Ayurveda Treatment for Weight Loss (Obesity) by Veda5 Retreat in Rishikesh, Kerala & Goa, India

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Obesity or over weight is defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that can impair health of a individual.

‘Obesity isn’t just a cosmetic concern’

This condition can increase your risk of other diseases and health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and certain cancers.


  • Family inheritance
  • Lifestyle choices – unhealthy diet, less intake of fruits and vegetebles , junk or processed foods
  • Liquid calories – alcohol, carbonated drinks
  • Sedentary life style- less physical activity
  • Certain disease and medication – anti-depressents, anti-seizure medication, diabetes medication, steroids etc.
  • Age – obesity can occur at any age, even in young children but as the age advances hormonal change and less active lifestyle increases the risk of obesity
  • Pregnancy
  • Improper sleeping pattern- not getting enough sleep and sleeping too much stress

Symptoms of Obesity in Adults

  • Excess body fat accumulation, particulary around waist
  • Shortness of breath
  • Profuse sweating
  • Snoring
  • Skin problems due to moisture accumulation in skin folds
  • Fatigue
  • Pain
  • Psychological impact like – negative self esteem, depression, social isolation

Symptoms of Obesity in Children

  • Fat tissue deposit (particularly around breast area)
  • Appearance of stretch mark on hip and back
  • Acanthosis nigricans
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sleep apnea
  • Constipation
  • GI reflux
  • Poor self esteem
  • Early puberty in boys / delayed in boys
  • Flatfeet, dislocated hip


  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Certain cancers
  • Digestive problems
  • Gynaecological and sexual problems

Ayurveda recognizes obesity as sthoulyam (derangement of kapha, vata and medas)

Ayurvedic Treatment for Weight Loss

In Ayurveda, obesity is treated not only for weight loss, but also in terms of adjusting metabolic processes by reducing ama and the excess fat to regulate the function of kapha without vitiating vata. Here are the common therapies used in ayurveda for treating obesity:

  • Vamana
  • Virechana
  • Vasthi
  • Udwartanam
  • Kashaya dhara
  • Dhanyamla dhara
  • Medicated Steam bath

Ayurveda Doctors at Veda5

Ayurvedic management and treatment is possible only under the supervision of qualified and expert doctors.

At Veda5 Ayurveda & Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh, Kerala and Goa, India, we will give you the team of Ayurvedic experts who will help you to manage and treat alcoholism and change your life with their expertise.

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