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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   Hi
User :   I am 26 years old
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I am suffering from obese.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   My weight is 80 kg and height is 160 cm
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i go for work out daily, however unable to reduce weight
User :   please advise
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid problems?
User :   no as of now. However, m worried as i may get these descase due to weight
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   No
User :   Morover, i am vegeterian
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
Doctor :   Body weight is predetermined by genes in the body, and is strongly affected by external and internal factors.
Doctor :   Those factors that affect the genes in deciding the body weight are diet, lifestyle, activities, medical disorders, hormone disturbances, infection and so on.
Doctor :   Of these factors the initial few factors are important.
Doctor :   Are you following?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what sud i do to reduce
Doctor :   There are various health programmes available which work on the principles of modifying these factors. DIet and exercises is the most successful programme that has helped many people in weight reduction.
Doctor :   So apart from the exercising, you will need to complement with a good diet. A diet low in calories and low in fat.
User :   how do i get details of diet
Doctor :   Generally any diet rich in calorie such as sweet, carbohydrate rich food such as all cereals, pulses, junk food such as sweets, regular coffee/tea, fat foods such as deep fried food, milk products such as cheese, butter and so on should be avoided.
Doctor :   Breaking your meals into small meals with plenty of fruits and vegetables are few general diet modifications that one needs.
Doctor :   A detailed diet modification can be best suggested by a nutritionist/dietician.
Doctor :   We have a few experienced dietician who can help you, if you are interested in taking their opinion.
User :   yes i will
Doctor :   Then our customer support team will call you after this chat and fix an appointment with dietician.
Doctor :   Please confirm your phone number.
User :   ok thanks a lot. My number is 0000
Doctor :   Apart from this diet, you need to follow weight losing exercises.
Doctor :   such as brisk walking, jogging, threadmill exercises.
Doctor :   Follow these exercises and diet which will help in weight loss.
Doctor :   Before concluding, I would also like to inform you of few more facts.
Doctor :   1. These modifications help in gradual reduction in weight which can only be expected after a few months.
Doctor :   2. Inspite of these modifications, if you are not successful in reducing weight, then you have to see a doctor to look for internal factors that could be disturbing the effects of this programme.
User :   yes workout i am doing already
User :   i will consult regarding diet also
Doctor :   3. Finally if you are absolutely resistant with all the plans then the last means of weight reduction is by liposuction, a surgical therapy.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   lets see if that also doesnt work, i need to consult doctor
User :   yes i have
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   Thaks a lot for your valuable time
User :   Not now. Good Bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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