A REVIEW ON AMLAPITTA (ACIDITY) PREVENTIVE AND MENGMENT BY YOGA
Dharamveer Choudhary*, Subhash Upadhyay and Sakshi
Ayurveda is the science of life. The word Ayurveda composed of two words of Sanskrit, Ayur (meaning life) and Veda (meaning knowledge). We all part and parcel of nature. So, Ayurveda helps to maintain the health in a person by using the inherent principles of nature to bring the individual back into equilibrium with their true self. Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well being and not mearly an absence of disease or infirmity Swasthvritta and Yoga is the part of Ayurveda. Swasthvritta and Yoga deals with the state of health and the regimens to be followed to keep oneself healthy such as Dinacharya, Ritucharya, diet and its significance in healthy condition, Sadvritta and Yoga. In general it deals with the concept of social and Preventive medicine. In this series, Amlapitta has become one of the common problems today due to the change in lifestyle. It is more of a psychosomatic disorder caused due to dietetic indiscrimination and mental stress and strain. It is a Pitta Pradhana disease of the Annavaha and Purishavaha Srtotas caused due to Mandagni and Ama. The patho-physiology of the Amlapitta states it to be a disease caused due to functional disturbance rather than organic lesion. Hence this article suggested that how changing life style causes the Amlapitta and what done in this condition for the preventive in Swasthavritta and Yoga in detail.
Keywords: Amlapitta; Acidity; Ayurveda; Health; Pitta; Life Style.
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