A CONCEPTUAL STUDY ABOUT ETIOPATHOGENESIS OF VIBANDHA AND ROLE OF AYURVEDA IN ITS MANAGEMENT: A REVIEW

Shubham Gupta, Pradeep S Shindhe
2017 International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy  
Constipation is a condition characterized by infrequent bowel movements resulting in the passage of small amounts of hard and dry stool. This is brought about by numerous causative factors amongst them three major causes which include dietary, mental and lifestyle factors. Constipation is characterized by unsatisfactory defecation that results from infrequent stools, difficult stool passage, or both. It significantly affects the quality of life, social functioning, and inability to perform
more » ... ity to perform activities of daily living individuals. A review that in spite of appropriate adjustment to these patterns and reassurance, patients often fail to relieve the problem of constipation. Hence there is a need for exploration a food-based, natural and drug-based convenient alternative for potential solutions to the problem of constipation, which includes lifestyle modification in early stage and by drug therapy assessing the dosha-dushya samurchana on which Ayurveda treatment depends. The present communication deals etiopathogenesis and management of vibandha (constipation) with its Ayurvedic perspectives.
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