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Guidance for increasing weight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Weight & Lifestyle
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   Hi, I'm XXX,
User :   Male and age 25
User :   I would like to increase my body weight.
User :   My height is 172 cms and weight 53Kg.
Doctor :   ok. please provide your height weight, and details of past medical illness and treatment if any
User :   Height: 172 cms,
User :   weight: 53 Kgs
User :   Dont have any medical illness.
User :   Just 6 months back I had undergone an executive health check up in Apollo hospital.
User :   And didnt find any discrepency and no decease found.
Doctor :   ok. how are your eating habits?
User :   both veg & non veg, no smoking/ alcahol/ drugs.
User :   I'm working in shifts so, sometimes I'll miss my break fasts.
User :   working in nights for alternate weeks.
Doctor :   ok
User :   I would like to know to which specialits should I meet in person to get the feedback on my health.
User :   and to get the guidance to increase my weight.
Doctor :   you can meet an endocrinologist and a nutritionist
Doctor :   to first rule out hormonal issues
Doctor :   and to get proper diet guidance
User :   Is there any medicines to increase body weight? and is that advicable?
User :   Coz, I went to gym for 3 months particularly for this and even now I'm continuing to do those exercises in home.
User :   But I dont feel any difference.
Doctor :   ok. Protien supplements taken with milk helps in gaining weight. you can take these in addition to the diet advised
User :   Ok, I missed to mention one thing. I used to mastribute thrice in a week.
User :   Will that cause to this problem?
Doctor :   ok. that does not have any effects on health as long you do not over do
User :   May I know what does mean by over do?
Doctor :   not more than 7 times a week
User :   ok, Thanks Doctor.
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   No, nothing sir. first I'll meet a nutrition in person.
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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