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Weight maintained inspite of excess ghee, oil intake. Harmful diet? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Good Morning Dr
User:my question is
Doctor:Good morning XXXXXXX
User:i consume a lot of ghee and oil in my daily lunch and dinner
Doctor:May I know your age?
User:and my wait is 72kg which is constant for few yrs now
User:and height 5foot 10 incs
User:all says looking at the food that your look maintain even after so much of oil
Doctor:That is good to hear
User:my question is even my weight looks in control can this diet be harmful
Doctor:Which oil do you consume?
Doctor:Ghee is not good over a long time
Doctor:You should not use oil with saturated fats
User:dont know but good quality :)
Doctor:Limit the use of both from now on
Doctor:And make sure you exercise
Doctor:There is no need to panic
Doctor:But small changes can be made now itself
Doctor:Is there anything else you want to know?
User:i have chapati and sabzi mostly both times
Doctor:It is a good diet
Doctor:You can continue to consume it
User:and am marwadi the food in made in such manner that it has more ghee and oil
Doctor:I understand
User:so should i go for other options
User:for lunch or dinner
Doctor:Get your fasting lipid profile done
Doctor:we can assess correctly
User:what is that
Doctor:It is a blood test
Doctor:It will show the effects of your food on your health
User:had one more question
Doctor:Please ask me
User:whenever my body is tired my legs pain espcially in nights before sleepin time
Doctor:It is very common
User:my exercise is zero from past 4-5 years
User:and my job is on chair
Doctor:It is important to exercise
Doctor:You should start with some physical activity
User:yes but job and travelling to office dont get time to
User:sure will think of something
User:i visit doctor for the leg paining issue he suggested me some medicine of protein and vistamins
User:which i took for a onth and found really helpful
User:but now i stoped the,
User:sould i keep continue with those capsules
Doctor:What is the name of the medicine?
User:zevit and sheleadHD
User:zevit after lunch and shelerd after dinner daily
Doctor:You can continue them
Doctor:There is no harm in it
Doctor:Thank you too
User:was plannin to do a complete health checkup, can you guide me with what are the imp test for the same
User:there are many but which are the good and important one
User:i am 30yrs
User:and even i smoke
Doctor:Fasting lipid profile is must
Doctor:Blood urea nitrogen
Doctor:Serum creatinine
Doctor:Liver function tests
Doctor:One ECG since you smoke too
Doctor:These are enough
User:ok am noting down
Doctor:Do you know your blood group?
Doctor:Sure please
Doctor:There is no need to do all the tests on health check ups
Doctor:Do these above mentioned tests
Doctor:They should be fine
Doctor:No need to do blood grouping then
User:what will One ECG revile
User:have noted all the test names
Doctor:It will reveal your heart status
Doctor:Any ischemic changes
Doctor:effects of cholesterol and smoking
User:and will it check the lungs health
User:since have enter 30yrs of age feeling worried
Doctor:You can get a plain X-ray done
User:thinking now Helaths is very imp
User:ok sure
Doctor:Health is always important
Doctor:We sometimes realize it late
User:just realising
User:specially when we enter some age :)
User:ok after after all these reports should i come back to u
User:or to any dr
User:family doctor
Doctor:Come back to me on chat
Doctor:is that fine with you?
User:ok can you suggest me some nice place where i can get this test
User:i stay south bombay
User:charni road
Doctor:You can get it done from a certified lab
User:or can i go to any good hospital directly
Doctor:Most hospitals will have it
User:ok sure
Doctor:That is a better option
Doctor:You can go to the lab directly and get these done
Doctor:There is no need to go to big hospitals and wait for the turn
User:thanks for all your advice and quidance
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Anything else?
User:thats it hope my test are all good
Doctor:Hope for the best
User:was really nice talking to you Dr.
User:have a nice day ahead
Doctor:Same here
User:thank you
Doctor:You too
Doctor:take care
Doctor:Bye for now
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