To Explore Ayurvedic Principles of Management of Hridroga
Â In Ayurveda the term â€˜Hridrogaâ€™ should be considered as integrated aspects regarding various disease aspects related to cardiovascular system. This includes diseases of coronary artery, Myocardial Infarction, Angina Pectoris, Mitral valve disorders etc. &Â Â Â these diseases also causes of premature death in the present era. Comparatively male sex is more prone to the arterial blockages than female. Hridroga is however accelerated due to Â Smoking, Stress, Sugar(Diabetes) Blood Pressure, Faulty DietÂ like too much saturated fats, trans fats in the food i.e. consumption of heavy, greasy food, fried items, deep fried potatoes/chips etc.Â & Alcohol. Coronary artery blockages are caused due to the build-up of theÂ cells, fat and cholesterol which is called as pluck. This causes the lack of supply of blood to the heart muscles & further leads to infarction of cardiac muscles. This shows the symptoms irregular heart rhythm, shortness of the breath, angina, tightness, or pressure in the chest.
Â As we think of Ayurveda approach about Hridaya & its Dhamani, these are seat of Rasavaha Strotas & it is also one of the Dashpranayatan. Disease aspect can be co- related to the Laxanas of Rasavaha strotodushti & Amavastha. So the treatment aspect of Hridroga in Ayurveda can be explained as Langhana Â ( ByÂ means of fasting), Ushnodakpana (warming up the system), Laghubhojana ( by means ofÂ easy digestion of food,Doshaviparit & Dhatu saman Aahar-Vihar (Life style modification), Sadvrittapalan(Good Cultural Code of Conduct), Mantra & Relaxation therapy, Balardha Vyayama. (Moderate exercise),Kalabhojan (Timely food, sleep & medicines) etc.
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