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Exercise is any form of physical activity that helps maintain fitness and improves overall health. It can be done for several reasons. It helps to grow, gain muscles, enhance strength, improve the cardiovascular system, train for athletics, etc. Aerobic, anaerobic, and flexibility exercises are different classifications of exercises.

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How to lose my weight soon?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old, and I am taking Duromine for two months. I have lost 35.27 lb. I am eating about 700 to 900 calories per day. My usual food consists of breakfast with a small piece of fruit. My lunch contains fruits and vegetables. I take my dinner with a salad and steamed vegetables. ...  Read Full »

Vishal Kumar Wadi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are taking an appetite suppressant and a low-calorie diet. You have hit the weight loss plateau. Suppressing the appetite is not good for health. Taking drugs can cause plenty of side effects. Hitting a weight loss plateau is quite excellent. It happens to almost ever...  Read Full »

I am a kidney transplant recipient since six years. Please advise me about the food and exercise.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a kidney transplant recipient for six years. I want to know about the food intake and exercise I should do now. I am currently taking immunosuppressant medication. Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. After kidney transplantation, most people have experienced low immunity problems due to powerful medication. Low immunity can increase the risk of infection. I will give you a diet chart. Try to follow this. Early morni...  Read Full »

What should I do to gain weight in a healthy way?

Query: Hello doctor, This quarantine season caused me to lose weight from 105 lbs to 97 lbs in three months. I am already underweight. My height is 5.4 feet, and weight is 97 lbs. My BMI is 16.2. I had my thyroid hormone levels checked and it is within the normal range. Blood sugar levels are also normal. ...  Read Full »

Shariff Safina Mohsin Noushina

Answer: Hi, Welcome to For weight gain, try to increase your meal protein content. 1. Include cheese, skim milk powder, nuts, greek yogurt, etc. 2. If you are eggetarian, you can include two eggs daily in your meal, alternatively include peanut butter. 3. Try to have healthy one-pot m...  Read Full »

Kindly provide a diet chart to reduce my cholesterol levels.

Query: Hello doctor, My total cholesterol - 239, HDL cholesterol serum- 54, LDL cholesterol serum- 159. I want to control it and make it normal, for which I need a definite diet plan and guidelines.  Read Full »

Subha Ranjini B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As you already said, you have borderline cholesterols which can be controlled easily through diet and exercise. You are 10 kg overweight which needs to be reduced. If your weight becomes normal, your blood reports will automatically become normal. You need to eat norma...  Read Full »

Please suggest medicine or supplements to increase my muscle mass.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old male. My height is 5 feet 9 inches and weight is 119 lbs. I do not look healthy. I take a regular diet and meals thrice a day. I do not have any health problems like cough, fever, and pain. Actually, I want to put on my weight and develop my muscles because I look v...  Read Full »

Subha Ranjini B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Good to know that you are eating well. What about family history? Are your both parents or anyone parent is underweight? If it is familial, it is difficult to gain weight. You can try with any protein powders, Ensure is good for a supplement. Take it as mentioned in t...  Read Full »

Is it possible to increase the height after 28 years of age?

Query: Hi doctor,How to increase my height after 28 Years of age. I am 28 years old, and my height is 5.6'. I want to increase my height by at least three to four inches.Thank you.  Read Full »

Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for posting your query. You can opt for a call consultation. You need to accept that there is a growth in height, but it is slow, and we grow on fat and adipose tissue. Therefore, height increase is not observed. It is important to keep your weight on track a...  Read Full »

Why am I having strain and pain below knee after doing exercise?

Query: Hello doctor, I used to play sports. Now after a gap, I started walking and later doing some fitness workouts daily. During walking my muscle below the knee is getting more strained and paining (issue only for right leg). Please give me a right solution.  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your concern. I feel you should do proper warming up and stretch before doing the activity. This will definitely reduce your tightness, pain, and discomfort. Do some basic stretch and strengthening and use good footwear. Apply ice on the painful area frequent...  Read Full »

How can I cure hamstrings spasm caused due to exercise?

Query: Hello doctor, Today, I was lifting light weights on squats. As I went down into a parallel position, my back locked up and immediately began to hurt. I tried other lifts (hyperextensions) to loosen my hamstrings. It felt better at the time, but now I am at home and can barely stand and walk. How can...  Read Full »

Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your case, and what I found is that you must follow some basic stretching exercises with warm-up and cool-down phases to avoid the tightening of muscles. Do warm-up exercises like static jogging, and jumping with hands wide apart. Along with warm-up, 10 m...  Read Full »

Please suggest some steps to increase my weight.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 16-year-old male. I want to gain weight. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Priyanka Zade

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You can take four to five soaked almonds daily in the early morning and take a banana shake in the midmorning. Try to include a whole milk curd in your lunch. Do regular exercise to build your muscle.  Read Full »

I lost sensation in my biceps and triceps while working out. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been working out regularly for around three years. It felt great until a week ago when I noticed while training that my biceps and triceps did not feel anything. I do everything correctly. When I do the bicep exercises, I feel it in my forearms, not my biceps. I do not get a pum...  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. If you are not feeling anything in the biceps while working out, your form may need to be revised to load your biceps. Also, watch your wrist position, which might take the lead in getting loaded by its position and may be too bent forward. F...  Read Full »

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