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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I e
User :   Hi
Doctor :   *How can I help you?
User :   Could you please help me for 'How to loss the weight'?
Doctor :   I shall guide you.
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   May I know few details of your?
User :   Sure
Doctor :   May I know your age, gender, height, weight and waist circumference?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   26/M/5'.4"/70/34
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness such as diabetes/ heart problems/thyroid issues in the past?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   sorry for late replying
User :   No, I do not have any illness
Doctor :   Have you tried any weight reduction programme in the past?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   No
User :   Sorry for late replying becuase I am already on call.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I did not tried any weight reducation program in the past.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me guide you.
User :   sure :)
Doctor :   Before explaining to you further, first let me tell you, that any weight reduction programme is a slow and gradual programme.
Doctor :   It might take a few months to see desired effects hence, patience and strict involvement is the virtue behind successful weight reduction.
User :   what would be your ideal recommandation, slow or fast?
Doctor :   Based on the details provided, your body mass index falls in the over weight catergory.
Doctor :   I shall explain the various weight reduction programmes that are available now.
Doctor :   1. The most tried and well accepted method is diet and exercise.
User :   yeah, I already know that. Now a days, This is my biggest worry.
Doctor :   Most of the doctor recommend this as they have the least side effects, however
User :   I am doing exercise regularly from last 3 month
Doctor :   the results can be seen slowly over a period of few months (4 to 6 months time).
User :   Even I already follow the diet regime. But still my weight does not losse.
User :   It is same as it was before 3 month.
Doctor :   If the exercise and diet haven't given you the results, then following might be the reasons.
Doctor :   1. You need to be patient for some more time and you will see the results
Doctor :   2. You may need to think of modifying the diet plan and the exercises that you follow to see the results.
Doctor :   3. There may be other factors that is preventing the desired results.
Doctor :   Let me explain this
User :   I am doing 30 min. of running over trademill/park, cycling, abs crunching and side crunching.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Some time I do cross(Close to 45 min) in gym as replacement of running.
User :   I am not doing any heavy weight excersie.
Doctor :   Let me suggests the modifications.
User :   sure
Doctor :   1. Concentrate on cardiothoracic exercises, (brisk walking, jogging or thread mill) than strenous physical exercises, (your waist circumference is not under high limits)
Doctor :   perform these exercises initially for a period of time that you can tolerate.
Doctor :   There is no need to over exert and this may both cause muscular pain and may prevent you from following it regularly.
Doctor :   Try to be as regular as possible.
Doctor :   You can take regular breaks of a day ( as you take weekend off's during work) but be regular with the offs too.
User :   I am trying to be regular but some time due to work pressure, I am able to do only 5 days.
Doctor :   Over a period of few weeks, you may have to increase the duration and frequency,
Doctor :   and get down the breaks too.
User :   One more thing, when I am running in park, there is pain in my legs. just above the ankle.
User :   sorry below the ankle.
User :   you can say the lower part of leg bone start paining.
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