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Home Remedy Tips: Tulsi

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Home Remedy Tips: Tulsi:

Many India household grow Tulsi or Basil Plant as traditional practice.
Apart from being worshipped, it’s also used in a variety of cures.

How to use:

Skin Diseases: Tulsi leaf juice taken internally and applied externally

Cold & stomach upset: Leaf paste with milk

Guard against Malaria: A decoction of 15-20 leaves taken along with pepper powder

Fever & Chest Pain: Twenty leaves crushed and mixed in 2 cup water, boiled to 1 cup; add to this 15 gm mishri and two teaspoon honey. Take two table spoons 4 times a day

Headache: Mix 10-15 leaves with four cloves and a little dry ginger, Grind and apply on forehead.

Longevity, rejuvenation: 7 Leaves eaten along with water every morning on an empty stomach continuously for 108 Days

The Plucking Ritual

The Indian civilization believes, as scientists have proved, that plant also has a sense of feel.
While plucking flowers or leaves, violence should be avoided. One should only pluck the required amount of leaves. No leaves are to be plucked after sunset and its best to water a plant before doing so.

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Hi. I am heart patient and bad cholesterol also please tell me that how can I control my cholesterol and which is the best oil for prevent increasing cholesterol. What food should I take?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi. I am heart patient and bad cholesterol also please tell me that how can I control my cholesterol and which is the...
Eat food with low fat content and less oil in making of bhajji is permitted but never to use farsan items.
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Iam 55 and taking regular B. P. And Thyroid and both are under control. These days having backache, joint pains with some noise while standing or action. Also itching in eyes with moisture and not able to get taste of eating home made. Controlling diet also Not getting tastes and feeling tiresome. Working for I. T. Co. Weight 69 height 5.8, thyroxine 50mg. B. P. Tablet metocard xl 50 and LTK 50 are regular dose. Thyroid 4 months bk was 8.8 and now after 4 months is 2.3. B. P normal. Kindly suggest what should I do for better health and backache severe pain.

Ph.D - Ayurveda, MD - Ayurveda, Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma Yoga
Ayurveda, Jaipur
Iam 55 and taking regular B. P. And Thyroid and both are under control. These days having backache, joint pains with ...
For backache -\ get a mri done to pin point the cause and site of pain. Meanwhile go for ayurveda's panchkarma therapy - we have many option for you - kati basti (specialised panchakarma procedure for backpains), localised massgae with herbal oils, localised medicated steam, pottali massage. Continue these procedures for atleast 15 days. Regular oiling of the joint will improve the lubrication also. These procedures will relax your back muscles and give strength to your nerves and muscles of back. Also start some yogic exercises - tadasana, dhanurasan, halasana along with these therapies. This will greatly help. Please avoid pushing / pulling heavy objects, long sittings, long two-wheeler drives. Although some herbal medicines might also help you but after proper history taking. For that you may consult me privately over lybrate. Please update with your valuable feedback after 15 days.\
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Hello Dr. I am 27 year old male . Yesterday evening first time I have checked my blood pressure unknowingly and the result came is shocking 168/100. So I worried and recheck in night and my bp came is 140/98. Today morning I checked my fasting blood sugar its 105 because somebody has suggest me your father has sugar you please check . And after 2 hour I checked my bp its 120/80 then I feel relax but in evening I rechecked my bp its 145/110. Dr. My body head hand pain and I feel lazy and tired all time and think to take sleep or take a nap. Dr. . I regular go for morning walk. Dr. From last 15 days I am upset due to my father high sugar. Dr. please advise me what to do and reason behind this is their any serious problem.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello Dr. I am 27 year old male . Yesterday evening first time I have checked my blood pressure unknowingly and the r...
Mr. Lybrate-user, some times bp may show variation during the day, but that is not as wide as in your case. So please check the bp after a day or two, at the same time. If it shows higher number (>140/90mmhg), then there may be a need for considering treatment for the same, mainly because you are too young to have high bp. As regards diabetes, with 105 mg blood sugar, you seem to have no such problem. But because your father has diabetes, you need to be very careful. For that you have to adapt a modified lifestyle. That is to maintain normal weight (bmi <23 kgs/m2), your present bmi is 30.46 kgs/m2 which shows grade 1 obesity. This is the major contributor for increased bp and can lead to diabetes. Your ideal body weight has to be 80 kgs. Plus a daily exercise of over 1 hour is needed. Also dietary intake has to be based on 80 kgs and extent of daily physical activity. No smoking and alcohol. This life style can keep you away from high blood pressure and diabetes. Thanks.
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Iàm taking two time rice but no fatty things and green tea, is it good, while having cholesterol tg level 244.

