How To Lose Weight

You can lose weight by consuming a low-calorie and a high-fiber diet. Thirty minutes of physical exercise like walking, swimming, aerobics, etc. will help lose weight. Usually, by reducing the intake of processed foods, which are high in saturated fats, salt and sugar, and exercising, weight loss can be achieved.

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Can weight be reduced by going to the gym?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old male. My weight is 100 kg and height is 5'5". My current medications are as follows. Atorvastatin 10 mg on alternate days for hyperlipidemia, Allopurinol 100 mg three times a day for hyperuricemia and LABA plus steroid inhaler for asthma. Today, my BP is 139/98 mmHg o...  Read Full »


Dr. Hariharan V

Diabetologist, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Nutritionist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are overweight. You have to reduce your weight to around 65 kg to live a healthy life. Your lipid status and blood pressure may become normal, once you shed those extra kilos. Going to the gym is a good initiative and I suggest you not to lift weights until you become...  Read Full »

Is weight affected by high TSH value?

Query: Hi doctor,My weight is keep on increasing in spite of diet and regular exercise. I got my thyroid test done and it showed high TSH of 4.7 with normal T3 and T4. I am getting regular cold. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your TSH - thyroid-stimulating hormone value is almost normal. Range we take usually normal is 0.5 to 4.0 mIU/L. Some differences are due to laboratory you choose and sample timing. The best is the early morning sampling. In such a situation there is no need to take any m...  Read Full »

Please guide on calorie intake to reduce around 100 pounds of weight.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old male who has spent the last three years severely overweight. I had a sports injury and I packed on a lot of weight afterward. In total around 100 pounds. I felt fairly healthy at 6'1 280 pounds I was playing collegiate rugby. I decided to make a change in the last...  Read Full »


Dr. Shakti Mishra

Fitness Expert, Nutritionist, Physiotherapist, Yoga Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, yes gradual loss of weight is always advisable for your health. It will be difficult but needs patience over time. You can continue with the amount of items taking but do jot skip any meal. Always have a natural source of multivitamins like fresh fruits or vege...  Read Full »

What kind of eating regimen to implement to lose weight healthily and build muscles?

Query: I stopped a strict 800 calorie diet with 6-7 days of HIIT and light weight lifting about 3 weeks ago. I developed extreme migraines, fatigue, body pain and energy loss as I also tried to stick to 20-25g of carbs every day. I lost about 8 kg being on this regime for two months. Being 57,5 kg and 149c...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumiya Sulthana

Nutritionist, Dietician

Answer: Thank you for posting your query. Reduced intake effects energy level and mainly brain function it's important to alter if you change carbohydrates ratio then you need to alter protein and fat in higher ratio things had been changed and metabolism fluctuates hence you feel low. I still need many d...  Read Full »

Please suggest tips for rapid weight loss.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 17 years old, and I weigh almost 300 lbs. I absolutely hate my weight and body so much as I always wanted to be skinny. I lift weights four times a week at my school's weight room. I am a diver on my school's girls swim and dive team, and I am a thrower on track and field team. I g...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are a few things that need to be addressed here. Please be happy about who you are as an individual. Do not judge yourself with the weight. Nobody can mess around with you. There are certain things that you are doing wrong here. If you want to lose weight: 1. St...  Read Full »

How is male breast enlargement treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I am overweight for my age. I am wondering whether you could help me out. I also feel that I have male breast enlargement. I just wanted to check what I can do further.  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For weight loss the most important thing is to determine the calories you are taking in a day. Cut down by 500 calories a day, which may very well be a bottle of soda or a half muffin and bag of chips. This will allow you to lose about 1-1/2 lbs a week. If you add an ...  Read Full »

I weigh about 75 kg with a height of 5 feet 2 inches. Will yoga help in weight reduction?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old. My height is 5' 2" and weighs about 75 kg. What are the yoga I could do to reduce weight? How many days a week and for how many hours shall I practice yoga?  Read Full »


Dr. Vinod Kumar

Yoga Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your height and weight, your BMI (body mass index) comes out to 30.24 which is considered to be a clear case of obesity for Asian population according to the latest guidelines. If you are really willing to lose weight, then you just need to understand t...  Read Full »

What are the disadvantages of drinking honey with hot water?

Query: Hello doctor, Every morning I used to take hot water with honey and lemon. Can it have any side effects if I keep taking it for so long? Does it help to reduce body weight?  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for your query on this platform. No, it will not have any side effects. Neither will it reduce your body weight but, it will help to detoxify your body. If you have to lose weight then you should decrease calorie intake in your diet and...  Read Full »

Is Garcinia Cambogia a good slimming product? Can you suggest low carb diet chart ?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old female. My height is 166 cm and I weigh 77 kg. Actually, I used to take less food only. But, I do not know, how I am getting obese. One of my friend said that Garcinia cambogia is a good slimming product. So, before using that, I thought of consulting a dietician. If...  Read Full »


Dr. Manidipa Dey

Dietician, Nutritionist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to have low calorie, low carbohydrate and high protein balanced diet chart for your weight loss. According to your height, your ideal body weight should be 63-65 kg. Diet and exercise both are important for the weight loss program. Exercise regularly. Do n...  Read Full »

How can weight be reduced in a thyroid patient?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 68 years old, 1.87 m tall and 140 kg weight. I need to lose weight but it is very very difficult. My thyroid analysis is attached. Is this the reason? What should I do to lose weight at my age? Do I need Thyroxin? TSH 4.88 μIU/ml, free T4- Gen .3 0.96ng/dl.  Read Full »


Dr. C Elanchezhian

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, you are overweight. Your BMI is nearly 40. Blood sugar high/HbA1C 7.9 increased, ask your diabetologist to adjust the dose (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Control BP. But from your laboratory reports- T4 0.96 is low/TSH is 4.88 just increased....  Read Full »

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