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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My daughter has cysts in both left and right ovaries. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 16 years old. She has irregular periods. Sometimes, the cycle lasts 15 to 20 days, while on some months, it lasts 40 days. Her doctor advised an ultrasound scan. She was diagnosed with cysts on the right and left ovaries. Her cervix size is 7.5. She was asked to take es...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Initial periods around puberty can be irregular. If the diagnosis of PCOS (polycystic ovaries syndrome) is correct, she may require medicines to make her periods regular. PCOS girls are at a risk of obesity, diabetes, hypertension and endometrial hyperplasia. ...  Read Full »

What are the treatment options for abdominal lymphadenopathy in a child?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter, who is five years old, was detected with abdominal lymphadenopathy. Her ESR level is 62. She is also suffering from constipation and abdominal pain. Her doctor advised blood tests, ultrasound, and endoscopy followed by histopathology. The biopsy report shows chronic duoden...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should not worry. There is no evidence of cancer in the given scenario (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Lymph nodes (LN) in the abdomen are normal structures. The lymph nodes enlarge in the presence of infection and malignancy. Here, LN is not s...  Read Full »

Can ayurvedic medicines cure my mother's heart problem?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 73 years old. She suffers with heart problem. She is having three blocks in arteries. We have been advised to go for stent. The blockage is 90% in one artery, 80% in the second and the third is with 70% block. Now we do not like to go for stent. We are looking for medicines t...  Read Full »


Dr. Niveditha Srinivasamurthy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and the attached prescription (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is an excellent prescription. I am sure that she will get some improvement with it. But, do remember that the effect of medication vary from person to person. ...  Read Full »

Which one is good, Raciper Plus or Pantoprazole?

Query: Hello doctor, I took Raciper Plus for one year. Now, my doctor prescribed Pantoprazole, Chlordiazepoxide, Clidinium bromide tablet. Which is good? Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Nagaraj Patil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern, and I guess you are suffering from acid reflux disease. Though it is acceptable to start the new set of medications prescribed by your doctor, I would like to know the following; 1) Do you have any other symptoms like frequent con...  Read Full »

Does an enlarged left atrium increase the risk of cardiovascular disease?

Query: Hello doctor, I visited my cardiologist five days ago, and I was diagnosed with an enlarged left atrium. The doctor said it was due to high blood pressure, low potassium, and sleep apnea. I was prescribed Diltiazem, Potassium, and Magnesium along with lifestyle changes. On that same day, I decide...  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Valecha

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I hope you are doing good.I read your complaints and reviewed your echocardiogram report (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity).Enlarged left atrium (LA) can cause arrhythmias which gives you the feel of palpitations. The cause of LA enlargement could be ...  Read Full »

What are the ways to get rid of high cholesterol?

Query: Hi sir, I am 30 years old male. I am working in an insurance company. No habit of smoking or drinking. My height is 5'10" weight is 84 kg. I am getting left-sided chest pain since two years. I also have left-sided shoulder pain which radiates in the upper back and left hand pain. I had a CT angiogra...  Read Full »


Dr. Shafi Ullah Khan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your query I understood your concern. Epigastric pain radiating to back and shoulders should be evaluated for gastric discomforts like gastritis and cholecystitis which is very common in deranged lipid profile. I believe this is due to hyperlipidemia. Your lipid p...  Read Full »

My face structure is not improving even after taking a healthy diet. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am taking good healthy food, but my face structure is not improving. I used to eat two eggs daily. But, my eyes are sunken. I want a good structure. My height is 6'2" and my weight is 70 kg. I want good looking eyes and bright face.  Read Full »


Dr. Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Have more of green vegetables like spinach, drumsticks, and other leafy vegetables. Have more salads like carrot, cucumber, and tomatoes. Also, have tomato soup. Fruits are an excellent source of antioxidants. So, try to have more fruits every day like apple, watermelon,...  Read Full »

Why am I having dull abdominal pain on and off for three months?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old with a weight of 76 kilograms and a height of five feet five inches. I have dull abdominal pain on and off for around three months. It seems to be more on the right side. I always remain bloated and it gets worse when I work. I usually work for 12 hours on shifts. I sta...  Read Full »


Dr. Radha P H

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think that you have hyperacidity since you work for 12 hours at a stretch. Your eating habits and intervals can be changed due to work. You are overweight. Please mention whether you are doing any regular exercise and walking. Change your eating habits. Avoid eati...  Read Full »

What are the tests to be done to know whether I am MRSA positive?

Query: Hi doctor, Yesterday, I was in contact with a MRSA patient. He put his hand on my head to pray for me about 3 minutes or so. He did not touch me anywhere else, and I had my gown and gloves on. He was diagnosed with MRSA by nasal swab. Am I infected? How can I get tested to find out if I am? I know t...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Likely, you are not infected. Even if you are exposed, that does not mean infection. It depends on the immunity of the person. You are not immunocompromised, so even if you are exposed, the probability of developing the disease is very less. At this stage, no test can ...  Read Full »

Why am I getting severe hair fall after pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I have great hair fall as I am breastfeeding my four months old baby.   Read Full »


Dr. Sunita Kothari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Taking insufficient vitamins and minerals can exacerbate hair loss. Eat healthy foods and stay hydrated in addition to your regular calorie intake. You need to take food in extra calories for nursing. You need to take extra calories of around 650 calories to produce...  Read Full »

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