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Dr. Purshottam Vashista

Gastroenterologist, Mumbai

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Sir pet m gas ho ja rha hai or sari se m bilkul fit hu Sammy pe fresh bhi hota hu Subah running pe bhi jta hu phir bhi.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hi Take pranacharya virechan churna or triphala churna 1 tsf in warm water before sleep at night....take chitrakadi vati 1- tab after lunch and dinner...take 5-7 munakkas with papaya in fruits
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Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Gallstones and homoeopathy -
When the gall bladder is surgically removed, the gall bladder bile is lost and digestion becomes weak resulting in discomfort after eating fatty and fried foods.
Homoeopathic approach:
In homoeopathy we are having permanent cure for gall stones and tendency to formation of gall stone & restoring his diseased condition to health without surgery. Homoeopathic treatment involves detail history taking by concentrating on general physical make up of person, diet, life style, sedentary habits, physical build up, food eating habits, appetite, stool, perspiration, body weight, present signs & symptoms, any treatment history or drug history, bowel habits, disordered from particular foods, sleep and temperament. Also his miasmatic background taken into consideration. In homoeopathy disease diagnosis is made with the help of modern investigation like usg, liver function test and common disease symptoms are separated from uncommon symptoms. In treating the case we bear one thing in mind after diagnosing through usg -size of gall stone & thickness of wall of gall bladder. For speedier relief in gall stone colic we may take help of medicines like stigmata madagus q, chionanthus q, dioscoria q, berberis q, cardus mar q in mother tincture form given as per symptoms indicate the medicine and in material doses. To avoid recurrence of gall stone constitutional line of treatment is given. In severe condition like acute cholecystitis with severe pain, fever, tenderness etc medicines like belladonna, cheli, dioscoria, mag phos are of important value. Homeopathy has specific medicines for the treatment of pathological gall bladder. They should first be treated with homeopathic medicines.
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I have asthma (Use montelukast, inhaler ,zentec used when attack) poor teeth so chewing of food not ok recently done body check with aarogya all parameters normal but facing frequently cold flu problems and asthma gastric problem every body say my immunity is low my age 56 I do regular exercise. please suggest.

MD-Ayurveda, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
To boost your immunity use herbal medicine like makarprash in empty stomach; also helps you for asthma. also take honey and sitopaladee churna in early morning; good for lungs and immunity.
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Gas problem, sticky stool sticks on toilet sheet, itching in anus, acidity sometimes when eat much, white tongue especially in morning ang evening, one year back I took mass gainer protein supplement Main que - why does stool become sticky, sticks on toilet sheet.

Homeopath, Raebareli
Please note that you are having oily stool and or having too much of oil/ghee etc in your daily diet. Reduce the consumption of oily food/substances Take balance diet always and on time daily. Take Merc sol 30 - 4 times daily for next 3- 4 days Continue treatment.
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I am 21 years old girl suffering from unbearable pain on back and left side of my abdomen. I got my sonography done. There is swelling in my bladder and left kidney. What is the diagnosis ? As my doctor thinks it is kidney stone but is not sure as my sonography report shows swelling and no typical sign. I do not have burning sensation during urination.

Physiotherapist, Noida
Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily - lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang Asana -- Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily. Core Strengthening Exercises- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day.
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I have a problem that is the indigestion of food which I eat . That is the motions are not clear .

Ayurveda, Bangalore
HI, Please follow these tips to get rid of constipation: 1. Drink 2-3 lts of water per day. 2. Consume lot of fibre in your diet like raw vegetables, fruits, whole grains, oats. Etc. 3. Eat one fully ripe big banana at bed time. 4. Drink one glass of hot milk with one spoon of ghee in it at bedtime. 5. Take your food at regular intervals. Avoid spicy and oil fried food. 6. Never curb the urge to pass stools. 7. Never put in lot of pressure to pass stools. 8. Take 1tsf of Isabgol powder with a glass of hot water at bedtime to get an easy evacuation. 9. Do sitz bath twice daily.
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Testosterone Hormone

Homeopath, Pune
Testosterone Hormone

Testosterone is a powerful hormone, with the ability to control sex drive, regulate sperm production, promote muscle mass, increase energy, and even influence human behavior (such as aggression and competitiveness). It’s no wonder that a decrease in testosterone would cause quite a stir. However, it is a natural part of aging.

