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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
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User :   hi
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   is loss of hair related to obesity?
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   28, male, software engineer, married, 100 kg, 5'10'', yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have family history of hair loss
User : dad is bald.
Doctor :   heredity can be cause, environmental,scalp infection, hormonal
Doctor :   all these will cause hair loss
User :   i have fungus on head.
Doctor :   also it can be due to lack of iron or vit c
Doctor :   as well
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long u have this problem
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine as of now for this
User :   for 1 year.
User :   after marriage.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine for hair loss
Doctor :   any medical problems or surgery u had?
User :   using flucose shampoo, took vit B tablets.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did this shampoo give u any relief
User :   i used many medicines.but no use.
Doctor :   is the hair loss in patches or uniform
Doctor :   ok
User :   patches.
Doctor :   how many hairs u r losing as of now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can use this shampoo
Doctor :   SELSUN 2.%
Doctor :   twice weekly
Doctor :   2.5%
Doctor :   for one month
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 91-0000
Doctor :   confirm ur details
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
User :   i am sorry,i was busy.
Doctor :   ok
User : details r correct.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i also suggest that you use GNC PHARMA MEN'S ULTRA NOURISH HAIR
User :   wat's that?
Doctor :   its a tablet for better hair growth
Doctor :   One tab daily after food
User :   3 times?
Doctor :   one tab per day
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 91-0000
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   also avoid harsh chemicals
Doctor :   excess sun exposure
User :   ok
User :   obesity is related?
User :   also tension: i am software engineer?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   hair loss is related more to stress
User :   ok
User :   shaving off hair is good?
Doctor :   not really
Doctor :   its not really helpful
User :   can i apply any oil?

Doctor :   weight related hair loss is usually seeen in hormonal abnormalities in females
Doctor :   herbal or coconut oil is better'
User :   ok
User :   applying lemon joice to scalp is good?
Doctor :   yes, lemon juice or vinegar 1 hr before washing your hair is a home remedy for dandruff
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   what is your current weight?
User :   100 kg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you need to go for weight reduction
User :   is there any way to reduce?
User :   yes.
Doctor :   you should start
Doctor :   walking or exercise
Doctor :   any cardio exercise
User :   i do walking
User :   daily.
Doctor :   for 1/2 hr everyday
User :   i am 95% veg.
Doctor :   also avoid junk, oily
User :   yes
Doctor :   also avoid refined foods like maida and sugar
User :   i eat 3 chapathis morning, luncjh and nite.
User :   with veg curries only.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   also take only egg white
User :   i dont eat eggs.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   also avoid pastries and cookies
User :   i eat only chicken and fish.
User :   ok
Doctor :   fish is good
Doctor :   better than chicken
User :   but i fry it.
Doctor :   try fish gravy
User :   ok
User :   i like cakes,pastries etc.
Doctor :   fish sandwiches
Doctor :   yes
User :   thats how i gain...
Doctor :   they are refined foods
User :   i am not able to control.
Doctor :   they cause a lot of weight gain
Doctor :   instead try brown bread
User :   @ times i feel hungry.
Doctor :   also take plum cakes rather than sponge cakes
User :   so i munch them.
User :   ok.
Doctor :   then you can snack on brown bread
Doctor :   or salads
User :   brown bread is real bread?
Doctor :   rather than takin fruit juices
Doctor :   take fresh fruits
Doctor :   as that would preserve the
Doctor :   natural fibre
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   brown bread is wheat bread
User :   ok
Doctor :   avoid a lot of sugar also
User :   ok
Doctor :   take phulkas instead of chapathis
User :   means wat?
Doctor :   take steamed food items than
User :   i am malayalee.
Doctor :   oily or curries
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
User :   phulka ?
Doctor :   phulkas are chapathis without oil
User :   ok.
User :   green peas is good?
Doctor :   also avoid ghee
User :   ok
Doctor :   and try avoid eating outside
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   take more proteins like peas, beans
Doctor :   chana
User :   how about potato curry?
Doctor :   soya
User :   ok
Doctor :   potatoes that are baked or boiled are fine
User :   ok
Doctor :   fried potatoes are bad
User :   fruits give weight?
User :   like banana?
Doctor :   some do
Doctor :   like bananas, mangoes, sapotas
User :   ok
User :   dates?
Doctor :   citrus fruits and pine apples, apples
User :   i like them
Doctor :   dont add weight
Doctor :   dates are also energy rich
Doctor :   dates should be taken but in limited amounts
User :   ok
User :   honey?
Doctor :   try taking honey instead of sugar
Doctor :   that also can help
User :   ok
Doctor :   any natural food item taken in limits is good
User :   how much kg can i reduce per month?
Doctor :   try to eat idlis
Doctor :   and dosa without oil
User :   ok
Doctor :   2-3 kgs
Doctor :   minimum should be the target
Doctor :   with regular exercise
User :   So it will lead to 20 kg within a year.
User :   is it possible?
Doctor :   i also suggest GNC PHARMA TOTAL LEAN

User :   ok
Doctor :   2 tabs half an hour before breakfast

User :   side effects?
Doctor :   you can reduce that amount of weight if you stick to your
Doctor :   plan and diet
Doctor :   no side effects as this is a natural supplement
User :   ok
Doctor :   it enhances the metabolism and burns more calories
User :   ok
User :   is it available every wer?
Doctor :   For Details Visit and Buy the product at
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   how about surgery for obesity?

User :   bariatric etc...
Doctor :   what is your height?
User :   5'10''
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please calculate your bmi with this link

Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   it is 31.
Doctor :   ok
User :   Sorry.33.

Doctor :   the surgery is advised only if the bmi is more than 35
Doctor :   till then regular measures are better
Doctor :   and safe
User :   Ok
User :   Surgeries have bad effect?
Doctor :   they have some side effects like reduced stomach transit time
Doctor :   malabsorption
User :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest you try weight rediction by these techniques
User :   at times i have sleeplessness.
User :   ok
Doctor :   first and if it fails then you can start considering those options
User :   sleeplessness is related to obesity?
Doctor :   it sometimes could be
User :   because i dont have any worries.
Doctor :   a good exercise regimen usually clears the problem
User :   ok
User :   thanks doc.u r gr8.hope my queries r over.
User :   shall i go?
Doctor :   you are welcome

Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes.

User :   biscuits r fat-forming?
User :   i like them.
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   any maida product is fattening
Doctor :   they have more glycemic index
Doctor :   anything else Shine?
User :   vermicelli?
Doctor :   any maida product is fattening
User :   pls give some products with less fat but is tasteful apart from fruits.
Doctor :   brown bread, phulkas, sprouts with salt, spice
User :   ok
Doctor :   ragi, jowar are good substitutes
User :   ok
Doctor :   honey is good in limited amounts
User :   a doc told me that i am a happy person.thats why i eat often as my appetite is this true?
Doctor :   no
User :   ok
Doctor :   you are more happy when you are slim
User :   yes.
Doctor :   obesity brings many psychiatric and behavoir disorders
Doctor :   not to mention inferiority complex
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   ok.
User :   thanx a lot.
Doctor :   bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service

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