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World Journal of Pharmaceutical
and Medical Research

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Medical Research and Technology
An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)
ISSN 2455-3301
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Abstract

“PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF OBESITY/ MEDOROGA: THROUGH AYURVEDA”

Dr. Vipin Kumar*

ABSTRACT

Obesity is a common metabolic disorder. It is one of the oldest disorder documented in medical science. Its a global medical health problem today. Faulty life style is the chief culprit for it along with some other endocrines & other disorders. It is widely described not only in modern system of medicine but also elaborated described in most ancient system of medicine i.e. Ayurveda. In Ayurvedic texts it had been described as Medoroga or Sthaulya. Once upon a time when it was thought to be disease of metro cities & mostly sufferers were from high class groups. But now a days with changing scenario it is the disease of towns, villages & in the affected groups middle class also in the larger ratio. One important aspect is that the child & adolescent age groups are also in the obese, overweight group. This is a grave condition since number of complications, some of them are life threatening in the later stage/ uncontrol condition. In the present article description of disease in modern as well as in Ayurvedic text, preventive measures & treatment with Ayurvedic preparations. Since obesity/medoroga being a life style originated & metabolic disorder prevention is much effective than treatment.

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