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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Please suggest ways to control bad odor due to stomach problem.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a regular alcoholic. The problem is that I have bad smell due to stomach problem. Suggest me how to cure bad smell. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Rashi Verma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to With little changes in diet and lifestyle, it is possible to remove the bad smell. Have food in a proper manner and always have smaller bites. Eat slowly and chew your food thoroughly so that all of what you eat gets digested. Do not gulp your food. While havin...  Read Full »

What does my endoscopic biopsy suggest?

Query: Hi doctor, I am working as a software professional. Recently, I had discomfort in digestion, severe bloating, gas formation and a frequent sensation of motions. I went to a gastroenterologist and he made an endoscopy and an endoscopic biopsy. The biopsy report is as below. Nature of specimen: Re...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The reports of biopsy are suggestive of erosive gastritis.Razo-D, Rabeprazole is a good medicine, but you need to take it twice a day before breakfast and dinner.I also suggest Sucrase-O 2 teaspoons four times a day and a good probiotic twice a day for 10 days. Consult yo...  Read Full »

Why do I feel dizzy when I take BP medications?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male. I was recently diagnosed with high BP. The doctor asked me to get a lipid profile test done and the results were normal. So, he prescribed Tazloc 40 but, when I took this medicine I felt very dizzy. I am unable to work and it is affecting my job as well.  I...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, I went through your post. Your age is 35, which means you are young. However, you have not mentioned how much your BP reading was raised by.Tazloc (Telmisartan) is a good drug, but unless your BP was more than 160/90, it would cause giddiness. Nortipan (a combination of Nortriptyline and Preg...  Read Full »

I have been gaining weight rapidly for the past few months. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had my hormone test done, and my leptin is 10.2 ng/mL. I have been gaining weight rapidly for the past two months. Please help me with the prescription. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Thiyagarajan. T

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Leptin is a measure of fat tissue in your body. In rare genetic diseases where there are leptin hormone receptor problems, leptin hormone production problems, lipodystrophy problems, leptin is used as a medicine. Leptin measure does not help in managing weight in overweig...  Read Full »

Why do I have high blood pressure, poor circulation, and frequent nosebleeds?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a fit and healthy 18-year-old girl. I do a lot of physical activity and follow a healthy diet. However, when I measured my blood pressure multiple times under proper conditions, it was high, with an average of 134/73. I also wanted to add that I have poor circulation and am alway...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Your blood pressure is not much high. Diastolic blood pressure is completely within the limit, and systolic blood pressure is slightly high, above 130. There is nothing much to worry about. I suggest the below lifestyle measures: Conti...  Read Full »

I am apprehensive to undergo fertility treatment, but I want to conceive. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 30-year-old woman. I got married eight months ago and have been trying to conceive for three months. My gynecologist suggested that my endometrium was thin on day two of menstruation. They prescribed a tablet Siphene after which they did three follicular studies and gave me an in...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. As it has been only three months since you have been trying to get pregnant, I suggest you go for unprotected sex for a year and go for fertility investigations if you cannot conceive. I suggest the below lifestyle changes: ...  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 Raja

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 ...  Read Full »

I have had tuberculosis, and I am gaining weight in the belly area. How to cure it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had tuberculosis for the past year, and I am on medications. Some months back, I skipped the medicines for a month because I was fed up with taking the medicines. I am also taking medicines for fungal infections on the skin of my feet, and I am just gaining weight and becoming heav...  Read Full »

Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. First of all, we need to talk about your tuberculosis treatment. Even though your symptoms might have disappeared, you need to complete the entire course of treatment; otherwise, there is a high chance of relapse with a more resistant strai...  Read Full »

Are anti-psychotic and anti-epileptic drugs responsible for my PCOS?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been having irregular periods, hormonal imbalance, severe acne, and extreme weight gain.I have a history of PCOS and I have been taking the tablet Lamotrigine and the tablet Serotia.I would like to know how to deal with this condition.  Read Full »

Dr. Manisha Raghunath Auradkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. As you were previously diagnosed with PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), the symptoms you are experiencing now are of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) likely. PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is dealt with medications but the most importan...  Read Full »

When will my stomach ache and diarrhea be cured?

Query: Hello doctor, A week back, I woke up and rushed to the bathroom with a terrible stomach ache to throw up. Minutes later, I had mild diarrhea throughout the day after that. Next day morning, on my way to school, I had to open my car door and throw up outside. Yesterday, I did not throw up but had dia...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Get physically examined and investigated to rule out the medical problem and treat accordingly. You need diet modification. For details on diet please follow up. Drink plenty of fluid. Keep well hydrated, and have ORS (oral rehydration solution). I suggest the follow...  Read Full »

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