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Dr. Sangeetha Jha

MBBS, MS - General Surgery

Endocrinologist, Hyderabad

26 Years Experience  ·  400 at clinic
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Dr. Sangeetha Jha is a renowned Endocrinologist in Nampally, Hyderabad. She has been a successful Endocrinologist for the last 26 years. She is a qualified MBBS, MS - General Surgery. You can meet Dr. Sangeetha Jha personally at Medwin Hospitals in Nampally, Hyderabad. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sangeetha Jha on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Medical College Raipur - 1991
MS - General Surgery - Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Medical College Raipur - 1995

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MD - Internal Medicine, CCMD(Diabetology), PG Course in Diabetology
Diabetologist, Dehradun
Smoking increases the risk of diabetes in normals & worsened the diabetic complications in diabetics.

My father has been having type 1 diabetes for several years. What can I do for his better treatment to control over diabetes?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My father has been having type 1 diabetes for several years. What can I do for his better treatment to control over d...
Mr Waseem, T1 diabetes can only be treated with Insulin injections only. There is no other drug. Plus good diet control and exercise can help. There are no other drugs for T1 diabetes.
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I have blood sugar of 180 mg. I am taking Glimet tablet- 1 in the morning and 1 in night along with Becosym C- Fort tablet. Is it correct? Whether it should be taken after diet?

Vaidya Visharad
Sexologist, Narnaul
Dear, Diabetes is often called the silent killer. Diabetes, is a metabolic disease in which sugar does not get metabolized properly in the body. This means that the blood sugar levels continue to be high, threatening the normal functioning of the body. According to Ayurveda There are 20 forms of Diabetes : 4 are due to Vata, 6 result from Pitta, and 10 are caused by Kapha. But Diabetes (MADHUMEHA) is.Mainly kapha dosha disease. Poorly managed diabetes can lead to a host of long-term complications like :- Heart attacks, Strokes, Blindness, Nerve damage, Amputation of Limb. Impotency in men.Visit us at www.Malhotraayurveda.Com
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My wife age 40 years she is suffering from hypertension her creatinine level is 1.1 blood urea. 37 blood sugar fasting 95 h b 11.1 ph level. 6 please clear to all report are normal or any crucial regarding creatinine.

MBBS, PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC)
Cardiologist, Purba
My wife age 40 years
she is suffering from hypertension
her creatinine level is 1.1
blood urea. 37
blood sugar fastin...
creatinine is higher range chronic hypertension damage kidney but if u control it, it will be normalised so avoid pain killer and control high bp recheck after 4 months I think it will be normal
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I am 35 years old and I am diabetic for the last one year. I start medicine glimison mp1 after consulting a MD doctor. I realized that I fill so tired whole day and not enjoy my business that I was enjoying before. The FBS is 125 and PPBS is 215 normally. So please give a good advice for making a enjoying and non tiredness life.

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
Sexologist, Sri Ganganagar
I am 35 years old and I am diabetic for the last one year. I start medicine glimison mp1 after consulting a MD doctor...
YOUR BLOOD SUGAR IS NOT CONTROLLED. TAKE TAB. GLYCOMET GP1 TWICE A DAY 20 min. BEFORE BREAKFAST AND DINNER. EAT DIABETIC DIET AND DO EXERCISES. ALSO TAKE CALCIROL SACHETS WEEKLY FOR 2 MONTH WITH MILK. AND TAKE CALCIUM TABLET WITH MEAL DAILY. YOU WILL DEFINITELY GET IMPROVEMENT. YOU CAN FURTHER ASK ANY QUIRY.
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Joint Pain Due to Hypothyroidism - Know How You Can Manage it!

MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Joint Pain Due to Hypothyroidism - Know How You Can Manage it!

The body is controlled by chemicals known as hormones. These are produced in minute quantities by minute organs, but have great control on almost all body functions. There are different hormones, each determining different functions like how tall a person will grow, how strong the bones will be, how well a person can react to stress and the reproductive ages. There is also a master gland called the pituitary which is situated somewhere deep in the brain, which controls all these organs. Small variations in the amount of these chemicals in the body produce significant effect on their respective control organ.

