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Obesity and BMI calculation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help yl
User :   hi doc
User :   i need some suggestions
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Carry on
User :   doc u there
User :   for my height i am very obese
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Calculate your BMI
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   i did
Doctor :   What is it
User :   31
Doctor :   O thats high
Doctor :   What is your age
User :   25
Doctor :   1.)     To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   due to work and other things i don't get time to workout even
User :   Age:25 ; Occupation:Working ; Location:Bangalore ; Marital Status:Single
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes/ high blood pressure/ Asthma/allergies etc?
User :   no
Doctor :   6.)     Do you smoke or drink alcohol? If yes how much how often?
User :   yes i do
User :   smoke 3-4 times a day, drink 3-4 times a month
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor to rule out a medical problem for your weight problem?
User :   no
Doctor :   Does anybody else in your family have a weight problem?
User :   yes parents
Doctor :   have you measured the waist and hip circumfrence any time
User :   waist 35 and hip 40
Doctor :   So it is less than 0.95
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is the physical activity you do
Doctor :   Have you tried any program for weight loss at any time before?
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   I have to close this window as there is no response from your side. Please get back if you need any medical advice.
User :   i dont do much pysical activity
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So Do you have enough physical activity at work
User :   no i only sit on the chair
Doctor :   So dont have activity
Doctor :   For your age and physical activity you need a diet of 2000 kcal per day
Doctor :   and you should burn at least 2200 kcal per day
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   and you know 7500 kcal deficit can decrease weight
Doctor :   by 1kg
Doctor :   So you assess your self how much physical actibvity you have to do
User :   so how do i do that
Doctor :   to come to a leve
Doctor :   of BMI less than 25
Doctor :   First start with diet modification
Doctor :   no junks
User :   ok
Doctor :   No beverages, alcohol
Doctor :   You have to take the help of a dietician which
Doctor :   is very very important
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can get the dietician help at
Doctor :
Doctor :   You can put in queries or live chat
Doctor :   with the dietician at times
Doctor :   Start with mild exercise not more than 30 minutes
Doctor :   Dont say that you dont have time
Doctor :   and there is no alternatives like tablet
User :   ok
Doctor :   Just walk for 30 minutes and you know walking for one mile will consume 150 cal
User :   ok
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   See this site for general information
User :   ok
Doctor :   approved by the health dept of the country
Doctor :   which has obesity as an epidemic
Doctor :   have you observed recent change in weight for the last 6 months
Doctor :   You should know that BMI more than 30
User :   ok
Doctor :   increaes the risk 12 times
User :   yes
Doctor :   for heart diseases, diabetes, impotence, digestive diseases
Doctor :   So it is prime time for you to act
Doctor :   fast
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   any advice you can contact us
Doctor :   I would also recommend you to see the doctor to rule out the medical conditions causing the weight gain for the last 6 months
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   bye
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