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Increasing body weight and mass - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   actually i'm very thin guy. and wants to increase my weight n mass.
User :   can u help in this regard.
Doctor :   ok
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
User :   Age : 25 Gender: Male Occupation: Software Engineer Location: Delhi
User :   Martial Status :Single Weight: 52 Height :5 feet 9 inches Dependents : No
Doctor :   i will calculate ur BMI
User :   can i know wat is this BMI stands for ?
Doctor :   Body mass index
Doctor :   what is ur weight approx
Doctor :   52 isit
Doctor :   ur BMI is 17
Doctor :   normal BMI should be between
User :   ya 52kg
Doctor :   20-24.9
Doctor :   ur BMi is 17
Doctor :   ur underweight
User : it's less then normal.
User :   ya i know that, that's why i need to increase my weight.
Doctor :   u need have more calories and exercise
Doctor :   i will give u tips
Doctor :   as how u need to put on weight
Doctor :   Eat more calories
Doctor :   Eat larger portions and eat at least five meals a day
Doctor :   choose dairy products, fish and meat over bread. Choose eggs over vegetables.
Doctor :   foods with high protein content such as beans, pulses and peas, and foods with high starch content such as potatoes, rice, u need to eat this more
Doctor :   Consume a lot of high-calorie snacks (not junk food) such as cheese sticks, milk shakes, muffins, dried fruits, yoghurt and breakfast bars
Doctor :   r u able to follow
Doctor :   Drink a lot of fluids that supply nutrients and calories; milk, fresh fruit juices and energy drinks are good examples.
Doctor :   and u need to exercise
Doctor :   best weight training exercises for building muscle mass are free weight exercises like squats, dead lifts, bench presses, barbell rows, pull ups and bar dips
Doctor :   ok
User :   ya now days i tried to lake juuices and milk on regular basis..
Doctor :   PP WEIGHT GAINER 2200 GOLD-VANILLA Mix 3 rounded scoops to 700ml . of cold water or 2% reduced-fat milk. Blend throughly until dissolved. A blender is recommended for ease of mixing.
Doctor :   u can take this protein supplement
Doctor :   for 3 months
Doctor :   from XXXX
User :   ok..i think this one is an easy option..
Doctor :   i didnt get you
User :   bcz taking meals 5 times a day is not possible in my dails routine...
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok Dr. thanks a lot about all these information and advices.
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
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