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Digestion problem after eating chapathi - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi sir,
Doctor :   hi
User :   actually when iam taking chappathi or boori , its taking too much time for digestion
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when has this been happening
User :   for last one year
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any other health problem?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long? Please mention about the Sleep, Stools and Appetite also if you have problems with.
User :   i want to reduce my belly because of that i taking this type of food
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   try taking chapathi without oil
Doctor :   also avoid outside food
User :   Give me the tips for diet
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
User :   then
Doctor :   you should take small meals
Doctor :   at frequent intervals
User :   ok then
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   are you there Rajesh?
User :   24 , Male , Software Enginner , Bangalore , Un Married , 68 , 176 , NO
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you should eat more fibre
Doctor :   like fresh fruits and vegetables
User :   sir , What typeof food i can take
Doctor :   you can take phulkas or chapathi without oil
Doctor :   eat more fibre
Doctor :   try to exercise everyday
Doctor :   as it helps with digestion
User :   fibre in the sense
Doctor :   walking or treadmill helps
Doctor :   fruits vegetables
User :   tread mills
Doctor :   raw vegetables help
Doctor :   take small meals
Doctor :   also avoid lying down immediately after meals
Doctor :   tread mill also helps
User :   ok
User :   what is phulkas
Doctor :   chapathi without oil
User :   then, what and all i can take
Doctor :   avoid outside and junk food
User :   is there any restriction in food
Doctor :   not as such
Doctor :   try to avoid maida products like naan
Doctor :   and too much bread
Doctor :   if the chapathis are still causing trouble
User :   then
Doctor :   you may have to stop taking them
User :   whether i have to stop adding oil in dosa
Doctor :   the indigestion could be due to other causes
Doctor :   if you are trying to diet
Doctor :   then a little bit of oil in dosa is fine
Doctor :   just avoid oil in outside foods
User :   when we are in diet ,which is the best time to take break fast , lunch , dinner , and what type of food
Doctor :   i suggest breakfast at 8-9
User :   ok
Doctor :   then a small snack at 1130-1230
Doctor :   preferably fruits or raw vegetables
Doctor :   then lunch between 2-3
Doctor :   should be light
Doctor :   with equal portions of dal and curry
Doctor :   then a snack between 5-6
Doctor :   the snacks should again be fruits or vegetables
Doctor :   then dinner between 8-9
User :   fine
User :   thanks for ur valuable advise sir
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