In the Womb

Testosterone plays an important role in shaping the developing fetus during pregnancy. It drives the development of the male reproductive system. Testosterone also masculinizes the brain.testosterone levels have to fall within a very narrow margin in order for the fetal brain to be healthy. High levels of fetal testosterone may be linked to autism.low levels of fetal testosterone may boost your chances of getting Alzheimer’s disease later in life.

Adolescence to Early Adulthood

Testosterone levels are at their highest during adolescence and early adulthood. The first physical signs of testosterone, or androgens, in the body are apparent during puberty. A boy’s voice changes, his shoulders broaden, and his facial structure becomes more masculine. But as men get older, their testosterone levels decline about 1 percent per year after age 30.

Male   Female  
Age: T Level (ng/dL): Age: T Level (ng/dL):
0-5 months 75-400 0-5 months 20-80
6 mos.-9 yrs. <7-20 6 mos.-9 yrs. <7-20
10-11 yrs. <7-130 10-11 yrs. <7-44
12-13 yrs. <7-800 12-16 yrs. <7-75
14 yrs. <7-1,200 17-18 yrs. 20-75
15-16 yrs. 100-1,200 19+ yrs. 8-60
17-18 yrs. 300-1,200    
19+ yrs. 240-950    
Avg. Adult Male 270-1,070 Avg. Adult Female 15-70
30+ yrs. -1% per year

Testosterone and Aging

low testosterone levels can cause changes in sexual function, including:

  • reduced sexual desire, or low libido
  • fewer spontaneous erections
  • impotence (erectile dysfunction)
  • infertility
  • Other signs of decreased testosterone levels include:

  • changes in sleep patterns
  • emotional changes, such as low self-confidence or lack of motivation
  • physical changes, like increased body fat, reduced muscle bulk and strength, and decreased bone density

The normal range of testosterone levels in healthy adult males is between 280 to 1,100 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dL).

Other Possibilities

While the symptoms described here are considered a normal part of aging, they could also be signs of several underlying factors. These include:

  • a reaction to certain medications
  • thyroid gland disorders
  • depression
  • excessive alcohol use                                                                                 
  • the best time of day to have a blood sample taken for a testosterone test is around 8 a.m.
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Hello doctor I have been having dysentery so what should I do please give a suggestion.

Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, Get routine stool examination done and start with antibiotics after consulting a physician with the report. Drink plenty of fluids to rehydrate the body, Avoid spicy and oil fried food. Idlis, bread, curd rice, rusk are preferred.
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I am type 1 diabetic; having stone in left kidney; infection in stomach, gas problem, piles with Fisher, cervical and gape in l4 nd l5 nd pains in feet too much. Please advice what should i do ?

General Physician, Faridabad
keep sugar under controll, go ahead with treatment according to need. Take tab flagyl 400 three times a day and tab rantac 150 morning empty stomach and before dinner for 5 days. Take tab meftal spas when you have stomachache. It will help. Thank you.
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My father is 63 year old. He has gas trouble in morning. He is blood pressure patient. And he always maintains healthy diet and exercise. He eat ulcino d tablets in morning and night. But still gas trouble occurs and tendency for vomiting while eating food. What is the reason behind this?

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
Improve your diet and meal schedule 1. Take 2/3 glasses of warm water in the morning 2. Go for morning walk for 30 mts 3. Take meals regularly at fixed hrs 4. No fried/ no spicy/ no junk/ no fast food 5. Take less milk/ no salad 6. Take curd 7. Have good sound sleep for 6- 8 hrs 8. Eat simple bland diet 9. Can have some fruits 10 take more water during day. 11. No alcohol 12. No smoking 13. Try for 15 days and report.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Patients with acidity should avoid chocolates and peppermint

Persistent acidity is usually due to reflux of acid from the stomach into the food
pipe. Mild cases of acidity reflux can usually be managed with lifestyle and dietary modifications along with antacids, H2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors.

