Weight Loss

All About Liposuction

By Dr Yv Rao , Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery that involves the removal of fat from the body by using suction. This process involves insertion of thin, small and blunt tubes called “cannula” into the skin which are connected to a suction device known as “aspirator”. Liposuction is an…

Obesity and Functional Gastrointestinal Diseases

By Dr. Neeraj Nagaich , Gastroenterology Obesity is a chronic condition that results due to the presence of an excess amount of fat in the human body. If the amount of fat is found in excess (More than 25% in males and 30% in females), it leads to obesity. It is a…

Diet Plan for Weight Gain

By Dr. Lokendra Tomar , Dietitian/Nutritionist Although the majority of the world now wants to lose weight owing to the obesity epidemic, there are a lot of people who would want to put on weight. Being lean has got nothing to do with being fit as a skinny person can be unfit…

Tummy Tuck Surgery

By Dr Yv Rao  , Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Also known as an abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck surgery is a form of cosmetic surgery in which excess fat and skin are removed from the abdomen and the muscles in your abdominal regions are tightened. It is not similar to liposuction and it is possible…

Foods That Aid In Weight Loss!

By Dr. Tushar Chipra, Ayurveda According to ayurveda, an obese person is at the highest risk for diseases like diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, excessive weight which put additional pressure on organs like heart, kidneys and liver and thus lowers their functionality. For this and many other reasons, it is essential to…

Weight loss + Diabetes + Cholesterol Management

By Dr. Kanchan Patwardhan, Dietitian/Nutritionist Diabetes or Diabetes Mellitus is a disease in which your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high.The pancreas (an organ behind the stomach) releases insulin to help your body store and use the sugar and fat from the food you eat that is mostly affected…

Homeopathy for Weight Loss

By Dr. Alok Kumar , Homeopathy The accumulation of excess fat within the human body leads to the chronic disorders of obesity or excessive weight. It is a growing concern across the world as it is one of major underlying factors for many other health issues of other vital organs such as…

Tummy Tuck Surgery- Suitability, Types and Precautions

By Dr Venkata Ramana, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery For those of you who want a superbly toned midriff but cannot seem to achieve it through dieting and exercise, a tummy tuck surgery is something to consider. Also known as an abdominoplasty, this procedure helps flatten your tummy by removing all the excess fat and…

Weight Gain in PCOS

By Dr. Kanchan Patwardhan, Dietitian/Nutritionist Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age. Polycystic means “many cysts,” and PCOS often causes clusters of small, pearl-sized cysts in the ovaries. The cysts are fluid-filled and contain immature eggs. PCOS affects one in 10 women. What are…

Negative-Calorie Foods: Diet Gimmick Or Weight-Loss Aid?

By Dr. Suneet Khanna, Dietitian/Nutritionist What are negative calorie foods? The concept of consuming negative-calorie foods is catching up as a popular weight loss aid. According to sources, negative-calorie foods are certain food items which when consumed burn more calories than they contain. The theory behind calling certain foods negative-calorie is that…