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Diet and exercise for weight gain and management of hair fall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   i want to ask u onething
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   how can i put on my weight
Doctor :   Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   26 male single 66kg 5.11
Doctor :   Your BMI is 20.
Doctor :   The normal BMI for adult males is 20-25.
Doctor :   You are on the lower side of the normal range.
Doctor :   It will be sufficient if you just maintain a healthy diet.
Doctor :   I suggest that you take 2 glasses of Whole milk per day preferably with a protein powder like Proteinex.
Doctor :   You should also take small frequent regular meals instead of large meals.
User :   but i used to take powder
Doctor :   You should add eggs, soya, pulses, legumes and beans to your diet. Mutton and fish are also good.
Doctor :   The powder is just a supplement. Your regular diet should also be healthy.
User :   but my hair was falling
Doctor :   Add paneer, rajmah to your diet as often as possible.
Doctor :   Protein supplements do not lead to hair fall.
Doctor :   The hair fall may be due to micronutrient deficiency.
Doctor :   Take more fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains for the hair fall.
User :   means i did not understand
User :   ok
Doctor :   Fruits and vegetables are better included in your diet.
Doctor :   Also add dry fruits and dates to your diet.
User :   ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you follow this diet for at least 2-3 months for best results
User :   my weight is ok according my height
Doctor :   You should show a weight increase of 2 kgs per month,
Doctor :   anything more than that is not healthy.
Doctor :   You are proportional for your height as I told you before. You just need to add 3-4 kgs for toning up.
User :   i think my weight should be more than 75 kg
Doctor :   I also suggest that you try regular exercise like weights and
User :   m i right
User :   ok
Doctor :   Your weight can be anywhere between 65 to 78 kgs
User :   ok
Doctor :   Also avoid smoking and coffee as they prevent weight gain.
Doctor :   and decrease the appetite
User :   ok
User :   but recetly i suffer hair problem
Doctor :   If you take a high protein diet, hair fall will also be corrected.
Doctor :   You can take Cap. Zincovit 1 cap per day after food for at least 2-3 months
User :   ok
User :   but can i get the same from all medical stores
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   It is a multivitamin
User :   any shampoo
Doctor :   No particular shampoo is required, but you should better use herbal shampoos and avoid changing products
User :   for darndruff
User :   ok
Doctor :   For dandruff you should wash your hair as frequently as possible.
Doctor :   Have you used any medication for dandruff till now?
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