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Iàm taking two time rice but no fatty things and green tea, is it good, while having cholesterol tg level 244.
Hye. There is no problem in having green tea, but on it's own it can't help bring down triglycerides. Also rice is not a problem if it's unpolished or single pounded and it's not eaten in excess. Your overall diet plays an important role. It's not about just restricting fat but eating the right fats and sensibly.
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I had diagnosed with enlarged heart and missing heart beat past 6 y back, but after conducting 2nd echo doc told me this is normal and lower just only salt intake. I m OK now but whenever I run or do any hard work heart beat start missing or irregular. What should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I had diagnosed with enlarged heart and missing heart beat past 6 y back, but after conducting 2nd echo doc told me t...
Get your BP checked. Avoid severe and sustained physical exertion. If the problem persists, consult cardiologist for advice
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I am 35 years old and I have high bp medicine given by doctor of 20 mg what should I do.

DNB Cardiology, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
I am 35 years old and I have high bp medicine given by doctor of 20 mg what should I do.
Maintain normal body weight, exercise regularly, take low amount of salt, reduce stress. If bp is still high, take medicines to control it under supervision of a physician/cardiologist.
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02 number 90% heart veins blockage. What is the best cure in place of bypass or angioplasty.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
02 number 90% heart veins blockage. What is the best cure in place of bypass or angioplasty.
2 vessels -angioplasty, more than 2, bypass. I would prefer bypass even with 2 vessel blocks, as if aftercare is taken after operation, after life is better.
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I have now diagnosed as diabetic, my age is now 55 years. What treatment I have to take as to control and remove diabetic fully. Whether it is purely curable, een I have high BP.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I have now diagnosed as diabetic, my age is now 55 years. What treatment I have to take as to control and remove diab...
Mr. lybrate-user, Diabetes mellitus can only be controlled, there is no cure. Treatment has to continue for life time. Depending on type of diabetes, either oral anti-diabetic drugs or Insulin injections are given. In addition there has to be strict dietary control and regular exercise to maintain normal weight and improve internal insulin action. Thanks.
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My chest x ray show: white colour at the bottom in half left side of x-ray, I have no physical problem for this, doctor tried to extract fluid by inserting syringe on lungs but not coming any fluid, CT SCAN Report: 1) there is significant thinking of visceral and partial layer of pleura of left side (max thickness are 1.5cm) with evidence of small fluid collection in left pleural space. 2) Homogeneous areas of consolidation without air bronchograms in subpleural region of lower lobe in left lung. 3) Periaortic lymphadenopathy. I have taken 4 month DOTS for TB as per doctors prescription but white part of left side is not removing from x-ray. Suggest medicine also for quick recover.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My chest x ray show: white colour at the bottom in half left side of x-ray, I have no physical problem for this, doct...
I do not want to interfere in treatment but incidence of drug resistant TB is quite common in our country. I treat my patients by giving AKT4 for 2 months after doing Liver function tests (repeat after a month) AKT3 for 6 more months. I explain them to take liver friendly diet like it is given for Jaundice , lots of carbs + proteins like toned milk & milk products ,eggs but No heavy Non veg or other heavy foods. Total rest. No need to Isolate if it is Not an open case. Keep the person busy by teaching some crafts ,like knitting & embroidery for women but No exposure to kitchen heat/ sun. This is general rule for all , total cost comes to less than 1000/- yes one thousand only including tests. Why should a worker of my area travel to DOTS center? You have done the right thing for getting investigated and following the treatment so far. Talk to your doctors about your problem and do let us know.Lymph nodes in abdominal TB have also vanished after a month in one of our cases. In your case ,there is minimal fluid which does not need aspiration and removal,it will clear away and so will the other lymph nodes. After complete course of treatment for TB or during treatment ,some white shadows are seen ,may be these are healed patches but we have to go by totality 1) ESR coming down 2) no fever 3) appetite better 4) weight gain 5) improvement in general condition.
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Hi my mom is 50 years old she has bp and there is some kind of problem in her teeth they bleed tried medicine no use. Recently started using vicco powder to brush teeth bleeding is fine but the dirty smell from mouth is not stopping what to use to get rid of mouth dirty smell even after tongue cleaning there is smell please suggest something to get rid of the smell from mouth.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi my mom is 50 years old she has bp and there is some kind of problem in her teeth they bleed tried medicine no use....
Dear lybrate user, she should consult a dentist, first to assess the problem. She might b suffering from pyorrhoea. Causing bleeding gums and foul smell. Her bowel movement be regular, hence she should take, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to activate metabolic action, as well. Homoeo medicine. @ merc sole 1000-6 pills, wkly.@ echinaceaq -20 drops, mixed with 1/2 cup of water, rinse mouth, thrice a days, just after, intake take, tomatoes, orange, amla, cheese, curds along with easily digestible diet on time. Please, report, wkly. Take care.
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Pain in right side arm and near chest area It's coming from last three days, daily it begins in the evening and while sleeping it goes away and by morning I feel normal, but by evening the pain starts again.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist, Mumbai
Pain in right side arm and near chest area It's coming from last three days, daily it begins in the evening and while...
You should take Acupressure therapy and take Biochemic Nat phos 200x+ Mag phos 200x. 4 tab each thrice a day with warm water and take it 5 days and consult private online.
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Sir. I am a 32 years old male. I have been suffering from white coat hypertension what should I do?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Sir. I am a 32 years old male. I have been suffering from white coat hypertension what should I do?
i would recommend you to follow the following home remedy Natural home remedy using watermelon seeds and cuscus powder: 1. Take 1 tsp of dried watermelon seeds 2. Add 1 tsp of cuscus powder 3. Crush the mixture 4. Have this once in the morning and the evening 5. Consume for 3-4 weeks Surely you will get results.
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I am 48 years old I am suffering for diabetic and blood pressure please Advise medicine.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Having diabetes makes high blood pressure and other heart and circulation problems more likely, because diabetes damages arteries and makes them targets for hardening (atherosclerosis). Atherosclerosis can cause high blood pressure, which if not treated, can lead to blood vessel damage, stroke, heart failure, heart attack, or kidney failure. You can consult me in private for detailed treatment which is available in biochemic system of medicine depending upon symptomatically. Eatng lots of garlic. If you cant have it get it homeopathically allium sativum (biochemic) nat phos 30x, avoid all types of fats and red meat.
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My blood pressure is 140/90 regularly, can I start medicine for B. P and which medicine is suitable? My age is 35 years male.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
My blood pressure is 140/90 regularly, can I start medicine for B. P and which medicine is suitable? My age is 35 yea...
Maybe you can delay it by some more time. Till then you can maintain lifestyle measures and regular bp monitoring. But someday you have to.
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I am 30. Male and having slowly chest paint since 10 days. And feeling my fingers feel less. What should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 30. Male and having slowly chest paint since 10 days. And feeling my fingers feel less. What should I do.
It could be due to anxiety and stress. Reduce your stress if any.Take paracetamol, drink plenty of water and rest. If no relief take ECG and consult doctor
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I am having good chest and lower body but my arms are very slim so please suggest me what I have to do to increase the size of my arms but I have not time for gym to increase the size of my arms.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am having good chest and lower body but my arms are very slim so please suggest me what I have to do to increase th...
These are genetic characters and much cannot be done and to increase the arm only exercise can help whereby the muscle mass increases
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Tips on family history of high cholesterol

