Ayurveda description of Panchkarma for the management of life style disorders
Ayurveda is indigenous system of medical science offers various therapeutic modalities for the management of healthy living. Ayurveda not only emphasized curative approaches for health management but also suggested some preventive measures as. Panchakarma is one of them which come under Shodhana Chikitsa of ayurveda system; it play crucial role towards the prevention and treatment of various diseases. Panchakarma offers calming and detoxifying effect, it improves circulation, balances mood & behavior, regulate metabolic activities and boost muscular tone therefore recommended for various diseases related to the disturbed pattern of life style such as; obesity, thyroid, diabetes, sleeplessness, headache, depression and anxiety. Different approaches of Panchakarma therapy like; Vamana, Virechana, Basti, Nasya, Raktamokshana, Shirodhara and Abhyanga may be utilized effectively for the management of above mentioned life style disorders. Present article summarized therapeutic importance of Panchakarma therapies for the management of diseases which occurs due to the in disciplinary life style pattern.
Keywords: Ayurveda, Panchakarma, Diabetes, Depression and Anxiety.
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