An Overview on Nidana Panchaka of Atisara(Diarrhoea)
Publication Type:Journal Article
Source:International Ayurvedic Medical Journal, Volume 3, Issue 8 (2015)
Atisara (diarrhea) is quite a common problem of the present era, due to irregular and unhealthy habits relating to ahara and vihara, which leads to sarira and manavaigunyata (physical as well as psychological involvement).Although Atisara (diarrhea) is rarely dangerous, it can be recurrent and cause agony in life. The incidence of Atisara (diarrhea) is increasing day by day due to the influence of western food habits, inappropriate diet regimen and mental stress. Nidanapanchaka with emphasis on Samprapti of Atisara (diarrhea) as described in Ayurvedic literature is discussed here. By understanding the Nidanapanchaka with in-depth understanding of samprapti helps in planning specific preventive measures and management.