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How to reduce weight and waist? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 31-May-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Heloo Sir
User:I want to reduce my weight
Doctor:May I know your age, gender, height, weight and the waist circumference?
User:Am 32 yrgs, Gender:Male, Height 5'8, Weight 75kgs, Waist 34
User:Also I want to reduce my waist size
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Based on the details provided your weight is just under limits.
User:Is it sir
Doctor:Waist circumference is in normal limits.
User:Ok Sir, Thanks
Doctor:For your height the normal limits are 55 to 75 kgs, but I would prefer you to loose 5-6 kgs to make it perfect.
Doctor:So I would suggest you to try cardioexercise which are intended for calorie reduction.
User:Yes Doc, am looking for the same
Doctor:The exercise which are helpful here are brisk walking, jogging, swimming, thread mill work out, cycling, etc.
User:ok doc
User:Also can you pls suggest for multi-vitamin tablets for my wife
Doctor:You need to start them gradually let say for 15 - 30 minutes a day for 5 days a week
Doctor:and gradually increase the time to an hour or two
User:Sure Doc
Doctor:depending on your availability.
Doctor:This needs to be done on constant basis for 2-3 months and you should be able to loose the extra weight.
Doctor:In addition to this, avoiding eating junk foods, any thing which is too oily.
Doctor:Add less amount of sugars to your coffee/tea.
User:Sure Doc, thanq
Doctor:Break your meals to short frequent meals say 5-6 meals per day and let
Doctor:the alternative foods be containing only fruits and vegetables.
Doctor:With these measures, you should be able to loose some weight in the 3 months time.
Doctor:Hope this helps.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:yes, Also can you pls suggest for multi-vitamin tablets for my wife
Doctor:Multivitamin pills, the current theories say it doesn't have any major advantages if a person is hale and healthy.
Doctor:It would benefit her if she has some deficiency or if her diet doesn't contain good fruits and vegetables.
Doctor:however if you have some specific vitamin in mind, I can name a few brands.
Doctor:*It becomes necessary if your wife has some anemia or if she is planning for pregnancy.
User:Vitamin A, C & D
Doctor:Most vitamin preparations contain vitamin A and C in it,
Doctor:However if you are specifically looking for the 3 groups you may try
Doctor:1. Thiamine tablets.
Doctor:2. Evion C
Doctor:3. D - up granules.
Doctor:The last one comes in a XXXXXXX and can be taken once a week for 2 months.
User:Thanks for answering all my questions and queries
Doctor:Or alternatively, you may just try the D-up granules with eldervit (combination of vitamin a and c)
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:No Sir
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:Thanks for spending your valuable time
User:bye doc
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