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Gynaecologist, Gurgaon

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Dr. Nirmala Krishnan is an experienced Gynaecologist in Sector-51, Gurgaon. She is currently associated with Max Hospital-Gurgaon in Sector-51, Gurgaon. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Nirmala Krishnan on Lybrate.com.

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My wife had a symptoms of thyroid. Is thyroid will privent pregnancy. My friends told me that chance. Is it true?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Details needed about levels of t3 t4 tsh. Yes if uncontrolled hypothyroidism is known to prevent pregnancy, but its easily manageable once if well controlled.
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Hi, my wife had her period on 31 Mar 16, when will the fertile days occur to her? And as we plan for baby so how many times we intercourse in a day?

Doctor of Medicine
Gynaecologist, Surat
Hi, my wife had her period on 31 Mar 16, when will the fertile days occur to her? And as we plan for baby so how many...
If she is having regular cycle than ovulation takes place 14 day before expacted date of menstruation. Intercourse should be done once in 24 hours.
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Independence Day Special - It's Time We Liberate Our Women!

International Certified Addiction Professional
Psychologist, Mumbai
Independence Day Special - It's Time We Liberate Our Women!

On the 15th of August 2017, we celebrate our 70th Independence Day. 70 years ago, Pandit Nehru’s words, “At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom…” resounded in every home across India. But, are we really living a life that echoes this freedom?

Especially, when it comes to Indian women, are they truly free? Can they make their own choices, take their own decisions and live their lives the way they wish to? Is she free from criticisms? Is there an unconditional acceptance for her? Does her external appearance is still a parameter to judge her character? If you think about it carefully, you will realize why the answer to this is negative. We may be an independent country, but we still have miles to go before we can say that Indian women are truly Independent.

Why is it important for women to be Independent?

Being balanced is an independence: One of the definitions of independence is the ability to live your life without being influenced by other people. It means your thoughts, emotions and decisions should be coming from within you.

Take charge of your life: Personal independence is not just about financial independence. Being financially independent can definitely improve the quality of life, but apart from that living up to your caliber can provide the identity. Your small or big contribution at a workplace is bringing the dignity. Though India may have a skewed sex ratio, women still make up for a large segment of the population. When an average Indian woman is not financially independent, she is considered to be dependent on the working males in her family. And that is when she loses her power to make choices and take decisions for her own actions. Education is the key to make rational decisions. Take charge of education, work, the money you earn but also give attention to emotional and mental well-being.

Take for instance the story of Shirin as played by Konkona Sen Sharma in the movie “Lipstick Under My Burkha”, who moonlights as a saleswoman. Her role as a wife is restricted to living by her husband’s dictates and being a mother to her three children. However, if she were encouraged to be more independent, the family could have lived a more comfortable life. She too would have been a much happier woman if she had control over her own life.

Happiness or life satisfaction?

When we encourage women to be more independent, we also nurture their talents. Take for example the story of young Rehana, again from the movie “Lipstick Under My Burkha”, while her parents only want her to work in the family tailoring shop, she dreams of pursuing music and living a more cosmopolitan life. However, her restrictions make her shoplift and take a more deviant path. As families, if we could give our daughters the independence to pursue their own interests, we might not only discover endless hidden talent in them, but it would also curb anti-social behaviors. In short, few things can lead to short term happiness but life satisfaction is based on how well you are at balancing all significant areas of your life.

What can you do to make women Independent?

Challenge the biased behaviors: Discrimination against a girl child begins very early in life. From the time she is a fetus, illegal sex determination tests are carried out for selective abortion. When she is a little girl; she is given less to eat as compared to her brothers and is kept at home and taught household chores rather than being sent to school. This is one of the main reasons why Indian women grow up to be dependent on others. Thus, the first step towards making them independent is to educate them.

Accept yourself conditionally: You may not be perfect all the time, you may have the past and might have repented on your decisions several times but now here life gives you an opportunity to regain the control. Redesign the life by changing the perceptions and taking rational decisions. Tell yourself that you are a priority for yourself. Remember you can not serve from an empty vessel.

Guilt free gifts: You deserve all the attention and appreciation, do not wait for someone else to notice your hard work. You can reward yourself for each small achievement. You know the significance of small things thus you pay attention to yourself. Avoiding our own needs, neglecting your own needs and sacrifices does not make you the best mother, wife or person etc. Understand that marriage is only a part of their lives and the goal for a woman is not just to raise a family. Have a guilt free time and reward for yourselves. Be a source of happiness for own self.

