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Advice on diet and exercise for weight reduction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi how can we help you
User :   Hi... anyone there?
User :   hello sir...
Doctor :   pls tell me
User :   well i need some advice on weight management ;-)
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: User :   age: 23
User :   occupation Business analyst
User :   Location bangalore..
Doctor :   First criteria: BMI (body mass index calculator) pls calculate it from our heome page and tel me the value
User :   i did...
User :   thats why i'm here...
User :   ;-)
Doctor :   pls tell me the answer
User :   is there anyways to manage weight thru diet?
User :   one sec... i'll tell u
User :   ah.. its 27...
Doctor :   Pre existing medical problem
User :   nope...
Doctor :   Overweight
User :   yep... :-(
Doctor :   tried wt loss measures before
User :   never needed it... i was never above 73...
User :   last i checke i was 80
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor to rule out a medical problem for your weight problem?
User :   well no... but i'm presume its cause of lack of any physical exercise... sitting on a chair for 24 hrs a day!!!
Doctor :   Do you exercise regularly? If yes what kind of exercise and for how long?
User :   and eating whatever is quick and easy to cook... or eating outside in restaurants...
User :   i have zero exercise...
User :   no time...
Doctor :   Do you smoke or drink alcohol? If yes how much how often?
User :   smoke yes...
User :   very irregular... can range between 5 to 10 cigs a day...
User :   very rare cases it crosses 10...
User :   drinking is at a minimal... a couple of beers/pegs a month
Doctor :   Does anybody else in your family have a weight problem?
User :   well yes.. my dad's side
Doctor :   k
User :   i want to start taking care... with first putting my eating habits in place...
User :   i want ur advice on that...
Doctor :   ok wel you need to cut down on the junk foods as you mentioned
Doctor :   need to have a regular diet
Doctor :   small meals
Doctor :   frequently for upto 5 times a day
Doctor :   and follow a regular exercise pattern
Doctor :   or routine
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