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Pain in knees, diet changes to reduce weight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes
User :   I have a little problem if u can help
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   For last few days I have been experiancing little pain in my knees
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am 32/male/working for a bank/bangalore/married/dependents - yes
Doctor :   isit both the knees?did u sustain any injury to the knee or strain ur knee?
User :   it is in both the knees..i have not sustained any injury
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have fever or sore throat
User :   no
Doctor :   r u over weight
User :   YES
User :   i m 5'11 in height and my weight is 89kgs
Doctor :   can u calculate ur BMI from the link below
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   ur obese
User :   ok
Doctor :   ur BMI is 40
Doctor :   normally it should be between 20-24.9
User :   what is BMI
Doctor :   body mass index
User :   is it the reason for pain
Doctor :   ur sorry ur bmi is 27
Doctor :   ur weight might be the problem
Doctor :   u need to loose weight
Doctor :   also get an Xray t of the knee if the pain persists
User :   i m trying to
Doctor :   u can apply this oint
Doctor :   MYOLAXIN
User :   do u recommend any particular excercise
Doctor :   twice daily
Doctor :   u can work out under guidance of trainer
User :   i do 20 minutes of cycling in a gym
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can have brisk walk for 30 mins to 1 hour
Doctor :   once ur knee pain is reduced
Doctor :   u can cut down cycling and go on thread mill
Doctor :   if u love swimming
User :   treadmill is better than cycling ?
Doctor :   u can swim for 30 mins
Doctor :   thread mill is better
Doctor :   it depends on which u feel comfortable
User :   ok
Doctor :   increase the workout gradually
Doctor :   dont over stretch urself
User :   ok
Doctor :   start with 15 mins
User :   i also do 10 minutes of ab crunch excercise
Doctor :   then go on increasing the time
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns. For all weight problems, please visit and register at, you can also call them alternatively at 0000
Doctor :   try cutting down the amount of rice and fatty food u consume
User :   what shud be the ideal weight for my height
User :   even boiled rice shud be avoided
Doctor :   65-77
Doctor :   should be fine
Doctor :   yes all types of rice
User :   i consume rice atleast once a day but only boiled rice
Doctor :   try to cut down amount of rice u have
User :   ok
Doctor :   try switching over to wheat
Doctor :   also avoid dairy products and chocolates
Doctor :   Please fill this Feed back form I send, while I type the necessary information, say done when done.
User :   i only take 1 glass of milk in a day. SHud i cut on this too
Doctor :   u can take this
Doctor :   try to eat more of greens,vegetables and fruits
User :   is banana or mango ok
Doctor :   u can ask the dietician
Doctor :   and get personalized diet menu
User :   thank u
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic, If you like our Services please refer your Friends and relatives.
Doctor :   bye for now
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