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I am overweight and asthmatic

hi i am 19 years old I weigh 162 and im 5'2''. I calculated my BMI and it is 29.6 meaning I am overweight . I have never been this heavy but ever since starting college my weight just keeps going up. I used to be very active but over the years my asthma has gotten worse. I want to be healthy and get to my ideal weight but i dont know what to do? im scared to get asthma attacks like i have in the past while working out.
Asked On : Wed, 17 Mar 2010
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  Anonymous's Response

HMMMM a good decision at d point to think abt ways to loose weight

u need to do some lifestyle modifications

changes in eating habits: more of fibre, less of fried stuff, drink more fluids - must consume atleast 3-3.5 lts of water

regarding asthma try to b away from allergens,dust and pollen.

as u thought abt loosing weight will help u in preventing sleep apnoea syndrome.


Answered: Sun, 4 Apr 2010
Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Abhay Dikshit's  Response
My friend you are not only overweight, but 1st degree obese. You need to check your weight gain and try to reduce it scientific way which will definitely help you in your asthma and loosing weight positive way. And this is need of time for you.
So. start doing hard workup. All the best.
Answered: Fri, 2 Dec 2011
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