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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Weight Loss
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr....
User :   Hello doctor
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I don't have a specific medical problem however recently i have started putting on weight though there has been no change in my diet or life style
Doctor :   I am Dr.... and reading ur query
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location,
Occupation, Marital status, Height, Weight and Waist circumference.
User :   my age is 44,gender - female, occupation - banker , marital status - single - height - 155cms, weight - 63 - waist - i wear 38 size jeans (not sure of the waist size).
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines?
User :   no
Doctor :   Any history of Diabetes/ High Blood pressure/ Thyroid/ Heart
disease/Asthma/ paralysis /Breathing problems
User :   no history - though both my parents did have heart trouble - but that was in old age
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You may get some basic labs: CBC, BUN/Cr, Liver function tests
User :   Recently i did have a series of rashes - which my local doctor advised was hormonal
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   You need special advise from nutritionist. We have good nutritionists. Please go on line-health care magic and request dietary counseling for over wight. That will be useful. I understand you did not change any dietary habits lately. But i feel it will be useful
Doctor :   That service is free for you.
User :   ok thk you doctor
Doctor :   You also get TSh, t3 , t4 to look for hypothyroidism
Doctor :   I recommend these basic labs first
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   You also need exercise min 30 min of walk daily
Doctor :   This will the fats and reduce weight
Doctor :   I understand it is very tough task to do physical activity, but with proper scheduling and will power you can do the min walking daily or min 4 times/wk
Doctor :   Did I answer your queries?
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting us
User :   yes docyor
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bye and thank you
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