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Article: A REVIEW ON HEALTH ISSUES AMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS: AN AYURVEDIC PERSPECTIVE
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Nithya AK *, Sharada MK, Anoop AK
Abstract: Adolescence is a vital stage for both boys and girls, but it is more important for girls due to menstrual complications. So, they need special care and considerations. Adolescence is a time for growth spurts and puberty changes. Therefore, adolescence is a stage which will breed great stress and strain among parents. According to Ayurveda these changes develop during this period is known as rajo darshana or menarche, which is the product of Rasa, flows out of the body in every month, after the age of twelve years and slowly reduces by the age of fifty years. Sexual and other physical maturation that happens during puberty occurs mainly due to hormonal changes. So, this article is an effort to throw light on the role of health issues and their Ayurvedic management among adolescent girls.
Keyword: Adolescent, Artava, Avirbhava and Tirobhava, Rajaswala Charya