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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 65-68

Clinical study to evaluate the role of Virechana Karma in management of Dyslipidemia

1 Assistant Professor, Dept.of Panchakarma, S.D.M College of Ayurveda, Kuthpady, Udupi, India
2 Associate Professor and Head, Dept. of Panchakarma, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
3 Professor, Govt. Ayurveda College, Junagadh, India

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B A Pooja
Assistant Professor, Dept.of Panchakarma, S.D.M College of Ayurveda, Kuthpady, Udupi
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Dyslipidemia is one of the life style disorder due to the today’s faulty life style including food habits, minimum physical exercise, stress, anxiety and depression. Every 1% increase in cholesterol level is responsible for 1-2% increase in the incidence of Coronary Heart Disease. Lipids can be correlated to that of Medo Dhatu. According to the different references Dyslipidemia can be correlated to Medo Dosha and subsequently as Medoroga. The treatment principles mainly includes Samshodhana Chikitsa(Bio cleansing),where as statins are first choice of drug in modern science. Looking into the adverse reactions and the limitations in the modern medication clinical trial was carried out in 30 patients having Dyslipidaemia. Classical Virechana Karma was performed and the effect of treatment on the complete lipid profile was assessed after the treatment. Statistical analysis showed highly significant result in the lipid profile.

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