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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2009
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User :   Hi,
User :   Is any doctor available for help
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   May I know your name please
Doctor :  
Iam here
User :  
Thanks.
User :  
I need some tips for weight loss
User :  
& some querries
Doctor :   Kindly proceed with your query

Doctor :   Kinldy provide your age, gender, weight, height
User :  
I went to my family Doctor to seek help & guidence for my weight loss
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
I am 26 year old female, 61 Kg, & 5'4''
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ok
User :  
in January 2009 I was 65 Kg.
Doctor :   ok
User :  
by my own efforts (Means by reducing the portion size & walking exercise I could come to 61 Kg as of now
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
then I thought of taking my doctors advice & he gave me diet plan means wht I should Eat & what not
Doctor :  
ok
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According your height
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Your desirable body weight is between 53 - 58 Kgs.
User :  
she told me to stop Tea , Coffee, Rice & sweet food completely
Doctor :   ok

User :  
but since I am from a coastal area it becomes very difficult for me to survive without rice so I eat rice on weeend once means either for lunch or dinner
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
she also gave me some ayurvedic medicine called MEDOHAR GUGGUL
Doctor :  
ok
User :   My all Thyroid & harmone tests are normal
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
the Outside food doesnt suit my body so even I have tiffin from home to eat at ofc
User :  
but ot my weight is not going below 61
User :  
I want to take it to 53
User :  
most of the weights are accumulated in Tummy Area
User :  
I had a ceaserian before 3 years
Doctor :  
Your desirable body weight is between 53 - 58 Kgs
Doctor :   ok
User :  
I have a kid of 3 year old
User :  
now tell me wht & how can u help me
Doctor :  
I will help you
User :  
5 days a week I walk for 40 - 45 mins
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before i need to ask some questions
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
are you a vegetarian or non vegetarian?
User :  
I eat non veg but u can say once a week
Doctor :  
ok
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do you have any medical diseases?
User :  
no
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do you do any kind of exercises?
User :  
when I was 20 year old my weight was 46, then in my first job we had a meal facility at ofc...bcoz of which I weight shoot up to 58
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exerise means some times 100 skeeping
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
or say 10 Abs
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
but 5 days a week 45 mins of walking
Doctor :  
the weight gain may be due to faulty diet
User :  
but the exercise I told is not frequent as I dont get time
Doctor :  
lack of exercise, sedantary lifestyle
User :  
yes may
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but its almost 2 years now that I have homemade food only
Doctor :  
weight loss is mainly by having good diet and exercises
User :  
hmmm
User :  
my daily schedule is from 05:30 AM to 11:30 PM
Doctor :   do you still take food in your office?
User :  
no its 2 + years now that I changes my job
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& I have my tiffin brought from home
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
which usually consists of 2 chapatis & sabzi
Doctor :   ok
User :  
I take 1 chapati + tea in breakfast then 2 chapatis + sbzi in lunch
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& at night 2 chapatis + sabzi in dinner
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
I am a working lady handling office + home + kid
Doctor :  
your diet plan is quite fine
User :  
no maid at home
User :  
I stay with my mother in law & father in law
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
that is good
User :  
another observation of mine
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that you do work in the home which is good exercise
User :  
since the time I have stopped rice...if any of the days I eat rice then my stomach bloat
User :  
means it looks like a 3 month pregnant lady
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
the max tape count around my stomach is 37 inch
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
whereas the seat is 41 /40 inch
Doctor :  
ok
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what is your occupation?
User :  
but my wrist is very thin means if I try to hole my wrist with my thumb & index finger then my index finger overlaps the thumb
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
I am into
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ok
Doctor :  
i just give some tips apart from your routine to reduce weight
Doctor :  
as per your history your diet is quite good
User :  
I spend almost 3 hours to 3.5 hours in travelling that too standing
User :  
ok
Doctor :   ok
User :  
I would be happy to take tips from u
Doctor :  

in the morning is suggest you to take wheat flakes or oats porridge, a cup of tea and a fruit
User :   ok

