Yoga

Yoga is an ancient Indian science that involves various mental, physical, and spiritual practices and disciplines. It has gained prominence in the medical field because of its numerous psychological and physical benefits. It includes many asanas, pranayama, and meditation.

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Since my childhood I suffer from social phobia.Suggest some ayurvedic medicine.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 65 years old and since my childhood I suffer from social phobia. In spite of trying to control myself, I am unable to keep up my confidence. Suggest some ayurvedic medicine.  Read Full »


Dr. Vinod Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are virtually no medicines for social phobia. Following things may help you come out of this phobia. More and more exposure to such situations where you feel this phobia. Avoiding the situation is not the solution. Facing the problem is the real solution. Make...  Read Full »

Is Pranayama advisable for a 90-year-old?

Query: Hi doctor, My father is 90 years old. He has congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He is generally in good spirits and is well taken care of. He uses oxygen and his doctors have told him that when his oxygen count goes down, to breathe in and exhale through mouth. Sinc...  Read Full »


Dr. Vinod Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for posing this question. Please find my suggestions below. At age 90, it becomes very important to keep the things simple for the patient. Your effort to teach pranayama is appreciable. I would advise you not to go for any difficult pranayama which is tedious ...  Read Full »

I weigh about 75 kg with a height of 5 feet 2 inches. Will yoga help in weight reduction?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old. My height is 5' 2" and weighs about 75 kg. What are the yoga I could do to reduce weight? How many days a week and for how many hours shall I practice yoga?  Read Full »


Dr. Vinod Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your height and weight, your BMI (body mass index) comes out to 30.24 which is considered to be a clear case of obesity for Asian population according to the latest guidelines. If you are really willing to lose weight, then you just need to understand t...  Read Full »

Please suggest some yoga tips for breathing problems.

Query: Hi doctor, How to cure "hard breath" while performing activity? Give me some tips in yoga.  Read Full »


Dr. Vinod Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is not very clear from your mail what exactly you mean by "hard breath". I consider it "difficulty in breathing" and my answer is based on difficulty in breathing. Difficulty in breathing is a non-specific symptom and can be due to a wide variety of reasons. As th...  Read Full »

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