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Obesity and Aging

Obesity can occur at any age, but as we grow old, our metabolic rate and physical activities both go down, making us prone to obesity. The decrease in muscle mass with age gives rise to decrease in metabolism. Obesity can also give rise to other issues like hypertension, diabetes, joint pains and heart disease. Hence, eating right and exercising regularly can help you avoid obesity and lead a healthy and fit life.

Suryanamaskar Suryanamaskar (literally “salutations to the sun”) is a group of 12 asanas. These asanas target various parts of the body. Suryanamaskar reduces excessive fat effectively. It is one of the most recommended yoga asanas for weight loss. As it...
More than 135 million people of the total population in India suffer from obesity. Out of these, more than 25% are older adults. This is usually because a sedentary and often dependent lifestyle leads to an increase in BMI...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6EwDf1cwBM Dr. Sudhir Jadhav is a Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgeon practicing in Pune. Having done his MS in General Surgery from the prestigious Seth GS medical college and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, he has worked as Assistant Professor in Surgery department...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5mFvBsumu0Q Dr. Reema Kashiva is an M.D. in Diabetes and Obesity. She specializes in Bariatric Medicine. She practices in Pune at Noble Hospital, Hadapsar. HappyAging met Dr. Reema at her obesity clinic in Noble Hospital, Pune to know more about obesity...
One of the most common kinds of surgical treatment for weight loss is gastric bypass surgery or bariatric surgery. This surgery involves making changes to your stomach and digestive system surgically. These changes limit how much food you can...
Also Read: Obesity and Aging: Overview, Causes and Treatment
As one grows in age, they experience various health issues as part of aging or as a result of their lifestyle. These impacts vary as per your gender. While men commonly face prostate issues and erectile dysfunctions when they...
What is Obesity? Obesity can be described as an unhealthy excess of body weight. Obesity is getting extremely common in older population owing to various factors namely: Unhealthy lifestyle Lack of physical activity Obesity can be a cause for various ailments. Majority...

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