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Want to improve weight. How? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Oct-2013
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User:hello doctor
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:good evening
Doctor:Good evening
User:I am 25 years but my weight is only 33kgs, so I want to improve my weight, please advise me
Doctor:Can you also tell me your height?
Doctor:Your body mass index is 15.7
Doctor:It is low
Doctor:I think in your case High calorie diet will work
Doctor:High calorie food includes
Doctor:Milk products like cheese, butter, ghee, cream, ice cream etc
Doctor:Try to increase these in your diet
Doctor:Take regular food
Doctor:3 meals and 3 snacks in a day are a must
Doctor:Get tested for anemia
Doctor:As you may also be iron deficient
Doctor:Take nutritious food and pure drinking water
Doctor:Also get the basic tests done to rule out common causes of low weight
Doctor:Basic blood tests
Doctor:Are you there?
User:ok but I am working for night shifts, morning once I had breakfast I cant wake up for lunch
so directly I will have dinner at 10 pm. so please tell me if any syrups or powder's to had
User:I have done the blood test recently, they told my HG is only 8
Doctor:Then you need routine diet during night
Doctor:You will need hematinic
Doctor:like syrup dexorange 1 tablespoon daily for atleast 4 - 6 months
User:surely I will have the syrup
Doctor:You can also add proteinex or ensure to your diet
User:thank you for your valuable time
Doctor:But it cannot replace the diet
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
User:3 times I should tak ethe syrup?
Doctor:once a day
Doctor:take it with juice or water
Doctor:but not with milk
User:ok thank you very much, bye
Doctor:Rinse your mouth after taking
Doctor:as it may stain the teeth
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