ETIOPATHOLOGICAL APPROACH OF AAM TOWARDS CANCER AS A DHATUGATA VYADHI – AYURVEDIC ASPECT
Dr. Shubhangi Masugade*, Dr. Jyoti Meghdambar and Dr. Subhash Saley
Introduction: Cancer is most threatfull disease in present century. Many efforts have been made for awareness and control over cancer, but it is still far away. According to World Health Organsation (WHO), more than one million new cases are reported in India, while about 6.8 lakh people die due to cancer in India. Controlled multiplication of cell division results in normal individual while uncontrolled growth of cell turn into cancer. Aim and Objective: To study aam as etiopathology of cancer. Material and method: In Ayurvedic text, description of Granthi, Arbuda are similar to cancer. Involvement of aam in pathology of cancer. Conclusion and Discussion: It may occur due to diminished jatharagni and diminished dhatavagni as a result of aam formation is started. Formation of aam is root cause of many disease including cancer.
Keywords: Cancer, Arbuda, Jatharagni, Dhatavagni, aam.
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