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Low weight and often falling sick - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Dr. I want to increase my wieght
User :   i am very thin
Doctor :   May i know your age and gender?
User :   24 and F
Doctor :   May I know your current height and weight?
User :   My hieght is 5'3 and 49 Kg is my wieght
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness such as diabetes, thyroid problems?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   I dnt have diabetes but i am unaware of thyroid prob
User :   yes
User :   but i fall ill often,i have fever very often and then i loose wait
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor since your report of falling ill very often?
User :   Yes.I had jaundice then took medicine and got cured...
User :   then i got viral fever
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know if you have been losing weight slowly?
User :   Yes.I after i fall ill then i loose wait
User :   Dr.Does tension and stress is also the reason to loose wait?
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
User :   Yes please
Doctor :   Body weight is predetermined by genes. However they are strongly modified by factors such as diet, lifestyle, infections, hormone factors, anemia and so on.
Doctor :   These factors strongly effect body weight.
Doctor :   Since you report of recurrent infections, it is necessary that you discuss with your doctor to find a reason.
Doctor :   In the mean time you may have to modify your diet - consume plenty of protein diet.
Doctor :   Dietary modifications are best explained by nutritionist, since we have experienced nutritionist who can help you in preparing a diet plan specialised according to your needs,
Doctor :   I suggest you to take an opinion from a dietician and get a diet planned accordingly.
Doctor :   Since this also available free of cost, I recommend you to use the service.
Doctor :   If you are interested, then I shall ask our customer support team to guide you with it.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   Yes i am interested
Doctor :   Can you confirm your phone number?
User :   0000
User :   Will i get a call on this number?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Our support team will call you on this number shortly after the chat.
User :   Its request if cal can be made to me after 6pm
Doctor :   Our support team shall call you and fix an appointment at a suitable time.
User :   can i get call after i cant attend calls during office hours
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Yes.
User :   I have lot of finacial problems and due to my job need to travel a lot...and even if i am not well had to work and then it leads to stress
Doctor :   Ok
User :   does that also leads to wieght loss and is reason for my illness ?
Doctor :   Stress doesn't affect weight directly.
Doctor :   However stress can by a cause for illness, hormone disturbances
Doctor :   which inturn can effect body weight.
User :   and tension lead to body wieght loss?
Doctor :   It is necessary that you balance your stressors and be positive.
User :   Yes.i will definately try for it
Doctor :   Tensions again follow the same principles that I explained with stress.
User :   Ok.
Doctor :   A small changes in the way you look at stress and tensions
Doctor :   can make a difference in your health
Doctor :   thereby body weight.
Doctor :   Regular eating- which will be explained by dietician,
Doctor :   good sleep, physical exercises whenever needed, yoga and meditation are few
Doctor :   lifestyle changes that can help you in the way you address the stress and anxiety.
Doctor :   Follow them with the diet plan suggested.
Doctor :   Discuss with your doctor, if there are any other causes for recurrent infection.
Doctor :   Treating those causes with the necessary lifestyle and diet changes can solve your healthproblems.
Doctor :   Hope it is clear to you.
User :   Thanks Dr.please do arrange call from customer support
User :   It was a great help!
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Our support team will call you and fix the appointment.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   Bye..
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