“SAMANYA – VISHESH SIDHANTH AND ITS APPLICATION IN PRAMEHA” 1Vd. Archana Arjun Mahajan, 2Puradkar Ganesh Shantaram
Rapid urbanization has changed the life style and dietary habits producing several diseases. Among them Madhumeha (Diabetes mellitus) is a chronic metabolic disorder, burning and challenging problem form medical science with worldwide distribution.
Lifestyle diseases are our own creation. All these practices are termed as Apathya, as when practiced leads to the life style disease such as diabetes; obesity, hypertension etc. and these diseases in Ayurveda can be termed as Apathyanimittaja. The disease caused because of indulging in above said practices.
It is said that, the possibility of an Indian suffering from a lifestyle disease is four percent greater than people from other nationalities. Nowadays, not only are lifestyle disorders becoming more common, but they are also affecting younger population. Hence, the population at risk shifts from 40+ to may be 30+ or even younger.
For this, 120 male patients of age group 40 to 70 years were randomly selected from OPD and IPD of Late Kedari Redekar Ayurved medical College and Research centre Gadhinglaj, Kolhapur, Maharashtra and divided into two groups, Group A (60 Non-alcoholic Madhumehi patients) and Group B (60 Alcoholic Madhumehi patients). Clinical and laboratorial signs and symptoms were observed before study and after 2 days of discontinuation of treatment. The study has proved that Alcoholism and Random Blood sugar level (BSL) is associated with Madhumeha whereas Alcoholism and Urine sugar level (USL) is not associated with Madhumeha.s
Keywords: Madhumeha, Diabetes mellitus, apathyanimittaja, alcohol, Urine sugar level (USL)Vd.Archana Article