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Remedy for backache and obestiy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   i am studying MSc in
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Please go ahead with your query.
User :   i am facing back pain problem
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   last 2 week s
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Was there any injury or fall?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Which part of the back is the pain present?
User :   spinal cord
User :   part
Doctor :   Is it upper back or lower back?
User :   upper back
Doctor :   Do you sit for long hours before the computer?
User :   s
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   I suggest that you firstly take frequent breaks from sitting before the computer, every one hour or so for a few minutes.
User :   k
Doctor :   While sleeping, try sleeping on your side.
Doctor :   When you sleep on your back, sleep without a pillow.
Doctor :   Try to sleep on a firm surface.
User :   k
Doctor :   Sleeping on your back may also be helpful.
User :   aha
Doctor :   You need to sit in a comfortable straight backed chair with good arm rests
Doctor :   The chair should support your back uniformly.
User :   k
Doctor :   Also when you type, rest your elbows well
Doctor :   When you stand, stand straight and keep both legs slightly apart, as that balances your weight equally
Doctor :   without any undue pressure ove the spine.
Doctor :   over
User :   k
User :   thanks lot
Doctor :   If the pain is unbearable only, take a simple analgesic like Tab. PARACETAMOL 500MG
Doctor :   But dont make a habit out of it.
User :   k
Doctor :   We will also send you a document on exercises computer
User :   k
Doctor :   that can be done sitting before a computer
User :   k
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Exercise regularly.
Doctor :   Go walking or jogging everyday.
Doctor :   That strengthens your back muscles
User :   k
Doctor :   and reduces pain.
User :   k
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   Watch for 2-3 weeks, with these tips.
User :   k
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   i wan to reduce my weight canu suggest me please ?
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   want
Doctor :   Please calculate your BMI
Doctor :   Have you calculated ?
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   yes
User :   its 31
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   The normal should be between 20-25 for males.
Doctor :   25-30 is ooverweight.
Doctor :   above 30 is obese.
User :   k
Doctor :   You should try for intensive weight reduction.
Doctor :   First you should try to cut out all junk foods, fast foods and fries.
Doctor :   You should eat only whole bread.
Doctor :   Try to cut down on nonvegetarian food.
User :   k
Doctor :   Eat only egg whites.
User :   k
Doctor :   Also snack on fruits and vegetables.
Doctor :   Eat small frequent meals.
Doctor :   Avoid sugar or sugary foods as much as possible.
User :   k
Doctor :   Avoid biscuits, chocolates, cakes, pastries.
Doctor :   Also start exercisisng
Doctor :   start with 1/2 hr a day.
Doctor :   go for plain cardio exercises like jogging or treadmill.
User :   what type of exercise i should do ?
Doctor :   The other exercises can be tried once there is some weight reduction.
Doctor :   Aim for a BMI of 27 initially.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   nothing
User :   thank you very much
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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