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My wife is pregnant 6th month now I want to sex with him any problem comes are not telling me.

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
My wife is pregnant 6th month now I want to sex with him any problem comes are not telling me.
Sex is generally okay in pregnancy. I would only advice to avoid if your wife is having any problem with vaginal bleeding or is known to have a low lying placenta.
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Green Tea Benefits in hindi - ग्रीन टी के फायदे

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lakhimpur Kheri
Green Tea Benefits in hindi - ग्रीन टी के फायदे

फिटनेस फ्रिक लोगों के बीच आजकल ग्रीन टी बेहद सुमार है। ऐसा माना जाता है कि ग्रीन टी बहुत बड़ी तादाद में लोगों को फिट रहने में हेल्प करता है। हरी चाय यानी ग्रीन टी एक प्रकार की चाय होती है, जो कैमेलिया साइनेन्सिस नाम के पौधे की पत्तियों से बनायी जाती है। इसके बनाने की प्रक्रिया में ऑक्सीकरण न्यूनतम होता है। और हम सभी को ये बात जानना जरूरी है कि इसे पीने के बहुत से फायदे होते हैं। रोजाना ग्रीन टी पीने की आदत कई बीमारियों का खतरा कम करता है। आमतौर पर सभी लोग ग्रीन टी के बारे में जानते हैं लेकिन इसकी उचित मात्रा में और सही समय पर न ले पाने की वजह से उन्हें इस गुणकारी ग्रीन टी का पूरा लाभ नहीं मिल पाता है। इसलिए जब भी ग्रीन टी पीने की शुरुआत करें तो इसे कब कितना पिएं इसकी जानकारी भी लें। अब आप सोच रहे होंगे कि आखिर क्यों हम इतनी जहमत उठाएं की इसे कब कितना पिएं आदि जबकि स्वाद तो अन्य तरह की चाय में होता है तो हम आपको बता दें कि आम चाय के मुकाबले ग्रीन टी होती है ज्यादा गुणकारी इसलिए इसे पीने की आदत डालनी चाहिए। जिनमें से हम आज हम बात करेंगे ग्रीन टी से होने वाले कुछ खास फायदों की।

1. प्रतिरोधक क्षमता बढ़ाए
ग्रीन टी में ज्यादा मात्रा में बेस्ट एंटी-ऑक्सिडेंट होते हैं जो बढ़ती उम्र से शरीर के सेल्स को होनेवाले नुकसान को कम करते हैं और शरीर की प्रतिरोधक क्षमता बढ़ाकर कई बीमारियों से बचाव करते हैं।

2. वजन कम करें
वजन कम करने के लिए ग्रीन सबसे अच्छा विकल्प है। आज के दौर में बड़ी भारी संख्या में ऐसे लोग मौजूद हैं जो अपने बढ़ते वजन से परेशान हैं। ढेरो तरीके आजमाने के बाजवूद अगर आपका वजन कम नहीं हो रहा है तो ग्रीन टी पीना शुरू कर दीजिए।वजन कम होने के साथ ही पेट के आस पास की चर्बी से भी छुटकारा मिलता है।

3. ब्लड प्रेशर करे कंट्रोल
भागदौड़ और तनाव भरे जीवन के चलते लोग आजकल खुद से चिड़चिड़े रहते हैं। इस स्वभाव का सीधा असर लोगों के स्वास्थ्य पर भी पड़ता है। जिसमें ब्लड प्रेशर का अचानक बढ़ना और कम होना भी शामिल है। नियमित ग्रीन पीने से ब्लड प्रेशर की समस्या से निजात मिलती है। इसीलिए डॉक्टर भी ब्लड प्रेशर में ग्रीन पीने की सलाह देते हैं।

4. दिमाग करे दुरूस्त
चीन के चोगकिग स्थित 'थर्ड मिलिट्री मेडिकल यूनिवर्सिटी' के प्राध्यापक युन बाए का कहना है कि ऐसे नए सबूत सामने आए है जिसके मुताबिक ग्रीन टी के रासायनिक तत्व मस्तिष्क के कोशिकीय प्रक्रिया को प्रभावित कर सकते हैं। इसलिए ताजगी ही नहीं बल्कि दुरुस्त दिमाग के लिए भी रेगुलर बेसिस पर पिएं ग्रीन टी।

