MANAGEMENT OF NCDS IN AYURVEDA
Dr. Akshara Dubey* and Dr. Namrata Khobragade
Ayurveda always emphasizes on preventing disease occurrence rather than start treating them after manifestation. Prevention is better than cure. The main goal of ayurveda- SWASTHASYA SWASTHAYA RAKSHANAM [preventive and social medicine], ATURASYA VIKAR PRASHAMANAM[Therapeutics]. It is necessary to maintain health through ayurvedic concepts & in case of diseased state gain back the normal health. Ayurveda can definitely yield reliable efficacious results when applied to all manners. Here therepeutics is not strictly related to dravya chikitsa but also in bhava chikitsa. Ignorance and fallacies of above lead to disease. NON COMMUNICABLE DISEASE is an important example. NCDs are far leading cause of death in world representing 63% of all annual deaths. PRAGYAPARADHA is the root cause of any such disease. For example-suppression of any natural urges, improper removal of toxins formed during metabolism leading to accumulation of toxins and thereby causing disease. In the management of NCDs ayurveda offers various regimen including-DINCHARYA, RATRICHARAYA, HRITUCHARYA, PANCHAKARMA, RASAYAN, SADVRITTA, ACHARYA RASAYAN, which are important to maintain happy and healthy psychological perspective. Ayurveda is mainly associated with health where modern medicine are based on illness.
Keywords: AYURVEDA, NCDs, PREVENTION, HEALTH.
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