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Obesity causing excessive snoring - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help yiou?
User :   Hello Doctor
User :   I have a problem now a days i'm snoring a lot that is the complaint with my family people. i would like share my diet and every work. Morning i'll start with a Breakfast and after noon lunch and for dinner i'll have only Cooked vegetable before to sleep i'll have some Milk.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   But now a days i'm snoring a lot that is the complaint
User :   plz suggest me the medication
User :   Doctor are u there
User :   ?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   How many minutes do you work daily
Doctor :   and how many minutes do you exercise daily?
User :   No excecise i don't get time
User :   cos i'm working for S/w company
User :   I'm traveeling around 7km to reach office at 9 AM and evening by the i reach home it's around 9 PM
Doctor :   The snoring problem happens mostly because of small air passages, Over weight and Upper respiratory infectins
User :   i'm 5.6 and my weight is 70 KGs
Doctor :   The problem at this age is Overwt
User :   what should be my ideal weight
User :   how do i reduce my wight
User :   is diet will control my weight ?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Your ideal weight will be 60 to 62 kgs
User :   how do i reduce my eweight
Doctor :   The diet you have to take is low fat, low calorie diet
Doctor :   with less of dairy products
Doctor :   more of whole vegetables and whole grains
Doctor :   and fruits
User :   can i eat only fruits and vegetable for a week without taking cooked rice OR others
Doctor :   That is called DASH diet
Doctor :   yiou may reduce weight with it
Doctor :   but you gain weight again
Doctor :   Since you are 70 kgs you can reduce the weight by 10%
Doctor :   that is 7 kgs
Doctor :   if you follow certain precautions
Doctor :   Low fat food, Low dairy products, whole food grains
Doctor :   More green and dark colored fruits
Doctor :   Junk food add extra colores
Doctor :   so restrict them
User :   Often docotrs and media will push more green and vegetables and fruits but i'm confused , how to take that give me some examples for breakfast and luch and dinner
User :   sorry it's not push it's publish
Doctor :   Eating Idli, Dosa
Doctor :   and a fruit
Doctor :   for the breakfast
Doctor :   you can supplement with fruitjuice without sugar
Doctor :   For lunch eat more of Green leafy vegetables, cup of rice with more of vegetables
Doctor :   green leafy vegetables in the form of dal and curry
Doctor :   eat pulses
Doctor :   Snacking is restricted to fruits
Doctor :   in the evening
User :   what will sugar cause
Doctor :   Drinking 3 litres of water is much
Doctor :   better
Doctor :   per day
Doctor :   Sugar has extra calories
Doctor :   than what you eat in your normal food
Doctor :   Normal food does not require sugar to be mixex
Doctor :   mixed
User :   Then do i need to sweat myself or this diet is enough to stop my snoring and weight loss
Doctor :   Dinner eat less
User :   okie
Doctor :   Physical activity has no replacement
Doctor :   It increases the lung capacity
Doctor :   and more space
Doctor :   in the air passages
Doctor :   to let the air go out
User :   if take chapati it causes constipation for me
Doctor :   without sound
Doctor :   You might be drinking less water
Doctor :   that is the reason for constipation
User :   sometime back i have piles problem
Doctor :   along with the chapathi add a curry which
User :   now it's cured
Doctor :   has more fibre
User :   means raw curry ?
User :   please give me an example
Doctor :   again green leafy vegetable is the good example
User :   thanks docotor
Doctor :   pulses are good example
Doctor :   peas beans
Doctor :   nuts are good
Doctor :   eat 5 to 8 nuts a day
Doctor :   not more than that
User :   and small query i've black 2 blck tooth
User :   Sometime back a doctor has put some cement and closed the space
Doctor :   do you mean carious tooth
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes docotr
User :   recently that cement has come out
User :   some time i feel bad smell will come from my mouth is it becos of
User :   carious tooth ?
Doctor :   yes
User :   or cos of constipation my body is producing
Doctor :   Please brush your teeth twice daily
Doctor :   and floss your teeth properly after every eat
Doctor :   and check with the dentist again for the tooth
Doctor :   It may need removal
Doctor :   if the caries extends down
Doctor :   Constipation cannot cause odor int he mouth
Doctor :   Ok?
User :   Removal is lot of pain that is the worry
User :   oh okie
Doctor :   do not worry the local anesthetic is given
Doctor :   and it takes less than 2 minutes to remove the tooth
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Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   thanks docotr
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