Calcium Rich Food

Calcium is essential to maintain healthy bones and teeth, regulate muscle contractions and heartbeat, and the blood coagulation pathway. Adults' calcium requirement is 700 mg per day. Calcium-rich food includes milk and milk products, soy foods, green leafy vegetables, fish (sardines), chia seeds, beans, lentils, almonds, figs, fortified flour, etc.

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Does pineapple cause heartburn?

Query: Hello doctor, I have acid reflux problem. To the maximum it will cause problems like twice in six months. Shall I eat pineapple for the acid reflux issue? What if I eat pineapple daily or alternate basis and manipulate my liver to produce less acid for the future? Also, due to this habit, I can get...  Read Full »

Dr. Erioli Braholli

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Acid reflux, also known as GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), is a condition related mostly to the esophageal sphincter incompetence. Low to moderate grades of GERD are treated first with antacid drugs, which is the best and the first non-invasive solution. Severe...  Read Full »

How to improve a baby's immunity?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is almost 9 months now. She is gaining good weight and height. What should I include in her diet chart to boost immunity, height and make her complexion bright? Please provide a good dietary solution.  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Congratulations for having the little miracle. I guess she is breastfed. If that is correct, then she got plenty from her mom. Regarding the diet, the important point is to make sure that she gets all essential nutrients. Add diet rich in vitamin C, E and A, fruits li...  Read Full »

Will protein supplements help in calcium deficiency?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is suffering from body pain and a feeling of weakness every day. She is calcium deficient. Will any protein supplement help?  Read Full »

Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If your wife is having low calcium then protein supplements will not help. First calcium deficiency should be treated and then you can add protein supplements.Low calcium (hypocalcemia) may be due to many reasons like,Decreased intake of calcium Low vitamin D level. Hypo...  Read Full »

I become exhausted due to body pain. Do low calcium levels induce body pain?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 39-year-old woman. I become exhausted due to body pain. My husband asked me to include calcium-rich foods to strengthen my bones. Which calcium supplement, foods, and drinks should I take?  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello,Welcome to your diet, you can add calcium-rich foods like cabbage, sesame, broccoli, milk, cheese, strawberry, and soy. In addition, check your vitamin D level, complete blood count, inflammatory profile, and thyroid profile.  Read Full »

Even after taking treatment, I have locking of TMJ with pain. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18 year old, who has been suffering from TMJ problems for two and half years. It all started when my jaw would be locked in the morning, and a  few hours later it would be fine. One morning I woke up with it locked and it never unlocked, I went four months unable to open my ja...  Read Full »

Dr. Purva Jingar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I think you are suffering from arthritis of the TMJ (temporomandibular joint). The cause is a lack of fluid between the joints. I suggest you try doing the following. Take calcium and vitamin D containing food, for better results. Use lavender oil, olive oil, or any h...  Read Full »

My wife's calf pain aggravates at night. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My wife, who is 30 years old, having pain in both legs in the calf area. She is having pain throughout the day, but seems to be aggravated during night. It started two to three weeks back, but it has become severe now. She is also having pain in both heels. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Pooja Pardhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query and can understand your health concern. Pain in both legs could be due to many reasons: Disease of nerves, blood vessels, deficiency of potassium can cause pain in calf and heels. Impaired blood supply to legs can also cause pain in legs. Ot...  Read Full »

Can Nucoxia be taken for a long period?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 39 year old male. I have been diagnosed with mechanical low back pain and SI joint pain. My doctor has advised me to take Nucoxia 60 once daily for three months. Is it safe to take Nucoxia an anti-inflammatory medicine for such a long period of three months? Doctor has not prescri...  Read Full »

Dr. Akshay Kumar Saxena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have mentioned that you have been diagnosed as a case of mechanical back pain. Since your question is specific for Nucoxia, I can tell you that Etoricoxib is actually a COX-2 inhibitor which is definitely safer than conventional NSAIDs (non steroidal anti-inflammatory...  Read Full »

Kindly comment on my paleo diet reports.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been following paleo diet for the past 20 days. I have attached my reports here for your reference. Kindly review my report and let me know your feedback.  Read Full »

Dr. Hariharan V

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I think you have started paleo diet 13 days before you have taken the blood test. It should be taken a day before you start paleo. Anyway, the only way to compare the health benefits of paleo is by taking a repeat test by the end of this month and comparing with this ...  Read Full »

How can I increase my height by three to four inches?

Query: Hi doctor, My height is 5 feet. I want to increase my height by at least three to four inches. If possible, how can I improve my height?  Read Full »

Dr. Y. Siva Roja

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have reviewed your query. The growth of bones eventually stops, because of the closure of growth plates in long bones, which occurs in puberty that is around 16 years of age in girls and 14 to 19 years in boys. According to the majority of studies, the growth of heigh...  Read Full »

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