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Over weight, how to reduce? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 31-May-2013
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Doctor:Dr XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hello Doctor.
User:good afternoon
Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Proceed with your query.
User:i am a bit of overweight..i daily play shuttle batmintion for an hour..
User:for over an year..but still i am not shedding my weight..
User:Is shuttle batminton a good exercise?
Doctor:Any kind of physical exercise / activity is good for health unless you have a previous medical problem such as heart related or kidney related problems.
User:i dont have of shuch problems..
Doctor:Considering you are hale and healthy, yes shuttle badminton is good for you.
Doctor:I see that your concern is difficulty to loose weight;
Doctor:to address this issue better, may I know your age, current height and weight?
User:age is 28 , height 5:10 and weight :97
Doctor:Based on the details provided, I see that weight is definitely an issue here.
Doctor:Your ideal body weight should be 65 - 72 kgs and your current weight is above normal limits.
Doctor:And since it is way above normal limits, the most effective method to reduce weight is by strict diet and exercise.
Doctor:You can lose weight only when both the parameters work simultaneously
Doctor:and so just badminton will not work.
Doctor:We need to verify your current diet pattern and make some necessary changes to help you weight
Doctor:and to help you with this, we have expert nutritionist who can counsel your diet and make some personalised recommendations
Doctor:If you wish, I shall place a request on your behalf
Doctor:I am sure with the personalized diet and exercise, you should be able to shed the extra weight.
Doctor:Can I place your request?
User:how munch would this cost..
Doctor:It can be done free of cost.
User:do i need to come to your hospital.. or would you guys be coming to our office premisess.
User:but anyways you can take this request..
Doctor:Let me brief you about it.
Doctor:You may leave your concern, mentioning the details about your current weight / height and your diet pattern
Doctor:in the form of a query and post it to us
Doctor:using ask this specialist.
Doctor:A dietician will be able to reply to it and suggest you the changes you can make to your diet.
User:fine.. thank much
User:have a good day..
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
User:for my problem which i have explained you before..i am posting a question in ask a specialist
User:but what do i select in select a specality
User:there is no nutritionist
Doctor:Dietitian is the right expert
User:over there
User:evern dietitian option is not there
Doctor:check again it should be available
User:no sir.. just checked
User:its not there.
Doctor:Ok do one thing pick General Physician I will let the team know about it and send it to Dietitian
User:thank you
Doctor:Thanks you
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