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Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan

Last Updated: June 11, 2020 9:17 AM

Anonymous 7 months

Hello doctor, I’m a guy in 20’s. I need your advice. I’m obese 120kg weight I got eczema, g6pd, skin problem but recently I’m having a headache. I want your advice how should I start my diet and what kind of nutrition should I take. And I also having a backpain recently
thank you

Dr Sri Viknarajan 7 months
General Practitioner

Thank you for your question.

From your complaints, we understand that you are having obesity and aiming for weight reduction. This can be achieved through multiple activities and diet plan. For instance:

  • Stop smoking if you are currently a smoker
  • Control your blood pressure if you have hypertension
  • Healthy diet, with lots of fruits, vegetables and healthy fats (fish and certain oils)
  • Avoid red meat, butter, fried food, cheese, and food with lots of saturated fats
  • Exercise can increase good fat and reduce bad far, it also help in getting rid of extra calories.

As for your back pain, it could be due to:

  • Muscle or ligament strains
  • Ruptured or bulging disc
  • Arthritis
  • Skeletal irregularities like scoliosis or kyphosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Any nerve impingement

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

Last Updated: Thu Jun 11 2020 09:17:17 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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