What is Obesity?
Obesity is a global phenomenon seen worldwide from children to adults and old alike. It is a metabolic disorder consisting of excessive adiposity (excessive amount of body fat).
Obesity is a harmful condition because it can effectively result in rise of blood pressure, excessive burden of weight on your joints, diabetes, fatty liver, etc.
The scenario has changed now where you find every other child, a teenager with excessive weight, diabetes, emotional breakdown due to rapid urbanization in the past few years.
Obesity is not just a cosmetic concern but is a harbinger of multiple organ disorder primarily due to a faulty lifestyle that includes lack of exercise, emotional eating and stress. Click to read Causes of Obesity
What Happens In Obesity?
- Body Mass Index exceeds 30
- Difficulty in breathing
- Increased perspiration
- Sleep disturbances
- Inability to move about quickly; difficulty in coping with day-to-day physical activities
- Extreme tiredness and laziness all day
- Joint pains and backache
- Low self esteem
- Loss of self-confidence
- Social withdrawal
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Obesity affects almost each and every organ and system of the body. For example: in case of high blood pressure, the heart and the blood vessels are affected, or increased thirst or appetite in case of Diabetes.
What Can Obesity Lead To?
- Hypertension: Obesity is 3 times more prevalent in persons with BMI over 25.
- Dyslipidemia: People with a BMI higher than 25 are twice likely to suffer from excess of bad cholesterol in the blood.
- Diabetes Type II: Diabetes is 3 times more likely at a BMI of 25, and 10 times more likely at a BMI of 35. Diabetes carries risk of heart disease, blindness, stroke and kidney failure.
- Stroke: Moderately increased risk is associated with high blood pressure and obesity.
- Liver Damage: Obesity leads to accumulation of fat in the liver, which may progress to Cirrhosis, a far more serious condition leading to increased risk of primary liver carcinoma.
- Reproductive Abnormalities: An obese person poses higher risk of being infertile, whether male or female. Females have an added risk of developing PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome).
- Cancer: Obesity doubles the risk of colon, prostate and rectum cancers in males and gall bladder, breast, uterine and ovarian cancer in females.
How Well Homeopathy Works In Obesity?
- Homeopathy offers excellent scope in the Treatment For Obesity.
- It is a gentle, holistic system of healing, based on the Principle of "Likes Cure Likes".
- It offers a more holistic approach and considers the patient as a whole, thereby taking care of every single sign and symptom.
- Homeopathic Treatment For Obesity makes sure the disease is eradicated right from its roots and complete wellbeing is achieved.
- Homeopathy is a much safer and better mode of treatment, especially in patients who cannot tolerate conventional medical and surgical treatments. It does not cause any unwanted side effects and takes care of the problem harmoniously.
Have a look at some of the homeopathic remedies well known for treating Obesity:
- Calcarea Carbonica: It is suited to persons who take cold easily with increased mucus secretions, children who grow fat, are large bellied with a large head, pale skin and chalky look. Best suited to children and adults who are fat, fair and flabby.
- Kalium Carbonicum: It is suited best to individuals who are fleshy, who suffer from fatty degenerations. They are weak and suffer from depression, debility, chronic liver problems and digestive problems.
- Antimonium Crudum: Suited to individuals having tendency to grow fat and have cravings for acids and pickles. Patients suffer from bloating after eating and have a characteristic thick white coating on the tongue.
- Fucus Vesiculosus: Considered one of the best remedies for obesity, it is indicated when digestion is deranged along with flatulence. Patient has obstinate constipation.