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Over weight, diet plan requirement, Dysmenorrhea - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Good afternoon.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi Doc.. Gud afternoon
User :   23 yrs old
User :   i hv a question regarding weight loss
User :   Ht-- 150 cm
User :   wt-- 64Kg
Doctor :   Ok
User :   How can i reduce my weight?
Doctor :   Before I can explain that, may I know few details about you?
User :   sure..
Doctor :   Do you have any medical illness such as diabetes, thyroid problems in the past?
Doctor :   Can you confirm your gender?
User :   nope... my mom is diabetic
User :   gender -- F
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you tried any weight reducing measures?
User :   yup.. I hv done yoga for a weight didn't reduce through but i started looking slim
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain.
Doctor :   Based on the details given to me, your BMI stands at 28.4 which belongs to overweight category.
Doctor :   There are various weight reducing programmes available, the best being diet and exercise.
User :   okie...My work timing is 3pm-12
Doctor :   If your current yoga technique is helping in calorie burning, then you may continue them.
Doctor :   Along with it, you will also need to include few cardioexercise.
Doctor :   They help in significant calorie burning.
User :   k..
Doctor :   The best cardioexercise are brisk walking, jogging, cycling or thread mill exercises.
Doctor :   You may have to include them in your exercise schedule.
Doctor :   Be regular with these exercises.
Doctor :   These exercise needs to be supplemented with an effective low calorie diet.
Doctor :   A diet just sufficient to the needs of your body.
User :   ok...cud u plz provide me a diet plan?
Doctor :   Some general tips to reduce the calorie consumptions are as follows
Doctor :   1. Be regular with your meals than skipping meals. You may tend to eat more due to hunger, if you are skipping meals adding to the calories than while your eating regularly.
Doctor :   2. Instead break your meals into small and frequent meals. That is instead of 3 meal a day, you can make it 5- 6 small meals a day.
Doctor :   Let the alternative meals contain very low calorie diet such as fruit / vegetables / low fat milk and so on.
Doctor :   3. Restrict the use of sugars and other high calorie diet such as certain fruits such as water melon, fruit juices, junk foods, high fat milk and so on.
Doctor :   4. Whole grain cereal products to be used instead of refined products.
Doctor :   These are few simple tips on diet that you can practice.
Doctor :   Apart from this,
Doctor :   you can obtain a well planned diet from a nutritionist.
Doctor :   A dietician/nutritionist can plan you diet depending on the your current lifestyle.
Doctor :   We have an experienced dietician who is can plan a personalised diet for you (if you are interested)
Doctor :   Can I refer their service to you?
User : would be a gr8 help
Doctor :   One of our customer support member will call you shortly after the chat and will fix an appointment with dietician.
Doctor :   And the dietician will take it from their to help you with the needful.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Before I conclude
Doctor :   I would also like to tell you that
Doctor :   though this programme, that is diet and exercise programme
Doctor :   is the most effective and best way to losing weight,
Doctor :   the effectiveness of this programme is gradual and can be slow.
User :   How many kilos can i recuce if i follow the proper diet n exercise in a month?
Doctor :   It can take a few months (probably 2-4 months) when you can see the difference.
Doctor :   Hence you need to follow them as strictly as possible.
Doctor :   If you are not finding any changes in your weight after 3 months, it is probably that the plan is not right or you need to be more aggressive in it.
User :   ok.. i will try to follow it.....
Doctor :   Occasionally
Doctor :   when diet and exercises are not effective in reducing the weight,
Doctor :   there could be few factors hindering it.
Doctor :   One as I explained is irregularity or less aggressive plans.
Doctor :   The other factor that could prevent weight loss is presence of medical illness such as thyroid dysfunctions, ovarian disorders.
Doctor :   These medical condition are also likely if your periods have not been regular in the past.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   yes ... I have one more question regarding my periods..
User :   periods are regular but i'll have severe stomach ache
User :   every month i am having tablet meftal spas
User :   from past 8-9 yrs
Doctor :   This is known as dysmenorrhea.
Doctor :   May I know if you develop the pain before the onset of periods, during the period or after a few days following the periods?
User :   during onset of period.... during the pain for an 2 -3 hrs i'll nt having ny bleeding..
User :   once the flow becomes proper i'll not have stomach ache
User :   Till 2-3 yrs back i used to vomit as well
User :   but now only i hv stomach ache n tiredness
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Based on your description, it probably looks like spasmodic type of dysmenorrhea
Doctor :   which is very common among your age group.
Doctor :   Most often this is a normal condition which is expected to improve later in the life.
Doctor :   However if there is a change in the type of pain, if you feel that the pain is more intense and unbearable when compared to your previous periods,
Doctor :   you will need evaluation.
Doctor :   It could indicate a uterine pathology.
Doctor :   In such cases you will need to see a gynecolologist.
Doctor :   *gynecologist.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   yes..
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   nope as of nw
User :   thanks 4 ur help
User :   i'll be waiting for a call frm the dietician
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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