Exercises

Exercise is any physical activity that helps in maintaining the overall health of the body. Physical exercises are generally classified into three groups, namely aerobic exercises (walking, swimming, cycling), anaerobic exercises (weight and functional training), and flexibility exercises (stretching).

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Why did I get a panic attack after smoking Marijuana?

Query: Hello doctor, About a month ago, I decided to smoke marijuana with some friends, as I have several times before. Everything was going as usual, but when I took the second drag, I instantly had a panic attack. I decided to go to my room to try to wait it out, and after a while, the high went away, b...  Read Full »


Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Substance-induced anxiety disorder seems unlikely here as one month had passed since you last smoked and the intensity of symptoms also goes against it. In my opinion, you should first go with non-pharmacological methods like Practice relaxation techniques like b...  Read Full »

I cannot get a hard erection and have an early ejaculation after masturbating for many years. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been masturbating for many years. I used to have a hard erection and sexual satisfaction before. However, the last five to six times, I am not able to get a hard erection, and I also have early ejaculation. Also, I am not having much sexual satisfaction because of this. Can you...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for consulting us. I understand your concern and will surely help you out. Masturbation is harmful as it can affect memory and erectile function. Therefore, I suggest you get serum testosterone, random blood sugar, and lipid profile done. Also, weight-bea...  Read Full »

Can those who have a history of left kidney stones engage in regular cycling exercise?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from kidney stones in my left kidney for the last two years. Initially, it measured around 15 mm in the ultrasound report, and then the size went down to 6 mm in the recent CT scan. Since I had severe pain and the stone size was not accurately interpreted in the ultr...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for consulting us on icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. Undergoing a CT (computed tomography) scan is the accurate method. A kidney stone measuring 6 mm, should be treated with shock wave therapy rather than leaving it alone....  Read Full »

What causes testicular pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. I have mild pain in right testicle for a week. The nerves connecting to the right testicle are always in strain mainly in the area of epididymis and vas deference. It pains when I walk, jump, rub or masturbate. I get random swelling, irritation and pain in my right test...  Read Full »


Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your symptoms, I believe you are having one of the following: Chronic inflammation of prostate (prostatitis) with pain being referred to testis. Pelvic pain syndrome with primary involvement of testis. Very rarely ureteric stones for repeated testicular tors...  Read Full »

How to improve my testosterone level?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old. My total testosterone was low. It was 400 ng/dL. This was on last Friday after a very intense week with insufficient sleep and no exercise. My question is, am I stuck with this? How can I improve this to any value within the normal range?  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. However, I would like you to answer few questions so that I can help you better. Why did you do the test? Do you have any sexual or infertility problem? Male testosterone levels (T level) usually range between 250 ng/dL and 850...  Read Full »

What should be done for the abnormalities shown in the blood test report?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a diabetic patient and I take Cetapin XR 1000 twice a day but, due to some irregularity and working stress my fasting sugar is now 140. In my test report, some other abnormalities were also present, which I have mentioned below: Triglyceride: 151 Cholesterol HDL direct: 35 Cholest...  Read Full »


Dr. Chandra Prakash Tanwar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your reports, I observe you have vitamin D deficiency, subclinical hypothyroidism, transaminitis, and reduced HDL. You are overweight. So, I would advise you to involve in physical exercises, brisk walking, and make dietary modifications. For diabetes, ...  Read Full »

What can I do to lose my body weight?

Query: Hello doctor, I eat healthy, I workout, but I am not able to lose weight. I am really worried about my health. What can I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Prathap Kumar. M. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want you to understand how metabolism plays an important role in weight gain or weight reduction. An increased metabolism will lead to more energy burning which will help you to reduce weight. How to increase metabolism? As soon as you wake up, drink a glass of...  Read Full »

Are medications needed to rectify my lipid profile values?

Query: Hello doctor, Kindly see the test report and advice what precautions or medications are required especially in the lipid profile section.  Read Full »


Dr. Isaac Gana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). From your lipid profile test, variables like your total cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL (low-density lipoprotein), and HDL (high-density lipoprotein) are slightly either increas...  Read Full »

Is diabetes medicine needed if HbA1c is 7.5?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 52 year old female. One year before I went to a diabetologist and took glucose tolerance test. Here is the result, fasting - 128 mg/dL, 1 hour - 340 mg/dL, 2 hour - 196 mg/dL. Doctor prescribed medicine for a month but after that I did not take any medication. Now I would...  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Gupta Dhaniram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have mentioned that took medicine for a month, still your HbA1c - glycated hemoglobin is 7.5 (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This is little high. The target of HbA1c should be less than 7. So, I would suggest you to continue with tablet Gly...  Read Full »

Can smoking cause clubbed nails?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old male, who weighs 195 lbs and I am 5.10 feet tall. All of my fingers are clubbed. My nails have become wide and thick giving them an abnormal round appearance. The skin above my cuticles is slightly raised and red. My nails do not extend straight out, but they curve d...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the photo (attachment removed to protect patient identity) of your nails and fingers, and it is in fact clubbing. The cause is smoking-induced lung damage and bronchiectasis. Regarding the reversibility, we cannot be sure at this moment, as it will d...  Read Full »

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