A Review on Ayurvedic Niadanatmak Concept of Sthaulya Vyadhi (Obesity)Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 10)
Publication Date: 2021-10-05
Authors : Sanjay A. Dhurve;
Page : 570-576
Keywords : Sthaulya; Medoroga; Nidana; Aharatmaka; Viharatmaka; Manasa;
Sthaulya is widely regarded as a pandemic with potentially disastrous consequences for human health. It is one of the most common nutritional disorders. Although it is regarded as a disease, but it is only an exaggerated form of the normal physiological process. In Ayurveda Sthaulya is referred to as ?Medoroga? which is primarily caused by malfunctioning of Meda-Dhatwagni and is included in ?Ashtau-Nindit-Purusha? by Acharya Charaka meaning who are been criticized by the society due to their inappropriate body parameters. It is also counted as one amongst the ?Kapha-NanatmajaVikaras? and is Santarpanajanya Vyadhi.
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