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Hi, Masturbation once daily is good for health or not? And if not what is the max limit of it in a week? Is it increases DHT? Stops muscle gain?

Dr. Rajesh Jain 91% (414 ratings)
CCT (UK) General Psychiatry, MD-Psychiatry, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Hi, Masturbation once daily is good for health or not? And if not what is the max limit of it in a week? Is it increa...
No, there is no harm in masturbating daily. However, guilt/anxiety/depression followed after masturbation (because of the misconception)  leads  to impairmemt  in  attention/concentration/weakness in the body and memory which is short  lasting only. I know that there  are lots of magazine/newspapers  and quacks who  have spread wrong information  about  the harm masturbation causes, for their own vested interest either to sell their  magazine/newspapers .There are lots of quacks who want  to sell their products  (in the name of medicines) fraudulently to make the money. This is a huge industry operating in India and  looting innocent young people. Please don't fall prey to them DHT/Muscle gain are not related with masturbation Best wishes.
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Dear doctor, I am having pcod. I didn't get period from 4 months. I want to take treatment. Please suggest which is best homeopathy or allopathy or any other.

Dr. Reena Kawatra 94% (4470 ratings)
MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Dear doctor, I am having pcod. I didn't get period from 4 months. I want to take treatment. Please suggest which is b...
You can go for allopathic treatment, it's good, for details you may get back to us on a private consultation.
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Demerits of masturbation for body and for future. Is masturbation is bad for body and for future or not? If yes then why?

Dr. G.R. Agrawal 94% (18312 ratings)
DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Demerits of masturbation for body and for future. Is masturbation is bad for body and for future or not? If yes then ...
Hello, Masturbation,thrice a week be tolerable but frequent attempts to it be hazardous  to your health in future. It causes, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction & impotency with  curvature of penile -shaft affecting your married life in future. You lose vital fluid from your body practicing masturbation, frequently making you week with lack of  concentrarion, general weakness with black ring under eyes. Go for meditation to reduce your urge to masturbate keeping your nerves calm  to sustain withdrawal syndrome of masturbation, if any. Persons are sufferuing from curvature of shaft with shrinkage of penile muscle and prostatic discharge through urine after masturbation. You should  quit this injurious habit as soon as possible in order to father a baby, in future. Tk,  homoeopathic medicine. @ Acid phos 1000-6 pills, wkly. @ AshawagandhaQ -10 drops,  thrice with little water. Avoid, junkfood,  alcohol & nicotine. Tk,  care.
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Sir m having pcod n my rt ovaries measure 31×14 n left 26×13 can I conceive normally.

Dr. Girish Dani 89% (2243 ratings)
MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Sir m having pcod n my rt ovaries measure 31×14 n left 26×13 can I conceive normally.
Small chance yes. In PCOD ovulation- release of ovum is deranged because of hormonal changes. So long time different trials are required to treat same so with patience continue consulting Gynecologist or infertility specialist in whom you have trust.
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Hi. I am 28 years male and having some serious irregular bowl issue. My stool doesn't get cleared in the first attempt once I dress up to go to office again I need to go to toilet. Then I go to office and have my breakfast, sometimes even after breakfast also I need to go toilet if I delay having the breakfast little late. I feel no urge to eat in the very morning. I normally have my dinner by 10.30 and breakfast by 10 Am. I cannot have any kind of spicy food, no tea, no oily food this all creates my stomach full of disturbance. After having milk tea I need to go to toilet so I avoid maximum time. Moreover if I need to go out even 500 meters also just after thinking that I feel to go to toilet. I need to clear my bowl before going out. In a day maximum time I go to toilet 3 to 4 times which is really troubling. I am afraid of going out. Please help me how to cure this toilet issue. One year back I go one time to bathroom and it clears everything. I had a perfect bowl movement but now its in dream only.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Kurnool
Hi. I am 28 years male and having some serious irregular bowl issue. My stool doesn't get cleared in the first attemp...
Change in life style is the best remedy and treatment for most of the ailments prevailing today. Ail the activities of the day need to be done regularly and perfectly. There should be regular exercise with good intake of fluids. Regular intake of fruits and fruit juices is really helpful. Avoid prolonged sitting for hours. Avoid tensions. Before sleep food has to be taken atleast 1-2 hrs before. Some medications and further suggestions can be made on personal consultation.
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Suffering from IBS problem since last more than 12 years. Consult many doctors and they did many tests like endoscopy, colonoscopy but all normal. I feel constipation and gas. Take about 45 mins while going for fresh. Go 2-3 times in day for fresh but have feelings to go more time also but due to time limitations I tolerate it. Gas problem is much much high. Whole day gas pass. If go for fresh then too much gas passed. Feel very shame if some relative come in our house or I go somewhere because big sounds of gas passing come while go to toilet.

