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Is it possible to reduce cholesterol by running for 30 minutes per day with good diets?

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Ms Tamanna Narang

  M.sc (Foods & Nutrition )

Replied February 07, 2017

High cholesterol is a lifestyle disease. These are diseases that are linked with the way p...(more)

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Ms Tamanna Narang

  M.sc (Foods & Nutrition )

Replied February 07, 2017

High cholesterol is a lifestyle disease. These are diseases that are linked with the way p...(more)

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How should I get tested for HIV in New Delhi? What is the procedure and time it takes?

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Dr Hemant Kumar Mittal

  Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery

Replied February 07, 2017

One can get tested at any government or private hospital, private laboratories, dispensaries, HIV/AIDS centres anywhere in Delhi. The procedure involves taking the blood sample as for any other test and then testing is done with one or more methods as asked by the Physician/Doctor. Generally testing is recommended first after...(more)

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Dr Hemant Kumar Mittal

  Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery

Replied February 07, 2017

One can get tested at any government or private hospital, private laboratories, dispensaries, HIV/AIDS centres anywhere in Delhi. The procedure involves taking the blood sample as for any other test and then testing is done with one or more methods as asked by the Physician/Doctor. Generally testing is recommended first after...(more)

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Suggest me a better and easy way to burn belly fat?

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Ms Tamanna Narang

  M.sc (Foods & Nutrition )

Replied March 02, 2017

Hey,
Belly fat is more than just a nuisance that makes your clothes feel tight. It makes your uncomfortable when you’re going out and carrying fancy suit!
Fat inside the belly area is also known as visceral fat which can cause Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease.
To reduce belly fat you need to be very particular about food choices & timings.Cut down sweets & sweet...(more)

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Ms Tamanna Narang

  M.sc (Foods & Nutrition )

Replied March 02, 2017

Hey,
Belly fat is more than just a nuisance that makes your clothes feel tight. It makes your uncomfortable when you’re going out and carrying fancy suit!
Fat inside the belly area is also known as visceral fat which can cause Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease.
To reduce belly fat you need to be very particular about food choices & timings.Cut down sweets & sweet...(more)

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I have been having unprotected sex with an unmarried woman .She is healthy ,is there any chance that we could develop STD ? If yes, what are the tests that we could get done to be sure ?

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Dr Hemant Kumar Mittal

  Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery

Replied February 22, 2017

Looking healthy does not always mean that a person is actually healthy .She might unknowingly be a carrier of the disease .

To be sure it is suggested to go and get tested for-

VDRL

HIV 1and 2

HSV 1and 2

Antibody for chlamydia trachomatis

 HCV antibody test.

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Dr Hemant Kumar Mittal

  Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery

Replied February 22, 2017

Looking healthy does not always mean that a person is actually healthy .She might unknowingly be a carrier of the disease .

To be sure it is suggested to go and get tested for-

VDRL

HIV 1and 2

HSV 1and 2

Antibody for chlamydia trachomatis

 HCV antibody test.

show more answers


Please suggest a remedy for snoring.

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Dr Ashutosh Yadav

Replied February 22, 2017

Snoring is the vibration of the respiratory structures and the resulting sound due to obstructed air movement during breathing while sleeping. In some cases the sound may be soft, in most cases, it can be unpleasant and loud.

There is no certain treatment that can completely stop snoring. Medications are usually not helpful in treating snoring symptoms. Snorers are advised to lose we...(more)

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Dr Ashutosh Yadav

Replied February 22, 2017

Snoring is the vibration of the respiratory structures and the resulting sound due to obstructed air movement during breathing while sleeping. In some cases the sound may be soft, in most cases, it can be unpleasant and loud.

There is no certain treatment that can completely stop snoring. Medications are usually not helpful in treating snoring symptoms. Snorers are advised to lose we...(more)

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How long does it take for a healthy person to show up HIV?

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Dr Hemant Kumar Mittal

  Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery

Replied February 07, 2017

It can take anywhere between 3-6 weeks to a few years. Usually most patients present with symptoms within 3 weeks to 3 months. But in cases where one is not aware of a possible exposure the initia...(more)

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Dr Hemant Kumar Mittal

  Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery

Replied February 07, 2017

It can take anywhere between 3-6 weeks to a few years. Usually most patients present with symptoms within 3 weeks to 3 months. But in cases where one is not aware of a possible exposure the initia...(more)

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I feel a burning sensation in my eyes. Does that hint a serious health issue?

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Dr Sujit Kr Sharma

  BHMS

Replied February 08, 2017

This could be due to air pollution or some issue with your eyesight. Get your eyes checked by an ophthalmologist. High levels of particulate may damage lungs permanently. Kids are more prone to get this.

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Dr Sujit Kr Sharma

  BHMS

Replied February 08, 2017

This could be due to air pollution or some issue with your eyesight. Get your eyes checked by an ophthalmologist. High levels of particulate may damage lungs permanently. Kids are more prone to get this.

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What is the white in pimples?

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Dr Bela Chaudhry

  Bachelor in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery|Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Replied February 07, 2017

The white material in a pimple is pus, formed by oil called sebum, dead skin cells, and bacteria.

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Dr Bela Chaudhry

  Bachelor in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery|Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Replied February 07, 2017

The white material in a pimple is pus, formed by oil called sebum, dead skin cells, and bacteria.

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What are general cures for pimples and hair issues in winters?

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Dr Amrin Naaz

Replied February 08, 2017

For hair problems and pimples:
1. Avoid stress.
2. Adequate diet and sleep.
3. Protein intake should be increased.

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Dr Amrin Naaz

Replied February 08, 2017

For hair problems and pimples:
1. Avoid stress.
2. Adequate diet and sleep.
3. Protein intake should be increased.

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What's the cure of vaginal white discharge?

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Dr Monika Sahotra

Replied April 12, 2017

Dear patient,

Vaginal discharge is important function in the female reproductive system. Fluid made by glands inside the vagina and cervix carries away dead cells and bacteria. This keeps the vagina clean and helps prevent infection. So it is usually normal or due to infections, dehydration, long time sitting. If you are suffering from huge discharge, green or yellow colored or smell...(more)

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Dr Monika Sahotra

Replied April 12, 2017

Dear patient,

Vaginal discharge is important function in the female reproductive system. Fluid made by glands inside the vagina and cervix carries away dead cells and bacteria. This keeps the vagina clean and helps prevent infection. So it is usually normal or due to infections, dehydration, long time sitting. If you are suffering from huge discharge, green or yellow colored or smell...(more)

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