Dr.Gopesh Mangal

Dr.Gopesh Mangal
National Institute of Ayurveda · P.G. Department of Panchakarma

MD,Ph.D

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Introduction
Dr. Mangal is Associate Professor of P.G. Dept. of Panchkarma in National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, one of the premier Ayurvedic institutions of Bharat/ India pioneering in the field of Ayurved Education, Research and Patient Care under the Ministry of AYUSH, New Delhi, Bharat/ India. He has 13 years of academic, clinical and research experience. He is an author/Co author of 11 books on Ayurveda, Panchkarma and Yoga published from India, Nepal, Germany and Malaysia.
Additional affiliations
July 2019 - present
National Institute of Ayurveda
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
July 2015 - present
National Institute of Ayurveda
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
July 2010 - present
National Institute of Ayurveda
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
January 2009 - July 2012
October 2008 - October 2008
National Institute of Ayurveda
Field of study
  • panchkarma
August 1998 - February 2003
MMM Madan Mohan Malviya Mhowidhaly Government  Ayurveda College
MMM Madan Mohan Malviya Mhowidhaly Government Ayurveda College
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Avascular necrosis (AVN), is a condition that occurs when there is loss of blood supply to the bone, also known as osteonecrosis, bone infarction, aseptic necrosis, or ischemic bone necrosis. Based on pathogenesis and clinical sign and symptoms, it can be compared with Asthimajjagata Vata. One of the popular and frequently used medications in the A...
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Avascular necrosis of femoral head is a temporary or irreversible loss of bone blood ow. Without blood, bone tissue deteriorates, which could eventually cause the bone to break. Without therapy, the condition is virtually invariably progressing and will eventually result in joint destruction in ve years. More than ten percent of complete hip repl...
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ABSTRACT Introduction- Obesity is one of the most common yet preventable health problems. It is defined as an abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health. It is a state of increased body weight, due to adipose tissue accumulation, that is of enough magnitude to produce adverse health effects. The excess energy is stored in...
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With rapid economic advancement and increasing westernization of lifestyle in the past few decades, prevalence of many diseases like obesity, diabetes, arthritis, cardiovascular diseases, spinal problems, carcinomas of different parts of body, high cholesterol level, anxiety & depression, etc. has reached alarming proportions among people in the re...
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Panchakarmais backbone of ayurvedic treatment,in whichSnehanais one of the important procedures. In Ayurveda it is mentionedunder the heading of Shadhvidhupkrama, which shows how Snehanais not only limited to Purvakarmaof Shodhanatherapy but also as a main treatment in different types of disease.Snehanatherapy is administrated to a patient in two d...
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The five-bio cleansing/detoxifying procedures (Panchakarma procedures/ Samshodhan Chikitsa) advocated in Ayurveda are Vaman(Therapeutic emesis), Virechan(Therapeutic Purgation), Basti (Medicated Enema), Nasya (Infiltration of medications through nostrils), and Raktamokshana(Bloodletting by different methods). The therapeutic oil or herbal decoction...
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In age of competition and industrialization risk of lifestyle disorders is increased. Lifestyle disorders are causing a greater number of mortality and morbidity. Lifestyle disorders is not only limited to adult but also it is found in young age. In previous few studies result shows that over 61 per cent of all deaths in India attributed to lifesty...
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Globalization is the process of interaction and integration among people, companies, and governments worldwide, causing growth in international trade and the exchange of ideas and culture. Ayurveda, the Science of Life, was in previous times, only available in the Indian subcontinent and surrounding countries. But with the advancement of time and t...
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An important para surgical method of bloodletting advocated by Acharya Sushruta is known in Ayurveda as Rak-tamokshana. According to Acharya Sushruta, it is one of the procedures under the umbrella of Panchakarma therapies. Raktamokshana consists of two words 'Rakta' meaning blood and 'Mokshana' which means to liberate or set free, hence Raktamoksh...
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Ayurveda is the science of life that aims to maintain the health of the healthy and cure the diseases in the diseased. One specific branch of Ayurveda is Panchakarma which is a set of five therapeutical procedures that does bio-purification of the body. By performing Panchakarma procedures, the accumulated toxins in the body are removed and restore...