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Premature heart disease is when heart disease occurs before 55 years in men and 65 years in women. In premature heart disease, the prevalence of dyslipidemia (high cholesterol levels without symptoms) is 75-85%.

Fifty-four percent of all patients with premature heart disease and 70% of those with a lipid abnormality have a familial disorder. Hence, a screening test for lipids is recommended for first-degree relatives of patients with myocardial infarction, particularly if premature. Screening should begin with a standard lipid profile and if normal, further testing should be done for lp (a) and apolipoproteins b and a-i.

About 25% patients with premature heart disease and a normal standard lipid profile will have an abnormality in lp (a) or apo b. Elevated apo a-1 and hdl are likewise associated with reduced chd risk.

First-degree relatives are brothers, sisters, father, mother; second-degree relatives refer to aunts, uncles, grandparents, nieces, or nephews and third-degree relatives refer to first cousins, siblings, or siblings of grandparents.

Familial hypercholesterolemia (fh) is a genetic disorder, characterized by high cholesterol, specifically very high ldl (" bad cholesterol") levels and premature heart disease. Patients may develop premature cardiovascular disease at the age of 30 to 40. Heterozygous fh is a common genetic disorder, occurring in 1: 500 people in most countries. Homozygous fh is much rarer, occurring in 1 in a million births. Heterozygous fh is normally treated with drugs. Homozygous fh often does not respond to medical therapy and may require apheresis or liver transplant.

To detect familial high cholesterol levels, a universal screening must be done at age 16. The cholesterol levels in heterozygous patients are between 350 to 500 mg/dl, and in homozygous, the levels are between 700 to 1, 200 mg/dl.
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Say No To Cholesterol

Diploma in Cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Say No To Cholesterol

1. Eat heart-healthy foods

Even if you have years of unhealthy eating under your belt, making a few changes in your diet can reduce cholesterol and improve your heart health.

