Abdominal Obesity and Yoga

Obesity is one of the top 10 global health problems as per the recent surveys conducted by World Health Organization. Obesity is a problem not only in developed, but also in developing countries.

A waist circumference of over 90 cms in men and over 80 cms in women is considered as overweight and/or obesity.

Health problems in the obese

* Type 2 Diabetes (insulin resistance)
* Fatty Liver
* Rise in Blood pressure
* Breathlessness
* Stroke
* Large Bowel cancers
* Sleep Apnea
* Infertility
* Heart Disease
* Osteoarthritis
* Gall bladder stones

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