Obesity is excessive storage of fat & body weight is more then 15-20% above the ideal weight. BMI is one the method to calculate the ideal wt that should be 20-25 BMI is wt in kgs /height in meters square.
Causes – overeating, hereditary, environmental, psychological, endogenous like -Cushing syndrome, tumor of hypothalamus, hypothyroidism etc.
Complications can be arthritis, atherosclerosis, HT, diabetes-II, gall-bladder diseases, depression, loss of libido, cancer, low working efficiency etc.
Treatment options at Vedanta Ayurveda, after complete analysis the personalized weight reduction programme is advised that may include yoga, paranayama, personalized herbal medicines to increase the basic metabolic rate[ by improving the medo-agni] , diet management & Panchakarma therapies & this approach help in reducing the weight in more then 80% of the cases without any side effects & that remain stable if advised life style & food regimen is followed for rest of the life .