People with BMI (body mass index) less than 18.5 are called underweight. Genetics, high metabolism, drug abuse, lack of food, bulimia, anorexia nervosa, and chronic illness can make a person underweight.

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I am underweight and have problems with mood, attention, and memory. Kindly provide me with a diet plan according to the daily value.

Query: Hi doctor, I am underweight and have problem with mood attention and memory and I have been on Atomexitine and Sertaline. How much will a 2000-calorie diet plan cost which can be prepared with ingredients available here? And kindly give me the diet plan accordingly to daily value.  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. This is a moderate costing diet chart. Alternative foods are also mentioned. 1. Early morning, 7 a.m., three to four pieces of soaked almond or sprouts. 2. Breakfast 8.30 a.m; brown bread, four pieces and boiled egg, three pieces or four pi...  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 icliniq.com. 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 »

I am very thin and feel unenergetic. Please suggest to me some diet to get a good masculine body.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32 years old male who is about 67 kilograms, and I am 5.9 by height. I do not take medicines for any health problems. I feel like I am very thin and unenergetic. I want to have good muscles and a good masculine body. So I would like to increase my weight by more than eight kilogram...  Read Full »

Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for posting your query. You can opt for a call consultation on making healthy food choices, and reaching up to the required calorie count will be helpful. The medication has excess side effects. I still need many details for proper medical intervention to provid...  Read Full »

How to gain weight as I am underweight and more vulnerable to climate change?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 32 years old. I am underweight and my BMI is low (below 18). I do not have any other medical issues. But, I used to get vulnerable cold and cough to climate change.  Read Full »

Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Basically, your immune system is very weak. Some people like you are very much prone to cold and cough, because of which the body's normal biological systems gets disturbed during each season. When our immune system gets altered our antigens, which are the fighting soldie...  Read Full »

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