However, patients in whom lifestyle management along with empirical treatment is unsuccessful or who have symptoms suggestive of complicated diseases should undergo endoscopy to rule out cancer of the food pipe, a condition linked with persistent acidity.

Symptoms that may suggest complicated disease include loss of appetite, loss of weight and difficulty in swallowing food, bleeding and signs of systemic illness.

Lifestyle changes for reflux involve elevation of head and of the body, avoidance of food before sleep and avoidance of food which makes the food pipe valve lax. The examples of such foods include fatty food, chocolates, peppermint and excessive intake of alcohol.

Hurry, worry and curry are the three main factors that cause acidity apart from alcohol and smoking.

People with acidity should consume less of fermented, sour, salty and pungent foods.
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I Am Having Problems Related With Potty From 2 Months And I Feel that my bowels are full. Many times the poo doesn't come out easily. Please Tell me what to do. Sometime my tummy got bloated. I take laxative sometimes. It's Urgent. Help me fast.

Homeopath, Chennai
The first line of treatment that almost everyone resorts to is that of taking laxatives. It is likely to be any of the most frequently advertised one bought over the counter. It may even be something recommended by an elder in the family. The biggest disadvantage of such laxatives is that they are habit forming. Once you start takingthem, you cannot leave them. Otherwise, you will not be able to evacuate your bowels in a satisfactory manner. Here, Homeopathy offers the biggest advantage. The homeopathic medicines do not work as laxatives. This means that you should not expect them to work as short term quick fixes. Rather, they work to improve the digestive system which has lost its proper and smooth functioning. The peristaltic movement of the intestines, which is responsible for pushing out the waste matter is often compromised in patients who are constipated. Homeopathy  intends to cure the root cause of constipation. It is therefore natural that these medicines are going to take some time to get things going. Ultimately, it is effective at restoring this peristaltic movement to the normal self
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My scan report says that I have fatty liver. What is the natural treatment for that. I am 53 years working women.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Hello- fatty liver in females is generally due to improper diet and lack of exercise. A) avoid sleeping in day time. B) stop eating fermented foods, foods heavy to digest and fast foods if consuming. C) fix your meal timings and take evening meals before 7 pm. D) practice kapalbhati pranayam in the morning (very effective in fatty liver patients.) e) use tab arogyawardhini vati 1 twice daily.
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My stomach is bloated irrespective of what I eat. I am a vegetarian and a teetotaller. What can I do.

M.D. (Ayurveda )
Ayurveda, Patiala
Avoid cold water, excess tea, curd and other cold eatables in yur diet. Take cumin powder (roasted a bit and grinded, 1/2 tsf with a glass of luke warm water, empty stomach twice a day. OR Take amruttotaram kshayam, 3 tsf in half a glass of warm water before meals, twice a day. Take dashmoolarishta, 2 tsf in half a glass of warm water after meals, twice a day. Continue the regime for a month. Good luck.

I have noticed a mass lump near my anus. It is soft and doesn't hurt. I thought it could be piles, but I haven't noticed blood in stool. What could be the problem?

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
A soft painless lump near anus may be piles but if it is a little distance from the opening, then other reasons may be there. Dont wait for bleeding to start. Get a diagnosis by physical exam.
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I am getting allergies all over body especially chest and back. I don't know why. At day Time its ok but mainly it occurs at night time. Tbis allergy is like itching and red spots like mosquito bite but not actually. I had to take cetrizine at night for this otherwise sometimes my upper lip gets swollen. What should I do? Please tell I am really feed up of this. And also tell me improve my digestion power. I want to gain weight, I am eating well but not able to digest it properly. So tell me the way to increase digestion power as well. It will be very nice of you. Thanks in advance.

