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Sudden gain in stomach

I was lean since childhood and suddenly i got belly fat. I m not sure if its because of fat or gastric in stomach. I want to get rid of it. Height : 5'7" Weight : 64 kg
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Harisha N L
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First and foremost you must understand losing your weight is a very gradual process. You should have strong determination and patience if you want to lose weight. And it cannot happen suddenly. Losing too mich suddenly is also not good for health. You have to follow a strict diet and exercise schedule. Regarding diet - have small multiple meals instead of 3 big meals, eat food rich in proteins and fibres like egg white boiled chicken vegetables fruits pulses, avoid carbohydrate rich foods like rice curds oily foods sweets ghee and other junk food. Regarding exercises - start slowly with brisk walking, then change over to jogging, running and other abdominal exercises. Never over strain yourself. And always keep yourself well hydrated and enjoy whatever you do...consult dietitian they will do the needful.
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Dr. V. Hari Prasad
General Physician 6 yrs exp Chennai
from the information of above i think you may have central abdominal obesity ,if no other problems like pain ,stomach fullnes exist.
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meet dietician,do regular exercises ,avoid late night food .early to bed andearly to wake
Health Tips
central abdominal obesity causes diabetes and many cariovascular diseases.so check-for blood pressure(bp),sugar levels,cholesterol levels ,
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Dr. Harsha
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Hello there...I can understand your concern. your weight is correct for your height. so don't worry about weight loss. you might have gastritis. You need to follow a healthy diet. Avoid spicy foods, oily foods, outside junk foods, tea, coffee, sweets, sugars as much as possible. Have 4-5 short meals per day, instead of three big meals. Also drink plenty of water in between meals and little water during meals. Sometimes stress can also trigger gastritis. So try relaxation methods like yoga or meditation. Also do not starve for too long. if the problem continues consult a general surgeon for further evaluation.
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