Obesity

Gall stone & Obesity – How Bariatrics Surgery Can Resolve It?

By Dr. Tulip Chamany, Bariatrics Gallstones stones are a result of the accumulation of waste in the bile. Gallstones are common in obese people. It initially happens due to fat deposition causing high cholesterol level. When the cholesterol level increases in the body, the bile is unable to suspend that leads to…

Obesity Due To Gastrointestinal Problems!

By Dr. Sandeep Jha, Surgical 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…

Weight Loss Surgery – Know The Types Of It!

By Dr. Rajeev Singh, General Surgery Obesity is unarguably one of the most regularly discussed topics around the world. A major section of the world’s population is suffering from a variety of obesity related problems. There are a number of natural methods to check obesity; however, several medical surgeries are gaining popularity among…

Obese Children – Know Complications Associated With It!

By Dr. Suresh Keshan, 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 to…

Fast Foods – How Do They Lead To Obesity?

By Dt. Ms. Sahana Dasharathi, Dietitian/Nutritionist In present times there has been an increase in some obese people especially in places which are developed like USA and UK. Obesity has now become a severe issue in most of the nations that are dangerous to life. About 90% of the people in the USA are…

Childhood Obesity – Effective Ways To Overcome It!

By Dr. Preeti Singh, Pediatrician Childhood obesity is a serious condition plaguing many adolescents and children these days. Obesity brings along with it a plethora of health scares such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes, all of which at a point of time were confined only to adults. Obesity in children also results in depression and self-esteem issues.…

Know More About Obesity In Children!

By 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 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…

GERD – Know Factors That Causes It!

By Dr. Atul Sharma, 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 a…

What Links Obesity To 13 Kinds Of Cancer? All You Need To Know

By Dr. Veda Padma Priya, Oncology, There is a co-relation between weight gain and different types of cancer. That is not to say that obesity is the root cause of these cancers, only that rapid weight gain can be a factor that increases the risk of cancer. Here are 13 different kinds of…

Age-Related Macular Degeneration – Know Its Common Types!

By Dr. Anand Palimkar , Ophthalmology AMD i.e. Age-related Macular Degeneration severely impairs your vision because of retina disorientation. This condition is chronic and incurable but treatments such as vision aids, laser therapy, vitamins and medications are available. People diagnosed with AMD are usually 60 years of age or above. The name comes from the…