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Overweight

People with body mass index (BMI) of 25 or more are said to be overweight. Generally, a person becomes overweight by consuming more calories and leading a sedentary life. The other reasons include depression, hormonal imbalance, eating disorder, alcoholism, stress, and genetic predisposition.

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What role does BMI play in weight management?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old woman weighing 231.48 pounds, and my doctor has diagnosed me as obese. As it is World Obesity Day, I am feeling quite depressed and would like to know effective ways to reduce my weight. Additionally, could you explain the role of body mass index (BMI) in weight man...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Yes, it is important to recognize that seeking to improve your health is a positive step, and World Obesity Day can be a day of empowerment and the start of a journey toward better health. Here is some detailed inform...  Read Full »

I am overweight and have an umbilical hernia. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 33 years old with a weight of 63 kg, and my height is 153 cm. I am feeling overweight. My stomach is big, and I am having an umbilical hernia. How to reduce my weight.  Read Full »


Jani Hemang Sudhakarbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Nowadays this problem is very common, my advice is to try to go for proper diet planning and increase energy expenditure as there will be an imbalance between food intake and exercise. So there is a need to do more exercise and control over your food. You must foll...  Read Full »

I am seeking insights on weight loss. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 35-year-old female. I am writing to seek suggestions and information regarding my concerns about being overweight and the best strategies for achieving healthy weight loss. Kindly suggest effective and sustainable strategies to achieve weight loss. Also, provide some insights int...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. Firstly do not make drastic life changes or restricted diet plans that you cannot sustain. But if you are trying to achieve sustainable healthy living, then follow this point as it is a vast topic to add in one answer...  Read Full »

My 15-year-old son is too fat for his age. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am concerned about my 15-year-old son, who looks too fat for his age. Children of his age are of correct shape, however, my son weighs 145 pounds. I am afraid that soon he will get all major issues in his body due to this excess weight. What are the ways to encourage him to reduce ...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Today's generation is getting more obese as compared to the old generation due to massive lifestyle changes, which is a sedentary lifestyle. Kinds of food choices are made now are full of preservatives and sugar or salt consuming high car...  Read Full »

I have a few questions about sudden weight gain. Kindly guide.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 28 year old female. I am concerned about gaining 15 kilograms of weight recently and it is having a negative impact on my well-being. Kindly help me with the following questions.What is a healthy weight range for someone of my age, gender, and height, and how can I determine my p...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Obesity occurs due to a high intake of carbohydrates with less physical activity or due to drastic hormonal changes as well. We need to find out the cause of obesity. I suggest you follow the below-mentioned instructions. Do not make dr...  Read Full »

I want to maintain a healthy weight. Kindly guide.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old female and have noticed a significant increase in my weight, and I am concerned about the potential health risks associated with obesity as It has started to affect my daily life, from experiencing fatigue and difficulty in performing physical activities to concerns ...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Obesity occurs due to high intake of carbohydrates with less physical activity or due to drastic hormonal changes as well. We need to find out the cause of obesity. I suggest you to follow the below mentioned instructions. Do not mak...  Read Full »

Kindly provide information about health risks of obesity.

Query: I am a 35-year-old female. I have been struggling with being overweight and its impact on my overall health and well-being. Can you provide information about the potential health risks associated with being overweight? What are some effective and sustainable methods for weight loss? How does diet an...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concern. Being overweight can elevate the risk of serious health issues like diabetes, heart disease, and specific types of cancer. Effective and sustainable weight loss involves maintaining a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetabl...  Read Full »

Can stress disturb a person's sleep cycle?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old. I cannot sleep at night. When I sleep, I cannot get up for nine to ten hours. When I cannot sleep, I usually keep using my laptop. I am overweight. I have a weight of 94 kilograms. I do not know the cause. Can I have this issue due to stress?   Read Full »


Arooj Maqsood Ahmed Warraieh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You are facing sleep disturbance due to unavoidable sleep patterns. You have this issue due to changed work schedules. Stress plays a key role. When a thought process is going on, our mind finds it difficult to shut down. Regarding weight, it ...  Read Full »

I am 18 years old and have osteophytes in my neck. It is causing me pain. Can I go to the gym?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old and have osteophytes in my neck. It is causing me pain from neck to shoulder blade to shoulder, and sometimes it is causing less pain, and sometimes it is medium. My real problem is I am overweight, so I wanted to go to the gym. Can I?  Read Full »


Mohammed Wajid

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. I suggest you first get proper treatment for the neck pain, as there are osteophytes noted. You can take cervical traction with IFT (interferential therapy) for five days and IFT and US (ultrasound) therapy for te...  Read Full »

I want to take breast reduction pills to reduce my breast size. Please advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I want to take breast reduction pills to reduce breast size. I have heard about the medicine Alexia which is good for it. Please advise. I am a 27-year-old girl weighing 127.8 pounds. I am 5"2' and have a breast size of 36 C. I have no health issues. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Vishnu Priya. G

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. There are five stages in the normal breast development. The development and changes in the breast tissue are under hormonal influences, like during menstrual cycles. The breast enlarges during pregnancy and lactation due to pregnancy-related h...  Read Full »

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