A person is considered to have a low weight when their body mass index lies below 18.5. They are referred to as underweight. It can occur due to illness, genetics, poor metabolism of nutrients, and reduced food intake. Taking high nutritious foods with adequate proteins, vitamins and minerals helps to gain weight.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. My weight is 121.25 lb and height is 5.8 inches. I am very thin. My weight is not appropriate according to my height. My weight is only 121.25 lb, and it is neither increasing or decreasing. I also have a good habit of eating everything almost. The primary concern is th... Read Full »
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Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old male and my weight is 119 lbs. I look very thin and weak. Please suggest me some supplements for gaining weight. Will supplements cause any side effects in our bodies? I am confused as I do not have any medical problems and have a healthy body. I only want to gain we... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Thank you for stopping by! I am here to provide expert opinions on your medical issues. It is more important to be fit and healthy. Even though you are slim you should have strength in your body. You can follow some basic diet plans and workouts for gaining weight. The supplements will only y... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am in my early twenties and 5 foot 4 inches tall. I weigh only 83.77 Ibs. I eat well but I am not able gain weight. Please prescribe some medicine without side effects and suggest a diet. Read Full »
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Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old male and my weight is just 53 kilograms. I eat everything good for my health like eggs, meat, milk, etc. But I do not see any results. Please suggest something for me. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. Sometimes even if we take the required vitals, we lack behind in the amount and timing of the foods. I suggest you follow a few instructions mentioned below. Take milk in the morning and at night before going to bed. Take warm milk durin... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a girl in her late teens. My height is 5 feet 4 inches whereas my weight is only 35 kilograms. If I take some food more than my regular food then I feel like vomiting. I am a student and sometimes because of my weakness, I cannot study attentively. Please help me and give me some ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. According to your height, your weight and BMI (body mass index) are normal. Firstly you should check your thyroid and stress levels. Daily exercise with a proper diet will help you in achieving your weight with fitness. I suggest you to follow... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old male. My weight is 52 kg, which is too low for my height (170cm). Kindly give me a good diet plan to improve my weight.Kindly help.Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.You can follow the diet plan mentioned below. Alternative foods are also mentioned.1. Early morning - Three to four soaked almonds or sprouts.2. Breakfast - Brown bread (4 pieces), boiled egg three pieces or brown bread (4 slices), and peanut butter.3. Midmorning - Fruit... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old (height 5 feet 3 inches and weight around 40 kilograms). My problem is that I am not able to gain weight despite following a regular diet. My breakfast includes bread, eggs, instant noodles, and tea. My lunch and dinner are almost the same and include rice, pulses, ve... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you check your thyroid hormone levels. Daily exercise with a proper diet will help you achieve your weight. I will give you a diet chart. Alternative foods are also mentioned. 1. Early morning - Three to four pieces of soaked almond or sprouts. 2. Breakfa... Read Full »