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Dr. Somai Methalia

Endocrinologist, Mumbai

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I am 62 years old diabetes, my both the legs itching sometime and scratches all over. Please reply.

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I am 62 years old diabetes, my both the legs itching sometime and
scratches all over. Please reply.
Long standing diabetes patients suffer from autonomic neuropathy. Which lead to loss of sweat in foot and lower limb area. Autonomic neuropathy is irreversible. You can apply calamine lotion and moisturiser to foot n leg to avoid drying. Antihistaminics like levocetrizine will take care of itching.
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So explain this Harvard study “A study at Harvard found that women who ate two or more servings of low-fat or non-fat dairy per day, like skim milk or yogurt, had 85% higher risk of infertility than those that ate full-fat dairy products.” Low fat milk process from same research “Let us get rid of one fallacy which is that skim milk is actually milk that has had the cream skimmed off the top. That actually sounds logical but it is not how is done, at least not in this modern world. That process would not remove all the cream so what is done in modern processing is the milk is spun around with centrifuges, eventually completely separating the cream (fat) and milk. It is first clarified, then separated, then pasteurized (or ultra-pasteurized), and then finally homogenized. This over-processing has now removed every healthy vitamin, living enzyme, and natural mineral. Welcome to your now-dead beverage……Skim milk will not support life. So by removing the cream you have essentially turned the milk into something completely useless, especially the pasteurized variety as you have not only removed the healthy fat but you have also as stated removed the living nutrients.” So doctors are recommending one solution for weight gain and letting people to multiple major problems infertility, natural strength.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
So explain this Harvard study
“A study at Harvard found that women who ate two or more servings of low-fat or non-fat...
Just proves that toned and double toned milks and their products are not good for health as they don't contain any vitamins or minerals required for body
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I AM SUFFERING FROM DIABETES LAST SIX YEARS AND USING ENGLISH MEDICINE BUT NOW I M NOT SATISFIED WITH THIS. I WANT TO GO WITH AYURVEDA MEDICINE. please SUGGEST ME.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I AM SUFFERING FROM DIABETES LAST SIX YEARS AND USING ENGLISH MEDICINE BUT NOW I M NOT SATISFIED WITH THIS. I WANT TO...
Mr. lybrate-user, Only appropriate treatment for diabetes is available with modern medical treatment. Other practices at best can be just supportive therapies. Unfortunately a lot of false claims are made about those drugs controlling and even curing diabetes, but without any evidence. In the world there is no other treatment for diabetes than modern medicine. If you still want to try go ahead. Thanks.
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I am a diabetic patient for last 7 years and I am taking allopathic medicine. I am taking corn flakes for my breakfast. Please let me know whether it's good or bad.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am a diabetic patient for last 7 years and I am taking allopathic medicine. I am taking corn flakes for my breakfas...
Lybrate-user, Corn flakes are good for breakfast for a non-diabetic person, as they give a lot of simple carbs. Hence, not suitable for you. May you might think of taking them once a while. Thanks.
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My psychiatrist once given me lorazepam 2 mg in night to reduce anxiety 0-0-1 (heart palpitation etc.) For a month then stop.(Although I am prescribed lithium carbonate 300 mg 1-1-1). After 2 years again I felt heart palpitation. Bt now this time lorazepam not giving results. What to do?

