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Advice on losing weight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Weight Loss
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello doctor
User :   i need advice on losing weight
Doctor :   how can i help u today?
User :   i am 61kgs and my height is 5.1"
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i am putting on flab.. more so because i keep feeling hungry at the sight of food
Doctor :   may i know your occupation?
User :   sedentary.. office job
Doctor :   your BMI, based on ur height and weight - is 27.1
User :   ok?
Doctor :   and you need to lose about 6-7 kilos for having a good weight ratio
User :   hmmm.. ok
Doctor :   this weight can be reduced by a combination of diet and excersise
User :   could you suggest a good diet.. i m a hardcore non-vegetarian and donot like veggies
Doctor :   with regard to excersise, - weight loss is achieved by doing regular aerobic and cardioo workouts
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you ever used the dietician service available on your panel of services on our website ?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can ask for the diet service available on your panel and then a CCE will contact you for the time of consultation
User :   ok
Doctor :   then u can get detailed info regarding how u can manage your diet , over a telephonic interview
Doctor :   but
Doctor :   you need knowledge so as to how to titrate the excercise and the diet you follow
User :   okay
Doctor :   with regard to excersise, - weight loss is achieved by doing regular aerobic and cardioo workouts
Doctor :   you will have to make changes in your lifestyle and manage time accordingly and include gym time
Doctor :   Join a gym, and workout there
Doctor :   are u following my advice ?
User :   gym joining is difficult
Doctor :   i understand
User :   dont have that muchof time and stamina
User :   yes i more thing doctor
Doctor :   work schedule and family issues can be a issue
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   its been quite sometime that when i try to do freehand excercises at home
User :   especially jump or skip, jog etc
User :   hardly 2 minutes and my head starts paining
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   because of which i cant do any such activity .. leave that aside even if i have to do yoga neck exercises , moving my head makes my head spin
User :   25
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i guess first time it will be difficult
User :   no its not external joint or pain as such
User :   its from within
User :   the head
Doctor :   but once you include it into ur schedule all issues will be taken care off
User :   any problem u can identify?
Doctor :   do u feel dizzy?
User :   yes i have felt that once.. so i stop as soon as my head starts paining
Doctor :   any ringing in ear ?
User :   no
Doctor :   is your BP normal?
Doctor :   are u there ?
User :   yes i guess so.. just had my company health chk
User :   and my report ws normal
Doctor :   was ur BP high?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   i m fit otherwise
Doctor :   i feel, at the age of 25, there should be no isseus
User :   i know but this problem of headaches is not going
Doctor :   once u start working out
Doctor :   this will definitely go away
User :   also i m having hair loss.. and i hv no stress at all
Doctor :   also can u tell me what time u ahve this issue?
Doctor :   mornings, eveings, at work, etc ?
Doctor :   and do u sleep normally?
User :   what headaches??
User :   any time when i do jump, jog or skip or neck movements
Doctor :   yes, headaches
User :   i sleep by around 12 every day bt make up for it by sleepin late on weekends
Doctor :   sometimes, irrular sleep, and diet habits can present in this way
Doctor :   *irregular
User :   ok
Doctor :   Follow a healhty diet, regular sleep time and then everything can work out easily
User :   hmmm.. okay!
Doctor :   also, if this looks like tension headache, then you need to change some lifestyle aspects
User :   no no tension
User :   no stress at all
User :   i guess exercise is wat is needed
User :   thanks a lot dr
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   please remember to leave ur feedback as u log out
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