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Neonate care is of huge importance for the appropriate growth and for baby's healthy life. Neonatal health is single among most of the significant health challenges facing the developing world. After birth, the baby depends on external help and needs to adapt to live outside the womb and to develop a sense of security in the newborn, Abhyanga is es...
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Computer is the most beautiful gift ever to the mankind from the modern day science. Most of us are exposed to the computers and work on it throughout the day, some of us do it overnight also. Even today's children are no exception. Most of our day to day work depends on the use of computers. But at the end of the day our eyes get tired and sick. T...
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Background: Kampavata (Parkinson's disease), considered as Vata Nanatamaja disorder, is the most common progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by bradykinesia, resting tremors, muscular rigidity, shuffling gait and flexed posture accompanied by a variety of non-motor symptoms, including autonomic, sensory, sleep, cognitive and psychia...
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ABSTRACT Objectives: To Evaluate the Efficacy of “Rovaan Poshak Taila” in the Management of Khalitya (Diffuse Alopecia) Methods: A total of 55 subjects who were suffering from Khalitya (Diffuse Alopecia) were included in the study. Out of total 55 subjects, only 50 subjects completed the trial. The clinical assessment recorded for the Rovaan Poshak...
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Amavata is second common joint disorder. Amavata is compared with Rheumatoid Arthritis based on similarities on signs and symptoms. Among various diseases that are managed through Ayurveda Amavata is one of them. RA is a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints and resulting in painful deformity and immobility, especially in t...
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Kasa or cough is a condition of coughing.It is a disease itself & also occurs associate with other disease conditions like common cold, flu, respiratory tract infection etc. Kuka cough lozenges is an Ayurvedic proprietary medicine from Multani Pharmaceuticals Ltd. It contains potent & well described ingredients i.e. Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum), Vasaka (...
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In this competitive era, it is a big challenge for a person to maintain healthy life. Ayurveda has described preventive aspects in detail such as Dincharya (daily regimen), Ritucharya (seasonal regimen), Rasayana (rejuvenation) and Yoga (exercise). Apart from these factors related to preventive aspects, some factors like Ritu-Shodhana (~body purifi...
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The classical Ayurvedic texts are endowed with unique treatment modalities. Panchakarma procedures form an important backbone in Ayurvedic treatment. One of the Panchakarma therapies is the Sarvangadhara. It is also known as Kayaseka, Pizhichil, Seka and Dhara. It is classified under Sagni Sweda as Parisheka Swedana by Acharya Charaka whereas Achar...
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Kasa or cough is a condition of coughing. It is a disease itself & also occurs associated with other disease conditions like common cold, flu, respiratory tract infection etc. Kuka cough syrup is an Ayurvedic proprietary medicine from Multani Pharmaceuticals Ltd. It contains potent & well described active ingredients i.e. Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum), Va...
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ABSTRACT The present study entitled as “A Clinical evaluation of rhumed strong oil in the management of osteoarthritis of knee joint. Material and methods: Interventional clinical study to evaluate the efficacy of the Rhumed Strong Oil on 50 patients (age group 40-70 years) suffering from osteoarthritis of knee joint. The primary outcome measure wi...
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Swedana Karma is undertaken by inducing sweating from the application of heat. There are many methods used to achieve this, with Upanaha Swedana being one of them. Upanaha Swedana is a standard treatment modality used in Ayurveda for the management of pain and inflammation. It is a localized treatment wherein a combination of medicinal drugs are pr...
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Avascular necrosis of the femur head (AVNFH) is a debilitating disease caused due to the use of alcohol, steroids, following trauma or unclear (idiopathic) etiology, affecting mostly the middle aged population. Clinically AVNFH is associated with impaired blood supply to the femoral head resulting in bone necrosis and collapse.In Ayurveda, there is...
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Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thought, behaviour, feeling and sense of well-being. It is estimated that one million people die per year due to on and off cause of depression. Symptoms includes, depressed mood, and reduced energy, disturbed sleep, anxiety of the depression. Antidepressant, mood...
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Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thought, behaviour, feeling and sense of well-being. It is estimated that one million people die per year due to on and off cause of depression. Symptoms includes, depressed mood, and reduced energy, disturbed sleep, anxiety of the depression. Antidepressant, mood...
