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Slip disc, diet to strengthen bones - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Iam.Dr.XXX
User :   hi
Doctor :   pLease post your medical query
User :   i had slip disc prob lem recently
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   29
Doctor :   Did you have an history of fall or trauma?
User :   it was minor
Doctor :   ok
User :   nothng major
Doctor :   Since when are you having it?
Doctor :   DO you have any pain in the lower back?
User :   i want to know the kind diet which i can have
User :   which can strenhthen my bones
Doctor :   Pain medications are often prescribed as the first attempt to alleviate the acute pain and allow the patient to begin exercising and stretching.
User :   i have done that all
User :   i m doing back exercises
Doctor :   Take milk ,green leafy veg ,eggs etc
Doctor :   Good
User :   to specify i actlly want to know wat i can keep handy in my daily routine in XXXas i stay in XXX
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Calcium rich foods are milk,swiss cheese,yogurt,american cheese,sardines,soyabean,cereals etc
Doctor :   got it
Doctor :   Calcium absorption may be prevented by diets that are over-rich in spinach, rhubarb, tea, cocoa and chocolate
Doctor :   A good intake of protein is also needed to aid in the absorption of calcium, but if the diet is too high in protein, its absorption may be decreased again.
Doctor :   The RDA for calcium is 1000mg per day for normal adults.
Doctor :   Did you follow what i said?
Doctor :   The majority of herniated discs will heal themselves in about six weeks and do not require surgery.
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting..bye for now....
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