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Dr. Nishal

Gynaecologist, Mumbai

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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
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Alcohol - How Over Consumption Affects Your Body?

MBBS, MD-Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Allahabad
Alcohol - How Over Consumption Affects Your Body?

Alcohol addiction commonly known as alcoholism is a fairly common problem that has shown to affect people from every walk of life. Scientists have tried to pinpoint the absolute cause behind alcoholism, but to no success. Certain factors like sex, genetic, and socioeconomic factors have shown to have some effect on alcoholism. The cause of alcoholism is never singular. Alcohol addiction is indeed a disease, where a person may not have full control over his actions and is seen to change the neurochemistry of the brain.

The symptoms of alcohol addiction can be seen in many ways and the severity of the situation varies from person to person. Other factors such as the frequency of consumption may also be specific. While some people are heavy drinkers and drink throughout the day; others may drink occasionally and remain sober for a few days.

A person who is dependent on alcohol will prioritise drinking over other essential activities and will eventually cause disruption in his social life, work or other areas of his life. It can also create a negative effect in the victim’s life along with their families and their near and dear ones.

What are the signs of alcohol addiction and alcohol abuse?
The signs and symptoms of alcoholism or addiction are rather conspicuous. Since drinking alcohol is common in social events in most cultures around the world, it becomes difficult to recognise when someone is addicted to alcohol, unlike drugs like cocaine and heroin.

The physical signs of alcohol abuse include:

  1. Loss of control over the quantity of alcohol consumed.
  2. Lack of adequate sleep, followed by overcompensation for sleep.
  3. Expression of anger and other negative behaviours my increase in inappropriate places and situations.
  4. Lack of proper attention towards the priorities in life.

How does alcohol affect the body?
Chronic abuse of alcohol can have negative effects on almost every part of your body and plays havoc in your system. Alcohol is liable to cause irreversible damage to several organs of the body which is vital for sustenance:

  • Nervous system
  • Stomach or Intestines
  • Liver
  • Heart
  • Brain

Alcoholism in itself can lead to several diseases like:

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Psychiatrist.


 

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Hello doctor im 8 months pregnant. I have genital diabetic. Suggest some diet plan for diabetes. Can I eat sabudana khichadi at breakfast? Which fruit and vegetables good for diabetes?

PGD IN ULTRAASONOGRAPHY, Non invasive cardiology course, MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Narnaul
Hello doctor im 8 months pregnant. I have genital diabetic. Suggest some diet plan for diabetes. Can I eat sabudana k...
Here is a sample Indian Diet Plan for Gestational Diabetes. Please note that the plan was made keeping an average Indian pregnant lady in mind. If you have any additional medical issues, it will be best to consult your personal dietitian or doctor before starting to follow our Indian Diet Plan for Gestational Diabetes. FOOD ITEMCALORIE (KCAL)PROTEIN (GMS) NUTRIFACT Early Morning:(7.00 Am) Kesar and cardamom + cinnamon flavored Milk (1 glass)1504Milk Is the best way to start your day, It will cool the acid rush down, and the nutrients in milk will be are absorbed better on empty stomach.(add 1-2 threads of kesar, and 1 pinch cardamom + cinnamon powder) Whole Wheat Rusks (2 pieces)502Dry Carbs in the Morning helps in relieving Morning Sickness Soaked Almonds (6 pieces)504It is a good souce of protein and omega 3 acids Breakfast (9.00 Am) Besan/ Mung dal chilla with chopped Palak and grated carrots – (2 medium sized)20012This low carb, high protein dish helps you control sugar rush in the mornings. Carrots and spinach help in providing fiber, keeps you away from skin and digestion problem during pregnancy, and cuts on the risk of baby developing jaundice at birth. Curd1 Soup Bowl (1 Soup Bowl)754curd Provides calcium, protein, Vit A and D very beneficial during pregnancy, And helps you enhance your mood during downs. OREgg Omlette (2 No.)16010Eggs are easy to make and best sources of proteins that helps in baby’s growth. Toasted Brown Bread (2 slices)1003Dry carbs Helps in relieving Morning sickness ORVegetable oats upama (1 soup bowl)2503Multi nutrients from veggies and good fiber to tackle constipation 11.00 Am Apple /Guava / Pomegranate (1 medium size)40–These fruits help in maintaining hydration and Ph balance in increasing blood volume. 12.00 Pm Coconut water / Lemonade (1 glass)30–It Benefits in constipation, sluggish digestion, heart burn and urinary tract infections during pregnancy LUNCH (1.30 Pm) Quinoa / Brown rice pulav with veggies (carrots, beans, capsicum, onions etc )- 1.5 soup bowl3506– Dal tadka / Fish curry (1 soup bowl)1506Fish helps in obtaining nutrients like pufa and mufa and good quality protein for development of the baby. Sliced cucumber (1 medium)40–Benefits of cucumber sliced tomatoes (2 medium size)40–Anti oxidant lycopene helps in taking care of metabolic wastes. (2.15 pm )Post Lunch walk (15 mins) This will help in better digestion and the pp sugar levels will decrease. 2.30 Pm Buttermilk (1 glass)401Helps in hydration and heart burn 4.30 Pm Tea (1 cup) / Milk502(use the masala mentioned below this diet plan, to make it healthy) Wheat and methi Khakara (2 medium) 1203Methi will help you with slow rise in sugar levels while whole wheat will ensure complex carb availability. 6.00 Pm 2 Table spoon – Museli / wheat flakes / oats bite (avoid the sugar coated cereals) 1205Museli is a wholesome food in itself and provides with all vital nutrients. It satisfies hunger and raises your sugar levels slowly, avoiding the sugar spikes in the blood. 1 bowl milk752Its iron content helps in increasing heamoglobin with increasing blood volume. 1 /2 apple with the peel20–Peel will help in keeping the fiber intact. Evening walks (15 mins) This helps in over all control in the blood sugar levels. 7.30 Pm Vegetable soup / Chicken soup (1 soup bowl)1252—– DINNER (8.00 Pm) Multi-grain roti with ghee (1 tsp )(2 medium size)2004These are easy to digest and do not burden the system. Helps in maintaining the BSL Palak paneer veg (1 bowl, home made)1504Good combination of protein and iron for baby’s growth. Spinach is rich in folic acid and iron and helps in maintaining healthy pregnancy. Koshimbir / salad (1 bowl)502Fiber helps in better digestion (9.15 pm )Post dinner walk (15 mins) This will help in better digestion and will lower the fasting blood sugar levels. 10.00 Pm Milk (1 glass)1504Along with good nutrition, a glass of warm milk at bedtime helps in getting a good night sleep. Soaked Almonds (6 pieces)504It is a good source of protein and omega 3 acids TOTAL232571.
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Home Remedies for Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Vaidya Visharad
Sexologist, Narnaul
Home Remedies for Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
Almost 75% of women experience at least one symptom of premenstrual syndrome (pms) every month. It is most common between the late 20s and mid-40s.

