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High calorie diet and exercise for weight gain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hii'm 25 years old. and my body weight is just 42. i want to gain my weight fast? any remedies.                                                                                                                                  
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Yes
User :   i want to gain weight but i have a busy corporate life. How can i gain weight in this circumstances
Doctor :   First I need to know a few more details about you
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please give your Gender, Location,Marital status, Height, and Waist circumference.
User :   Gender: Male ,Location:, Martial Status: Single, Height: 172 cms(5'7) waist: 28 cms
Doctor :   When did you weigh 42kgs?
Doctor :   Within a month?
User :   when i was in my collage
Doctor :   Whats your recent weight?
User :'s 42
Doctor :   Ok, do you attend parties? How is your appetite? do you exercise?
User :   yes, i attend parties... appetite is ok but sometimes i don't feel hungry... i used to go to gym when i was in collage but i left it now
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs. If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   no ... i neither smoke nor drink
Doctor :   Do you have any illnesses or diseases?
User :   no illnes
Doctor :   Ok, let me tell you what you already may know
Doctor :   Your BMI is 14
User :   only i have some tooth problems
Doctor :   which is underweight
Doctor :   What kind of tooth problems
Doctor :   ?
Doctor :   Pain>?
User :   some cavities...but it's fine now ...i do a regular check up with dentist
User :   no pain
Doctor :   Is it hindering you chewing?
Doctor :   OK
User :   no
User :   will any supplements like creatine or protein help in my case?
Doctor :   Do you skip breakfast?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have quick lunches?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you chew your food?
User :   sometimes i need water
Doctor :   Ok, ill give you some quuick guidlines
User :   please
Doctor :   1.Never miss breakfast
Doctor :   2. Go for a jog or get some sort of exercise, more the better
Doctor :   3. Supplements are not necessary, natural food is always better
Doctor :   Chew well before
Doctor :   swallowing
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   ok... so will any supplements like creatine or protein help in my case?
Doctor :   Do you have non veg food?
User :   yes... i like non-veg foods like egg and chicken
Doctor :   Creatine or protein will help those who have frequent muscle workout
User :   ok
Doctor :   You are underweight
Doctor :   your daily calorie requirements is lower than required
Doctor :   as you are skipping meals
User :   can u suggest me any appropriate calorie, protein, vitamin, etc intake per day?
Doctor :   so the body has by now used up all available stored energy
User :   some kind of chart
Doctor :   & is eating away your muscle mass
User :   that i can follow
Doctor :   Yes a nutritionist can prepare you a good weight gain nutrition chart
Doctor :   You can buy one from us if you wish so
User :   yes ..i want
Doctor :   but your will is foremost important
User :   yes..that i will take care
Doctor :   I will give you that option now
User :   ok
Doctor :
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   You can use this link to obtain your chart within a week.
User :   so if i follow a proper diet according to the nutrition chart how long will it take for me to gain sufficient weight?
User :   i have a high metabolism rate
Doctor :   Never expect quick results
Doctor :   The slower you gain weight the healthier it is
Doctor :   When did you measure your BMR?
Doctor :   Basal metabolic rate?
User :   4 years ago...
Doctor :   May I know what the reason for measuring was?
Doctor :   Did you want to gain weight then too?
User :   i just went for a body weight check up... the doctor their told me that i have a high metabolic rate so fat burns quickly
User :   yes
Doctor :   Did the doctor measure it or he suspected it?
User :   i think he suspected it
Doctor :   He could very well be right
Doctor :   even if he suspected it
Doctor :   In which case it is very difficult for you to gain weighht
User :   then do i need to lose all hopes of gaining weight?
Doctor :   but its the healthier option to live with
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   You have a very good option of having a Silvester Stallone or XXXXXXXX like body
User :   i do hope... but i need to be very dedicated to that
Doctor :   Just increase your dietary intake both quantity wise & quality wise
Doctor :   & exercise a lot
User :   ok so following the nutrition plan will help right?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   God forbid, but in case of its failure, the only option left would be to visit
Doctor :   an endocrinologist
User :   for a person like me, if i follow proper diet and exercise, how much weight can i gain in 1 month?
Doctor :   upto half kg
User :   oh...
Doctor :   If you take a vacation & try sincerely, you ccan manage 1kg
User :   ok...but who is an endocrinologist?
User :   and how can they help me?
Doctor :   !kg of pure muscle mass if at all you happen to have high BMR
User :   ok...
Doctor :   Do you want to know that now itself or wait for it?
User :   now..itself but will you be available after 45 in
User :   sorry after 45 min
Doctor :   An endocrinologist is a doc who deals with endocrine problems like Hypothyroidism, obesity, undernutrition etc
User :   ok...thanks... i will be back after 45 min...
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bye
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