General Physician,
Suffering from IBS problem since last more than 12 years. Consult many doctors and they did many tests like endoscopy...
Hi First of all I will advise you not to take stress as stress aggravates irritable bowel syndrome. It happens when our large intestine colon gets hypersensitive and overreacts to mild stimulation. First of all tell me do you feel pain too and exactly where and are stools hard or weak and secondly are you taking any other medications for anything else too. Now for gas and constipation do as follows:- Take Tab Pantocid 40 mg Od Half hour before breakfast Syp Looz 3tsf BD And do some diet and lifestyle modifications like   CHECK YOUR SYMPTOMS FIND A DOCTOR FIND LOWEST DRUG PRICES HEALTH A-Z DRUGS & SUPPLEMENTS LIVING HEALTHY FAMILY & PREGNANCY NEWS & EXPERTS MOBILE APPS SUBSCRIPTIONS SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Irritable Bowel Syndrome    Guide  Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS affects between 25 and 45 million Americans. Most of them are women. People are most likely to get the condition in their late teens to early 40s. IBS is a mix of belly discomfort or pain and trouble with bowel habits: either going more or less often than normal (diarrhea or constipation) or having a different kind of stool (thin, hard, or soft and liquid). It’s not life-threatening, and it doesn't make you more likely to get other colon conditions, such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, or colon cancer. But IBS can be a long-lasting problem that changes how you live your life. People with IBS may miss work or school more often, and they may feel less able to take part in daily activities. Some people may need to change their work setting: shifting to working at home, changing hours, or even not working at all. What Are the Symptoms of IBS? People with IBS have symptoms that can include: Diarrhea (often described as violent episodes of diarrhea) Constipation Constipation alternating with diarrhea Belly pains or cramps, usually in the lower half of the belly, that get worse after meals and feel better after a bowel movement A lot of gas or bloating Harder or looser stools than normal (pellets or flat ribbon stools) A belly that sticks out CONTINUE READING BELOW Stress can make symptoms worse. Some people also have urinary symptoms or sexual problems. There are four types of the condition. There is IBS with constipation (IBS-C) and IBS with diarrhea (IBS-D). Some people have an alternating pattern of constipation and diarrhea. This is called mixed IBS (IBS-M).  Other people don’t fit into these categories easily, called unsubtyped IBS, or IBS-U. What Are the Causes? While there are several things known to trigger IBS symptoms, experts don't know what causes the condition. Studies suggest that the colon gets hypersensitive, overreacting to mild stimulation. Instead of slow, rhythmic muscle movements, the bowel muscles spasm. That can cause diarrhea or constipation. Some think that IBS happens when the muscles in the bowels don't squeeze normally, which affects the movement of stool. But studies don’t seem to back this up. Another theory suggests it may involve chemicals made by the body, such as serotonin and gastrin, that control nerve signals between the brain and digestive tract. CONTINUE READING BELOW Other researchers are studying to see if certain bacteria in the bowels can lead to the condition Because IBS happens in women much more often than in men, some believe hormones may play a role. So far, studies haven’t borne this out. How Is It Diagnosed? There are no specific lab tests that can diagnose IBS. Your doctor will see if your symptoms match with the definition of IBS, and he may run tests to rule out conditions such as: Food allergies or intolerances, such as lactose intolerance and poor dietary habits Medications such as high blood pressure drugs, iron, and certain antacids Infection Enzyme deficiencies where the pancreas isn't releasing enough enzymes to properly digest or break down food Inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease Your doctor may do some of the following tests to decide if you have IBS: Flexible sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy to look for signs of blockage or inflammation in your intestines Upper endoscopy if you have heartburn or indigestion X-rays Blood tests to look for anemia (too few red blood cells), thyroid problems, and signs of infection Stool tests for blood or infections Tests for lactose intolerance, gluten allergy, or celiac disease Tests to look for problems with your bowel muscles CONTINUE READING BELOW How Is IBS Treated? Nearly all people with IBS can get help, but no single treatment works for everyone. You and your doctor will need to work together to find the right treatment plan to manage your symptoms. Many things can trigger IBS symptoms, including certain foods, medicines, the presence of gas or stool, and emotional stress. You’ll need to learn what your triggers are. You may need to make some lifestyle changes and take medication. Diet and Lifestyle Changes Usually, with a few basic changes in diet and activities, IBS will improve over time. Here are some tips to help reduce symptoms: Avoid caffeine (in coffee, teas, and sodas). Add more fiber  with foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and nuts. Drink at least three to four glasses of water per day. Don't smoke. Learn to relax, either by getting more exercise Limit how much milk or cheese you eat. Eat smaller meals more often instead of big meals.
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Apple Cider Vinegar

