ETIOPATHOGENESIS OF HYPERTENSION IN AYURVEDA

Rajashekhar V. Sanapeti, Sreelakshmi Chaganti
2012 International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy  
Hypertension is prevalent disorder with 33.5%, accounting for 6% of deaths worldwide. Various scattered references are present in Ayurvedic literature depicting Hypertension disease. Shonita dushti can be correlated with this particular disease. The detailed explanation of its nidana panchaka has been elaborated in terms of Hypertension. Here is an effort made to establish the etiopathogenesis of Hypertension in Ayurveda.
doi:10.7897/2277-4343.03618 fatcat:oh4dgke4preqrf3ew3bwaenzp4