Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS) or Pickwickian syndrome

Many obese people have Pickwickian syndrome or Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS). A person with OHS experiences breathing difficulties due to intense pressure from excessive weight. The excess body fat constricts chest and diaphragm movements and restricts them from getting the right amount of oxygen for the body. This results to a lower oxygen level that […]

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How navratri fasting helps weight loss

People across India are celebrating the Festival of Nine Nights- Navratri. It is probably one of the most celebrated festivals in the country which involves intense fasting followed by feasting. Devotees usually adhere to a strict routine and devour only selected food items comprising of kuttu atta, singhara atta, fresh vegetables, fruits, milk, curd and dry […]

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