Moneywise be wise: Women are defamed for doing extra expenses, we may sometimes buy on emotional reasoning and land up spending disproportionately. Your hard earn money should give you long term security and also should contribute to improving your quality of life. Invest carefully, plan for your future & be wise.

Holistic health: Holistic health considers physical and psychological well-being. You do housekeeping for physical fitness and it is important to be conscious about your shape and size. You may avoid health complication by being physically active but looking at our daily stressful lifestyle our 'psychological housekeeping' also is important. 'Emotional hygiene' is also equally important, as it will allow you to enjoy the freedom you achieve with hard work.

Thus this Independence Day, let us make a promise to ourselves to do whatever we can to make every Indian woman around us independent in every aspect of her life. Remember, it is only when each man and woman is independent that a country can be truly independent.

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Hi mam. Im 21 years old, I have bilateral polycystic ovary syndrome. I dint get my periods for the last 3 months. If I take tablets, im getting my periods, I have been suggested with meprate. I want to know whether any other alternative is there or taking pills is the only way to get my periods? Does consumption of pills will lead to any other disorder?

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
Hi mam. Im 21 years old, I have bilateral polycystic ovary syndrome. I dint get my periods for the last 3 months. If ...
for permanent cure takebelow puls 200 once a day for 4 days apis mel 6c 4tims for 10 days conium 3c as abov jonsia ashok mother tinctutr
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My sister is breast feeding. How long milk comes from breast .4 years. She is confused. And 3 years gap is fine for next baby.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Indore
Breast feeding to baby is necessory up to 6to9 month after that it is inadequate to proper growth. Breast milk stop when you stop feeding. .(4 year is wrong)
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Hi doctor, which formula milk is the best for my one month baby I'm also giving breastfeed. In case of emergency want to give formula milk. please suggest me.

MBBS, FELLOWSHIP IN PAEDIATRICS
Pediatrician, Ghaziabad
Hi doctor, which formula milk is the best for my one month baby I'm also giving breastfeed. In case of emergency want...
Its all a marketing gimmick. They are all equally good, but nothing is better than mothers milk for the baby. You can buy whichever is economical to you.
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Tampons Vs Sanitary Napkins - Which One Should You Use?

DNB, DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Faridabad
Tampons Vs Sanitary Napkins - Which One Should You Use?

During the menstrual days, it is necessary to use some kind of padding or easily absorbent material to remain clean and hygienic throughout the day. This material is available in form of tampons or sanitary napkins.

What is the difference between tampons and sanitary napkin

  1. The tampon is a mass of retentive material shaped in a cylinder, which needs to be inserted into the vagina. Most tampons have a cord or string to aid manual removal. Tampons are used especially when you have to wear tight fitting clothes.
  2. The sanitary napkins are disposable flat pads that are worn externally to collect menstrual blood and prevent staining. These are mostly made of rayon or cotton. They are available in a variety of sizes, with added benefits of extra absorption and fragrance in some cases. They are easier to carry.

Benefits of using a tampon

  1. Tampons are easy to use provided you are very well informed and well practiced about its usage and methods of insertion
  2. Tampons can absorb menstrual blood, depending on your flow, for up to six hours.
  3. Tampons are more hygienic as the entire material does not get soaked. This helps in preventing the menstrual blood from coming in contact with underwear, skin and staining other clothing.

Disadvantages of using a tampon

  1. Tampons, if not changed within 4-6 hours, may cause leakage and staining.
  2. The insertion of a tampon is extremely inconvenient and uncomfortable if not used by practiced hands.
  3. Incorrect insertion can be painful and lead to injuries and infection
  4. Leaving a tampon on for too long can cause a Toxic Shock Syndrome. It is a fatal disease caused by toxins and bacterial infection.
  5. Tampons may increase menstrual cramps in some cases.

