Obesity is the excessive accumulation of body fat that can cause health problems. It is a medical condition that can lead to other diseases like DM, CVD, high B.P. etc Obesity develops gradually as a result of inactive lifestyle, unhealthy food habits, lack of physical activity and other causes include genetics, medical reasons, psychological factors. BMI is used to diagnose Obesity. BMI greater than 30 is considered to be obese.
Obesity has been described as Sthoulya or Medoroga in Ayurveda. Prevention and management of Obesity can be done successfully by Ayurvedic approach. Ayurveda treatment mainly aims in avoiding the causative factors. Both internal and external treatment modalities are described.
External treatments include Udwarthanam, Abhyanga (Ayurvedic massage), Swedana, Virechana, Dhara etc. Ayurveda and Yoga along with proper diet are better, easy and healthy way to follow in Obesity. Combining Yoga and Ayurveda is the best method of weight loss treatment in Abushagara Kottakkal.