What should be done for body heat, constipation and to gain weight ?
Dear Doctor , I am balaji from India. For last one year i severly facing the problem of Body heat. I also have the constipation problem for more than 10 Years. I am into sales job and mostly travelling. Not excersing. I need to gain body weight but that s not happening. My wife is un comfortable because of my body heat and me too. Please suggest to over come from this body heat
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take plenty of water and high roughage diet to get rid of constipation take lactulose 30 to 45 ml every night till bowel is regular
high calori diet is for weight gain
find at least 1/2 hr time for exercises that will help you in reaching your goals
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He is 2 yrs old, only drinks water as he doesnt like sweet drinks and has one bottle of milk at bed time. He eats plenty of veg, baked beans and most mornings has weetabix or shreddies so a good diet.
The GP said his tummy was soft, but it must be going somewhere! He doesnt appear to be holding it in. He keeps going very hot on his body and has been vomiting every so often, although the doctor said this could have been a reaction to Lactulose?
I am thinking of taking him to the local hospital tonight, as he has been taking movical for a week now and nothing.
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