ROLE OF AYURVEDA IN PREVENTION OF PSYCHOSOMATIC DISORDERS
Dr. Bhaskar M. Perke and *Vd. Suraj V. Birajdar
Psychosomatic - psyche (mind) and soma (body) -A psychosomatic disorder is a disease, which involves both, mind and body. Both mind and body are a single identity, so the involvements of one definitely affect the others. It is the outcome of the modern way of life, hence their incidence is rapidly increasing. In Ayurveda, detail description has given about psychic (Manasika), Somatic (Sharirika) and psychosomatic disorders (Manodaihika Vyadhi). The scope of practice of Yoga, Medhya rasayana, Satvik ahara, Dinacharya palan, Rutucharya palan and Sadvritta palan, are the major ancient health measures, which can be used in the prevention and treatment of psychosomatic disorders.
Keywords: Yoga, Medhya Rasayana, Sadvritta, Dinacharya, Rutucharya etc.
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