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Dr. Tejas Shah is a trusted Endocrinologist in Andheri East, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Tejas Shah personally at Holy Spirit Hospital in Andheri East, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Tejas Shah on Lybrate.com.

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Tell me about brain stroke. Is this related to sugar means diabetic. My mother is suffering from this and admitted in hospital in Feb to March 2016.

BPTh/BPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
Tell me about brain stroke. Is this related to sugar means diabetic. My mother is  suffering from this  and admitted ...
Brain stroke is may cause to diminished circulation to arteries of brain (block of fat embolism) where there is are blocked of circulation, there is less sensation and not function of the body depends side of blockage, Diabetes may cause to decrease the production of insulin, reason my aggravate to person both are different
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Few days my mum. Is suffering from swelling and joints pain we do the rest her hb level is 12.5 gms% ESR IS 34 MM Blood urea is 32 mg/dl Serum creatinine is 0.7 R A FACTOR IS NEGATIVE EQUITY 1: 1 wht shall we do is the report normal. Shall she hv to tk any medicine plzzz suggest us she is already hypothyroidism patient her tsh is 7 she is taking thyronorm 75.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Lucknow
Few days my mum. Is suffering from swelling and joints pain we do the rest her hb level is 12.5 gms%
ESR IS 34 MM
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Dear user, your mom is suffering from seronegatve arthritis, will suggest to take homeopathic medicines after full case taking of your mom. I need more symptoms like when pain and swelling increases and decreases, what's the constitution, height and weight and age, hows thirst of her, whats the position of bowel movement/ stool. Please do a followup with the answers of these queries. I will advice till any medicine, do yoga in morning, drink plenty of water, use fresh fruits and vegetables. And a few minutes of meditation. Thanks.
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What are the steps to follow to prevent the heart attack due to the above causes. I have serum cholesterol 232, how I will control it. SerumLDLc 156 direct homogeneous spectrometer.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
What are the steps to follow to prevent the heart attack due to the above causes. I have serum cholesterol 232, how I...
Causes of heart attack 1. Stress, anxiety 2. Lack of exercise 3. Sedentary life style 4. Obesity (over weight)/hypertension/diabetis/ hyper cholesterolemia 5. Smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption 6. Excess oily, fatty, cholesterol rich diet, junk food 7. Heredity and genetic factor prevention of heart disease 1. Avoid stress, anxiety 2. Go for regular aerobic exercise like running/jogging/swimming/cycling/brisk walk for 1 hour daily exercise 3. Avoid sedentary life style 4. Control obesity (over weight)/hypertension/diabetis 5. Avoid smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption 6. Avoid excess oily, fatty, cholesterol rich diet, junk food 7. Have adequate sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily 8. Do yoga, pranayama, deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 9. Lead a healthy and positive living style.
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66 years male, diabetic for 10 years, feet have burning sensation for the last 7-8 months. This happens every day in the evenings alone. Any permanent cure, please advice.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
It seems to be starting of diabetic neuropathy. Start tab hosit od and consult further. Thanks, Dr surbhi agrawal consultant diabetologist
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I am 37 years old female suffering from hypothyroidism because of that had gained weight so what should I do to loose it. Please suggest.

