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Reduce Weight

Being overweight and obese cause serious health problems. Weight loss reduces the risk of diabetes, heart problem, joint problems, and increases the body's metabolism. Weight reduction can be achieved by modifying the diet and lifestyle, and by doing physical exercises.

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Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32 year old male. My height is 6'1" and weight is 120 kg. I had blood tests and need your advice on preventive health care and preventive medication, if any. I am looking forward for your guidance and advice. I am obese since birth with a family history of obesity. I do not have an...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to We are here to help you. Based on the evaluation of your reports, we have identified two primary concerns: an abnormal lipid profile and a deficiency in vitamin D. We recommend continuing the vitamin D supplement and addressing your cholesterol issues in consultation wit...  Read Full »

I am trying to get pregnant, so need to lose weight. Please suggest some medications to reduce weight.

Query: Hello doctor,I need to lose weight and wanted to take medications for this specifically because I am planning to get pregnant in the next six months. I cannot lose weight the normal way. I try to eat less but I get terrible migraines. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. You are having a weight gain problem. The reason behind it could be any of the below: Cushing syndrome, or endocrine problems if present. PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) ovarian cyst problem. Hypothyroidism. Severe ...  Read Full »

What is the treatment option for Parkinson's disease other than Levodopa?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel extreme fatigue in the morning. I have tremor and right leg tingling. I am experiencing brain fog, Parkinson like symptoms but I did not feel any improvement with Levodopa. My manganese levels are high. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I want to assure you that do not worry as everything is going to be fine soon. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine concerns. First thing is unless the diagnosis is made by an expert physician, the resembling symptoms do not mean ...  Read Full »

I am a 30-year-old female. Suggest me few tips to conceive.

Query: Hi,I am a 30-year-old female weighing 85 kg, and I have a regular 26 days cycle with periods of five days. It has been a year that I have been trying to get conceived. I tested my pelvis, which was normal, and FBD, FSH, and HB were also normal. A doctor I consulted suggests to reduce my weight and t...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. Drugs you are taking are mostly to reduce the side effects of polycystic ovaries, to help conceive, and have regular cycles. Folmet (folic acid and Trimethylglycine) contains folic acid and vitamin B and i...  Read Full »

Can liposuction be done for weight loss?

Query: Hi doctor, I am planning to go for liposuction to lose weight. My weight is 78 kg and height is 5'3". Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Vennapusa Amar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your calculated body mass index (BMI) is 30.4 kg/m2. Generally we perform bariatric surgery to achieve permanent weight loss for any patient whose BMI is 30 kg/m2 or above. Liposuction is not a treatment option for weight loss. It is a cosmetic procedure for body shapin...  Read Full »

I have hypothyroidism. I want to reduce weight. Please advise me the diet and exercises.

Query: Dear Doctor, I have hypothyroidism and I am on medicines for it. Also hysterectomy was done 3 years back. I want to reduce my weight now. Please advise appropriate diet and exercise for me. Age - 52 years/ female.Weight - 75kgs, height - 5'4".  Read Full »

Dr. Meha Malhotra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your weight gain may be partially due to hypothyroidism.You may start with brisk walking for 20 minutes daily and gradually increase it to 45 minutes daily. Please do not lift heavy weights at this age. This may cause more harm than benefit. Try oats, muesli, brown ...  Read Full »

Please explain the abnormal factors in my sister's health report.

Query: Hi doctor, My sister is 35 years old. She feels tired and weak. So, she went through a preventive health checkup and the following parameters are shown as not normal in her report. Regarding her medication, she takes 100 mg thyroid tablet daily. I have attached her report. Please let me know if ther...  Read Full »

Dr. R. Rahul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From the history that you have provided of your sister it looks like she is having hypothyroidism. This requires medication such as Thyroxine as she is already taking. Tiredness and weakness are the symptoms of this thyroid disorder and dosage should be monitored regular...  Read Full »

How can I lose weight?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 5'61", 38 years old, and 176.37 Ibs weight. Since the last one to five months, I have left wheat 80 % from my diet and following on average 1000 to 1500-calorie diet every day. Initially, I lost weight from 176.37 to 171.96 Ibs in two weeks, but now I am stuck at 174.16 Ibs weight...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concerns. Many persons on the 1200 calorie diet face a similar issue. Here are the tips to lose weight : You should eat small healthy snacks between main meals. Do more cardio exercise. Avoid eating carbohydrates after 7 PM. Good sleeping hygiene (sl...  Read Full »

My son is feeling sleepy all the time. What is his problem?

Query: Hi doctor, My son of 23 years is feeling sleepy all the time, walks while sleeping, sleeps while standing and falls asleep while traveling in a car. He has concentration problems and very irritable. He is overweight. Of late, even his speech is not very clear. What is the problem? Which specialty do...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Is he experiencing symptoms such as snoring, disrupted sleep, or morning headaches? It's possible that he could be dealing with sleep apnea, a condition marked by temporary breathing pauses during sleep, leading to fragmented sleep and lowered blood oxygen levels, as wel...  Read Full »

Can weight be reduced by going to the gym?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 25-year-old male. My weight is 220.46 Ibs and my height is 5'5". My current medications are as follows. Atorvastatin 10 mg on alternate days for hyperlipidemia, Allopurinol 100 mg three times a day for hyperuricemia, and LABA plus steroid inhaler for asthma. Today, my BP is 139/98 m...  Read Full »

Dr. Hariharan V

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are overweight. You have to reduce your weight to around 143.30 Ibs to live a healthy life. Your lipid status and blood pressure may become normal, once you shed those extra kilos. Going to the gym is a good initiative and I suggest you not to lift weights until you...  Read Full »

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