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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, I'm 23 years old and currently 15 kgs underweight, i'm trying to gain weight and for that i'm drinking 1 ltr of milk and 6 eggs in addition to my normal diet daily. But my new diet is causing a lot of gas and also boils and acne on my face, i think it is because of heat generated because of the eggs. what sould i do to counter the heat? Thanks for the help!!
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi doc
Doctor :   Let me read it
User :   sure
Doctor :   Consumption of excess eggs & milk
User :   yes
User :   i drink 500 ml in morning
Doctor :   does cause heat while being digested as they
User :   and 500 ml milk at night
Doctor :   are rich in proteins
User :   so what can i do to counter it?
Doctor :   but this heat has nothing to
Doctor :   do with the pimples
Doctor :   & boils
User :   but they just started.. they were not there before
Doctor :   Its the excess cholesterol in them
Doctor :   that causes this
Doctor :   May I know what your
Doctor :   height & weight
Doctor :   is
Doctor :   ?
User :   i am 5 feet 8 inches tall
User :   and my weight is 51 kgs
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   your BMI is 17
Doctor :   It must be above
Doctor :   18.5
User :   ok, so what all i can do to gain weight?
User :   and also how to counter this heat thing?
Doctor :   So you must be more than
Doctor :   55kgs
Doctor :   Forget the heat
User :   also i was told that taking liv 52 tablets increases your appetite.. so what should be the dosage?
Doctor :   it does not cause any problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is your appetite very low?
Doctor :   You said you are eating excess eggs & milk
User :   i don't really know what should be the average consumption but now i'm eating a lot
Doctor :   Good soi
User :   yes i drink 500 ml milk in morning and at night before sleeping
Doctor :   you dont need any
User :   also 4-6 eggs during day time
Doctor :   appetite stimulants
Doctor :   How is your other activities?
Doctor :   May I know your
Doctor :   profession?
User :   but i also consume beer often, so i heard liv 52 counters the toxins generated by them also
User :   i'm a software engineer by profession
Doctor :   Are you married?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you get any exercise?
Doctor :   Sports?
Doctor :   Walk?
User :   i stretch in the morning.. i used to jog but now because of rains i don't go
User :   also i thought jogging might prevent me from gaininng weight
User :   so can you suggest what all i should eat apart from milk and eggs
Doctor :   So your body gets no stimulus
Doctor :   hence it has
Doctor :   found no need to add muscle
User :   ok... so should i hit the gym?
Doctor :   This is the most important
Doctor :   consept that you must keep in mind
Doctor :   "The more you stimulate your body
Doctor :   more it shall grow in the direction of the stimulus"
User :   so should i jog or gym?
Doctor :   Plus keep the good job of
Doctor :   supplying it with adequate
Doctor :   proteins & carbohydrates
User :   doc quickly, 1 min to go...
User :   liv 52 how much?
Doctor :   Yes join a gym

User :   and what all extra to eat
Doctor :   No liv52
User :   ok
User :   and food?
User :   other than milk and eggs?
Doctor :   You are doing well with eggs & milk
User :   nothing else?
Doctor :   More nonveg will help
User :   thanks a lot doc!!
Doctor :   All the best
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