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Abstract: Introduction: Childhood Autism, considered as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder of unknown etiology that impacts the normal functioning of the brain, challenging child development with impaired social interactions, impaired language and stereotypic movements as the classic triad of the condition. ASD...
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Janu Dhara is an Ayurvedic procedure where lukewarm medicated oil is poured over the knee joint for a certain period with the help of a Dhara Patra. The word Janu refers to knee and Dhara means to pour, mainly medicated oil. It is a very unique procedure mentioned as 'Snehayukta Swedana' due to the fact that it comprises both Snehana (therapeutic o...
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The immune system acts to protect the host from infectious agents like bacteria, virus, fungi etc. The immunity or body defence mechanism is divided into two types- natural & specific. This study was planned to investigate the immunomodulatory effect of Kuka Immunity Booster Tablets. Kuka Immunity Booster have many herbs like Tulsi, Makoy, Giloy, M...
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Modifications in professional and social life, improper sitting posture in office, continuous work in one posture, overexertion, heavy weight lifting, jerky movements during travelling create undue pressure and stress injury to the spine and play role in p Sciatica is estimated to be between 13% and 40%. In Gridhrasi, mentioned under Nanatmaja Vata...
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: Ayurveda is the science of Life which has insisted more importance on prevention of diseases & maintenance of health (“Swasthasya Swasthya Rakshanam”) rather than treating any disease (“Atursya Vikaar Prashanam”). Ayurveda not only treats disease with medicines but also uses Anupana, Aahara, Vihaar etc to maintain the health of a healthy person a...
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Severe low back pain radiating to the toes of one or both of the lower limbs is one of the commonest problems in society today. It is an epidemic in most industrialized countries and it is estimated that most of the population will have some type of back related pain in their lifetime. Radiating back pain is the single commonest cause of time lost...
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ABSTRACT Introduction: Deepana and Pachana (appetizer-digestives) have equal significance in both Shodhana (bioPurification) and Shamana treatment (Pacification Treatment) modalities of Ayurveda. Deepana and Pachana Karma play an important role as Purvakarma of Shodhana (bio-purification) procedures. Purvakarma (preoperative procedure) refers to th...
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Abstract: Ayurveda and Yoga are considered as major components of Vedic knowledge which describeits depth and versatility towards life. Ayurveda and Yoga hold different but mutually supporting rolesfor each other. Ayurvedic guidelines help to create the lifestyle and understanding of the external worldnecessary to support and preserve health. Yoga...
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ABSTRACT Objectives: The present study is intended to assess the efficacy of Sundari Jeevak Syrup in the condition of Kashtartava (primary dysmenorrhea). Materials and Methods: The subjects were instructed regarding the study procedure and were advised to take 20 ml Sundari Jeevak Syrup orally thrice in a day before meal for 2 consecutive cycle. Al...
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Introduction: Disease pattern is constantly changing yet infectious disease remain the major cause of mortality and morbidity in less developed countries. The world around has experienced many outbreaks and epidemic in the last few decades most recently being the COVID 19. The viral infections emerging in India can be classified in three major cate...
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Migraine is a condition marked by recurrent moderate to severe headache with throbbing pain that usually lasts from hours to days. It typically begins on one side of the head but may spread to both sides and is frequently accompanied by symptoms such as nausea and vomiting. Some causative factors of migraine may include stress and tiredness. It is...
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Dandruff and Urticaria are few of the most common worries in adulthood. Dandruff, the visible desquamation of scalp, is the mildest manifestation of seborrheic dermatitis. Chronic urticaria has a significant impact on quality-of-life due to the constant sensation of itching, regular recurrence, and unknown etiology. Dandruff can be considered as Da...
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"Case report on the effect of virechan and chatuhprasritik basti in necrozoospermia."
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The global pandemic of COVID-19 has proved dreadful not just to the physical health but also to the mental health around the world. The disease has crippled the economy of various countries, affecting the lives of millions of people throughout the globe. The fear of contracting the virus has restricted the life at home. Further other uncertainties...
