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Dr. Somai Methalia

Endocrinologist, Mumbai

700 at clinic
Dr. Somai Methalia Endocrinologist, Mumbai
700 at clinic
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Somai Methalia is a popular Endocrinologist in Dadar East, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Somai Methalia personally at Mehtalia Clinic in Dadar East, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Somai Methalia on Lybrate.com.

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MY NAME IS S. priyadharshini SENTHIL I HAVE THYROID GLAND PROBLEM FROM MY BIRTH WHICH HYPOTHYROIDISM AND ALSO MY BODY appearance AND WEIGHT GETTING RAISE FOR THAT WHAT I NEED TO DO DOCTOR AND ALSO I TAKING eltroxin 100mg TABLET FROM BIRTH I STOPPED THAT TABLET FOR 10 DAYS RESULT IS I FELT FEVER TO ME TO STOP THAT TABLET FROM MY LIFETIME WHAT I NEED TO DO PLS HLP ME.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
MY NAME IS S. priyadharshini SENTHIL I HAVE THYROID GLAND PROBLEM FROM MY BIRTH WHICH HYPOTHYROIDISM AND ALSO MY BODY...
Lybrate-user, if you have hypothyroidism since birth, (congental) then the only treatment is to take thyroxine tablets in prescribed dosage for life time. If you stop, then it will affect very adversely and lead to multiple problems. So please keep taking that medicine with out stopping. If stop then serious metabolic complications occur.
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My father is suffering from Diabetes and he is taking herbal medicines from long time so I want to ask this medicines are good for health?

CCMTD, CCEBDM, C.Diabetology, American Diabetes Association, DOMS, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
My father is suffering from Diabetes and he is taking herbal medicines from long time so I want to ask this medicines...
There are no scientific data and research on safty of such medicines. It can damage the important organ like heart kidney liver in silent way.
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Iam 27 yrs old, suffering from infertility problems like pcos, unicornute uterus. Wat are my chances of getting pregnant?

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Effective treatments are available for PCOS that increases your chances substantially. Unicornuate uterus if linked to single tube and ovary may reduce the risks but it is still possible
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How to treat thyriod.?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
How to treat thyriod.?
IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- where there is deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving thyroxine tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Go for walk, Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. 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 oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Do Tests every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor on time.
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I'm a 21 yr old man. Do diabetic patients sense heart attack?

MD - Diabetology, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MBBS
Endocrinologist,
" silent attacks" are more common in diabetics. But many diabetics do sense heart attacks. But beware. The classical symptoms may either be absent or altered.
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Hi I am about to plan for a baby and I have thyroid since I got married fr 2 years now. My age is27. Will there be any problem due to thyroid?

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
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I am about to plan for a baby and I have thyroid since I got married fr 2 years now. My age is27. Will there be an...
If your thyroid is controlled then there is not problem, just keep a check on your thyroid regularly.
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5 Ways To Beat Diabetes

PGDCC (Cardiology ), CCEBDM (Diabetes), CCGDM (Gestational Diabetes), CCMTD (Thyroid), MBBS
Cardiologist, Udaipur
5 Ways To Beat Diabetes

India has the largest number of diabetics in the world. Around 6.2 crore people in India suffer from diabetes. Many patients with diabetes in India are still undiagnosed. More than 95% of these patients have type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes results from the body's ineffective use of insulin. It is usually diagnosed in the age group of 35-45. It can be prevented by healthy diet and exercise.

The patients who are diagnosed with diabetes and even those who do not have the disease can benefit by following these 5 effective ways to beat diabetes.

1. Make healthy food choices

Taking care of your diet is one of an essential components to manage and prevent diabetes.

-switch to oils with a high volume of monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats like olive oil, canola oil, soybean oil or rice bran oil. Limit intake to one tablespoon a day.

-restrict intake of foods that have a high glycemic index like white bread, white rice, fatty foods, and soda.

-consume foods with a low glycemic index like multigrain aata, whole grains, daals, most fruits, non-starchy vegetables and carrots.

-limit consumption of fast food. Studies show that young adults who ate fast food more than twice a week developed insulin resistance (a diabetes risk factor) at twice the rate of people who weren't fast food junkies.

2. Watch your weight

Losing weight can help to regulate blood sugar levels.

-if you have type 2 diabetes, losing just 4-6 kgs can lower your glucose levels.

-the way fat is distributed in the body can also impact diabetes risk and management.

-people who have abdominal adiposity (fat around the belly) are more prone to type 2 diabetes than those with fat mostly in the thighs, hips, and buttocks.

3. Exercise regularly

Regular exercise can lower blood glucose and possibly reduce the amount of medication you need to treat diabetes, or even eliminate the need for medication.

-get your doctor's approval before starting an exercise program.

-even if you do not lose any weight, exercise can help keep type 2 diabetes under control.

-start slowly with a low-impact exercise such as walking, swimming or jogging.

-exercise, at least, three times a week for about 30 to 45 minutes.

