Obesity is a chronic medical condition characterized by excessive fat causing a generalized increase in the body mass index which has negative effect on the health. Excessive weight can result in many serious, potentially life threatening health problems, including Diabetes Mellitus-II, hypertension, increased risk for coronary disease, increased unexplained heart attack, hyperlipidemia, arthritis, infertility, PCOD and a higher prevalence for colon, prostate, endometrial, and breast cancer.

Risk Factors

Risk factors causing obesity are:

  • Genetics
  • Inactive Lifestyle
  • Unhealthy Diet and eating habits
  • Medical causes- hormonal imbalance in certain diseases Cushing syndrome, Hypothyroidism, PCOD taking medications for diabetes, depression,corticosteroids
  • Emotional Factors- Stress, Anxiety, Sadness
  • Smoking cessation

Beware of waist line fat, this fat is dangerous since it releases inflammatory chemicals linked to a host disease from arthritis to diabetes.

It can assessed by Body mass index. It is calculated weight in kilograms divided by square of the height in meters.
[BMI= Weight (kg)/Height (m2)]. Waist circumference divided by the hip circumference is an additional measure of body fat distribution.

BMI Categories:

Underweight=<18.5
Normalweight=18.5–24.9
Overweight=25–29.9
Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater

Yogashray Sewayatan designs the programme taking into consideration of Physical, mental & emotional aspects of obesity. Since many aspects of obesity are preventable or reversible through following measures:

Changing Lifestyle

Key factors of healthy living are diet, restful sleep in your day to day routine. To lose weight successfully, and to maintain a healthy weight, requires lifelong changes in eating and exercise habits.

Detoxification

Cleansing your body naturally to neutralize or get rid of unwanted materials or toxins through essential elements of Yogic Kriyas.

Diet control therapy

Slow and steady weight loss is healthier than crash diets. Crash diets are never successful in the long term because once the diet is stopped, the weight usually comes back.

Water Therapy

It is one of the most important therapy in reducing weight under guidance of nature-cure physician.

Naturopathy

– Under guidance of nature-cure physician Hydrotherapy, Sauna bath, steam bath and Mud Therapy is effective way of losing weight. • Green leaf bath for obese people followed by LDM meditation performed on empty stomach is effective. It help to eliminate toxins through skin and activitates blood circulation in subcutaneous muscles & energies the sensitive nerve ending of the skin it vitalizes the immunity of entire system.

Yoga

We have noticed significant change in obese patients by practicing of specific Yoga postures performing daily 30 minutes. Surya Namaskar has been proven effective tool in weight loss.

Ayurveda Panchkarma

Deep dry Udwarthanam with specific herbal powders and pastes, synchronized Ayurveda Abhyanga with specific herbal oils in such body parts where cellulite fats are deposited.

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