UNDERSTANDING UNPRECEDENTED DISEASES IN THE LIGHT OF ANUKTHA VYADHI
Anandu V.* and Devika Chandran J.
Ayurvedic classics are rich in innumerable principles which can create a healthy state of body and mind. The variations in environment, climate, food, lifestyle and many other factors contribute to the changes in classical pattern of a disease or in the formation of an unprecedented disease. Ayurvedic Acharyas with their visionary ability could foresee this and hence mentioned the concept of Anukta Vyadhi to diagnose and cure such unprecedented diseases. Anukta Vyadhis are those diseases which were not mentioned by our Acharyas in Ayurvedic treatises but which exists at present and could appear in the future also. Here, author has made an effort to understand the unprecedented diseases in the light of Anukta Vyadhi which will enrich our knowledge and gives solace in diagnosis and treatment of such diseases.[Full Text Article]