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Dr. Chandalia Shaival Hemraj

Endocrinologist, Mumbai

Dr. Chandalia Shaival Hemraj Endocrinologist, Mumbai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Chandalia Shaival Hemraj is one of the best Endocrinologists in Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Chandalia Shaival Hemraj personally at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre in Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Chandalia Shaival Hemraj on Lybrate.com.

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I am diabetic & fat also which green tea I should take because there are so many in market. Please advise.

MBBS, MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Ghaziabad
I hope you are not thinking that just by drinking green tea you will loose weight. If yes then trust me you won't ever. Take whichever green tea you want. It will just help a bit that too only if you control your diabetes and do exercises. First of all tell me: 1. Your weight and height. 2. Age. 3. Your blood sugar levels. 4. Medicines you are taking. Revert with the asked details for a better help.
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I am havering diabetes for the past 15 years. How this glycomet is useful to control my sugar level.

MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Panchkula
Glycomet is safest and first line drug for control of diabetes. It does not put extra strain on your pancreas. And has minimum side effects.
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I am suffering from huge hairfall. My head is becoming bald. Please suggest some medicine to prevent this hairfall and please also suggest medicine of thyroid because I am suffering from this disease since 1 year.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I am suffering from huge hairfall. My head is becoming bald. Please suggest some medicine to prevent this hairfall an...
Follow these best methods for treatment of hair fall • Add protein containing items in your foods for healthy hair growth such as take a bowl of cereal daily and a glass of milk or 100 gm cheese or 1-2 eggs.. • Stress is one of the main cause of hair fall. To reduce hairfall, Practice Yogasana like SHIRSHASANA and SARWANGASANA only under the guidance of Expert. • you can use MAHABHRINGRAJ TEL of BAIDYANATH COMPANY and apply it 3 times in a week massage your scalp for 10 to 15 minutes daily. It increases blood circulation in your scalp and enhances hair growth. • Avoid the excess use of products such as hair colours or shampoo as they cause destruction of hair follicles. * Take Vitamin-E rich foods like dry fruits (Almonds, Pista etc) daily. * Apply the egg yolk to the scalp atleast once a week. It gives nourishment to hair root and enhances hair growth.
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HYPOTHYROIDISM OR MYXOEDEMA [HYPOTHYROID]

BHMS, Certificate in Gynaecology & Obestric, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Delhi
HYPOTHYROIDISM OR MYXOEDEMA [HYPOTHYROID]
HYPOTHYROIDISM OR MYXOEDEMA [HYPOTHYROID]

HYPOTHYROIDISM / MYXOEDEMA
Hypothyroidism is a clinical condition, which results from deficiency of thyroid hormones.
Hypothyroidism with deposition of mucinous substance in subcutaneous tissues is known as ‘myxoedema`.
 
CAUSES:
• Primary thyroid gland involvement.
• Lack of pituitary TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone).
• Hypothalamic deficiency of TRH (thyrotropin-releasing hormone).
• Autoimmune thyroiditis.
• Severe iodine deficiency.
 
SIGN AND SYMPTOMS:
• Slowing down of mental and physical functions of the body.
• Easy fatigability and tiredness.
• Sleepiness.
• Body ache.
• Puffiness of face.
• Edema feet.
• Weight gain.
• Increased sensitivity to cold.
• Dryness of skin.
• Brittle nails.
• Constipation.
• Hair fall.
• Hoarseness of voice.
• Hearing loss.
• Tendency for repeated infections.
• Muscle cramps.
• Shortness of breath.
• Anemia.
• Mood swings.
• Forgetfulness.
• Slow speech.
• Infertility.
• Menorrhagia (profuse menses).
• Occasionally rise in blood pressure.
 
DIETARY MANAGEMENT:
Avoid:
• Avoid goitrogens (food that blocks the utilization of iodine): turnips, cabbage, mustard, cassava root, soybeans, peanuts, pine nuts and millets. Cooking usually inactivates goitrogens.
 
