Heart and lifestyle Disorder.


Overview

Lifestyle diseases are defined as diseases linked with the way people live their life.This is commonly caused by lack of physical activity, unhealthy eating, alcohol, drugs and smoking. Diseases that mostly have an effect on our lifestyle are heart disease, stroke, obesity and type II diabetes. These come under the category of non-communicable diseases.

Ayurveda is recognized as foremost life science which describes ways to prevent and manage lifestyle disorders. Ayurveda provides better solutions in the forms of proper dietary management, lifestyle advice, Panchakarma like detoxification and bio-purification procedures, medicaments, and rejuvenation therapies.

Symptoms

List of diseases

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • DM Type 2  etc.

Causes

1.Lack of physical activity

2. Unhealthy eating Eg.

  • Eating food in indigestion or when the previous meal isn't digested.
  • Incompatible food
  • Eating in stress
  • Taking food at irregular time 
  • Taking excessive amount of diet 
  • Eating too fast or too slow.
  • Eat fatty and oily food

3. Alcohol

4. Drugs and smoking

Treatment

  • Diet and lifestyle Modifications
  • Herbs and Herbo-Mineral Preparations Example -
  • Maintain Blood sugar level - Guduchi.
  • Maintain good cholesterol level and reduce bad cholesterol - Triphala, Rasona.
  • Cure Hypertension and maintain normal blood pressure - Sigru, Punarnava
  • Cardio protection/Heart tonic -  Arjuna

(The above mentioned Ayurvedic drugs are Herbs and Herbomineral preparations)

Other Therapies:  Virechana/Purgation therapy (cleaning digestive tract and purifies blood), Basthi, Nasya, Takra dhara.


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