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Is yoga an effective way to reduce tummy fat ?

hi i m 34 ur old , unmarried girl,height 5.3 , vital stats 32-30-35. my weight is 45 kg. my diet is very normal. i take normal food, mostly avoid outside food my arms and legs are thin but entire abdominal area is fatty now , its 30 inches around the abdomen . is this possible at this age to reduce this tummy fat i m doing yoga to cure this surya namaskar etc , will this help to reduce this fatty tissues
Asked On : Sun, 21 Aug 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014

Thanks for posting your query.

Yes you can reduce your belly fat with yoga.

There are some asanas and exercises :-
* Uthana padaasan.
* Naukasana Yoga Asana.
* Breathing exercises.
* Belly dancing.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if you have any more concerns.

Answered: Wed, 10 Oct 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
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How is your diet. You probably are having relatively more diet for your activity. You need to avoid fried food, junk food, oily food, fatty food, colas. Eat more fresh fruits and green leafy vegetables. Drink plenty of water. Do daily brisk walking for 40 minutes. Get 6-8 hours of sleep a day. Get your thyroid hormones checked and if periods irregular then you may have hormonal disturbance. Consult your Doctor in such cases.
Answered: Sun, 21 Aug 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Rajesh Lakhanpaul's  Response
Get your thyroid profile done first. Have balanced diet and regular exercise and most important is to maintain your bowel clean. Trifla in such conditions is a good help. one tea spoon at bed time.
Answered: Mon, 22 Aug 2011
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Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Fatima Clinic's  Response
Welcome to HealthCare Magic,
Thanks for your query.
It seems to be the problem related with imbalanced diet rather than the problem of over eating.
Better you avoid all fatty foods,fried foods,sweets etc.
Kindly consult a Nutritionist to check your food type and advice for the balanced nutritional diet.
Get you T3T4TSH done.
Kapal Bhatee Pranayama is most preferable exercise for you.
Thank you.
Answered: Mon, 22 Aug 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Munish Sood's  Response your peripheries are thin and abdomen fatty..please check your hormonal profile to rule out cushing please check with an endocrinologist your entire abdominal area is fatty (apple shaped obesity)..carries good prognosis
Answered: Sun, 25 Sep 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Thanks for query,
Your weight is less and require to put on some weight.
Collection of fat in the abdomen indicates lack of physical exercise.
Do not go for more exercise which create more calorie imbalance causing still loss of weight.
Do abdominal recti muscle exercise,this will definitely reduce size of your belly.
Take more nourishing food containing more protein
Take multivitamin supplements and B.complex.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Sun, 25 Sep 2011
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Cardiologist Dr. Naresh Ruparelia's  Response
Hi well come to HCM.
since your food habit is not faulty, you are doing regular exercise as well, there id not
much to advise about it. You may add some absominal exercise retraction and lax of
abdominal muscles, straight leg raising etc may give you additional help. as far as wt is
considiered you are on little lower side so not much of food restriction can give you
further out of it. If you do not have any pathology in the body continuation of dietary
habit and exercise you are doing should help you. thanks and good luck.
Answered: Sun, 25 Sep 2011
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