CONSUME:
• Increase consumption of iodine, it is an important building block of thyroid hormone:
– Sea food, meat, milk and milk, sea plants- kelp, dulse (vegetable sea food) and Japanese sea vegetables. Plants grown in iodine rich soils are also good source of iodine.
– Iodized salt is a primary source of iodine.
• Increase consumption of copper, selenium and zinc as these minerals are essential for normal thyroid hormone production and metabolism.
• Foods rich in copper:
– Meat gelatin, eggs, yeast, lamb; pork; pheasant quail; duck; goose; squid; salmon; organ meats.
– Soy and soy products, nuts and seeds, beans, legumes; almonds, broccoli, garlic; bran breads and cereals; sea plants and mushrooms.
– Dried beans - soy beans, lima beans, baked beans, dried peas; lentils; barley.
– Dried fruits including raisins, dates, prunes, avocado, Chocolate.
– Some amount of cooper is obtained from cooking in copper vessels.
• Foods rich in selenium:
– Grains, Brazil nuts, garlic, wheat germ and brewer`s yeast, fish, shellfish, eggs, red meat, chicken and liver.
• Food rich in zinc: Good dietary sources of zinc include seafood (especially oysters), beef, oatmeal, chicken, liver, spinach, nuts and seeds.
– Meat, poultry and milk, shell fish, crab, shrimp and sea plants etc.
– Plant foods are low in zinc, Whole wheat grains provide good amount of zinc.
• Increase consumption of Omega-3 fatty acids, one of the PUFA`s (poly unsaturated fatty acids), as it also contributes to normal thyroid function: Fish and fish oils provide excellent forms of omega-3s as well as vitamin A, which improves thyroid receptor binding and thyroid hormone activity. Flax / linseed oil is the richest source of PUFA`s. Other oils that contain PUFA`s are safflower oil, soybean oil, cottonseed oil, maize oil, sesame oil, rich bran oil, ground nut oil, mustard oil and olive oil.
• Increase consumption of proteins - tyrosine, an amino acid is a precursor for making thyroid hormone :
– Milk and milk products, eggs (is the richest source), Flesh food: meat, fish, and poultry.
– Nuts and oilseeds, pulses, cereals.
• Mild to moderate exercise is advisable, exercise stimulates thyroid gland function.
• Practise yoga, helps in increasing tissue sensitivity to thyroid hormone.
 
CONSULT PHYSICIAN:
• If myxoedema presents with complications like cardiac failure or coma consult your physician immediately. Immediate medical attention is necessary. 
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I am 54 yrs old diabetic since 8-9 yrs. I take regular both time medicine as advice by local Dr. At ranchi (jharkhand). My fasting position of test is continued between 145- 160. I am walking 3-4 kms regularly. Other test reports is normal. I feel anaxity. Ple, advice me further.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Please mention your ongoing treatment and get your blood pressure checked and revert back to me for further assistance.
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He have a sugar bp he was eat a medicine in a day maximum. 15-20 I want to know its better. For him.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
He have a sugar bp he was eat a medicine in a day maximum. 15-20 I want to know its better. For him.
Sorry for previous anwer. Pl. Avoid sweat meal. High salty foods, high fatty / oily foods, take whole grain foods, do exercise in morning, go for walk daily, avoid stress.
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What are the symptoms of diabetes melitus & High blood pressure? Please help me. Give suggestion.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
What are the symptoms of diabetes melitus & High blood pressure? Please help me. Give suggestion.
Diabetes mellitus most often produces very few recognisable symptoms, hence most people fail to identify that they have diabetes. But when fully grown it may produce following symptoms: excess urination, especially getting up at night to pass urine 2 or 3 times, which disturbs sleep, excess thirst, excess hunger, unexplained weight loss and tiredness. Blood sugar level in such situations shows hyperglycemia. High bp also very rarely causes any recognisable symptoms. Hence, mostly it is found out only on checking at clinic. Occasionally one may feel dizziness. Earlier there was feeling that high bp causes headache and nose bleeds. But this can happen in hypertensive crisis, since these conditions are familial, it better for a person to get blood sugar and bp check up done regularly, particularly after 30 to 40 years. Both these conditions can be prevented by regular exercise, weight maintenance, proper diet. In case of bp salt restriction is very essential. But if one has already developed both these conditions then appropriate drug treatment is a must, in addition to adapting a modified lifestyle.
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I had pain in my heel of right foot. Mostly after inactivity or after waking up. Pain used to go down with activity and some times after passing urine. Got my uric acid test done it was ok. This occuted an year ago as well but got ok after I changed my shoe. This time also it has started after I bought a new shoe. I shall change my shoe. But does it mean some other problem. Or is it only shoe.

Fellowship in Shoulder and Knee Surgeries, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist, Nagpur
I had pain in my heel of right foot. Mostly after inactivity or after waking up. Pain used to go down with activity a...
It is shoe and heel. You have stiff tendo achilles. You need to do some exercises for stretching and you will be fine.
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My before food blood sugar is 138, is it diabetes. If so what is the ayurvedic treatment for that.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
My before food blood sugar is 138, is it diabetes. If so what is the ayurvedic treatment for that.
Please It is just increased slightly Please repeat blood sugar levels fasting and post prandial Meanwhile Go for morning and evening walk daily Do light exercise daily Take vegetables juices and soups more Don't start medicine now, Send me report on Lybrate after 15 days of following above points.
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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health
Pediatrician, Hyderabad
Foods that can keep your Uric Acid levels at Normal.


High uric acid levels in the blood stream can lead to a common form of arthritis called gout. To prevent gout, it is essential to maintain good eating habits and have proper medication. 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. Digestion of purine leads to the formation of uric acid. If uric acid is not eliminated normally which is seen in gout sufferers, it can build up in the blood stream leading to joint inflammation and pain.

Water   Water flushes out toxins including excess uric acid from the body. Have at least 10- 12 glasses of water daily.

