Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
142 Doctors are Online

Obesity and BMI calculation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Good Posted in: Weight & Lifestyle
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help yl
User :   hi doc
User :   i need some suggestions
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Carry on
User :   doc u there
User :   for my height i am very obese
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Calculate your BMI
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   i did
Doctor :   What is it
User :   31
Doctor :   O thats high
Doctor :   What is your age
User :   25
Doctor :   1.)     To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   due to work and other things i don't get time to workout even
User :   Age:25 ; Occupation:Working ; Location:Bangalore ; Marital Status:Single
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes/ high blood pressure/ Asthma/allergies etc?
User :   no
Doctor :   6.)     Do you smoke or drink alcohol? If yes how much how often?
User :   yes i do
User :   smoke 3-4 times a day, drink 3-4 times a month
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor to rule out a medical problem for your weight problem?
User :   no
Doctor :   Does anybody else in your family have a weight problem?
User :   yes parents
Doctor :   have you measured the waist and hip circumfrence any time
User :   waist 35 and hip 40
Doctor :   So it is less than 0.95
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is the physical activity you do
Doctor :   Have you tried any program for weight loss at any time before?
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   I have to close this window as there is no response from your side. Please get back if you need any medical advice.
User :   i dont do much pysical activity
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So Do you have enough physical activity at work
User :   no i only sit on the chair
Doctor :   So dont have activity
Doctor :   For your age and physical activity you need a diet of 2000 kcal per day
Doctor :   and you should burn at least 2200 kcal per day
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   and you know 7500 kcal deficit can decrease weight
Doctor :   by 1kg
Doctor :   So you assess your self how much physical actibvity you have to do
User :   so how do i do that
Doctor :   to come to a leve
Doctor :   of BMI less than 25
Doctor :   First start with diet modification
Doctor :   no junks
User :   ok
Doctor :   No beverages, alcohol
Doctor :   You have to take the help of a dietician which
Doctor :   is very very important
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can get the dietician help at
Doctor :
Doctor :   You can put in queries or live chat
Doctor :   with the dietician at times
Doctor :   Start with mild exercise not more than 30 minutes
Doctor :   Dont say that you dont have time
Doctor :   and there is no alternatives like tablet
User :   ok
Doctor :   Just walk for 30 minutes and you know walking for one mile will consume 150 cal
User :   ok
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   See this site for general information
User :   ok
Doctor :   approved by the health dept of the country
Doctor :   which has obesity as an epidemic
Doctor :   have you observed recent change in weight for the last 6 months
Doctor :   You should know that BMI more than 30
User :   ok
Doctor :   increaes the risk 12 times
User :   yes
Doctor :   for heart diseases, diabetes, impotence, digestive diseases
Doctor :   So it is prime time for you to act
Doctor :   fast
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   any advice you can contact us
Doctor :   I would also recommend you to see the doctor to rule out the medical conditions causing the weight gain for the last 6 months
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   bye
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Lab Tests
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor