How To Lose Weight

You can lose weight by consuming a low-calorie and a high-fiber diet. Thirty minutes of physical exercise like walking, swimming, aerobics, etc. will help lose weight. Usually, by reducing the intake of processed foods, which are high in saturated fats, salt and sugar, and exercising, weight loss can be achieved.

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I lost 5 kgs when I was prescribed probiotics for dehydration and diarrhea. Can I start taking them again for weight loss?

Query: Hello doctor,I am planning to lose weight, and I was given probiotics for some dehydration and diarrhea three years ago. I lost five kilograms at that time. Now my weight is 79 kgs, and my height is 151 centimeters. I need to lose weight, so can I start taking probiotics again to lose weight? If not...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Probiotics are given post diarrhea to repopulate the gut with good bacteria. According to the studies, obesity and diabetes are linked to the gut microbiome. So, I think there is no harm in taking probiotics, but I cannot comment on whether they will help you lose we...  Read Full »

Can you suggest a diet plan to reduce my weight and achieve pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29 year old housewife. I am suffering from infertility since I got married seven years ago. I have PCOD, tubal block, and hypothyroidism. I am overweight. All the treatments we took for conception failed. I was advised to reduce my weight by at least 10 %. But, I am unable to ...  Read Full »


Durga Kumari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please do not get scared about your weight. You can reduce it easily by following a good diet plan and with normal walking. I am sending you a diet chart. Please follow it and be in touch with me for the follow-up. Foods to be included are:Fish like salmon (Saiman), tu...  Read Full »

How do I reduce weight due to water retention in my body after binge eating, despite dieting and exercising regularly?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old, and I weigh 93 pounds. I had a diet all year long of about 1200 calories to 1300 calories a day, and I exercised daily, burning 2000 calories. I have been dieting for the past eight years now. So I decided to work out still and eat all the foods I did not eat before, s...  Read Full »


Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. Sometimes binge eating is fine since you are dieting and exercising. It is not an issue for you to go back to the same schedule, but I suggest you learn to manage and follow a few steps to help you maintain weight. Gi...  Read Full »

I have been trying to lose weight for three years, and my thyroid seemed normal in the blood test. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I have been trying to lose weight for three years now, and no matter how hard I try and what I do, I cannot lose weight. I have tried a month of keto. I am also very active. I work out five to six days a week. I also stay in a calorie deficit without losing weight. My doctor took blood an...  Read Full »


Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Some alternative foods are mentioned below: In the early morning: 7 AM - One glass of lukewarm water, half lemon, and one pinch of cinnamon powder. 7.15 AM - Green tea and four almonds. Breakfast 8.30 AM - Dal with boiled vegetables, on...  Read Full »

My teenage son had a sleeve gastrectomy and has followed a strict diet. When can he return to his ordinary diet?

Query: Hi doctor, My teenage son had sleeve gastrectomy operations five months ago, this year due to being overweight. Nowadays, his weight is 83 kilograms, and the doctor says he must reach 75 kilograms. He has followed a strict diet until now (no bread, rice, orange suger, and gaseous drinks). My questi...  Read Full »


Dr. Krishna Swaroop Achanta

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to icliniq.com. It is a great improvement that he has come to 79 kilograms. He can easily come back to 75 kilograms in a month by following my dietary instructions. Please follow these remedies thoroughly. Following his gastrectomy procedure, these are kept in view as to how he ca...  Read Full »

I am 46 years old with a history of sleep apnea and have been advised to lose 25 kg. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 46 years old, recently diagnosed with sleep apnea, and have been on CPAP for the past week. The doctor has advised me to reduce 25 kgs. Unfortunately, I am also hypertensive and diabetic. I have shared my test results. What are the ways to reduce my weight? Kindly help.  Read Full »


Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern and reviewed your reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Are you a vegetarian or a non-vegetarian?  Read Full »

I am an 18 year old with severe knee issues. Do I need physiotherapy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old. I have a knee issue. My knee dislocated once and there was a subluxation more than nine times. Now, my knee is very flexible. When my knee dislocated, the doctor plastered my knee for three weeks. He then asked me to exercise, but I did not. My doctor then asked me t...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concern. I would like to stress on proper training to regain your knee control and reduce the subluxation. I suggest you do these basic knee exercises that will strengthen your front thigh muscles and butt muscles. These...  Read Full »

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 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 »


Vishal Kumar Wadi

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 »

Kindly suggest exercises and a diet to lose weight.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23-year-old male with a weight of 98 kilograms and a height of five feet. I have gained a weight of eighteen kilograms in this corona lockdown. I have 33 percent of fat, a bone mass of 3.2 kilograms, and a muscle mass of 64 kilograms. I gathered this information from the smart wei...  Read Full »


Subharanjini Ramesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be overweight of twenty kilograms according to your height. You can try to increase your exercise gradually. As you are young, you can lose weight faster. YOu can go walking in the evening for 45 minutes to one hour daily apart from your morning schedule. Re...  Read Full »

Please suggest a diet plan to lose weight.

Query: Hi doctor, I have gastric problem. Can you suggest me diet plan to lose weight with consideration of my gastric problem. Please specify any precautions to be taken and mention the source of food. I am attaching my medical reports which I have done before six months. Thank you.  Read Full »


Manidipa Dey

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to follow a high protein, low calorie and low fat balanced diet. Do not skip your breakfast. To control gastric problem you need to take food at proper interval. Do not let your stomach empty for a longer time. For hypertension avoid table salt intake ...  Read Full »

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