Balanced Diet

A diet that contains required amounts of calories, proteins, minerals, vitamins, fats, and fibers, is called a balanced diet. It provides proper nourishment to the body, which helps in proper growth and development, and improves overall health.

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Why do I have nausea, dizziness, and headache?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old married female. My weight is 66 kg and height is 161 cm. I am suffering from nausea, dizziness and light headache mainly around the eyes for nearly three weeks. I am a dentist. For the last one month, I am preparing for other exams. As I have a son of 2.5 years old, I u...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First and foremost advice is stop dieting right away. You cannot bear and do not need to combine all of this with your tough routine of job, studies and family. Keep physical activity instead of going the other way around in order to lose weight or to maintain a healthy l...  Read Full »

Please suggest a cream or ointment for dark circles.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old male. I have severe hyperpigmentation around eyes. My eyes always feel tired. Also, I have this white mucus in my eyes daily when I wake up. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Shikha

General Practitioner, Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. For extreme hyperpigmentation, I will suggest you take appropriate sleep for 7 to 8 hours. Are you working continuously for long time? You may be having dry eyes. Do warm compresses and use lubricant eye drops three times a day. Revert b...  Read Full »

I am gaining weight but not energy from food. What is the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel my metabolism rate is slow. When I have food, I am not getting energy. But my stomach and buttock fat level are increasing gradually. My weight is also increasing and stamina is also very low. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Prathish Kumar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms look more like hypothyroidism. I would suggest you to check for the same and review back. Take syrup Zincovit 5 ml once daily for one month.  Read Full »

Will my son be short as I am short?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 9 years 1 month old. His height is 119.5 cm and weight is 25.5 kg. He is a very normal and healthy boy. My height is 5 feet 5 inches and my wife's height is 5 feet. I am worried about his height? Please explain me.  Read Full »


Dr. Sirisha

Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your son's weight is fine and height is on the lower side. The body mass index is fine, but could be better. Height usually depends on a few things like the height of the parents genetically related, delay in height spurt and undernutrition. But...  Read Full »

Is weight affected by high TSH value?

Query: Hi doctor,My weight is keep on increasing in spite of diet and regular exercise. I got my thyroid test done and it showed high TSH of 4.7 with normal T3 and T4. I am getting regular cold. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your TSH - thyroid-stimulating hormone value is almost normal. Range we take usually normal is 0.5 to 4.0 mIU/L. Some differences are due to laboratory you choose and sample timing. The best is the early morning sampling. In such a situation there is no need to take any m...  Read Full »

Can a child's height be increased with protein powder?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a son and a daughter. My height is 5.7 and wife is 5.1. I am extremely worried about my children height as we are short. My daughter is now 3 years 10 months old and have 14.5 kg weight and 38 inches tall. She had seizure thrice and taking some sodium liquid medicine for the past th...  Read Full »


Dr. Payas Joshi

Child Health Specialist, General Practitioner, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I will try to sort it out for you. As you told me father's height 5.7 that is 170 cm and mother's height is 5.1 that is 155 cm. According to both of your heights, which is an average height of most of the people, the target range fo...  Read Full »

How to control hair fall and dandruff problem to prevent baldness?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21-year-old male. I am losing like 15-20 hair strands on a daily basis now. For the last nine months, I am facing this problem. I never had this type of hair fall or any hair fall before. Where I stay, there was hard water, so I started using drinking water for bathing. A few m...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvina Attavar

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hair fall can mainly be divided into two types, you can have increased shedding or thinning of hair. Increased shedding means seeing more than 50-100 hairs falling per day. Less than that is a normal hair fall cycle and usually grows back. Increased shedding can happen ...  Read Full »

What can cause body pain?

Query: Hi doctor, My vitamin D level is good and all my blood reports are fine. But, why am I getting body pain? Even I sleep for seven to eight hours and still I do not feel fresh. I always get the feel to sleep more. I took Ibuprofen, but it does not work. It disturbs me in sleeping. Most of the time, p...  Read Full »


Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda

Geriatrician, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your query, my opinion is as follows: No, there is no issue in blood or bone marrow based on the attached report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The erythrocyte sedimentation rate - ESR is very good and complete blood count suggests a well-funct...  Read Full »

What to eat for good prostate and testicular health and how to prevent cancer in these areas?

Query: Respected doctor. I need few clarifications on how to protect testicle of us and right foods to eat for good testicle as well as for prostate and scrotum health. Also provide how one can prevent cancer in these areas like prostate testicle and scrotum  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Jairath

Urologist

Answer: Dear, Hope you are doing well Very nice question at a very young age i must say Diet / things to avoid Excess of anything (broadly saying) Too much of oily /spicy food. Avoid smoking, can have alcohol occasionally Avoid too much of porn or too much of masturbation Avoid fast foods, ...  Read Full »

What condition results in small cut like lines on the tongue?

Query: Hi doctor, My tongue feels numb and dry every morning. When I eat some food recently my mouth started to burn. Then, I noticed some small cut like lines on the top of my tongue. Then do not hurt unless the food is hot. They sting if I eat certain foods. I am extremely concerned.  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep Menon

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for sending across the photographs (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You are having a fissured tongue. It is quite harmless. This is usually hereditary, but can occur in people as age progresses. This does not require any medication unless you ha...  Read Full »

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