ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: GRIVA PARINAAH IN SWANGULI PRAMAAN COULD BE UNIQUE PERSONALIZED ANTHROPOMETRIC MARKER FOR PREDICTION OF MEDOVRUDDHI: A REVIEW
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Kiran Tawalare *, Jatved Pawar, Kalpana Tawalare
Abstract: The concept of Personalized medicine (PM) gives new dimensions to modern medicine but itis a well-established concept in Ayurveda. Ayurveda suggests different medicine for different people because every person is different from each other. Swa-anguli pramaan is a unique pramaan (self-finger measurement) described in the classic text of Ayurveda in terms of ayaam, vistaar and parinaah for the determination of the magnitude of a body organ. Medodhatu is one of the sapta dhatu. Meda dhatu vridhhi means an increase in meda dhatu. Shows the similarity with signs and symptoms of obesity. BMI, waist circumference, waist to hip ratio are anthropometric measurements used to categorized obesity with some limitations. All these measures are generalized metric way, but grivaparinaah in swanguli pramaan is a Personalized quantifying anthropometric measurement. So, intending to highlight the importance of griva parinaah described in medo dhatuvruddhi comprehensive studies of available literature have been carried out. It was found that all the methods of assessment are generalized in the rising world of personalized medicine the person griva parinaah with individuals own Anguli pramaan could become a unique Personalized predictor of medovruddhi.
Keyword: Griva parinaah, swanguli pramaan, medovridhi, anthropometric.