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Measures to overcome facial obesity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   ya wanted sum Diet consultation
User :   as I received emaik
User :   email
User :   anyone there?
Doctor :   I am general practitioner.
Doctor :   In what way can I help you?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   sorry
Doctor :   Please explain.
User :   ya i wanted to know about weight loss
User :   actually,my weight is not too much
Doctor :   May I know your age, gender, your height, weight and waist circumference?
User :   24,Female,5.2inch,48,waist 30
User :   previously my weight was 45,and i think that was appropriate
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   ya
Doctor :   Based on your values, your BMI is within the normal limits, meaning your weight is appropriate for your age group.
User :   ok,,bt still i think i need to reduce as my weight shows on my face
Doctor :   However, your waist circumference is high compared to what is normal for women (normal values are under 35 inches).
User :   i mean i want to loose weight on my face
User :   ya bt my waist is 30 na
User :   so it is normal na,,,u said normal value is under 35 inches
Doctor :   Yes, its under normal limits.
User :   ok.
Doctor :   Facial obesity are indicators of other medical problems such as thyroid hormone problems and rarely renal problems.
Doctor :   Since your BMI and weight circumference are under normal limits, and if its only facial obesity, you need to consider consulting your doctor for evaluation of these hormones.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   ya
User :   so it will be only hormonal thing
User :   nothing else
User :   bt anyways,,,can u suggest me ways to keep weight in controll
Doctor :   Hormonal assistment are necessary, if you find there are facial obesity.
Doctor :   I would suggest you weight controlling measure too.
User :   like
Doctor :   Since weight is a measure of calorie which are inturn governed by your intake and physical activities,
Doctor :   proper weight control only happens with both control of diet and physical exercises.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Normal calorie intake in women is 1800kcal in a moderate worker, and any thing above it may cause over weight and obesity.
User :   ohk
Doctor :   Hence in general, low fat, low calorie intake are needed to maintain this level.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Use low calorie cereals such as wheat (more often) to high calorie ones such as rice.
Doctor :   Use whole grains instead of refined products.
Doctor :   Avoid deep fried products.
User :   okk
Doctor :   Junk food and deep fried food are sources of high calories, restrict those.
Doctor :   Whole fruits are better than fruit juices.
User :   accha,,,but ny specific food that helps in reducing weight?
Doctor :   Practise regular food habits and avoid eating at unusual hours.
Doctor :   Apart from this dietary changes practise physical exercises such as early morning walks, using stair instead of lifts, physical exercises, yoga and so on.
Doctor :   More details regarding diet can be obtained by sending a request for a diet plan.
Doctor :   Our dietician will speak to you at a prefixed time and suggest you a proper balanced diet which will help you in controlling your weight.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   ya
User :   when can i expect call from your dietician
Doctor :   Once we get the request from you, one of our customer care individual shall call you and fix an appointment.
User :   ok i will have to put individual request?
Doctor :   Our dietician shall call you at that fixed time.
User :   ohk
User :   Thanks a lot
User :   for your advise
User :   have a great day
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   ohk
User :   bye
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