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Belly fat increased after C-section. How can I reduce it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 08-Jun-2013
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User:Hi Doctor,
I am a mother of 7 months kid and had delievered by ceserian. My belly has not reduced yet.i put belt but it didnt come so less.please suggest me to reduce my belly as before.
Thank you.
Doctor:Seems like you moved out of the chat window
Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:Are you there?
User:Good morning
User:I am a mother of 7 months kid and had delievered by ceserian
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:need to reduce my belly as before
User:pls suggest
Doctor:I will suggest
Doctor:Hope you are using the abdominal belt still
Doctor:Aren't you?
User:yes sometimes
User:but will it effect now
Doctor:Use it on a daily basis
Doctor:It is important to get back the tone of the abdominal muscles
Doctor:along with it, also do abdominal exercises to make the muscles stronger
Doctor:Simple ones like crunches
User:how many months will it take to come as b4
Doctor:If you do the exercises and use the belt, it should be back to normal by 6 months
User:i already had 7 months
User:will it effect from now
Doctor:yes, it will show the effects now also
Doctor:Start doing it
User:k,shall i go any diet?
Doctor:You can plan a healthy diet for yourself
Doctor:Take a less carbohydrate food
Doctor:More of vegetable and fruits
Doctor:Plenty of fluids
Doctor:Avoid fried and oily food
Doctor:Practice it on a daily basis
Doctor:You should shed that extra weight soon
User:i really dont get time for exercises bcoz of office work
Doctor:You need to make atleast half an hour free for yourself to work out
User:for how long shall i do exercise
User:i also couldnt have proper sleep
Doctor:daily workout for 30 to 40 mins is fine
User:will it effect to my health
Doctor:probably make some time in the evenings and exercise, your sleep pattern will also improve with this
Doctor:Hope you are following me
User:yes yes
User:ok doctor thanks a lot for your consultation
Doctor:Pleasure is mine
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:i will surely do as you suggested
Doctor:Good luck
User:no Doctor
Doctor:Is that all for now?
User:Have a nice day :)
Doctor:You too
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
User:k thanks
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