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Diabetes is a metabolic disorder where there is increased blood sugar levels. It may be of type 1 or type 2. The early signs of diabetes include increased thirst, increased hunger and increased frequency of urination.

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I am a 52-year-old male experiencing difficulties in achieving an erection. Which ayurvedic treatments can help me overcome the same?

Query: Hello, doctor,I am a 52-year-old male who is experiencing difficulty in achieving an erection. I do not have diabetes or high blood pressure. Viagra does not always work for me, but sometimes Tadalafil helps. Can you please suggest an Ayurvedic treatment for this issue?Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There are several causes for erectile dysfunction which include, Stress, Anxiety, depletion of male hormones, less sperm counts, physical or mental disorders, as well as aging process. But do not worry if you do not have any medical conditions like diabetes and blood ...  Read Full »

Is it advisable to take Gorochanadi Gulika with allopathic medicines for diabetes?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 70 years old and diabetic. The doctor advised me to take Gorochanadi Gulika one tablet each in the morning and evening. I started taking the same. In between for one and a half months I stopped taking it. Now I want to start taking it. Before that, I wish to have your advice. I t...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. You can continue Gorochanadi Gutika (Gorochanam, Mrugasringa, Rudraksha) as they advised. You can also take some home remedies along with your previous medications. Take five Bilva leave and five Hibiscus flowers, five Tulasi leaves and make...  Read Full »

Can ayurvedic medicine help in curing diabetes after pregnancy and correct vitamin D deficiency?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 41-year-old female, and I suffer from a lot of diseases. I gave birth five years back, and at that time, the doctor told me that I have diabetes. My blood sugar level is high even after delivery, and I also have vitamin D deficiency. Currently, I take 80 units of Insulin daily, and...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. As you have multiple health issues, it will take some time to resolve. Some may be cured completely, like vitamin D deficiency and foot pain, but diabetescan only be controlled, and with the help of Ayurvedic medicine you can prevent further s...  Read Full »

What are the health benefits of okra?

Query: Hello doctor, How does the consumption of okra promote a healthy pregnancy? How does vitamin C content in okra help to reduce respiratory illnesses like asthma? What is the relationship between okra and kidney disease? How can eating okra daily help reduce kidney damage? How can okra help reduce t...  Read Full »

Dr. Revathi. T. S.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Okra is a vegetable with amazing health benefits. It aids bowel movements in constipation, lowers cholesterol and reduces the risk of colorectal cancer. Research shows that this vegetable has natural anti-diabetic properties. Remember that the benefits of okra are du...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from hypothyroidism, hypertension, and diabetes with mild pain in my testis. Kindly advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 42-year-old male suffering from hypertension and hypothyroidism for 14 years and diabetes for 12 years. I have been suffering from fatty liver for two years and weak urine flow for the last year. I am also experiencing mild pain in my testis over the previous two months and a pr...  Read Full »

Dr. Yogesh Chavan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just reviewed your health query and all the uploaded reports (the attachments have been removed to protect the patient's identity). You are suffering from multiple conditions, and an autoimmune thyroid issue may cause multiple symptoms related to metabolism. Your w...  Read Full »

I am a diabetes patient. Can you suggest me ayurvedic medicines for treating diabetes?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been a diabetes patient for a long time and have been taking allopathic medicines for ten years. There was no definite improvement in my sugar level, but it stayed within reasonable limits, that is around 140 to160 mg/dL (random). I stopped taking allopathic medicines after that...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query and saw the attached files (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). I understand your concern related to allopathic medicines and their side effects on other organs. But let me clarify this thing first - our pancreas secretes ins...  Read Full »

Will masturbating daily lead to erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27 years old unmarried male. I am a diabetic and a high BP patient. I have some queries regarding sexual health. 1. I use to masturbate daily as I am habituated to it. Is it harmful? If not how many times in a day I can do so? 2. Will it hamper my sex life? Does it lead to erect...  Read Full »

Dr. Vinod Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are definitely in need of a healthy life style. As you have not mentioned whether you are suffering from type 2 diabetes mellitus or type 1 diabetes mellitus. But looking at the medication mentioned by you, I am considering it type 2 diabetes mellitus. Other asso...  Read Full »

Why has my foreskin become sore and tight to retract?

Query: Hello doctor, A widower, 81 years old. Of late my foreskin has become sore and slightly tight to retract. I am a diabetic person for last seven years. But the sugar is normal but occasionally sugar goes up to 170/180.  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to A slightly tight foreskin has difficulty to retract over the glans penis. It is commonly known as paraphimosis. It needs surgical removal of the foreskin which covers the glans penis. Now you can use Jatyadi ghritam (Sariva, Tuthya, Sesame Oil) externally as a lubricant...  Read Full »

I have diabetes, and my blood sugar level is 198 mg/dL. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have diabetes, and I firmly believe that I can beat it with the help of supplements and herbs. However, I need some advice, and I have a book that has guided me what to take and how much, but it does not seem to impact my sugar levels. I came home one day and checked my sugars. It wa...  Read Full »

Dr. Sheetal Kamble

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I strongly agree that you can beat diabetes with supplements and herbs. Many homeopathic remedies are made out of herbs or plants and have proven very effective in controlling the sugar levels in the body. Since you have not described your s...  Read Full »

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