Obesity

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…

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…

Gastrointestinal Issues in the Obese Patient

By Dr.Raj Vigna Venugopal, 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…

GERD – Causes and Symptoms of it!

By Dr Sudeepta Kumar , 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).…

Prevalence of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders in Obese and Overweight People.

By Dr.Vijay Rai, 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…

Lifestyle Changes for Obesity and Weight Loss

By Healthbox Clinic , Super Speciality Obesity is one of the biggest health problems which can trigger health predicaments in the future such as cardiac problems, cerebral attacks, diabetes and much more. So, healthcare experts around the world recommend you to keep your weight in check, if the problem is…

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…