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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   I am Dr
User :   Dr. I had gone visit an ENT for my cough..
User :   he suggested some medicines and the cought is now reduced..however said that i had swollen tonsils and should get them removed...
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   he also said that that would help in reducing my snoring..(i snore quote loudly )
User :   wanted to get a second opinion if I should get the tonsils removed and if they would help in reducing snoring..
User :   also wanted to know if the health care insurance will cover it..
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have regular cough,cold, fever abd difficulty in swallowing /
Doctor :   Are you there /
Doctor :   ?
User :   yes
User :   no it comes only during winter
User :   at night the cought is the worst and its dry cough..
User :   no fever no cold..
Doctor :   About the snoring , surgical removal of tonsils is not an immediate indication until and unless your airway passage is veru narrow.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   How about fever ?
User :   no fever..
Doctor :   And how about difficulty in swallowing ?
User :   the doc also said that they would through laser surgery strengthen some part in throat..which would rstrengthen that part and reduce snoring..
User :   no difficulty in swallowing..
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   I would suggest you to not to undergo a surgery for just snoring and would recommend you some more exercises and treatment for cough .
User :   ok
User :   can u recommend some excercises..
Doctor :   I would recommend a few steps , it would be bettter if you can note down, pls. do leave your height and weight and your usuall diet routine.
User :   ok
User :   will note down.
Doctor :   1. Daily I would suggest Pranayama for 30mins., 20 mins. inmorning and 10 mns. before you sleep.
User :   ok
Doctor :   2. Daily walk for at least 45 mins.
User :   walk in the morning or evening.
Doctor :   Anytime but 45 mins. a day.
User :   ok
User :   Dr. any other excercise or thats all.
Doctor :   3. Before going to bed , I would suggest a very good fast walk or stroll to help your lungs
Doctor :   4. Please take inhalation of Karvol plus every night for one week in hot water. before you sleep.
Doctor :   5. Do not take cold water, cold foods and too much exposure to cold weather.
User :   ok thanks you...
Doctor :   6. I would suggest you to visit a place if you are from bangalore .
User :   which one..
Doctor :
Doctor :   Please do also consult our dietician who will give you specific diet regulation for your problem free of cost.
Doctor :   This SVYASA is a World renowed Yoga university.
User :   i have already consulted the dietician and am working on the diet plan..
Doctor :   which will releive you from this problem.
User :   thanks you Dr.
Doctor :   And last 7. I would suggest Tadasana for better lung fuction.
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me.
Doctor :   I would not suggest an incision unless absolutely necessary.
Doctor :   Take care, bye for now.
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with ?
User :   nothing else..thank you..
Doctor :   bye for now.
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