Not gaining weight
Q:Dear Doctor, I'm a 37-yr old man. My height is 5'6" but my fluctuates between 52kg to 54kg. I'm taking good diet but still I cannot gain weight. Please advice?Harmeet
If you ask me, your weight in reference to your height, is not that bad. In fact, people spend loads of money trying to achieve your weight level!
But on a more serious note, I should begin by telling you that weight is linked to a lot of factors like your genetic make-up, body metabolism, family history, caloric intake, underlying medical condition (like thyroid), stress & mental health, etc.
I suggest you get some basic investigations done like Thyroid Profile, Renal Profile & Hepatic Profile. And consult your local physician to rule out any chronic illness.
If you have no underlying medical condition, you try increasing your caloric intake. By this I mean eating more of healthy food. Do not binge on fatty-foods as this will only lead to health problems down the line. And stay happy & calm as stress also affects your weight.- Dr. S. P. Datta, MBBS
Subject: Low Ejection Faction
I was suffering from Miocardial Infraction and underwent Bypass last February. Even now my EF is just 30%. What are the remedies to improve the EF? Pl ...Read More
Subject: Foot Pain
Hi, my age is 27. I have severe foot pain after I come back from work every day. I have a standing job (for past 5 years). I wear big heel sports shoe ...Read More
from diabetes since the year 1996. Wheat Allergy diagnosed 27 months back I.e. In April 2014. Also suffering from Cervical spondylitis with vertigo si ...Read More
Subject: CKD-related Issues
My dad, aged 72 years, is a CKD patient (on account of high BP) and has been on dialysis since March 2013. While he manages to lead as normal a life a ...Read More
Subject: Movement Disorder (Tics)
I am Naveen (32 years old male). I am suffering from movement disorder from the last 8-10 years. Sometimes (between 2 attacks - may be alternate day t ...Read More