Lifestyle Modification

Lifestyle modification involves the long-term alteration of eating and physical activities by adopting and maintaining new habits. It is used to treat various diseases including obesity, high blood pressure, heart problems, diabetes, etc.

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I gained lot of weight due to PCOS. Please suggest solution to reduce my body fat.

Query: Hello doctor, How to lose weight? I have irregular periods with PCOS for three to four years. And I gain too much weight in the last two years also belly fat. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Subharanjini Ramesh

Dietician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is difficult to lose weight with PCOD (poltcystic ovary disease). But you are very young. With lifestyle modification, it is definitely possible for you to achieve weight loss. First of all, avoid all kinds of junk foods, processed foods, bakery, fried foods, rich sw...  Read Full »

Is it possible to reverse LVH?

Query: Hi, This is regarding my husband who is 35 years of age. Four years back, after a nasal septoplasty surgery, the doctors realized that his blood pressure was very high. After doing all the tests he was diagnosed with moderate concentric LVH. My husband who is 5 feet and 6 inches was 98 kgs then. He ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, I have gone through his reports. So he has hypertension and he needs to be on medication for long term. However in future with weight loss and healthy lifestyle like avoiding fatty oily and high calorie food, plenty of green vegetables and fruits etc. his requirement for antihypertensive m...  Read Full »

How to overcome the side effects on increasing the dose of Amlodipine?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently taking Amlopin-M at night and Omnitan-H in the morning. My blood pressure taken at home is consistently in the range 140-150/85-90. Last time my doctor increased the medicine dose suddenly and it did not suit me and caused palpitations, dizziness, and weakness. Please s...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Cardiologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Blood pressure (BP) is controlled with lifestyle modifications and dietary modifications. Following are the measures to control BP: 1. Avoid smoking and other addictions. 2. Reduce salt intake in the diet. 3. Reduce fatty foods, junk foods, saturated fats (Mediterra...  Read Full »

What are the possible causes for delayed periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I generally have regular periods and for the first time I had my period 12 days earlier this month and it is continuing for more than 10 days. I am currently on Sepia 200. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Before we could determine the exact cause for this prolonged bleeding, I would like to know a little more details about your previous cycles. As you said you always had regular cycles, just wanted to know if your previous period was on time and had a normal pattern ...  Read Full »

Can I take medicine for diabetes while on fasting?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 45-year-old female. I have hypertension for four years, and I take Co-Diovan 80/12.5. In the past days, I performed blood sugar tests on Accu-check device and got the following results respectively in four days after eight to ten fasting hours: 283, 364, 420, 483. After the lock...  Read Full »


Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed

Endocrinologist, Diabetologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have diabetes mellitus and your weight is high as well. If you do not have symptoms you can go for fasting. You need to do HBA1c (glycated hemoglobin) which will show your average sugar over two to three months previously. Check your eyes for retinopathy. Kidney funct...  Read Full »

Will diastolic dysfunction reverts to normal with LVH reversal?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been taking steroids on and off for the past three years. I got artial fibrallation a year ago (never again since then). My blood pressure was quite high 152/90 at the doctor. LV is normal and LVEDD is 53 mm, normal systolic function, no regional wall movement abnormalities. L...  Read Full »


Dr. Tanmai Yermal (jain)

Internal Medicine Physician, Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. Can I know why were you on steroids? Was there any particular disease that was diagnosed and started you with steroids? As there are many determinants causing diastolic dysfunction, one of the common cause is hypertension. And yes, d...  Read Full »

My father is a stroke patient with high blood pressure. How to control his BP?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 65 years old. He had a stroke (left thalamic ich) a few months back, but now his blood pressure remains very high which is 110/180-200. Presently he is taking Prazopress 2.5 1-1-1, Olmesan 40 1-0-1, and Cardobis 1-0-1. Please advise.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Cardiologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If there is any acute stressful condition, tackle it. BP will be fine. Measures to control BP (blood pressure): 1. Avoid smoking and other addictions. 2. Reduce salt intake in diet. 3. Reduce fatty foods, junk foods, and saturated fats. 4. Avoid stress and anxiety....  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 »

What causes a big belly?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old male. My height is 5'6" and weight is 74 kg. I have a big belly with the rest of my body being a little leaner. I have continuous hunger even after I have had food. After a meal with five roti and a cup of rice, I will feel hungry within an hour or two. I have zero...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com We are here to help you. You seem to be simply suffering from belly obesity that occurs as a result of a sedentary lifestyle. Excessive hunger is just a functional issue, that is since you eat, you get more hunger. It is a habit. Start exercising and join a ...  Read Full »

What should I do to lower my high cholesterol levels?

Query: Hello doctor, I did my blood test yesterday and the cholesterol levels were high. The results are as below. Complete lipid profile test. S. cholesterol - 244 mg. Triglycerides - 252 mg. LDL direct - 174 (direct). HDL cholesterol - 34 mg/dL. In the cholesterol tests conducted earlier, the tri...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is definitely deranged. I assume that the test was done after fasting of 8 hours, if not then worthwhile to repeat. Now since you are young, it is important to determine whether you will need long term medications or not. So, you may give a try of healthy lifest...  Read Full »

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