Obesity and Stress – a study of correlation by ‘Aastha Health Care’

Stress plays a major role in the development of obesity.  Long working hours, sedentary lifestyle, stress are all contributing to a growing percentage of obese men and women in the workforce today. From a survey done across 1000 working men and women in corporates in Mumbai, it is estimated that 23% ofwomen and 19% of […]

Bariatric Support group Trek, A unique initiative of ‘Aastha Health Care’

Support group meetings play a very important role after any Bariatric Surgery. Support group meetings need to be informative, get people involved and at the same time should create a value and play a role in the weight loss journey of an operated patient. At ‘Aastha Health Care’, Support Group meetings have been organised month […]

Diabetes and Obesity linked to Erectile Dysfunction

It is been estimated that about 35%-75% of men with diabetes will experience at least some degree of erectile dysfunction  also called ED or impotence during their lifetime. Men with diabetes tend to develop erectile dysfunction 10 to 15 years earlier than men without diabetes. As men with diabetes age, erectile dysfunction becomes even more common. The causes of […]

Obesity and Fatty Liver Disease

Mumbai-based ‘Aastha Health Care’, a weight-loss treatment centre, recently organised a support group meeting of patients who were operated for Bariatric Surgery at the hospital more than a year ago. These patients were treated for obesity and fatty liver disease. The patients were examined, evaluated clinically and investigated as a protocol in liver disease patients. […]

Obesity and Depression – Bariatric Surgery at ‘Aastha Health Care’ Shows the way to a Healthy Lifestyle

Fitness is not just about having the perfect figure, but also about having a healthy and happy mind. The relation between obesity and psychology is often not understood. Sedentary lifestyle along with an unhealthy diet causes weight gain and the person develops a wrong body image which causes not only psychological disturbance but also brings down self esteem, leading to depression. On the other hand to treat depression, antidepressants are used which lead to weight gain and mood swings which eventually drives the person to obesity and this vicious cycle continues. Obesity and depression is a […]

Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity Childhood obesity continues to be a growing problem in today’s society. In fact, almost one in five children and adolescents are overweight, and the numbers continue to increases. It affects more than 30 percent of children, making it the most common chronic disease of childhood. According to Dr Manish Motwani childhood obesity is […]