Publication Type : Journal Article
Publisher : International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Source : International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 417-430, 2019.
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Campus : Amritapuri
School : School of Ayurveda
Department : Samhita, Sanskrit & Siddhanta
Year : 2019
Abstract : Ayurveda advises to follow specific Acharas with a view to maintain the health and to attain longevity. Vyayama is the most important Achara explained in Ayurveda in relation to the modern scenario. It has got its relevance in preventive as well as curative aspects. The desirable comfortable physical activity which brings strength and stability to the body is named as physical exercise. It must be done considering the time, strength, age, etc. improves the endurance and complexion along with the happiness and longevity. Exercise aids in maintaining ideal body weight, metabolizes carbohydrates, increases oxygen supply to all tissues, etc. Avyayama or complete absence of physical activity leads to chronic disease conditions such as cardiovascular diseases and metabolic syndrome. Vyayama is one among the Shamanachikitsas (palliative therapy) which has a major role in managing diseases like Urustambha, Prameha, etc. Asana is one among the Ashtangas (eight folds) of Yoga which also helps in stretch, strain and relaxation of muscles thereby act as both preventive and curative measure.
Cite this Research Publication :
M. Muhsina, Dr. Leena P. Nair, Dr. Ramdas P. V., and Dr. Haroon Irshad, “A Comprehensive review on the preventive and curative aspects of Vyayama”, International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 417-430, 2019.