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Ways to increase weight,diet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i am 26 yrs and my height is 5 feet 6 inches but my weight is only 48 kg
Doctor :   Hi
User :   thats why my BMI is very low
Doctor :   What is your BMI
User :   its low
User :   i forgot the value
User :   but its not even in medium
Doctor :   What is it was my Question
User :   sorry?
Doctor :   BMI what is the value
User :   i said if forgot the value but the level of the meter was showing low
User :   there are 3 levels min med max
User :   it was below med
Doctor :   ok
User :   anyway that means its not normal
User :   and my body is alwayz cold
Doctor :   I shall look for it myself and then shall be able to tell you what you might ned to do to improve it ..
User :   i get chills and can't tolate cold. i also suffer from cold very easily
User :   what u want to look?
Doctor :   I think that you might need to check your values of the Immune status Debojit ..
User :   but i have done a routine blood check including HIV but everthing was normal
Doctor :   Since low immune status also can lead to the similar picture have you got your HIV tested
Doctor :   So now that you have got all the investigations that are normal can you tell me what are your parents weight a
User :   doesn't that make any sense?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can we proceed from there
User :   what this has to do with my parents? My father is heavy but my mom is light but don't know their exact weight
User :   hey i heard that insulin could increase the body weight? if thats true cani take insulin injection?
Doctor :   No there are reasons for giving insulin and not that all take it
User :   so is there any medicine that could increse my weight?
Doctor :   all can take it so you either need to be a diabetic or need to be a Type1 or typr 2 diabetic to take insulin
Doctor :   Yes the medications are like B Protein Powder that you can take as nutritional supplement and that need sto be taken
User :   but i don't understand one thing... some people gain a lot of weight if they don't excercise but in my case why i am not gaining weight? I don't workut much!
Doctor :   along with milk that can increase teh wight
User :   by the way what should be my normal weight according to my age?
Doctor :   that is why i asked what is the average hweight of your parents since genetic influnce will play a major role in increasing the weight
Doctor :   It should be between 55-65 Kg at least
User :   that means i have to gain 8 kgs more
Doctor :   keep it 10 minimum that you need to
Doctor :   increase
User :   and one thing... you said i should take foods rich with protien and fat but when i continue taking on-veg, i lose weight but when i take only my cooked non-veg food at home, i gain weight quickly
User :   do u hav any explanation for that?
Doctor :   No that is some thing that i have no answer to as i do no tquite follow it
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User :   but i also heard this that if i am taking 100 kcal food then my body may not absorb 100kcal and if i m not taking 100kcal food for 1 month that also doesn't mean that i will lose 100kcal
User :   so whats the secret of weight gain n loss?
Doctor :   Regular exercise and good diet habits and adequate water 4-5 liters a day will be essential
User :   i also know that and that an easy advice but its not helping me
Doctor :   It is not easy advise that i have given you but you need to follow it and that is where the key lies to the success of staying fit
User :   by the way can the brain absorb all the protien the body needs if the brain thinks too much? can that be the reason?
Doctor :   No there is some thing called the minimum energy that tissues need and then
User :   ok but why i asked this because i think too much and i get a lot of anxiety
Doctor :   any thing apart from there will not be excess intake hat
User :   thats why i didn't eat well during my growing stage
User :   And one big question i have
User :   i am 26 yrs but i look like i m only 20
User :   if u see my skin, its very young
User :   and thats why i can't get along with the friends of my age
Doctor :   ok
User :   no one things that i m 26 and i look like a collge boy
User :   whts the reason behind this because all the guys of my age looks older than me
Doctor :   but then you will need to add them as apart of your diet that
User :   what? i didn't get u
Doctor :   I have mentioned the diet in the earlier chat that we have had
User :   that u mentioned for my BMI problem but what about my aging disorder?
Doctor :   That is nothing to worry as most men and women want to look younger than your age and that is waht you are looking
User :   ok but am i growing or not?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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