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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi
User :   i want to gain weight
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   23, male, aeronautical engg., single, yes
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   well i do smoke around 7-8 cigs/day, and have beer ocationally once in 15 days
Doctor :   What is your height and weight?
User :   height in 5'8" and weight is 59
Doctor :   Certainly you hvae less weight
Doctor :   and there is chance of some risk involved in future
Doctor :   You have a severe risk factor of smoking
Doctor :   and the BMI is 20
User :   bmi?
Doctor :   body mass index
Doctor :   which is a measure for health
Doctor :   and lifestyle problems in future
User :   so how much it should be for me
Doctor :   20 to 24 is normal
Doctor :   but it gets down
User :   k..
Doctor :   because of your smoking
User :   i also work out
Doctor :   you have to undergo full body check up once in a year
User :   i want to know some protein supplements
Doctor :   and cut down the smoking
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   surely i shall suggest you
Doctor :   The protien supplements
Doctor :   are in the form of drinks and snacks
Doctor :   Treptin biscuits 2 to 3 per day
Doctor :   is good
Doctor :   but the diet is most important
Doctor :   for you
User :   is for the beginner
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   nuts like almonds, cashew. raisins , walnuts in your diet atleast once in a day.
User :   i mean will there be ne side effects
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   Breakfast shld incld egg with breads or chapatis wheat with ghee or butter
Doctor :   it is a protein supplements
Doctor :   best would be diet
Doctor :   2. glasses of buffalo's milk everyday.
User :   well i stay alone, so not possible to have balanced diet
Doctor :   have fruits like custard apple, banana, grapes , pineapple along with the others.
User :   well ne other protein supplement apart from treptin
Doctor :   Non-veg to b included daily. if you are non-vegetarien
User :   m non veg
User :   and have sufficient stuff
Doctor :   I think yoiu are more interested on medicines or supplements
Doctor :   and not in diet
User :   actually as i told u
User :   i dont have a kitchen in my room
User :   and stay in pg
Doctor :   but fruits
Doctor :   can be got
Doctor :   from the market
User :   yes, i do take them
Doctor :   the nuts
User :   i have banana milk shake allmost daily
Doctor :   are important
Doctor :   ok
User :   actually
Doctor :   i got your
Doctor :   point
User :   since i work out.. i need to take some supplements
Doctor :   but see that you take the right diet
Doctor :   and cut down smoking
User :   cos.. m workng out since long time now and there is no body change or wait gain
Doctor :   how can it be
Doctor :   when you are smoking
Doctor :   smoking increases the metabolism
User :   ok
Doctor :   and it increases the energy burnt
User :   k
User :   m trying to reduce it..
Doctor :   when you are taking only 2000kcal
Doctor :   per day
Doctor :   and consuing 3000kcal by smoking
Doctor :   there is no chance to increase the wt
User :   oho
User :   i never thot of dat
Doctor :   so get a complete healthcheck done
User :   btw.. m trying to quit it.. and possibly will do it this month
Doctor :   and then reduce the smoking
Doctor :   to 2 to 3
Doctor :   per day
Doctor :   and take counselling sessions
User :   i did my health check 3 months before
Doctor :   that is the ideal suggestion i give
User :   full body check up
Doctor :   it should be done every year
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do Inform me when done.
Doctor :   Follow the diet advice i gave you and if more is needed you can take the help of a dietician
User :   ne familiar dietician, you can recomment
Doctor :   i gave you the link
Doctor :   right now
User :   yes
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns.
User :   ok thanks a lot for your advice
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