Doctor :  
You can take a snack at around 11:00 pm with some salads or fruits or some biscuits like XXXXXXXX biscuits
User :  
my main problem is I have my breakfast at 07:00 AM or 07:15 AM & reach office by 9 AM
User :  
I feel hungry quite often
Doctor :   Then coming to your lunch take 2 dry chappathis, one bowl of vegetables, little rice with dhal or rasam
User :  
ok
User :  
will having rice is OK
Doctor :   you need to carry some low calorie snacks like sprouts, salads, fruits etc

User :  
ok
Doctor :  
you can take rice for one time XXXXXXXX day preferable for lunch
User :  
ok
User :  
does boiled sweetcorn OK for Diet?
Doctor :  
ya
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
you can take that
User :  
ok
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or you can carry oats porridge
User :  
wht else I can do
User :  
u there
Doctor :  
again in the eveniung you can take lemon tea or black tea
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
with some salads
User :  
hmm
Doctor :  
in the night take 2 chappathis with vegetables and a bowl of fruits
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and a small baowl of curds
Doctor :  
take dinner early
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
about 2-3 hours before going to bed
Doctor :  
this is bout your diet
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then also you need to do some exercises
User :  
early means I can take around 9:30 not before that & I go to sleep abt 11:30
Doctor :  
apart from the diet
User :  
hmm
Doctor :  
ya that will be better
Doctor :  
involve in some exercises 30minutes a day which can be in the form of brisk walking
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or treadmill
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or you can also do swimming 2 times a week
User :   swimming not possible as I dont know

User :  
walking should be fine with me
Doctor :   ok that is not a problem
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then you can start with walking
User :  
how abt the tablet which my doctor prescribed
User :  
as thats the ayurvedic one
Doctor :   i really not aware of ayurvedic medications
User :  
the thing is I can feel the fat reduction but there is no change in the weight
Doctor :  
but no meedications will work unless you follow diet plan and do exercises
User :  
as my thighes have reduced to good extend
User :  
hmm
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
wht else I need to do?
Doctor :  
you need to change your lifestyle a bit
User :   means

Doctor :  
like stop taking coffee or tea instead replace it with lemon tea or green tea
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
take staris instead of lift
User :  
hmm
Doctor :  
walk for shopping
User :  
hmmm
Doctor :   avoid taking too much of salt since it can cause water retention
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
use non stick pans for cooking
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
avoid going to shopping on empty stomach while going to shopping to prevent eating junk foods
User :   hmm

Doctor :  
avoid junk foods like cake, pizzas, burger, bakery products, ice creams, desserts, sweets
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
use sunflower oil for cooking
Doctor :  
for snacking you can also take butter milk
User :  
thts difficult
Doctor :   involve in some hobby like dancing, sports

User :  
bco we use ground nut oil
User :  
& my mother in law wont allow me to change it
Doctor :  
avoid groundnut oil since it is not good for health
User :  
thats the difficult task
Doctor :  
you explain her
Doctor :  
you for you you can cook separately
User :  
I did but she is not ready
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
Do not use any weight losing pills or any other type of pills shown in advertisements.
User :  
cooking separately if difficukt as I have very less time in a day
User :  
r u from Mumbai?
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   no

Doctor :  
we are located in Bangalore
User :  
hm life over here is very fast
Doctor :  
yes
Doctor :  
i do understand
Doctor :  
it is very mechanical
User :  
hmmm
Doctor :   Keep a food daily and record whatever you eat. Plan meals a week advance and stick to it.

User :  
hmmm
Doctor :   do lot of house hold work like moppping floors, cleaning house
Doctor :  
washing vessels
User :   hmm
Doctor :  
drink atleast 8-10 glasses of water every day
User :  
I even drink more than that as I feel very thursty
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
that is very good
Doctor :  
When you feel hungry, stop and have a cup of water. Wait for 5 minutes and assess whether you are really hungry.
User :   ok
User :  
thts a very good idea
Doctor :   DonĂ¢??t skip meals, you will end up in overeating later.
User :   whts ur age?

Doctor :   my age is 32
User :   whts ur age?

User :   u there
Doctor :   yes

User :  
my messages not reaching u
Doctor :  
kindly explain
User :   u there
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