5. पेट की बीमारियां 
ये तो हम सभी जानते हैं की लगभग सभी बीमारियों का जन्म पेट से होता है। ऐसे में खुद को बीमारियों से बचाने के लिए अपने पेट को स्वस्थ रखना जरूरी है। ग्रीन टी के सेवन से पेट तो स्वस्थ रहता ही है साथ ही उल्टी-दस्त से भी छुटकारा मिलता है। ग्रीन टी में कई ऐसे तत्व मौजूद होते हैं जो लीवर और आंतों को दुरुस्त रखते हैं।

6. डिप्रेशन से राहत
भागदौड़ और तनाव भरे जीवन के चलते डिप्रेशन की चपेट में आने की समस्या आम बात हो गई है। ऑफिस, पढ़ाई और घर में तालमेल बिठा पाना हम सभी के लिए एक चुनौती बन कर उभर रहा है।इसलिए अगर आप भी डिप्रेशन के मरीज हैं तो ग्रीन टी का सेवन शुरू कर दें। ग्रीन टी में पाया जानेवाला अमीनो एसिड इंसान को डिप्रेशन में जाने से बचाता है।

7. कैंसर से बचाव 
शोधकर्ताओं की मानें तो ग्रीन टी में पाया जाने वाला एक तत्व ऐसी प्रक्रिया को शुरू करने में सक्षम है जो स्वस्थ कोशिकाओं को छोड़कर कैंसर ग्रस्त कोशिकाओं का खात्मा करती हैं। रिसर्चर्स के अनुसार मुंह के कैंसर के साथ अन्य कैंसर के इलाज में भी ग्रीन टी सहयक हो सकती है। 

8. प्रेग्नेंट होने में सहायक
ग्रीन टी हमारी फर्टिलिटी को भी प्रभावित करती है। स्टडीज के मुताबिक़ ग्रीन टी में इस्तेमाल होने वाले पौष्टिक तत्व, विटामिन और मिनरल शरीर पर पॉजिटिव इफ़ेक्ट डालते हैं। इसलिए लगातार ग्रीन टी पीने वाली महिलाओं को गर्भधारण करने में आसानी होती है । 
इस तरह ग्रीन टी से आप इस तरह के हेल्थ बेनिफिट्स ले सकते हैं पर ध्यान रहे किसी भी चीज़ की अत्ति अच्छी नहीं होती इसलिए जरूर पिएं ग्रीन टी पर एक लिमिट से ज्यादा नहीं वरना फायदे के बजाय नुकसान का सामना भी करना पड़ सकता है।
 

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I am 25 years old and got 1 year ago, we are trying for baby from last years, but after sex sperms out from vagina, also I have back pain after sex, I have ultrasound that shows mild free fluid in the pouch of Douglas, what I do to get pregnant.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am 25 years old and got 1 year ago, we are trying for baby from last years, but after sex sperms out from vagina, a...
There might be some infection in uterus, so consult your physician and take antibiotics. Drink lots of fluids and maintain hygiene.
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How much breast milk female produce per day. female express with hand how much capacity they will produce the breast milk while hand expressing.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
How much breast milk female produce per day. female express with hand how much capacity they will produce the breast ...
How much is a difficult to answer. Baby suckles and gets about 20 ml, every hour or so for 1st month as stomach is small and demand is more due to rapid growth. 2nd month it increases to 40 ml, 2 hourly, 3rd month is double and so on the gap between feeds goes on increasing from an hour to 4 hours or so and many mothers prefer feeding on demand compared to a timely schedule - means if baby is sleeping for 6 hours being fed well, bathed and massaged, do not wake up to feed the baby. In our country expressing of milk and storing it is a new practice, neither we have' milk banks' but we do have wet nurses who feed babies of sick mothers who are unable to do so, some mothers after operative deliveries are made to express and store it in fridge but I feel expressing & storing of milk should not be encouraged, baby should be fed direct to avoid any outside contamination and infection.
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My wife is aged 29 & has given birth her second issue 4 months ago. Immediately after the birth of her child she was having calcium tablets Corcium & most probably iron tablets Hemfer xt. The doctor prescribed her these medicines to continue but he did not mention how long these were to be taken. Now my question is that how long she will take these medicines. Please suggest any other calcium medicine & the time duration to take it. I can't decide.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My wife is aged 29 & has given birth her second issue 4 months ago. Immediately after the birth of her child she was ...
If your wife is feeding the baby, she needs to take iron-folic acid-calcium supplements. Remember that during pregnancy these are given and baby becomes 3 kg and baby weight 10 kg at 1 year, fed on breast milk plus some semisolids from 6 months. After delivery most women stop taking supplements but they have to continue if they do not want to become anemic and weak.
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I am now in 5 week pregnancy. Today I have my first doc check up. And my weight is 80 kg. Can you please suggest how to reduce.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS, DGO
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I am now in 5 week pregnancy. Today I have my first doc check up. And my weight is 80 kg. Can you please suggest how ...
Do not worry now about your weight. However, you can avoid fattening food like sweets, cakes pastries, chocolates, ice creams. Reduce carbohydrate intake.
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M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
31 Iron Rich Foods for Vegetarians & Vegans :

