ALOPECIA- Ayurveda Treatment, Diet, Hair Oils

n Ayurveda, hairfall is discussed under the headings of Khalithya and Indraluptha. They are two among the shirorogas (diseases of the head). The samprapti progresses as Pitta pradhana tridhoshas along with raktha reaches the root of hair, causing its detachment. In case of khalithya, the hair loss is gradual and generalised, while in indralupta it is sudden loss of hair in patches.

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE- Ayurveda Treatment, Diet,

Alzheimer’s disease is a condition characterized by the degeneration of neuronal cells in the brain resulting in dementia (loss of memory), altered thinking, and behavioral patterns. It is the most common cause of cognitive impairment in the elderly (The incidence and prevalence of the disease increases exponentially after 60 years of age, doubling in every 5 years). The pathogenesis and Ayurveda treatment of Alzheimer’s disease may be formulated regarding some of the disease models mentioned in the classical Ayurveda texts. The pathology of Alzheimer’s disease involves the degeneration of Kapala majja(brain) by vata resulting in the impairment of mental faculties like memory (smriti ), cognition (buddhi ), etc.

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