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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How to manage anxiety disorder?

Query: Hi doctor, Currently, I am suffering from insomnia. Yesterday, my partner thought that there was a ghost in our apartment and after that, I started to have discomfort. Currently, I feel detached and my arms seem to be weak and it is shaking. I also have vivid dreams every day and I have loud though...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi


Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your situation. You can have anxiety disorder due to stress and overthinking. You should follow these lifestyle changes to get relief. You should do exercise daily for 30 to 45 minutes like at least go for walking. You should do meditation for 20 minute...  Read Full »

Could intake of spicy food cause frequent burping?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18-year-old female. I suffer from frequent burping that disturbs my airflow. But when I burp deeply, I have some relief. I experience this every night when I go to sleep. My stomach becomes bloated due to swallowing of air. I also experience some trouble in swallowing my saliva a...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. It happens due to the overproduction of acids in the stomach and it occurs due to various reasons such as indigestion, eating smoked food, spicy food, smoking, and stress. It needs to be treated accordingly. You can have gastritis or gastric r...  Read Full »

Will workout help in weight loss?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 13-year-old female. I am overweight (65 kg for 164 cm). I feel guilty about eating, but I still eat because of my hunger. I want to lose weight, especially on the thighs, arms, breasts, and stomach. I do not know what the best way to lose weight is. What workouts will work? I a...  Read Full »

Dr. J N Naidu

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I studied your problem and understood your concerns. I know that overweight is due to an energy imbalance. When you eat more calories compared to what you spend in physical activity, the excess calories get converted to fat and get stored in the body and result in ov...  Read Full »

Can I increase my antidiabetic drug dosages to avoid Insulin injection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a diabetic person for the past ten years and also having BP. I took a blood test, and I am sending my test reports. I am taking the following medicines as prescribed by the doctor. The medicines are:- 1) Tablet Glyciphage 500 mg 1--0--0. 2) Tablet Aquazide 25 - 1--0--0. 3...  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Gupta

Criticalcare Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner, Diabetologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Also, start Lantus insulin 8 units in the night after dinner along with the medicines mentioned above. Blood sugar is on the higher side, and you need to control your weight and take a strict diet. Avoid oily, fried, and outside food. Do daily walk for 30 minutes. ...  Read Full »

Please suggest some medicines to get cured from acidity along with Sompraz.

Query: Hi doctor, I have bad acidity for the past two months. I am taking Sompraz 40 early in the morning. I have not taken it for more than 2 weeks. When I stop taking it, I start to have acidity again.   Read Full »

Dr. Amit Jauhari

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Gastritis is a lifestyle disease and it caused due to various reasons such as taking an irregular unbalanced diet, taking excess tea or coffee or alcohol or tobacco, and mental stress. Try to eat foods with oil and spice free at regular times. Avoid stress and other pre...  Read Full »

What causes a sharp pain in the whole body when I do exercise?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a problem with my body for a year now. I have a sudden electric shock that radiates to the other body parts or a needle poking my skin or sharp pain. It usually happens when I am in hot weather or when drinking hot water or doing exercise. My body becomes very hot and my ears get ho...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for the brief history and I understand your concern. It can occur due to changes in the blood cells or increased sugar levels in the body. So I would suggest you do blood sugar and CBC (complete blood count). It will help you to diagnose properly and then trea...  Read Full »

Are Camne VID and LVate tablets used for erection problems?

Query: Hi doctor, I have erection problems since about 1.5 years. I am 32 years old and married. My weight is 80 kg and height is 5'7". I have no other health issues apart from the erection. Earlier, I was advised by a doctor to take Camne VID and LVate tablets for a month and I felt fine. Later, I discon...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query and understand your concerns. I can see two things as health problem as per details provided. One is obviously the erection problem and the second is being overweight. I am isolating the weight issue because it is a common observation to ...  Read Full »

Why am I feeling weak with pain in legs and arms after having a ovarian cyst?

Query: I am feeling very week and unable to do daily works. Pain in arms and legs. hand are not gripping. Before 8 months, an extraordinary mass with fluid of 16cm was detected in my abdomen near uterus and ovaries. CT SCAN AND FNAC tests done and I take medicine about two months. in last ultrasound done b...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahendra Thakre

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq I hope You are doing well. I understand your concern. You had an ovarian cyst, you have done FNAC and took some medications. I didn't get information about whether it was operated and removed, like to know more. I also needed information regarding what medication apart from...  Read Full »

Please prescribe some useful tips to get relief from sleep disorder.

Query: I am 69 yrs old and suffering from sleep disorder. I have only 3 hrs of sleep. I am having indequate sleep and taking treatment for Parkinson for the past 6 years. Kindly advise for good sleep  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq I have read your query, your have mentioned that you are suffering from sleep disorder, You are on medication and treatment already in spite of that you are unable to have more than 3 hour of sleep . I am writing you a few tips which can help you sleep for good number of hour...  Read Full »

My blood pressure levels are high even after taking medicines. What is the cause?

Query: Hello, I am having high blood pressure. I am 40 years old male. I have been using Lodoz 2.5 mg medicine from last 8 years and always my BP levels are below 120/80. Here is my problem:- Last 10 days my BP levels are increased a lot to 160/90 and high heartbeat. I visited to my primary care provide...  Read Full »

Dr. Peter Grutas

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello! Thank you for this information. I understand your concern. This can happen even for long-time hypertensive patient even if they're compliant to medication. This is because of the degenerative changes on the cardiovascular system. Your blood vessels and cardiac function may not be the sa...  Read Full »

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