MULTI-MODAL TREATMENT APPROACH IN MANAGEMENT OF STHAULYA (OBESITY)

  • Dhaval Mahendrakumar Dholakiya Lecturer, Dept. of Kayachikitsa, J.S. Ayurved College, Nadiad, Gujarat, India.
  • Nirmal Alodaria Lecturer, Dept. of Roganidana & Vikruti Vigyana, J.S. Ayurved College, Nadiad, Gujarat, India.
  • Kaushik Vyas Lecturer, Dept. of Shalya Tantra, J.S. Ayurved College, Nadiad, Gujarat, India.
  • Drashti Shah Dept of Kayachikitsa, I.P.G.T. & R.A., G.A.U, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India.
  • S N Gupta Professor & H.O.D., Dept. of Kayachikitsa, J.S. Ayurved College, Nadiad, Gujarat, India.

Abstract

Charaka has emphasized Sthaulya (obesity) in planning of treatment according to Sharira (Purushprakruti). Obesity is irreversible blessing from current machinery-vehicle friendly-foody life-style. India is prime hub of Obesity due to genetic tendency and lifestyle. According to the WHO, World Health Statistics Report 2012, globally one in six adults is obese and nearly 2.8 million individuals die each year due to overweight or obesity, so present study is the need of the hour. Apakva Meda Dhatu along with Ama plays a key role in development of the disease and will lead to many life style disorders (Santarpanottha Vyadhi). For effective management of this disease Multi-modal treatment approach is the need of time. Amapachana, Shodhana, Udvartana, Langhana, Lekhana, Pathya Ahara Vihara etc. treatment modalities are used in Sthaulya according to condition of patient and cause of the disease. Multi-modal approach in the Management of Sthaulya (obesity) is much useful to treat patient successfully.

Published
2017-09-10
How to Cite
DHOLAKIYA, Dhaval Mahendrakumar et al. MULTI-MODAL TREATMENT APPROACH IN MANAGEMENT OF STHAULYA (OBESITY). Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 2, n. 4, p. 155 - 161, sep. 2017. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <http://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/380>. Date accessed: 24 nov. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.v2i4.9343.
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Review Articles