ROLE OF LEKHANA BASTI IN STHOULYA(OBESITY) – A CASE STUDY

Author Name : Dr Manali Ramesh Bansode and Dr Vaishali Pandurang Devgirikar
Volume : II, Issue :V,January - 2017
Published on : 2017-01-03 , By : IRJI Publication

Abstract :

Sthoulya(Obesity) is the most common nutritional disorder in the present situation. With the possible complications it is not surprising that overweight is associated with multiple lifestyle Disorders. In Ayurveda too, obese person has been counted among the Ashtau-ninditavyadhis i.e. the 8 diseases which have been looked upon as a stigma in society. AcharyaCharak has mentioned Obesity in Santarpan-janyavikar i.e. diseases caused due to over-eating.