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
Do consult your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment of this condition. Use home remedies just as an adjunct treatment evening primrose oil is another great ingredient that can help hypothyroid patients. Being high in gamma linoleic acids (clas), primrose oil offers anti-inflammatory benefits and helps increase the levels of thyroid hormones. At the same, it can relieve problems associated with hypothyroidism, such as hair loss and heavy menstrual flow. Exercise doesn? t always have to be gymming or running. Simple acts like climbing stairs or playing with your kids and pets are also some fantastic ways of getting some physical activity. You can walk for the grocery shopping or to the movie theatres. Just be active and don? t sit in one place for a long time. Physical activities not only help reduce weight, but also improve our overall health as well? if you are overweight, then cut down on your weight. A loss in weight is known to significantly lower those nasty dimples from your butt and thighs? improve your cardio routine. Opt for a high interval intensity training rather than walking or running continuously for 45 minutes? stretch regularly for at least 20 minutes a day. You could try chair pose, downward facing dog, the cobra pose, child pose, and tadasana. These are some of the easiest yoga stretching poses? keep your stress away. Stress triggers the formation of cortisol. The higher the levels of cortisol, the lower the ability of your body to burn fat. This in turn worsens your cellulite? drink green tea to pep up metabolism? detoxify yourself internally and externally regularly Diet also 1 cup of warm water with 1 teaspoon each of lime juice and honey and pinch of black pepper have this is an empty stomach twice a day. - increase intake of fruits. Salad and vegetables. - avoid fried and oily foods fatty food likes butter. Purified butter. Whole milk yogurt and chocolates -it is very important to engage daily exercise. Yoga pranayama.
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On 13 jan 2018 my PP blood sugar was 105. From 16th to 20th jan I took ciplox antibiotic 750 mg×2 for d days and 500 mg×2 for one day. I also had two cap terol la 4 mg on 21st and 22nd jan. And from 13 jan to till date I am having olsertain 20 mg once in the morning. Today on 24th jan 2018 my PP blood sugar goes up 138. Kindly help me to find out the reason. I also had 3 urimax .4 mg from 18 to 20 january. Kindly HELP.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Cetificate Course In Thyroid Disorders Management (CCMTD)
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
On 13 jan 2018 my PP blood sugar was 105. From 16th to 20th jan I took ciplox antibiotic 750 mg×2 for d days and 500 ...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Your blood glucose (PP 105 mg & 138 mg) is absolutely normal. There is no reason to worry about it. Thanks.
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Sir/madam me and my wife having a same blood group (B+ve)will be there any problem in future

MBBS
General Physician,
It shouldn't be a problem. The concern to child's health is when Mother is Rh negative and Father is Rh positive
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I had Hypothyroid from 2007. I was in medication of medicine name'Thyronorm', I recovered after medication till 6 months same year. I had my blood test this year in January, the level of TSH was normal but when I got my Blood test report for this month the level of my TSH decreased drastically leading to increase in my T3 and T4. I thought this is my exam stress or depression unknown of the checkup. I feel more of breathlessness, mood swings, hunger, thirst, anxious, body pain and low muscle density of contraction. Can you please confirm what is my health problem, Is it Hyperthyroidism?

MS - ENT,MBBS
ENT Specialist, Kolkata
I had Hypothyroid from 2007. I was in medication of medicine name'Thyronorm', I recovered after medication till 6 mon...
First: medicines are mandatory.  Otherwise you might have weight gain, muscle ache, sleep and anxiety issues as well as reproductive  and cardiac issues later. You need to get an USG neck done  and an FNAC USG guided of thyroid gland. FT3/FT4/TSH  If you have already done these tests Share on Lybrate I can help you better. Any history of alcohol  intake /fatty food /sugary food How much exercise do you get done every day? Ideally you should be doing a good mix of cardio, weights and crossfit  exercises to keep you healthy Together  with a balanced diet with optimum  healthy fat protein and carbs.  Avoid  deep fried fatty food and fast food. No soft drinks /sugary drinks. I am outlining  food you should avoid or restrict in Hypothyroidism. It's important  you maintain  your body weight exercise regularly. Weight gain increases thyroid hormone requirements.  Avoid cruciferous   group of veggies  like cabbage and broccoli. Avoid soya bean in all forms. No soya, nugget, chunk, tofu or milk. Limit their intake: Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, turnips, and bok choy. Cooking the vegetables can reduce the effect that cruciferous vegetables have on the thyroid gland. Limiting your intake to 5 ounces a day appears to have no adverse effect on thyroid function. Decrease gluten  intake from processed  food. Always try whole grain varieties of cereals which is rich in fibres and help improve  bowels (Take your thyroid replacement  medicine several hours before or several hours after food rich in fibres. Otherwise problem  with absorption  of hormone. 20 to 35 gram of fibres daily from all sources. Avoid excessive fatty (deep fried) and sugary food as hypothyroidism  causes your metabolism  to slow down &weight gain. Avoid highly salted food, chips, pickles, sauces as they Contain  large amount of sodium. Hypothyroidism  puts you at risk of high BP and excess sodium in salt aggravates Coffee  in excess. And coffee with thyroid hormone  replacement  can prevent absorption.  Alcohol. It is toxic to thyroid gland and prevents  hormone production and absorption. The problems of hypothyroidism  gets better with medicines, diet and exercise.  You will start  Better as the levels of your hormone normalises.  Initially  you need to do the TSH test every 6 weeks till normal TSH then every 3 months Sometimes due to stress levels, diet sleep habit changes our through gland gers stressed too. During Eltroxin use this us monitored to avoid iatrogenic hyperthyroidism. Kindly share your recent and last TFT report Diet /EXERCISE/Medicines/Sleep/meditation: 5 pillars of health needed to live the healthiest Hope this helps Let me know.  Take care
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My uncle 60 years of age suffering from diabetic ulcer (leg) and it's in advanced stage. We need some experienced surgeon/nurse for daily dressing the wound at home. Please help.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Cetificate Course In Thyroid Disorders Management (CCMTD)
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My uncle 60 years of age suffering from diabetic ulcer (leg) and it's in advanced stage. We need some experienced sur...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. In your info there is no mention of the place where you are staying (town/city). It is best to visit any experienced surgeon or surgical hospital for initial treatment. Bets is to consult a Diabeteic Foot specialist in the aera. Later based on his advice further treatment should be carried out. First and foremost is to achieve a strict blood glucose control, otherwise healing becomes a problem. Plus proper debridment is also needed. Thanks.
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Under Active Thyroid - 5 Causes Behind it