Dt. Ashu Gupta 87% (1519 ratings)
M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Gurgaon


  1. Decrease cholesterol levels-  Apple cider vinegar increase HDL cholesterol and reduce LDL cholesterol and Triglycerides levels in our body.
  2. Lowers Blood Pressure-  Apple cider vinegar helps in decreasing blood pressure by inhibiting the enzyme responsible for constricting blood vessels.
  3. Improves Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Symptoms- Apple Cider Vinegar helps in improving symptoms of PCOS. In a small study of women with PCOS who took vinegar for 90-110 days, 4 out of 7 women resumed ovulation, likely due to improved insulin sensitivity.
  4. Improves Metabolism- Apple Cider Vinegar increases enzyme AMPK in our body which increases fat burning and also decreases production of fat and sugar in the liver.
  5. Decreases Insulin Levels-  Apple cider vinegar reduces the ration of insulin to glucagon in our body, which favours fat burning.
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How To Know More Your Wrist Pain? It Might Be A Carpel Tunnel Syndrome!

Dr. Priyanka Saini (P.T.) 92% (77 ratings)
Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Advanced Dry Needling Therapist
Physiotherapist, Noida
How To Know More Your Wrist Pain? It Might Be A Carpel Tunnel Syndrome!

Any condition that results in numbness and tingling in the hand and arm caused by a pinched median nerve in the wrist leads to carpel tunnel syndrome. Irritation of the median nerve in this manner causes tingling and numbness of the thumb, index, and the middle fingers.
Symptoms: people mainly experience hand numbness, sensation of pins and needles in hand, hand pain at night, hand weakness/clumsiness (loss of gripping power) or wrist weakness. 

Special test: 
1. Phalen sign- tingling in the median nerve distribution is induced by full flexion (or full extension for reverse phalen) of the wrists for up to 60 seconds (this test has 80% specificity). 
2. The carpal compression test- this test involves applying firm pressure directly over the carpal tunnel, usually with the thumbs, for up to 30 seconds to reproduce symptoms (this test has specificity of 96%).
All special tests are performed by the physical therapist. 

Diagnosis: carpel tunnel syndrome is suspectedly based on symptoms, supported by physical examination signs, and confirmed by nerve conduction testing.

Treatment: mild symptoms usually can be treated with home care.
1. Stop activities that cause numbness and pain. Rest your wrist longer between activities.
2. Ice your wrist for 10 to 15 minutes 1 or 2 times a day along with physiotherapy treatment. 
3. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) to relieve pain and reduce swelling.
4. Wear a wrist splint at night. This takes pressure off your median nerve.
The sooner you start treatment, the better your chances of stopping symptoms and preventing long-term damage to the nerve.

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