Benefits of using sanitary napkins

  1. Sanitary napkins are easy to use. They come in flat, rectangular shapes of absorbent material that are stuck on the underwear and absorb menstrual blood externally.
  2. Can be worn overnight.
  3. Easier to use and convenient to carry around.
  4. Helps to monitor the flow of blood
  5. Lessens the risk of infections, and there are fewer health risks

Disadvantages of sanitary napkins

  1. Cannot prevent menstrual odours
  2. The absorption rate is lower than tampons
  3. They show through clothing and tight fitted clothes cannot be worn

It is difficult to say which one is a better or healthier option. Both kinds have their own advantages and disadvantages and are a matter of individual preference. No matter what you use, it is important for you to keep in mind that it is necessary to change it after a few hours, and regular washing helps keeping the menstrual odour in check. It also keeps the pubic region clean and free from the risks of bacterial infections. It is necessary to remain active and maintain a healthy diet to have a regular smooth flow without blood clots. In case of uncontrolled bleeding, you must seek medical attention without delay. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a gynaecologist and ask a free question.

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Iam 37 years old unmarried. Last month had taken birth control pill for first time in life. Took 4 tabs n quit taking. Due to nausea etc. Had uncontrollable bleeding for extra 5 days. Stopped. But my problem is I did not have period this mon. What may be the reason. And what must I do now. please help.

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Iam 37 years old unmarried. Last month had taken birth control pill for first time in life. Took 4 tabs n quit taking...
Irregularity due to harmonal pills. Do a prenancy test in 1 st urine sample. If negative wait for atleast aweek more.
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Irregular Menstrual Bleeding

Minimal invasive surgery in gynaecology, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
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Hello, I am Dr. Pooja Sharma Dimri. I'm a gynecologist occupation and an infertility specialist. I also specialized in minimally invasive surgery, gynecology including operative laparoscopy and histroscophy copy. Now I'm going to talk about a very common complaint with women present with us, which is irregular menstrual bleeding. Irregular menstrual bleeding may be in the form of delayed or irregular periods or heavy menstrual bleeding or frequent menstrual cycles. Most of the common cause of this irregular menstrual bleeding is hormonal issues like polycystic ovarian disease or hyperthyroidism.

In other cases, the cause of heavy or irregular menstrual bleeding maybe some pathology in the uterus like fibroids, polyps, abnormalities in the uterine lining or the endometrium to diagnose the cause of the regular or the heavy menstrual bleeding.

Before we go on to treatment we may need to do certain investigations like the hormonal profile to her on hormonal issues, sonography of the uterus and the pelvis to see for any nutrient pathology but sometimes all pathology may not be detected by the imaging studies and the blood investigation and we may require a hysteroscopy or a minimally invasive surgery to diagnose and treat these pathologies. Now hysteroscopy is a minimally invasive technique in which a specialized scope or telescope is put inside the uterine cavity in which we can directly visualize any pathology like a small uterine polyp or thickened endometrium at the same thing. That pathology can be removed and the endometrial lining can be sent for a biopsy.

In cases of older patients and specially in the ferryman age group, it is very important to rule out chances of cancers of the uterus. So in case of in irregular menstrual bleeding it is better to consult your gynecologist to rule out abnormal pathology.

For more details you can contact me on Lybrate.com.

 

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Health Check During Holi!

Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore
Health Check During Holi!

Happy Holi!
• avoid overeating during festive season as its just not the quantity but the intake of calories. Too many calories may lead you to gain weight.
• keep your body hydrated enough.
• avoid eating too much sweets, oily and spicy preparations.
• plan your meal in such a way that the festive specialities should be your lunch so that rest day's activities can burn your extra calories.
• and don't forget to have healthy breakfast and dinner as light as possible in festive season so as to manage extra calories.

Your Body Shape Reveals A Lot About Your Health.

Clinical Exercise Specialist, Certificate in Population Health, Certificate in Diabetology and Prevention, Nutritionist, MHSc (Public Health), MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Delhi
Your Body Shape Reveals A Lot About Your Health.
What your body shape reveals about your health

Your body shape reveals more about you than merely the outer appearances. In fact, it is a reflection of your inner health and as well as your future health. Here are some of the things that your body shape reveals about your overall health and the diseases that you need to look out for.

1. Triangle: the pear shaped body or the triangle body usually has more fat on hips, thighs and the butt. They are at lower risk of heart diseases, since the weight is less concentrated on the waist. But, they can develop lower back problems and may have an increased tendency to develop knee issues as most of the weight is carried on hips and thighs.

2. Circle: circle shape is basically for those who carry a lot of fat around their waists. Men and women are equally likely to be affected. Those with a waist size larger than 34 inches in female and 36 inches in male are considered circle shaped. They are at a higher risk of uterine problems, kidney issues and pancreatic-colon cancers.