Thyroid is one such major gland, which produces a hormone called thyroxine or T4 as it is commonly called. This controls metabolism and emotional health to a large extent. Reduced amounts of T4 is very common in women, and with altered metabolism, there is increased musculoskeletal pain in various joints.

Here are some of the best ways to reduce Joint Pain from Hypothyroidism:

  1. Step Up to Low-Impact Aerobics: Twenty to 60 minutes of near-daily aerobics — really any exercise that gets your heart pumping — can help speed up your metabolism and counter weight gain, a common hypothyroidism symptom and a contributor to joint pain. But if you have joint or knee pain, choose low-impact aerobics. Swimming is the ideal low-impact aerobic exercise — the water buoys your body and cushions joints.
  2. Strengthen Your Muscles: Strength- or weight-training exercises build muscle mass, which uses more calories than fat even at rest. That promotes weight loss and can ease the strain on your joints. Stronger muscles also directly help protect nearby joints. For example, strengthening exercises such as squats, lunges, and leg lifts develop the muscles that support the knees. Start slow with 15 repetitions of each exercise. Then build up to three sets of 15 reps each.
  3. Get Plenty of Sleep: Sleep is the time for muscles and joints to recover. If you're not sleeping well, you are not recovering as fast as you could be. What's more, when you're sleep deprived, you're likely to crave junk and comfort foods that can contribute to weight gain, which adds stress to your joints and increases joint pain. Aim for seven to eight hours of quality sleep each night.
  4. Stick to a Healthy Diet: Replace the junk food that can lead to weight gain with choices that enhance your health. For example, add fatty fish to your diet. It's a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, known to decrease inflammation, which may be contributing to your muscle and joint pain. Coldwater fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel, and tuna have some the highest amounts of omega-3s. Also be sure to get lots of fresh fruit and vegetables high in antioxidants, which may counter inflammation, too.
  5. Practice Yoga: Yoga poses are a great way to provide relief for joint pain while also increasing flexibility. For shoulder pain, look for poses that open your chest, like this simple pose: Sit with your feet flat on the floor. As you inhale, stretch your arms over your head. Clasp your hands together over your head and then turn your palms up toward the ceiling. Drop your shoulders and straighten up as if pushing through your head. Hold for 30 seconds. Release your hands, bringing them down behind you. Next, clasp your hands behind your back and lift your arms. Hold for another 30 seconds.
  6. Don't Let Fatigue Win: Fatigue is one of the most common hypothyroidism symptoms. Even though you might feel listless, you'll benefit from exercise because it will rev your metabolism and help you maintain flexibility despite muscle and joint pain. If you're too exhausted to complete a full exercise routine, break it up into several short bouts — even 10 minutes done three times a day will be effective. Also, stretching and relaxation exercises within two hours of bedtime may help you sleep better.
  7. Meditate for Stress Relief: Having a chronic condition such as hypothyroidism can be stressful, and that stress can actually contribute to pain and tension. That's why it's important to find ways to reduce stress, such as the practice of mindfulness meditation. This form of meditation teaches you how to distract yourself from what's bothering you by refocusing your attention, often on your own breathing. 

Thyroid hormones help all your organs work well. They control how your body uses food for energy.

What Do Thyroids Do

Thyroid hormones affect your metabolism rate, which means how fast or slow your brain, heart, muscles, liver, and other parts of your body work. If your body works too fast or too slowly, you won’t feel well. For example, if you don’t have enough thyroid hormone, you might feel tired and cold. Or, if you have too much thyroid hormone, you might feel nervous, jumpy, and warm.

What hormones does my thyroid gland produce?

The thyroid gland produces thyroxine (T4), which is a relatively inactive prohormone and lower amounts of the active hormone, triiodothyronine (T3). Collectively, T3 and T4 are referred to as the thyroid hormones. Twenty percent of the body’s triiodothyronine is made by the thyroid gland; the other 80% comes from thyroxine converted by organs such as the liver or kidneys.

