Overweight

People with body mass index (BMI) of 25 or more are said to be overweight. Generally, a person becomes overweight by consuming more calories and leading a sedentary life. The other reasons include depression, hormonal imbalance, eating disorder, alcoholism, stress, and genetic predisposition.

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What causes pain in the butt crack?

Query: Hello doctor, For over a week now, I have been feeling pain right near my bum crack area. It is not a pile or hemorrhoid. The pain is right in between the bum crack. It tends to hurt when I sit sometimes and is painful to sit right down on my bottom as the pain is located there. I wonder what it is...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to iclinic.com. I can understand your concern. It can be due to weight, so most of the time, it gets better along with exercise and medications. Another common reason for such pain is due to calcium deficiency, which can be treated accordingly. Bad posture can lead to pain but not ...  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 icliniq.com. 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 »

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 icliniq.com. 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 »

Please suggest tips to reduce my overweight.

Query: Hello im 30 years old female overweight for my age because im 67kg. I am currently experiencing high blood pressure my bp was 140/100. i just want to know what should i intake  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Cardiologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Measures to control BP. Avoid smoking and other addictions. Reduce salt intake in diet. Reduce fatty foods, junk foods, saturated fats. Avoid stress and anxiety. Do regular moderate intensity exercise such as brisk walk for 30 minutes. Have proper night sleep, atleast 8 hours per 24 hours includi...  Read Full »

Please suggest ways to stop prolonged menstrual bleeding.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from prolonged menstrual bleeding. The bleeding did not stop for the past one month. I have PCOD and I am overweight. How to stop the bleeding? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sonal Prasad

Childbirth Educator, Lactation Counselor, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. PCOD - polycystic ovarian disease often gets presented with heavy menstruation. I suggest tablet Primolut N 5 mg (Norethisterone) one tablet three times a day till bleeding stops. Consult your doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine with consent. This wil...  Read Full »

Can discomfort in the chest be caused due to obesity?

Query: Hi doctor, I have occasional chest pain and discomfort in the chest. This discomfort goes away while walking and comes back while resting. ECG values are HR - 101, P-R 101 ms, R-R 592 ms, and QT/QTc 284/369 ms.  Read Full »


Dr. Isaac Gana

Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for reaching out to us. I understand your concern, and you will be fine. Your lipid profile test and are within normal limits. Please take a picture of the entire ECG (Electrocardiogram) leads. It is essential to snap all aspects of the ECG to be able to int...  Read Full »

What would you recommend for a stuffy nose, resulting in sleep difficulties?

Query: I have enlarged turbinates in my right nostril. I have adrenal fatigue and some gut issues as a result. My nose is stuffy quite a lot with occasional clear discharge. With this what would you recommend and how much to take? This has been going on for about 2 months and it is really hard to sleep/...  Read Full »


Dr. Afifa Nighat

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: hello hope you're feeling better! Your presenting complaints of difficulty sleeping at night suggests that you might be suffering from Obstructive sleep apnea! As your weight is also quite high. You need to under go complete physical examination and history before reaching definitive diagnosis. ...  Read Full »

Despite negative pregnancy test, I did not get my periods. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21 year old married woman. I did not get my periods for the past three months. I took a pregnancy test and it came as negative. I have hypothyroidism. I am overweight 95 kg and my height is 5'2". I also have PCOS. I am trying to conceive. Please suggest me some advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The solution to your problem is to control your weight and thyroid status. This will not only make your cycles regular, but will also help in correcting PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome). Your BMI (body mass index) is 35.3, which falls in the category of mo...  Read Full »

How to reduce weight through yoga?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old obese boy. My weight is 110 kg and I feel myself unfit. I want to start practicing yoga for weight loss. But, I do not know anything about yoga. I want to know, how to meditate and relax our body and mind?  Read Full »


Dr. Omnath Alvoor

Naturopathy Specialist, Yoga Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the data your weight is too high for an individual. You need to rebuild your lifestyle by giving time to exercise and yogic techniques. Especially fast rounds of suryanamaskara will help you with your problems. Start slowly and day by day increase the speed of prac...  Read Full »

Can IVF help an overweight patient with PCOS conceive?

Query: I am 100kg and I have PCOS. no other health issues can I get pregnant through IVF  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi ma’am Welcome to icliniq Actually in this case weight is not concern but when you have pcos then it’s difficult to have normal ovulation and this is only problem. In pcod our normal ovaries are filled with water or fluid. If both ovaries completely filled with fluid there there won’t be a...  Read Full »

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