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Dr. Priyanka Lokande

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Dr. Priyanka Lokande is a renowned Gynaecologist in Ghatkopar West, Mumbai. You can visit her at Shanti Niketan Nursing Home in Ghatkopar West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Priyanka Lokande and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am 11 years old and I done sex with my boyfriend. I want to know that I will become pregnant or not.

Diploma in Paediatrics, MBBS
Sexologist, Dehradun
If sex was unprotected then you have a chance of getting pregnant. You wait for your next period if delayed more than 10 days get a urine for pregnancy test done.
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I am married from last 4 months. My wife has taken 6 month anti pregnency pill in starting now her dates are delayed and I checked with kit it was positive and I go. For an abdomanal ultra sound but there was nothing. And she feels very less pain and bleeding in date. Is this because of that anti pregnency tablet?

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Balasore
Kit test positive and ultrasound shows nothing means. It could be a delayed pregnancy. Wait for ten days then go for usg any b hcg blood test also. That should solve your problem!
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I am 24 years. I am eating so less still my weight of body is 55 .and I do yoga and drink green tea but it's affect my menstruation. My menstruation cycle is always regular but this month it's not come till yet. Please help me for queries.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I am 24 years. I am eating so less still my weight of body is 55 .and I do yoga and drink green tea but it's affect m...
Take Warm water and honey added to it in morning with empty stomach and then don't eat or drink anything for half hour. This help to burn out fat in your body. And during the day time. Try to drink more and more water. Take care. :)
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Vocational Guidance & Career Counseling Benefits For Students & Adults

Ph.D - Psychology, M.Phil - Psychology
Psychologist,
Vocational Guidance & Career Counseling Benefits For Students & Adults

Choosing a career is a serious concern for students soon after completing 10th standard when one is required to make a choice of subjects for 11th grade. While still very young, many of us hardly know what is good for us and which field is best. For most of us, choosing a career is not a serious affair until 12th grade. However, once a student is done with 12th, he rethinks - “Did I make the right choice of subjects in class XIth?” I had always wanted to go in this field after school, but nobody guided me about subjects required for it in class XIth and XIIth. So, after completing school one feels very sad and frustrated that interest lay in A–field but wasted 2 school years doing B-Field, a totally different course of study.

Therefore, when selecting subjects in XIth, it is very necessary to have a career goal in place keeping the market in mind. In addition to this, selecting the right education institution in XIth is equally important. Eg. “I am interested in Fine Arts but my school offers only Science and Commerce.” So, the child takes one of these only and loses track of what he wants, sowing the seeds for future distress in the field thrust upon him. Unfortunately, not many students are able to discover their potentials and interests at this stage and end up making wrong choices.

In this scenario, seeking the help of an experienced and qualified career counselor becomes absolutely necessary who can assist in discovering your potential and aptitude and accordingly suggest the right course. Career counselor usually employs testing of three factors – aptitude, interest and personality. These aspects help the counselors in deciding the right career path for a student. With an increase in the number of opportunities in the market, the importance of career counseling has also increased manifold. People have begun to realize the fact that not all can become engineers or doctors and started exploring other fields depending on their talent and interest in alternate domains.

Sound guidance will depend on the qualifications, training and experience of the professional. It is always a good idea to first know about the professional expertise of the counsellor/psychologist on whom you depend for making a life-long career choice. Generally speaking, school counsellors are post-graduates with about 9 months diploma in counselling and guidance with a focus on school children. They may or may not have done M.Phil, or Ph.D to qualify as a doctor. Similarly, anybody with just a graduation degree in Psychology can self-proclaim as a Counsellor/Psychologist and offer guidance and counselling, charging much less a fees. For any professional you choose, the higher the educational qualifications, more the number of practical trainings from reputed institutes, and the greater the professional experience, more dependable will be the advice given by them.

Vocational guidance for students and adults is one of the best ways to choose the right career path. With a plethora of career choices out there, sound career counselling plays a pivotal role in ensuring that right career choices are made. This is rewarding, considering that an individual can choose the right career path as per the strengths and talents he possesses. Right counselling not only helps the person to grow in the job quickly but gives ample room to learn in his desired field.

