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How To Keep Your Joints Healthy?
Joint Pain According To Ayurveda: As per Ayurveda, degeneration of joints (primary reason for most of joint pain) is termed as Sandhigatavata. Sandhivata is first described by Acharya Charaka as Sandhigata Anila with symptoms of Shotha (swelling) which when aggravated, feels like a bag filled with air and Shula (pain) on Prasarana and Akunchana (pain on flexion and extension of the joints). As age advances, the influence of Vata Dosha progresses, resulting in the process of gradual degeneration of the body. Sandhigatavata (osteoarthritis) is one of the consequences of this process, which is common in the elderly people. This is one of the major causes of chronic disability, affecting the quality of life. Prevalence...