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Lifestyle modifications to control thyroid and cervical spondylosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help ypi
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User :   Hi Doctor, I m fine. I have completed 50 years and by grace of GOD have overall good health except few problem like Thyroid & Cervical
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I want to know a solution which can cure these two niggling problems which trouble me off & on. I assume that inspite of best efforts I am not able to reduce my weight as well. I weigh 80Kgs whereas my height is 170 cms, with a medium frame
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have hypo or hyper thyroid?
User :   Hyper thyroid. Value of TSH has touched 198 last year, but now it is within the limits but with regular intake of Thyonorm 150
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   you need to continue the medicines
Doctor :   for thyroid regularly
User :   YES, without fail. First thing in the morning
Doctor :   you have hypothyroid not hyper
User :   OK
Doctor :   because
Doctor :   TSH high value signifies hypo
Doctor :   you can start weight reduction
Doctor :   by regular exercise
Doctor :   walking or treadmill for atlest 1.2 hr
Doctor :   to start with
Doctor :   1/2 hr
Doctor :   also you can do yoga or meditation
Doctor :   diet should be low in cabbage and cauliflower
Doctor :   and broccoli
Doctor :   avoid a lot of tomato allso
Doctor :   i suggest that you take more wheat than rice
Doctor :   avoid bread and maida products
Doctor :   avoid rice in the afternoons also if possible
Doctor :   also eat more salads and fruits
User :   Life style of xxxxx permits time only on Sat & Sun. Rest of the days I leave @ 07.30AM and come back not before 08.00PM. On week end days I go to Sports complex and play Table Tennis and jogging for around 3.00 Kms. As far as my diet is concerned I am quiet particular and very less eater. Just 6 -7 Chapaities in a day apart from Vegetables / Daal / Fruits etc.
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   but i still suggest that you try to incorporate an
Doctor :   exercise schedule into your daily activities
Doctor :   as its very beneficial
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   Will follow your suggestions to the extent possible. Even to burn my calories I have started driving myself (120 Kms a day), but cervical bothers sometimes
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Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   YES
Doctor :   ok
User :   Will get it touch again
Doctor :   whats the cervical
Doctor :   problem?
User :   Spondilitus
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you using a collar?
User :   No, Try to control with Yoga & Exercise only
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you sit for long hours before a computer
User :   YES
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   we will send you a document
Doctor :   on the computer related exercises
User :   That will be great
Doctor :   that you can do infront of your computer
Doctor :   also i suggest that you sleep on
Doctor :   a firm surface without a pillow
Doctor :   also avoid a lot of driving if possible
User :   I use special orthopedic pillow
Doctor :   as it may irrirate the nerves
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i also suggest a website called WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   for further instructions on diet
Doctor :   you should also get your thyroid levels checked every 6 months
Doctor :   We suggest to get the investigations done at an accredited and barcoded lab, like THYROCARE. You can find out the nearest location at WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   That I do and as per doctor's advice adjust the medicie as well
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   No, I have not checked it yet
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you received it?
User :   I will do that. Have U sent it on my email ID?
Doctor :   no it pops up on your screen
Doctor :   i'll sendit again to you
User :   That i have done
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   Catch U later
Doctor :   ok
User :   Bye
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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