Here is a list of some major benefits of vocational guidance and career counselling:

  1. Right assessment of weakness and strength: Career counselling is typically conducted by expert professionals with years of experience behind their back. They assess a candidate based on various aptitude tests. The test results rightly portray the strength and weaknesses of a candidate. This information plays a key role in determining the right career choice for a candidate. A person can ensure that he refrain from choosing a wrong career that leads to frustration and low work satisfaction.
  2. Right goal setting leads to better choice: A counsellor can help a candidate choose the right goal and help him to outline the process of achieving it. Furthermore, an experienced counsellor can help a candidate lay down a plan to reach the goal. A step by step blueprint of reaching the goal in a realistic manner helps a candidate to achieve his dream career faster. With right goal setting, a person can attend career success over a very short period of time.
  3. Explore various career choices: There are vast career choices that a person can explore that are available within the scope of a person’s expertise. A career counsellor can throw light on these choices and help a person focus on the right option. This ensures that a person saves a lot of time and energy while figuring out the best possible career choice that is out there. This is particularly true in cases where a person is trying to make a mid-career switch. 
  4. The right guidance and support: An experienced career counsellor can guide a candidate to get hold of the right set of skills and expertise that may be required to achieve a particular career. This ensures that a candidate is adequately prepared before the big opportunity knocks on the door. Right guidance not only cut down the preparation time, it increases the chances of success as well. 
  5. Search Support: While the job search is on, a good counsellor can help a candidate prepare in terms of resume preparation, cover letter, video introduction etc. They can also help a candidate with the right kind of networking to land that dream job.

To conclude, the crux of career counselling is to get the necessary guidance from a qualified professional that would help the student/adult in making the right choice regarding his career. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Psychologist.

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Cow Milk vs Buffalo milk - Which is More Healthy?

Net Qualified In Community Health And Social Medicine, M.Sc - Dietetics and Community Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Durgapur
Cow Milk vs Buffalo milk - Which is More Healthy?

We can differentiate between the milk from a cow or a buffalo by looking at its color and thickness. While being different from one another in terms of composition and richness, both cow and buffalo milk possess properties that give them their unique nutritional value and health benefits. Including them in your daily diet can help you to stay fit and strong. Here's a look at what they offer, and which one can be the most appropriate for you:

1. Fat content - It's the fat content of these two milks that instantly make them different from one another. Of the two, buffalo milk has a higher percentage of fat content, which keeps your stomach fuller for a long time. On the other hand, cow's milk is easier to digest due to its low-fat content. When it comes to the fat percentage in buffalo milk, on an average it is two times more than that of cow milk. So, if the average fat content in cow milk is 3-4% that of buffalo milk is about 7-8%.

2. Protein content - Buffalo milk contains more protein in comparison to cow milk, which can make it more difficult to digest. It comes with a protein content that is in the range of 4.2%-4.5% and is 11% higher than that of cow milk.

3. Cholesterol content - Cholesterol levels differ in both the milk, with buffalo milk being significantly lower in cholesterol. While buffalo milk has a cholesterol content of 0.65 mg/g, cow milk records 3.14 mg/g of cholesterol.

4. Water content - Cow milk reports higher water content compared to buffalo milk. This is because it contains fewer solids with about 90% of the milk being composed of water. It's this high water percentage that gives cow milk its hydrating quality.

5. Calorie content - Since buffalo milk comes with more proteins and fat, it has more calories. For every 100ml of buffalo milk, you consume about 100Kcals. On the other hand, cow milk contains about 70 Kcals.

If you're on a diet to lose weight and improve your metabolic processes, cow milk would be the most appropriate option as it is low in fat, protein and calorie content. On the other hand, if you want to gain weight and strengthen weak bones, buffalo milk is what you should have daily.

If you would like to consult with me privately, please click on 'Consult'.

Tip: 5 Life-long benefits of drinking Desi Haldi Milk

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De-addiction - How It Happens?

MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine
Psychiatrist, Kolkata
De-addiction - How It Happens?

Addiction is the absolute dependency on a particular substance or situation. Substance addiction includes a variety of substances apart from alcohol and drugs. Examples include porn, food, chocolate, nicotine, etc. Situation addiction includes gambling, shopping and sex among others. The problem in our society with addiction is it is treated like a choice than as a major problem faced by an individual. De-addiction is the process of ridding the individual of his dependence on certain substances or activities.

