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Remedy for low appetite and improper digestion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
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User :   yeh...
Doctor :   Ok
User :   sorry for the late reply
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   Sure..
User :   I'm suffering with improper digestion and don't feel hungry at all....
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you feeling this way?
User :   nearly from last 6-7 months
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   none of u mentioned
Doctor :   Have you gotten yourself evaluated for this previously?
User :   not exactly
Doctor :   Is there any burning sensation in the upper abdomen or chest?
User :   sometimes
Doctor :   Are your bowels regular?
User :   yeh
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It is probably simple acidity. I suggest that you take a bland diet with complete restriction of spices and oil.
User :   okiee...i seldom eat spices
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but i'm little fond of sweets
Doctor :   You should also eat your meals at regular times. Excess delay of meal times can lead to indigestion.
User :   okiee..
Doctor :   You can use regular antacids like Syp. xxxxx 2 tsfs after every meal
User :   okiee...
Doctor :   You should also try to exercise daily as it improves the digestive system and reduces acidity.
User :   also i want to put off some weight...can you suggest me with that??
User :   generally i walk 4-5 kms everyday
Doctor :   You should restrict oily, fatty and refined foods. Avoid corn flour, sugar products.
User :   sure... :)
User :   thanks for your assistance doctor..
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User :   done
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Anything else?
User :   nothing at this moment
User :   thanks a ton
Doctor :   Ok
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