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Diet to improve weight, tips to reduce back pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   i feel that i am underweight
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   24, male, employee, bangalore, single, 56.5kgs, 5' 8", yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   back pain
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any addictions?
User :   ciggarets
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest you limit your smoking
User :   trying to... i have also reduced it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you take a balanced diet
Doctor :   eat at frequent intervals in small quantities
User :   wht shud be the interval
Doctor :   2-3 hrs
User :   and particularly which diet
Doctor :   depending upon your eating capacity
User :   ok
Doctor :   please calculate your BMI with this link
User :   what is advisable to take for a working person
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   ok.. let me check
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   ya.. i got my BMI as 18
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you should take a high calorie diet
Doctor :   Breakfast should include egg with breads or chapattis wheat with ghee or butter.
Doctor :   A glass of milk with protein powder or dry fruit powder atleast 2 glasses per day
Doctor :   You can mix soya atta or bajra atta or millet atta in your wheat chapatis
Doctor :   non-veg is to be included
Doctor :   if you eat non-veg
User :   ya i do eat nonveg
Doctor :   kheema can be taken
User :   ok
Doctor :   Have milkshakes for snacks
Doctor :   In general your diet should include 4-5Tbsp of oil every day. and 2-3 tbsp of ghee every day .
Doctor :   Enjoy a desert every day.
User :   ok
Doctor :   fruits like custard apple, banana, grapes , pineapple, mangoes and sapota should be taken
Doctor :   mild exercise helps to build muscles
User :   but its difficult to take fruits..
User :   i dont get enough time for it
Doctor :   you just have to make time as it is harmful to be underweight
Doctor :   your BMI should be between 20-25
User :   ok.. i ll try
Doctor :   take a milk shake instead
User :   ya.. that wud do
Doctor :   you can also take GNC PP WEIGHT GAINER 1850-DUTCH CHOCOLATE
Doctor :   Mix 3 cups (400g) into 700 ml of cold water or 2% reduced-fat milk. Blend throughly until dissolved.
Doctor :   this can be taken along with milk
Doctor :   or Guardian pharmacy outlets in your city.
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Mobile : 91-0000 please confirm your details
User :   ya.. its correct
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   done
Doctor :   ok]
User :   may i know ur name, doctor
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   ok .. will the above help me in reducing my back pain
Doctor :   for the back ache you should maintain a good posture
Doctor :   especially while sitting
Doctor :   you should sit in a straight backed chair with arm rests
Doctor :   you should take frequent breaks from before the computer
Doctor :   also the lower back should be adequately supported
Doctor :   while sitting.
Doctor :   While sleeping you should lie on a firm surface without pillow
User :   ok.. any other special exercise will you suggest
Doctor :   keep a rolled towel in the hollow of the back
User :   ohh no.. without pillow it will be difficult to sleep
Doctor :   just try it
Doctor :   it is very beneficial
Doctor :   also stand straight keeping the spine erect
User :   ok
Doctor :   with your legs slightly apart
Doctor :   also try to exercise regularly
Doctor :   treadmill or walking
User :   ok
Doctor :   to strengthen the back muscles you can also take physiotherapy exercises
Doctor :   if the pain persists take an analgesic like paracetamol or meftal spas after food
Doctor :   also you can apply hot fomentation on your back
User :   whts thta
Doctor :   if the problem persists consult an orthopedic surgeon
Doctor :   that is hot compresses
Doctor :   towel soaked in hot water
Doctor :   you may need an xray ls spine ap and lateral view
User :   ok..
Doctor :   try to get adequate rest
Doctor :   anything else?
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes..
Doctor :   we will also send you a document on exercises that can be done before the computer
User :   thank you
User :   surely... i ll folllow it
Doctor :   you are welcome
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