Process

  1. Rehabilitation psychology studies the process of de-addiction and helps addicts blend with the normal lifestyle. Rehab centers offer several forms of therapy to reduce substance usage.
  2. Group therapy is always the go to form of therapeutic technique to deal with cases of addiction owing to the common feeling among users that people who aren’t addicted and do not know what they’re going through. In those cases, it is rather important to have support from a group of people who are exactly where they are.
  3. Family therapy is also essential to make the individual know how their loved ones feel and also remind them of the unconditional support. Some rehab centers also use the horse therapy (focuses on interaction with horses which facilitates emotional and occupational development in patients) which is rather interesting to witness.
  4. In addition to therapy, rehab centers teach life skills and cooperation. Apart from all this, drugs are also prescribed to deal with addiction along with the weekly scheduled personal therapy sessions.

Although an unfamiliar concept in India, halfway homes are the next step after the rehab. The individuals learn different skills and ways to manage themselves outside the house while still continuing their therapy. This is done to make sure one doesn’t relapse right after the rehabilitation has been completed. Most rehabs also suggest support group meetings. Even otherwise support groups are extremely effective in the de-addiction process. ‘Alcoholics Anonymous’ and ‘Narcotics Anonymous’ are two of the most widely managed support groups around the world.

Addiction is an immense issue which has spiraled out of control in today’s times. However, it is necessary to understand it isn’t the question of the individual’s morality. The removal of labels and stigma is essential in the entire process. Support from loved ones is an extremely important step towards de-addiction, right after the acceptance that one is addicted. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychiatrist.

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It seems I missed my periods. Last month I have on 13 Nov. But diss month I think I missed that. Is It mean I am pregnant?

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
It seems I missed my periods. Last month I have on 13 Nov. But diss month I think I missed that. Is It mean I am preg...
Hello- There is a slight change in the periods cycle due to several factors like, fasting, fever, constipation, over exertion, lack of sleep etc. So better wait for a week more and if still periods are delayed then go for a urine pregnancy test at home on 3rd of January (before this it will not come positive) for pregnancy confirmation.
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I had sex with my girlfriend on 16 July and on 18 July her periods start is there any chance of pregnancy now please tell Mr. thanks.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
I had sex with my girlfriend on 16 July and on 18 July her periods start is there any chance of pregnancy now please ...
Hi Anita. There is no chance of pregnancy if one is getting their periods. The first symptom of pregnancy is skipping their period.
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Dear Dr. Its about my friend her period finished before two days and I have sex with her and some of cum fallen in her vagina. I scarred about this now she feel little bit of pain in her under abdomen. What is this is there any risk of pregnancy, how we confirm that. Pls help.

D.E.H.M, B.E.M.S, M.D.(E.H)
Sexologist, Faridabad
pregnancy detection kit are available at chemists . you may take and can have your pregnancy status checked . do not be afraid . wish you good health.
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Silicone Cheek Implants For A Fuller Looking Face

Fue Hair Transplantation, Advanced Aesthetics, RPSLH, SHS, MBBS
Cosmetic Physician, Hyderabad
Silicone Cheek Implants For A Fuller Looking Face

Ageing is always traumatic. One gets weaker, develops wrinkles and falls prey to degenerative changes and diseases. But cosmetic science has one or two useful tricks up its arm to make one's face look young and full, even when age is playing catch up-like cheek implants.

These are also ideal for thin-faced people looking to acquire a rounded facial profile.

Other Cosmetic Options For a Fuller Face:

We all know that there is a loss of fat, especially from the cheek area due to ageing. This leads to a flattening and hollowing out of this part with wrinkle folds also becoming very prominent.

Fat grafting where fat from the same patient is grafted under the skin in cheek area to give one a fuller looking face, injectable fillers and facelift, a surgery in which excess skin is cut off, tightening the face and rejuvenating it, are some of the options available.

However, fat grafting can distort facial features, fillers are temporary and face lift is a big surgery. Hence synthetic cheek implants using silicone are becoming very popular these days.