Choose healthier fats.&nbsp;Saturated fats, found primarily in red meat and dairy products, raise your total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (ldl) cholesterol, the" bad" cholesterol. As a rule, you should get less than 7 percent of your daily calories from saturated fat. Choose leaner cuts of meat, low-fat dairy and monounsaturated fats — found in olive and canola oils — for healthier options.

Eliminate trans fats.&nbsp;Trans fats affect cholesterol levels by increasing the" bad" cholesterol and lowering the" good" cholesterol. This bad combination increases the risk of heart attacks. Trans fats can be found in fried foods and many commercial products, such as cookies, crackers and snack cakes. But don't rely on packages that are labeled" trans fat-free" in the united states, if a food contains less than 0.5 grams of trans fat in a serving, it can be labeled" trans fat-free"

Even small amounts of trans fat can add up if you eat foods that contain small amounts of trans fat. Read the ingredient list, and avoid foods with partially hydrogenated oils.

Eat foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids.&nbsp;Omega-3 fatty acids don't affect ldl cholesterol. They have other heart benefits, such as helping to increase high-density lipoprotein (hdl, or" good") cholesterol, reducing your triglycerides, a type of fat in your blood, and reducing blood pressure. Some types of fish — such as salmon, mackerel and herring — are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Other good sources of omega-3 fatty acids include walnuts, almonds and ground flaxseeds. Increase soluble fiber.&nbsp;There are two types of fiber — soluble and insoluble. Both have heart-health benefits, but soluble fiber also helps lower your ldl levels. You can add soluble fiber to your diet by eating oats and oat bran, fruits, beans, lentils, and vegetables.

Add whey protein.&nbsp;Whey protein is one of two proteins in dairy products — the other is casein. Whey protein may account for many of the health benefits attributed to dairy. Studies have shown that whey protein given as a supplement lowers both ldl and total cholesterol.

You can find whey protein powders in health food stores and some grocery stores. Follow the package directions for how to use them.

2. Exercise on most days of the week and increase your physical activity

Exercise can improve cholesterol. Moderate physical activity can help raise high-density lipoprotein (hdl) cholesterol, the" good" cholesterol. With your doctor's ok, work up to at least 30 minutes of exercise a day.

Adding physical activity, even in 10-minute intervals several times a day, can help you begin to lose weight. Just be sure that you can keep up the changes you decide to make. Consider:

Taking a brisk daily walk during your lunch hourriding your bike to workswimming lapsplaying a favorite sport

To stay motivated, find an exercise buddy or join an exercise group. And remember, any activity is helpful. Even taking the stairs instead of the elevator or doing a few situps while watching television can make a difference.

3. Quit smoking

If you smoke, stop. Quitting might improve your hdl cholesterol level. And the benefits don't end there.

Within 20 minutes of quitting, your blood pressure and heart rate decrease. Within one year, your risk of heart disease is half that of a smoker. Within 15 years, your risk of heart disease is similar to someone who never smoked.

4. Lose weight

Carrying even a few extra pounds contributes to high cholesterol. Losing as little as 5 to 10 percent of your weight can improve cholesterol levels.
Start by evaluating your eating habits and daily routine. Consider your challenges to weight loss and ways to overcome them.
Small changes add up. If you eat when you're bored or frustrated, take a walk instead. If you pick up fast food for lunch every day, pack something healthier from home. For snacks, munch on carrot sticks or air-popped popcorn instead of potato chips. Don't eat mindlessly.

And look for ways to incorporate more activity into your daily routine, such as using the stairs instead of taking the elevator or parking farther from your office.

5. Drink alcohol only in moderation

Moderate use of alcohol has been linked with higher levels of hdl cholesterol — but the benefits aren't strong enough to recommend alcohol for anyone who doesn't already drink. If you drink alcohol, do so in moderation. For healthy adults, that means up to one drink a day for women of all ages and men older than age 65, and up to two drinks a day for men age 65 and younger.

Too much alcohol can lead to serious health problems, including high blood pressure, heart failure and stroke.

If lifestyle changes aren't enough.

Sometimes healthy lifestyle changes aren't enough to lower cholesterol levels. Make sure the changes you make are ones you can continue to do, and don't be disappointed if you don't see results immediately. If your doctor recommends medication to help lower your cholesterol, take it as prescribed, but continue your lifestyle changes. Lifestyle changes can help you keep your medication dose low.

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