2021 ◽  
Vol 12 (9) ◽  
pp. 21-26
Haripriya Vasudev ◽  
Madhushree HS ◽  
Ganesh Puttur

Lifestyle changes have contributed a lot in the manifestation and exacerbation of different disorders. Diseases can be prevented by doing nidana parivarjana, dinacharya, ritucharya, following sadvritta and following ashta ahara vidhi ayatana. Ritu shodhana will help to promote health and prevent the onset of diseases and also by doing the nidana parivarjana which will help to prevent the onset of diseases. Shodhana is an effective tool to prevent the lifestyle diseases also. This article will explain about the preventive measures of lifestyle disorders through Ayurvedic principles.

Gia Merlo

This chapter addresses the rise of lifestyle medicine. The impact of chronic diseases on health and quality of life are well-known within the medical community. Preventive medicine has only been partially successful in addressing these problems. For physicians to advocate healthy lifestyle choices for their patients, they must first understand what a healthy lifestyle entails. The Six Pillars of Lifestyle Medicine outline the six main lifestyle changes—healthful eating, increasing physical activity, improving sleep, managing stress, avoiding risky substances, forming and maintaining relationships—that physicians should promote to their patients. The global public health burden of diabetes, obesity, and other lifestyle diseases is increasing at an astounding rate. However, very few training programs have robust educational offerings for physicians on nonpharmacological treatment of obesity and diabetes.

Dr.Pallavi Bhirud ◽  
Dr. Borase Jayaprakash Balasaheb

The Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a metabolic disease characterized by absolute or relative insulin deficiency. Type 1 diabetes is commonly known as juvenile diabetes, because it typically strikes during childhood and sometimes adolescents, and young age group. Now in the whole world nearly about 24% of population is suffering from diseases. The first widely accepted classification of diabetes mellitus was published by WHO in 1980 named them as IDDM (type-1) and NIDDM (type-2) and Malnutrition related diabetes mellitus (MRDM) was introduced in 1985. In India Malnutrition has high prevalence rate Malnutrition during intrauterine and early childhood period may impair growth and development. This review provides an overview of Juvenile Diabetes in children with MRDM. The juvenile diabetes and MRDM is a palliative disease. It cannot be completely cured, but can be controlled by medication, food, Ayurvedic Chikitsa and Lifestyle Changes.

2018 ◽  
Vol 6 (3) ◽  
pp. 149-154
Vijaylaxmi Ramprasad Reddy ◽  
Ashwini A.Shitre

Ayurveda is the science of life, guiding in maintaining health and curing of diseases by balancing doshas-dhatus-malas and jatharagni. Ahara, nidra and brahmacharya form the pillars of health as per Ayurveda. Lifestyle diseases are those diseases whose occurrence is based on the daily habits of people and are a result of an inappropriate relationship of people with their environment. The main factors contributing to lifestyle diseases include bad food habits, physical inactivity and disturbed biological clock. Occupational lifestyle diseases include those caused by the factors present in the vicinity of pollutants. These factors are also responsible for environmental allergies. So, a healthy lifestyle must be adopted with a proper balanced diet, physical activity and by giving due respect to biological clock. Healthy lifestyle methods are now easily achievable with nutritional counselling, exercise training, de-addiction programmes, regular medical check-ups and stress management techniques. Ayurveda provides better solution in the guidelines of proper dietary management, lifestyle advises, panchakarma procedures like detoxification and bio-purification procedures, medicaments and rejuvenation therapies. In this revolutionized era, we cannot stop doing the developmental work, but we can certainly reduce our ailments with simple and effective measures in our lives as suggested in Ayurveda, the science of life.

2021 ◽  
Vol 9 (7) ◽  
pp. 1404-1408
Swathi Swathi ◽  
G Srinivasa Acharya ◽  
Aniruddha Aniruddha ◽  
Shrilatha Kamath

Lifestyle diseases are the burning problem today. The disease-causing lifestyles are Gramya achara, Apatarpana achara and Santarpana achara. The diseases which are caused due to such acharas are called lifestyle diseases. This is usually caused by unhealthy dietary habits and lack of physical exercise, leading to excess generation of Kapha and Medas. When this Kapha and Medas start accumulating in various parts of the body, it leads to Vyadhisankara / Aupasargika roga. Aupasargika roga includes Purvothpanna vyadhi / Purvarupa vyadhi and Upadrava vyadhi. Such type of Aupasargika roga is Urusthambha where the pathology can be divided into Purvarupa and Upadrava. Chikitsa also follows the pathology of the disease. The same has been attempted to capture in the below conceptual study. Keywords: Santarpana achara, Aupasargika roga, Urustambha, Purvarupa Vyadhi, Upadrava vyadhi, Kapha, Meda.

2018 ◽  
Vol 143 (09) ◽  
pp. 672-679
Barbara Stähli ◽  
Ulf Landmesser

AbstractAntithrombotic therapy and other secondary preventive measures such as lifestyle changes, lipid lowering and blood pressure control, along with coronary revascularization strategies, can markedly improve clinical outcomes in patients after an acute coronary syndrome. Current guideline-recommended secondary preventive measures in patients with a recent acute coronary syndrome event according to the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) are summarized in this review.