1.Brussel Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are a viable source of antioxidants, vitamins, folate, and fiber. Plus, they’re an excellent source of iron, and an obvious choice in helping to prevent fatigue and other symptoms of iron deficiency.

Serving Size (1/2 cup), 0.9 milligrams of iron (5% DV)

2.Raisins

Raisins are nutrient-dense treats that contain large amounts of iron. It’s easy to add a handful of these subtly sweet treats to your cereal, yogurt, oatmeal, or salads as part of a balanced diet. To get the most out of your next handful of raisins, combine them with other healthy foods containing vitamin C. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the iron found in raisins.

Serving Size (1/2 cup, packed), 1.6 milligrams of iron (9% DV), 247 calories

3.Lentils

These colorful legumes are packed with vitamins and nutrients including iron, protein, and essential amino acids. Plus, they’re easy to cook and make a great companion to many meals. Lentils are traditionally used in Indian and Middle Eastern dishes, but they can spice up your soups, stews, pastas, and more.

Serving Size (1 cup, boiled), 6.6 milligrams of iron (37% DV), 230 calories

4.Dried Peaches

If you’re trying to get more iron in your diet, opt for dried fruit as opposed to fresh. Dried fruits pack more nutrients, including iron, per serving. Dried peaches make a great breakfast companion, a delicious addition to salads, and an easy snack throughout your busy day. A serving of dried peaches contains about 9% of your daily recommended iron, without weighing you down with lots of sugar and calories.

Serving Size (1/4 cup), 1.6 milligrams of iron (9% DV), 96 calories

5.Pumpkin Seeds

A handful of pumpkin seeds, or an ounce, contains about one milligram of iron. That’s about 5% of the recommended daily value. Pumpkin seeds provide the most benefit when eaten raw, but they still pack an iron punch when roasted for no more than 15-20 minutes.

Serving Size (1 ounce, about a handful), 0.9 milligrams of iron (5% DV), 126 calories.

6.Soybeans

Soybeans are another super food that packs protein, unsaturated fat (the “good fat”), fiber, and minerals such as iron. A single cup of mature, boiled soybeans contains nearly half the recommended amount of iron your body needs daily. Another great thing about soybeans is their versatility. Season these nutritional powerhouses to your liking, or add them to soups or chili for a healthy and delicious meal.

Serving Size (1 cup, boiled), 8.8 milligrams of iron (49% DV), 298 calories

7.Pinto Beans

Pinto beans contain a splash of color and a spattering of essential vitamins and minerals. Among them is iron, and it comes in no small quantity; just a cup of boiled pinto beans yields about 21% of the recommended daily value. Pair these colorful legumes with whole wheat rice for a virtually fat-free meal that’s as easy on your wallet as it is on your waistline. Or, enjoy them with your favorite veggies to introduce even more iron into your diet.

Serving Size (1 cup, boiled), 3.6 milligrams of iron (21% DV), 245 calories

8.Arugula

Dark greens such as arugula have countless health benefits with a tiny calorie count. Vegetarians should consume plenty arugula, particularly for its rich iron content. Adding several servings to your diet each week can greatly improve the health of your red blood cells. The easiest way to enjoy arugula is in a green leafy salad, but you can also enjoy it in soups, as a pizza topping, and sautéed with pasta and other dishes.

Serving Size (1/2 cup), 0.146 milligrams of iron (1.8% DV), 3 calories

9.Whole Wheat Pasta

Vegetarians should enjoy whole wheat pasta as part of a healthy balanced diet. Eating pasta is a great way to curb your cravings for carbs while getting essential minerals such as magnesium, calcium, potassium, and iron. While white pasta contains these minerals as well, it can also weigh you down with extra carbs and calories, so choose the much healthier whole wheat pasta options.

