Homoeopathic Treatment and Remedies for Obesity

Obesity is nothing but excess fat accumulation in our body. It is not defined by body weight alone.

The method used to measure obesity is the BMI (Body Mass Index).
As per WHO, If BMI is more than 25, it is overweight, if it is above 30, then it is known as obesity.

Types: – central and peripheral

Central obesity: – also known as abdominal obesity. The distribution of in the body is above the
waist line, and it is also known as apple shaped fat distribution.

Peripheral obesity: – The fat distribution will be below the waist line, also known as pear-shaped fat distribution.

Causes: –

There are multiple factors that play a crucial role in causing obesity.

  • Over eating
  • Less physical activity
  • Genetics
  • Medical conditions like hypothyroidism, hormonal imbalance, etc.
  • Taking medications like steroids, antidepressants, etc.
  • Stress and poor sleep

Obesity is not only a cosmetic problem; it also leads to serious medical conditions.

Risk factors include: –

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Cardiovascular problems
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Cancer etc

Homoeopathy in treating obesity: –

The homoeopathic prescription for obesity is based on the cause of obesity. It regulates the body’s
metabolism and treats obesity without any side effects.

Remedies for Obesity: –

  • Natrum Mur
  • Calc Carb
  • Graphites
  • Phytolacca
  • Lycopodium
  • Antim crud
  • Ignitia
  • Sepia
  • Baryta carb

These are few remedies in homoeopathy to treat obesity effectively.