Protein Rich Diet

A diet that is high in protein content is called a protein-rich diet. Foods that contain high protein are chicken, eggs, pork, soy, almonds, tuna, lentils, etc. The recommended daily intake (RDI) for women is 46 grams and for men is 56 grams.

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Do vegetarians get enough protein?

Query: Hello doctor, My kid is 15-months-old. I am a pure vegetarian, and my husband is a pure non-vegetarian. Can I bring up my child as a vegetarian? My husband refuses, saying that the baby will not get enough protein. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are a vegetarian, and I suppose you do not have any nutrition issues. Pulses are a rich source of protein. So, you can bring up your kid as a vegetarian. Have a good day. Thank you.  Read Full »

How to improve my memory while studying?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old medical student. I have a big problem with my studying techniques, and I find it rare compared to others. First things first, I am lazy to study, not because I am lazy in general, but because I do not understand a word. Even if I understand something, it gets eva...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello,Welcome to can understand your concern. You have issues of poor focus and inability to maintain focus or concentration.The loss of performance after the day of exams is due to anxiety of performance, which is seen in a lot of individuals. But since you are passing the exams, th...  Read Full »

Is dry socket a complication after tooth extraction?

Query: Hi doctor, It has been five days since I got my wisdom tooth pulled out. The extraction took around 45 minutes for that one tooth, and they had to break it into three pieces. The wisdom tooth was impacted. My dentist packed the socket but said that I might have a dry socket. The pain with the pac...  Read Full »

Dr. Nivedita Dalmia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A dry socket is one of the complications of tooth extraction. If the dry socket occurs, it takes seven to 10 days to heal. Do lukewarm saline mouth rinse for three to four days. And continue the medication as advised. Increase protein intake in your diet, avo...  Read Full »

How to cure my joint pain, headache, muscle pain, and tiredness throughout the day?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 21 years old, who weighs 50 kg, and I am 5.10 feet tall. I feel lazy all the time. I always have a headache and pain in the muscles of the shoulder and neck. Sometimes, my joints also pain.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your main problem is you are malnourished, and your (BMI) body mass index is low. Because of weak muscles, you are getting cervical pain and joint pains. I would suggest you try the following: Take a healthy protein-rich diet that is, possibly 4 to 6 eggs...  Read Full »

Can you suggest a good treatment for hair loss?

Query: Hi doctor, I have got hair loss problem for the past four years. Initially, I had taken some tablets like Follihair and applied Tugain on and off. I am using Tugain till now and I feel that hair loss is controlled when applying it continuously. Till now, I would have used six bottles of Tugain 10% a...  Read Full »

Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your query in detail and viewed the attached pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and do understand your concern. Minoxidil is quite safe to use, and has to be used continuously for resumed benefit.The contraindications for Minoxidil use ...  Read Full »

Does diabetes during pregnancy affect the baby's weight?

Query: Hi doctor, I am on the 36th week of pregnancy. I have gestational diabetes. On my today's ultrasound, we found out our baby weight around 2.3 kilograms. We think that it is underweight. My weight before pregnancy was 44 kilograms, and now, it is 48.5 kilograms. When I asked my doctor, they told me ...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Your doctor is correct in saying that babies' weight depends on the mother's weight and height. If the mother is taller and healthier, the baby remains bigger than the baby of a short and petite mother. Hence 2.3 kilogram baby may be a goo...  Read Full »

Which protein drink will help me gain weight without any problem with my health?

Query: Hi doctor,I have started workout at home recently. I have got a pair of dumbells, a resistance band, and a skipping rope. Kindly suggest some good protein powder (good brands) for building body and lean muscle mass and which is safe and healthy. I am a vegetarian. I am prone to acne. I came to know ...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to MB (muscle blaze), Trikut, One life, etc., are some of the brands that have been noted and used. Make sure that you buy these from a reputable shop and make sure their container is sealed often with a hologram and serial number. No, whey protein, if taken ...  Read Full »

Why is my hair fall getting worse day by day and falling out in chunks?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old, and I have been experiencing severe hair fall for the past four years. Recently it has got worse, and it is falling out in chunks. It gives me a lot of stress and anxiety. It lowers my self-esteem. What could be the cause of this? Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Kindly answer me the following to help you better; 1) Is it a female pattern hair loss? 2) How is your central parting? 3) What about hair thinning? 4) Is it tractional alopecia? 5) Do you always do tight hairstyles or ponytails? 6) Is your hair...  Read Full »

What medicines can help in gaining weight?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 22 year old male, and I am very thin. So, I want to gain weight. Is there any medicine that I can take to gain weight? If yes, then please tell me the name.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I suggest you get the following tests done. Thyroid level. Stress level. Bone density. Worm test.  Daily exercise with proper diet will help you gain weight with fitness. Eat every two hours. You have to eat high-protein foods. I have given you a diet chart. I have als...  Read Full »

What is the proper diet to follow after a kidney transplant?

Query: Hi doctor, Four years before I had a kidney transplant. My weight is 79 kg and height is 164 cm. My current medication is immunosuppressant. Please explain me the diet chart.  Read Full »

Dr. Swapan Banerjee

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I am initially guiding you, but I always advise you to take a personalized diet plan. You need more fiber rich foods like brown rice, brown breads, all multigrains, whole skins vegetables and fruits. You should add more quality protein like egg white, sweet water fish, bu...  Read Full »

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