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My approach to Vaata with physiological perspective

My approach to Vaata with physiological perspective ; Cikitsā Sthāna Chapter 28 Vātavyādhi Cikitśītām..Verse 4 ; The functional status of Vāta with its sub units can be better understood by analyzing certain physiological events. The normal electrical conduction in the heart allows the impulse that is generated by the sinoatrial node (SA node) of the… Continue reading My approach to Vaata with physiological perspective

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Rakta Avrita Vata

Rakta Avrita Vata        Vata dosha alongwith ruksha, laghu, shita, khara, suksma guna possesses cala guna. Yasya prerane shakti sa cala .Va.Su.1/40 (Arundatta) Cala guna is essential for avyahatgati of vata dosha and also for the pravartan (stimulation), chesta (movement), vyuhakar (organizing), ksepta (excretion), santan gati (sinus rhythym), pumping and pulsation. Thus whenever… Continue reading Rakta Avrita Vata

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Vyāna Āvr̥ta Samāna

Vyāna Āvr̥ta Samāna There is interplay between gati of vyāna with gati of Samāna. Therefore when rasa vikshepan karma of vyāna related to Samāna vāyu is vitiated, the later becomes āvr̥ta and in turn annapācana, vivechan and munchan karma of Samāna are inhibited or decreased. Sympathetic nerves have dual action in some cases; it increases… Continue reading Vyāna Āvr̥ta Samāna

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Shat-kriyakala – modern time review

Shat-kriyakala – modern time review ; Acharya Sushruta has described the concept of Kriyakala which seeks to explain the incident of vrana in terms of dosha disturbance. Vrana in modern parlance may be described as inflammatory process which may lead on to suppuration and ulceration. The concept of Kriyakala describes the mode and stages of… Continue reading Shat-kriyakala – modern time review

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Salient features of Amlapitta

Salient features of Amlapitta Salient features of amlapitta ; The acid environment within the stomach leads to cleavage of the inactive precursor to pepsin and provides the low pH (<2) required for pepsin activity. Pepsin activity is significantly diminished at a pH of 4 and irreversibly inactivated and denatured at a pH of >7. Achlorhydria… Continue reading Salient features of Amlapitta