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Abdominal exercises and diet to prevent yawning and breathlessness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   Good Morning
Doctor :  
Good Morning
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I have developed this peculiar problem of Frequent Yawning and slight breathlessness
Doctor :  
Age?
User :  
43
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When did they start?
User :  
I would say in the last 30 days or so
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Which part of the day you yawn?
User :  
thoughout the day
Doctor :   When do you have breathlessness?
User :  
and night
User :  
if am awake
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How is your sleep?
User :  
when am unable to comlete the yawn
User :  
sleep is reasonably good
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When do you have breathlessness?
User :  
when am unable to complete the yawn
Doctor :   Are you getting up in the middle of the night
User :  
very rare
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Are you snoring at night?
Doctor :   What is yur weight?

User :  
i don't think, but breath makes a bit of noise
Doctor :  
When did yu last check your blood pressure and Blood sugar?
User :  
wieght has gone up to 78 now as I stopped smoking 5 months back and appetite has increased
User :  
checked about 4 months back or so
Doctor :   Do you know the numbers
User :  
i don't remember, but they very normal
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Are you taking any other medicines
User :   No

Doctor :  
did you stop champix
User :  
i started champix in 2 week of jan and discontinued in 2 weeks
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
r u on regular physical activity
User :   i workout 5 days a week, but have taken a break since last one month as I was on holiday to australia. Con-incidence that the yawn problem is prominent after i stopped workout
Doctor :  
Ok, I suggest you to get a complete physical examination once again with few investigations
Doctor :   like Thyroid, Liver profile, Lipid and Blood sugar with Spirometry

User :   pls suggest the examinations

Doctor :  
Chest Xray
User :   can you send a email specifying all the examinations for the doctor to know

Doctor :  
It is just called Comprehensive Medical check up
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It includes all the said
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Any doctor / lab knows all these
User :   ok fine

Doctor :   start on the exercise once again
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See if the yawning problem reduces
User :   yeah, am starting today

Doctor :  
Most of the time this stops
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and the person is back to normal in a week or tow
Doctor :  
two
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
Take care of yoru diet
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Try to lose 10% of your current weight
User :  
my height is 6 feet , 3 inches and i thought my weight was correct.
Doctor :  
With good regualr exercise
Doctor :   Do you feel good about yourself
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and are you comfortable with the present weight
User :   yes, but do feel a bit over weight and have developed a tummy

Doctor :  
Ok
User :  
so you are right, I can reduce some weight
Doctor :   No problem, continue
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with the regualr exercise
User :  
ok
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and abdominal exercises 50 per day
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
Get the tests done, along with your BP and get back to me
Doctor :   after 15 days
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by resuming the physical activity
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Did you follow?
User :  
sorry
User :  
i have followed everything and will revert
User :  
thanks
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