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Diet and exercise for weight reduction for an asthma patient. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hai
User :   Gud Afternoon
Doctor :   Hi, How can I help you
User :   Dear Sir i am overweight
User :   i am 5.7 Inches and weighting 104 Kgs..........
Doctor :   How much is your weight & height ? profession ?
User :   How do i can reduce my weight?
User :   Software Engineer
Doctor :   Your weight is a dangerously high level.
User :   k
User :   what i hav to do?
Doctor :   You need to see a dietician.
Doctor :   However
User :   k
Doctor :   Before you get time to do that, Please move to the following
Doctor :   regimen
User :   what is that?
User :   regimen ?
Doctor :   Have decent breakfast, little lunch & only salads / fruits
Doctor :   for dinner
Doctor :   regimen is dietary habit
User :   Sir i have asthma........
User :   if i go for jogg i will get breathing problem........what i can do sir?
Doctor :   Since we have other patients on the line,..we would request you to pose one query in this session
Doctor :   To handle your weight related query
User :   k
Doctor :   The first thing I need to tell you is that you need to look into ur eating habits
Doctor :   Do you have habits of binge eating?
Doctor :   Do you have a lot of snacks in between food?
User :   what is that binge eating?
Doctor :   Binge eating is munching on food all or most of the time
Doctor :   And about your profession,...S/W professionals are very likely to besedentary most of the time
Doctor :   Let me give you one suggestion,...look at your body as the result of the following equation---(Food intake-Calories burnt=body weight)
User :   yeah.........sir
Doctor :   So u can reduce food intake which can be through proper dietary habits,...
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   And also burn more calories,..which can be throguh greater excercise
User :   what abt excersise sir?
User :   which exercise i can do sir?
Doctor :   And regarding exercise,....if u have asthma and are prone to attacks
Doctor :   What u can do is do Long walks
Doctor :   And keep ur inhaler with you, just in case
Doctor :   Dietary habits- HEavy breakfats-decent meal and light dinner
Doctor :   Non-vegetarian and fatty oily foods should be vaoided
Doctor :   And most importantly
User :   shall i take heavy breakfast>
Doctor :   do not expect ur weight to fall down in kilos
Doctor :   be realistic and stick to a routine for a couple of months
Doctor :   and see if u have any results
Doctor :   If u follow wht I have suggested
User :   how many months it will take me to reduce down sir?
Doctor :   it shud drop
Doctor :   Try for 2 months
Doctor :   u shud see a difference
User :   k
Doctor :   Other patients are waiting in queu
Doctor :   thanks
User :   i have one more doubt
Doctor :   Ciao!
Doctor :   is it regarding weight loss?
User :   i will get eye irritation after my work?
Doctor :   Since it relates to a different query, I suggest that you log in later in the day,..
Doctor :   We have heavy traffic
Doctor :   See u again after sometime
Doctor :   thanks
User :   Hai
User :   Hello sir
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