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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Why am I having high blood pressure even after following a healthy lifestyle?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27-year-old male with a weight of 72 kilograms and a height of five feet ten inches. I usually run 25 miles in a week. I do not smoke and drink alcohol. Even after following a healthy lifestyle, I have hypertension and it runs in my family. I have increased blood pressure for the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is a slight increase in BUN (blood urea nitrogen). It can be due to hypertension. I suggest you start taking blood pressure medications if the blood pressu...  Read Full »

I am not getting hard while doing sex. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I have issues during sex. My penis is not getting hard while doing sex. What to do?   Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern and you can have this problem due to stress. You need to avoid it and other reasons can be associated with diet. Please take a protein-rich diet. Do some exercises for pelvic muscles. It increases circulation and everything will become fine. Pl...  Read Full »

Could taking food from copper vessel cause diarrhea?

Query: Hi doctor,I ate some food cooked in a copper vessel. After that, I started to have loose motion and I went four times. What to do?   Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan

Ayurveda Specialist, Naturopathy Specialist, Pharmacologist, Siddha Medicine Specialist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Eating food from copper vessels does not cause diarrhea. It is caused due to other causes such as allergic foods, toxic food, infection, or intake of spicy foods. You can consume buttermilk or curd with salt. Eat only curd rice and it helps to establish normal microflor...  Read Full »

Does intake of Seroquel cause some metabolic side effects?

Query: Hi doctor,I am taking Seroquel XR 150 mg for a few weeks. I have PCOS and I am obese. I am concerned about the metabolic side effects. Are they dose-dependent?  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns about the metabolic side effects of Seroquel (Quetiapine). There are some side effects developed after taking Seroquel and it is evident within a few weeks. The first side effects developed after taking Seroquel is gaining ...  Read Full »

Why am I getting severe hair fall after pregnancy?

Query: I hv great hair fall as i am breastfeeding my 4 months babay.......  Read Full »

Dr. Sunita Kothari

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Not getting sufficient vitamins and nutrients can exacerbate hair loss. Be sure you’re eating properly and staying hydrated In addition to your regular calorie intake, you will need to factor in extra calories for nursing. You will need up to 650 extra calories per day to produce sufficient mi...  Read Full »

Does using regular contraceptive pill affect fertility?

Query: I continuously used the morning after pill for almost 6 months and almost everyday and it's been a year plus that am trying to have a baby. What could be my problem?  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: hi dear good morning I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. see if it's been 1 year and you have been trying then both you and your partner need to see an infertility specialist. let me explain it to you that for getting pregnant the sperms have to be released inside the vagina ...  Read Full »

Will penis grow after 20 years of age?

Query: Hi, i'm 20 yrs old Hieght 5'10" and wieght is 95Kg. I'm worried about my penis size I'm getting married in July 2021. Because of this stress I'm now facing ED even from last two weeks. I got my FSH and Testesterone Tests done. FSH is 4 and Testesterone is 6.5. Which are normal according to given Re...  Read Full »

Dr. J N Naidu

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi You appear to be normal. your penis size is normal. Don't worry about the size of penis. The penis appears slightly short in overweight persons. It is normal and nothing to worry. If erect penis is more than 3 inches it is sufficient to satisfy a woman. You are unnecessarily worried about a non...  Read Full »

Can anxiety cause breathlessness?

Query: Hello doctor, Three years ago, on Christmas Eve, I was traveling to my sister's home about 45 minutes from my home. My grandmother gave me a peppermint and as I swallowed it felt as if a piece got stuck in my throat. I got a strong sensation that I could not breathe. When I reached my sister's home,...  Read Full »

Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have the following recommendations to you. If you really want to help yourself, then start immediately. Quit smoking immediately. Follow a healthy diet and start losing weight. Initially, start with a 10 minute physical exercise and increase it gradually. By that,...  Read Full »

Is it advisable to take Isabgol for a long time?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from constipation for the past six months. Usually, I go through seasonal constipation every year in February and March months, but it will become normal within a week. But this year it is continued. I took isabgol one tablespoon a day and was somewhat much bette...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Constipation requires some lifestyle modifications for its cure. Most important is the increased intake of fluid and fruits. Avoid spicy and junk food. If you like papaya, add it in adequate quantities in your diet. In case you have not got your thyroid and blood sugar...  Read Full »

Please suggest ways to reduce the higher values in the blood report.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from stomach bloating and gastric problem. I had a blood test and the report is as below. Total cholesterol 208 mg/dL, triglyceride 253 mg/dL, HDL 38 mg/dL, LDL 119 mg/dL, SGOT (AST) 63 U/L, SGPT (ALT) ...  Read Full »

Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to My lipid test indicates that you have high cholesterol and high triglyceride in blood. This means that you have either higher fat content in the diet or metabolism of fat is not proper. Liver test indicates slightly higher SGOT (serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase)...  Read Full »

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