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Article: REVIEW ON UNDERSTANDING DYSLIPIDEMIA AND ITS MANAGEMENT IN AYURVEDA: A CONCEPTUAL PERSPECTIVE
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Lolashri S J *, Kiran M Goud
Abstract: Lifestyle changes and alteration in diet brings about metabolic derangement eventually leading to conditions like Dyslipidemia. Raise in lipid level is the major cause and risk factor for Cardiovascular disorders, Diabetes mellitus etc. Globally one-third of incidence of Cardiovascular diseases are attributing by Dyslipidemia. In Ayurveda, this condition falls under the category of Santarpanotthavikara, which starts its pathology from the vitiation of kapha dosha, rasa and Medo dhatu. The prime Nidanas involved in this pathogenesis are Shleshmala ahara sevana, Adhyashana, avyayama and divaswapna. Considering these Nidana s and dosha-dushya vivechana our Acharya s mentioned about the administration of Guru-Atarpana dravyas, Vataghna annapana, Katu, Tikta, Kashaya rasa pradhana, Ruksha Ushna guna lines, treatment modalities like Vamana karma, Ruksha ushna Basti, Lekhana Basti, Ruksha Udvartana to tackle this condition.
Keyword: Dyslipidemia, Lipoproteins, Abaddha Medas, Vamana karma, Lekhana Basti.