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Obesity

Obesity Treatment in Ayurveda

The foods we eat contribute to our well-being. It provides all nutrient supplements necessary for maintaining a healthy body. The moment you start eating more than what your body want on a daily basis, the extra food will turn to fat and accumulate in various parts of the body. This is how people become obese.

Obesity is a chronic condition and it has serious long-term consequences on health. Check your Body Mass Index (BMI) to know whether you are normal weight or over weight. BMI greater than 30 indicates that you crossed the normal weight limit. It is better to maintain BMI below 30 to have a healthy body. People who are obese are at high risk of serious and chronic diseases such as heart attack, high blood pressure, stoke, diabetes, gall bladder diseases etc. Furthermore, obese people are more prone to various carcinogenic diseases like cancer.

Obesity causes

Obesity can be due to various reasons. Main reason is the imbalance between calorie necessary and over consumption, while taking consideration of age, gender, genes and environmental factors. When the food you eat provides more calories than what is needed, the excess will be converted to fat. Primarily, the fat cell increases in size, then it starts to multiply in number. When an obese person reduces his weight the size of the fat cells decrease, but the number of fat cells still remains the same.

Some of the factors that contribute to obesity are genes, lifestyle, uncontrolled emotions, environmental factors, sex, age and pregnancy. Certain medical conditions like depression, polycystic ovarian syndrome, cushing syndrome etc. can also cause obesity.

If you are obese and don’t know how to reduce it, then it is better to consult a doctor. Ayurvedic medicine for Weight Loss proved to be successful in almost all cases.

Obesity Treatment in Ayurveda

In Ayurveda, obesity is called as Medarog. Main cause of obesity is accumulation of kapha, a lubricant that provides nourishment to different micro channels. In the balanced state, kapha is needed for the smooth working of different parts of the body. In the aggravated state, kapha leads to production of toxins that harms the body. Accumulation of kapha causes obesity. And this body condition invites many diseases to visit you. To enjoy life with full spirit, you should take treatment for obesity and prevent diseases from attacking you.

The Ayurvedic line of obesity treatment begins with the pacification of kapha. At Sanjivani, we have effective treatments for obesity. Instead of treating obesity, Ayurveda treats the person who is overweight. Diet control by avoiding kapha aggravating food stuff is the first step of treatment. Next step of treatment focuses on cleaning fat channels using herbal cleansers. This will prevent the accumulation of fat and pave way for reducing the excess weight.

Obesity is a condition that needs proper after care treatments. Even if you reduce weight the lifestyle and diet you are following now can increase the chance of obesity.

Some of the diet and lifestyle advices are:-

  • Avoid consuming high carbohydrate food like potatoes and polished rice
  • Intake of fries, chips and other oily food should be reduced
  • Add leafy, greeny vegetables to your diet
  • Eat more salads, fruits
  • Engage in daily exercises like jogging, swimming, walking or any other physical activity for atleast 30 minutes.
  • Practise yoga

Adopting a well-balanced lifestyle along with our obesity treatment based on pure Ayurvedic medicines prepared from several herbs, helps in nourishing your body and rejuvenating the nervous system. By shedding the excess fat you will become a new person with a new perspective towards life.

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