Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health. Now-a-days it became a major problem.
Body mass index (BMI) is a simple index of weight-for-height that is commonly used to classify overweight and obesity in adults. It is defined as a person's weight in kilograms divided by the square of his height in meters (kg/m2).
For adults, WHO defines overweight and obesity as follows :
Obese persons are more likely to develop a number of potentially serious health problems, including:
In Ayurveda, Obesity is described as Medhoroga or Sthaulya Roga which occur due to mithya ahara, vihara(improper diet and sedentary life style) causes Medovaha sroto avarodha leads to “Medho roga’
In Bodhi Wellness Centre, special Weight loss programs are included in the obesity therapy with the purpose to reduce your excess fat, to correct the irregular metabolism and to clear the body channels.
According to individuals requirement treatment schedule will be planned.
Abhyanga with specific oils, Udwartana with herbal powders and pastes, steam bath, Dhanyamla dhara, kashaya vasti, bullet coffee etc., mobilize the accumulated fat, whereas, specially designed Panchakarma procedures for detoxification clears & prevent its further accumulation. Diet & Life style modifications plays a important role in the management of Obesity. Practice of specific yoga postures is also advised to reduce body weight.
Depression is a mental health disorder characterised by persistently depressed mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings, and sense of well-being. A depressed mood is a normal temporary reaction to life events such as loss of a loved one. It is also a symptom of some physical diseases and a side effect of some drugs and medical treatments.