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Dietary tips for an underweight woman - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   hi
User :   doctor i am 24 years old...
User :   but my weight is just 36 kgs
Doctor :   ok
User :   even my breasts are very smalll
User :   i want 2 gain weight
User :   any treatment?
User :   i always take balanced diet...
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   did u
User :   i dont knw my height in centimeters
Doctor :   ok fine
Doctor :   in inches
Doctor :   i will calculate for u
Doctor :   ur height and weight
User :   Body Mass Index is 16
User :   its 5.1 and 36 kgs
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   ur age,gender,occu,location plz
User :   i am 24 years old, female, house wife.i am in bangalore
Doctor :   ur underweight
User :   yes i know doctor
Doctor :   ideally u should have BMI between 20-24.9
User :   ok
Doctor :   any medical problems?
User :   i have heard about vitamin/harmon injections....what is this?
User :   no medical problems.
Doctor :   how is the sleep
User :   more than 7 hours
Doctor :   yep they do come with side effects
Doctor :   so its good to increase weight naturally
User :   how doctor?
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   u should eat
User :   i do eat well doctor...but being a pure vegetarian...its impossible to have a good figure
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can
Doctor :   i will give diet tips
Doctor :   will help u putting on weight ok
User :   when ever i wear Sari...i feel embarrassed
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   plz doctor
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   u will look good
Doctor :   nuts like almonds, cashew. raisins , walnuts in your diet at least once in a day
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   breakfast with breads or chapatis wheat with ghee or butter
Doctor :   iam veggie too
Doctor :   so u dont worry
Doctor :   u can also put weight ok
Doctor :   A glass of milk with protein powder or dry fruit powder
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   Have milkshakes for snacks or any snack will do
Doctor :   In general your diet should include 4-5Tbsp of oil everyday. and 2-3 tbsp of ghee everyday
Doctor :   2. glasses of buffalo's milk everyday
Doctor :   Enjoy a desert everyday
User :   except nuts and dry fruits i take same breakfast and a glass of milk
Doctor :   yep u can
Doctor :   increase amount of food u eat
Doctor :   u need to exercise to build muscles as well
Doctor :   You can mix soya atta or bajra atta or millet atta in your wheat chapatis. include basmati rice
Doctor :   Do not forget to have fruits like custard apple, banana, grapes , pineapple along with the others.
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say done when done.
Doctor :   for breasts
Doctor :   u can join for swimming
Doctor :   they help to build pectoral muscles
User :   ok
Doctor :   enchances the breast
Doctor :   so anything else u want to ask
Doctor :   also ur breast will increase size
Doctor :   once u have childbirth
User :   Doctor i am very upset actually...i dont think of joining swimming and all
Doctor :   so u need to worry
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am looking for a shortcut..
User :   thats why i asked about vitamins injections
Doctor :   u can take becosules caps
User :   is it available on all medical stores by this name only?
Doctor :   yep
Doctor :   Cap.Becosules
User :   ok
Doctor :   one per day
Doctor :   after food
User :   how to take it?
Doctor :   u can have protein-X
User :   with water?
Doctor :   with milk
User :   how long i should take these tablets?
Doctor :   protein-x power
Doctor :   tablest u can take for 3 weekds
Doctor :   protien-x powder like horlicks itis
Doctor :   u should be able to put on weight
User :   ok
Doctor :   but it will take time
Doctor :   no miracles
Doctor :   in short time
User :   ok
Doctor :   u will have steady weight gain over weeks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else i can help u with
User :   By chance in between if i concieve...can i continue these medicines?
Doctor :   sure u can conceive
User :   after i conceive...can i continue these medicines?
Doctor :   protienx is not drug
User :   ok
Doctor :   Bcomplex tab or becosules is vitamin supplement
User :   ok
Doctor :   anyway u need to get basic blood test done
User :   thank u so much doctor
Doctor :   to see if ur having less iron
Doctor :   or anemia
User :   ok
Doctor :   if u start
Doctor :   planning for baby
User :   not right now...
Doctor :   u can no harm
User :   ok
Doctor :   pregnancy depends
Doctor :   are more
Doctor :   baby will need more iron and nutrients
Doctor :   ur body will need it as well
User :   ok
Doctor :   since ur underweight
Doctor :   it burdens u
Doctor :   so eat well
Doctor :   u should be fine
Doctor :   with diet advise
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   anyway good luck
Doctor :   hope we hear good news from u
Doctor :   shortly
User :   thank u doctor
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   have a nice day
Doctor :   bye
User :   bye

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