Serving Size (1/4 cup dry), 0.4 milligrams of iron (2% DV), 44 calories

10.Collard Greens

With staggering amounts of calcium, high levels of vitamin A, and several cancer-fighting elements, what’s not to love about collard greens? Vegetarians have another reason to love these dark green veggies, because they’re also high in both iron and vitamin C. To get the most out of these essential nutrients, use raw collard greens in a salad that’s filled with other iron-rich vegetables. The vitamin C in collard greens makes it easy for your body to absorb iron from other sources.

Serving Size (1 cup), 2.2 milligrams of iron (12% DV), 11 calories

11.Sesame Butter (Tahini)

Sesame butter, also known as tahini and often associated with hummus, can provide the body with a tremendous amount of iron. If you’re already eating plenty of iron-rich fruits and vegetables, tahini can be an excellent addition that will help you reach your daily iron needs. Many people eat tahini as is, but you can also use it to add some flavor to your favorite vegetables or to dress up a salad.

Serving Size (1 tablespoon), 0.4 milligrams of iron (2% DV), 86 calories

12.Dried Thyme

With dried thyme at your disposal, cooking and eating your favorite vegetables will never get old. Thyme offers a unique lemon-pepper flavor that works well in many dishes. It also offers plenty of essential iron. In fact, dried thyme is one of the most iron-rich herbs you can find. And with so few calories, it makes a healthy, savory addition to your meals.

Serving Size (1 teaspoon), 1.2 milligrams of iron (7% DV), 3 calories

13.Black Beans

Beans are good all around; they’re easy on your health and your budget. Black beans, in particular, are loaded with fiber, protein, and iron. That means they satisfy hunger while providing an energy boost that lasts for hours. Vegetarians who are concerned about getting enough iron need only add a one-cup serving of black beans to get about 20% of their daily recommended intake.

Serving Size (1 cup, boiled), 3.6 milligrams of iron (20% DV), 277 calories

14.Brown Rice

Brown rice is one of the most versatile foods on Earth. It’s a staple in several cultures’ cuisines, and it’s widely regarded as an important health food. It’s naturally rich in fiber, it helps rid the body of toxins, and its high iron content also helps fight anemia and fatigue. Cook a serving of brown rice along with your favorite beans or veggies for an iron-rich meal that will keep you feeling full for hours.

Serving Size (1 cup), 0.8 milligrams of iron (5% DV), 216 calories


15.Prune Juice

There’s a bit of a stigma when it comes to prune juice, but learning about its bounds of health benefits might help make it more appealing. Give it a chance and you might find that prune juice is not only delicious, but it’s also a potent source of iron. Its high vitamin C content makes it easier for your body to absorb the iron, so have a glass with your next meal to get the most out of the other iron-rich foods in your diet.

Serving Size (1 cup), 3 milligrams of iron (17% DV), 182 calories

16.Oatmeal

Iron deficiency can be greatly reduced by adding oatmeal to your diet. Just a half-cup serving is packed with almost two milligrams of iron. And with loads of other nutrients, oatmeal is a fantastic health food that everyone should be eating more of. It’s an easy and healthy breakfast food, but you can also use oats to make granola, cookies, and other sweet treats that are both delicious and nutritious.

Serving Size (1/2 cup), 1.7 milligrams of iron (8% DV), 154 calories

17.Dried Apricots

Apricots are an excellent source of iron and other nutrients. They can be consumed raw, canned, cooked, and dried, but dried apricots provide your body with the most benefits and the largest amount of iron. When apricots are dried, they lose their high water and sugar contents without losing their highly nutritious qualities. Just a handful of dried apricots can provide you with up to 35% of your daily iron intake. They make for an easy snack throughout the day, or chop them up to serve with other fruits or over a salad.

Serving Size (1/2 cup), 2 milligrams of iron (8% DV), 78 calories.

18.Potatoes

Potatoes are one of the most versatile foods out there, and they’re also one of the best iron-rich food options for vegetarians. Since potatoes are also packed with vitamin C, it’s easier for your body to absorb the iron it needs. Potatoes work equally well as a side dish and a main attraction, so combine them with other iron-rich foods for a healthy meal any time of the day.

