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Hi, Yesterday I had BP hike and I go for the test and all that and reports shows control so please suggest me what should I do in future.

Dr. Pawan Kumar Gupta 90% (3127 ratings)
M.D. HERBAL
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Dehradun
Hi, Yesterday I had BP hike and I go for the test and all that and reports shows control so please suggest me what sh...
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6 Simple Ways To Lose Belly Fat!

Dt. Archana Shrivastava 90% (73 ratings)
MSC (Dietetics & Food Services Management, Post Graduate Diploma in Dietatics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Moradabad
6 Simple Ways To Lose Belly Fat!

Belly fat may not be a severe medical problem in most individuals. However, it looks aesthetically displeasing and can affect long term heath if not controlled at the right time. However one must keep in mind that dieting and exercising go hand in hand. One cannot rely only on one of them to reduce belly fat. Mentioned below are a few ways to remove belly fat.

1. Avoid sugar: Sugar and other sweetened products must be avoided. Excessive intake of sugar floods the liver with fructose which is then turned to fat. This leads to insulin resistance and metabolic problems. Eliminate sugary drinks and try unsweetened beverages like tea or coffee. However, caffeine, too, must be taken in moderate amounts.

2. Eat protein: Protein is considered to be the most important macronutrient when it comes to losing weight. Most of the calories in protein are digested. It is the single most effective change in terms of calorie intake since it reduces your craving by 60% and boosts your metabolism.

3. Limit your intake of carbohydrates: Cutting carbohydrates from your diet reduces your appetite and therefore belly fat. Consuming only 50 grams of carbohydrates per day assists in losing weight fast.

4. Other dietary changes: Eat foods that are rich in fiber and do not skip meals. If you starve yourself for long periods of time, the body conserves fat by breaking down muscle tissue. This is called catabolic state. Eating in small amounts every two hours is also helpful for those looking to trim their belly fat. This helps to avoid overeating and keeps your metabolism up the entire day by processing food throughout the day.

5. Track your calorie intake: It is very important to keep track of the amount of calories you consume so as to make the necessary changes in your dietary plans. You can keep track of it in a food journal or on diet related websites.

6. Exercise: Regular exercising is of utmost importance while trying to lose belly fat. Aerobic exercises, crunches (side, reverse or twist crunches), cycling, lunge twist, rolling plank exercises, captain's chair, the stomach vacuum etc. help in reducing belly fat. Other exercises such as running, jogging, cycling, walking and swimming also help in reducing weight.

 

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I remain low bp 110/60 almost low bp always what is the best way to stable my bp. please tell me the best med and advice.

Dr. Sunaina Rohatgi 90% (25 ratings)
MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
General Physician, Delhi
You should have coffee two to three times in a day. Also take care of food habits -take nutritious food in time at home ,no food from market. Have milk daily and its product like curd and cheese. Take fruits and vegetables daily.
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Hii, I am Mitali, I am 28 years old. My weight is 73 kg, height 163 cm. Am I overweight?

Dt. Archana Shrivastava 90% (73 ratings)
MSC (Dietetics & Food Services Management, Post Graduate Diploma in Dietatics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Moradabad
Hii, I am Mitali, I am 28 years old. My weight is 73 kg, height 163 cm. Am I overweight?
Take 2/ 3 glass of warm water in the morning 2.Eat more fruits and green vegetables 3.No fried/ spicy/ junk/ processed/ fast food, no maida products .4No tea/ coffee/ cold drinks 5.Daily morning walk for 30 mts 6.Fiber Foods that are high inSoluble fiber- and insoluble fiber include whole grains, fruits, and vegetables.
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Myths - What Homoeopathy Is Not?

Dr. Shreyance Parakh 91% (140 ratings)
MD (Hom) Medicine, BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS)), CCAH, MCAH
Homeopath, Indore
Myths - What Homoeopathy Is Not?

Myth 1: Homeopathy is unproven science.
Fact: Homoeopathy (sometimes also spelled homeopathy) is based on experimental pharmacological and clinical data. Over the years, homeopathic medicines have been extensively studied for their efficacy in a variety of indications. Clinical studies have been conducted in India as well as other countries. In fact, the term 'Allopathy' was coined by the founder of homeopathy whom the allopaths regard as the founder of experimental pharmacology.

Myth 2: Homoeopathic medicines are only sugar pills which act more as placebos and have no medicinal value as such.
Fact: Yes, the white sugar pills, as such do not have any medicinal value. But these act as vehicles or carriers for the medicines, which are alcohol based. Otherwise, the medicine can be taken directly or dissolved in water. Homeopathic medicines have been scientifically studied the world over and found to be effective in a wide range of diseases. Thus they are not placebos. 

