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Your doctor may advise you to increase your body weight if you are underweight. It is important to do so in a healthy way by eating and drinking nutrient-dense foods and not by consuming empty calories and junk food which will do more harm in the long run.

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How can I attain appropriate height and weight for my age?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 20 years old. My weight is 117 lbs, and my height is 5 feet 4 inches. I look small for my age. There is no appropriate growth. Can you suggest any medications or supplements for this?  Read Full »

Talati Vidhi Hareshbhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your history, and I would like to suggest some natural ways to increase your body's growth. Many factors affect body height and weight, such as gender, age, genetics, lifestyle, diet, etc. If there is no weight gain despite eating calorie-rich food,...  Read Full »

I want to put on weight naturally and overcome my acne problem. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I want to gain weight naturally, but my body does not respond to the nutrients I consume, and I use numerous creams to treat my acne, but it keeps coming. Kindly give some tips to over come from this.  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your query, According to your height, your weight is normal and also body mass index is normal. I suggest you to get thyroid 2 stress level. Daily exercise with proper diet will help you in achieving your weight with fitness . You have to eat every tw...  Read Full »

My weight is 35 kg and my height is 5 feet. Kindly suggest some ways to gain weight and height.

Query: Hello doctor, My current weight is 35 kg and my height is 5 feet. Kindly suggest some ways to gain weight and height.   Read Full »

Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Making a healthy food choice and reaching up to the required calorie count will be helpful, with a workout supplement that does not harm. I still need many details for proper medical intervention so that I can provide a customized diet plan. Till then follow these ti...  Read Full »

How to handle hemorrhoids that affect my mood badly?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an eating disorder before 16 years. It stressed my health very severely for around 5 years. Now, I am 35 years old. Also, I suffer from hemorrhoids, which affect my mood very severely. I have social impairments as my emotions are no longer clean. This is really an important issue f...  Read Full »

Youness Tanani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to For hemorrhoids, Tronolane (Pramoxine) is the best, if are external already. But, if are internal hemorrhoids, then need to follow another way of treatment.Losing weight is normal in your case, because you are losing red blood cells by the hemorrhoids.To my best knowledge...  Read Full »

My wife has not been able to gain weight. What type of foods can help her?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 24 years old. She is 5 feet and 3 inches in height and weighs 42 kg. Since our marriage, her weight has not increased. It is almost static. We are vegetarians. I have a 2-year-old baby born via C-section. She has not been able to gain weight. Kindly suggest anything to rec...  Read Full »

Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per the height of your wife, the ideal weight should be between 62 to 65 kg. So, yes she needs to gain some healthy weight. There are many factors that affect the individual weight and height. For example, the age, gender, lifestyle, diet, and genetic factors...  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 have toxic liver hepatitis. Can you suggest a diet plan to gain weight?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 22 years old and have been diagnosed with toxic liver hepatitis (now I have toxins in my liver and moderate fibrosis). Doctors told me to rest for atleast three months and eat home food. I am taking medications. I'm currently 41 kilograms and look very skinny. What should I eat tha...  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I would suggest the following diet plan: At 7 a.m., three to four pieces of soaked almond or sprouts. For breakfast at 8.30 a.m., brown bread (4 pieces), boiled egg- three pieces or bread, and jam. At 11 a.m.- one ...  Read Full »

Should I consider the tablet Remeron to gain weight?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23-year-girl. I am severely underweight. Can I use Remeron for weight gain? Will it have any side effects?  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. According to your height, your weight is low. Firstly you should check the following. 1. Type 2 thyroid stress level. Daily exercise with a proper diet will help you achieve your weight with fitness. I suggest you a diet chart. Alternati...  Read Full »

Are there any supplements to help my fiance gain weight without any side effcts?

Query: Hello doctor. My fiance is very thin and looks pale. We have our marriage in five months, so I would like to know a few supplements he can take to gain weight and look fit and healthy. Supplements that do not cause side effects and at the same time that give good results. He is 32 years old and wei...  Read Full »

Shakuntala Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First, I would like to know his lifestyle, eating habits, and workout routine or daily routine. For healthy weight gain, he needs to include nuts and dry fruits on a daily basis. Start with three to four dates in the morning, and eat wholesome food that includes a vari...  Read Full »

Do I gain weight if I eat a small quantity of high-calorie food?

Query: Hello doctor,Do calories matter if the portion size is small? An example, one snack-size mini burger is 780 calories, or 6 oz of ice cream is 580 calories. Will that still count as weight gain because of calories alone? Even though the portion size is the size of a gumball.  Read Full »

Debasish Dutta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to In your case, as per your information, BMI (body mass index): 49.42 and a weight of 147.42 kgs is morbid obesity class. Your target weight should be 71.50 Kgs, BMR = 1478 Kcal/day. Total daily energy requirement = 1774 Kcal/day if you are in a sedentary lifestyle and 2...  Read Full »

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