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ANALYSIS OF HYPOTHYROIDISM IN AURVEDIC VIEW
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hypothyroidism HPT AXIS , Kapha vata dosha vrudhi pitta kshay , Agnimandya ,Ama

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PRAJAKTA PATIL. (2020). ANALYSIS OF HYPOTHYROIDISM IN AURVEDIC VIEW . Ayurlog: National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, 8(02). Retrieved from https://ayurlog.com/index.php/ayurlog/article/view/519

Abstract

Thyroid gland disorders are growing worldwide health issue .Global incidence of hypothyroidism is increasing as thyroid gland easily responsible to stimuli like stress and anxiety1. According to WHO 2 billion people are iodine deficient world wide 2.relative iodine deficiency causes goiter and severe deficiency causes hypothyroidism. women are 2-10 times more likely to develop these conditions.

There is exact no co-relation of thyroid gland in Ayurveda. But the a Ayurvedic system of medicine is very futuristic and it doesn’t emphasize on naming the disease .It rather insist on understanding the constitutional status of a disease and adopting an appropriate treatment. The main action of thyroid hormone is to act as a spark to start up body metabolism at cellular level .In Ayurveda it can be co- related with the actions of Agni. The Jatharagni responsible for digestion and absorption of food with assistance of saman vayu3. .Bhutagni responsible for transformation of heterogenous substance to homogenous substance.4 Dhatwagni responsible for metabolism and convert aahar-ras into sar and kitta5 These vitiated agni causes vitiation in doshas which leads to various diseases like hypo and hyperthyroidism .Also the symptoms of hypothyroidism can be co-related with imbalanced Dosha Dushya.Nidan sevan and ama further aggrevates the symptoms of hypothyroidism. . So the present article aims to study hypothyroidism from ayurvedic point of view – thyroid hormone its physiology, vitiation of dosha dushya ama agnimandya in hypothyroidism and brief management of it.

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