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Diet to gain weight, Hairloss and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
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please proceed with your health query
User :   hi
User :   I want to reduce weight
Doctor :   ok
User :   how can i do it
User :   if i eat less become weak
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please provide your age, gender, location, height and current weight
User :   my age is 22,female,hyderabad,height may be 5,weigt 45kgs
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ok
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ok
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your ideal weight should be between 50-54 kgs as per your height
Doctor :   so actually you need to put on weight not lose it
User :   i look fat....
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and your BMI is 19 which is the lower limit of normal BMI
Doctor :   the looks that you have could be due to fat deposition
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which can be lost and you can shape up
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by following a healthy well balanced diet
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and exercise or a fitness program
User :   daily i am taking an apple in the mrng and after that light breakfast
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ok
User :   in the evng some kind of fruit--orange or grapes.
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the usual healthy diet if vegetarian should consist of 3 veg and 3 fruit servings per day
User :   ok...
Doctor :   you can opt for a personalized diet and fitness program based on your preferences
User :   want 2 know which fruits should i take in the mrng frnds told that i should not take grapes in the mrng
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it depends on your choice
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grapes in the morning can cause you to have a cold, so they would have suggested not to take in morning time
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you can take any fruit
User :   is it like citrus fruits should not be taken which causes ulcers
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and take more of protiens in your diet rather than carbohydrates which tend to make you look fat
User :   even i am having hair loss problem
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ok
User :   please give me info on the protein rich items
User :   what should i eat in the mrng,afternoon and night
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hairloss could be either due to local conditions like dandruff or dry scalp.
User :   i have dandruff
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ok
User :   and my hair is dry after i take head bath and after 3 or 4 days it becoms oily automatically
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ok
User :   suggest me a diet plan because i usally eat rice and if i eat rotis my body is gaining lot of heat
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ok
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i will help you in this
User :   ok..thank u
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if you prefer to eat rice, go for brown rice.
Doctor :   first let me tell you what you need to do for your hair and then we can come back to the diet
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for hair, wash hair with Nizral Shampoo twice a week for 4 weeks.
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take healthy diet including a glass of milk, fruits and vegetable salads with a tea spoon of olive oil in it
Doctor :   wash your hair atleast twice a week with a mild shampoo like Dove
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and condition your hiar with a conditioner
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remembering to wash it out completely
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avoid direct sun on your hair
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avoid combing hair when wet
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let it dry a bit and then comb
User :   ok
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also do not rub hair vigorously with towell
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it causes weak hair follicles making them come our easily
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oil you hair atleast twice a week with a 1:1 mixture of sesame and almond oil.
Doctor :   use a hairpack atleast every 15 days made of XXXXXXXX, coffee powder, 1 egg white and powdered methi seeds.
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have you followed what i have said?
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are you there?
User :   yes...
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have you followed what i have said?
User :   yes XXXXXXXX will not suit me...and should i use dove or
User :   nizral
Doctor :   first use Nizral for 4 weeks
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and then go on to dove
User :   ok...sure
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Nizral is to control and eliminate the dandruff
User :   ok...
Doctor :   Among dove shampoo choose the hair fall therapy one, it helps to stop hairfall better than others
User :   ok
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when combined with the serum and the conditioner
Doctor :   Take tan Tricovit once daily after lunch
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this wil also strengthen weak hair folicles and
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prevent hair loss
User :   what is tricovit?
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I am sorry, Its Tab Tricovit
User :   ok....for how many days?
Doctor :   for a month
User :   ok
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have you followed what i have said?
User :   yes,perfectly
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now coming to your diet
Doctor :   are you a vegetarian, non vegetarian or a semi vegetarian?
User :   semi vegetarian only egg
Doctor :   ok
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Follow these instructions
User :   ok
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1) include high protein content foods in diet like beans, soya products, legumes, and cereals
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2) wheat is good, but since you do not want that more, and prefer rice, take brown rice instead of normal rice
User :   ok
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3) include one egg and atleast one glass of milk daily in diet
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4)take 3 servings of fruits and 3 sevvings of vegetables per day
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5) time out your eating habits to spread it over 5-6 times per day
User :   servings of vegitables in the sence is it with rice
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6)it can be just a vegei salad also, need not be with rice only
User :   ok
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7) follow the diet plan with the exercises like aerobic exercise or a brisk walk daily fro atleast 20 minutes
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either in morning or in evening
User :   ok....
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8) drink plenty of water, atleast 10-12 glasses per day
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9)avoid lot of tea and coffe as beverages
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10) have a good nights sleep of about 6-7 hours per day
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have you followed what i have said?
User :   s
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
Doctor :   avoid fried stuff and oily stuff and fatty foods altogaether.
User :   ok
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limit daily intake of salt to 5-6gm per day, oil to about 6 tbsp per day
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   yes...
User :   i second please
User :   can u give me on dermatogy also
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ok
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please proceed with your query
User :   I have black under arms
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ok
User :   and my joints will be little bit black
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are you using deoodorant sprays?
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is there itching also associated along with the blackness?
User :   under arms are too much black I used venusia cream but did not solve
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ok
User :   i am using sprays recently..but the problem is before from 3 yrs
Doctor :   Wax underarms very regularly. Your underarms will gradually regain their natural colour.

Doctor :   sop using antiperspirant sprays and rol ons
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use powder instead that contains antifungals in them
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using vinegar also helps
User :   ok
User :   i need early remedy
User :   an u suggest any creams
User :   or oitments
User :   sorry,ointments
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Apply a paste made of 1 tbsp. curd, 1 tsp. gram flour, pinch of turmeric and 1 tsp. milk on your underarms. leave for about 5 mins and rinse it with cold water when it dries. Apply paste of rose water and sandalwood powder on your underarms.
Doctor :   there are no specific ointments as such
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practice these, u will notice changes in two weeks time
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User :   ok
Doctor :   hi
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are you back?
User :   yes...
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have you followed what i have said?
User :   powder in the sence can i use ponds powder
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no, it shuld contain antifungal in it
User :   please give me any product name
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you can get them in medical store, just ask for antifungal powder for use in underarms
Doctor :   follow the home remedy suggested, it works
User :   and sprays
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avoid using sprays
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Try rubbing lemon slices on your armpits. apply vitamin E oil after washing.
User :   so then what to use?
User :   ok...
User :   for pimples
User :   a small remedy
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are the pimples located over cheeks or in back and arms too?
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how do they look like?
User :   cheeks and back
User :   very less
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are they pus filled?
User :   little bit
User :   only few
Doctor :   Use a cleanser to clean face and back which is 'non-soap based'.
User :   ok
User :   thank you so much tell me about perfumes to use
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Use beznoyl peroxide 4% solution twice a day diluted with water to wash the pimples. it prevents recurrence
User :   ok
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Perfumes should be chosen based on your skin type, and choice of smell
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usually for females they should use milder ones
User :   ok
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and the places to use should be your wrists, nape of neck, behind ears
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any you want to ask?
User :   give me any product
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I acnnot suggest any product here as I am not seeing you personally and i do not know your likes anddislikes too
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you could choose from a variety of products
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just make sure they are authentic and not duplicate
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buy them from authorised retailers or stores
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User :   ok..thank a lot for your valuble suggestions
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ok
User :   thanks for your time.
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User :   yes
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User :   where can i get my previous chats details?
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User :   and number of times i used this chat facility?
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User :   yes
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User :   ok...bye...
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