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Diet list for weight gain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hixxxx
User :   hi
User :   hi sir
Doctor :   hi
User :   h r u ?
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   im good thanks
Doctor :   how are you?
User :   i m fine
User :   i m 20 yrs sir and i dont have good weight
User :   i mean i am just around 50 kgs
Doctor :   what id you ht?
Doctor :   *is
Doctor :   your
User :   its around 168 cms
User :   i mean 5 ft 5 inches
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you always been this thin?
User :   yeah ... from child hood i m thin
Doctor :   your BMI is 17.7 - but that is the western std- it is is still on the lower side
User :   i have increased my weight by just 4 or 5 kgs from the past 3 years
Doctor :   how is your appetite?
User :   BMI ??
Doctor :   Ok- the BMI- body mass index- is
Doctor :   a calculation of your ht to wt ratio to put it in simpler terms
User :   ok
Doctor :   are you a poor eater/in a hostel?
User :   my friends say that i eat less
User :   yeah ... sort of
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i dont feel so ...
User :   i will eat until i feel that my stomach is ful
Doctor :   can you tell me what an average- normal meal you normally eat consists of
Doctor :   like if you eat chapatis- how many? etc
User :   actaully i m a southindian .... i dont use to eat chapathis 3 yrs back ... but after coming to the college ... i hav started eating chapathis for 2 yrs ...
User :   i usually had 3 chapathis and small quantity of rice
Doctor :   do you feel weak or lethargic?
Do you have any other health problems previously?
User :   i am active always .. i play cricket ( not usually )
Doctor :   are you vegetarian? do you smoke/ drink alcohol?
User :   i m a non vegeterian and i dont any other habbits
Doctor :   ok
User :   i usually keep asking my mom about this ... did i had any health problems ....
Doctor :   you can increase your weight gradually by eating the right foods and training exercises
User :   she told me that i was very weak when i was born ... and doctors adviced my mother to keep every one away from him for around 2 months when i was born
Doctor :   ok...
User :   me*
Doctor :   but it will take time- maybe a few years time
User :   can u advice any diet
Doctor :   if you are otherwise healthy now and able to take part in normal activities without getting too tired
Doctor :   yes- i will mail u a list- with the diet advice
Doctor :   is your Email : YYYY@YYYY
User :   ok
User :   yeh
User :   yeah
Doctor :   I will mail you a list- i know its difficult to follow strictly in college-
Doctor :   but stick to it as far as you can
User :   ok
Doctor :   regular exercise will also help you stay fit- even though you are lean
User :   i never did any exercise ..
Doctor :   don't avoid exercise
Doctor :   it is a good habit- do brisk walking/ jogging for a start for 30 minutes every day
Doctor :   it will improve your eating habits as well
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   yeah
User :   i have a problem of stammering ..
Doctor :   ok...
User :   i mean i some times stammer in the middle
Doctor :   when you are nervous?
User :   especially while speaking in my mother tongue
Doctor :   ok...
Doctor :   have you always had stammering?
User :   i try to get rid of this by speaking aloud to myself when i m alone
User :   yeah ... as far i know i lways had stammering
Doctor :   ok- speech therapy
Doctor :   is useful to improve stammering
User :   and i had never consulted any doctor for this
User :   this is the first time
Doctor :   speech therapy is not conducted by a doctor-
Doctor :   it is just explained to the person and his family and shows benefit-
Doctor :   the earlier it is started the better
User :   how does family help in that ??
Doctor :   family helps when the child is very young
Doctor :   as you are old enough
Doctor :   I will mail you a few steps you can follow
Doctor :   when i mail you the diet advice
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Its called the Lidcombe Program- if you want to read
Doctor :   more about it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no sir .. thank u very much
Doctor :   welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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