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Article: ROLE OF AYURVEDA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF MOBILE PHONE RADIATION EXPOSURE: A REVIEW
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Lakshmi J *, Swapna Kumary
Abstract: Mobile or cell phones are nowadays an integral part of modern telecommunications in every individual’s life and has been one of the fastest growing industries in modern history. Mobile phones emit a form of non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation, which can be absorbed by tissues close to the phone. This radiation is capable of inflicting the different organs of the body through thermal and non-thermal ways and has also been proved through various experimental studies. As billions of people use mobile phones globally, a small increase in the incidence of adverse effects on health could have major public health implications on long term basis. Ayurveda, one of the most traditional medical systems in the world, continues to come to the rescue of humankind in such complicated situations. Concepts like Asatmendriyartha Samyoga, Prajnaparada are helpful to understand this complex addiction. Therapies exclusively available in Ayurveda like Rasayana should definitely be used to mitigate the impact of mobile radiation over human race.
Keyword: Mobile phones, electromagnetic radiation, Asatmendriyartha Samyoga, Prajnaparada, Rasayana.