Weight Reduction

Weight reduction in individuals who are overweight or obese may reduce the risk of heart problems and diabetes, and increase the fitness level. Safe weight reduction takes time and effort, but with proper lifestyle changes, physical activity, and by including adequate nutrition, you can reduce and maintain your weight for a longer time.

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I am facing difficulty in losing weight. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am 59 years old. I had a hysterectomy before 20 years. Now, I am having difficulty losing weight. I am afraid of following the strict diet as I suffer from osteoporosis. I do not take medicine but take calcium, vitamin D and magnesium supplement. I am eating clean but not able to lose we...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Once you cross 50 years, your body is into menopause. So, even the remaining ovarian female hormones start falling. When you have a hysterectomy, they remove the uterus and blood flow to ovaries also reduced, so ovary which was supposed to work till the 50s may stop at ...  Read Full »

Please suggest a treatment for obesity with sleep apnea and joint pains.

Query: 32 yr old previously healthy The 180 cm, wt 107 Kg, BMI 33 Obesity grade 1 complicated with snoring, intermittent apnea, waking up weak and scattered joints and back pain Vital signs within normal limits No abnormal exam finding detected What is the best modality of treatment ?  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello dear. I welcome you to icliniq. Well the best modality of the treatment is weight reduction. A weight reduction of 10% in coming 6 months is best to revert metabolic complications of the obesity. The metabolic complications of the obesity are Diabetes, cholesterol issues, fatty liver disease...  Read Full »

Which tests should I undergo to determine hormonal imbalance?

Query: Hi doctor, My problem is that I am having man boobs and love handles. They just will not go away. I workout and reduced a lot of fat, but the fat in this area is stubborn. I want to know whether there is any hormonal imbalance in my body like high content of estrogen. What tests should I undergo to ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is called gynecomastia which is quite common and needs treatment due to cosmetic reasons. First of all, this may be natural following obesity or due to hormonal imbalance inside you. You need a checkup whether there is any hormonal imbalance. A testicular examination...  Read Full »

How can I lose weight?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 171 cm tall, 38 years old, and 80 kg 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 everyday. Initially, I lost weight from 80 to 78 kg in two weeks, but now I am stuck on 79 kg weight. I do not k...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim

Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 ...  Read Full »

Why are Clenbuterol and T3 not helping me lose weight?

Query: I am 61 kgs now and I have been taking Clenbuterol and T3 together to burn the fat. but until now I have not reduced even one kg. I have been working out a little only and following a proper keto diet. what is the issue that the strongest medicine is not working for my body? should I clea...  Read Full »


Dr. Subharanjini Ramesh

Dietician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq. You are overweight for your height by 7kgs. You are quiet young. If you follow normal healthy diet with exercises, you can easily lose weight. I don’t advise keto diet for weight reduction. It may or may not work. It can affect our health also. Please stop it. To reduce 7 k...  Read Full »

Kindly assist in diet and precautions for high cholesterol.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 37-year-old male. I am looking for an online consultation for the cholesterol check-up result. I am 182 cm in height and 110 kg in weight. I feel heavy, and I am worried about my cholesterol. I want to know about my current blood test report and precautions with diet.   Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have recently done lipid profile test and wanted to know the precautions to be taken for that. According to your lipid profile test (attachment removed to protect patient identity), your cholesterol, triglyce...  Read Full »

Why am I having loose stools on and off very often for six months now?

Query: I am having constant loose stools. I take Adderall, Intuniv, zoloft and a pill for acid reflux. I am a 17 soon to be 18 year old female. I am 5'4 and 215 lbs. This has been on and off very often for up to 6 months now.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. I welcome you to clinic. After reviewing your medication profile, These one medication zoloft and to some extent adderall and intuniv cause gastrointestinal upset. The one of such common adverse effect is diarrhea with zoloft. Secondly these medication have tendency to increase body weight,...  Read Full »

What should I do further to keep my BP under control?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 44-year-old male. I am a non-smoker, occasional drinker (two to three days per week). I take Olmesartan once daily, Apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, and honey once daily. I am trying to understand my high BP more. Is it just my physiology or is it something else? Every time ...  Read Full »


Dr. Isaac Gana

Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your frustration. Do not be worried you will be fine. The reason why your blood pressure is still slightly high is a direct consequence of been obese. The ideal weight for you is within the range of 75 to 82 kg that is why your blood pressure keeps ge...  Read Full »

How often should I do my cardio workout in a week?

Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to lose stubborn fat around my midsection and thighs and tone up. My height is 5 feet 10 inches and I weigh about 226. I do strength training first for about an hour and then 30 minutes of walking (Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays). On Tuesday and Thursday, I do core work for ...  Read Full »


Dr. Hemang Sudhakarbhai Jani

Fitness Expert, Physiotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the information which you have sent me. According to your height, your weight is comparatively high. Your normal weight should be at least 70 to 80 kg. Regarding your concern about cardio workout, whatever you are doing is well enough, but you ...  Read Full »

Please suggest lifestyle modifications to control BP.

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 58 years old. She has high BP problem since last six years. She is taking Amlong-A tablet daily from then and everything was fine. For the last two months, she has been diagnosed with high BP three to four times. We went through all blood and urine tests. Once a few pus cell...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Maroti Celerio Mandurke

Cardiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Did you check her kidney for creatinine? Is it high? What is her weight? Yes, blood pressure treatment is not a one day job. For her age, I will target blood pressure around 140/90 mmHg. Occasionally, 150 mmHg of blood pressure is fine. Control of weight gai...  Read Full »

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