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Can I exercise or walk to reduce acidity ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 08-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
User:Good morning Doctor
User:This is AAAA
Doctor:Hi AAAA
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:i wanted to start excrise like walking or zm
User:is i am talking to right person
Doctor:Yes, you are
Doctor:May I know your age and a bit of your medical history?
User:i am 1976 feb born
User:ie 36year
Doctor:Thank you
User:i mean completing 36year
Doctor:Are you on any medications?
Doctor:Is there a history of Diabetes or Hypertension in you?
User:i am staying in Bangalore
Doctor:May I know your height and weight?
User:height 6ft 2inch and 80KG
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:That seems great
Doctor:Your BMI is 22.6
Doctor:Seems like you are fit and healthy
Doctor:Coming to your concern
Doctor:You can start working out right away
Doctor:You could start with a treadmill running for 20 mins
User:i was having headache, and consulted dr, and he said that ( after asking many question) it is because of acidity and need to do some excise or walking
Doctor:Followed by aerobic exercises
Doctor:I agree with the doctor
User:so i thought of starting walking
Doctor:That is a good idea indeed
Doctor:You may consider brisk walking for 40 minutes everyday
User:i donot know how much i need to walk, and how fast
Doctor:You need to walk for 40 minutes at a stretch
Doctor:In a fast pace without speaking to anyone
Doctor:Means, you should sweat as you walk
Doctor:That would be right way to do it
User:my office timinig is 8am to 5pm. Morning i start from my home at 6.45am after having breakfast
User:and reach home evening at 6.45
User:evening it is not possible as i need to spend time with my kid and wife
User:the only option is morning
Doctor:You can go walking in the morning
User:now my question is is it OK if i have breakfast at home around 6.15am and reach office at 7.15am do the 40min walk
Doctor:At your comfortable time
Doctor:You mean to say you would do the walking at office after reaching there?
User:it means give 1hr gap after breakfast and do the walk
User:yes, as we have big campus and there is enough space to walk
Doctor:Yes sure
Doctor:You could do that
Doctor:It should be fine
Doctor:Are you there?
User:my plan is something. wake up at 5.30, have breakfast at home at around 6am, leave home, reach office at 7 to 7.10am do 40min walk take bath (at office as we have bathing facility ) and start work
User:during 9.30 am eat something, have lunch at 12noon
Doctor:Seems perfect
Doctor:Yes, that seems fine
Doctor:You could also take the help of a Dietitian from us
Doctor:Would you like that?
User:no now :)
User:is it OK if i can do this 4 day in a week
Doctor:5 days would be better
User:OK. thanks Doctor
User:it was nice talking to you
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Same here
Doctor:All the best and wish you good health
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:Great day ahead
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