High Calorie Food

High-calorie food are beneficial in treating underweight and malnutrition. A body mass index of less than 18.5 is considered to be underweight. People with stress, depression, celiac disease, cancer, hyperthyroidism, type 1 diabetes, eating disorders, diarrhea, and high metabolism tend to be underweight. It can cause nutritional deficiency, anemia, fertility problems, weakened immunity, poor wound healing, fatigue, poor sleep, etc. Food like red meat, pork, chicken, fish, milk, cheese, butter, beans, yogurt, nuts, olives, peanut butter, avocado, mayonnaise, potatoes, whole grains, etc., are calorie dense and helps in regaining weight.

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How to improve my body weight?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. My weight has been ranging between 119 to 121 lbs for the last four years. My height is 5.8 feet. I am taking good food, but have lean body. What I should do? Please help me to improve my body weight. I started doing masturbation by the age of 13. I used to ejaculate fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Divakara. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, I think you might be having some hormonal issue, which is the reason for your lean muscular body. So, we need to check the hormonal imbalance you are having now. For that I recommend the following tests. 1. FBS (fasting blood sugar). 2. PPBS (postprandial blood suga...  Read Full »

I am underweight and eat more than 3000 calories in a day. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am underweight, eating more than 3000 calories daily, but I am still underweight. What to do?  Read Full »

Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. To gain weight in a healthy way, you need to build muscle. I advise you to indulge in regular physical activity and a healthy diet pattern. There is really no shortcut to a healthy body. Healthy diet: Do not start eating oily food or junk food to gain weight, becaus...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest me some good ways to lose weight healthily.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a male who is overweight. I weighed myself, my weight was between 190 to 200 lbs, and my height is 5'7". I cannot accurately say what my diet consists of. But I eat eggs, bread, and vegetables too often, but I do not eat fruits. I am sedentary, but I struggle with OCD and can eat ...  Read Full »

Dr. Radha Peruvemba Hariharan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are overweight, and it can be controlled or reduced with proper diet and exercise. Please reduce your calorie intake because being sedentary will not make you burn the calories you take, and it will again accumulate as fat. So, kindly take plenty of green leafy ...  Read Full »

Why do I have weight loss, memory problems, and body pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34-year-old female. My issues are weight loss, memory loss, and body pain. I had medication for depression for two years. My vitamin D3 level is 34. Currently, I am taking Ashwagandhadi, Liv-on, and Amlapitta. I had taken medication for two years for depression.  Read Full »

Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Vitamin D3 levels should be between 20 to 50 ng/mL. A 34 ng/mL level of vitamin D is normal and is ruling out vitamin D deficiency. If the weight loss is of short duration, it may be due to thyroiditis or some acute infection. If the weight loss is of longer duratio...  Read Full »

Should I get my heart checked as a heart attack runs in my family?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30 year old female. My father who is 65 years old has suffered from two very severe heart attacks, one recently and another two years back. His father and brother both died in their 50s from heart attacks. Is heart attack genetic? Should my son and I get tested?  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, heart attack has a genetic component coupled with environmental elements like lifestyle, etc. Your chance of acquiring it depends on both of your parents. Likewise, your son acquiring it depends on you and your husband. But you are at an increased risk, so you...  Read Full »

Why do I not put on weight even after using appetizers?

Query: Hello doctor, My age is 23. But, I weigh only 37 kg for 158 cm height. My parents consulted different medical practitioners, but nothing worked out. Appetizers did not work too. I do not have strong immunity. I get fever often. No one in my family is lean other than me. They all have normal weight. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For a height of 158 cm, your ideal weight should be between 56 to 60 kg. You can definitely gain weight. First of all, I would suggest you to rule out any chronic disease by carrying out complete blood count, chest x-ray, thyroid hormone profile, liver function tests and...  Read Full »

How to gain weight?

Query: Hi doctor, I am very thin. I want to gain more mass and weight. For that I am consuming multivitamin tablets and protein powder, but no use. I have a doubt that whatever I am taking is not 100% digesting to supply that energy to my body? What do I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can definitely gain weight. If you think you are not getting 100% of what you are eating, it could be probably due to worm infestation in intestine. For that you can take tablet Ivoral Forte (combination of Ivermectin and Albendazole) once after dinner. To gain weight...  Read Full »

Will eating 12 eggs in a day cause any health issues?

Query: Hi doctor, I ate 12 eggs today. Will this cause any health issues?  Read Full »

Dr. Mayank Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Proteins in eggs are of most superior quality and now the cholesterol (in the yolk) is also not considered as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. But eating 12 large boiled eggs (about 600 grams) will provide you more than 900 calories. Since already you have a hi...  Read Full »

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