More About Cheek Implants:

Cheek implants vary widely not only in shape and style but also in the material with which they are made. Solid implants made of silicone and polyethene, like the ones which were used in breast augmentation, are quite popular today.

Cheek implant surgery usually takes about 30 to 45 minutes. A cut is made either inside the upper lip or through the lower eyelid. A pocket is formed here and the implant is inserted. This is held by muscles, stitches or natural screws.

The inside of the mouth is then stitched up.

The incidence of things going wrong are less but the downside of this procedure is that one may have to get cheek implants again and again based on one’s rate of ageing. Silicone is also not a completely safe material. One may also develop infections which require implant removal. Implant migration can also happen and will require a removal. Bone resorption (bone loss) has also been reported below solid facial implants.

Some cosmetic surgeons also opine that fat grafting gives a more natural-looking fullness to the cheek area than synthetic implants.

We advise that one tries out non-surgical options like injectible fillers first before going for cheek implants and consult a reputable surgeon.

Another thing to keep in mind is that one may have to go for cosmetic removal of under-eye hollows, jowls and nasolabial folds around the nose, along with silicone cheek implants. These 3 areas become more pronounced with age and it’s very important to focus on them first before getting implants. If this is not done, the face can take on a very artificial look.

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Mango Leaves (Aam Ke Patte) Benefits in Hindi - आम के पत्ते के फायदे

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lakhimpur Kheri
Mango Leaves (Aam Ke Patte) Benefits in Hindi - आम के पत्ते के फायदे

आम को फलों का रजा कहा जाता है. शायद ही ऐसा कोई होगा जिसे आम पसंद नहीं है. आम स्वाद के साथ-साथ आपको सेहत भी देता है. आम की पत्तियों में विटामिन ए, बी और सी भरपूर मात्रा में पाया जाता है. इसमें शक्तिशाली एंटीऑक्सीडेंट का गुण फ्लैनोनोड्स और फिनोल के कारण पाया जाता है. आइए पूजा पाठ से इतर आम के पत्तियों के फायदे जानें.

