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Underweight

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 worried about being underweight. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old male. My height is five feet six inches. I am worried about being underweight. How to improve my health? Please help me.  Read Full »


Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. According to your height and weight, your BMI (body mass index) is low than normal. So, you should check a few tests as mentioned. Thyroid level. Stress level. Bone density. Worm test. Daily exercise with a proper diet wil...  Read Full »

I am underweight and want to gain a weight of 15 kg. Can you give me some tips for the same?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to gain around 15 kg. Can you give me some tips and how much time it will take to gain 15 kg weight? Thank you.  Read Full »


Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hello, I am here to help with your health queries. I read about your concern in detail. You should check the following: Thyroid level. Stress level. Bone density. Worm test. You should exercise daily and take a proper diet which will help you in achieving your weight with fitness. You have to eat ...  Read Full »

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 »

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