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB, DM - Endocrinology
Endocrinologist, Gurgaon
Under Active Thyroid - 5 Causes Behind it

Do you have an extremely low reading of thyroxine or T4, it means that you are suffering from an under active thyroid disease called hypothyroidism. With this condition, your thyroid glands fail to make sufficient thyroid hormones. The thyroid gland releases hormones, which travel all over your bloodstream and affect all parts of the body. Thyroid controls how the cells of the body use energy from food via the metabolism process, which in turn affects the body’s temperature, heartbeat and burning of calories. Lack of thyroid hormones slows down the body’s functions, reduces your energy and the metabolism is disrupted.

Causes of hypothyroidism
The primary cause of this condition is Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Thyroiditis refers to an inflammation of your thyroid gland. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder in which extra antibodies are produced which destroy the thyroid gland. Viral infections may also lead to thyroiditis.

Other causes of the condition are as follows:

  1. Radiation therapy to the neck region for the treatment of several cancers like lymphoma may damage the cells present in the thyroid gland. Hence, the gland cannot secrete hormones properly.
  2. Radioactive iodine treatment is undertaken by people having an overactive thyroid gland. Radiation destroys the thyroid gland cells and leads to hypothyroidism.
  3. Certain medicines used to treat heart problems, cancer and psychiatric diseases may affect the thyroid gland and lead to hypothyroidism.
  4. Surgeries undertaken for removing the thyroid also lead to hypothyroidism.
  5. Iodine is required by the thyroid gland to produce hormones. A low amount of iodine in your diet and body may lead to hypothyroidism.

Risks factors of hypothyroidism
Usually women, especially older women are more likely to get hypothyroidism than men. The factors which determine if you are at a risk of acquiring the condition are as follows:

  1. Race
  2. Age
  3. Premature graying of hair
  4. Autoimmune disorders like type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, vitiligo, celiac disease, Addison’s disease and many more.
  5. Bipolar disorder
  6. Turner’s syndrome
  7. Down’s syndrome

The symptoms of hypothyroidism are as follows:

  1. Changes in menstrual cycle
  2. Constipation
  3. Hair loss and dry hair
  4. Fatigue and tiredness
  5. A slow heart rate
  6. Depression
  7. An increased sensitivity towards cold
  8. Swelling of the thyroid gland or goiter
  9. Gaining weight unusually or great difficulty in losing weight
  10. Carpal tunnel syndrome

If you observe the symptoms of hypothyroidism, you should consult a doctor who will prescribe several blood tests, such as the thyroid stimulating hormone test and the T4 or thyroxine test. Based on the results, a treatment method is adopted.

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