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.

Apple    Malic acid in apple neutralises uric acid and thus provides relief to the sufferers. You should consume one apple daily after a meal.

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.

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.

Celery seed    This is a popular home remedy to lower uric acid levels in the body. Have celery seeds extract to get best results.

Berries    Berries especially strawberries, and blueberries have anti-inflammatory properties so include them in your diet.

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.

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.

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I am bency 34 year old man, last week I check my cholesterol see the Lipid Profile details cholesterol - 181 Triglycerides - 235 HDL - 36 LDL -99 VLDL -47 Uric Acid - 7.0 In this report Triglycerides increased any problem with that if need to consult a doctor any another option please replay.

MD - Medicine, MBBS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Gurgaon
I am bency 34 year old man, last week I check my cholesterol see the Lipid Profile details cholesterol - 181
Triglyce...
Exersise 45 min/day, get your hba1c tested to know avg blood sugars n risk of developing diabetes. Also check your bp. Avoid trans fats, fried oily stuff, eat less refined flour, n more whole grains, vegetables, nuts, walnuts n fruits, use olive oil, canola oil, rice bran oil or sarso ka tel on n off, never use pre heated oil again for frying.
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Hi I am 35. I recently checked my sugar levels and the reading of pre is 251 and post 450. I was shocked to get these. What would be the medicine that I need to take to control it.

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Hi I am 35. I recently checked my sugar levels and the reading of pre is 251 and post 450. I was shocked to get these...
For such high values you need insulin secretogauges along with sensitisers. How long you are diabetic? hba1c, sr. Creatinine, urine routine, weight height measurement needed to prescribe accurate medication.
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I'm 27 years old recently been diagnosed with hypothyroidism. Experiencing hair loss either due to the eltroxin Ive been prescribed or due to my condition. Is there any treatment for this? What foods should I eat to avoid hair loss? I've got pcod as well.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I'm 27 years old recently been diagnosed with hypothyroidism. Experiencing hair loss either due to the eltroxin Ive b...
lybrate-user, Hypothyroidism causes a number of symptoms of which hair fall is a very common and one that resolves very slowly. It is not because of thyroxine, it is due to lack of it. Unless you control TSH value between 3 to 4 mU/L, most symptoms will reappear or remain. Thanks.
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Master Of Science ( Home Science) , B.Sc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Wheatgrass Benefits:
1. Cleanses and detoxifies
2. Oxygenates and rebuilds the blood
3. Reduces blood pressure
4. Boosts immunity
5. Has anti-clotting properties
6. Regulates blood sugar levels
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I am married female having dry vagina from last 3 days although my thyroid and uric acid test Are normal having problem in sexual life and also feel etching I am using clean and dry wash What to do to ease my life please suggest some remedies.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I am married female having dry vagina from last 3 days although my thyroid and uric acid test Are normal having probl...
Hello, You are advised to use VAGISIL vaginal lubricant before and during sex to avoid vaginal dryness.
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Sir I am a Insulin dependant diabetic. I heard you are undertaking surgery for diabetes. Pl get me details.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Sir I am a Insulin dependant diabetic. I heard you are undertaking surgery for diabetes. Pl get me details.
its in research laboratories in america only...whereby pancreas transplantation is attempted..not in india yet,,and it isn't very popular choice either.just stick to ur insulin schedule daily
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CCMTD, CCEBDM, C.Diabetology, American Diabetes Association, DOMS, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Summer quick travelling tips for people with Diabetes
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I am a diabetes patients and I have been suffering from jaundice should I eat dal? Please advise.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am a diabetes patients and I have been suffering from jaundice should I eat dal? Please advise.
Mr. Lybrate-user, there is no restriction in eating dal (pulses) as it provides a good quantity of proteins. Even if you have jaundice there is no such restriction. Probably only restriction is to avoid alcohol completely. Moderate protein intake is necessary. Only thing is please maintain your blood sugar levels in good control.
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I have a thyroid but thyroid is 6.2 level, and weight is too low, I measure my wight last 2 days ago, it is 39, so please help me what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
For increasing your weight Few diet tips - Not to eat fried food items and Can eat All green vegetables, moong, chana,Dal, rice etc And to apply ghee over chappati and don't apply oil over chappati And to drink milk mixed with turmeric powder twice a day And If possible eat eggs on alternate days And If possible in breakfast eat atleast one bajra ka rotla And Eat seasonal fruit.
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He doesn't have any of these habits. No history of fever / chest pain, BP is normal but sugar problem had developed since last 3 to 4 years. What should we do to control his sugar

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
He doesn't have any of these habits. No history of fever / chest pain, BP is normal but sugar problem had developed s...
Please Tell him Wake up early go for morning walk in greenery daily Do yogasanas and pranayam daily Take salads vegetables juices and soups more, regularly Avoid white sugars only Send me blood sugar levels readings so that I can guide you precisely for medicine also.
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