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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   madam i am putting on weight...what should i do
User :   hi
Doctor :   May i know your age , height and weight ?
User :   30
User :   5ft4inc
User :   60
Doctor :   if i am not wrong its 30 years and 60 kgs right
Doctor :   you are marginally over weight
User :   yes
Doctor :   may i know some details about your diet ?
Doctor :   i meant the timing , type and any foods other than regular meals ?
User :   breakfast: at 8 am (2 chapati and sabji
User :   lunch at 1.30(4 chapati and sabji)
Doctor :   ok,
User :   at aoround 6 p.m.bhelpuri/chips/biscuit
User :   at around 9.30 rice and fish/chicken,sabji,dal
User :   other than this 3 cups of tea
User :   in whole day
Doctor :   ok, may i know your gender and occupation ?
User :   female
User :   operations
User :   -hsbcinvestdirect
Doctor :   ok, i would consider the calorie intake is more for a sedentary worker like you
Doctor :   you have to cut down the calories
User :   like
User :   ...
Doctor :   i can suggest you some tips / foods which do have less calorific value
User :   tell me
Doctor :   and for the fact exercise and working out is always necessary to loose weight , prevent weight gain or to stay healthy
Doctor :   you have to lessen the carbohydrate content in the food
User :   what kind of exercise should i do
User :   ok
Doctor :   carbohydrate like sugar , starch ( rice and rice products ) milk shakes etc
User :   but i take rice one time
User :   a day
Doctor :   and increase the protein intake , like form chicken , fish egg white , pulses etc
Doctor :   avoid rice at al time , it will help you to loose weight faster
Doctor :   once you reach a target weight then you can reintroduce the rice into your diet
Doctor :   the number of chapatis is ok
Doctor :   but it would be better if you substitute the morning chapati with oats
User :   ok
User :   what type of workout you suggest for me
Doctor :   oats are good for digestion , make bulk of feces prevent constipation and prevent hunger by creating a fullness
User :   i am putting weight in my tummy area
Doctor :   ok , abdominal exercises and jogging will help here
Doctor :   and avoid adding sugar to the juices
Doctor :   and do avoid coffee
Doctor :   if you stil want to have them you can use sugar free sweetners
Doctor :   And you can have chats but do have a long gap between a chat and a meal
User :   i am planning for a baby is it good to do exercise
Doctor :   exercise is always good , you can proceed
Doctor :   if you are planning for pregnancy , dieting would not be a good idea now
Doctor :   anyway you will have to add more weight in pregnancy
User :   but i want to reduce the fat in my tummy area
Doctor :   you can exercise for the same
Doctor :   that will no where affect your fertility
Doctor :   you can go for aerobics like pranayamas
Doctor :   they are better
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   consume more of proteins , they are good for loosing weight and also a good preparation for pregnancy
User :   can i start brisk walking and
User :   jogging
Doctor :   yes,
User :   protein like
User :   ..
Doctor :   Egg white , fish , pulses , oats
User :   ok
Doctor :   also you can take protein powders like ENSURE
User :   can i start yoga
Doctor :   yes, but not straineous exercises
Doctor :   Aerobics are better
User :   ok
Doctor :   step dancing is also quite good
User :   what is step dancing
Doctor :   its a type of exercise in aerobics
Doctor :   there will be no much strain in such exercises
Doctor :   but still burn your calories
User :   can i do it at home
Doctor :   yes, but you need a initial coaching
User :   then suggest something which i can do it home
Doctor :   aerobic exercises ( pranayama ) like Kapalabathi are good
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can do al the aerobic exercises in home
User :   what is my correct weight
Doctor :   but you should know the correct method of doing , hence you need initial coaching
User :   i stay in kandiveli
Doctor :   ideal weight for your height would be 55 kgs , range would be 53 to 58 kgs
User :   can u suggest a good aerobics center
Doctor :   sure let me search for you
User :   ok thank u
Doctor :   i am sorry , i am unable to find aerobic centers in the place you mentioned
Doctor :   the above two are best for women
Doctor :   Are you there ?
Doctor :   Are you with me ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with ?
Doctor :   Are you able to read me ?
User :   i am getting pimples on my face
Doctor :   ok, since when did you notice them ?
User :   1 month back
Doctor :   ok, may i know there distribution ?
User :   ??
Doctor :   i meant are they more on the forehead cheeks etc ?
User :   on cheecks
User :   also i have dandruff
Doctor :   ok, Are they pus pointing ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   have you tried any medication for the same ?
User :   no
User :   i am just using one antidandrff shampoo
Doctor :   may i know which antidandruff shampoo ?
User :   medicated one
User :   i cant remeber the name but it starts with a
User :   white and blue botttle
Doctor :   ok, have you seen any improvement ?
User :   yes
User :   but it is till there
User :   sometime they disapper and appera again
Doctor :   since how many days are you using the same ?
User :   15 days
Doctor :   Use it for more than a month to see a better relief
User :   ok
User :   thanks a lot for your advices
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   ok bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
User :   have agreat day
Doctor :   you too

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