weight loss

Liposuction – Know Everything About It!

By Dr. Sunil Arora, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery, Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery that involves the removal of fat from the body by using suction. This process involves insertion of thin, small and blunt tubes called “cannula” into the skin which are connected to a suction device known as “aspirator”. Liposuction is an outpatient…

Sudden Weight Loss – Know Its Complications!

By Dr. Alliance Munot Hospital, General Physician, Similarly a sudden drop in weight is also an indication of ill health and has serious repercussions. There are many causes that contribute to sudden weight loss. Causes of Sudden Weight Loss- 1. Addison’s disease is caused when certain hormones are produced insufficiently by the…

What is PIDD? What are the symptoms

By Dr. Arif Yunus, Allergy/Immunology, Primary Immunodeficiency Disease (PIDD) is mainly associated with the malfunctioning of the immune system. If a part of the immune system is not functioning properly, it can cause immune deficiency diseases. While there are different types of immune deficiency diseases, PIDD is usually genetic or present at…

Weight Management: Design Your Diet Plan

By Dr. Shilpa Chawla, Dietitian/Nutritionist,  If you have been that extremely skinny guy in your high school days, never getting picked for the soccer team, then it is time to fix that stubborn weight issue. Fret not, it’s fairly easy, all you have to do is make changes in your diet. Your diet…

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.…

Sudden Weight Loss – What Causes It And What Are The Complications?

By Dr. M.P.S Saluja, General Physician, Nowadays, obesity has become a common issue due to unhealthy lifestyles and this requires immediate attention. A healthy weight is imperative for a good living. Similarly a sudden drop in weight is also an indication of ill health and has serious repercussions. There are many causes…

5 Ayurvedic Tips For Weight Loss

By, Dr. Arun Desai, Ayurveda The ideal body mass index (BMI) is 18.5-25 Kg/m2. But, if the BMI is 30 or more than that, then the person is classified as “obese”. In fact, if a person’s BMI is over 25 kg/m2, then he or she is considered to be overweight. Being…

Should You Consider Weight Loss 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…

Ways to Lose Weight With PCOS & Insulin Resistance

  By Dr. Sonal ,  Dietitian/Nutritionist Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age. Polycystic means “many cysts,” and PCOS often causes clusters of small, pearl-sized cysts in the ovaries. The cysts are fluid-filled and contain immature eggs. PCOS affects one in 10 women. What are the…

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…