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Gain Weight

Your doctor may advise you to increase your body weight if you are underweight. It is important to do so in a healthy way by eating and drinking nutrient-dense foods and not by consuming empty calories and junk food which will do more harm in the long run.

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Is Nutrigain safe to use?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having thyroid problem. I would like to use nutrigain powder. Are there any side effects in using it?  Read Full »

Dr. Kahlil Subramanian. K

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There are many ayurveda products available in the market to gain weight. All products contain the same ingredients as the nutrigain has. I do not know whether these products are expected to clear quality assurance or not and the reason is to consider the steroid mixture. ...  Read Full »

How to gain weight and make my muscles firm?

Query: Hello doctor, My height is 5'3", and my weight is 114.64 Ibs. 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 »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 suggest you try doing ...  Read Full »

I am seeking Ayurvedic options for weight gain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old boy. I am very thin. I want to gain weight in short span of time. Is there any Ayurvedic medicine for this?  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You can achieve your goals easily through Ayurvedic medicines and yoga practices. Ayurvedic medicines and yoga are able to correct your metabolism and help to improve your concern. Also along with medicines you should take protein and carbohydrate-rich foods. Treatme...  Read Full »

How to gain weight soon?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. I am unable to gain weight. I am in depression as I am underweight. My weight is 108.02 Ibs. Currently, I am taking homeopathy medicines.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Take Nutrigain granules (Ashwagandha with Shatavari) one teaspoon two times a day with lukewarm milk and add a half teaspoon of desi ghee or clarified butter in lukewarm milk. It will help you in gaining weight. Also, learn exercises which...  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 »

Dr. Kahlil Subramanian. K

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 1. Your uric acid level is merely elevated and it is borderline. But, there is no need to scare all about it. 2. The most excellent way to gain your weight is through exercise and proper diet. 3. You possibly may gain your weight in a healthy approach without taking any ...  Read Full »

How can I gain weight with a vegetarian diet?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21 years old male. How can I gain weight with a vegetarian diet? Kindly advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Syam Kumar. C. P.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have not mentioned your weight at present and other histories. Anyway, I can give you some advise here with the idea you have given about yourself. Soy protein is one of the number one protein sources available. Milk with dates is good for improving weight. Take ...  Read Full »

Even though I am healthy, my weight is less, considering my height. How can I gain weight?

Query: Hello doctor, What can I do to gain weight up to 132.28? I am healthy, but my weight is less with respect to my height.  Read Full »

Dr. Akanksha Srivastava

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I will provide you with an appropriate diet chart if you tell me about your other details, like age and height and any past or present medication. For now, I am suggesting some medication that will be helpful for you. If you have other issues like constipation or sto...  Read Full »

Which food and Ayurveda medications help in reducing acne and in maintaining good health?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having pimples and scars, although I am 20-year-old. It did not stop right now. There are acne or pimple scars on my face. How do I get rid of this and how to stay healthy and fit please give advice. My weight is only 136.68 Ibs compare to my height, around 5'9. I guess it ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shiv Kumar Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do not worry about your weight is approximately normal. Do not touch pimples frequently. Apply cold packs before developing them. Do not apply any cream etc. You can use fresh Aloe vera and a pack of Multani mitti twice a week. Avoid red chili, tea, coffee, curd, col...  Read Full »

Please suggest a solution to maintain weight after stopping protein powder.

Query: Hello doctor, I had some weight gaining powder for gaining weight. After I stopped consuming those powders I started losing weight. Kindly suggest on how to maintain my weight.  Read Full »

Dr. Vinod Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You need to understand a few basic points regarding weight gain or weight loss. Weight gain or weight loss is actually a result of fine balance between calorie intake and calorie consumption. So, if calorie intake is more than your daily needs then you will gain weig...  Read Full »

Will taking protein powder to gain weight have any side-effects?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old, weight is 121.25 Ibs, height is 5'11". I have a problem in gaining weight. The checkup shows that all things are normal. I am eating regularly. Kindly explain the problem in detail and tell whether taking protein powder has any side effect or not.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. See gaining weight depends on metabolism, genes, and activity, etc. Metabolism of every person varies depending on thyroid gland functioning. Genes mean that if your parents are skinny then there are chances that you will be lean. Physical act...  Read Full »

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