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Weight Loss

Weight loss refers to the reduction of your total body mass, which can be either intentional or unintentional. Unintentional weight loss can be due to any underlying health condition like muscle atrophy, malnutrition, cancer, etc. Intentional weight loss is called slimming.

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I have PCOS, and am anorexic. Please suggest a diet.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old and have PCOS, and am anorexic. Please help me with a diet of 300 calories a day to cut down my weight from 214 lbs to 84 lbs.  Read Full »


Neha Suryawanshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would suggest taking a high-fiber, low-fat diet. I would also suggest the following: Drink plenty of water. Take small and frequent meals at regular intervals. One glass of lime water on an empty stomach once you wake up. Have a glass of vegetable juice for breakfast...  Read Full »

I am suffering from knee pain and swelling in the leg above and below the knee. Please help me to lose weight.

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from knee pain and swelling in leg above and below the knee. Please help me to loose my weight.  Read Full »


Neha Suryawanshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query, According to your height, your ideal weight should be 59 kgs.You need to take water retention diet to treat swelling then take high fiber low fat diet followed by detox diet to loose weight fast. Try to take small and frequent meals at regular i...  Read Full »

Kindly let me know about intermittent fasting in detail.

Query: Hello doctor, My friend is 45 years old. He is following intermittent fasting to lose weight. Kindly let me know the following: Could you explain to me what intermittent fasting is? What are the potential health benefits associated with intermittent fasting? Is intermittent fasting suitable fo...  Read Full »


Neha Suryawanshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. With passion, commitment, and experience, I hope I will be able to provide you with top-class medical opinion. Intermittent fasting means that you do not eat for a period of time each day or week. Some popular approaches to intermittent fasting include: Alterna...  Read Full »

What is the recommended period to be on a ketogenic diet?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23-year-old and have been on a ketogenic diet for the past three months. I have also lost around 17 lbs. How long should I follow the ketogenic diet? My target is to lose 33 lbs. After reaching the target, if I stop following the diet, will I gain weight again, or will I remain th...  Read Full »


Neha Suryawanshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. A person can be on a ketogenic diet for a maximum of three months continuously, not more than that. You need to discontinue it after 90 days and follow a high fiber, low-fat diet as a maintenance diet post ketogenic diet. Thank you.  Read Full »

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