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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi,i am 29 & weigh only 44 kg.for the last 10 yrs my weight has been the same.
User :   hi
Doctor :   hi dr XXXXXXXX here
User :   hi doc
User :   i am under wieght
Doctor :   plz provide ur height
User :   my age is 29 & I weigh only 44kgs
User :   165 cms
User :   5.6 ft
Doctor :   ur BMI is 16, normal range is BMI is 19 - 24
User :   yes i know
Doctor :   u need a good exercise and diet regime to put on weight
User :   give me a solution to increase
Doctor :   ur ideal weight for height should be within 55-65 vkgs
Doctor :   *kg
User :   i have a good diet but weight doesnt increase
Doctor :   give ur details of a day from the time u wake up to the time u go to bed
Doctor :   ur routine
User :   ok
User :   i wake up at 6.00 in the morning
User :   brush & have 2 glass of water
Doctor :   along with timings of ur food and what u tend to eat (quantity0
User :   then take bath have a coffee & leave for office at 7
User :   at 8.00 i have my breakfast of idly or dosa or upma
Doctor :   HOW MANY
User :   4 idly or 2 dosa
User :   at 2 have a proper thali
Doctor :   do u have any kind of fesh juice along with it
User :   or biryani
User :   no
User :   at 6.00 just have some snacks
Doctor :   so u don't have a mid day snack around 11am
User :   10.00 clock have chapathis at night or dal rice
User :   no
Doctor :   I will start suggesting changes in your diet
User :   ok
Doctor :   so that u can start incorporating that
Doctor :   start your day as usuall at 6 am and have a glass of milk 200 ml with 3-5 Threptin biscuits
Doctor :   then go ahead with morning walk or jog for about 20-25 minutes
User :   what is threptin biscuits
User :   no time for that doc
Doctor :   come back finish your freshening up and have breakfast as usual
User :   my office starts at 7.45
User :   i have to travel almost 40kms
Doctor :   Threptin biscuits are protien biscuits given for weight increase
User :   will the medical shop give me without prescription
Doctor :   so instead of your coffee have the milk
Doctor :   and yes you will get it in any medical shop
User :   ok
Doctor :   try to get up little earlier to accommodate atleast 15 minutes of walk
User :   ok
Doctor :   go ahead with breakfast as usual
User :   ok
Doctor :   around 10:30-11 AM, have a handful of dry fruits like almonds, cashews, raisnins, walnuts, pistas (about 5 of each)
Doctor :   do take non-vegetarian food?
Doctor :   *do you take non-veg food?
User :   no
Doctor :   have your usuall lunch, try to have a combination of chapatis and rice for lunch along with a high protien side dish like chick pea curry or rajma curry, or soya curry
Doctor :   have a sprout salad (a cup) after 1/2 hour of lunch
Doctor :   or a fruit after 1/2 hour of lunch
User :   ok
Doctor :   for evening tea have some snack along with tea/coffee. you can have a veg sandwich with extra cheese or a burger or some biscuits or a milk shake (dry fruit preferably)
Doctor :   take your dinner by 8:30 - 9:30, again have a combination of chapati and rice, about 2 chapatis and a cup of rice with dal , veg and salad or curd raita
User :   all this is fine doc but practically not sure how much it will work
Doctor :   have a dry fruit milk shake or warm milk with Protienex powder 2-3 spoons after 1/2 hour of dinner
User :   can u suggest some tablet for support
Doctor :   with the proper efforts you wil see changes.
Doctor :   i have given you two supplements already one in form of biscuits and one in form of powder, to be taken daily. you will not require any tablet
Doctor :   tablets also come with side effects
Doctor :   so try and avoid them
User :   instead of powder can u suggest some tablet or capsule
Doctor :   for a detailed discussion and diet advise take help of our diet and nutrition services.
User :   ok
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   but following this how much weight can i put in a week
User :   1/2 to 1 kg
Doctor :   for the prescription of tablet you will need to meet a dietitian or a nutritionist in person, who after examining you will decide on the prescription of tablet
User :   where can i meet them
Doctor :   yes, following this regime you can expect to gain about 0.5-1 kg weight per week.
Doctor :   where are you located?
Doctor :   give me a moment, i will get back to you with details.
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok, so you can ask to meet a dietician or nutritionist
Doctor :   after your master checkup
User :   i am also suffering from some pain in the chest
Doctor :   you can take help from us in getting appointment
User :   doc i forgot to tell you that i smoke
User :   i ahve reduced from 2 pacs to 1/2 pac now
Doctor :   ok. continue to reduce your smoking
User :   i have been trying to reduce 1 cig permonth
Doctor :   smoking increases BMR , so even if you eat more you will not put on weight
Doctor :   as all calories taken will get burnt fast
User :   is there an alternative to stop smoking first
Doctor :   reduce 1 cig per day or per week
User :   tried but in vain
Doctor :   try with nicotine chewing gums to help you quit
User :   i am a finance manager for a MNC & also an audit manager
User :   whats is a nicotine chewing gums & where do i get it
Doctor :   they are chewing gums impregnanted with nicotine
Doctor :   they help in qutting smoking
Doctor :   as it is difficult to quit due to the nicotine in cigs
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