Questions your doctor may ask
BMJ Group Medical Reference
If you go to see your doctor about your weight, these are some of the questions your doctor may ask you.
Do you think you're overweight? If so, why?
When did you first think you were overweight?
When did you gain most of your weight?
Have you tried to lose weight? How many times?
How did you try to lose weight?
Are people in your family overweight?
Has anyone in your family had heart disease or another serious illness?
Are you worried about your weight?
How does being overweight make you feel?
Have you put on weight when taking medications for other conditions?
What has been your heaviest weight?
Do you smoke?
How much exercise do you do?
Do you have any other medical problems?
Why do you want to lose weight?
How much weight would you like to lose?
To find out why you're overweight, your doctor may also ask you about:
   
Your eating habits and your lifestyle
How you feel about yourself and about food
Your family and your relationships.
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June 21, 2012
This information does not replace medical advice. If you are concerned you might have a medical problem please ask your Boots pharmacy team in your local Boots store, or see your doctor.
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