WEIGHT LOSS THERAPY

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to cause negative health effects. People are considered obese when there BODY MASS INDEX ( BMI ) is above 30kg/sqm.Obesity leads to major systemic illness and it is a potential health hazard. Sometimes Obesity can be a result of medical reasons like Endocrine disorders .

OBESITY is a major lifestyle problem all over the world. We don’t have one single treatment for obesity. Multiple therapies are needed to address the problem. You should know when to approach the doctor in case you are overweight.

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COMPLICATIONS OF OBESITY

If you are obese, you are likely to develop a number of potentially serious health problems including

  • DIABETES TYPE 2
  • HIGH CHOLESTEROL / HIGH TRYGLYCERIDES.
  • HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
  • METABOLIC SYNDROME
  • HEART DISEASE
  • STROKE
  • CANCER : Cancer of uterus, cervix, breast, colon ,gall bladder, pancreas, are found direct risk factor of obesity
  • GALL BLADDER DISEASE( CHOLECYSTITIS)
  • SEXUAL HEALTH ISSUES
  • LIVER DISEASE( FATTY LIVER)
  • OSTEOARTHRITIS( MULTIPLE JOINT SYNDROMES )
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PREVENTION OF OBESITY

People who are obese or risk of becoming obese have to take enough precaution not to get unhealthy weight gain. Preventive measures are

  • EXERCISE REGULARLY: Regular moderate activity is important to keep a healthy weight. It can be a brisk walk, swimming or workout in gym.
  • HEALTHY EATING PLAN: Focus low calorie nutrient rich foods like, fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Limited snacking, 3 times meal, plenty of water helps to maintain weight. Always mind what you eat, understand what is healthy and what is junk food before you eat. Quantity of food also play a major role in weight gain.
  • MONITOR WEIGHT REGULARLY: monitoring will help you when to interfere and start acting. Even small weight gains have to be taken care of.
  • BE A REGULAR: On and off taking care of weight gain doesn’t help. .Regular health check only can maintain a healthy weight.
  • SLEEP ENOUGH: Get enough rest sleep 8 hrs minimum, go to bed early and wake up by 6 am is ideal.

*WEIGHT LOSS IS A MATTER OF CHANGING LIFE STYLE * a)Treat the medical reasons, b) Reduce the amount you eat b) change the type of food you eat c) Do more exercise .

*We in our center approach Obesity in a scientific way*. We take care of all the above factors before putting a patient to weight loss therapy.

WEIGHT LOSS THERAPY STEPS IN JAZZAT HOLISTICS

  • CONSULTATION WITH OUR SPECIALIST DOCTOR: Our Doctor will check the general health of the patient to rule out medical conditions leading to obesity, family history of obesity ,eating habits and daily life style. Lab reports are studied in detail to rule out systemic illnesses.
  • COUNSELING : It is the most important part of treatment, to win the confidence and giving confidence to patients that they can achieve it. Obesity leads to psychological problems and it limit their daily activities. Counseling is needed to get back their confidence. Our doctors sit with patients and explain them the problems and chart a plan. In fact our team will work with them to achieve the goal.
  • NUTRITIONIST CONSULTATION : Healthy eating plays an important role in maintaining weight.Our Nutritionist will advise a weight loss meal plan enriched with vitamins low in fat and calories. . Healthy meal chart and nutritional counseling about calorie values of each food will be given printed to our patients. They can keep the chart while they do food shopping. Daily calorie intake is calculated with added vitamins and nutrients will help lose weight. The weight loss plan has to be continued strictly until they reach the target weight and after that moderately.

SCOPE OF AYURVEDA /HOLISTIC TREATMENTS IN WEIGHT LOSS

Ayurveda takes a natural approach to weight loss .Basic principles of Ayurveda are based on finding a perfect balance between body,mind and soul. Starting with detoxification ( removing toxins) of body, Ayurveda herbal diet,yoga therapy, followed by Panchakarma therapy helps in weight loss.

TREATMENTS IN AYURVEDA FOR WEIGHT LOSS

  • ABHYANGA ( FULL BODY MASSAGE): Medicated warm oil massages with deep pressure help mobilizing fat , increase body metabolism , fat break down and help in losing weight. Oils are prepared with medicinal herbs.
  • UDWARTHANA: ( POWDER MASSAGE) Most popular method to loose weight. Specially formulated medicinal Herbal powders are used for massage. It increases blood circulation ,generate heat and reduce fluid retention. All these mechanism help reduce weight.
  • ELAKIZHI : Dried medicated leaves are powdered and tied in cloth to make a bolus .It is dipped in warm medicated oil and massaged . This help in increase metabolism and cellulite reduction.
  • CELLULITE MASSAGE: Medicated oils and fresh herbs are used with special massage techniques to remove cellulite from hands and thigh. Deep pressure massage is used to treat cellulite.
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POWER YOGA

Power yoga is considered to be one of the best normal ways of losing weight. It is therapeutically safe and has no side effects. Power yoga contains vigorous and active BIKRAM AND ASHTANGA YOGA. In power yoga you will move rapidly over a flowing series of yoga poses that are related together with flat deep breathing.

Power yoga helps to burn calories .Practicing yoga help in improve the metabolism and weight loss. Intense practice of yoga 3 to 5 times a week is proved to reduce weight.Power yoga poses will help burn fat, build muscle tone, and give more flexibility. Bikram or Hot yoga lead to great calorie burn.It is the difficult positions cause metabolic increase and fat burn. Hot yoga is done in a heated room ,and they will burn more calories. Power yoga need more physical exertion compared to normal yoga. All these challenging poses tone the muscle and give a better shape.

BENEFITS OF POWER YOGA

  • INCREASES METABOLISM
  • BURNS CALORIES
  • Increase flexibility and strengthens muscles
  • TONES MUSCLES AND GIVE BETTER SHAPE
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