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How to increase body weight? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Weight & Lifestyle
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Doctor:Good evening
User:my age is 23
User:height is 5.5"
Doctor:Go ahead
User:i want know what should my weigth
User:currentlly my weigth is 58
Doctor:For a male it is around 65 Kg
User:how to increase my weight
User:what should i do?
Doctor:Actually your BMI is coming normal
Doctor:For your height and age the recommendation is between 52 and 68 kg
Doctor:Still if you want to gain a few pounds
Doctor:Then you can add a few calories to your diet
Doctor:You can try to add milk products to your diet
Doctor:I will give you a few examples.
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Milk products like butter, cheese ice-cream, sweets.
Doctor:You have to take 3 big meals and 3 small meals in a day.
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Also increase fiber intake in your diet, so that you do not get increased blood cholesterol.
Doctor:Vegetables and fruits are good ways to increase fiber.
User:can i start any nutrition(powder)
Doctor:Exercise for 20 min a day is also good for maintaining health.
Doctor:Well I will recommend safer ways first.
Doctor:Some nutrition powders have enzymes that can do harm to digestion.
Doctor:Try this way for a few weeks.
Doctor:I am not that worried about your weight.
Doctor:Since your weight is appropriate for your age.
Doctor:I do not want you to gain too much weight that is hard to reduce at an older age.
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Did I address your concerns?
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Doctor:Do you any other question?
Doctor:Do you have any other question?
User:can i dips exercise?
User:can i do dips exercise?
Doctor:As long as you are not over-exerting you can do any exercise.
Doctor:Learn it preferentially from a trainer.
Doctor:Hopefully I helped.
Doctor:Do you have more questions?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:no more question
Doctor:If you have any questions, you can login again to chat to a doctor
User:thanks a lot
Doctor:I have to close the chat window now.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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