Serving Size (1 medium potato with skin),3.2 milligrams of iron (18% DV), 278 calories

19.Tofu

Tofu is highly nutritious and rich in iron and other essential minerals. Though most people know about the health benefits, many aren’t sure how to prepare tofu, or they’re unimpressed with its bland taste. Fortunately, tofu has a wonderful ability to take on the flavors of the sauces and seasonings it’s prepared with, so learning to love it is as easy as choosing your favorite ingredients and going from there.

Serving Size (1/2 cup), 3.4 milligrams of iron (19% DV), 88 calories


20.Sun Dried Tomatoes

Besides their mouth-watering taste, one of the best things about sun dried tomatoes is their high iron content. One cup contains nearly 30 percent of your recommended daily iron intake. Another great thing is that you can use them in so many ways. Sun dried tomatoes make a tasty addition to omelets, pasta sauce, pizza, sandwiches, salads, and so much more. They’re also high in healthy lycopene, antioxidants, and vitamin C, so add them to your diet for a health boost all around.

Serving Size (1 cup), 4.9 milligrams of iron (27% DV), 139 calories


21.Molasses

If you ever get tired of eating fruits and vegetables as your main source of iron, switch it up by adding blackstrap molasses to your meals and even your beverages. Just a teaspoon of tasty molasses added to your toast, cereal, sandwiches, milk, or water contributes about 5% to your daily iron quota.

Serving Size (1 tablespoon), 0.9 milligrams of iron (5% DV), 58 calories

22.Lima Beans

Lima beans are one of the most ancient cultivated crops, and they’re still renowned as a delicious and healthful food to this day. Enjoy just a cup of lima beans with your favorite meal you’ll get an incredible 25% of your iron for the day. Lima beans should never be consumed raw, but cooked lima beans have a unique flavor that can be enjoyed as is or enhanced with your favorite herbs and spices.

Serving Size (1 cup, cooked), 4.5 milligrams of iron

23.Whole Wheat Pasta

When buying bread, opt for unprocessed whole wheat over refined white bread. Whole wheat bread is a great source of fiber, B vitamins, protein, and iron. And unlike white bread, it manages hunger for longer while keeping your blood sugar in check. If you’re worried about getting enough iron, but endless supplies of iron-rich veggies leave your appetite unsatisfied, a slice of 100% whole wheat bread will help you feel fuller for longer, while providing an energy boost that lasts for hours.

Serving Size (1 slice), 0.7 milligrams of iron (4% DV), 69 calories

24.Black-Eyed Peas

Like other legumes, black-eyed peas are a rich source of iron. A serving size of one single cup can supply up to a quarter of your recommended daily iron intake, while providing you with other health benefits as well. They also contain a respectable amount of vitamin C—enough to make it much easier for your body to absorb the essential iron.

Serving Size (1 cup, boiled), 4.3 milligrams of iron (24% DV), 220 calories


25.Broccoli

Though many vegetables contain lots of iron, many also are packed with iron inhibitors, which means your body is unable to absorb much of the iron. Fortunately, cruciferous veggies like broccoli are also filled with vitamin C. This plays a huge role in helping your body absorb and digest the essential iron. Eating a serving of broccoli every day is a great way to get more iron into your diet.

Serving Size (1/2 cup), 0.3 milligrams of iron (2% DV), 15 calories

26.Kale

If you need more iron in your diet but can’t afford a jump in calories, kale is a fat-free super food that will provide your body with a mountain of nutrients and only a handful of calories. One of the cruciferous vegetables (in the same grain as broccoli, collard greens, and Brussels sprouts), kale helps fight anemia and fatigue with a high iron content. If you have trouble eating it raw, try sautéing it, throwing it in your soup or on a burger, or making delicious kale chips in your oven or food dehydrator.

Serving Size (1 cup), 1.1 milligrams of iron (6% DV), 1.3 calories


27.Dark Chocolate

By now, most people know that dark chocolate is good for your heart (in moderation). But did you also know that it’s loaded with iron? A 100 gram serving size contains about 35% of your recommended daily intake. Of course, this sweet treat should be eaten in moderation, but it can certainly be enjoyed as part of a balanced, iron-rich diet.

Serving Size (100 grams), 6.3 milligrams of iron (35% DV), 578 calories


28.Sunflower Seeds

Sunflower seeds are known for their impressive supply of vitamin E, but they also pack plenty of essential minerals, especially iron. A one cup serving supplies nearly half your body’s daily iron needs, so if you’re not enjoying this easy and tasty snack regularly, now is a great time to start. Sunflower seeds can be found at your local grocery store year round.

