Physical Activity

Any movement of the body that uses energy is called physical activity. Physical activities include walking, cycling, dancing, playing sports, gardening, aerobics, swimming, and running. Regular physical activity prevents diseases like diabetes, obesity, heart problems, and stroke.

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I often get negative thoughts and underestimate myself. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I feel like I am suffering from anxiety. I am not able to express myself, and I am always stressed. I am always silent and do not talk, which makes me serious and boring. I get negative thoughts and underestimate myself.  Read Full »


Dr. Padmapriya Chandran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be having an inferiority complex, which is why you are tensed about every small thing in life. You also seem to be suffering from chronic emptiness, which is why you feel boring. Be calm and think. Give time for your feelings and focus on your career at pres...  Read Full »

I have difficulty pronouncing people's names. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I suffer from derealization and Asperger's syndrome, and I accidentally think too hard about how to pronounce people's names. I know that sounds ridiculous, but I really want to fix whatever it is I just accidentally did. But there is nothing I can do. Every possible solution interferes w...  Read Full »


Dr. Manjunadh M Nair

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think the symptoms you are describing is more fitting to an OCD (obsessive compulsive disease) spectrum disorder. As long as you give way to your thoughts and practice repeatedly to pronounce names, this problem will keep worsening. So, you have got to stop responding t...  Read Full »

Will there be an increase in sugar level on aging in non-diabetic individuals?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 72-year-old female of height 5 ft 5 inches and weight 43 kg. I am healthy, active in sports, work, etc. My fasting sugar usually is 4.3 to 4.8. Lately, for about three months, my fasting sugar is 5.3 to 5.6. I feel good. I had low iron, but with vitamins and iron feel good. I am t...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajendran R Nayar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your blood sugars are still in the normal range. I understand that your worry is that it has increased. I presume that other factors like diet and exercise have not changed. If you have been taking more sugars, you need to reduce them. As you know, Insulin is produced b...  Read Full »

I am an active person with a low heart rate and blood pressure. Do I need to be worried?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past one month, I have been working out a lot such as running, body building and following a healthy diet. I have lost weight. My blood pressure is 95/59 mmHg. My resting heartbeat is around 55. My weight is 73 kg. I wanted to ask if it is fine to have this low heart rate and l...  Read Full »


Dr. Isaac Gana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is very normal for athletes to have a low heart rate. Sometimes some people are born with this condition where they have very low heart rate and blood pressure. When did you first notice this development? Have you been on other drugs apart from the ones me...  Read Full »

Is neutropenia associated with pain and fatigue?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 37 years old female with intermittent low-grade fever, chronic fatigue, and generalized pain. My CBC shows neutropenia for the past 3 to 5 years.My pain and fatigue are getting worse. Can you help me with this?  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Kackar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know if there are any localizing symptoms like cough, diarrhea or constipation, or burning sensation while passing urine. Are your periods regular? Are your stress levels normal? Do you have a loss of appetite or noticed weight loss in recent years? H...  Read Full »

How can you prevent retinal detachment in high myopia?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old male. I am highly myopic. My left eye is -9.75, and my right eye is around -7.5. I just had an eye examination one month ago, and my eye is in good shape without any degeneration. I am an athlete, and I do a lot of running, weight lifting, and jumping exercises such...  Read Full »


Dr. Shachi Dwivedi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw your reports (attachment removed to protect patient's identity). As of now, all seems fine. As far as the risk of detachment is concerned, it does not happen just like that. There will be a retinal hole or tear or a lattice degeneration in myopics before the ri...  Read Full »

How to change the way of living and become more active?

Query: Hi doctor,I am planning daily for 15 years to wake up early in the morning and do some exercise or yoga, but I cannot wake up early and do exercise in my lifestyle. I put alarm but daily when the alarm starts I very fastly switch it off. I am unable to break my comfort zone. I am so lazy in work tha...  Read Full »


Dr. Arooj Najmussaqib

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand it is difficult to keep yourself motivated and win over yourself. That is the hardest part of 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., If ...  Read Full »

Please suggest some supplements to grow taller.

Query: Hello doctor, My brother is a 15 year old boy. I am 157 cm, which I think is short for a 15 year old. Is there any supplement or vitamin that he can take to grow taller?  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Height is quite a concern for teens. We have to figure out that the height we have is predominately a genetic factor. So, traits like height, hair, eyes and facial expression we get it from our ancestor. If your parents are tall, then there are ...  Read Full »

During morning, I have sudden rise in heart rate for the past few days. What can be done?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27-year-old male with a weight of 113 kilograms and a height of six feet four inches. When I wake up in the morning and stand up, I have a sudden rise in heart rate up to 120 beats per minute. Sometimes it becomes high up to 140 beats per minute. I do not have a rise in heart rate...  Read Full »


Dr. Isaac Gana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is perfectly normal to have fluctuation in heart rate between the activities. Heart rate gets increased during the physical activity and it can become high up to 300 beats per minute and it depends on the type of activity you get engaged. You need to do a thyroid fun...  Read Full »

Is it healthy to lose five kilograms within two weeks?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 17 years old with a weight of 117 kilograms. I have reduced 3000 to 3500 calories in my weight. I do intense workouts for five days for two hours every day. I have lost four and a half kilograms in the last two and a half weeks. Is this healthy?   Read Full »


Dr. Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Reducing excess calories slows down your metabolism and immunity. It is important to take care of your health. Fitness with proper food intake needs to be followed. I need some more details for a proper medical intervention so that I can help to provide you a customized...  Read Full »

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