Obesity

Poor Diet Plan And Obesity – What To Expect

By Dt. Sweta Shah, Dietitian/Nutritionist, Technology has presented the commoners with easier comforts that have in turn confined them within boundaries where there is hardly any physical activity involved because every single task can be done with a single click of a mouse or mobile keypad. Added to these lifestyle disorders, there…

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…

The Ayurveda Approach To Obesity

By Dr. Vikas Nagi, Ayurveda,  When the fat accumulation within the human body goes above a certain limit (more than 30% fat in females and 25% in males), it is classified as a chronic disorder of obesity. Obesity can be measured by the level of Body Mass Index (B.M.I.). If your B.M.I.…

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…

GERD: Acid Reflux Causes and Symptoms!!

By Dr. Raj Vigna Venugopal, Gastroenterology What is GERD? Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD is a chronic disease of the digestive system that affects the junction between the stomach and the esophagus. It occurs as a result of stomach acid or stomach contents flowing back into your esophagus (food pipe). Such…

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…

Prevention Of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

By Dr. Vandana Jain, Gynaecology Blood clots are a critical issue, and even more so when you are pregnant. During pregnancy, blood clots are serious concerns for you and your baby. Fortunately, they are rare during pregnancy and there is not much to worry about them. Normally, when you cut your…

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…

Diet, Nutrition and Obesity

By Dt. Archana Batra, Dietitian/Nutritionist The disease of obesity is quickly gaining importance as a major health concern. Genetics and hormones play a role in obesity, but not as big of a role as you do. For the vast majority of us, genes may set the lower limits of our weight, but…