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 change the way of living and become more active?

Query: I am daily planning since 15 years to wake up early in the morning and do some exercise/yoga but till date I am unable to wake up early and no exercise in my life style. I daily put alarm but daily when alarm starts I very fastly switch it off. I'm unable to break my comfort zone. I am so lazy i...  Read Full »


Dr. Arooj Najmussaqib

Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi Thanks for your query. I understand its difficult to keep your self motivated and win over to your own self. That's the hardest part in life. To start with please limit and write down goals first. Make sure your goals must be practical which you can do easily. Start with small steps e.g. I...  Read Full »

What is the recommended diet for weight loss and raised liver enzymes due to Methotrexate?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to lose 50 pounds. I have RA and steroids have caused me to gain a lot in the last six to eight months. I started the keto diet two weeks ago but blood works is showing elevated liver enzymes which are causing issues with a medication I have to take for RA. What diet is best fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumiya Sulthana

Nutritionist, Dietician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Intermittent fasting will give rest to the stomach and hence enhance metabolism and use stored fat to energy in the absence of food for physical and psychological activity. A balanced diet with increase of fruits and vegetables is considered to be best or you can try Me...  Read Full »

Why am I not gaining weight after eating fatty foods?

Query: Hello doctor, I eat chicken every week two to three times but I did not get the fat. My weight is 60 kg and my age is 19 years but everything which I eat is like a cold drink which is helpless for me.  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand you want to gain mass to your lean body. A combination of right diet and right exercise can help you gain mass at the right places without becoming fat also. It is important to develop mass at the right place so that you put on weight healthily and look ...  Read Full »

What are the medicines that I can take to regulate BP?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 58 years old. I do not have any health problem except high BP. In spite of medicines my BP does not come down. First I tried Eslo 5 mg and Amlodac 5 mg and now I am on Cilaheart 10 mg. But, my BP remains at 140/100 mmHg. I do not smoke or drink. I eat less and avoid red meat and high...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Reading your case scenario, I would just recommend addition of diuretic like Hydrochlorothiazide to your existing regimen. I would also recommend you to go for a walk daily and take low salt diet. I am very hopeful, that your blood pressure wou...  Read Full »

I have constant headcahe where no medicines helped. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having constant moderate to severe headaches for the past four years, and I mean every single day, all day long, from the time I wake up to the time I fall asleep. Nothing OTC medicine has helped, nothing prescribed has helped. I have been told it is just a tension headac...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some details about your headache. What is your age? Since when you started to have headaches? Is it four years only or even before that? Where do you feel that headache, in which areas of head? What kind of headache do you feel heavy, throbbing,...  Read Full »

Is Vysov good for controlling blood sugar?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 29 years old. My blood sugar levels were FBS 296 and PP 441. So, I consult with doctor and they suggested to take Insulin 14 units in the morning and 8 units at night for 15 days. After 15 days, it reduced to FBS 180 and PP 230. So, they stopped insulin and then they asked to take Vy...  Read Full »


Dr. Prabhakar Laxman Jathar

Diabetologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Looking at your present fasting and postprandial (PP) sugar are fairly well controlled. It means the current treatment has been quite helpful. If you have checked your HbA1c% (glycated hemoglobin), then please mention that too. Because, in a well-controlled d...  Read Full »

Both my kids are having depression. Is it genetic illness?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a mother of two children. My daughter at the age of 21 started showing signs of depression. She had to drop from university. After six years of struggle and treatment, she is on her way to recovery. But even now she gets panic attacks and feels depressed and is unable to handle str...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have asked a very pertinent question. As a parent, I can understand your quest for answers for your children's illness and treatment. Depression is usually caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. If there is a positive family history, a pe...  Read Full »

Is procrastination an associated mental illness?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 33 years old. I am a typical introvert person. My problem is I procrastinate a lot, sometimes because of social or workplace anxiety but sometimes just for nothing. I have read many online blogs and watched motivational videos about it. I can understand my problem and know what t...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Procrastination is a common trait present in almost all humans. You are insightful about your problem and its commendable that you are trying to address it and change yourself. Many people do not even recognize procrastination as a problem. As you know, people who ar...  Read Full »

Can drinking alcohol increase blood sugar levels?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 50 years old. I have done my sugar test last week which showed high blood sugar value and high cholesterol. My doctor advised me to test because I had irritation while urinating. My doctor prescribed me to take Cumet-SR tablets. My weight is 85 kg and height 5.8 feet. I have few ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your complaint and seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It suggests that you have diabetes and dyslipidemia. Your irritation in urine is due to infection in urinary tract which is common in diabetes patient. You need...  Read Full »

Why cannot I think properly?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 48 year old male. My height is 5'6" and I weigh 66 kg. I have light stomach pain always and I have no hunger. I cannot think properly and have no fun in life, feel like mind is tied with rope or something else. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. K V Anand

Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand physical discomfort always affects the thinking capacity and overall mood. We must understand why stomach pain or discomfort happened? Though anxiety is one cause, it is not universal. Is there any chance of indigestion or acidity? What you ate last night...  Read Full »

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