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Posted on Mon, 30 May 2016 in General Health
Question: I'm continuing your diagnosis here because I think the end is coming to the other thread.

Before I give my thoughts I would like your comments on sudden dietary changes to the body that in the long run would be beneficial but all at once what how might the body react.

You and I have spok n in the past regarding gerd and lpr. I fell I have some of both but are not treated as would be suggested.

Change majority of my dietary supplements and food s to more healthy foods
Even though the upper gi and lower have never reflected Ibs would the changes to this improve recgulation of food digestion
Reduction of stress so that digestion falls back in to normal operation

Your comments to men and women and thoracic and abdominal breathing is interesting. When I smoked, I would pull off the cigarette and breath in to the upper lung area. When I quit I still breathed from there but lessened until it hardly occurred and went to belly. Now I feel I don't get that same deep breath in upper and when I want a deep lower I feel that internal organs or fat or a combo of all keeps from expanding.
If I tried to make the necessary changes to adjust diet to Mediterranean diet low fats a bit more exercise reduce some of the grains and cut the sugar. aND cut the stress all at once will it hurt or should I do it in steps.

I have a select group of favorite foods some healthy some not so. I must find a way too keep a few but always set goal to reduce obstacles for healthier breathing.


Your thoughts

Oh I've started wondering if this house has bacteria or unhealthy fungi in it that I breath Must check that out too
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
You should focus more on stress and anxiety management.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
No need to do exercise and dieting vigorously.
Better to focus more on stress and anxiety management.
Your second goal is exercise.
You should gradually increase your exercise strength over weeks duration.
Exercise will also help in diverting your mind positively.
So more emphasis on stress management and exercise.
In diet, no need to be harsh on you.
You should cut excess sugar, oil and fat.
You are allowed to eat your favorite food once fortnightly.
If you exercise more, it will allow you to take some XXXXXXX in diet.
Hope I have solved your query.
I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 2 hours later
I agree that stress and anxiety management comes first mild exercise included. Dietary comes in a normal fashion. No rushing. I would rather keep the anxiety levels reduced and reducing and not cause them to go back up

As I go forward in our conversations regarding my pulmonary health, I will focus on the fact that my 7 PFTs are stable and over the time have not shown any decline other than variable fef25/75

In a previous thread we talked of the stair issue. I will refrain from discussing the time lapse of this situation but I will mention that using a rational course of thinking I find that I believe i probably have an issue of the following
Lack of exercise causing the heart to call on more oxygen and respiratory health not accustomed to that, stress and added weight. . You recently mentioned that stress and anxiety has a interaction with inflammation to airways and keeping the possibility of mild asthma airways causing an issue I may have to do a program of start slow and increase over time but work at exercise starting on stairs a few at a time until it improves.

I may also have an inspection done on this house for respiratory allergens. My stepson has not a record of asthma but a respiratory issue. When we have him on his visitation time he has to use a nebulizer quite often. But when he is at his fathers on a farm he uses it rarely. I found a leak in the roof that I have yet to finish repair. When I tore down the ceiling area I found mold growing. So I may have some additional issues
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 9 hours later
Brief Answer:
Get done inspection of your house for respiratory allergens.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Sorry for late reply as I was busy with cricket match.
Yes, you should definitely check for respiratory allergens in your home.
No harm in it.
In fact you should also get done allergy testing of yourself for these allergens.
But I don't think results will come positive.
But it's better to remove all the fear and doubt from your mind.
Exercise is such thing, you need to practice it. It won't happen sudden. You need to increase gradually over weeks. After 1-2 months you will be able to exercise comfortably.
So, don't think too much.
Hope I have solved your query. If you are not having further queries, then please close the conversation and rate my answer.
You can ask me directly on bit.ly/askdrkaushalbhavsar.
Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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