3. Rectangle: men and women who tend to carry weight distributed all around their bodies have a rectangular body shape. While this is a desirable shape for men, for women it may lead to a flatter looking body. This body shape is healthier than the others, but you may experience osteoarthritis and joint pain if you have higher body fat.

4. Apple: women who carry extra fat on the upper body, i. E. Arms and chest, upper stomach as well have apple shaped bodies. If their body fat is appropriate, they tend to be healthy, but being apple shaped can put you at risk for a number of conditions, including heart problems, blood pressure problems and diabetes.
But remember, irrespective of your body type, make sure that you exercise regularly, have well-balanced diet and stay happy.

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Sexual Disorders - Types + Treatments

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Sexual Disorders - Types + Treatments

Sexual disorders are issues or complications which hamper your sex life. This can have unintended consequences such as depression and separation. Sexual disorders may be either physical or psychological; at present, there are treatments available for most sexual disorders.

Sexual disorders interfere with certain parts or the whole of the sexual response cycle (which consists of excitement, orgasm, plateau and resolution). This means that you will not be able to achieve satisfaction and contentment by engaging in a sexual activity.

The types of sexual disorders are-

  1. Disorders related to orgasm: These disorders are related to the inability to orgasm or climax.
  2. Desire disorders: Lack of desire to engage in sexual intercourse
  3. Arousal disorders: If afflicted with these disorders, you will find it very difficult to be aroused during a sexual activity.
  4. Pain related issues: These are disorders in which you experience pain during sexual intercourse.

The symptoms of sexual disorders are-

  1. You may be unable to orgasm.
  2. Tight muscles in the vagina, thus hampering sex.
  3. Dry vaginal tissues in the vagina leading to pain during sex.
  4. Inability to maintain or achieve erection.
  5. Premature ejaculation.

There are various treatments which are available to rectify sexual disorders. They are-

  1. Sex Therapy: You may consult a sex therapist who can provide counseling on the psychological aspects of sex. They can help you resolve those psychological factors which can act as a deterrent.
  2. Hormone Therapy: Women can undergo hormone therapy if the cause of sexual disorders is an imbalance in the hormones.
  3. Mechanical Devices: Various devices such as penile implants and vacuum devices can help overcome sexual disorders.
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Sometimes when we sex my wife and me thought for anal sex we don't try what is you suggests for us.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Sometimes when we sex my wife and me thought for anal sex we don't try what is you suggests for us.
Try the following remedy it will surely help you Natural home remedy using almonds, cow's milk, ginger powder, cardamom and saffron: Saffron is a mild aphrodisiac 1. Soak 10 almonds in water overnight 2. Peel off the skin and crush them the next morning 3. Take 1 cup hot cow's milk 4. Add the crushed almonds 5. Add a pinch of ginger powder 6. Add a pinch of cardamom powder 7. Add a pinch of saffron 8. Mix well 9. Drink this every morning This will surely help you.
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MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ चीनी के फ़ायदे या नुकसान - ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~**
चीनी एक जहर है जो अनेक रोगों का कारण है.

(1)-- चीनी बनाने की प्रक्रिया मेँ गंधक का सबसे अधिक प्रयोग होता है । गंधक माने पटाखोँ का मसाला ।

(2)-- गंधक अत्यंत कठोर धातु है जो शरीर मेँ चला तो जाता है परंतु बाहर नहीँ निकलता ।

(3)-- चीनी कॉलेस्ट्रॉल बढ़ाती है जिसके कारण हृदयघात या हार्ट अटैक आता है ।

(4)-- चीनी शरीर के वजन को अनियन्त्रित कर देती है जिसके कारण मोटापा होता है ।

(5)-- चीनी रक्तचाप या ब्लड प्रैशर को बढ़ाती है ।

(6)-- चीनी ब्रेन अटैक का एक प्रमुख कारण है ।

(7)-- चीनी की मिठास को आधुनिक चिकित्सा मेँ सूक्रोज़ कहते हैँ जो इंसान और जानवर दोनो पचा नहीँ पाते ।

