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Saturday, 25 November 2017

OBESITY : A Weighty Issue !!

Ever heard of BMI?

BMI is a term that has been entering our discussion quite frequently, especially in media. It is the body mass index, wherein the body fat is calculated based on the height and weight of the person. In common parlance this is known as obesity, overweight caused by excessive storage of fat in the body. What made the world turn its attention to this obesity? There has been an alarming rise in the number of cases of obesity and related health issues recently which made experts pay attention to this new menace

Causes of Obesity

Obesity is mainly caused when the body’s calorie intake is more that calories expended. High calorie food in the diet, sedentary life style, lack of exercise, genetic or hormonal, medications issues all causes obesity. An obese person is exposed to the risk of heart diseases, damage to liver and kidney.

How Ayurveda treats Obesity

In ayurveda there are three basic types of energies or principles that govern the body. They are Kapha, Pita and Vata. One could be in excess to other two energies in every person. Kapha hasan influence in the case of obesity in a person. When the balance of kapha is disturbed or when it is in excess, toxins are released resulting in obesity in a person.

Jeevaniyam: A frontrunner in Ayurveda treatment Jeevaniyam in Ernakulam is a trendsetter when it comes to treatment in Ayurveda.Ancient form of treatment combined with use of modern technology makes Jeevaniyam special. A specialized team of doctors with a holistic approach to treatment is the main asset of Jeevaniyum. Dr.Reshmi Pramod, CEO and founder maintains that Jeevaniyum is not just a hospital for cure but a place where a patient or a person could as their site claims ‘reengineer life’.  As the name Jeevaniyum suggests, the team in Jeevaniyum abides by the maxim that aims at sprouting new life; mentally, physically and spiritually into the patient’s life.

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