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Diet And Lifestyle

Your diet and lifestyle habits influence everything from your digestion to your immune system. A balanced diet and active lifestyle help maintain overall good health. Healthy eating is not about starving or depriving yourself of food, but to eat food that is beneficial for your health.

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What causes pain in chest and hands in an elderly woman?

Query: Hello doctor, My grandmother had pain in her chest and hands. She is basically a heart patient. When she consulted a doctor, he gave her Retelex injection for immediate recovery and kept her under observation for one day. I would like to know what this treatment is and what the recovery status is. T...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to She has got a heart attack, which is an AWMI (anterior wall myocardial Infarction). This occurs due to a blood clot in the heart vessel and injection is given to dissolve those clots. Usually, the patients recover in three to four days if no complications occur....  Read Full »

I have weight gain with reduced menstrual flow. Do I need thyroid medicines?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38 year old female. I am having a recent weight gain and menstruation flow is very less than normal. I also have hair fall, tiredness and I feel there is something blocking my throat. Sometimes, I feel cold than other family members. So, I checked my thyroid levels. T3 was 0.87,...  Read Full »

Dr. Divakara. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your symptoms do fit into thyroid problem, but as long as the reports are normal you are not a candidate for medication. There is no need to consult an endocrinologist, but yes, some lifestyle changes have to be done. Do daily exercises like brisk walking, jogging or cyc...  Read Full »

Can I take Concor 2.5 mg to control the rise of BP during anxiety?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from high blood pressure for the last three years. During discomfort, the reading comes around 140-148/90-98 mmHg. In normal times, it is 120/80 mmHg. Presently, I have been taking Cilacar 10 in the morning after breakfast and Ecosprin AV 75 at night as suggested by my doct...  Read Full »

Dr. Anoop Mathew

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have hypertension (high blood pressure), which is out of control occasionally during episodes of anxiety. The baseline BP control is fine. I would suggest adding a new medicine, tablet Concor 2.5 mg (Bisoprolol) once daily at 8 AM. Consult your specialist doctor, di...  Read Full »

My mother is diabetic from the past 15 years, but recently her sugar level went up, and she got water in her lungs. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My mom is around 50 years old. She got diabetes for the last 15 years, but she has always maintained a good diet. Recently her sugar level went up, and she was feeling restless. We took her to the doctor, who said she got water in her lungs. I have the reports with me. Can you please advi...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have reviewed your attached images (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Firstly all her reports are acceptable, except the X-ray showing enlargement of the heart. Her sugar needs to be controlled. Now, considering flui...  Read Full »

What are the reasons for my irregular periods and weight gain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had irregular periods for more than three years. I have used tablet Oral L for the complaint of irregular periods. Also, I have weight gain for which I am taking senna leaves drink and capsules. Kindly advise a treatment for my complaints. Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and would be happy to help. I suggest the below treatment plan for three months: Tablet Amycordial thrice a day. Tablet Amree plus twice a day. I also suggest doing perineal and pelvic exercises, yoga and pranayama, and walking regul...  Read Full »

My diabetes is not under control despite taking medications. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I take GP3 before lunch and dinner, Obimate SR 1 gm after lunch and dinner, and Tryglynase 2 before breakfast but my diabetes is not coming under control. I have attached my report.  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. There are three ways to control diabetes. Diet, exercise, medicines (oral or Insulin). No matter how good your blood sugar reports are, you should definitely follow a strict anti-diabetic diet and do regular daily aerobic exercises like wa...  Read Full »

My mom met with two major falls. Is that due to Achilles tendon weakness?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a question for my mother. My mother is 50 years old. She complains of an episodic, sudden loss of weight-bearing ability on the left Achilles tendon. This has resulted in two major falls, which resulted in trauma. These are present for the past few months and have become more freque...  Read Full »

Dr. Sumit Chawla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your mother's elaborative history provided here, along with the reports attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity) with this query. She has mild osteoarthritic changes in the lumbosacral region with osteoarthritis knee, anemia, per...  Read Full »

I am having side effects after taking Metpure. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I had my BP 140/90 mmHg. The doctor advised me to take tablet Metpure XL 25 mg in the morning. I am using the tablet in the morning for last 20 days. Soon after taking it, I feel lazy and dull. I also experience a headache after taking the tablet. So, I am using Metpure XL 12.5 mg in the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand all your concerns. You have mild hypertension which requires lifestyle changes with a small dose of antihypertensive. Lifestyle changes include low salt diet and 30 minutes walking for five days a week. Metpure XL 25 mg tablet is a good choice. It is ta...  Read Full »

How to prevent a person from getting colorectal cancer?

Query: Hi doctor,Can a person who gets constipation problems frequently get colorectal cancer? How to prevent colorectal cancer? What kind of diet is good for the gut and what should we avoid? Can you tell me the symptoms faced by a person affected with colorectal cancer?Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Constipation alone does not cause colorectal cancer, but it is crucial to address any digestive issues to maintain the overall gut health. Below is an information on preventing colorectal cancer, maintaining a healthy diet for gut health, an...  Read Full »

What is the treatment option for Parkinson's disease other than Levodopa?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel extreme fatigue in the morning. I have tremor and right leg tingling. I am experiencing brain fog, Parkinson like symptoms but I did not feel any improvement with Levodopa. My manganese levels are high. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I want to assure you that do not worry as everything is going to be fine soon. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine concerns. First thing is unless the diagnosis is made by an expert physician, the resembling symptoms do not mean ...  Read Full »

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