Nidan parivarjan in prameha: preventive as well as curative aspect
Diabetes mellitus, known as “Madhumeha” in Ayurveda, one of the type of vataj prameha. Out of 20 types of Prameha mentioned in Ayurveda, Diabetes mellitus (Madhumeha) is one of the most common non-communicable disease blooming worldwide due to adopted westernized lifestyle. It is a chronic metabolic disorder associated with abnormally high level of sugar and excessive urination. Overtime, if not controlled properly leads to complications. As Ayurveda is recognized as ancient science and it has described ways for prevention of diseases, so all types of Pramehacan be prevented and managed through “NIDAN PARIVARJAN”. Nidan means etiological factors and parivarjan means to avoid.
In this study, all the etiological factors of Prameha have been studied and compiled from bruhtrayi, various articles are referred from ayurvedic journals and internet surfing done.NIDAN PARIVARJAN means avoidance of etiological factor ofPrameha helps in preventing the disease in normal individual, control disease in pre-diabetic individual and manage disease in diagnosed diabetic patient along with medication.
To prevent, manage the disease and its complication it is necessary to follow the first line of treatment in Ayurveda that is “NIDAN PARIVARJAN”
KEYWORDS: Prameha, Madhumeha, Nidan parivarjan, diabetes mellitus, nidan, aahar-vihar
Details: Written by Vd. Sailee Sanjay Mallar1 Dr. Pravin P. Patil1