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Date : 07-Apr-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 106 Questions
User:Hi
Doctor:Hi,
Please proceed with your query
User:Hi
User:i am an hypo thyroid patient since 11 years
Doctor:Ok
User:i am taking eltroxin 125 mcg every day with folic tablet
User:ad adviced by my physician
User:current the recenet report say teh TSH, T3, T4 are in control
User:i dont see my weight reducing ..is there any specific diet that i need to follow
Doctor:Ok
User:can u advice me on this please
Doctor:Yes, you need to supplement a healthy diet to reduce weight.
Doctor:In this instance, I recommend that you talk to a nutritionist either through get a diet plan service or Ask A Doctor service.
Doctor:One of the two options should be available on your dashboard
Doctor:you should discuss about your current eating pattern and your preference
Doctor:The dietician can make a plan personalised to your taste and eating pattern.
User:my recent health assessmnet report is fine ...everything is normal
User:only weight is under overweight/ obese category
Doctor:This personalised diet plan will be more effective than my random dietary suggestions.
Doctor:I understand your concern.
User:thanks
Doctor:If your TSH, t3 and t4 values are normal with good diet and exercise
Doctor:you should be able to reach your goal.
Doctor:Diet plan will help you.
User:i have aska doctor option..i need to fill in teh details i guess rite?
Doctor:If you have an option of get a diet plan I would suggest you to use that instead.
Doctor:Else fill the required details and post your concerns on Ask a Doctor.
Doctor:Is there any thing else that you wish to ask me?
User:no not this point in time
User:i have only ask a doctor..will post concerns there
User:thanks
User:one more question
Doctor:Proceed.
User:i have a son who is 12 year old, can u recommend me some good syrup to increase his weight/ health
User:i see him always tired and fatigue..he dont eat well
User:his weight always underweight ..he was a premature child - 7th month born
User:is this problem because of this
Doctor:There are various herbal supplements and other supplements that are advertised to help people grow. Unfortunately there are no clear scientific evidence that it will help.
Doctor:If he had a low birth weight, it may be a reason.
Doctor:But you can try giving him extra protein and energy supplements such as pediasure
Doctor:after talking to his pediatrician.
Doctor:With the additional nutritional supplements and good diet
Doctor:he should improve his weight and height.
Doctor:if his appetite is low and concerning, the doctor should consider evaluating it.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:yes..any test that you recommend
User:or should i consult child specalist only?
Doctor:It is not worth doing laboratory tests without physical examination.
Doctor:Therefore talk to his pediatrician about his appetite
User:ok..thanks will do
Doctor:the doctor can examine him for deficiency and order investigations.
User:thanks fo ryour quick response Doctor
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:Bye
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