Stepping into the 21st century, advancements in science & technology has made us really dependant on various mechanized gadgets for our day to day life. This leaves us very less room for adequate physical activity. Together with it, our modern lifestyle is often sedentary, stressful at times tending towards unhealthy, with improper food habits, untimely working hours and inadequate rest. No sooner than later, health takes toll. Due to our busy schedules and lack of awareness, we tend to ignore the tell tale signs of the onset of the disease, and unknowingly we fall prey to lifestyle diseases. So let us zoom into what exactly LIFESTYLE DISEASES mean and their causes.

Lifestyle disease means a disease caused by a change in the way in which people live, as a result of the advancements in society or its scientific progress. These diseases include piles, constipation, diabetes, hypertension, asthma etc. Lack of adequate physical activity, no exercise, smoking, consumption of alcohol and irregular lifestyle patterns can be one of the main causes of these diseases. Often these health problems are neglected due to our busy schedules and lack of awareness. But we must remember that prevention is always better than cure!

Dr. Ashwin Porwal along with panel of doctors & Lead Clinical Nutritionist Ms. Dhanashree Karmarkar treat patients for the prevention of lifestyle diseases. With the With treating patients for Diabetes, Obesity, Hypertension to Constipation and Piles a detailed nutrition counselling for the same is done at Healing Hands Clinic.

Nutrition plays a very important role in the prevention of lifestyle diseases. What quality and quantity of food we eat is very important. As adequate nutrition is important for the growth of a growing child in a similar way maintaining a balanced diet with proper calorific and nutritional value ensures good health in an adult.