-warm up for 5 minutes before starting to exercise and cool down for 5 minutes after exercise.

-always carry a source of carbohydrate with you so you'll be ready to treat low blood glucose.

4. Manage stress better

Stress can make blood sugar levels harder to control.

-engage in any relaxation technique to ward off stress.

-the best techniques include yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercises.

-you may join a yoga club nearby or else take out 10-15 minutes every day to sit quietly with yourself and practice meditation.

5. Go for regular health check-ups

Diabetes requires lifelong commitment towards following a healthy lifestyle, taking medicines on time and getting regular checkups to detect any complications.

-check your blood sugar levels at home at least once a week.

-get your hba1c levels checked at least twice a year. 

-in addition, make sure that your eyes, kidneys, heart, and skin are in optimal health.

-visit an eye specialist once a year to detect any signs of eye damage (diabetic retinopathy).

-get your kidney function tests done at least 2 times a year.

-inspect your feet regularly for any signs of numbness, pain or growth that may lead to ulceration and complications.

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Iam 39 y old I am suffering with diabetic pls advice tome how to control itWith thanksKrishna moorthy.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Iam 39 y old I am suffering with diabetic pls advice tome how to control itWith thanksKrishna moorthy.
Mr. Lybrate-user, to keep diabetes in check first and foremost is to take appropriate drugs as prescribed by your doctor. Secondly regular daily exercise of more than 1 hour is essential. Plus restricted diet that gives exact calories based on ideal body weight, blood sugar levels and extent of daily exercise. Avoid eating sweets, direct sugar or gur, deep fried foods, junk foods and pastries. Consume more of green leafy vegetables, salads and permitted fruits. Refrain from alcohol and smoking.
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My wife is a patient of thyroid, now she is taking tablet of thymin 50 gm. Please tel how we cure she.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
My wife is a patient of thyroid, now she is taking tablet of thymin 50 gm. Please tel how we cure she.
Hi, please mention your symptoms and thyroid hormone levels so that proper medication and suggestion can be given to you.Thanks.
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I am suffering from thyroid problem. what should i do to overcome from this problem?

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
You need to tell me whether it is hypo or hyperthyroidism. The treatment will depend on that. Also send me your latest thyroid report & the medications you are taking.
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She has conceived last time and had miscarriage after 2 months. Later when tested she had thyroid stimulating hormone. After treatment now she is okay, and taking tablets continuously. After receiving advice, we tried once, and after the normal cycle after 2 days she got her periods. Kindly advise.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
She has conceived last time and had miscarriage after 2 months. Later when tested she had thyroid stimulating hormone...
Hi Mr. Lybrate-user, first evaluation of cause for abortion is necessary. Please get tsh done, 3 hour glucose tolerance test, lupus anticoagulant, apla please start with folic acid. After reports we will discuss about how to plan further.
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How to reduce risk of diabetes ?

CCEDM(DIABETES), MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician,
How to reduce risk of diabetes ?
Following are the tips to prevent onset/or control diabetes 1-Losing Extra Weight:-The most significant thing which can make a big difference to your health is to lose your extra weight. This will not only lower your blood pressure but also helps lowering your cholesterol too. For woman: waist of 80 cm or more & for man: waist of 90 cm or more are at risk 2- Constant and regular food timings :-the timings at which you have your meals should be set fixed and at regular intervals each day. This will considerably improve your metabolic activity and helps reducing your weight. 3- Split your meals and eating in moderate amount:-Splitting your meals into 3-4 times per day (including snacks)and eating in fair and consistent amount , improves your metabolic rate as the food u take is not concentrated at one time. 4- No long Gaps and skipping of meals:-There should be no long gaps between meals. Never miss out breakfast. 5- No overeating:-Never eat in a bulk on one time .Try to have moderate amount of food each time u eat. It will help maintain your blood sugar at a healthy level and won’t let it to fluctuate. Remember to eat your food slowly, chew well. 6- Proper Exercise and work outs:-Exercise is very important and a fast way to trim down calories, extra weight and controlling glucose level. Brisk walking for 30 min. atleast five times a week is the best and easiest way of exercising. You can also try Cycling, swimming, dancing. Timings for exercise should be fixed and regular. Avoid heavy exercise. Do not eat right away after a workout . 7-constant and regular timings for medication 8-Avoid fried foods and meat: Limit fats and sweets. Rather choose a variety of foods including whole grains, fresh vegetables, salads, fruits, low fat dairy products. 9- Take high-fibre and complex carbohydrates:-like oats as they are easily broken down to basic sugars. Add whole grain foods in your diet. Avoid carbohydrates like white bread, pasta, pizza , candies, and snacks .Instead include high-fiber carbohydrates like wheat bran, flaxseed and methi seeds to your wheat flour. This will increase fibre in your diet. 10-Drink enough fluids:-Keep your body well hydrated. Drink a lot of water that will help flush the toxins off your system. 11.Fresh vegetables and fruits:- gives essential benefits as these contain a lot of vital minerals as well as nutrients .Include sprouts in the diet as they are easily digestible and a rich source of nutrients. 12- Avoid excess salt:-in form of pickles/papads etc. 1 tsp(5 gm)is sufficient for a healthy hypertensive individual. 13-Avoid alcohol consumption:-Alcohols such as beer and wine contains large amount of calories. choose sugar-free drink. 14- dairy products :-Dairy products are high on fat content such as cheese, curd, milk etc. So instead consume skimmed milk products , low fat cheese, yogurt (curd) etc. Do not have more than two cups of tea or coffee every day. Try green tea instead.
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What are the symptoms of diabetes and how would be know that I am suffer from diabetes.

