads to a problem in the insulin production. As a result, glucose or sugar gets directly absorbed into the blood, instead of getting absorbed by insulin. And this leads to the condition of diabetes.

As an ancient science based on lifestyle related treatment methods that include herbs, massages and life changing tweaks, Ayurveda also provides various methods of managing this ailment. Here's how!

  1. Bitter Gourd: Known as an ingredient that is rich in antioxidants, this can be consumed to take care of diabetes. You will need to first remove the peel of at least four to five bitter gourds before crushing them to create a paste. This paste has to be put through a sieve so that the juice of the gourds can be extracted. You will then have to drink this juice every morning, on an empty stomach.
  2. Cinnamon: From treating coughs and colds to diabetes and other serious ailments, this is a wonder spice that can be found in most Indian kitchens. You can start by boiling a litre of water and letting it simmer on the gas for about twenty minutes. Thereafter, you can add three teaspoons of cinnamon powder to this simmering water. Strain this mixture and drink the entire batch every day to clear out the toxins.
  3. Fenugreek Seeds: For this, you will need to take about four to five tablespoons of fenugreek seeds. These will have to be soaked in a glass of water or about 250ml of water, overnight. In the morning, the softened seeds will need to be crushed before the mixture is strained. The water that escapes should be collected and ingested every day for a period of two months.
  4. Turmeric: Turmeric is a powerful and well known ingredient that is used for curing and managing many ailments. You will need to mix about half a teaspoon of turmeric powder with one teaspoon of amla powder as well as half a tablespoon of methi seeds or fenugreek seeds powder. This concoction will have to mixed in half a glass of water and taken daily on an empty stomach. This can be used by patients suffering from heart ailments as well.
  5. Diet: Cereals like ragi, corn, kulit, green millet, and barley are known to beneficial for patients suffering from diabetes. Leafy greens are also a must for such patients along with protein-rich foods like soya beans.
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Hypothyroidism

MD - Internal Medicine, CCMD(Diabetology), PG Course in Diabetology
Diabetologist, Dehradun
Hypothyroidism
Patients suffering from hypothyroid disease taking his/her medicine regularly should check their thyroid hormones level after a gap of atleast 4-6 weeks interval.
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I am diabetic for last 6 years. Have been experiencing erectile dysfunction for last three months having low sexual desire as well. My serum testosterone level is - 383 my sugar level is in good control. Please advise.

CDIABT, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I am diabetic for last 6 years. Have been experiencing erectile dysfunction for last three months having low sexual d...
For diabetes follow a diet low in carbohydrate, low in fat and high in fibre. Avoid bakery products. Avoid too much rice and potato. Avoid fried stuff. Avoid chocolate, cakes, ice cream, soft drinks and fruit juices. Eat lots of vegetables. Walk for at least 30 minutes a day for 5 days in a week. Medicine and insulin will work better if you follow diet and exercise. Check your blood sugar both in fasting and 2 hours after meal. Your testosterone level is normal. Don't worry much and keep your mind relaxed, as most of the sexual problem are psychological. Try meditation and yoga. If the problem still persists than you will require medication.
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For a normal human how much wil be sugar levels and in diabetic how much wil sugar levels. If a man has 160 means he had sugar r not. How much is good control of sugar levels.

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology, Certificate Course in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (CCGDM), Post Graduate Course in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
For a normal human how much wil be sugar levels and in diabetic how much wil sugar levels. If a man has 160 means he ...
A normal person has blood sugar in the range of : fasting levels less than 100 and 2 hr post food sugar less than 140. fasting levels above 125 and post food levels 200 and above is considered diabetic. any level in between is seen in a person at risk of developing diabetes in the near future (prediabetes). 160 in fasting is diabetic , whereas 160 seen 2hrs after food is prediabetes. the closer the sugar level is to the normal levels, the better is the control.
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I have consulted doctor for hair loss she given vitamin tablets ad suggested some test. In that every thing low vitamin D, vitamin, B3, B7 and Iron and I got to know I have hypothyroid. She given tablet for vitamin D, B and iron and also suggested to consult for thyroid. He suggested to take thyroxine and take vitamin tablets also. I am taking those tablets since 20 days still my hair is falling too much, and can I eat flax seeds or powder daily as they are contain omega 3, selenium? Please tell me why because I have thyroid so I am in confusion to take some food.