M.PHIL - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, MA - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Psychologist, Delhi
My psychiatrist once given me lorazepam 2 mg in night to reduce anxiety 0-0-1 (heart palpitation etc.) For a month th...
Dear, psychiatric medications are not meant to get dependent on them. You may have got relief the first time in a month period and that is a good sign that your body had ability to recover fast. May be your anxiety was not complicated by factors which may be present now. This time if your anxiety is not getting controlled, its better either you visit another doctor or simply ask him to change medicines. If he doesn't do that, then its better you should try Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) this time. It is a form of psychotherapy and targets symptoms of anxiety very well. There are several techniques in this form of therapy and step by step, in a short period of time, you may easily regulate your symptoms. That means, CBT is a form of therapy which makes you the master of your symptoms, rather than medicines. Medicinal treatment assumes that all symptoms of anxiety (or any other disorder) are due to changes in brain chemistry but ignores several other psychological factors which can be dealt only with psychotherapy. Your psychiatrist has put you on medical treatment which is generally the first line treatment for any patient but good psychiatrists always ask to get psychotherapy too. Relapse of symptoms that has happened with you may be dealt better with CBT rather than medicines. This time you MUST consider taking CBT from a good psychotherapist. Psychotherapists are Clinical Psychologists who are trained to provide different forms of psychotherapy. As I can read here, you are able to realize that your palpitations are triggered by stress or other things. This awareness is sufficient to work on cognitive and behavioral aspects of your anxiety. If anxiety gets controlled by medicines, its good, but it is always recommended to take CBT.
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He is very fat any diabetic. How to prevent the diabetic and burn his cholesterol without effecting his present body.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
He is very fat any diabetic. How to prevent the diabetic and burn his cholesterol without effecting his present body.
1. Do regular exercise 2. Reduce weight 3. Control diet, restricted salt intake 4. Patient should take a) high protein, low carbohydrate diet, b) should take 6-7 small meals rather than 3 big meals, c) avoid sweets, sugar, fried food, fast food like pizza/burger/cookies, d) maida biscuits. Oily, fatty, excess calorie, saturated fat and cholesterol rich diet, e) take high fiber diet like whole grain rice, multigrain chapati/bread, green leafy vegetables/fruits 5. Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting dietitian 6. Monitor your fasting, pp blood sugar 3 monthly and hba1c six monthly 7. Consult diabetologist/physician for advice and treatment
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I m suffering from thyroid from two years. I m putting on my weight, what should I do.

fellowship in diabetes, Professional Training in Mind Body Medicine, MS, MBBS
Bariatrician, Ahmedabad
I m suffering from thyroid from two years. I m putting on my weight, what should I do.
It is always challenging to lose weight with thyroid disorder. Most people who are fat are made to feel that it is because you lack will power, you are lethargic and a weak person. But that is definitely not true. It is your your hormones which have made you fat and keeping you fat. Unless we make correct diagnosis and and create a diet and lifestyle plan to correct that hormonal abnormalities you will not be able to lose weight for long term. Most diet fails because they are low calorie and low fat. Instead of correcting metabolism, they make you feel low energy or makes you feel excessively hungry. To achieve weightloss - think long term. Weight loss achieved over short term, always comes back. There is a general approach and a specific approach as per individual patients metabolic profile. Try this general approach (see below) for 4 weeks. If this works then continue. If this is not enough then revert for further assessment and customised approach. With customised lifestyle modification approaches, people over 100-150 kg are also losing weight for long term. 1. Do not eat anything sugary or sweet. Zero sweetness in diet. 2. Eat plenty of salad in lunch and dinner along with other foods. 3. Do not drink any liquid calorie like cola or fruit juices. 4. Go for brisk walks or jogging for 45 minutes every day. Best wishes.
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I have high sugar more then 240+ while going to bath room for urine there is heavy smile coming what is cause may urine infarction, sir please adive what to do your Early reply aspects/suggestions. taking you.

