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General prescriptions to lose weight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Any dieticial out there?
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   I am Dr.Mazumdar
Doctor :   I can assist you
Doctor :   within my expertise
User :   i want to lose about 20 kgs
Doctor :   Ok
User :   would appreciate if you could suggest me how to start with
Doctor :   May I ask you few questions before we proceed
User :   sure
Doctor :   Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
User :   27, male, bangalore, business, single, 5.11, 101kgs
Doctor :   Usually weight loss happens with three important things one is DIet regulation, Physical exercise and Behavioural modification
User :   ok
Doctor :   First one should not have any medical condtions
Doctor :   that cause weight gain
Doctor :   so do you have any medical problems like
Doctor :   Thyroid, kidney problems
User :   nothing at all
Doctor :   are you a smoker
User :   yes
Doctor :   alcoholic?
User :   yes
Doctor :   According to your height and age your ideal weight would be 68 to 75 kgs
User :   alright
Doctor :   and the realistic goal that you can achieve first by weight loss is 10%
Doctor :   that is 10.2 kgs you can lose
Doctor :   first

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