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Query about BMI and weight control - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Weight Loss
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   ru there
User :   hi
User :   how are you?
Doctor :   very well thank you
Doctor :   how about you
User :   i want to know how to control weight ??
User :   and reduce my weight?
Doctor :   BMI (body mass index calculator) have you done that on our portal
User :   no sir
User :   how can i do this?
Doctor :   pls do that and tell me the value
Doctor :   tell me your height and weight
User :   my height is 184 cm
User :   weight 95
Doctor :   your BMI is 28 it falls in the over weight category
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location:
User :   so what to do?
User :   19 complete
User :   software engineer
User :   gujarat
Doctor :   Have you ever been diagnosed with Diabetes/ high blood pressure/ Asthma/allergies etc?
User :   no
User :   i have no prblm like that
Doctor :   Do you smoke or drink alcohol? If yes how much how often?
User :   no..nver
User :   neve smoke or drink
Doctor :   Does anybody else in your family have a weight problem?
User :   my father
Doctor :   ok What is your daily diet?
User :   he has overweight after marriage
User :   i take 5 roti in lunch
User :   and 4 roti dinner
Doctor :   have you asked him if that runs in the family
User :   what?
Doctor :   the obesity
User :   no
User :   my grandfather has no prblm of over weight
User :   only me and my father
Doctor :   ok
User :   how can i reduce my weight?
Doctor :   Have you measured the waist and hip circumference any time?
User :   no
Doctor :   whats your waist
User :   38
Doctor :   oh
User :   give me sugesttion
Doctor :   Waist/hip ratio above 0.8 and 0.95 in women and men respectively have increased risk for heart complications and metabolic problems like diabetes. This is in fact called Abdominal fat
User :   ok
User :   can you give me diet?
Doctor :   pls look into
User :   what should i have to take and not to take
Doctor :   that link that i gave has it all
Doctor : - The Truth about Diet, Fitness, Nutrition and Weight loss
User :   whats weight is good for me?
Doctor :   you need to be within
User :   how much weight?
User :   you there?
Doctor :   below 80kgs
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Yes, as I am chatting with many patients Please bear with us for a reply
User :   any good tips for weight loss?
Doctor :   restrict your diet and get in to exercise
Doctor :   regularly
Doctor :   Jogging for one mile will burn only 150 cal of energy.
Doctor :   900 + (10 times the body wt of the person), the total is multiplied by 1.2 ( for sedentary persons like Software, bankers, shopkeepers) , by 1.4 ( moderate activity like sales, marketers etc) , by 1.8 ( for severe physical activity like athletes, persons who go to gym, labors
Doctor :   pls fil this form
Doctor :   tell me when you are done
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   i can join gym also
Doctor :   pls do but make sure you do that regularly
Doctor :   if you stop you will put on more weight than what you are
Doctor :   now
Doctor :   ru there
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   ru there
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Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice.
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