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Hypothyroidism and related obesity, Weight loss diet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am .Dr XXXXX
Doctor :   May i help you?
User :   what kind of help can be recieved from this service.
User :   Hello Doctor XXXX how are you.
Doctor :   Iam Fine
Doctor :   Thanks
Doctor :   you can get reply
Doctor :   to your medical querys
User :   is this something to do with online consultation
Doctor :   yes sure
User :   ok, great was just wondering how the service can be usefule to me. I have a query regarding the overweight
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   pleas proceed with the query
User :   I am an obese person and wonder how I keep puting the weight infact my diet is not that rich or full of junk meals
User :   my current bmi index is 33
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats obese
Doctor :   cateogry
User :   yes, that I know.
Doctor :   so you need to do be conscious now
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   I do not have a very rich diet nor take too much of junk food
User :   27
User :   next month 28
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you do any regular exercises?
User :   no
Doctor :   when do you wake up?
User :   5 in the morning
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   then you may take a glass of lukewarm water with honey or lime in it
User :   ok
User :   will that help
Doctor :   and go for a brisk 30 min walk daily
User :   My thyroid level is 15 will that make any difference, to that also
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   so you have hypothyroidism
Doctor :   it can cause obesity
User :   ok.
Doctor :   is it TSH value
User :   yes
User :   I am having this problem for last 5-6 years
User :   I was not following any medication till now
Doctor :   do you take thyroxine
User :   last month I started taking thyroxine
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is it in the morning?
User :   yes
Doctor :   with out food
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   is there any precautions that we need to take while using this drug
Doctor :   you need an combined approach
Doctor :   to reduce your weight
User :   ok
Doctor :   like medicines for thyroid
Doctor :   then exercise
Doctor :   like aerobics more
Doctor :   and diet control
User :   I have a very strict diet plan
Doctor :   can you explain in brief
User :   4 slice of bread, 3 chapati in noon and 2 at night
User :   with 4 servings of vegetable
Doctor :   ok
User :   2-3 cups of tea thats all.
Doctor :   what oil you use for cooking
User :   xxxxxx lowsrob
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   Your diet appears balanced and good
Doctor :   so you need to concentrate on doing exercises
User :   HMMMN
User :   sorry for caps
Doctor :   and atlast your TSH level should be like .3
User :   ok
User :   does that have lot to do with my obesity
User :   level 15
Doctor :   less than 1
Doctor :   yes sure
User :   ok, thanks doctor for your help understanding the root cause
User :   great help
Doctor :   thyroxine is the hormone that helps in body metabolism
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting...
Doctor :   Login anytime for help....
Doctor :   Bye for now...
User :   Have a great day. Bye
Doctor :   Nice talking to you...
User :   same here
Doctor :   Bye
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