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Posture related back pain, diet advice - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I am 26, Male, Bangalore, Vegetarian.
User :   Nice to meet you
Doctor :   Thank you and
Please proceed with your query
User :   I would like to have some info on the kind of diet (morn to night)
Doctor :   ok, go ahead
User :   Also, I have lower back pain. I am a software engineer(8hrs working a day)
Doctor :   May I know your weight and height?
User :   i am 5' 8" and weight is 60kgs
Doctor :   I understand, I shall help you regarding this.
Doctor :   May I know the reason for your requisition on diet advise?
User :   since, i am in shifts (2-10) , i do not have breakfast. i have a brunch at 12. snacks at 6 and dinner at 9.45..
Doctor :   You need proper planning of your diet and also scheduling the time.
User :   ok..
Doctor :   We have Experienced Dieticians who can help you in managing your diet.
Doctor :   Do you want to go for it?
User :   would let u know abt it
Doctor :   Do you want someone from our team to call you regarding this, Ii is free for you
User :   i understand. i would again chat with you regarding it.
Doctor :   Ok sure, Regarding your back pain
Doctor :   You need to give break every 45 min away from your computer
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do not sit at a stretch in front of your PC for longer duration
Doctor :   Also, give support to your back by keeping a cushion on your back in the seat
User :   ok
Doctor :   Try lying down flat on your back for 10 min after every 2 hours
User :   ok
User :   thank you very much for the info Dr.
User :   :)
Doctor :   Is there anything else I may help you with?
User :   how many litres of water is recomended per day ?
User :   i have nearly 2 - 3 litres a day
Doctor :   A minimum of 4 litres should be fine
User :   ok
User :   thank you Dr
Doctor :   Maintain correct posture to prevent future back problems
Doctor :   as you are still young
User :   :) ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else Sriram?
User :   It was great talking to you. your inputs would be very useful to me.
User :   thank you for your time
User :   have a nice day. :)
Doctor :   You can go in for a dietician consultation anytime you need it.
User :   sure
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   You too have a great day
User :   :)
Doctor :   wishing you good health
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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