1. जलने के उपचार में
आम की पत्तियां जलने का घरेलु उपचार मानी जाती हैं. जली हुई त्वचा पर जले हुए आम के पत्तों का राख लगाएं. इससे घाव तो ठीक होगा ही आपको जलन में भी राहत मिलेगा. इस उपचार से आपको तुरंत आराम मिलता है.
2. शुगर में
आम की पत्तियों में एंथोकाईनानाडींस नामक टैनिन पाया जाता है. ये टैनिन शुगर के इलाज में मददगार है. इसके लिए आप आम की पत्तियों को सुखाकर पीस लें एवं इसका पाउडर बनाकर इसका उपयोग करें. आम की पत्तियों में तीन बीटा तारकेरोल एक यौगिक पर एथिल एसिटेट अर्क होता है. इसका काम है जीएसएलयुटी 4 को सक्रिय करना और ग्लाइकोजन के संश्लेषण को प्रोत्साहित करना ताकि इन्सुलिन के साथ सहक्रियात्मकता बननाए रखना.
3. पेट की बिमारियों में
पेट की बीमारियाँ आजकल आम बात हो गई हैं. एक कंटेनर में गर्म पानी करके उसमें कुछ आम के पत्ते डालकर इसका ढक्कन बंद कर दें. अगली सुबह इस पानी को छानकर खाली पेट पियें. नियमित रूप से ऐसा करने पर पेट की विभिन्न बीमारियों में आपको लाभ मिलेगा. इसमें इसका एंटीऑक्सीडेंट गुण भी काम आता है.
4. उच्च रक्तचाप में
आम की पत्तियां आपके उच्च रक्तचाप को भी कम करने में भूमिका निभाती हैं. क्योंकि इनमें उच्च रक्तचाप को कम करने का गुण मौजूद होता है. ये रक्तवाहिकाओं को मजबूती देने के साथ-साथ वैरिकाज नसों की समस्या में भी लाभकारी होते हैं.
5. तनाव में फायदेमंद आम के पत्ते
नहाने के पानी में दो से तीन ग्लास आम के पत्तों स बनी चाय डालकर नहाने से सुस्ती नहीं रहती है. इससे आपको ताजगी का एहसास होता है. इस तरह से आम की पत्तियां आपको तनाव से भी मुक्ति देती हैं.
6. हिचकी भी रोकता है
आपके हिचकी या गले की समस्या को भी आम की पत्तियों से ठीक कर सकते हैं. इसके लिए आपको आम के कुछ पत्ते जलाकर उसके धुएं में सांस लेना होता है. ऐसा करने से आपको राहत मिलेगा. हिचकी आने को रोकने में इसकी यही भूमिका है.
7. कान दर्द में
कान में होने वाले दर्द से बचने में भी इसका उपयोग किया जा सकता है. इसके लिए आपको आम के पत्तियों को पीसकर उसका एक चम्मच रस कान में डालना होता है. इससे आपको कान दर्द से राहत मिलता है. ध्यान रहे कि पत्तियों के रस को छानकर ही इस्तेमाल करें.
8. खांसी में
आम के पातियों का खांसी में भी प्रयोग किया जा सकता है. श्वसन संबंधी बिमारियों जैसे कि सर्दी, ब्रोंकाइटीस या अस्थमा में आम की पत्तियों का काढ़ा पिने से लाभ मिलता है. इसका कोई साइड इफेक्ट भी नहीं होता है.
9. किडनी की पथरी को ख़त्म करने में
गुर्दे की पथरी को ख़त्म करने में भी इसकी भूमिका महत्वपूर्ण है. इसके लिए छाए में सुखाए हुए आम के पत्तों का पाउडर एक गिलास पानी में मिलाकर रखें और सुबह इसे पी लें. ऐसा करने से आपको इस बिमारी को ख़त्म करने में मदद मिलेगी.
10. पेचिश में
आम के पत्ते आपको पेचिश से भी छुटकारा दिलाते हैं. खून बहने वाली पेचिश में आपको छाया में सुखाए हुए आम के पत्तों का पाउडर को प्रत्येक दिन 2-3 बार इसे पिने से राहत मिलती है. पेचिश ठीक करने में इस तरह से आम की पत्तियां अपनी भूमिका निभाती हैं.
 

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Hi my vagina prevents so mch white discharge n I get periods twice in a mnth hlp me up to get rid of this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hi my vagina prevents so mch white discharge n I get periods twice in a mnth hlp me up to get rid of this.
If you experience a constant discharge which is thick and sticky. Irritating and cause itching in the genitals.having a strong and foul smell thenyour problemi LEUCORRHOEA. Leucorrhoea is related to increased stress level and a sedentary life style. You must follow a regular exercise regimen and keep yourself occupied in some creative or constructive activity to maintain physical fitness and to reduce stress. Eat a healthy dietconsisting of fresh vegetables like cucumber, spinach, tomato, radish, onion, carrots etc. Add fresh fruits and especially citrus fruits in your daily diet to maintain good health. Eat yogurt and avoid milk for some time till the discharge is severe. Avoid fried foods and reduce the consumption of tea and coffee as they cause irritation and burning in the genitals.Cossssult with all detail regarding past history of your present complaints.,menstrual history.
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Monsoon And Infection!

MBBS, DDV
Dermatologist, Mumbai
Monsoon And Infection!

One of the side-effects of monsoon, besides waterlogging, is the health hazard the rain brings with it - cases of vector-borne, fungal, allergies and parasitic infections. The worse hits are the children, who are susceptible to viral and skin infections after getting wet.

We should avoid getting drenched and should always carry an umbrella. Even when we are drenched, we must immediately follow preventive measures because if left untreated, it can leave permanent scars on the skin. In case of a skin infection, use an anti-fungal powder to avoid any further infection. Always keep your skin dry. Don't wear wet clothes. Also, wet shoes should be changed instantly. These small precautions go a long way in having a healthy and infection-free skin.

