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Your doctor may advise you to increase your body weight if you are underweight. It is important to do so in a healthy way by eating and drinking nutrient-dense foods and not by consuming empty calories and junk food which will do more harm in the long run.

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What should I do to put on weight?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 20 year old male. My weight is 50 kg my height is 5 feet and 8 inches. I am very slim. What should I do to put on weight?  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. Your ideal weight should be calculated according to your height. The normal BMI (body mass index) is between 19.5 to 24.9. According, to your height and weight your BMI is 18.58 which is below normal. You can take Nutrigain granules with lukewar...  Read Full »

How to increase the weight of my 1-year-old daughter?

Query: Hello doctor, I am the proud father of a baby girl, who is 1 year old. The problem is that we have noticed a very slow increase in her weight. She is almost a year old, but her weight is still 7 kg. I just want to know if there is anything we can do to know the cause of why she is having such a pro...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have not mentioned about her birth weight. That will give us an idea about how much weight she has gained. Our criteria for good health in young children are their feeding, sleep, and activities. If all these parameters are normal, there is nothing to worry. She w...  Read Full »

What medicines can help in gaining weight?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 22 year old male, and I am very thin. So, I want to gain weight. Is there any medicine that I can take to gain weight? If yes, then please tell me the name.  Read Full »


Dr. Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you get the following tests done. Thyroid level. Stress level. Bone density. Worm test.  Daily exercise with proper diet will help you gain weight with fitness. Eat every two hours. You have to eat high-protein foods. I have given you a diet chart. I have als...  Read Full »

Can ayurvedic supplements help in gaining weight?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to gain weight. Is there any ayurvedic weight gain supplement? Can I take Nutrigain? Please help me,  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Nutrigain is a herbal product, you can use it to gain weight. Weight gain or loss depends on your appetite. If your appetite is not good, then whatever you eat, it will never increase your weight. Yoga and exercise can regulate your metabolism and it will be able to incre...  Read Full »

Will Kushmanda Rasayana help in weight gain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am very lean, and I want to gain weight. Amongst Endura mass, Accumass capsule, and Kushmanda Rasayana, which is good for weight gain? Please help me. I want to put on some weight.  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. All these are weight gain supplements. But let me tell you one thing, your weight should be proportional to the height. It should be calculated with the help of BMI (body mass index). Normal BMI should be between 19.5 to 24.9. So, if your BMI is...  Read Full »

Is it advisable to use a muscle mass gainer to gain weight?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 17 years old. Can I use muscle mass gainer to gain weight?  Read Full »


Dr. Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, you should check your thyroid level, stress level, bone density and worm test. If all the above tests are fine, then follow the chart. Daily exercise with proper diet will help you in achieving your weight with fitness. You have to eat every 2 hours. You have to ...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest an appetite enhancer to increase my weight.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old male. My height is 5'8" and weight is 53 kg. I want to gain weight. I do not feel hungry. I want to increase my appetite so that I can eat more. I also do not eat junk foods. I have always been underweight. I used a syrup to increase appetite when I was 14. But, I did ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.There are food items which can act as appetizers instead of any syrup. But, if you find that syrup, then you can have it.Have tomato soups every day at 12 noon before lunch. Have carrot and cucumber salad in the evening or mid noon every day.Take a bowl of yogurt daily du...  Read Full »

Why am I losing weight continuously for the past 18 days?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old male, and I am losing weight continuously from the last 18 to 25 days. I weigh 48 kg. I feel hungry, but do not feel like eating anything. What should I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are many causes for weight loss. Some medical conditions and bad body metabolism are common causes. Loss of appetite is one of the primary cause of emaciation. I suggest you try doing the following. Take Ashwagandha and Shatavari powder, 3 gm twice daily with mi...  Read Full »

Will taking Ayurveda medicine increase appetite in a slightly-built individual to gain weight?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a slightly built child from childhood, so I want to gain weight. I want to take Liv 52 DS tablet to increase my appetite. So I want to know how to take this medicine and when to take it, for example after or before meal, morning or evening, one tablet or two tablets, etc. Kindly giv...  Read Full »


Dr. Manisha Auradkar Raghunath Auradkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern regarding your appetite problem. The Liv 52 DS (Guduchi, Daruharidra, Mulak, Amalaki) tablet is not primarily used for improving appetite. Its main use is improving liver function or help to repair damages to the liver mostly associated ...  Read Full »

How can a genetically skinny person gain weight?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 22 years old. I am skinny and I am getting married soon. Now I am concerned about gaining weight. I want to gain weight soon. I think that I am genetically skinny from birth. Kindly help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Revathi Sundaramurthy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You look normal according to your height (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Being healthy is of utmost importance. As you seem to be genetically skinny, you can look more charmer by following these things. Kindly note whether yo...  Read Full »

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