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Remedies for reduction of weight gain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Weight & Lifestyle
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
Doctor :   pls tell me
User :   i was just confused where to enter the querry
User :   so the delay
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have a couple of doubts
Doctor :   k
User :   you are providing e-prescription/advice
Doctor :   advice
User :   k
User :   so you wont suggest any medicines
Doctor :   the generic once we could help you with
Doctor :   k
User :   ever since I came here I have been steadily gaining weight
User :   almost 4 kgs in 10 months
User :   may be ven 5
User :   Iam 86 right now
User :   my height is though good (185 cms)
Doctor :   have you seen your BMI
User :   yes its 25.2
User :   just above the borderline
Doctor :   still a risk since the upper limit is always dangerous
User :   yes u r right
User :   tats y i am concerned
User :   this palce has only rice and allied diet regimens everywhere
User :   and since i work .. I cant cook
Doctor :   do you exercise
User :   no
User :   what exercises would u suggest?
User :   u seem busy
Doctor :   regular walk for 1/2 hr covering almost 4-5 kms
User :   as always ... doctors are busy
User :   ok
User :   will do that
Doctor :   there are 3 chats in progress
User :   treadmill would be ok?
User :   or walk down th eroad
Doctor :   Do you smoke or drink alcohol? If yes how much how often?
User :   oh sorry
Doctor :   as you feel comfortable
Doctor :   Does anybody else in your family have a weight problem?
User :   I used to smoke 3-5 cigs a day... now reduced to just 1
User :   drink is also regular
User :   no obesity hypertension history in family
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you tried any program for weight loss at any time before?
User :   never
User :   I was an athlete.. len thin and energetic
User :   this place & food has made me bad
User :   did my medicine grad from there
Doctor :   ok medicine graduation?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Doc are you?
User :   yes.. half doc
User :   *now
Doctor :   so you completed the degree in what if i can ask
User :   MBBS, MHA
User :   that is masters of hospital admin
User :   Healthcare Consultant
Doctor :   ok thats good man good job
User :   Business Analyst in Healthcare division
User :   now please tell me
User :   how much should I work out
User :   see smoke i have reduced
User :   and will soon curtail alcohol
Doctor :   Kcal energy deficit shall decrease the weight by one kg.
User :   OK
Doctor :   thats 7500 kcal :Jogging for one mile will burn only 150 cal of energy.
Doctor :   Skipping meals does not help to reduce the weight, instead the opposite
User :   Very right
User :   thanks for this
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
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User :   sure
User :   u sending me by e mail
User :   i just clicked on the quality of service
Doctor :   it should have poped up
Doctor :   on your screen
User :   answered that
User :   it was just one question?
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes thats all but you could give your comments
User :   can I get back to u in an hour??
User :   u wou;d be available
Doctor :   sure man catch you then
User :   or some other doc
Doctor :   we are here till 9pm
Doctor :   il be around
User :   "we"... I asked if u would be available
User :   ok
User :   bbye
User :   thanks
Doctor :   there are 2 of us if one is having three or more the othre will take it up
Doctor :   ok bye
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