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Acidity, sinusitis, diet advice - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query.
User :   I just had a chat with a dietician
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I wanted to follow a protien rich diet
User :   for about 2 weeks
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Did she mention it to you.
User :   with only kellogs and oats as the carbo source
Doctor :   ok
User :   then return back to normal diet with some walking put in
User :   No, the diet I am talking about is sourced from magazines
User :   and internet
User :   I want to do this because home food like chapathis are also bloating me up
User :   Fruits and veggies and egg whites are also part of the diet i plan to follow
Doctor :   ok, Do you want specific diet plan by a dietician?
User :   I have asked her for a specific diet if possible
Doctor :   From health car magic or different source.
User :   My query is do you find anything seriously wrong in the diet I plan to follow
User :   From healthcare magic only
Doctor :   Only high protein diet with low carbohydrate and fat is not good.
User :   The dietician has told me that she will recommend a balanced diet
User :   ok
User :   even for 15 days?
Doctor :   You must have always a balanced diet. You must trying to work out in gym, since you are asking for protein rich diet.
Doctor :   15 days is ok.
User :   Then I will try to follow my diet for 15 days and then take on the balanced diet which will be recommended by the dietician
User :   will this be fine?
Doctor :   yes.
Our body is fashioned in such a way , that we need everything in equal amounts.
User :   The context is that I hope to lose some weight in these 15 days
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok, but walking with low fat diet is fine for loss of weight. People who take protein rich diet for long time will damage their kidneys.
Doctor :   SInce you are doing for 15 days it is ok.
User :   ok
User :   I am a vegetarian and the only protien foods I know of is Nuts, Egg, sprouts
User :   Can you recommend ?
User :   I have Flatulence,Acidity
User :   I can have protinex too
User :   I had it from childhood but stopped somewhere in between
Doctor :   Beans, lentils, peas, dhals contian high protein but cause gas.
User :   ok
Doctor :   So avoid this.cheese, green peas fresh is fine,soya, nuts,
User :   ok
User :   I have one final query
User :   regarding my sinus problems
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I get frequent sinus allergies
Doctor :   ok, are you any medication.
User :   Cold, nose block, sneezing.... the complete package
Doctor :   Do you get this in the morning.
User :   Yes, whenever it occurs
Doctor :   Do you family history of asthma.
User :   like rhinostat, terfed, some antibiotics, allercet etc...
User :   I am currently trying homeopathy too
User :   Owing to this I can't do many exercises including Yoga
User :   no history of asthma
Doctor :   But it can come back after a year.
User :   I have a nsal block a flesh growth
Doctor :   So keep doing exercises early morning, it will reduce.
User :   Do you think its a good idea to get operated?
User :   early morning exercise-walking will be enough?
Doctor :   Nasal block needs to be checked.
User :   ok
Doctor :   It can be cancerous sometimes.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any bleeding.
User :   no
Doctor :   Does it keep growing, difficulty in breathing?
User :   from nose no
User :   there is difficulty in breathing
User :   I can know when i try to inhale
Doctor :   ok, then you definitely need to get it checked , send for biopsy if required and remove it.
User :   Deep breathing is not recommended right?
Doctor :   Deep breathing is fine.
User :   ok
User :   Thanks Doctor
User :   It was helpful. I will follow your guidelines
Doctor :   Ok, you can take Septilin for sinusitis
User :   ok.
User :   but am not taking it regularly
Doctor :   No relief?
User :   I am not motivated to take it
User :   since I was not sure how long to take it
User :   and how helpful it would be
User :   You know with frequent colds, it is highly demotivating
Doctor :   These are not harmful.Since you have started homeopathy, you continue the same . You will get relief in homeopathy in 15 days.
User :   Does deep breathing (Deep inhalation) push the phlegm to the sinus area? or is it a myth?
User :   ok
Doctor :   But avoid spicy foods and tea coffe during this treatment.
User :   ok
Doctor :   That is just myth.
Doctor :   Do you have any more queries.
User :   Am done with. Thanks.
Doctor :   Kindly login for further medical queries.
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