Analysis of Etiological Factors of Dyslipidemia -A Case Control Study
Keywords:Atherosclerosis, Dhamanipratichaya, Dyslipidemia, Medoroga, Lipids, Lipoproteins
Introduction: Dyslipidemia is not mentioned in Ayurveda but it can be correlated with Medoroga. Nidanparivarjana is the main treatment principle of Ayurveda. The lifestyle modification is a part of the management for patients with Dyslipidemia, regardless of pharmacologic intervention. Aims and Objectives: To study the etiological factors of Dyslipidemia related to Ahar and Vihar (Dietary & Behavioral regimen). Material And Methods: Analytical case control study was conducted in which total 100 subjects were randomly selected from OPD and IPD of Kayachikitsa Department of MGACH & RC, Salod (H), Wardha. They were randomly divided into case and control group. Each subject was exposed to case proforma. Case proforma was made in such a way that it included probable etiological factors related to Dyslipidemia. Observation And Results: Statistical analysis showed that Dyslipidemia was significantly related with unhealthy dietary habits, Dyslipidemia present in family, obesity, alcohol consumption, smoking, tobacco, tea and diabetes mellitus. Discussion & Conclusion: The findings showed that all risk factors are not contributing in pathogenesis of disease but they differ in each individual. It is not necessary that all the etiological factors are needed in the pathogenesis of Dyslipidemia but it can be cause due to presence of some of them.
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