Dip.Diab, Fellowship Diabetology (Gold Medallist), MBBS
Diabetologist, Thane
I have high sugar more then 240+ while going to bath room for urine there is heavy smile coming what is cause may uri...
High blood sugar makes you prone to infection. Unless you control it, infection will recur. Check urine routine to confirm. Check fasting and pp blood sugar. Change meds if needed.
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I am 61 year old male suffering from diabetes and poor penis erection I can't do sex due to no erection in penis. So please suggest me medicine.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist,
I am 61 year old male suffering from diabetes and poor penis erection I can't do sex due to no erection in penis. So ...
Penis gets erect due to good blood flow which goes there at arousal. In diabetics there is also a disturbance in the micro circulation due to the excess sugar and lipids. So such problems do arise. Best way to beat it would be to keep: - good control of sugar with diet and medicines - having a balanced diet - regular check ups of diabetes and sugar status from good md physician or diabetologist. When you visit the diabetologist, you may confide in him your sexual problems, doctor will prescribe some medicines to tide over the crisis also it would be best to keep your weight in check, and maintain it by regular exercises which will improve circulation and hence sex.
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My wife have hypothyroidism and taking thyroxine 25 mg per day. Is there any treatment or medicine who can cure this disease?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My wife have hypothyroidism and taking thyroxine 25 mg per day. Is there any treatment or medicine who can cure this ...
Take diet for hypothyroidism:- high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Take Some Relax during work. Take treatment for hypothyroidism :- tab. THYROXINE is used in hypothyroidism. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Do Tests thyroid profile every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor regular on time. pl. give me details of reports. i can help more.
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I am obese, height is 5'6" weight 117 kg. I wanna lose weight but not able to go to the gym because of my night shifts. I have thyroid and excess quantity of insulin in my blood. Please suggest how can I lose weight.

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
I am obese, height is 5'6" weight 117 kg. I wanna lose weight but not able to go to the gym because of my night shift...
A) Take 30 ml of aloe vera juice along with 30 ml of honey and 30 ml of lukewarm water, at night before sleep. B) take 10 ml of fresh lemon juice and 10ml of ginger juice before meals. C) eat 10 gm of black cumin seeds along with 30 ml of lukewarm water after meals. D) take 2-2 tablets of sutshekhar rasa and aarogyawardhini vati after meals…do all these things for 30 days…it gives you good result. Consult to me for further suggestions…. THANKS…
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My FBS is 130 Where it lower down to 90 by evening. I am diabetic since 1 year, but I am controlling by disease through diet and exercise. Please tell me what can I do to lower down my FBS up to 80.

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
My FBS is 130 Where it lower down to 90 by evening. I am diabetic since 1 year, but I am controlling by disease throu...
You can limit quantity of food at dinner. This will bring down fasting to some extent. You are taking galvus if yes you can take galvus (50) before dinner as well. Vildagliptin in monotherapy won't precipitate hypoglycemia. At your age hba1c target should be 6.5.
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Diseases Related to Diabetes

MD - General Medicine, DTM & H
Internal Medicine Specialist, Motihari
Diseases Related to Diabetes

Diabetes is an acute ailment that can badly affect your heart, eyes, nerves, kidneys and feet. Therefore, it is important to understand how these organs and components are connected and how diabetes affects them. This will help you to follow your treatment procedure more thoroughly and improve your health condition more effectively.

Beginning of Health Ailments from Diabetes-

When diabetes in a person is not properly regulated and maintained, the blood-sugar levels rise up and this syndrome is called 'hyperglycaemia' or high blood sugar. The way sugar particles stick to each other when they are left uncovered for some time, blood vessels within human body also get stuck with sugar in the blood and make it difficult for blood circulation. Over time, this causes a severe damage to blood vessels connected to kidneys, heart, lungs, eyes and nerves.

Diabetes affecting all the major parts of the body-

Having uncontrolled blood sugar for a prolonged period of time can damage the tiny vessels around the eye causing vision troubles and eventual blindness. High levels of blood sugar in the blood vessels that supplies oxygen to the brain, and heart can develop a fat deposit around them leading to stroke and heart attack. Nerves in the human body serve the function of messengers that carry impulses from different body parts to the brain and vice versa. Having high blood sugar levels can damage blood vessels that carry oxygen and blood to all parts of the body. With the passage of time, nerves can get choked, and they may stop sending pain impulses to the brain.

Diabetes or high blood sugar levels can be detrimental for your feet as well. It mostly harms feet in two possible ways- firstly, it can damage the nerves and their functionality which, in turn would stand in the way of feeling pain as well as other problems occurring in your feet.

Secondly, diabetes leads to poor blood circulation, which makes it nearly impossible for sores and infection around the feet to heal. Once the healing process stops, it can even pave the way for amputation.

