Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes Type 2 a metabolic disorder that can lifelong affect the way your body handles glucose (a type of sugar). The symptoms can be mild and non-detectable at first, hence most people live in the state of pre-diabetics and do not even realise. The building up of increase in your sugar levels or glucose levels in your body leads to a state of diabetes. Itís a progressive condition in which the body is resistant to the normal effects of insulin or gradually loses capacity to produce enough insulin in the pancreas.
Along with other symptoms, weight gain is the primary indicator of being insulin resistant and hence diabetic. Lowering carbohydrate in the diet and intake of sugar in any form is another way to reverse diabetes type 2.
Obesity is a condition where excess body fat deposition in the body has lead to ill effects on health. It is commonly caused due to excessive over abuse of food intake, lack of any physical activity and also sometimes due to genetic inheritance. Obesity of a person is determined by the personís body mass index (BMI), which is calculated by dividing an individualís body weight by the square of the individualís height, is over 30kg/m2. Obesity can be cured completely with a disciplined diet, exercise regime and immense self control and consciousness.
Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome is set of symptoms where a womanís hormones levels are out of balance or a state where she ends up secreting more male hormones. The signs include irregular periods, or no periods, heavy flow, facial hair and all of this leads to mood swings, acne, infertility, diabetes, obesity, hypothyroidism and other heart diseases.
There is no cure to the disease, other than control weight issues through nutrition correction and some physical activity that would help in weight loss.
Hypothyroid is an under-active common thyroid disease that directly effects your bodyís metabolism. In this condition your body doesn't make enough thyroid hormone which should have passed through your blood stream through various parts of your body, from your heart, brain to your muscles and skin. The thyroid if working effectively controls how your body uses energy from food, this process is called metabolism. Metabolism is directly responsible for your bodyís temperature, heartbeat and how well your body burns calories. If you don't have enough thyroid hormone, your entire body process slows down making it easy to gain weight and extremely difficult to lose weight.
Eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating - include extreme emotional eating causing attitude and behavioural changes related to weight and food issues. Eating disorders have adverse effects on emotional and physical health that can have life threatening consequences. Here treating the mind becomes imperative through counselling and meditation therapies.