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OBESITY AND UNANI TREATMENT

Obesity is excess accumulation of fat tissues beyond the limitation of the skeletal and muscular requirement. Weight of normal persons of 25 years of age in relation to their height. Because that is the prime age when the skeleto-muscular structure is well-developed & physical adjustment to adulthood is at its peak. The vital organs would have reached optimum capacity to carry out their functions. So any increase in weight as one age must be in keeping with the average of what it was at the age of 25. If not, it is always detrimental to good health.

TYPES OF OBESITY

The two types of obesity android & gynoid. Android in the male type of obesity where excess fat is marked in the upper half of the body.

Android

Android type of obesity is shape of like an apple. The shoulders, face, arms, neck, chest & upper portion of the abdomen are bloated. The stomach gives a stiff appearance. The neck is compressed and there will be protruding chest because of the bulk in the stomach. The low…