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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hello
User :   hello sir
User :   obesity problem can u give suggesation
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender please
User :age 39 male
Doctor :   and do you have anyother medical condition ?
User :   no sir
Doctor :   like diabetes or high blood pressure?
User :   nothing else
Doctor :   what is your height and weight ?
User :   weight 75 height 6.4
User :   sorry heigh 5.8
Doctor :   ok
User :   everday walk in evening 3 to 4 km
Doctor :   well i am seeing your body mass index and you are slightly on the over weight scale ..
Doctor :   we will not call it obesity
User :   feb weight 73 and april 75
Doctor :   and infact your weight is something that we can easily control
Doctor :   now the most important factors are of course diet and exercise
User :   stomatch prob
Doctor :   acidity ?
User :   agree but which type of exercise
User :   yes acidity some time
Doctor :   i will give you all the details
User :   ok
Doctor :   now to begin with the good news is that in your case we dont have to go overboard your weight is easily manageable
Doctor :   you are already walking that is good
Doctor :   but we need to add little cardio in your daily routine
Doctor :   to begin with you need to start with brisk walking
Doctor :   30 min a day
Doctor :   and then move up to slight jogging
Doctor :   which will boost up your metabolsim
Doctor :   metabolism **
Doctor :   for diet you need to first add yogurt in your diet
Doctor :   thats a great remedy for acidity
Doctor :   rest as you must be knowing you avoid oily greasy food
Doctor :   add fiber in your diet
Doctor :   having minimum 8 glasses of water is a must
Doctor :   like i said your BMI is only slightly towards the overweight side and with just basic changes you will see the effects
Doctor :   salads are good appetizers
Doctor :   plus a good source of fiber
User :   thanks dr
Doctor :   your most welcome and i am glad you are taking care of yourself
Doctor :   have a good day
User :   good day sir
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