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 reduce pain produced around the Insulin injection site?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from type 1 diabetes. My HbA1c is too high. I have been on Insulin for around seven years now, and I am trying to lower it. I have a few questions. I keep getting Insulin bumps and lumps every time I choose the abdomen for an injection site. How can I ensure adequate insuli...  Read Full »


Dr. Krutika Ingle Karandikar

Diabetologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Let us go step wise just like your concerns.The best way for avoiding lumps, bumps, and pain due to repeated Insulin injections is by learning the proper technique for injecting yourself. Please meet a local doctor to learn the same.Also, keep changing the injection site...  Read Full »

I am worried about my blood reports. Kindly suggest.

Query: Hi doctor, Recently, I had a blood test. The report shows, TSH is 14.2, cardiac risk factor 7.1, high cholesterol and low iron and hemoglobin. At the same time, I have periods for the last 20 days. So, I had Destrogen twice a day. Now, I am taking Iron, Calcium and cholesterol tablets after dinner. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, do not worry as everything is very well treatable. Regarding your thyroid, were you a known hypothyroid or just now detected? If you are a known case and on 100 ug since long, then dose needs to be increased to 112.5 as TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) is more ...  Read Full »

I am not able to breathe and losing control of myself. Do I need to visit ER?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old female. My weight is about 310 to 315 lbs. My height is 5'7". I am in need to know if I am crazy or need to go to the ER. I have for some time now been having these sorts of attacks. I could not breathe, feel extremely hot and break in sweats. My chest is tight. My eyes...  Read Full »


Dr. Amit Dhamankar

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It all seems to be an acute panic attack or acute anxiety attack. You need to distress yourself. Lifestyle modification will suit you better like meditation, yoga, aerobics, zumba, and breathing exercise. Still, if the symptoms are distressing, then I suggest you the fo...  Read Full »

Kindly review my medical reports and share your suggestions.

Query: Hi doctor, I request you to please review my medical reports and share your recommendations. Could you please suggest your views on the ECG report attached?  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your reports are fine, except a few abnormalities (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your lipid profile is showing increased cholesterol, both total and LDL (low-density lipoprotein). Also, liver enzyme ALT (alanine transaminase) is borderline, which is ...  Read Full »

How to treat high blood pressure naturally?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 56 years old with a weight of 85 kilograms. I have high blood pressure, and my doctor advised me to take Novastat 5 mg daily. How to cure it naturally? Initially, my weight was 88 kilograms, and I have reduced it to 85 kilograms. I started to have this issue for ten years. I am attach...  Read Full »


Dr. Pratik Patil

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Oncologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are taking a tablet for high blood pressure. It is a blood-thinning medication that prevents all the complications that remain associated with raised blood pressure and hypertriglyceridemia. All your blood pressure recordings (attachments removed to protect the pati...  Read Full »

How to stop the habit of drinking alcohol and bring my elevated parameters normal?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 37-year-old male with a weight of 105 kilograms and a height of five feet nine inches. I was diagnosed with fatty liver four years back. I am taking Nusam 400 two tablets in the morning and evening, Usrodox plus, and Evion 400 mg daily. Recently, I did a medical test and a few o...  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.You have deranged parameters due to alcohol consumption. You are taking so many medications at this young age. It is not a good thing. I suggest you stop drinking alcohol and start doing exercise. I assure you that your reports will improve without a single medicine within ...  Read Full »

Please suggest a way to stop excessive daydreaming.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 20 years old. I am daydreaming a lot. It seems to be an addiction. I do not know whether it is a problem or not. I am fantasizing about everything. I searched online about my problem and I cannot find any solution. I am trying to find my triggers but I am daydreaming everywhere. D...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Patidar

Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Psychologist Counsellor, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sometimes, we use daydreaming as an escape from reality. When we want to avoid the pain and hardship of the real world, our mind starts to get engaged in daydreaming. But it does not remain as a solution for our problems. In you, it has become a problem. I need some...  Read Full »

Kindly go through my reports and suggest whether I am diabetic.

Query: Hi doctor, Please check my report and advise if everything is normal or not.  Read Full »


Dr. Prathap

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The reports which you have attached are almost normal except a few (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The other things that are of mention are as follows Your fasting blood sugar is 101. Usually, the cut off we take is 100. The fasting blood sugar value be...  Read Full »

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

Query: Hi doctor,I am 69 years old and I am suffering from a sleep disorder. I have my sleep only for three hours. I have inadequate sleep and taking treatment for Parkinson's disease for six years. Kindly suggest.   Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from a sleep disorder. You are taking medications and treatment. You are unable to sleep for more than three hours. I suggest you follow some measures to have a good sleep along with your medications. You must sleep only when you have a feeling of asle...  Read Full »

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

Query: Hi doctor, I am feeling weak. I am unable to do my daily works. I have pain in my arms and legs. Eight months back, I was detected with an extraordinary mass of 16 mm in my abdomen near my uterus and ovaries. I have done a CT scan and FNAC tests. I took medicines for two months. On my last ultras...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahendra Thakre

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You had an ovarian cyst. You have done FNAC (fine needle aspiration cytology) and taken some medications. Kindly provide detailed information on whether it was operated. I would like to know about the medications taken. Currently, you are ...  Read Full »

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