Obesity means our body mass index BMI is more than 27. Excessive accumulation of fat in the body causes obesity. In a day we consume near about 1600-2000 calories and only 1000-1200 calories utilization done by yourself means near about 600-800 calories remain in the body. this leads to excess deposition of fat in the body and causes obesity.
Increased body fat put the person at risk of critical diseases like heart diseases, diabetes, kidney diseases, liver diseases arthritis and much more which leads to take treatment for obesity.
Acharya Charak explained obesity in ”AsthniditAdhaya ” It is known as Medoroga. It is called by aggravation of Kapha.
Kapha is normal state provide nourishment to tissues through various microchannels, but when it is aggravated it leads to the production of toxins in the body. These toxins accumulate in channels and causing obstruction of channels.
In medoroga, the toxins accumulate in medovahstrotas and leading to increased production of medadhatu.
Hence if you want to treat obesity its first step is the purification of Kaphadosha and 2nd step is cleansing and medovah strotas (fat channels) through medicines and panchakarmas.
Pacification of Kapha doshas done by ”vaman”. Vaman means the elimination of doshas through vomiting. It is done by medicated decoction of madanphala and yastimadhu. After vaman 7 days ”Sansarjana Karma” means diet schedule followed by the patient which leads to the elimination of doshas and ulceration of agni means digestive power. Vaman also helps in cleansing of small channels.
After vamanvirechan should be done. It is for pitta dosha but the doshas which remain in body even after vaman should be removed by virechan therapy. It also causes cleansing of medovahstroas.
Panchakarma like vaman-virechana does not help in weight reduction it helps in “Reduction of fat”.
Fat reduction is more important than weight reduction. If you reduce fat then you can protect yourself from heart diseases, diabetes, arthritis, diabetes, and others.
Diet and lifestyle-
-Avoid high carbohydrates like potato, polished, rice.
- Increase intake of fruits and salads
- avoid oily and spicy foods drink of lukewarm water with lime
- Use of powdered cum seeds, coriander leaves salt and ginger powder with outer milk should be recommended.
Helps in losing extra fat. This is more effective if performed with Pranayam and kapalbharti. Brisk walk of 30 min in morning helps in burning of excessive fat of the body.