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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help u?
User :   my query is related to weight loss
Doctor :   sure please proceed
User :   my height is 183 cms & weight is aroung 85 kg.
Doctor :   ok
User :   am plannig to loose weight by visiting a gym & on diet
Doctor :   for your height, the weight you needed, is 82-86 kg
Doctor :   your bMI, is 24.5
User :   ok
Doctor :   and the normal BMI range is 18 -25
Doctor :   but, to get a good body tone , you can definitely work out
User :   i have a lower back pain & for that am afraid to join the gym, plz advice as i want to join & get in shape
Doctor :   can u describe the pain , so that i can help u effectively?
Doctor :   also, let me know your occupatio
Doctor :   are u there ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   have you ever used the dietician service availble on your panel of services on our website ?
User :   NO, i am not awae of the services.the pain occurs just above the hip(not in betwen the spine).but its not constant pain
Doctor :   are u in a sedentary job, do u get physical activity during your job hrs ?
User :   yes i move out, am into sales profile
Doctor :   when u avail the diet service on our panel, a CCE will call u and fix an appointment with a dietician, and a telephonic interview is scheduled
Doctor :   ok
User :   k
Doctor :   then u can get detailed info regarding how u can manage your diet
Doctor :   with regard to excercise, - weight loss is achieved by doing regular aerobic and cardio workouts
User :   k.. so for this back pain what shud i do.. cant trust the gym instructors
Doctor :   how long have u had this issue?, what is your age ?
User :   29 yrs. 3-4 yrs
User :   but i usually go to gym in gaps of 2 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does the pain move to the ankle or the foot from the hip ?
User :   no. only at one point
User :   above the hip
Doctor :   i think, thats due to work issues and muscle spasms and is not serious
Doctor :   do soms stretching excercises, give warm compresses to that area,
User :   k.
Doctor :   apply moov pain, oint or spray, when u have pain
User :   k
Doctor :   use proper chairs, tables and ergonomic beds so that your back has good support
User :   k
User :   shud i eat any calcium tabs
Doctor :   sleep on your flat and hard surface , so that the back is supported well
Doctor :   taking supplements will be good, and work out, will top up as a good muscle and bone strenthening effect
User :   suppliments??
Doctor :   you will have to make changes in your lifestyle and manage time accordinglly and include gym time
Doctor :   i emant calcium pills
User :   k
Doctor :   *meant - calcium pills as supplements
User :   k
Doctor :   also, if the pain is not reduced, try taking brufen or crocin for pain relief
User :   k.the pain hardly occurs, its just that i take extra care
Doctor :   as far as a diet is concerned, take a high protein diet, fruits, as well as get googd hydration
User :   k
Doctor :   all intricate details as well as calorie req, can be discussed with the dietician
User :   k. thanks doc. will take an appnt from.thanks for your advice
Doctor :   please remember to leave ur feedback as u log out
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   k.
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