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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How can I reduce my weight which I gained in the past four years?

Query: Hello doctor, How can I reduce my weight because I am losing my self-confidence? I am 99 kilograms and 163 centimeters. I am 29 years old. My periods are regular. I am not taking any other medicines. All my blood tests are normal, which I took a week ago. Give me tips or a diet plan to reduce weight...  Read Full »

Dr. Sajeev Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have to do diet control and exercises to reduce weight. Count calories and take a 1200 Calorie diet. There is no other way, such as any medication.  Read Full »

Are my ovarian cysts not allowing me to lose weight and conceive?

Query: Hi doctor,I am currently overweight and trying to lose weight for a while but nothing has been working. I got an ultrasound done last year and many cysts on my ovaries were seen. We have also been trying to conceive for the past ten months. I am in my early thirties and I have a six years old boy. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed

Answer: Hi,Welcome to weight is more than normal. Do u have menstruation irregularities? How about any acne, or facial hair? What have you been trying for the treatment, any medications? Your blood tests are fine other than cholesterol levels. You need to do TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone...  Read Full »

Why am I not losing weight even after exercising and eating only fewer calories?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a female, who weighs 155 lbs, and I am 5.7 feet tall. I cut off the muscle weight because I have a lot of muscle, including the muscle, my weight is 160 lbs. I have been trying to lose weight for the past two months, but nothing has seemed to work. I go to the gym almost every day, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Losing weight sometimes is tricky, especially, if you are trying to body sculpt. How long are you on the treadmill and elliptical? How many calories are you burning? Are you found of core strengthening exercises, abdominal crunches, massage, etc.? Someti...  Read Full »

With my PCOS left untreated, I am not sure how to lose weight. Any suggestions?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been taking birth control pills for a while to help with my hormonal imbalance. I have PCOS and it is impossible to lose weight with it. The birth control pills were treating it but gave me really high blood pressure and acne, so I stopped using it. With my PCOS being untreated...  Read Full »

Dr. Sajeev Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to, I understand your concern and feel sad to say that if you have hypertrophic deposion of fat, it is unlikely to slow down. I mean,if your body cells are large they cannot shrink, while dieting exercises and similar measures may reduce only extracellular fat deposion....  Read Full »

What is the treatment for irregular periods and weight gain?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 25, married and sexually active. I suffered from PCOD for a while, took all sorts of allopathic and homeopathic medicines and when I got scanned two months ago, PCOD was not found. I thought this is the end of my problem but, still, my periods are irregular. Last time, I was la...  Read Full »

Dr. Sujata Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please note that PCOD is not diagnosed by ultrasound.Kindly get thyroid profile, serum androsterone test, serum prolactin, serum testosterone, free androgen index, serum insulin, and fasting blood sugar test done.Start doing six sets of Surya Namaskar every day.Follow ...  Read Full »

What exercises can I do to reduce weight without any equipment?

Query: Hello doctor,I am overweight and want to reduce my weight. Please tell me what are the exercises I can do to reduce weight without any types of equipment. I have slight back pain. So, kindly suggest accordingly. I want to become slim in every part of the body.  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There is no magic formula to lose weight. You need to observe the following points to reduce weight: Eat 1500 to 2000 calories a day. Exercise for 45 minutes to an hour every day for five days a week. Include aerobics and weight training. Sleep for seven t...  Read Full »

Please suggest tips to quit my habit of eating raw rice and reduce my weight.

Query: Hi doctor,I am asking for my daughter. She is a 13-year-old female and just turned 13 last month. She is very addicted to eating raw rice. She is having this problem since very small and have tried several methods and searched online that she has PICA disorder. I have done many things like substitut...  Read Full »

Dr. Dwipannita Kalita

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for consulting at icliniq. Since she already knows that she has Pica, and has weight problems because of eating raw rice, this disorder is usually due to iron deficiency anemia. Of course, raw rice has more calories which are leading to weight gain, and al...  Read Full »

What is the reason for muscle cramps in the bottom part of the belly and pain above the heel of the right leg?

Query: Hello doctor, I have muscle cramps in the bottom part of my belly or sometimes one one side of the belly since two to three years. I have put on a lot of weight and now have a protruding belly. I am taking Presolar twice a day, Tazloc-H, Modlip 10, Neurobion Forte once a day, and Caldikind sachet...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaveri Dandapani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The first thing I want to address is regarding your weight. I want you to reduce it by 20 kg within a year. Your HbA1c is high. Even though your PPBS (post-prandial blood sugar) is normal, FBS (fasting blood sugar) is slightly high. For this, I want you to go for reg...  Read Full »

I am 18 years old, and I want to reduce my weight. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old female who wants to lose weight as I am a bit overweight, but there are chances of lockdown. Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Vishal Kumar Wadi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please share your daily routine and food intake with time. I will suggest a diet plan accordingly. Thank you.  Read Full »

How to get a flat stomach fast?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24 year old female. I am 5'6" tall and I weigh 62 kg. For the past one year, my abdomen and belly size has been increasing. Kindly give tips for a flat belly.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There are no medications that help in reducing weight. Start morning walk for about 45 minutes daily. Start exercising for about 30 minutes daily. First, you have to limit the intake of sugar and carbohydrates. Try to add more protein to your diet. Chicken, f...  Read Full »

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