Author(s): Dr. Sonia Tuteja, Dr. Kumari Rakesh and Dr. Sunil Singh
Abstract: Obesity is a condition where a person has accumulated so much body fat it might have a negative effect on their health. If a person body weight is at least 20% higher than it should be he/she is considered obese. Excess of weight increases the mortality due to the complications arising out of it. Obesity also acts like a precursor of many dangerous systemic illnesses like Diabetes Mellitus, hypertension and cardiovascular diseases, etc. and thus knowing its cause and treatment is of prime importance. 5% to 10% weight loss can significantly improve health, quality of life, and economic burden of an individual and a country as a whole. Homoeopathic medicines don’t have any side effect on the body unlike conventional treatments. Homoeopathic medicines are extremely effective in reducing weight by speeding up the metabolic rate. This article emphasis on incidence, etiology, pathogenesis, clinical features and management of Obesity with discussion on homeopathic medicines indicated in this clinical condition.