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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What should I do further to keep my BP under control?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 44-year-old male. I am a non-smoker, occasional drinker (two to three days per week). I take Olmesartan once daily, Apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, and honey once daily. I am trying to understand my high BP more. Is it just my physiology or is it something else? Every time ...  Read Full »


Dr. Isaac Gana

Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your frustration. Do not be worried you will be fine. The reason why your blood pressure is still slightly high is a direct consequence of been obese. The ideal weight for you is within the range of 75 to 82 kg that is why your blood pressure keeps ge...  Read Full »

Can you suggest a weight gain diet for a GERD sufferer?

Query: Need a weight gain diet for GERD sufferer  Read Full »


Dr. Subharanjini Ramesh

Dietician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq. Your BMI is 18 which belongs to underweight category. Now at this age, it will be difficult to gain weight. For a detailed diet chart, you need to provide your food habits and if you are vegetarian or non-veg. Apart from this, are you taking any medications for your health pr...  Read Full »

What can cause overly oily skin, burning lips, a painful throat, and thrush?

Query: Hello. Does having low (and high) blood levels have anything to do with overly oily skin, burning lips, a painful throat and thrush? I've been feeling these symptoms for 3 months and I can't take it anymore. I'm getting a blood test done this week; which levels should I particularly make sure are ...  Read Full »


Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi! There could be multiple factors involved over here as a result of which these symptoms are occurring. I would recommend you to perform the following tests mentioned below Complete blood count Hba1c Serum electrolytes Liver function tests Kidney function tests. Urine routine Viral marke...  Read Full »

Can you please suggest a diet chart so that I can study properly and stop gaining weight?

Query: Hlw dr. I m a student. I always feel very lazy n whenever i start studying i feel sleepy n get onto bed. My exams are coming n i m unable to control my sleeping. Please help me with some diet chart so that i can study properly n dur to improper diet my weight increased alarmingly.  Read Full »


Dr. Subharanjini Ramesh

Dietician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq. For your height, you just have to decrease 2-3 kgs. You can avoid on all kinds of junk foods, processed foods, bakery products, sweets, fried stuffs, alcohol and tobacco. Don’t store any kind of junk foods at home . That way you can control eating it. Follow a simple mantra...  Read Full »

Can Achilles' tendon weakness make a person fall often?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a question for my mother. My mother is 50 years old. She complains of episodic, sudden loss of weight bearing ability on the left Achilles tendon. This has resulted in two major falls, which resulted in trauma. These are present for past few months and have become more frequent in...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Chawla

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your mother's elaborative history provided here, along with the reports attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity) with this query. She has mild osteoarthritic changes in the lumbosacral region with osteoarthritis knee, anemia, peria...  Read Full »

Why do I have puffy nipples after liposuction?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old male. I had liposuction a year before for gynecomastia. I have been in perfect shape for a while. I have gained a bit of weight recently and noticed the development of puffy nipples. This is bothering me very much. I need some guidance. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Vikram Kumar R

Plastic Surgeon, Cosmetologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the breast gland has been excised with the previous liposuction, then it is only fat and it can be reduced with re-lipo or diet and exercise. If the gland was not excised, then it is residual gland and it has to be removed. Please consult your specialist doctor for phy...  Read Full »

What causes a big belly?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old male. My height is 5'6" and weight is 74 kg. I have a big belly with the rest of my body being a little leaner. I have continuous hunger even after I have had food. After a meal with five roti and a cup of rice, I will feel hungry within an hour or two. I have zero...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com We are here to help you. You seem to be simply suffering from belly obesity that occurs as a result of a sedentary lifestyle. Excessive hunger is just a functional issue, that is since you eat, you get more hunger. It is a habit. Start exercising and join a ...  Read Full »

Please help me interpret my semen report.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been married for two years now. We have been trying for baby since last one year, but not getting any positive result. We used to intercourse as per ovulation calculator, but my problem is that I can ejaculate only when she is on top. But, I failed to ejaculate in another position...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query with keen interest and reviewed the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). From the available description, it appears that there is no gross abnormality from the semen analysis point of view and you have sufficient sperms to i...  Read Full »

Please help me interpret my blood report.

Query: Hi doctor,I have attached my blood test reports here. Kindly help me with it, because some of the values are not normal. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed all the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Few of them are slightly on the higher side, but are not deranged enough to warrant any treatment. Your cholesterol levels and homocysteine levels are on the higher side for which y...  Read Full »

What herbal medicine can I take to maintain sexual health?

Query: Hi doctor, Recently, I got my semen test from a laboratory. Detail of the test is as follows: Volume - 3.0 mL, color - gray white, viscosity - thick, total sperm count - 60 million, active motile 20%, sluggish motile 30% and non-motile 50%, pus cell 3-4/HPF and morphology 45 %. I want to know that ...  Read Full »


Dr. Pritam Mohapatra

Naturopathy Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I appreciate you seeking help. I would recommend the following in your case. First and foremost, taking good care of your diet and nutrition is indeed critical to maintaining a good health including the sexual health. You need to take a wholesome nutritious diet, preferab...  Read Full »

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