Ayurveda In Ayurveda, Atisthaulya (Obesity) is described as an excessive accumulation of Meda(fat/adipose tissue) and Mamsa (flesh/muscle tissue) leading to flabbiness of hips, abdomen, and breast. It is considered as one of the diseases due to consumption of excessive calories. It is also considered as a precursor for other lifestyle and metabolic disorders like Ischemic Heart Disease, Diabetes etc.
In Ayurveda, obesity is treated not only for weight loss but also in terms of correcting metabolism, balancing the doshas and eliminating factors leading to obesity. It is also important to detox the body, clean the channels and reduce the stress factor to get rid of excess weight and keep it away. Read More