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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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 »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
My knee pain has reduced after starting to exercise, but it gets sore when I try falling asleep. What to do?
Query: Hi doctor, I went to a physiotherapist eight months ago, and the doctor informed me that there was too much pressure on my knee. He told me to exercise to strengthen it and reduce the pressure. Unfortunately, my knee got sore while doing exercises like walking and taekwondo. Two months ago, my knee ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I would like to have more details regarding your issue. 1. Did you initially have any falls, injuries, or other issues? 2. Where is your pain deep inside, in the center or like the sides of the knee? 3. Do you have any restrictions on your ac... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old, and I am taking Duromine for two months. I have lost 16 kilograms. 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 vegetab... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 ev... Read Full »
I recently got Osgood-Schlatter disease again despite all the exercises and stretching I have been doing. What could be the reason?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 16-year-old male and have had Osgood-Schlatter since 13. It has been on and off, but I have recently got it back. I have been doing all the exercises and stretches, but it does not go. Is there any way I can get rid of it? Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Treatment for Osgood-Schlatter disease includes reducing the activity that makes it worse, icing the painful area, using braces or pads, and anti-inflammatory medication is needed. Surgery is rarely used to treat Osgood-Schlatter disease. Osgood-Schlatter disease usuall... 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 »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 and ... Read Full »
How to take apple cider vinegar for weight loss?
Query: Hello doctor, Is apple cider vinegar useful for weight loss? How many times should I take apple cider vinegar? How can I use it? Should I take it before a meal or after a meal? Kindly guide me. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Apple cider vinegar is good for weight loss. I suggest you take one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of warm water after waking up daily once, but if you feel acidic, you may need to stop it. Few people are not comfortable with apple cider vinegar. I still nee... Read Full »
How to get relief from the pain present in my knee and spine?
Query: Hi doctor, My back is curving to the left and I have pain throughout the ribs of the vertebrae. My right knee hurts with the spine that connects to the hips. I have a constant dull pain on sitting down with my legs flat and bending over amplifies the pain. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have scoliosis in your spine. It is caused due to various reasons. Doing a couple of corrective exercises can help. I recommend you to meet a good physiotherapist who is experienced in scoliotic corrective exercise. Come back to me with an X-ray to help with good... 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 48 kg to 44 kg in three months. I am already underweight. My height is 165 cm, and weight is 44 kg. 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. I th... Read Full »
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Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 nor... Read Full »