In Ayurveda, Obesity is seen as Medoroga or ‘Sthaulya Roga a disorder of–Medo Dhatu described in classic texts such as our ancient Vedas. ‘Overweight, if not treated, can lead to Obesity’. Ayurvedic Approach in Obesity is discussed here in this article.
Health Problems due to Obesity —
Obesity is a “signal” for many other major illnesses. Adding those extra pounds leads to Obesity. Obesity can lead to hypertension, diabetes, osteoarthritis, cardio disorders, liver disorders, varicose vein, and many other health issues. So, controlling body weight is very important because, with passing time, metabolism gets weaker, resulting in a rapid weight gain.
Managing overweight and Obesity —
Ayurvedic treatment programs are designed based on the body type (Vata, pitta, Kapha) of the patient. Weight loss treatments with Ayurveda, facilitate quick results. Ayurveda Weight Reduction Programs, Panchakarma Treatment (five detoxification processes) yoga and meditation can all help in the improvement of the overall physical and emotional health of obese patients. Obesity needs to be treated to adjust the metabolic processes in the body, by reducing Ama and the excess fat that regulates the function of Kapha without harming Vata.
*Triphala, Brahmi and Garcinia are some of the many medicinal plants that help in weight reduction.
*Deep massage with herbal powder, herbal paste, specific oils (Abhyanga), and herbal steam bath helps move the accumulated fat. Proper diet plan and yoga prevents fat accumulation, further.
*Proper Panchakarma therapies are administered based on the requirement of the individual.
* Dhanurasana, Ardhamatsyendrasana, Trikonasana and Vakrasana are a few yoga postures for losing the extra fat, that is more effective when practised with pranayama and proper diet.
*Regular exercise helps in maintaining good health. Brisk walk for about 30 minutes early morning helps burn excess fat.
*Consuming a glass of lukewarm water with lime juice and honey regularly in the morning, has added advantage.
*Eating small meals every three hours—is helpful. Add more fruits and vegetables and include low-calorie foods.
*Raw vegetable salad such as carrot, cucumber, tomatoes and, fruits like papaya and pineapple are perfect since they are full of fibre and can fill you up.
*Avoid refined foods and fatty food including milk products such as paneer, cheese and butter.
Madras Institute of Ayurveda [MIA] Chennai–is the centre for Ayurvedic treatment, where ancient tradition meets modern techniques. We provide Ayurvedic Approach in Obesity – ???? ??????. Procedures from Panchakarma to rejuvenation are all offered at this centre. The centre has a full-fledged out-patient department with facilities for consultation in different specialities.A natural way of weight loss is the best way to shed out the excess fat in the body.
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