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Weight loss tips about exercise - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   please proceed with your query.
User :   This is AAAAAAA
Doctor :   hi
User :   i would like to know few tips about exercises that can be done for weight loss
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know your age?
User :   does yoga reduce weight?
User :   25
User :   my BMI is 28%
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can i ask a few relevant questions regarding the same
User :   that is the reason i want to work on reducing weight
User :   yes plz
Doctor :   may i know since when have you been overweight?
User :   since last 2 years
User :   after marraige
Doctor :   ok , may i know your gender?
User :   Female
Doctor :   ok , did you have a pregnancy?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know if your menstrual cycles are regular
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok , can you elaborate on them?
User :   for couple of months i had harmonal imbalance
User :   but took medicines. it is fine now
Doctor :   any investigations or examinations done so far?
Doctor :   did you consult a gynec?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok , may i know if your on birth control pills
Doctor :   are you with me?
Doctor :   are you there with me?
User :   yes i am here sorry
User :   no i am not on any pills
User :   u der?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   you were not responding, so we had to call
User :   am sorry for that
Doctor :   ok , any history of diabetes?
User :   was speaking to a team mate
Doctor :   no , that is fine.
User :   my aunt has diabetes
User :   i have insulin resistance in my body
User :   very little
Doctor :   ok , any blood tests done so far?
User :   so right now i am using melmet tablet...doc asked me to use it5 for 3 months
User :   yes
User :   yes blood tests are done
Doctor :   ok any evidence of cysts in ovary
User :   no
Doctor :   any scan done so far?
User :   no
Doctor :   are you trying for a pregnancy?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   let me explain it to you
User :   my gynacologist put me on folic acid tabs to use
Doctor :   i think you would already be aware of this
User :   yes tell me
Doctor :   when there is evidence of irregular cycles, over weight and insulin resistance
Doctor :   we expect some hormonal changes
Doctor :   your on the right medicines
User :   ok
Doctor :   but weight control is most important
User :   ok
Doctor :   may i know presently what exercises your doing?
User :   i am walking for 30 mints in the morning
User :   taking low cal diet
Doctor :   ok
User :   i used to do yoga
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i need to know if i shud join gym or do yoga for weight reduction
Doctor :   yoga will help in wiehgt loss, but it will take lot of time
Doctor :   for significant weight loss, you must try aerobics
User :   ok
Doctor :   and cardio exercise
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there an aerobic centre near by?
User :   i will have to check
User :   :)
Doctor :   ok , if you looking for aerobics, get an examination from a doctor and then proceed
Doctor :   you may also join the gym
Doctor :   you can do 20 mins of treadmill
User :   ok
Doctor :   that is running at 7 kms or so whichever is comfortable
User :   i got a diet chert from health care
Doctor :   and then cycling as well
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes , i got to know about it
Doctor :   but when you exercise make sure your able to tolerate it
User :   i can follw that along with this exercise right
User :   yes, that is a problem doctor
Doctor :   if you feel worked up , too tired , etc , you may reduce the intenity
Doctor :   yes , you can follow
Doctor :   but make sure its not tiring you too much
User :   if i do even 7 mints brisk walking my legs have severe catches
Doctor :   initially it will be like that
User :   i need to stop for a while and then continue
User :   ok
Doctor :   slowly increase the minutes as days proceed
User :   ok
Doctor :   just be regular and increase duration slowly
User :   ok
User :   is it true that if we stop working out in gym, the body blots up?
Doctor :   before that get your blood pressure and an examination done
User :   ok
Doctor :   no , that is not true
Doctor :   you must make sure that you burn good amount of calories
User :   i am asking this because, if i get pregnant, i will have to stop doing vigorous gym right
User :   ok
User :   ideally how much weight can be reduced per month? in a healthy way
Doctor :   yes , i would want you to first think about pregnancy
Doctor :   that is if your looking for a baby keep track of it
User :   ok
Doctor :   when you feel you miss the cycles , stop the running , jumping
User :   any tips on conceving?
Doctor :   and test at home with urine pregnancy test
User :   ok
Doctor :   tips on conceiving is that you must have regular intercourse
Doctor :   during the most fruitful days
User :   k
Doctor :   i hope you know abt the dates
User :   that is the days between first 5 days after chums and last 5 days before chums right
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   yes , exactly
User :   okie
User :   so what do u suggest
User :   should i join gym?
Doctor :   you can join the gym, no issues
User :   or just do brisk walking to avoid hyper excercises
User :   okie doc
Doctor :   but as i said keep a track on the pregnancy
Doctor :   you can do running at 6 kms speed or jog
Doctor :   that wont harm you
Doctor :   then on wards you can cut down if you get pregnant
Doctor :   along with jogging , do cycling
User :   okie
User :   after getting pregnant also i can do gym?
Doctor :   that also is good cardio
Doctor :   since your trying for baby, no need of aerobics
User :   okie doc
User :   ok
Doctor :   no , it is better you stop gym
Doctor :   once your pregnant walking is good enough
User :   okie doctor
Doctor :   make sure these exercises are done after checking the baby and doctor giving you the advice to go ahead
User :   i think i got answers for all my doubts
User :   okie
User :   thank you
Doctor :   ok, are there any other questions for me to help you?
User :   i think for now i am pretty clear
User :   will ping u in case of any further doubts
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   sure
User :   thank u
User :   bye
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   good luck for the baby
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