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Obesity leading to laziness, fatigue - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi, good morning
Doctor :   good morning
User :   I've some personal problem. I'm struggling with tiredness, resulting in laziness
Doctor :   ok
User :   Now I'm working , last 6 month my output reduce to 60 %
Doctor :   ok
User :   Everything I've to do is shifting to last dead point.
Doctor :   ok
User :   I've less concentration, I can't concentrate more than 10 minutes on any activity. And I always prefer to go in sleep. Why this happening doctor?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help you in this
Doctor :   can i ask few relevant questions?
User :   sure
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight, Waist circumfrence.
User :   OK
User :   28, male, , 5.7" & 78 KG,
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs. If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   No, no drinking no smoking nothing, and never tasted also...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please mention about the Sleep, Stools and Appetite, any specific problems with them.
User :   Sleep is hobby which I like, working time 8 to 5:30 so wake-up 7 to 10 maximum in night,... fri & sat off-days, most of the times spend with sleeping. About appetite I'm not happy with the same, where I've some gas problem, which smells very bad. Also regarding stools it is very less and not a good motion.
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   No
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have similar complaints in the past?
User :   No, I was very healthy and smart in all my activities past before 1 year
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   your weight is 78 kgs which shows that you are overweight according to your height
Doctor :   so you have put on weight in this one year?
Doctor :   It shows you have moved away from the chat, so I close the window. Please log in again if you need further medical advice.
User :   I just got 8 KG in the last year
Doctor :   are you back?
User :   yep,.. My connection got lost
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so you put on 8 kgs in last one year
User :   OK, tell me doctor what is the problem, is this one some thing serious, what preventive measures I've to take.
Doctor :   previously your weight was 70 kgs which was ideal weight and was quiet normal but now you are in overweight category so it may be a reason that you are feeling bit laziness
User :   so what I need to do
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i want to know your feeling that do you think yourself that it may be the cause and you want to get rid of excess weight
User :   One more thing I forget to tell regading my skin, It is always dry and itching is there, and also have a small exeema like thing on my leg finger.
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok, what you want to know about my feelings
Doctor :   i want to know that if you feel that your laziness may be because of the exess weight

Doctor :   are you facing any problem because of the excess weight that you have put on?
User :   I don't think so
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so you are comfortable ?
User :   I'm happy with my circumstences,.. no mush tensions, not much reponsilbilities etc.. but the laziness really carving my life, because as I know this my time to grow on technical side, I'm not able to concentrate on all of the same.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i can understand your problem and i am trying to find out the exact cause of your laziness
User :   ok
Doctor :   Any history of Allergies/ Diabetes/ High Blood pressure/ Thyroid/ Heart disease/Asthma/ paralysis /Breathing problems
User :   I was having Asthma on my small ages, I think upto my age 12, after that I never face the same. No other problems i've as you mentioned above,....
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any family history of above mentioned diseases
User :   Yep, my father has diabetes & mother have blood pressure, allergies/skin problem is with some of my mothers family members. Nothing else didn't find on my direct relations
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is anyone in your family diagnosed with any thyroid problems?
User :   Yep, One of my cousin sister, my mother's elder sister's daughter
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have anything else to tell me about your problem?
User :  

I tried many things, like going to gym, some higher studies etc.. in order to overcome the same, but didn't continue any thing. And I'm thinking always positive and able to find out solution for the same, but failed to implement, every thing worked fine upto last year, please help me to get rid of the same.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   as your father has diabetes so you had gone for blood examinations as a routine screening
User :   That what I did 3 month back, nothing serious as per the clinical team
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what were the examinations?
Doctor :   i mean investigations?
User :   Because of this tiredness, I went to one of friends clinic, and he made a blood sugar checkup and said things are ok and normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   only blood sugar was performed
User :   yep
Doctor :   or any other investigations were performed
User :   no nothing, if you want any thing like that please let me know and I can do the same.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   in my opinion after reading your family and personal history
Doctor :   the cause of your laziness may be some thyroid problem
Doctor :   especially hypothyroidism
Doctor :   and other reason may be the weight
Doctor :   do you have changed your feeding habits in last one year?
User :   You mean my food?
Doctor :   yes

Doctor :   like have you started taking excess fried foods in the last one year?
User :   Yes I think, Now a days I'm eating different food at different time, and consuming some soft drinks, and chiken is a part of my day-to-day food, But fried foods like chips, snacks etc.. I think it is very less
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest you to go for thyroid profile
Doctor :   as you are having dry skin
Doctor :   and you have out on weight in one year
Doctor :   these may be symptoms of the hypothyroidism
User :   So how I can check this hypothyroidism, do you have any special test for the same which i can do here?
Doctor :   also hypothyroidism leads to slugishness
Doctor :   and laziness
Doctor :   yes i will tell you
Doctor :   do you feel cold?
User :   Yep, and I like heat always...
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   these symptoms which you have are all in favour of hypothyroidism
User :   ok,
Doctor :   you can go for TSH, Free T3 and T4
User :   OK
Doctor :   and get back to me with the reports
User :   sure, may I know to whom I'm chating with?
Doctor :   if the reports will be normal then we will think in some other direction
Doctor :   I am Dr
User :   Thanks will you be available always on the chat session, or do I need to ask for you?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
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Doctor :   and all our chat transcripts are saved
Doctor :   so they can go through it and will help you
Doctor :   you can also ask for me
Doctor :   i will be there then i will take up the chat
User :   Thank you Dr. Thanks for your time, will be back with report details, take care bye
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form?
User :   yep, and submitted
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   How can I refer you to my friend?
Doctor :   when i will close the window
Doctor :   then there will be a referral window
Doctor :   you can use that
User :   Thank you Dr. Nothing else now, See you soon, bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   One thing do I need have a paper from dr. to take the test?
Doctor :   in most of the hospitals you can write as reffered by self
Doctor :   and can get the investigations done
Doctor :   it will not be problem
User :   Ok doctor, thanks,... bye
Doctor :   bye
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