Obesity treatment

Holistic Approach To Diabetes and Obesity

By Dr. Nitin Kochar, Ayurveda Obesity or being overweight is a condition characterized by excessive storage of fat in the body. When the body’s calorie intake exceeds the amount of calories burned, it leads to the storage of excess calories in the form of body fat. Increased body fat puts a…

Causes And Prevention Of Obesity in Children

By, Dr. Lata Bhat, Pediatrics Obesity is a condition characterised by accumulation of excess body fat that leads to various health complications. A person is considered to be obese when their body mass index (BMI) is equal to or greater than 30. Causes of Obesity- Obesity in children has the potential…

Medical Therapy for Hypercortisolism (Cushing Syndrome)

By, Dr. Jagruti Parikh, Endocrinology Cushing syndrome occurs when your body is exposed to high levels of the hormone cortisol for a long time. Cushing syndrome sometimes called hypercortisolism, may be caused by the use of oral corticosteroid medication in conditions like asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, eczema etc. The condition may…

Diabetes and Obesity – Ayurvedic Treatments For It!

By Dr. Pratik Bhoite, Ayurveda Obesity or being overweight is a condition characterized by excessive storage of fat in the body. When the body’s calorie intake exceeds the amount of calories burned, it leads to the storage of excess calories in the form of body fat. Increased body fat puts a person…

What Is Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery?

  By Dr. Premkumar Balachandran , Bariatrics Gaining rapid popularity all over the world recently, mini gastric bypass surgery (MGBP) is considered to be a safe, rapid and quick surgical procedure, which is performed to make the stomach smaller and reroute the intestines. To get rid of obesity, MGBP is considered to be…

Should You Consider Bariatric Surgery?

  By Dr. Premkumar Balachandran , Bariatrics Bariatric Surgery is a type of weight loss surgery used to treat obesity in people. The concept behind the surgery is to reduce the size of the stomach in order to get the desired result. However, there are certain factors which you must consider before planning…

Causes And Prevention Of Obesity in Children

Dr. I. P. S. Kochar, Pediatrics Obesity is a condition characterised by accumulation of excess body fat that leads to various health complications. A person’s BMI more than 27 in adult is equivalent to obese and BMI more than 23 in adult is equivalent to overweight. Causes of Obesity- Obesity in children…

How Effective Is Bariatric Surgery For Obesity?

  By Dr. Premkumar Balachandran , Bariatrics Bariatric surgery refers to a variety of surgical procedures that help people in dealing with obesity and weight loss. Some of the most common and popular bariatric surgery types are gastric bypass surgery, use of adjustable gastric bands for reducing the stomach size, sleeve gastrectomy, etc.…

Obesity and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

By Dr. Himanshu Yadav , 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…

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…