STUDY OF STHAULYA AND AETIO PATHOGENESIS WITH ITS MANAGEMENT IN AYURVEDA

Vd. abhimanyu Patil, Vd. Payal Abhijit More

Abstract


Sthaulya is difficult to treat when compared with the disease karshya. Sthaulya is one of the most serious public health problems of 21st century. Sthaulya is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems. consumption of calories and reduced physical activity is the root cause of Sthaulya. Sthaulya may lead to serious health related complication. Almost all researchers believe that prevention could be the key strategy for controlling Sthaulya. Sthaulya can be prevented by physical activity (exercise) and diet control. To assess the efficacy of Atarpana Chikitsa in management of Sthoulya. Shodana, Shamana, Ahara, and Vihara is adviced.

In pathogenesis of Sthaulya, Kledaka Kapha, Samana & Vyana Vayu, Meda and Medodhatvagni Mandyata are main responsible factors. So that type of therapy should be selected, this can effect on all these factors. We all are accepting the concept prevention is better than cure.. So after looking the vital importance of Sthaulya it is selected for the present conceptual study.


Keywords


Obesity, Sthoulya, life style disorder, medh

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