The exact cause is not clear, but it is associated with changes in hormone levels during the week before your period. Factors like poor diet, stress, high body mass index, environmental toxins and hereditary factors also contribute to this problem.

Pms is associated with a wide variety of symptoms, such as bloating, water retention, headaches, cramps, mood swings, irritability, food cravings, upset stomach, constipation, acne, breast tenderness and fatigue.

Although there is no real cure for pms, you can follow some natural and easy home remedies and practice a few healthy habits to reduce this problem. If your symptoms are more severe and disrupt your daily activities, consult your doctor. A severe form of pms is called premenstrual dysphoric disorder (pmdd).
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BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
Can i have your few minutes to read this one??

We all follow certain myths regarding health. There are a lot of myths regarding Physical therapy and Exercising as well. Here are some myth busters which might help shed some light on the actual facts –
1. Myth: I need a referral to see a physical therapist.
Fact: There is no need to get a Physician’s referral to work with qualified experienced Physiotherapists. They are trained to do the evaluation and treatment planning.
2. Myth: Physical therapy is painful.
Fact: Physical therapists seek to minimize your pain and discomfort—including chronic or long-term pain. They work within your pain threshold to help you heal, and restore movement and function.
3. Myth: Physical therapy is only for injuries and accidents.
Fact: Physical therapists do a lot more than just stretch or strengthen weak muscles after an injury or surgery. They are skilled at evaluating and diagnosing potential problems before they lead to more serious injuries or disabling conditions—from carpal tunnel syndrome and frozen shoulder, to chronic headaches and lower back pain, to name a few.
4. Myth: Any health care professional can perform physical therapy.
Fact: Only qualified Physiotherapist from a recognized college who has done 41/2 years degree course are eligible to do the evaluation and treatment.
5. Myth: Surgery is my only option.
Fact: In many cases, physical therapy has been shown to be as effective as surgery in treating a wide range of conditions—from rotator cuff tears and degenerative disk disease, to meniscial tears and some forms of knee osteoarthritis. Also for stress incontinence. Those who have recently seen a good qualified physical therapist know this to be true.
6. Myth: I can do physical therapy myself.
Fact: Your participation is key to a successful treatment plan, but every patient still needs the expert care and guidance of a qualified physiotherapist. Your therapist will leverage his or her specialized education, clinical expertise, and the latest available evidence to evaluate your needs and make a diagnosis before creating an individualized plan of care.

My wife was pregnant and she was aborted at 9 weeks 4 days. Now the bleeding is still going on .she went near to one doctor advised to use medications. Next shall I go for iui procedure? Please kindly help.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
My wife was pregnant and she was aborted at 9 weeks 4 days. Now the bleeding is still going on .she went near to one ...
No you should not... If she conceived naturally then there is no need for IUI... For habitual abortion you can take Homoeopathic treatment to prevent it..
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I'm 4th month pregnant. I didn't sleep well. All the time I usually get lot of thinking's about others. How can I get well sleep. Is this effect to my baby also. please Give suggestions.

fellow in Obstetric Medicine , MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
I'm 4th month pregnant. I didn't sleep well. All the time I usually get lot of thinking's about others. How can I get...
Hello, some women find it difficult to sleep in pregnancy wheras some others want to sleep all the time. You should probably try and keep yourself active if you arent already. Have a walk for about 20-30 mins after lunch and dinner. Avoid napping during the day. Consume a glass of hot milk before sleeping in the night. No phones/tabs before sleeping.
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Hii. I'm very disturb to take my health. How can I healthy. Plss suggest. And during exam time we always slept very soon so I didn't prepare my course how can I wakeup a lot of time of midnight.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Hii. I'm very disturb to take my health. How can I healthy. Plss suggest. And during exam time we always slept very s...
U need 7 - 8 hr sleep in 24 hrs thats sufficient for study you should keep on studying regularly not only in exam days.
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Hi doctor, My wife is in period now. She is afraid of sleep with me and think that it would infect me. In period time, do I need to sleep separately from her.

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Hi doctor, My wife is in period now. She is afraid of sleep with me and think that it would infect me. In period time...
There is a small possibility of infection as during this time the vaginal ph is altered and the cervix is open. Hence better to use condoms.
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