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Nicotine alternatives to quit smoking - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   How are you Doctor
Doctor :   Yes
User :   Iam asking you How are you
Doctor :   Good Thanks
Doctor :   how are you XXXXX
User :   Iam fine thank you
User :   may i know from where ur responding?
Doctor :   I am from Bangalore
User :   ok, May i know ur name?
Doctor :   I am Dr YYYY
User :   ok, nice to meet you Dr. YYYY
Doctor :   Likewise
User :   i wanted to quit smoking, can you help me in that
Doctor :   I appreciate that you want to quit it
User :   Coz, i started smoking when i was in my +2, it has been almost 9 Yrs
User :   now iam 27
Doctor :   Ok There are good medications available now in the market
User :   Daily morning, i thought of Qutting, but iam unable to do that
Doctor :   But yoiu need a prescription to get them
Doctor :   You have alternative nicotine alternatives
Doctor :   like nicotine chewing gum
Doctor :   and nicotine patches available
Doctor :   now
User :   no, i dont want to take any alternative for nicotine
Doctor :   If you get some counselling the counseller shll train you the methods to quit and the side effects yoiu may face and how to overcome
Doctor :   You will be gradually taken off from the alternatives
Doctor :   in due course
User :   i think i'll not be facing any problems, Coz i used to smoke daily 4 Cig's
Doctor :   Hope so
User :   What do you prefer?
Doctor :   If you are resistant enough with the side effects you dont need the alternatives
Doctor :   Too
Doctor :   There are medications launched very recently in indian market
User :   May i know that?
Doctor :   You can get them with prescription however the counsellor will
Doctor :   decide about the appraoch
Doctor :   OK
User :   Do you have any addresses of the Counsellors?
Doctor :   We would be helping you
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Doctor :   I hope these are the correct details
Doctor :   One of our doctors will get back to you soon with all the relevant details.
User :   yeah these are correct
User :   thaks a lot
Doctor :   Which part of Bangalore
Doctor :   are you from?
User :   Iam from Bangalore, marathalli, near Innovative Multiplex
Doctor :   O
Doctor :   We will get back
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting
Doctor :   bye
User :   hi
User :   i want to ask you
Doctor :   hi
User :   that i get lot of Sweat
User :   What may the problem for this?
Doctor :   on your palms and feet? or on a whole?
User :   no not on my palms or feet, on my face
Doctor :   how long have you been having this problem?
Doctor :   is it when you are exercising/ in hot weather?
User :   When i walk, when i do exercise
User :   i get lot of sweating
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems or allergies?
User :   no health problems
Doctor :   That is normal- you will sweat a lot when you exercise- it is just more noticeable on the face
User :   but, i have observed while walking that none of the friends get sweat but i do
Doctor :   what is your ht/wt?
User :   iam 5.7 and weight is 75K
Doctor :   some people sweat more than others-
Doctor :   do you get regular exercise- do you get tired easily?
User :   i wont do regular exercise, i use to play cricket till 20 yrs, now iam 27, i used to play Volleyball all that stuff
User :   that time i have'nt noticed this sweat
Doctor :   ok- as you are overweight
User :   iam 75?
Doctor :   you will need to reduce and get into a regular exercise routine
Doctor :   your height is 5 feet 7 inches
User :   yes
User :   how much Wt. i need to reduce?
Doctor :   you are just a little over weight
Doctor :   Just start regular exercise to keep yourself fit
Doctor :   Once you begin to do that- this problem should sort it self out
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   What sort of exercise you will prefer
User :   going to Gym?
Doctor :   You can do jogging/ brisk walking for 30-40 minutes 5 times a week
Doctor :   thats enough
User :   what do u mean by brisk walking?
Doctor :   fast pace walking
User :   ok
User :   for 30-40 min right?
User :   how much Wt. i need to reduce?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Your ideal wt for your height will be 70 kgs
User :   how much Wt. i need to reduce?
User :   ok
User :   thanks alot
Doctor :   weclome
User :   bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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