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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi I am 50yrs old and suffering from back pain and headche . Am also on medicine for BP Repace 50mg . Pl advise.
Doctor :   may i know your sex, height and weight.
User :   I am Male , 5ft 7 inches and weight is 80 KG
Doctor :   ok, you seem to be overweight.
Doctor :   Do you do regular exercises.
User :   Yes Mam I go for Morning walk atleast 4 days in a week .
Doctor :   Are you there.
User :   yes mam I was waiting for ur reply
Doctor :   ok, sometimes because of your weight you will have back problems.
User :   u r right . Pl suggest
Doctor :   Also because of constant work in front of the computer you will get back ache.
Doctor :   You should not try to lift heavy weights.
Doctor :   Bend your knees to reach the load. Never bend forward at the waist
User :   OK mam thanks for ur tips .
Doctor :   Sit in a straight position on a chair.Don't sit twisted or leaning to one side or the other.
Doctor :   do not sit on cushioned chairs
Doctor :   use straight backed ones, wooden or plastic
Doctor :   Don't allow yourself to become locked in the sitting position. Get up and move around often.
User :   any medicines for reducing weight ?
Doctor :   Avoid sitting with a wallet in your back pocket
Doctor :   we have experienced dietician on our panel
Doctor :   who will make a customised diet plan for you.
Doctor :   ok, regarding your headache you will have to regularly check your blood pressure
Doctor :   might be the medication is not enough
User :   Any other advise mam ?
Doctor :   For your back ache you might need an x ray
User :   Ok mam thanks a lot I wl follow ur advise .
Doctor :   incase there is any osteoporosis or lumbar disc displacement
User :   OK
Doctor :   check your bone density too.
User :   No Madam thx
Doctor :   as you age there are chances of osteoporosis
Doctor :   do you have any more queries.
User :   OK
Doctor :   kindly login for further medical queries.
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