DNB (Dermatology), Fellowship in Dermatological Laser Surgery, Fellowship In Cosmetic Dermatology, Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD), MBBS
Dermatologist, Mumbai
I have consulted doctor for hair loss she given vitamin tablets ad suggested some test. In that every thing low vitam...
Hi lybrate-user, please send all your blood reports so that I can give you correct prescription and dietary advice. Also use 5% mx solution 1ml twice daily for hair fall. It takes 3 months for hair fall to stop if all your deficiencies are corrected. Take care.
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What are the medicine and diet recommended for the diabetic patient for the last 12 yrs. Age 48 years.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
What are the medicine and diet recommended for the diabetic patient for the last 12 yrs. Age 48 years.
1.Do regular exercise 2.Reduce weight if overweight 3Control diet 4.Avoid sweets, excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet, . 5.Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting Dietitian 6.Monitor your fasting, PP blood sugar and Hba1c three monthly 7.Consult diabetologist for advice and treatment
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I am 40 Years of Age, Male, I wanna to ask the Question from you that I am diabetic patient as well as High Blood Pressure so Question is that how to prevent these diseases what precaution should I take? Thanks With Regards.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ulhasnagar
I am 40 Years of Age, Male, I wanna to ask the Question from you that I am diabetic patient as well as High Blood Pre...
Both the medical conditions require a lifestyle change which includes proper eating habits, indulging urself in regular exercises and regular medical checkups. If a proper meal plan which I suggest is followed, you can surely reverse your diabetes n regulate your normal blood pressure within just 1 month. Even insulin dosage gets reduced too. For a detailed conversation regarding your meal plans.
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Which all dry Fruits and fresh Fruits should I take during pregnancy 1st trimester. Also what all to eat and not eat. I also have thyroid and taking Thyronorm 100 after consultation with doctor to keep it below level 2. So anything to avoid in food so that it does not increase during pregnancy.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
Which all dry Fruits and fresh Fruits should I take during pregnancy 1st trimester.
Also what all to eat and not eat....
Hi Sandhya and Vivek, you should avoid pineapple and papaya in pregnancy. Rest of the fruit you can take. Have red coloured dry fruits like fig, almonds ,walnut, kismis. Please continue thyroid medicine. And repeat TSH levels after 1month.
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I am 25y /f having hypothyroidism since 1 yr taking tab thyronorm 75mcg, plan for conceive, last TSH 0.27 (SEP 2015, Should I continue the same dose? Also with symptoms of numbness lower limbs, pain, sometimes swelling on ankle, chest pain for 2-3 min only. Is it normal phenomenon? First TSH >75.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 25y /f having hypothyroidism since 1 yr taking tab thyronorm 75mcg, plan for conceive, last TSH 0.27 (SEP 2015, ...
you are planing for conceive . you should be tests pre- pregnancy profile. if all normal then you can conceive . IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- 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 iron medicines. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work.go walk daily.avoid oily foods,junk foods. Do Tests T3,T4,TSH EVERY 3 TO 6 MONTHS. 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 can help,
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I am increasing my body weight day by day. And in blood test thyroid is found. Is thyroid is responsible for that as I am not prone to eating fast food or other foods that's are not good for health. Is thyroid the only reason for weight gain.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
General Physician, Warangal
I am increasing my body weight day by day. And in blood test thyroid is found. Is thyroid is responsible for that as ...
Your tsh level should be below 5.5 maintain ibw walk daily eat balance d diet avoid calliflower cabbage vegetables and fat food.
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I m 27 yr female with low ferrittin level. Taking daily iron tab (RB TONE. But not hvng any benefit. Any suggestions? TSH, USG NORMAL.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Better if you take green leafy vegetables daily banana, apple, jagged, tablet for worm zental single tablet
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I am 44 years with diabetes and on treatment, my sugar level HBA1C shows 6.4mg I have frequent urination with less quantity. Please advise.

M. Sc. Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics, B.Sc-Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Visakhapatnam
I am 44 years with diabetes and on treatment, my sugar level HBA1C shows 6.4mg I have frequent urination with less qu...
Your level is quite normal. But if your hba 1c between 4-6 will be good. Natural remedies for diabetics. Tender guava leaf juice aloe vera green tea cinnamon black jamun seed extract methi seed powder drumstick leaf powder flaxseed powder amla neem flower tea multi grains wheat germ and bran lemon grass wheat grass quinoa are some of the foods which definitely control diabetes. Thank you.
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Hi. My TSH level got increased. Its in border (5.15) What is the reason for this increase? What step should I take to reduce TSH level?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hi.
My TSH level got increased.
Its in border (5.15)
What is the reason for this increase?
What step should I take to...
Lybrate-user, tsh level of 5.15 milli units / ml, is with in the normal range. There is no reason to worry about this with this tsh level. You may avoid soy beans, soy containing products, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, radish, peanuts, mustard and coffee. Plus consume more of green leafy vegetables, salads and fruits. Use whole grain flour for making chapati and roti. Plus exercise daily to avoid weight increase.
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