Cancers ◽  
2020 ◽  
Vol 12 (4) ◽  
pp. 816
Faisal Aziz ◽  
Mingxia Xin ◽  
Yunfeng Gao ◽  
Abhijit Chakroborty ◽  
Imran Khan ◽  

Gastric cancer risk evolves over time due to environmental, dietary, and lifestyle changes, including Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection and consumption of hot peppers (i.e., capsaicin). H. pylori infection promotes gastric mucosal injury in the early phase of capsaicin exposure. This relationship suggests a need to investigate the mechanism of how both H. pylori infection and capsaicin contribute to gastric inflammation and lead to gastric cancer. C57-Balb/c mice were infected with the H. pylori (SS1) strain and then fed capsaicin (0.05% or 0.2 g/kg/day) or not. Consequently, tumor size and phenotype were analyzed to determine the molecular mechanism driving the shift from gastritis to stomach cancer. Moreover, we used 2-difluoromethylornithine (DFMO) in mice to prevent gastric tumorigenesis by reducing inflammation and promoting recovery of disease-free stasis. This study provides evidence showing that a combination of H. pylori infection and capsaicin consumption leads to gastric carcinogenesis mediated through interleukin-6 (IL-6) stimulation with an incidence rate of 50%. The anti-inflammatory role of DFMO highlights the injurious effect of inflammation in gastric cancer development and the need to reduce gastric inflammation for cancer prevention by inhibiting IL-6. Accordingly, preventive measures such as reduced capsaicin consumption, H. pylori clearance, and DFMO treatment may lessen gastric cancer incidence.

2015 ◽  
Vol 36 (2) ◽  
pp. 167-167
A. J. Sybilski ◽  
A. Lusawa ◽  
A. Lipiec ◽  
B. Piekarska ◽  
F. Raciborski ◽  

2013 ◽  
Vol 2013 ◽  
pp. 1-8 ◽  
Julie Hakim ◽  
Mary K. Senterman ◽  
Antoine M. Hakim

This paper reviews the literature pertaining to the impact of preeclampsia not only on the mother but particularly on the children. The review points to the higher blood pressure in children born to preeclamptic mothers compared to controls, their increased tendency to suffer strokes, the reduction in their cognitive ability, and their vulnerability to depression. Mechanisms that may induce these changes are emphasized, particularly the placental vascular insufficiency and the resulting hypoxic and proinflammatory environments in which the fetus develops. The hypothesis proposed is that these changes in the fetal-placental environment result in epigenetic programming of the child towards a higher propensity for vascular disease. The review’s main recommendation is that, within ethical boundaries, the medical records of individuals born to preeclamptic mothers should clearly indicate this event and should be made available to the affected individuals so that preventive measures against vascular complications and lifestyle changes that may mitigate the latter can be instituted.

2018 ◽  
Vol 13 (2) ◽  
pp. 142-144
Katherine R. Arlinghaus ◽  
Craig A. Johnston

One of the greatest challenges to lifestyle medicine is patient adherence. Lifestyle diseases inherently require lifetime prevention and treatment. Therefore, adherence to lifestyle medicine recommendations must also be long-term. Long-term adherence implies that a routine incorporating health recommendations has been developed. Instead of focusing on the immediacy of adherence in lifestyle changes, health care providers could consider helping patients develop a routine to slowly incorporate those changes. This perspective may enable greater long-term adherence to lifestyle change recommendations.

Alina Reicherz ◽  
Patricia Rausch ◽  
Roman Herout ◽  
Joachim Noldus ◽  
Peter Bach

Abstract Purpose Urinary stone disease is a common disease with a prevalence of 4.7% in Germany. The incidence increased over the last decades, and recurrence rates are up to 50% in the first 5 years after diagnosis. Adequate preventive measures can avoid up to 46% of stone recurrences. These numbers outline the importance of prevention. Especially among high-risk stone formers, specific diagnostics and measures are required. Published data indicate the divergence between the importance of prevention and its implementation in everyday clinical practice. This is the first survey among German urological departments highlighting medical care concerning the prevention of recurrent urinary stone disease, identifying challenges and providing recommendations for improvements. Methods Two hundred and seventy urological hospital departments in Germany were anonymously surveyed about measurements to prevent recurrent stone disease. The questionnaire comprised 23 items dealing with diagnostics, counselling, knowledge among doctors concerning preventive measures and difficulties in preventing recurrent urinary stone disease. Results Sixty-three urological departments (23.8%) answered the survey. The majority perform stone analysis at first and repeat events. Most patients with urinary stone disease receive general advice on preventive measures during their hospitalization. General recommendations focus on fluid intake and lifestyle changes. However, specific diets are infrequently recommended by inpatient urologists. Diagnostics to identify high-risk stone formers are mostly insufficient, and guideline-compliant urine tests are uncommon. Conclusion The quality of secondary prevention needs to improve considerably. The focus should be put on identifying high-risk stone formers and offering those patients specific counselling. Furthermore, general advice on dietary recommendations should be extended.

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