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Suffering obesity. Have thyroid and diabetes. Irregular periods. How do I lose weight?

hello doctor. i am bhavya, age 23yrs unmarried. i am obese weighing 97kgs. i have been diagnised with hypothyroid 6,06 microlU/ml and taking medicine thyronorm 25mcg, and my fasting blood glucose 108 mg/dl nd prescribed glyciphage SR 500 mg and advised to take for 3 months with diet and exercise. i dont get my monthly periods regularly too, i am worried like am i in danger, i am a student doing engg. i eat moderatedly having chapathis, vegetables, chicken dal rice only in the afternoon, fried foods, sweets i dont i have rarely like 3 or 5 months once. i have no sugar presence in urine too. so the doctor just says loose weight, my family history,, dad has heart problem,
Asked On : Mon, 27 Aug 2012
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Thank you for choosing HCM.
I would like to start by saying that weight loss depends a lot on the diet you are on, with that being said exercise is also equally important. There's no need to worry there's a solution for everything all it takes is a little determination and planning from your part.
I would suggest you to follow the following steps:
1.Drink plenty of water 1.5-2 litres a day
2. eat 4-5 small meals evenly distributed throughout the day( helps increase metabolism)
3.Avoid rice, colas or any kind of sugary drinks( avoid carbs as much as possible)
4.Eat plenty of veggies and chicken breasts and egg whites ( basicallly stay on high protein diet)
5.Do an aerobic exercise like jogging or going for a brisk walk for 30-45 mins everyday
6.Add a vitamin tab and green tea to your diet.
7.Eat at a specific time everyday ( so time your meals properly)

Follow these steps and take the respective medicines given to you by your physician and you should lose about 2-4 kilos a month and never give up, all it takes as i said earlier all it takes is a little determination and planning.
Thank you and take care

Answered: Thu, 7 Nov 2013
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