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ABSTRACT In Ayurveda, the aim of the science is mentioned as “Swasthasya Swasthyarakshanam Aturasya Vikarprashaman” which when translated, conveys the meaning of “To maintain the health of a healthy individual and cure the disease in the diseased”. The great Ayurvedic Acharya has mentioned in the Samhita that the eye is ranked as one of the most im...
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Ayurveda science deals with treating the diseases and maintaining the health of the healthy. The prime aspiration of Ayurveda is to maintain health of healthy person and cures the disease of the patient. Nowadays, stress in the workplace has such a devastating effect on the individual, that it can lead to the manifestation of many diseases. It has...
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Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a condition posing major challenge to health-care system. The disease is characterized by inflammatory stiffening of the spine, affecting the cartilaginous joints of the spine and the sacroiliac joints. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and steroids are the drugs of choice in conventional systems but fail to provi...
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Shotha (~Swelling) , a very common manifestation perhaps every individual comes across once or more in their lifetime, can be chronic and distressing sometimes. Present case study describes the Ayurvedic management of traumatic injury induced swelling in the ankle joints for twelve years. Patient did not have sustainable relief in swelling or pain...
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ABSTRACT Panchkarma represents five therapeutic procedures of Samshodhana (Internal purification of the body). Samshodhana and Samshamana are the two types of treatment in Ayurveda advised for the patient with vitiated Dosha, Dhatu, Jatharagni or Mala. Samshodhana is advisable to treat a patient for permanent cure by the evacuation of accumulate...
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Shodhana (purification) of a drug is important before it is used for any therapeutic use. Shodhana is necessary in removing toxicity and unwanted materials to increase the efficacy. Ayurveda also focus on the Shodhana of various metals, non-metals, plants, minerals etc. The first chapter of Kalpasthana of Charaka Samhita "Madankalpa Adhyaya" deals...
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Swedana or Fomentation is a treatment practice which induces sweating by means of heat either in the form of steam (Bashpa) or by direct contact of the body with heated medicament (Tapa).Sankara Sweda, commonly known asPinda Swedais a fomentation method in which the materials are tied in a cloth and massaged over the part to be sudated.In PatraPind...
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Pediatric neurology has emerged as an important and flourishing super specialty of pediatrics. Burden of neurolog-ical disorders in childhood age group is enormous. About a quarter of chronic childhood problems are neurological in origin. Indian subcontinent faces a great burden of neuro-developmental disorders due to dual challenge of genetic and...
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Ayurvedic science deals with treating the diseases and maintaining the health of the healthy. Panchakarma therapies are usually employed to eradicate the vitiated Doshas and aid in maintaining the equilibrium of these Doshas, which is the fundamental basis of health. Any one of the five Panchakarma therapies can be utilized, either singly or in com...
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ABSTRACT Introduction: Annalepa is a kind of Swedana where Shastik Shali is cooked with Godugdha and Bala Moola Kwatha and applied on subject‟s body. Physical conditions like- Disease of the nervous system, Paralysis, spinal cord degeneration, neuropathy, Fibromyalgia, degenerative disorders, emaciation, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, muscle w...
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Oral health is a key indicator of overall health, wellbeing and quality of life. In present scenario, people all over the world are suffering from many oral cavity related problems. Some of them are dental cavities, gingivitis, periodontal diseases, halitosis, mouth ulcers etc. These are caused mainly due to poor oral hygiene and limited available...
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Katigraha (Lumbar Spondylosis) is an important clinical, social, economic, and public health problem affecting the population worldwide. Lumbar Spondylosis is more prevalent among the middle-aged and elderly, which affects both the genders equally. Lower back pain is estimated at 60% to 70% in industrialized countries. Ayurveda has mentioned Pancha...
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Purpose-Khalitya is mainly a Pitta dominant Tridoshaja Vyadhi. In Ayurveda Khalitya means hair fall and it closely resembles to baldness or alopecia in modern science. In present era millions of people are suffering from hair fall. Prevalence of hair fall was found to be 60.3%, prevalence of dandruff was found to be 17.1% and the prevalence of bald...
