AETIOLOGICAL STUDY OF HYPERTENSION IN AYURVEDA

Dr. Jayanta Barman, Dr. Anup Baishya

Abstract


Hypertension is a major health problem that affects approximately 29% of adult population worldwide which is expected to be 2.5 billion in the year 2024. Hypertension may lead to different cardiovascular diseases, cerebro vascular diseases and peripheral vascular diseases. There is no specific cause identified till date which may cause hypertension and these group of patients are known as essential or primary hypertension. Modern civilization and life style welcoming do many diseases. Ayurveda emphasizes that whatever may be the causative factor, it should imbalance the doshas,then only patient may suffer from any diseases. So, identification of aetiological factors like diet,physical activities,behavior etc. are highly essential for every diseases even for hypertension also. An aetiological study was conducted among 200 number of patients of hypertension according to aharaja ,viharaja and manasik nidanas which were randomly selected  from OPD & IPD of Govt Ayurvedic colefge & hospital,Jalukbari, ghy.


Keywords


cerebro vascular diseases ,primary hypertension,aharja, viharaja,manasik nidan.

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