Myth 3: Homoeopathy is slow acting and cannot be used in acute cases of diarrhea, fever, cough, cold, etc. 
Fact: Homoeopathy is fast acting in acute cases and can be effectively used in treating infections, fever, cold etc. Unfortunately, people tend to go to a homeopath only when the acute problem becomes chronic. Naturally, these cases take longer to treat. Also, most people take recourse in homeopathy in cases of arthritis, allergic asthma or skin conditions etc., which take a longer time to treat with any other system of medicines. 

Myth 4: Homoeopathy is a 'magic remedy' that can treat any disorder.
Fact: Homoeopathy, like any other field of medicine, has its limitations. For example, it cannot treat cases where surgery is unavoidable, dental cases, etc. 

Myth 5: Homoeopathic doctors are quacks who do not have formal training in the field of medicine.
Fact: Qualified doctors practice Homoeopathy, in most parts of the world. In India, there are over 180 medical colleges, which offer degree and post-graduate studies in Homoeopathy. At present, there are over 2, 00,000 trained homeopaths in the country.

Myth 6: One has to follow strict dietary restrictions while on homeopathic treatment.
Fact: Some patients are asked to abstain from onions, garlic, coffee, tea, alcohol etc. as these substances interfere with the action of certain homeopathic medicines. But then, restricting alcohol and tobacco is also safe and healthy.

Myth 7: Homoeopathy is only useful in chronic cases.
Fact: Very often it is - where everything else has failed! But the true reason for this perception is because people turn to homeopathy so late when everything else has failed! After years of allopathic treatment often an illness becomes chronic. The treatment will now naturally take longer than in case of using homeopathy right from the beginning. 

Myth 8: Homoeopathy cannot be used in diabetic patients.
Fact: It can! The minute amount of sugar globuli (the little round pills) taken daily does not matter. Sugar intake in the daily diet is significantly higher than that taken by a few globuli. In very severe cases, the dilution may be taken as drops in water or over lactose. 

Myth 9: The homeopath gives the same white pills for all types of illness. How can they be really effective?
Fact: Depending on the illness, homeopaths medicate with different medicines. The sugar pills serve only as a vehicle for transfer of the medicine. The selected medicine, out of a range of more than 1200 different dilutions, is targeted to the individual problems. 

Myth 10: Are there really no side effects of homeopathic medicine?
Fact: Generally there are no side effects of homeopathic medicine if prescribed in potencies of 3CH and above. However, some tinctures and triturates in very low potencies like 1x, 2x have some side effects of minor nature. 

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Anemia Mukt Bharat!

Dt. Mitali Gupta 88% (64 ratings)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Jammu
Anemia Mukt Bharat!

This year's pledge on dietetics day is anemia mukt bharat. Spread this msg to all

Anemia happens when your body doesn't have enough red blood cells. The condition is mainly caused by blood loss, the destruction of red blood cells, or your body's inability to create enough red blood cells.

There are many types of anemia. The most common type is iron deficiency anemia. Red blood cells contain a protein called hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is full of iron. Without sufficient iron, your body can't make the hemoglobin it needs to create enough red blood cells to deliver oxygen-rich blood throughout your body.

A lack of folate and vitamin b-12 may also impact your body's ability to made red blood cells. If your body can't process b-12 properly, you may develop pernicious anemia. A diet that is rich in iron and b vitamins like the plan below is important if you are anemic. Be sure to talk to your doctor about supplements as well.

Anemia treatment plans often include dietary changes. The best diet plan for anemia includes foods rich in iron and other vitamins essential to hemoglobin and red blood cell production. It should also include foods that help your body absorb iron better.

There are two types of iron in foods: heme iron and nonheme iron. Heme iron is found in meat, poultry, and seafood. Nonheme iron is found in plant foods and foods fortified with iron. Your body can absorb both types, of iron.

Although anemia treatment plans are individualized, most require 150 to 200 milligrams of iron daily. It's hard to get these levels through diet alone. You may also need to take prescription iron or an over-the-counter iron supplement until your levels are replenished.

Add these foods to your diet to get more iron and help fight iron deficiency anemia:

1. Leafy greens


Leafy greens, especially dark ones, are among the best sources of nonheme iron. They include:

  1. Spinach
  2. Kale
  3. Collard greens
  4. Dandelion greens
  5. Swiss chard

Some leafy greens such as Swiss chard and collard greens also contain folate. A diet low in folate may cause folate-deficiency anemia. Citrus fruits, beans, and whole grains are good sources of folate.

When eating dark, leafy greens for iron, there's a catch. Some greens that are high in iron, such as spinach and kale, are also high in oxalates. Oxalates are compounds that prevent the absorption of nonheme iron. So, while it's beneficial to eat your greens as part of an overall anemia diet, don't depend on them solely to treat the condition.

Vitamin c helps your stomach absorb iron. Eating leafy greens with foods that contain vitamin c such as oranges, red peppers, and strawberries may increase iron absorption. Some greens are good sources of both iron and vitamin c.

