Obesity is a disorder involving excessive body fat that increases the risk of health problems. Obesity can increase the risk for cardio vascular disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, osteoarthritis,depression etc, . Reason for being obese is lack of exercise, excessive eating habits, hormonal imbalance, medication effect etc.It is one of the most prevalent chronic disease in the world of medicine for which new medical managements strategies has to be evolved, both will be medical treatment and prevention.Being obese is not keeping healthy. It is a condition in which there is accumulation of fat in the body which is a major risk factor for various systemic illnesses. Treatment for this includes diet and lifestyle management, internal medication and treatment called udwarthana where your body is massaged with herbal powders in the opposite direction of hair growth.
Diabetes has become an epidemic in the world. It is of two types. Type 1 and Type 2.
Type 1 diabetes known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Insulin is a hormone needed to allow sugar (glucose) to enter cells to produce energy. Type 2 diabetes is a condition where body will be producing insufficient quantity of insulin or in other words there is an insulin resistance in the body. Improper diet and life style are the main reason for Type2 diabetes .
Ayurveda explains diabetes as Prameha. Ayurveda gives clear picture of pre diabetes. Early detection of diabetes with proper management is necessary for avoiding complications. Treatment for Diabetes depends on the patient. Broadly speaking udwartana(powder massage), abhyanga(oil therapy), takradhara(pouring medicated buttermilk) from head to toe are helpful. Along with this proper shodhana karma and shamana medicines also required.