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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

ICV : 78.6



Dr. Rashmi Shriwas*, Dr. Sanjay Shukla, Dr. Rupendra Kumar Chandrakar and Dr. Shivangee Jain


Obesity is one of the noncommunicable disease. The etiopathogenesis management and consequences of obesity are not very clear and still evolving in biomedical science it is a multi-factoral metabolic disorder and in ayurveda it is similar to Sthaulyata or Medoroga. In this disease jatharagni and Dhatwagni especially Medodhatwagni are vitiated. Due to this Dhatuparinama is affected so that Medo Dhatu is not formed properly. Ama Dosha is formed at various levels and it interacts with different Dhatus. In nutshell due to Medodhatwagnimandyata excessive production of Sama Meda Dhatu is resulted which causes the Medo Roga. This Sama Meda is accumulated in the body and deposits in various Srotases leading to srotorodha resulting in various complications. On the basis of their clinical manifestations Sthaulya may be correlated with the term Medo roga. Medodhatu (Medas) is the fourth Dhatu of the body and found in almost every place. It is predominately seen as a thick layer underneath the twak (Skin), Inside the udara (Abdomen) attached to its Kalas. The Vrikka and Vapavahan are described as the mula of thise system. Sthaulya or obesity is an excessive increase in weight and girth the body due to accumulation of excess quantity of fat slight obesity is common after the age of forty and in women after childbirth and during menopause. Accumulation of excessive fat is attributed to disturbance of appetite contro mechanism of the body which makes over eating abnormal mechanism, abnormal hormonal function of the body.

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