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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Kindly provide me with a diet chart for fast weight reduction.
Query: Hi doctor,I am a 21-year-old female. My height is five feet four inches, and I weigh 64 kilograms. I know that I am overweight. I need to reduce my weight.Can I get a diet chart for fast weight reduction?Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Giving a detailed diet chart without understanding your dietary preferences and daily routine is difficult. I will advise you on some tips that you need to follow regularly. You will succeed in losing fat. 1. Start your day with a half l... Read Full »
I am obese and suffer from PCOS. Can you suggest a diet to maintain my weight?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been overweight with a complaint of PCOS for the past five years. My weight is 82 kg, and my height is 5 feet 3 inches. I have been trying different weight loss techniques and diets, but nothing has helped much. Can you suggest a diet that will help me maintain my weight and sta... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your case, and I understand your concern. PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) and weight are correlated with each other. You should maintain your weight within BMI (body mass index). You cannot just reduce weight with diet. Along with diet, you shoul... Read Full »
My eight-year-old son feels thirsty constantly. Is he diabetic?
Query: Hi doctor, I am worried about my son who is 8 years old and weighs approximately 66 lbs. Over the last couple of days, he is constantly thirsty, it is very hot outside. Sometimes, he is also tired, although generally, he is very active. I tested his fasting blood sugar approximately 10 hours after a... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query, and from the blood sugar levels of your son, it does not look like he has diabetes.I agree that he is 66 lbs and 8 years old, but children of developed countries usually are overweight, which is because of under activity. Please allow him to li... Read Full »
Can a low carbohydrate diet, high-fat diet, and intermediate fasting make my glucose and lipid levels normal?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 54 year old male, and I do not smoke or drink. I am prediabetic and overweight from the past five years. I have started LCHF (low carb high fat) and IF (intermediate fasting) diet for seven weeks. This has given very good results, I was 220 lbs, and now I weigh 198.4 lbs. And my... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. LCHF diet is a good short-term option for weight loss. But it is not a good option for long-term weight loss. Prolonged use of this diet is associated with increased risk of hypercholesterolemia and fatty liver disease, which limits their long-term use. Based on your m... Read Full »
My BP fluctuates often. What should I do?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old male. A year ago, I had severe headache, heaviness of head and tension. When I consulted a cardiologist, he conducted all tests and diagnosed me with high BP of 150/90 mmHg. He prescribed me Sartel 40 mg and Amlogard 2.5 mg for high BP. I had tablets for 15 days and the... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have worked through your query and understand your health issues. I assure you not to worry as you have consulted the appropriate expert physician who will take care all of your medical concerns. Your blood pressure (BP) was high in the first place and they started you... Read Full »
How to lose weight gained in the midsection area?
Query: Hi doctor,I feel tired with fatigue. I have low sexual libido and insomnia. I have gained weight around the midsection, love handles, and belly. I think that I have low testosterone. What to do? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is important to control your intake of calories. Please mention your height and weight to calculate your appropriate calorie requirement needed for a day. Avoid eating fat and red meat. Take green leafy vegetables and fruits. You need to walk for atleast 10,000 s... Read Full »
I feel like the left side of my neck is not as straight as the right side. Why so?
Query: Hi doctor, I feel like my left side of the neck is not as straight as my right side. I had a neck ultrasound done in last year and they found absolutely nothing of concern and he did a very thorough investigation. I am concerned that my weight may be contributing to how it appear and I have really b... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query, I have gone through your reports. Your neck looks perfectly normal as long as you do not have any shoulder pain, pain while moving arm or lifting anything or weakness. It is just bad posture and some weight which is making it look like somewha... Read Full »
I am 24 years old and weigh 250 pounds. How to reduce my weight?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old and my weight is 250 pounds. I have attached the other details. I need suggestions to reduce weight. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand the stress you would have due to increased body weight and difficulty in losing it, after going through the attached details (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your BMI (Body Mass Index) is 48. BMI is nothing but a derived value from the wei... Read Full »
I got a grade 1 fatty liver after gaining 15 kilograms. Can lifestyle modifications help me overcome this?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old female. I got a grade 1 fatty liver after gaining 15 kilograms. I am 80 kilograms now. Will this fatty liver get reversed to a normal healthy liver once I lose my weight and reach my BMI? Could you please suggest some lifestyle changes that would help me to have a he... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Due to an increase in the fat in the body, the liver tends to retain much fat leading to fatty liver. In long term, this may lead to inflammation of the liver and also have a chance of liver cirrhosis if not contr... Read Full »
I am overweight and feel depressed if I do not lose weight. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor,I am 25 years old and I am overweight. I want to reduce my weight. I have fear of gaining weight and feel depressed if I do not lose weight. What should I do?Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I can understand your concern. You have major depressive disorder due to underlying stress. There is non-pharmacological management for your depression, you should try to follow the below guidelines to deal with it. I suggest you to follow ... Read Full »