The thyroid gland also produces calcitonin from cells called C-cells. Calcitonin is understood to play a role in regulating calcium levels in the body, but its exact function in humans remains unclear. Thyroid hormone is one such chemical which has effect on all organs of the body including the joints. Vague pains may be due to thyroid disorders. They are easy to manage with treatment. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an endocrinologist.

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I am sixty year old. I am suffering type 2 diabetes for about ten years and under regular treatment. For last about three months I am not able to have sound sleep and feeling tense mentally all time. I am also having acute constipation now a days inspite of taking laxatives and having hardness in my stomach. I am taking one tablet of amryl m2 twice in day i. E. Morning / evening and one tablet of trajenta in the afternoon as advised by doctor for diabetes. Can you guide me to set my stomach right free from constipation and also mind tense free so that I can sleep well in the night.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am sixty year old. I am suffering type 2 diabetes for about ten years and under regular treatment. For last about t...
I need some more details from you to guide you effectively, like weight, height, waist circumference and level of activity (exercising). You have also not mentioned sugar levels and hba1c also. I need them to guide you. Still a few things I want you to follow 1) do regular pranayama, if you know the details or learn it 2) do certain yoga asanas like manduk asana, pawanmuktasana etc. 3) increase consumption of fiber in your diet by using fenugreek seeds, more green salads. I await your reply.
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My throat has swollen and I had taken medicine for thyroid also but it is still swollen. Please tell me what to do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
My throat has swollen and I had taken medicine for thyroid also but it is still swollen. Please tell me what to do?
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine Belladonna 30 ( 4 drops in little water) four times in a day for 2 days and revert.
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In diabetes it is said to have chapatti/roti instead of rice although they both contain same amount of carbohydrates.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra for piles,pilonidal sinus and fistula management , Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate in Diabetes update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Hi,great your willing to research on the same or willing get advantage of same. Either way is better. Its example of complex, more complex n simple carbs.
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I have sugar up to 300 to 350 how to control sugar and what type of food to be taken please give me a suggestion.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
You can control insulin by taking oral anti diabetic drugs like tab glimiperide 2 mg with metformin combination. I am sure you may be already on that treatment. Tab voglibose 0.3 mg with each meal may be reduce after food glucose increase. In addition you have to adhere to suggested life style change, like exercise and lesser eating. Your bmi must be nearer 23 kg per sq meter.
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Hello sir/madam good evening,my age is 18. I have reading at any site or magazine that frequent urine and excessive thirst is sign of diabetes. I have this problem excessive thirst and have to urine too many times in day and I have also habit of eating too much sweet thing. please help me am I suffer from diabetes, if yes then suggest me what to do now,

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
Sexologist, Sri Ganganagar
Hello sir/madam good evening,my age is 18. I have reading at any site or magazine that frequent urine and excessive t...
Please do hba1c test and ogtt 75 gm glucose test. To confirm prediabetes. The above symptoms may be due to anxiety neurosis.
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Dear sir, I am a sugar patient please tell me how am I recover my sugar without medicine.

MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
Dear sir, I am a sugar patient please tell me how am I recover my sugar without medicine.
It depends on type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Eat diabetic diet, do regular exercise for 30 minutes daily.
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Can diabetic patients eat sweets made with'sugar free or is it just as bad as normal sugar based sweets for them?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Can diabetic patients eat sweets made with'sugar free or is it just as bad as normal sugar based sweets for them?
For any diabetic, having sugar-free foods is the only way to give in to a sweet tooth. With less than 0.5 grams per serving, these treats when had in moderation can satisfy the craving for sweets without sending your blood sugar levels shooting up. Sugar causes a spike in natural insulin levels, a great threat for diabetic patients. These artificial sweeteners are a great alternative, allowing you to enjoy the occasional treat without the drawbacks of usual desserts. They don?t cause a sudden rise in blood sugar levels like authentic sweets and are great for your teeth. Also, a few sugar-free candies can control hunger cravings and you can easily savour the nutritional benefits of chocolates without he added sugar in it. Chocolates are great for your heart and also work as antioxidants, and the sugar-free varieties are ideal for diabetic patients. Substitutes like Splenda, Sugar Free, Equal and Stevia are low in sugar and calories and can be used in place of sugar in all dessert recipes. DISADVANTAGES OF SUSAR FREE FOOD There cannot be advantages without disadvantages, and sugar-free foods are no exception. Most sugar-free foods are free of natural sugar, but that doesn?t mean they are free of calories too. Having too many calories can be dangerous for any diabetic, since their body doesn?t produce normal levels of insulin and desserts that are high in fat content are always a threat. The problem greatly arises because most diabetics assume the desserts and candies to be ?sugar-free? and tend to overindulge. And sometimes these sugar-free foods contribute to hundreds of calories consumed by the diabetic patient, which again sends their blood sugar levels soaring. It is essential to understand that anything processed or artificial cannot be good for you if consumed in large amounts. Having halwas made with sugar-free sweeteners or heavy cakes and pastries that claim to be sugar-free are not a good idea. And then there?s always the fear that some artificial sweeteners have carcinogens in them. Reports suggest that aspartame found in Sugar Free and Equal can give you headaches, cause bloat and even result in seizures. Acesulfame-K that is used in most sugar-free foods can cause cancer as well as tumors. Studies are yet to decide whether the cons of sugar-free foods outweigh the pros. Although most artificial sweeteners like aspartame, Stevia and sucralose have been approved by the FDA for daily consumption, it is best to be cautious. As always, moderation is the key to living a happy life with diabetes.
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I am 47 years old and now I am having joint pains and having uric acid in blood. What should i do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 47 years old and now I am having joint pains and having uric acid in blood. What should i do?
A high uric acid level can be caused when your body either produces too much uric acid or your kidneys don't eliminate uric acid rapidly enough. A high uric acid level may cause increasingly frequent attacks of gout, or it may never cause problems. A high uric acid level may also cause some people to develop kidney stones or kidney failure. And some people with a high uric acid level also develop high blood pressure, heart disease or chronic kidney disease, but it's often unclear whether this is a direct cause or merely an early warning sign of these conditions. Factors that may cause a high uric acid level in your blood include: Diuretic medications (water pills),Drinking too much alcohol,Genetics (inherited tendencies),hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid),Immune-suppressing drugs,Niacin, or vitamin B-3, obesity,psoriasis, Purine-rich diet — organ meat, game meat, anchovies, herring, gravy, dried beans, driedpeas, mushrooms and other foods Renal insufficiency — inability of the kidneys to filter waste Tumor lysis syndrome — a rapid release of cells into the blood caused by certain cancers or by chemotherapy for those cancers,Also, you may be monitored for high uric acid levels when undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment for cancer. Avoid protein diets, avoid more milk products. bad habits , fast food/fat/oily,salty foods. Coffee, smoking, alcohol intake. Non-veg., take whole grain,oats,green veg.,plenty of water in day time, 1 glass of water at night before bed.Take tab. Zyloric 100 mg once a day.Take tab. Bencid 500 mg once a day. Tab. Ulracet sos or tab. Naprosyn 500 mg once a day or sos for pain in joints.
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I am suffering from hypothyroidism which is abt 60 since last 8 months. There is 5-6 kg weight gain. Is hypothyroidism curable. How much time does it takes to get completely cured. Is it hereditary.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am suffering from hypothyroidism which is abt 60 since last 8 months. There is 5-6 kg weight gain. Is hypothyroidis...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Hypothyroidism is a hormone deficiency disease. In this condition your thyroid gland is not producing enough (nil) thyroxine. This hormone is necessary for day to day functioning of all the metabolic activities in the body. Therefore, it has to be supplemented every day for the rest of life. Hence there is NO CURE. When on treatment with adequate dose of thyroxine, TSH is maintained between 3 to 4 mU/L, at that level all the symptoms will be in check. So if the TSH level is 60 mU/L, means there is uncontrolled hypothyroidism. Thanks.
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Please Doctor Mujhe diabetes ke bare me acche se janna hai and isey control kese ker sakte hai? Kis tarah ki diet lene se ise roka ja sakta hai? Please tell me Doctor I really needed some tips.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Please Doctor Mujhe diabetes ke bare me acche se janna hai and isey control kese ker sakte hai? Kis tarah ki diet len...
Lybrate-user, diabetes melltus if confirmed, then has to be treated with appropriate drugs. The commonly seen diabetes in adults is t2, which can be well controlled by oral anti- diabetes drugs. There are a number of them. Choice of the drug depends on the severity of blood sugar level and presence of resistance to insulin. Some times oral drugs do not give adequate relief, then insulin injections are used along with oral drugs. Apart from drugs diet and exercise play e very important role. Because over weight, inactivity and junk foods are major contributors for development and increasing the severity of diabetes. Diet for each patient has to be very specifically advised. But general rule is to avoid sweets, deep fried foods, junk foods, pastries and other bakery items, sweetened aerated drinks (colas), highly processed food products and fructose corn syrup containing products. Plus alcohol and smoking should be completely avoided. Daily exercise of about 1 hour is a must. Weight should be maintained near normal. One should consume good deal of green leafy vegetables and salads. Thanks.
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I am 47 years old female. Last week I checked my blood sugar. Fasting -125 PP-160. Should I start on tablets?

