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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Is there any hypertensive medication that does not cause respiratory difficulty?

Query: Hello doctor,I have hypertension, and in my childhood, I suffered from asthma. I have been prescribed ARB (angiotensin receptor blockers) to treat my hypertension; however, I have experienced side effects that lead to discontinuing the medication. Losartan 100 mg caused nervousness. Candesartan 8...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry about it, as there are multiple options available. The side effects are class effect and all drugs from this class will have these effects and will not suit you. You need to change to other class of medicine. I suggest tablet Amlodipine 5 mg, once a d...  Read Full »

Can high TSH be due to being overweight?

Query: Hi doctor, Based solely on a TSH (Thyroid-stimulating hormone) of 4.8 and unnamed observed symptoms, my PCP (primary care physician) declared me to have hyperthyroidism and prescribed 25 mcg Levothyroxine daily. I started the regimen and thought I saw a reduction in the edema in my feet (I sit all ...  Read Full »


Dr. Thiyagarajan T

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Stop using Levothyroxine. Check TSH and FT4 (free Thyroxine) in 3 months and also add an Anti-TPO (Thyroid peroxidase) antibody. The slightly high TSH is probably due to being overweight and not the other way round. If TSH progressively goes higher (more than 8) and...  Read Full »

What should I do if my hemoglobin is low?

Query: Hi doctor, I just had a routine checkup done. Please check the attached reports, and let me know if everything is fine.  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had seen your report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your hemoglobin is slightly low, and it mostly seems to be iron-deficiency anemia. For that, no medication is needed. I suggest eating iron-rich foods like green leafy vegetables, dry fruits, beans,...  Read Full »

Please advise a good diet plan to reduce my weight naturally.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been trying to reduce my weight for the past six months, but there has been no positive result. Now, I am tired of counting calories and weighing every food to maintain a proper diet. It drives me insane, and I could not sustain it anymore. But I want to get lean.Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. Kindly follow the following diet plan: During morning: 1) Milk or tea - 100 mL. 2) Almond and walnuts - 10 numbers each. Breakfast: 1) One boiled egg. 2) Sandwich with cheese At 11'o clock; 1) On boiled egg. Lun...  Read Full »

Would you please suggest any medicine to reduce weight?

Query: Hi, I am 20 years old. My weight is 65 kg. My height is 5' 5". I want to lose my weight about 4 to 5 kg. Please suggest me any medicine to reduce weight.  Read Full »


Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The best way to reduce weight is by regular physical exercise and balanced diet. You can lose weight by reducing your intake of oily food and sweets. It is also important to space your meals in such a way that you have more frequent, small meals (and not hea...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a vegetarian paleo diet chart.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 40 year old female, and I weigh 88 kg and my height is 160 cm. I am a vegetarian but I eat eggs. I am planning to start paleo diet to reduce my weight and before starting the diet, I got a blood test done. I am attaching my reports. Please suggest a vegetarian diet chart. What ty...  Read Full »


Dr. Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and according to it, you can go on a paleo diet. Which is good for your weight maintenance. But remember a vegetarian diet lacks some essential protein, which can only be supplied by non-vegetar...  Read Full »

Is it possible to lose weight by taking a protein diet?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a desk job, and I drive almost 3 to 4 hours, so I mostly feel tired. But, I have recently started working out and taking a protein diet. I recently got an annual check-up done, and I want you to see the attached reports, and give your opinion on them. I have been on a protein...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You do have a raised total cholesterol, but considering your age, I would not advise any lipid lowering drugs as of now. I suggest you try doing the following. Cut down on ...  Read Full »

Do irregular food timings lead to weight gain in PCOD patients?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old unmarried woman with PCOD. I was diagnosed with PCOD eight years back. My height is 152 cm, and my current weight is 70 kg. I have been trying to lose weight for years. A few years back, my weight was 80 kg, and in the past one and a half years, I have been able to ...  Read Full »


Dr. Jignaba Zala

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are multiple factors in your case. as you have PCOD (poly-cystic ovarian disease), you have a hormonal imbalance that causes bloating, water retention, and weight gain. The second thing you are not physically active or do exercise. Third, your activities sched...  Read Full »

Why are Clenbuterol and T3 not helping me lose weight?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 61 kg now, and I have been taking Clenbuterol and T3 together to burn the fat, but I have not even reduced one kg until now. I have been working out only a little and following a proper ketogenic diet. What is the issue that the most potent medicine is not working for my body? Should...  Read Full »


Dr. Subharanjini Ramesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are overweight for your height by 7 kg (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). You are pretty young. If you follow a regular healthy diet with exercises, you can quickly lose weight. I do not advise a ketogenic diet for weight reduction. It may or m...  Read Full »

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

Query: Hi doctor,I stopped taking an 800 calorie diet before three weeks. After that, I started to do HIIT and light weight lifting. I developed extreme migraines, fatigue, body pain, and energy loss. I took 25 grams of carbohydrates every day. I lost up to 8 kilograms on this regime for two months. I was ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Reduced intake of food affects your energy levels and brain function. If you change your carbohydrate ratio, then it is ncessary to change your protein and fat ratio. Your metabolism fluctuates according to this and hence you feel low. I need some details to provide...  Read Full »

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