Serving Size (1 cup), 7.4 milligrams of iron (41% DV), 269 calories

29.Peas

Fresh and cooked peas have a slightly sweeter taste than many other vegetables. And like other green veggies, they’re rich in iron and other nutrients. It’s easy to incorporate these tender veggies into your favorite meals, and a mere half-cup serving provides about 7% of the daily recommended value of iron. Cook a serving as a standalone side dish, or incorporate peas into your salad, soup, and pasta dishes.

Serving Size (1/2 cup), 1.2 milligrams of iron (7% DV), 62 calories


30.Strawberries

Eating fresh strawberries is a great way to ramp up your daily iron intake. Not only are strawberries a viable source of iron (a pint constitutes roughly 9% of the daily recommended value), but the high vitamin C content helps your body absorb more of the iron it needs. Strawberries make an excellent side to any breakfast dish, they’re great in an afternoon smoothie, and you can also serve them as a sweet after-dinner treat.

Serving Size (1 pint), 1.5 milligrams of iron (9% DV), 114 calories


31.Cooked Spinach

Boasting a long list of vitamins and nutrients, spinach consistently ranks at the top of the “super food” lists. Among other myriad nutrients, cooked spinach is an excellent source of iron. And since this leafy green is also loaded with vitamin C, your body will have no trouble absorbing all that iron. Spinach can be eaten raw, but cooking it first will provide greater amounts of iron, among other benefits.

Serving Size (1 cup), 6.4 milligrams of iron (36% DV), 41 calories.

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I am 5 month pregnant & Dr. gave me protein powder I do not like to have it. Should I discoutine it .will it harm by baby. Please help me.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am 5 month pregnant & Dr. gave me protein powder I do not like to have it. Should I discoutine it .will it harm by ...
Instead of protein powder you can take a protein rich diet .add boiled eggs, milk ,curd, and other dairy products ,legumes and whole pulses. Nonveg products if you're nonvegetarian in your diet.
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I am having pcos. 3 months before my weight was 61 and suddenly I found a hike in my weight 71 kgs. And for two months I dint have any period. Doctor gave me meprate and period problem was solved. But how do I combat with this weight gain. I have tried being on wheat diet and am doing exercises. But there seem to be no considerable weightloss.

Critical Care Training, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Due to insulin resistance & hormonal changes, weight gain & hyperglycemia occurs. Have you checked your blood sugar, lipid profile, blood pressure & thyroid profile too? revert back with details & I would be glad to help!
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Hi, was diagnosed with adenomyosis, endometriosis and fibroid. Resulting with heavy flow during periods and pelvic pain like thing starts 10 days before the period. Taking pause mf to control the flow. My question is .is hysterectomy is the only solution.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hi, was diagnosed with adenomyosis, endometriosis and fibroid. Resulting with heavy flow during periods and pelvic pa...
Hello, With all 3 causes set in and having completed your family, hysterectomy would be a wise decision.
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Exercise Guidelines During Pregnancy

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Guwahati
Exercise Guidelines During Pregnancy

Advice for an expectant mother is plentiful to come around from family and friends. While it may be well intentional, it may not be the best advice possible. One of the things most people would advise is to avoid exercising as it may affect the health of the mother and the baby. This is in fact a very wrong advice as expectant mothers like everyone need exercise to stay fit and healthy. The only difference from normal people is that certain types of exercises may not be suitable for pregnant women and the nature of exercises may change from trimester to trimester.

Some of the best exercises during pregnancy

  1. Swimming: This one is in fact recommended by doctors as the best and the safest exercise for pregnant women. Swimming is beneficial because of the following reasons:
    • It has immense cardiovascular benefits
    • Large muscles groups are exercised in the process
    • Helps reduce inflammation and swelling
    • Helps with low back pain and relieves the stress on your spine which is caused due to the extra weight you are carrying around.
  2. Walking: This is one of the safest exercise during any trimester as long as you don’t over exert yourself. Walking promotes blood circulation, improves heart health and is all around a good exercise for pregnant women. The key is to invest in a good pair of shoes for walking so as to prevent the knees and legs from jarring and also to support your upper body properly.
  3. Stretching: In the later trimesters, it may be a little difficult to manage other exercises as your body becomes heavier and movement may bse limited. However, you can do basic stretching exercises to improve mobility and also help with circulation.
  4. Weight training exercises: Certain exercises which utilize the weight of your body rather than external weight can be performed easily. You can also use lighter weights to help keep muscle tone and strength. A few examples of these exercises are
    • Side leg lifting: Lie on one side and lift one leg up slightly higher than hip height. You can use your forearm for balance in this case. Keep lifting the leg and hold it there for a few seconds and do the same motions a few times for repetitions.
    • Curling and lifting: Sit on a chair with your back straight with 2 to 4 kilo weights in each hand and curl up your hands up to the shoulders. Sit with your legs spread apart but comfortably. Also start the curl with your fore arms at a 90° angle from your elbows.
    • Yoga and meditation: Yoga is possibly one of the most well suited regimens during pregnancy. Pranayama and meditation can definitely help you be more at peace and also manage many of the changes happening in your body in a much better fashion.

