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Abird,s Eye View on Metabolic Syndrome w.s.r. to Sthaulya

Publication Type : Journal Article

Publisher : IAMJ

Source : IAMJ, vol. 4, no. 6, 2017.

Campus : Amritapuri

School : School of Ayurveda

Department : Roga Nidan

Year : 2017

Abstract : Metabolic syndrome is a burgeoning global problem. Many features of the metabolic syndrome areassociated with insulin resistance. There are 400 million clinically obese adults in worldwide andmore than 200 million people who have diabetes. It is a risk factor for coronary heart disease, fattyliver, several cancers and sleepapnoea. However,anyone of these conditionsincreasesyour risk ofserious disease. For this in modern medicine no exact remedies available. If present also have verymany adverse effects. Here Ayurveda plays an important role. Through this paper understanding thepossibilitiesfor treatingsthulya(obesity)even though it is said that “Na hi sthoolasya Bheshajam”.In Ayurveda, metabolic syndrome may be correlated with the conditions like,Medoroga,Santarpa-najanya vikaraincludingSantapanajanya Madhumeha,Ati Sthoulya. All these conditions are interre-lated and have similar pathological pathway. Ayurvedic approach to the management of Metabolisyndrome hence is largely in the direction of the treatment ofMedoroga.It includes the principleslike, Nidana Parivarjana(avoiding the causative factors), Ahara(diet),Vihara(life style manage-ment) andChikitsa(treatment specific) . Many studies are looking at treatment that might improvesome of the symptoms of metabolic syndrome.The clinical features of metabolic syndrome is nearertoLakshanas of Medoroga, hence metabolic syndrome may be compared toMedoroga.MedorogaisaSantarpanajanya vikarawhere inSrotorodha, improperAgniand disarrangement ofTridoshaispresent.Agniand brings homeostasis ofTridoshas.

Cite this Research Publication :
Dhanya K. V., “Abird,s Eye View on Metabolic Syndrome w.s.r. to Sthaulya”, IAMJ, vol. 4, no. 6, 2017.

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