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Background-In present era Katishool (low backache) is a common problem in middle age and old age. There are
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Outer beauty is a reflection of inner beauty. Beauty can be of two types; internal beauty (related to mind and soul) and external beauty (the body). Beauty (both internal and external) is the manifestation of God. Outer beauty relates to bone structure, skin tone, muscle development, intelligence, hair quality, youthfulness and weight. Inner beauty...
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Introduction : Varicose veins are abnormally thick, enlarged, swollen, twisted veinscharacterizedbyachingpaininthecalf region, leg and ankle associated with swelling and itching. It was found that up to 15% of men and 25% of women have visible varicose veins. Most common complication of the varicose vein is venous ulcer. The treatments are not only...
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Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most common and severe form of childhood muscular dystrophy, with an incidence of 1 case in 3500 male births. It is an X linked recessive disorder due to the absence or alteration of the dystrophin protein, encoded by the DMD gene on chromosome Xp21. Corticosteroids are the only medications that have shown to alte...
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Swedana is a procedure that is most commonly used as Poorva-Karma (pre-operative) before any Panchakarma therapy. Swedana relieves from stiffness, heaviness, and coldness in the body. After Swedana, the body starts sweating and gives the feeling of lightness in the body. It can be performed by various methods. Pinda Sweda is based on the principle...
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Vaya (age) plays a significant role in Ayurveda in respect to disease, prognosis,and treatment. Three broad classifications of Vaya according to Ayurveda areBalya Avastha (young age), Madhyama Avastha (middle age), and Jirna Avastha(old age). In Ayurveda, both Shodhana (purification) and Shamana (palliative)Chikitsa (treatment) are indicated in var...
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The Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH)-molded in 2014-is designed with developing pedagogy, research, and promulgation of native alternative medicine systems in India. 1 The reformation has ushered some optimistic results in terms of growth of AYUSH hospitals, awareness among masses, and overall push in...
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Purpose: Acne Vulgaris is characterized by the formation of papules, pustules, open or closed comedones and nodules as a result of inflammation and obstruction of pilosebaceous unit. Acne vulgaris affects about 85 % of adolescent leading to psychological, emotional and social impairment. Female are more prone to depression as acne directly affects...
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Beauty is defined as having the quality of being pleasing or someone that gives great pleasure especially when you look at them. The human face expresses this beauty in its most natural form, unfortunately, the skin of the face is affected by a most common skin disorder 'Acne Vulgaris' and it occurs most frequently in the adolescent ages. Acne Vulg...
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Swedana (sudation), the process of therapeutic sweating is well explained in Ayurveda classical texts. Secondary to Snehana (oleation), it is considered as an important prerequisite to Panchakarma. Specific indications and contraindications should be strictly followed for the Swedana.
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Purpose: Snoring is vibratory noise generated from the pharynx and soft palate as the air passes through this narrowed space. Further narrowing produces louder snoring, laboured inspiration and eventually apnoeic episodes. Social consequences are the usual reason for the patient to seek help. They can be distressing, banishment from the bedroom, ma...
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Purpose: Cervical spondylosis is degenerative diseases with osteophytes formation results in narrowing of the space needed by the spinal cord and nerve root to pass. Treatment of cervical spondylosis includes steroids, muscles relaxant, cervical decompression, cervical laminectomy and foraminotomy, spondylectomy etc. Most of the treatments are cost...
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Purpose: Cervical spondylosis is degenerative diseases with osteophytes formation results in narrowing of the space needed by the spinal cord and nerve root to pass. Treatment of cervical spondylosis includes steroids, muscles relaxant, cervical decompression, cervical laminectomy and foraminotomy, spondylectomy etc. Most of the treatments are c...
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Sthoulya (Obesity) is a most common nutritional and life style disorder of the present era. Obesity is not only a risk factor for different life threatening conditions but also a serious social, psychological & economic problem. In Ayurveda it has been described under the title of Medoroga. Charak Samhita has considered Sthoulya as a complicated he...
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Parkinson's disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative disorder affecting the patients in large number throughout the world. Parkinson's disease is referred to in the ancient Indian medical system of Ayurveda under the name Kampavata which is characterized by Kampa (Tremors), Stambha (Rigidity), Chesthahani (Akinesia) & Gativikriti (Gait Disorders)...
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