2. Meat and poultry

All meat and poultry contain heme iron. Red meat, lamb, and venison are the best sources. Poultry and chicken have lower amounts. Eating meat or poultry with nonheme iron foods, such as leafy greens, can increase iron absorption.

3. Liver

Many people shy away from organ meats, but they're a great source of iron. Liver is arguably the most popular organ meat. It's rich in iron and folate. 

4. Seafood

Some seafood provides heme iron. Shellfish such as oysters, clams, and shrimp are good sources. Most fish contain iron. Fish high in iron include:

  • Sardines, canned in oil
  • Canned or fresh tuna
  • Fresh salmon


Although both fresh and canned salmon are good sources of iron, canned salmon is high in calcium. Calcium binds with iron and reduces its absorption. Foods high in calcium shouldn't be eaten at the same time as iron-rich foods. Other examples of calcium-rich foods include:

  • Raw milk
  • Yogurt
  • Kefir
  • Cheese
  • Sardines
  • Broccoli
  • Tofu

5. Fortified foods
Many foods are fortified with iron. Add these foods to your diet if you're a vegetarian or struggle to eat other sources of iron:
 

  • Fortified, ready-to-eat cereals
  • Foods made from fortified refined flour such as white bread
  • Fortified pasta
  • Foods made from fortified cornmeal
  • Fortified white rice


6. Beans
Beans are good sources of iron for vegetarians and meat eaters alike. They're also inexpensive and versatile. Some iron-rich options are:

  • Kidney beans
  • Chickpeas
  • Soybeans
  • Black-eyed peas
  • Pinto beans
  • Black beans
  • Peas
  • Lima beans


7. Nuts and seeds
Many types of nuts and seeds are good sources of iron. They taste great on their own or sprinkled on salads or yogurt. When choosing nuts and seeds, choose raw varieties whenever possible. Some nuts and seeds that contain iron are:

  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Cashews
  • Pistachios
  • Hemp seeds
  • Pine nuts
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Find raw pumpkin seeds, raw cashews, and raw pine nuts online.


Almonds are also a good source of iron. They're great as part of a healthy eating plan, but since they're also high in calcium, they may not increase your iron levels that much.

Remember these guidelines:

  • Don't eat iron-rich foods with foods or beverages that block iron absorption. These include coffee or tea, eggs, foods high in oxalates, and foods high in calcium.
  • Eat iron-rich foods with vitamin c-rich foods, such as oranges, tomatoes, or strawberries, to improve absorption.
  • Eat iron-rich foods with foods that contain beta carotene, such as apricots, red peppers, and beets, to improve absorption.
  • Eat a variety of heme and nonheme iron foods throughout the day to up your iron intake.
  • Eat heme and nonheme iron foods together whenever possible to increase iron absorption.
  • Add foods rich in folate and vitamin b-12 to support red blood cell production.

Experiencing episodes of palpitations accompanied by dizziness for past 1 month .they are spontaneous and not related to exertion.

Dr. Sajeev Kumar 90% (29788 ratings)
C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Experiencing episodes of palpitations accompanied by dizziness for past 1 month .they are spontaneous and not related...
You may have ectopic heart beats and need check up to rule out i you have hypothyroidism or anemia . DO a check up asap
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Hello. M priyanka. I am 27 year old female. I have some white hair. Pls hlp me how to improve it.

Dr. Sajeev Kumar 90% (29788 ratings)
C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Hello. M priyanka. I am 27 year old female. I have some white hair. Pls hlp me how to improve it.
Occasional premature greying is normally see and you have to take multivitamins and get natural dye like Mehndi Home remedies for gray hair Coconut oil. ... Ginger (Zingiber officinale). ... Blackstrap molasses. ... Amla (Phyllanthus emblica). ... Black sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum Though there are no medical treatments to reverse grey hair permanently, there are many things you can do to bring back the natural pigment. One of the most common ways to treat grey hair is to color it.Gray hair can be reversed naturally by restricting some diets. Avoid all processed foods and coffee as they leach essential minerals like iron, zinc, copper etc from the body.
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Me 25 years ki hun or meri weight 55 kg hai main jyada nahi khati fir bhi meri weight gain hota ja raha hai or md moti hoti ja rhi hun. What can I do?

Dr. Shriganesh Diliprao Deshmukh 89% (3480 ratings)
International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
Me 25 years ki hun or meri weight 55 kg hai main jyada nahi khati fir bhi meri weight gain hota ja raha hai or md mot...
Eat a high-protein breakfast. Avoid sugary drinks and fruit juice. Drink water a half hour before meals. Choose weight loss-friendly foods Eat soluble fiber Drink coffee or tea. Eat mostly whole, unprocessed foods. Eat your food slowly. inform me progres
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