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Diet And Lifestyle

Your diet and lifestyle habits influence everything from your digestion to your immune system. A balanced diet and active lifestyle help maintain overall good health. Healthy eating is not about starving or depriving yourself of food, but to eat food that is beneficial for your health.

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What is the treatment option for Parkinson's disease other than Levodopa?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel extreme fatigue in the morning. I have tremor and right leg tingling. I am experiencing brain fog, Parkinson like symptoms but I did not feel any improvement with Levodopa. My manganese levels are high. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I want to assure you that do not worry as everything is going to be fine soon. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine concerns. First thing is unless the diagnosis is made by an expert physician, the resembling symptoms do not mean ...  Read Full »

How can I reduce my abnormal cholesterol levels?

Query: Hi doctor, I have undergone preventive blood test. There is abnormality in cholesterol level. I have enclosed the reports for your reference. Kindly advise what to do based on my reports. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read through your query in detail. Based on your report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) these are my observations: Diabetes screening, chloride content, pancreatic amylase, iron levels, liver function test, thyroid function test, kidney function...  Read Full »

How to avoid fever due to poor immunity in a 10-year-old?

Query: Hello doctor,My son is 10 years old. He often gets a fever twice or thrice a month. My doctor told me that he has poor immunity. So I would like to know a diet plan that would help to improve my child’s immunity. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Encourage a balanced diet. Ensure that your child is getting a balanced diet consisting of whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein sources like chicken, fish, eggs, and legumes. Focus o...  Read Full »

What causes menstrual cycles to get longer?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 42-year-old and I was infected with COVID-19 last month. My period cycle is regular around 24 days. Before six months, I started to have periods after 34 days. Currently, I have periods after 38 days and it is late for 14 days. I have taken three pregnancy tests and all the result...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. As you are 42 years old, it is normal to have irregular or delayed periods at this age as you are in a perimenopausal stage. I advise you to follow the below-mentioned instructions. Follow a proper diet and stay active. Stay away from s...  Read Full »

I am unable to lose fat despite following a proper diet and exercise. Can I take an L-carnitine supplement for the same?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 50-year-old male. My weight is 185 lbs. I am unable to lose fat despite following a proper diet and exercise. Is it good to use an L-carnitine supplement? Please advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to L-carnitine is a naturally occurring amino acid that helps our body that converts fat into energy. It is available as a dietary supplement and is often marketed as a weight loss aid. There is some evidence that L-carnitine can help with weight loss. It is also import...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest some tips to lose weight.

Query: Hi doctor, My weight is 176.37 lb. As per my height, my weight should be around 132.28 lb to 143.30 lb. Please suggest some tips to lose my weight.  Read Full »

Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Start your day with a half liter of warm water followed by eight to ten soaked almonds and raisins. Never start your day with tea or coffee. Then try to do simple exercises like walking or light aerobics. You have to do simple exercise for at least 45 minutes for five day...  Read Full »

Is multigrain cereal a healthier option than the regular ones?

Query: Hi doctor, I was just wondering. I like cereal and I try to go with a healthier option that still tastes good. So I found multigrain Cheerios and I thought they would be a healthier alternative to something like Froot Loops, Lucky Charms, and other sugary cereals. I know there are healthier options ...  Read Full »

Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to When it comes to the content of sugar or high fructose corn syrup or chemicals, multigrain cheerios has it in the same amount as the normal one. Another good habit to follow is to eat one grain in a meal. For example, You should not be eating rice and wheat together in...  Read Full »

Recently I am diagnosed with IBS, the doctor asked me to consult with a specialist. Can I try working on my diet and avoid going to the specialist?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having stomach issues for years now. I have visited a doctor in the past and had blood and stool tests done. In the end, he believed it was IBS and said if I wanted to be certain I should visit a specialist. It is neither better nor worse these days and only really affects ...  Read Full »

Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to While dietary changes can help manage IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) symptoms, it is important to understand that IBS is a complex condition that may require a more comprehensive approach to treatment. A specialist can help you develop a personalized treatment plan t...  Read Full »

Does using regular contraceptive pill affect fertility?

Query: Hi doctor, I am taking morning-after pill continuously every day for almost six months. I am trying to have a baby for more than a year. What is my problem? Please help.   Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. You are trying to have a baby for more than a year. It is necessary to consult an infertility specialist at this point soon with your partner. For getting pregnant, sperms have to be released inside the vagina of the female. These sperms have...  Read Full »

Why am I getting severe hair fall after pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I have excessive hair fall as I am breastfeeding my four months old baby. Please help.   Read Full »

Dr. Sunita Kothari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Taking insufficient vitamins and minerals can exacerbate hair loss. Eat healthy foods and stay hydrated in addition to your regular calorie intake. You need to take food in extra calories for nursing. You need to take extra calories of around 650 calories to produce su...  Read Full »

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