2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part O
Diet and yoga for prevention of dyslipidemia (Medoroga) – A review
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Vineeta Singh, Dr. Shantanu Tiwari and Dr. Neeru Nathani
Dyslipidemia is one of the lifestyle disorders, occurs due to faulty food habits, less physical activities, irregular sleep, stress etc. It is defined as a metabolic disorder in which the levels of Lipoproteins, Cholesterol, and Triglyceridesare raised in plasma, as well as there is a deposition of lipids (esterified cholesterol) in the walls of arteries. It is one of the most important risk factors for Coronary Heart Disease. It may be considered as Medoroga under Santarpanjanya vyadhis in Ayurveda. Lipids may be correlated, with medas and hence medohara measures can be employed in the prevention of dyslipidemia (medoroga). High cost and side effects of modern medicines fordyslipidemia have led many peoples to search for alternate treatments. In Ayurvedic and Yogic classics, there are various principles to maintain the healthy life and these principles are not liable to changes at any time. Wholesome diet, regular exercise, proper sleep and certain Yogic Practices like asanas, shatkarma etc. play important role in prevention as well as stoppage of further progress of Dyslipidemia.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Vineeta Singh, Dr. Shantanu Tiwari, Dr. Neeru Nathani. Diet and yoga for prevention of dyslipidemia (Medoroga) – A review. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(1):846-848.