(8)-- चीनी बनाने की प्रक्रिया मेँ तेइस हानिकारक रसायनोँ का प्रयोग किया जाता है ।

(9)-- चीनी डाइबिटीज़ का एक प्रमुख कारण है ।

(10)-- चीनी पेट की जलन का एक प्रमुख कारण है ।

(11)-- चीनी शरीर मे ट्राइ ग्लिसराइड को बढ़ाती है ।

(12)-- चीनी पेरेलिसिस अटैक या लकवा होने का एक प्रमुख कारण है ।

(13)चीनी बनाने की सबसे पहली मिल अंग्रेजो ने 1868 मेँ लगाई थी ।
उसके पहले भारतवासी शुद्ध देशी गुड़ खाते थे और कभी बीमार नहीँ पड़ते थे ।

(14) कृपया चीनी से गुड़ पे आएँ.।

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Hi, I am conceived actually, I did check today itself but not ready for it right now. Want to abort. So any suggestions without facing any problems in future.

MBBS, DGO
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Sure. You can take advice from gynaecologist. As such it will not have too many effects in future if you do things cautiously and after consulting a doctor.
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Doctor my wife is pregnant 3rd month running Dr. pls tell me what kind food she have to eat in vegetables and fruits.

M.D. - Ayurveda, B.A.M.S (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine& Surgery), N.D.D.Y(Diploma in Naturopathy,Diploma in Yoga)
Ayurveda, Pune
Doctor my wife is pregnant 3rd month running Dr. pls tell me what kind food she have to eat in vegetables and fruits.
More milk and juicy fruits be taken. 3-4 almonds be soaked overnight and taken next day morning. Black kishmish be taken 3-4 daily. Can take juice of fresh tomatoes mixed with little sugar once daily. Dry figs be started from 5 th month. Avoid stress and do regular meditation for 20 min. Sleep for at least 8 hrs a day. Eat all seasonal fresh vegetables. Avoid eating curd at night. Don't use high heals
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Brown Bread or White Bread - Is There Any Real Nutritional Difference Between the Two?

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Vadodara
Brown Bread or White Bread - Is There Any Real Nutritional Difference Between the Two?
Brown bread or white bread- Which of the two wins the age-old nutrition war?

Bread is a very versatile food variant and finds its place on most breakfast platters. Be it white, brown or whole grain, mass produced quality or home-baked artisan kind, bread is almost indispensable in modern Indian household. There has been incessant debate over which carries the most health benefits and nutritional value, read on to explore…

Why brown or whole wheat bread is good for you?

1. Whole wheat grain

Flour is prepared from wheat berries made out of the bran, the germ and the endosperm they in combination are filled with nutrients. Whole grain or wheat bread intake decreases LDL, or the bad cholesterol, it also helps you retain a healthy body weight due to low carbohydrate content and has a lower glycaemic index that keeps your blood sugar steady.

2. Smooth bowel movements

The fibrous quality provides you relief from irritable bowel syndrome. The bran and germ improves your bowel by increasing the bulk of stools, making it easier to pass through the intestines. If you are prescribed laxative medications all you need to do is have enough brown or wheat bread.

3. Nutrients and vitamins

Breads labelled whole grain contain a large amount of nutrients. One of the most important features of brown bread is that it contains most of B vitamins -including riboflavin, thiamine and niacin -- that helps your body acquire energy from food. Whole wheat breads are also rich in vitamins E, K, pantothenic acid and folate.
Tip – With only a slight difference in taste and texture, wheat bread adds as a great accompaniment with any dish. You can even double it up as a healthy sandwich by adding fresh veggies and cottage cheese, with only minimal preparation.

Why white bread is bad for you?

1. Low fibre content

White bread is low in fibre, an essential in lowering your levels of bad cholesterol and checks the smooth functioning of your gastrointestinal tract. An average slice of white bread consists only 0.5 grams of fibre with the whole wheat bread providing up to 2 grams of fibre.

2. Refined grains

The whole grain is stripped of all its bran and germ for it to be refined where it loses all elements that hold fibre, magnesium, zinc, vitamins and minerals. White bread is made from these refined grains. Even though bread-makers attempt to add some vitamins back in, fibrous whole grains prove to be the clear winner.

3. High glycemic index

This index measures how rapidly food affects your blood sugar and insulin levels compared to pure glucose. White bread has a high glycaemic index due to which it gets rapidly absorbed during digestion, causing sharp spikes in blood sugar and insulin levels. A diet comprising of high-glycaemic foods increases your chances of weight gain, type-2 diabetes and heart problems.

Replace the white bread with the equally tasty, wheat-made variant to score high on the fitness meter!

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