MBBS, MRCGP ( UK), Diploma in Diabetes (UK), DFSRH (UK), DRCOG (UK)
Endocrinologist, Hyderabad
I am 47 years old female. Last week I checked my blood sugar. Fasting -125 PP-160. Should I start on tablets?
Hello, You are not in the diabetic range. These blood results show that you are in pre-diabeties range. Ideally, to diagnose if a patient is diabetic or not, we need to repeat the FBG and PPBG a second time atleast one week apart from the first test. So, please get the tests repeated again and also get the HbA1C done (this shows the average blood glucose over the last 3 months). Even if the next test reports come as pre-diabetes or borderline diabetes range, I would advise you to follow lifestyle modifications for 3 months and see. For pre-diabetes the management is lifestyle changes. This means 1) avoid sugary and high calorie food like sweets/bakery items/cakes/pastries etc 2) avoid fatty food 3) eat plenty of vegetables and whole grains and whole grain flour items 4) consume lot fat milk 5) exercise atleast 45 min everyday. Hope this helps you Thank you.
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I am 59 yrs. I am diabetic since 7 yrs. Recently my blood sugar levels are fluctuating. Today fbs is 150 yesterday it was 119. Pbs today is 300 yesterday it was 319. Four days it was 240 only. I am following strict diet plan. I am taking gemer 1 mg in the morning from today's onward I am taking 2 mg in the night iam taking vog loyd3d2.3 half tablet. Please advise.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 59 yrs. I am diabetic since 7 yrs. Recently my blood sugar levels are fluctuating. Today fbs is 150 yesterday it...
Hi looking at your fluctuating sugar levels, it is better to shift to glargine the basal analogue insulin along with oral drugs (which can be reduced). Glargine is a long acting insulin needing just one prick a day. It will produce excellent control of blood sugar. Initial dosage can be 6 units once/d, to be increased based on fasting sugar level every alternate day by 2 units till target sugar level (say 100 mg or so) is achieved. For this self monitoring of sugar level is necessary. If you are willing I can guide you. In the long run this will be a better treatment.
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I have problem like weight gaining, weakness, coldness, I think problem is thoyrid. Waht can I do. I am scare, what can I do, I don't want to start life time medicine.

CCMTD, CCEBDM, C.Diabetology, American Diabetes Association, DOMS, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
It could be thyroid dysfunction. Do thyroid function test like tsh ft4 ft3 and anti tpo antibodies report. Treatment will be decided later after the reports arrive.
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How to reduce my uric acid level naturally? Is it possible without any medicine? What type of diet I have to follow.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Avoid pickles, papads in your diet and eat freshly prepared home made food and also if you want to drink curd it should be freshly prepared at home only
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