How to control excess hunger and appetite? 

Dr JV HebbarExcess hunger comes in our way of maintaining healthy body weight. Here are a few tips to keep hunger away for as long as possible. Don’t think about it The first tip to keep hunger under control is, not to think about hunger all the time.Hunger is attached to our inner desire to … Read more

Diseases Due To Pathological Fat Tissue – Meda Pradoshaja Rogas

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Introduction Meda Dhatu means fat tissue. Fat forms insulation to many tissues and organs and thus provides protection from wear and tear. Excessive accumulation of fat tissue in the body tissues and tummy leads to overweight and obesity. Both these conditions are dangerous for … Read more

Ayurvedic Treatment For High Cholesterol: Principles, Therapies, Medicine

High cholesterol – Hypercholesterolemia can be effectively tackled through Ayurvedic treatments (Panchakarma treatments) and medicines.  Medoroga line of treatment Treating Hypercholesterolemia on the lines of Medoroga Chikitsa (treatment of Medoroga) –Triphala Kwatha – decoction prepared using Triphala (Haritaki – Terminalia chebula, Bibhitaki – Terminalia bellirica and Amalaki – Emblica officinalis) should be added with honey … Read more

My Experience in Ayurvedic Cholesterol Treatment: Positives, Limitations

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay)I would tell that I have a good experience in handling the cases of hypercholesterolemia in my 20 years practice. The confidence has only increased with time. Fat and cholesterol related problems are really a challenge to handle. Many are stubborn to many forms of medicines. The real challenge … Read more

Hypercholesterolemia: Ayurvedic Perspective And Pathophysiology

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay)We don’t get any medical condition explained in Ayurveda which can be directly compared to Hyper-cholesterolemia. But investigating deep into the treatises we can grab some conditions to the surface which mimic similar condition. Now let me try to give a brief account on understanding Hypercholesterolemia with an Ayurveda … Read more

Medo Dhatu Vruddhi, Kshaya: Pathological Manifestations Of Fat Tissue

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay)
Medo Dhatu means fat tissue. Medo dhatu agni is the factor that controls fat metabolism. If the medo dhatu agni or the tissue fire of fat gets weak or stronger than usual, it leads to pathological manifestations. This leads to increase or decrease of fat tissue in the body. This in turn leads to a wide set of diseases which are again the root source for origin of many systemic illnesses like hyper-cholesterolemia, diabetes mellitus, obesity, neurological disorders etc. 

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Medo Dhatu: Fat Tissue, As Explained In Ayurveda

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay)Medo dhatu or fat tissue is one among the 7 dhatus (tissues) explained in Ayurveda. It is the 4th tissue in the sequence and is formed from Mamsa dhatu or muscle tissue. Medo dhatu is the precursor of Asthi dhatu or bone tissue.  When the Mamsa dhatwagni (tissue fire … Read more

Obesity: Pathology, Signs And Symptoms As Per Ayurveda

By Dr Rangaprasad Bhat and Dr Raghuram.Ayurveda explains obesity as the effect of increase of fat tissue (Medo Dhatu). Ayurveda explains obesity with below symptoms.avyAyAmadivAsvapnashleShmalAhArasevinaH | madhuro.annarasaH prAyaH snehAnmedaH pravardhayet ||1||Madhava Nidana 34th chapter. Causes Cause for build up of fat in the body are –Avyayama (lack of exercise),Divasvapna (sleeping at day time),Shleshmala Ahara Sevana … Read more

35 Tips To Lower Cholesterol – Exercise, Yoga, Diet, Lifestyle Changes

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay)For managing high cholesterol, mere medicines will not be useful unless diet and lifestyle changes are adopted. It needs a comprehensive approach. Here are a few tips –  Exercises Exercises for Hypercholesterolemia (High cholesterol in blood)Exercise programmes which includes both strengthening exercises and cardiovascular exercises have immense benefits in … Read more

Hypercholesterolemia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Prevention

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay)Fat is an essential component of our body. It is an essential body building element, Ayurveda too sharing the same opinion. But anything in excess or less is bad to health. It will cause imbalance in the system. Fat is no exception.Hypercholesterolemia is one such condition in which the … Read more

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