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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How to lose belly fat?

Query: Hi doctor, In two months, I am going to be 24. My weight is 52 kg and my height is 5 feet 3.5 inches. I want to lose some weight, especially belly fat and side fat. Please give me a solution. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Swapan Banerjee

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for your question. I can see your BMI (body mass index) is 20.0. This is quite standard as per your weight and height are concerned. For losing weight, you should go for meal planning that is diet. Maintain disciplined lifestyle, rest and also daily few fr...  Read Full »

Does Orlistat help in losing weight?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an unmarried 23 year old female. My height and weight are 5'6" and 105 kg respectively. Till now I do not have any medical issue. From childhood, I am a bit fat. So I would like to know, is there any tablet which can help me lose weight along with diet? I heard that Xenical (Orlista...  Read Full »


Dr. Swapan Banerjee

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your case in detail. First of all Orlistat (Xenical) is a drug which may be useful for you. But, initially I would recommend you to go under natural treatment better to say meal planning or proper diet chart. Pills have lot of side effects like mainly...  Read Full »

My brother is 91 kg. Suggest a diet to reduce his weight.

Query: Hello doctor, My query is regarding my brother who is 24 years old. His height is 5'5" and weight is 91 kg. How can he reduce his weight fast? He does not go to gym because of his right leg ligament problem. Kindly help us. Thank you in advance.  Read Full »


Dr. Swapan Banerjee

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can see here your brother's BMI (body mass index) is 22.48. The range of BMI is 18.5 - 22.9 maximum border line 24.9. This means your brother falls in a balanced weight condition but little high border line. Anyway, I can guide you in a right manner that you should foll...  Read Full »

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