LIFESTYLE MANAGEMENT OF HYPERTENSION ACCORDING TO AYURVED
Dr. Nidhi Netam*, Dr. Smt. Gitanjali Sasmal, Dr. Ashok Kumar
The world health organization (WHO) has identified India as one of those nations is going to have most of the lifestyle disorder in the near future. Hypertension is life style disorder. It is treated life style management. Lifestyle modification is one of the most important tools for effective lowering of blood pressure. Approaches to stop hypertension demonstrate that a diet rich in fruit, vegetables low fat dairy product, fiber and minerals (calcium, potassium and magnesium) produce a patient antihypertensive effective. They are mostly common in developed nation where people are inclined towards stress, eating unhealthy foods having a sedentary life style and unhealthy habits like smoking and excessive alcohol intake. This life style results in higher level of risk factors, such as hypertension. According to WHO 1.2 billion people will be suffering from hypertension. According to Ayurved hypertension can be correlated with Raktagata vata and it is consider as Tridoshaya vyadhi.
Keywords: Hypertension, Lifestyle, Diet.
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