Exercise is any physical activity that helps in maintaining the overall health of the body. Physical exercises are generally classified into three groups, namely aerobic exercises (walking, swimming, cycling), anaerobic exercises (weight and functional training), and flexibility exercises (stretching).
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Please recommend some supplements to reduce HbA1c.
Query: Hi doctor, My HbA1c is around 6.0 %. Several years ago, it was used to be at 5.2 %. Can you recommend some supplements to reduce HbA1c? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. HbA1c level (glycated hemoglobin) goes up when your body is unable to control glucose accurately and when the insulin sensitivity is low. You have not mentioned the treatment taken for diabetes. I assume that you are prediabetic and I am giving the following instructions.... Read Full »
I have lost 13 kg due to ulcerative colitis. Please suggest an ayurvedic cure.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 39 year old male. I have ulcerative colitis since last year. I have lost 13 kg in the last 18 months. I was previously 73 kg. I now weigh 60 kg. I have frequent motions, even up to six times a day. But, the consistency of the stools is alright. I also have stomach pain sometime... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease and a very notorious disease. Its progress depends on your diet pattern and life style.You are taking good medicines but, I would suggest some changes. You should stop the allopathic medicine gradually. Take the follo... Read Full »
My gym trainer is asking me to start whey protein.Do they have any side effects?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 year old male. I weigh 90 kg and my height is 5'12". I actually started going to gym 3 months back and my trainer is asking me to start whey protein. I just bought one. Now my queries are: Are they safe to consume? Do they have any side effects? I do workout not very intensely... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Till now there are no side effects encountered for whey protein. It is better to take with water on empty stomach, half an hour before food. Whey protein will help to replace your body fat with muscle. You can gradually stop whey protein after few months. But it... Read Full »
How can height be increased in an 18-year-old boy?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old, boy, and I am 5 feet 1 inch tall. I feel like I am not growing after 14 years. What is the cure to increase my height? I am not on any medication. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are many factors that allows to stop the height growth like genetic or family history- If your parents are shorter in height then it is less likely that you grow taller than certain height. Also, if there is some genetic issue with your body then that does not all... Read Full »
Can I follow seven-day challenges every month to get my health on track?
Query: Hello doctor, I am trying to get my health on track, but I want to kick-start it. So, what is a simple body cleanse for three to seven days? Grocery shopping and meal preparation stress me out. And do you recommend three square meals or the smaller, more frequent meals? Also, I found seven-day chal... Read Full »
Dr. Syam Kumar Chandrasekharan
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. I suggest some tips to attain optimal health and maintain it without hard things in your life. I would like to know your age, particularly to plan a customized diet and exercise for you, and your medical history, whic... Read Full »
Please suggest a powder to gain weight.
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33 year old male. My uric acid level is 7.2. Can I consume some powder for gaining weight? Sometime, I feel stiffness and joint pain. Please help me. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your uric acid level is merely elevated and it is borderline. But, there is no need to scare all about it. The most excellent way to gain your weight is through exercise and proper diet. You possibly may gain your weight in a healthy approach without taking any kind of s... Read Full »
What is the dosage for Calcarea Carbonica for weight loss?
Query: Hi doctor, I want to start using Dr Reckeweg’s Calcarea Carbonica 200 mg and Dr Reckeweg’s Rhus Tox for weight loss and elbow/back pain respectively. Can you please suggest dosage instructions for Calcarea Carbonica and any precautions while taking this medicine? How long will I need to take thi... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, weight loss is a very gradual process and the treatment includes management of diet, a regular exercise regime and in the end medicine. Many of the patients achieve desired results with strict diet and lifestyle modifications. Homoeopathic treatment for weight lo... Read Full »
What causes constant weight gain?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 53 years old and have been gaining weight steadily even though I eat fairly small portions and very healthy. I run 2 to 3 times a week and drink plenty of water. I do not have any health problems, however, I do not sleep very well. According to my doctor, my thyroid function is norm... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), they are completely perfect, no need to worry. Change your exercise at some days interval, as the body is habitat to the same exercise so you have to challenge your body strength by ch... Read Full »
Can IBS cause lower abdomen pain and alarming weight loss?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old. My problem is whenever I press my lower abdomen especially right lower part I feel some watery sound. When I wake up in the morning I feel pain in my lower abdomen. Also, my weight is decreasing at an alarming rate. Last year it was 68 kg and now it is only 52 kg. I ha... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Considering your symptoms, I will also go with the diagnosis of IBS. But, my line of treatment will be based on ayurveda diagnosis. In your case, it is Vata Koshta - your digestive system afflicted by vata (increase in the gas in the intestines). Treatment for IBS will ... Read Full »
I want to gain weight and make my muscles firm. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, My height is 163 cm, and my weight is 52 kg. My body structure is also small, and my muscles are not firm. I want my muscles to get firm, and I want to gain weight. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. Weight should be proportional to the height, and this can be calculated with the help of BMI (body mass index). Normal BMI should be between 19.5 to 24.9. Your BMI is 19.62. So if you want to gain some weight, you can. I sugg... Read Full »