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Obesity is a rapidly growing health condition among children, adults and senior citizens. There are innumerable causes for Obesity besides over consumption of calories. There can be an underlying disorder related to the hypo/hyperthyroidism, colon polyps, diabetes, as a side-effect of medication intake or increased intake of junk food or fatty food and the list goes on. It is important to get yourself checked whenever you experience sudden weight gain or weigh loss. Ignoring such visible symptoms is only calling for disaster. Obesity greatly reduces your ability to function at your prime intensity be it physical or intellectual work. So come over for a visit if you feel that you have suddenly put on the kilos or have lost a few drastically. Also, it is good to consult with our weight management specialists if you are about to begin any new exercise regimen – especially if you are over 30 years of age.


Who are at risk?

Weight management has become the number one cause for a variety of diseases and medical conditions. Irregular eating habits coupled with increased intake of junk foods or continuous intake of excess calories and leading sedentary lives are the most common causes for weight gain. Some of the dangers of improper weight management can lead to diseases such as: High blood pressure (Hypertension), High LDL and Triglycerides (Dyslipidaemia), Type 2 diabetes Stroke, Coronary heart disease, Gallbladder diseases, Osteoarthritis, Sleep apnea, Breathing issues and many types of cancers. It can also result in a low quality of life besides giving rise to many acute mental illnesses such as clinical depression, excessive anxiety, suicidal tendencies, etc. Even people who are seemingly thin can have a protruding stomach (visceral fat) that can still be dangerous. Greater the weight, lesser the flexibility resulting in diminished abilities to perform regular bodily functions. From children to senior citizens there are very few people who do not suffer from weight related problems; it has become so common nowadays. Though many try various ways to reduce the kilos, few of them succeed. Most fail due to improper and unscientific guidance given to them. The best option available to you is to visit a trained, experienced and qualified dietician and General Physician to get your weight issues sorted out.


Why Rajalakshmi Hospital?

Most of our patients who visit us for other conditions complain of weight related problems as well. This has become an epidemic. It is said that one in every 5 individuals in the urban population suffers from some weight related problem. We at Rajalakshmi Hospital have some of the best weight management experts who will offer guidance according to your body type for you to see visible results in quick time. Most of our research activity is also based on effective weight management.