Certification in ADHD in children and adolescents, Clinical Assessment and treatment of depression in primary care, BHMS
Homeopath, Amravati
Hi lybrate-user here are few workable tips for your allergy. 1. Do regular exercise. 2. Take lot of water. 3. Avoid oily and fatty stuffs. 4. Avoid sour and too much salty food stuffs. These will keep your allergy in control but to get rid of this you can opt our elite's allergy treatment.
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Sir. Since last two year I have a problem of stomach pain in every three or four months. It pain like I have to go washroom and till I do not put off it pains unbearably. Is this symptom of any serious diseases or a type of digestion problem.

General Physician, Mumbai
It is due to mild enteritis and I will suggest you to take tablet metrogyl 400 mg 1-1-1 for five days
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I am suffering from heavy hairfall. Whenever I get sweat. I drink 2 litres water daily, shampoo and condition after 2days. then also all the day whenever run my fingers through my hair 2-3 strands came out just so easily. Moreover I have gastric and pherenjities. So I take gastric tablet every day and I have so much mucous, I take zincovit and folic acid regularly, I drink milk too, and livosin also. As I dont feel hungry without taking livosin. My scalp is very oily and my hairs are very curly, frizy and thin. Suggest me what I should do?

Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi. It's normal to loose up to 100 hair per day, and in most people, those hairs grow back. But many men -- and some women -- lose hair as they grow older. You can also lose your hair if you have certain diseases, such as thyroid problems, diabetes, or lupus. If you take certain medicines or have chemotherapy for cancer, you may also lose your hair. Other causes are stress, a low protein diet, a family history, use of bore water, or nutritional deficiencies. Need to rule out any causative factor or underlying medical condition. Management: Take diet rich in protein like non-veg., eggs (it's loaded with essential nutrients such as proteins, Vitamin B12, iron, zinc and Omega 6 fatty acids in large amounts and biotin) , different pulses & legumes, sprouts, nuts (sp. walnuts and almonds); iron-rich food like green vegetables, dates, carrots, prunes, green peas; also oats, shrimp, take flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, green tea, soyabean, fruits, salads, etc. Take low-fat dairy products (they also contain whey and casein, two high-quality protein sources) Take proper 6-9hrs of sound sleep. Give up the habit of smoking and excessive alcohol intake. Avoid junk food and any kind of beverages (tea, coffee, aerated drinks, cold drinks, etc.) Avoid canned/ tinned food or food that contains preservatives (eat fresh ones). Avoid use of hard water to wash the head rather use boiled water for head wash. Avoid use of harsh hair colour, hair treatment like rebonding, straightening, perming, etc. Avoid vigorous exercises or any supplements provided by the gym! Cover your head with scarf or cap while stepping outside. Use Rose wood/ any wooden hair comb to brush your hair. Regular exercising is also one of the important point, but should be done under some good, qualified yoga teacher or instructor for proper guidance; it also releases the stress/ tension in the mind and the body and keeps you FIT and YOUNG!! Medication: For your Gastritis problem, you can take Schwabe's Alfa-Liv and Natrum Phos. 6x/ thrice daily for 1 month. Take homoeopathic Rx - Schwabe's Wiesbaden 200 & Alfalfa Tonic twice a day for 1 month and revert. Also, use Schwabe's Arnica shampoo and Hair Growth oil regularly as per the condition of your scalp (minimum 3 times a week). After shampooing, use Bakson's Arnica Hair conditioner as well after every head wash. Apart from this, take Follihair tablets (multivitamin) - 1 tab. daily once for 1 month. Investigations advised: Get your blood tested for (empty stomach) - CBC, S. Iron, S. Folic acid, S. Ferritin, S. Calcium, S. Vitamin D3, S. Vitamin B12. If there is any family history of Thyroid dysfunction, get Thyroid function test done as well.
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Sir, I am 23 years old. I have been suffering from dysentery. I go to toilet daily 2-3 time. Please solve my problem. Thank you.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
take sporolac tablets three times daily take norflox tz twice daily take lots of curd daily avoid milk intake.. take powder in water
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