Walking

Walking at least 20 minutes every day has shown to have various health benefits to people of all ages, including the prevention of some chronic illnesses. Some of the health benefits of walking are it burns calories, makes the heart muscles strong, lowers blood sugar levels, relieves joint pain, improves mood, and keeps you healthy.

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Is walking necessary to prevent further worsening of gait in Parkinson's disease?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife has been suffering from Parkinson's disease for the past seven years. She lives in a nursing home. She needs assistance with walking. They do not make her walk at the nursing home. Is walking necessary to prevent further worsening of gait in Parkinson's disease? What are the mech...  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. It is quite difficult to make the patient walk without support or less support in the case of Parkinson's disease. Due to intake of medicine regularly and as the disease is progressive in nature, the walkin...  Read Full »

How to stop losing muscle mass in the body?

Query: Hi doctor, I did exercises to relax and tighten the neck muscles. The exercises that I did has affected my entire body. I have lost muscle mass all over my body, and I have gained muscles in thighs and all the wrong places. I eat apples to stop muscle loss, as I read that eating apple stops muscula...  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Can you tell me what kind of exercises you did that resulted in such a situation? If you did exercises of the neck, then it cannot move the muscles on gluteus or back. I suggest you try doing the following. Go for a full body checkup. Stop doing exercises abruptly. Have...  Read Full »

I believe that I have ADHD. Do I need to consult a doctor?

Query: Hi doctor, For years now, I have come to believe I have ADHD. I have the hardest time focusing, staying on task, and following things through. I do not want to self-diagnose, but I know something is wrong. Every time I go to the doctors, it is always with my parents and I have never had the chance t...  Read Full »


Dr. Amrit Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should definitely visit your doctor and discuss all your problems wholeheartedly. But in spite of that, I would like to advise few things. Stop thinking that you would fail or lose money. Instead, think positive and focus on how you could perform better. Do not t...  Read Full »

Is it possible to lose leg fat without dieting?

Query: Hello doctor, My legs are very fat, and it makes me uncomfortable. Overall I am fit, but only my legs are fat. Is there any way of losing the leg fat without dieting? Is there any workout for better cardio and also to achieve six pack abs?  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can do toe standing exercises, stand on your toes while balancing the body for 10 counts, repeat it 15 times. Try squatting, fast static marching, and adductor stretching or butterfly stretching, all for 20 times. Walking is the best form of exercise, everyday walk...  Read Full »

My wife has gained weight after pregnancy. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 20 years old. Her weight is 59.5 kg and height is 4'9". Our baby is 15 months. His diet includes breastfeeding and solid food. My wife has post pregnancy overweight, especially in belly, buttocks and thighs. She eats a lot, but feels tired, exhausted and sleepy.  Read Full »


Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, you should do proper diagnosis of your wife. This problem may be due to stress, hyperthyroid and vitamin D deficiency. Proper diet with exercise help your wife to make her body reshape if the above tests are normal. You did not mention the type of delivery. Is ...  Read Full »

How to start working out for weight loss?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old and a mother of three kids. I am overweight. I currently weigh 180 lbs and I am 5'1". I have decided that I want to change my life around and start eating healthy, stop smoking, start exercising, etc. I just want to be the best role model for my kids. My question is, wha...  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is really nice to hear that you want to have a change in your life. This will be an example for other ladies also. Cleansing the body is essential, but before that cleanse your mind with lots of positive attitude towards life. Never forget to pamper yourself. Always t...  Read Full »

Can I gain flexibility in the body at 19 years of age?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19-year-old girl and I am very inflexible. I feel like an 80-year-old grandmother because of this reason. I know some boys and they are more flexible than me. I feel very ashamed of myself. I want to increase my flexibility. But even beginner-level exercise are found hard for me. ...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry about flexibility. You can gain flexibility when you go for a good training methodology. Start your training with walking and slowly progress yourself by doing high-intensity workouts. You might need a good foam roller session at the end of the workout. You...  Read Full »

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