Ayurveda for the Management of Non Communicable Diseases

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Journal of Ayurveda Medical Sciences,2017,2,3,214-215.
Published:July 2017
Author(s) affiliations:

Galib Ruknuddin

Department of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi 110076, India.


Modern world is changing rapidly and our life style has changed drastically over the years. Everything we do in our day-to-day lives is choreographed in such a way that demands speed; a race we all are compelled to take part in forcing us to live in materialistic world far away from peace and happiness. In comparison, our ancestors led a healthy and happy life because, they had used holistic remedies that complemented well with the nature. All age groups of current scenario are prone to Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Evidence shows that 16 million of all deaths attributed to NCDs occur before the age of 70. Children, adults and the elderly all are vulnerable to the risk factors that contribute to NCDs, whether from unhealthy diets, physical inactivity, exposure to tobacco smoke or the effects of the harmful use of alcohol.[1] Few Key facts about NCD’s are given below.[1] Read More ..