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My breast size is too big and i am really disturbed and worried about it ,how can i reduce it? and i am getting fatter day by day but my food intake is normal, am actually reducing it day by day, how can i reduce that too

MD-Dermatology, MBBS
Sexologist, Pune
Send me details/ and Private consulting Please contact and discuss in details regarding your related problem at private questions by request and payment of Rs.200/ through Lybrate/ payment getway. Contact email drrameshm2@gmail.Com/on Mob 09822006427. For your complete health solution by.Dr.Ramesh Maheshwari, MBBS,MD Sexologist Pune.
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Hi doctor, I want to know that fallopian tube blockage may be a cause of cancer? And block tube unblock itself. Please help.

M.Ch -Surgical oncology
Oncologist, Mumbai
Hi doctor, I want to know that fallopian tube blockage may be a cause of cancer? And block tube unblock itself. Pleas...
Tube blockage doesn't cause cancer. But cancer is one of the causes of tube blockage. However other disease besides cancer are more common in causing tube blockage.
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Common Problems in Day-2 Day life

Diploma Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Chennai
Common Problems in Day-2 Day life

Hair fall: hair should fall at periodic intervals so that new ones grow up (abt handful every month). If it's more than usual den arises d probs.

 Many young adults chief complaint. Main reasons are a) normally b) dandruff c) stressful life d) lack personal hygiene e) salty water f) lack of nutrition g) others like chemotherapy, local infection.

 I would advise first with a) personal hygiene like taken head bath every 2 days, applying oil b) leading a stress less life like doing meditations, workouts c) dandruff: home remedies - buying from market plain aloe vera shampoo n bhringraj oil (google n see wat it is). Apply oil n wait for 15-30 mins n take a head bath with shampoo on alternate days. Use for 2-3 wks if no outcome consult a physician d) nutrition: take protein rich foods e) local infection: consult physician to rule out any
 

I am 24 years old and my left breast has grown bigger than the right one and falls down too. I am not on any sort of pills and my periods are getting late every month by an addition of 7-10 days. What should I do?

M.D (HOMEOPATHY), MBA (Healthcare)
Homeopath, Gulbarga
I am 24 years old and my left breast has grown bigger than the right one and falls down too. I am not on any sort of ...
Dear patient, there are some chances that you may have developed lumps in your left breast. You can examine yourself or can consult gynaecologist as soon as possible. Mammography test will clear all your doubts. Take care.
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Eggs - 4 Reasons To Have Them During Breakfast

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Eggs - 4 Reasons To Have Them During Breakfast

It is often believed that eggs tend to heat up your stomach and, hence, should be avoided as much as possible. People believe that eating eggs during the hot summer months can lead to detrimental health effects. One of the reasons attributed to this belief is that eggs contain copious amounts of cholesterol, which can generate tremendous amounts of body heat.
However, contrary to popular belief, eggs do not heat up your system and perfectly safe for consumption during the season of some summer.
 

Having eggs for breakfast helps you with the following:
1. Cholesterol Factor - To be precise, a single egg provides 212 mg of cholesterol out of the recommended 300 mg. However, cholesterol in your diet does not raise the cholesterol levels in your blood. This happens because the liver produces a high quantity of cholesterol each day, and when you eat more eggs causing your cholesterol levels to rise, the liver starts producing less of it. In fact, a study found that eggs didn't raise cholesterol in 70% of its test subjects.
2. Provides Choline - Choline is a substance, which is required by the body to build cell membranes and to perform a horde of other functions like liver function, brain development, nerve, and muscle function. Lack of choline could lead to disruption of these functions. Whole eggs contain more than 100 mg of this less known nutrient, and therefore, should be a part of your diet.
3. Contains Lutein and Zeaxanthin - One of the gradual symptoms of aging is worsening eyesight. There are many types of nutrients that help in countering this degenerative process. Two such nutrients are lutein and zeaxanthin, which eggs are rich in. These two antioxidants help to build up the retina of the eye. Moreover, they also help in preventing eyesight conditions like cataracts and macular degeneration. Eggs are also rich in Vitamin A, the lack of which is the most common cause of blindness worldwide.
4. Reduce Risk of StrokeFor many decades, eggs have been unfairly criticized. A popular misbelief was that high cholesterol in eggs made them a cause for cardiac problems. In a review, which accounted for 17 studies and a total of 263,938 participants, no associations were found between eggs and heart diseases. Eggs are also highly filling and help to lose weight to a certain extent. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dietitian-nutritionist.

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