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Diet prescription for weight loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Weight & Lifestyle
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi .. what the best way to lose wt fast
Doctor :   good morning
User :   good morning :)
Doctor :   sure i will tell you how to lose weight
Doctor :   i need to calculate the BMI
User :   I am waiting
User :   sure
Doctor :   can i have ur height and weight ,i will calculate it for you
User :   165 cm, 66.5kg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   your BMI is 24
User :   is that overwt
Doctor :   and withing normal limits
Doctor :   BMi of 20-24.9 is normal
User :   Can I ask for a friend of mine as well?
Doctor :   to lose weight u need to exercise and have strict diet control
User :   he is 182cm,82 kg
Doctor :   sure
User :   he is guy
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ur friend's bmi is 25
Doctor :   BMI of 25 means he is overweight,
User :   that means he is fat rite :)
Doctor :   he is overweight
Doctor :   it is simple all he needs to lose weight is exercise regularly and have strict diet control
User :   what sort of diet would help?
Doctor :   he needs to cut down the amount of fatty food he takes
Doctor :   no dairy products or junk food or chocolates
User :   ok ...
Doctor :   less of rice
User :   i thot milk was good ... my nutritionist asked me to take a glass of milk every nite
Doctor :   he needs to have more of greens, green leafy vegetables and fruits
Doctor :   yes he can take milk
Doctor :   but curds need to be avoided
Doctor :   are able to follow?
Doctor :   please ask if u have any doubts
Doctor :   are you there
User :   yup ...
User :   was noting it down ..
Doctor :   ok
User :   had another doubt ...
Doctor :   sure
User :   to stop hair loss
Doctor :   since how you have hair loss
Doctor :   how many weeks or months i mean
Doctor :   since how long u have this hair loss , sorry
User :   quite some time .. months..
Doctor :   ok
User :   i do straightening ...
User :   dont know if it is related
Doctor :   do u have any other medical problems or taking any medicine as of now other than hair loss
User :   no...
Doctor :   when u straighten ur hair
Doctor :   make sure ur hair is handled gently
User :   sure
Doctor :   ur hair follicle can sometimes be damaged if excessive force is used
User :   sure .. will do..
Doctor :   lack of iron will cause hair fall as well
User :   oh .. ok .. mebbe can have some tablets ..
Doctor :   hair fall of 80-100 is normakl
User :   can i have tablets everyday and for how long?
Doctor :   u can take these tablet
Doctor :   Cap.Becosules one cap after food at night time for 1 month
Doctor :   if the problem persists
Doctor :   please do consult a dermatologist
User :   will do ...
User :   thanks doc ...:)
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Healthcaremagic. Bye for now.
User :   ciao
Doctor :   keep smiling
Doctor :   have a nice day
User :   u too ... ahve a gr8 day
Doctor :   u too
Doctor :   bye for now
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