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh
What are the symptoms of diabetes and how would be know that I am suffer from diabetes.
Be particular about food choices & timings. Follow the proper do's and don't of diabetes avoid all refined foods from your diet such as maida, pasta. Avoid high starchy foods such as rice, potato & colocasia. Include more fiber, pulses & green leafy vegetables in your diet. Avoid sweetend fruits such as banana, mango, litchi, chickoo, grapes from your diet.
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Dear Dr. my sugar level iat fp is 140 and at pp 190 at present iam taking glored forte 500 mg before break fat and after break fast vobit. 2 mg the same I continue for supper also. Is it ok.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear Dr. my sugar level iat fp is 140 and at pp 190 at present iam taking glored forte 500 mg before break fat and af...
We need to control sugar levels with medication exercise and following a diabetic diet and you can continue your present medication
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Dear sir, I am diabetic for last 3 month my sugar is not in control now 359 pmg how to control please suggest me.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and a doctor who will help you in your diabetes problem. You need to provide me your daily food intake details. There are many lifestyle and dietary guidelines that can be followed: take high fiber prescribed diet. Maintain a healthy body weight eat a balanced diet as prescribed by a registered dietitian, I being a registered dietitian and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their diabetes problem. I will also prescribe medicines that will speed up the time to achieve your weight management goals. Do reply back for private consultation.
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I am having diabetes.Please do help me.

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda,
Bitter gourd, also known as bitter melon, can be helpful for controlling diabetes due to its blood glucose lowering effects. It tends to influence the glucose metabolism all over your body rather than a particular organ or tissue. It helps increase pancreatic insulin secretion and prevents insulin resistance. Thus, bitter gourd is beneficial for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. However, it cannot be used to entirely replace insulin treatment? drink some bitter gourd juice on an empty stomach each morning. First remove the seeds of two to three bitter gourds and use a juicer to extract the juice. Add some water and then drink it. Follow this treatment daily in the morning for at least two months? also, you can include one dish made of bitter gourd daily in your diet. Any queries inform me.
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In recent sonography report I found to have cysts in ovaries about 2-5mms in diameter and my tsh level is also increased can it be cured?

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
In recent sonography report I found to have cysts in ovaries about 2-5mms in diameter and my tsh level is also increa...
You should consult physician for tsh and start medicine for that. Most of the ovarian cysts are functional and resolve by itself, and only few cysts require management by medicines. So consult gyne for proper diagnosis and management.
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What is the symptoms of diabetes?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician,
What is the symptoms of diabetes?
Individuals can experience different signs and symptoms of diabetes, and sometimes there may be no signs. Some of the signs commonly experienced include: Frequent urination Excessive thirst Increased hunger-even though you are eating Weight loss - even though you are eating more Tiredness Lack of interest and concentration A tingling sensation or numbness or persistant pain in the hands or feet Blurred vision Frequent infections Slow-healing wounds Vomiting and stomach pain (often mistaken as the flu) Extreme fatigue
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I'm 22 and having thyroid problem. I am really good at sports, eat well (no junk), and work out daily but I am unable to reduce my weight. Please help.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition (Delhi University)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Panipat
I'm 22 and having thyroid problem. I am really good at sports, eat well (no junk), and work out daily but I am unable...
Dear, it take time to reduce weight but it will be reduced for sure. Start following these tips eat small & frequent meals, it should not be only 3 meals per day avoid fried foods, rice & paranthas take more of green tea instead of normal avoid sweetened drinks auch cold drinks, glucose, shakes, coffee and all. Always carry some healthy food options in your working hours drink lukewarm water before & after meals do walk for at least 45 minutes everyday.
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My age is 58 gender is male I am suffering form diabetic past 15 years I am taking medicine morning gluconorm-g2 afternoon vogs-m3 yesterday I tested iits showing 250 but what precaution I want take to reduce please give suggestion.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My age is 58 gender is male I am suffering form diabetic past 15 years I am taking medicine morning gluconorm-g2 afte...
To guide you I would need a few more details, like your weight, height, waist circumference, amount of exercise per day and fasting and pp blood sugar levels and hba1c%. Based on these details I can guide. Presently looking at your details it appears that medication may not adequate or food intake may have to be adjusted. Tab vogs 0.3 should be taken with each food that is taken, 0.3 mg three times a day, with first bite of food. I await your info.
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