It is best to consult with a specialist or a physiotherapist who can give you a step by step guide as to the exercises you can do and the precautions that you need to take while performing them. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Gynaecologist.

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Hey .i am planning for baby nd been 4 months we are trying bt no success. My cycle is 28 days and I use maya application to know about fertile days .please help whats should I do as no success so far frm 4 mnth.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DGO, Dip.Obst.(Ireland), FICOG
IVF Specialist, Delhi
Hey .i am planning for baby nd been 4 months we are trying bt no success. My cycle is 28 days and I use maya applicat...
Hello lybrate-user If your cycle is 28 days, you can try during your ovulation time, that is 14 days prior to next menstruation.
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My friend has pregnant from 1.5 month. And she wants abortion. Then which medicine will take?

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
It is not recommended to take any medicine without doctor advise. You need to visit a gynecologist with a ultrasound report and then she will be able to advise you the best method of abortion suiting your case.
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Can we have sex after c section. how much time to be given to have sex? Please advice.

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General Physician, Pune
C section wounds generally heal within 7-10 days. But pain may linger for a month or two. But sex with all contraceptive precaution is permissible if the pain is not there. Reverse position with woman on top will be safer.
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I am 22 year old female. From past few years this is the first time when I get periods twice a month. Even after second time after 2 days gap, bleeding again started and it is causing pain in whole legs and lower areas. M not able to understand the reason for this. Please help.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I am 22 year old female. From past few years this is the first time when I get periods twice a month. Even after seco...
Hello, This irregular shedding is likely due to progesterone deficiency in teh second half of cycle and hence get your serum progesterone levels done. You may require cyclical progesterone therapy for 3 months.
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Hi I am 34 years female, doing follicular scan without any medicines my 15th day follicle size is 18×13mm is that ok that too only in right ovary. Will I get conceived this time?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT)
Ayurveda, Nashik
Hi I am 34 years female, doing follicular scan without any medicines my 15th day follicle size is 18×13mm is that ok ...
Its good size, do continue scan next day, follicle should ruputured to concieve et should be above 8 mm. Have sexual intercourse today & next 2 days.
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Dear sir/madam, we are also facing same problem. We regularly doing sex thrice a day since last 2 month but still there is no sign of pregnancy. Should I consult to doctor or wait for someone time. And please suggest us tests which we can do.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Dear sir/madam, we are also facing same problem. We regularly doing sex thrice a day since last 2 month but still the...
You need to wait for 1 year for conceiving. Do sexual intercourse during ovulation period which is 8th to 18th day after menses which is fertile period.
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Hello. I and my gf had sex on 7th april. And her periods had ended on 5th. So some people say it was safe time for sex as I feel sperm has entered her vagina. And I am in thought of giving her unwanted 72. But its not possible. Then how should I do? Want to avoid problems at any cost. Please help.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
Gynaecologist, Lucknow
Hello. I and my gf had sex on 7th april. And  her periods had ended on 5th. So some people say it was safe time for s...
Hello it appears to be a safe period if she is having normal 28 days cycle with bleeding for 3-4 days. Now there is no point in giving the pills as 5 days have already passed.
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I was taking dione 35 during a month then I took an ipill one day in between an continued with dione 35. Now I am not getting muy periods its been 7 days.

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General Physician, Delhi
I was taking dione 35 during a month then I took an ipill one day in between an continued with dione 35. Now I am not...
If your 7 days are your normally tablet free days and not getting period. Its better to consult a gynecologist .it might be possible it is because of I pill you had taken. But better to consult to rule out if any abnormality present.
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