STHAULYA AND ITS MANAGEMENT AS PER AYURVEDAJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.8, No. 6)
Publication Date: 2020-07-17
Authors : Kritika Pandey;
Page : 612-617
Keywords : Ayurveda Sthaulya Obesity And Ayurvedic Management;
Due to the modernization combined with the lifestyle changes, the human race is suffering from a group of disorders named as lifestyle disorders. This imbalance according to Ayurveda is due to Pragyaupradh. Sthaulya is one of the metabolic disorders which comes under lifestyle disorder. In Charak Samhita Sutrasthana, sthaulya has been mentioned as Astaununditiya, langhanabrumhaniya and Santarpaniya. It can be correlated to Obesity in the modern sciences. In obesity,there is excess fat accumulation. This is to an extent that it starts interfering severely with the health of the patient and even reduces the lifespan. It usually affects two decades of healthy life and reduces the life span upto 8 years. Ayurveda believes in maintaining the health of the healthy person and treats the one diseased. Thereby, it can help prevent Sthaulya and can treat it as well. These treatments can be Bahya and Abhyantara. Procedures like Swedana, Vamana, Virechana, Niruha Basti, Udvartana etc and medications like Varunadi Kwath, Arogyavardhini Vati, Triphala Guggulu, Navayasa Lauha etc. give good results. Dinacharya and Sadavritta palana can prevent this disease.
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