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Date : 18-Jul-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Weight & Lifestyle
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User:want to reduce my weight.
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Doctor:If you have issues with your weight, we have trained dietitians who can help you. I will make sure that a person from our customer service team calls you after this live chat and assist with your request
User:man m 21 yrs old, currently have 73 kg of weight
User:5 8' is my height
Doctor:Yeah I understand you have weight issues
User:so ?
Doctor:I do not think you have medical probems leading to overweight
Doctor:I suggest you for diet plan and exercise
Doctor:which you can get from a dietitian
User:nothing like that
User:yeah ok
Doctor:You can use 'Ask A Dietitian' servie
Doctor:Did you follow what I said?
User:ok i ll
Doctor:Is there any other question?
User:yeah some time i have chest pain when i eat oily tings
User:things *
Doctor:There are some diet that can increase acid secretions.
Doctor:some common food products that cause such problems include
User:actually initally i use to drink lot of coffe but doc recommend to reduce that
User:now i dont , but still rarely but it happans some time
User:any way to avoid that ?
Doctor:Hot and spicy food; caffeinated beverages, deep fried food, smoked food, aerated drinks, alcohol, smoking.
Doctor:I would recommend you to restrict consuming the diets that triggers such symptoms.
User:i dont smoke, dont drink alcohol
Doctor:In addition to the restrictions, you should take frequent small quantity diet.
Doctor:Since you plan to loose weight,
Doctor:this will also assist you.
Doctor:You can learn what to include in those frequent small meals from the dietician.
Doctor:Start some exercise, they also help in preventing the chest discomfort.
Doctor:Make sure you sleep adequately.
Doctor:Despite these measures, if symptoms persist, you will need 2 weeks of proton pump inhibitor drug such as esomeprazole and a gastroenterologist consultation.
User:sleep might be reason because i hardly sleeps 6 hr a day
User:is that ok
Doctor:Lack of sleep is a precipitator for hyperacidity and heart burns.
User:ok no its its not regular now its like in 3 months , but before that it was frequent
Doctor:Make sure you try to sleep at regular intervals. I suggest ateast 6-8 hours of sleep a day.
Doctor:The more unbroken it is, the better it is.
User:ok , i can try that
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