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Extreme thirst. Heavy weight. Suggestions to reduce body weight? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:I am Dr xxxxxxxxx
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:I am 37 yr old male, my weightis 85 khsI
User:How can I reduse my waihht?
Doctor:The first thing to do is to check for a cause of weight gain
Doctor:There can be medical conditions like hypothyroidism that can cause it
Doctor:So it is advised to go for blood tests
Doctor:The basic ones like hemogram, thyroid profile, lipid profile, blood glucose etc
Doctor:If no cause is found, then we go for diet changes and exercise
Doctor:Diet should include low calorie
User:I had done the same its normal
Doctor:Avoid high calorie food like milk products
Doctor:Exercise atleast 20 min a day
User:Even I drink around 10 ltr water everyday
Doctor:Exercise can include walk, gym , yoga, etc
Doctor:10 lts seems a lot
User:Any side effect
Doctor:Extra water can accumulate in cells of body
Doctor:especially in the brain
User:What to do
Doctor:Take water only when you feel thirsty
User:I always feel
Doctor:I think you check with a specialist for it
Doctor: XXXXXXX medicine specialist
User:Howfast I can reduse my waight
Doctor:It may be causing weight gain
Doctor:Drinking excess water can cause weight gain
Doctor:You need to be investigated for it
Doctor:There can be many causes for it
Doctor:For feeling so much thirsty so as to drink 10 ltrs of water
Doctor:Diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus are the two main conditions that need to be checked
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