Obesity

Obesity And Functional Gastrointestinal Problem – Is There A Link?

By Mankindd Hospital, 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 chronic disease…

Treating Obesity And Diabetes With Ayurveda!

By Dr. G S Lavekar, 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…

Lifestyle Alterations To Stay Fit After Bariatric Surgery!

By Dr. Ramen Goel, Bariatrics Bariatric surgery refers to a procedure by which excessive fat gets reduced gradually from an individual’s body after modification in size of stomach through keyhole route(laparoscopically). The diet that must succeed a bariatric surgery changes with time. A post bariatric surgery diet will tentatively look like: Initial stages: At the initial stage, eating…

Relation Between Obesity And Gastrointestinal Disorder!

By Dr. Anand V Ghiya, 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…

Benefits Of Bariatric Surgery!

By Dr. Ramen Goel, Bariatrics Bariatric surgery is advised in cases of morbid obesity(>37.5 BMI), obesity(>32.5 BMI) with associated diseases and even in overweight(>27.5 BMI) persons with uncontrolled diabetes.  Undergoing bariatric or weight loss surgery requires continued effort after surgery to ensure its success. This includes lifestyle changes, which includes dietary changes and commitment towards regular and…

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…