Lastly, diabetes is equally detrimental for kidneys, which are the filters of the human body. Kidneys are filled with miniature blood vessels, and high blood sugar can lead to clogged vessels, which disturb blood circulation. Once the kidney does not get ample oxygen and blood, lesser amounts of fluids are taken off the body that may subsequently lead to kidney failure.

Therefore, it is time to build awareness and lead a healthier lifestyle to keep diabetes under control, and a good physician will be able to guide you better on this. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an endocrinologist.

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Diabetes common signs

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Diabetes common signs
Frequent urination.
Excessive thirst.
Increased hunger.
Weight loss.
Tiredness.
Lack of interest and concentration.
A tingling sensation or numbness in the hands or feet.
Blurred vision.

Please advise whether the following food items are suggested for diabetics 1.Peanuts 2.Beet root 3.safe Elaichi banana fruit 4.Carrot.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Please advise whether the following food items are suggested for diabetics
1.Peanuts
2.Beet root 3.safe Elaichi banan...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. There is really no food item or fruit is actually banned for a diabetic person. But certain foods which have a high glycemic index, meaning they convert to sugar (glucose) rapidly in the gut, are to be avoided. Plus it is always good to consume complex carbs as those take long time to get digested to glucose, hence cause a slow increase in the blood glucose levels. Peanuts are good enough about 30 g plus can be taken per day. Good in protein and fats. Beet Root is comparatively sugar rich root vegetable. Should be taken sparingly. Small banana once a while may be fine. But it is converted to glucose very rapidly, hence better to be avoided. Carrot about 50 to 100 g a day may be fine. Not more. Thanks.
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Hello. I am 24 years young and am suffering from diabetes from 2 year. Does amla juice gud to consume to decrease sugar level. If it is gud hw often n wen to drink I n a day.

BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Hello. I am 24 years young and am suffering from diabetes from 2 year. Does amla juice gud to consume to decrease sug...
Hello, It is a healthy drink and you can continue take it everyday. Loaded with antioxidant you can add bottle gourd juice to a name your blood sugar levels.
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Having 2 doses in the morning as Breakfast and at 2 Dinner time will it increases the diabetes level, as I have heard that eating dosa is equal to eating rice.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra for piles,pilonidal sinus and fistula management , Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate in Diabetes update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Having 2 doses in the morning as Breakfast and at 2 Dinner time will it increases the diabetes level, as I have heard...
The does must be cleared by your managing Dr. Indian dosa/dal rice is great balanced diet reduces glycemic index of rice. So relax. Choose rasayan after detox n exercise mode to reverse dm
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My daughter is getting head sweat, when checked her vitamin d it is deficient also she is getting hair loss in patches on her head. Her vitamin d level is 15.5 but should be 30 to 100. And her T3 is 1.76 and T4 is 7.15. And TSH is 1.39. So is this hair loss because of heat sweat and vitamin d deficiency?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My daughter is getting head sweat, when checked her vitamin d it is deficient also she is getting hair loss in patche...
Hair loss is not due to vitamind low levels or increase in sweat but it seems to be due to fungal infection of the hair follicles as baldness is in patches.
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My husband aged 32 suffering from diabetes since 4 year's currently his b4 fasting is 300 and after fasting 534. Pls hlp how to control his blood sugar levels.

PG Dip (Dietetics n Applied nutrition), Msc.in Nutrition n dietetics, Post graduate Certificate (Diabetes Education)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Jamnagar
My husband aged 32 suffering from diabetes since 4 year's currently his b4 fasting is 300 and after fasting 534. Pls ...
Hello! convince your husband to take small meals in every 3-4 hr. Regular interval. Avoid sweet n sugar also honey n jaggery, fried foods, ready to eat foods, preserved foods n simple carb like maida. Take whole grain cereals in limitation, lot of veggies, 150-200gm fruit (not juice). Don't skip breakfast n take a small portion of milk or product or any whole grain cereal before bed time. Do 30 min of exercise a day. Consult a dietician for diet plan.
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