An Ayurvedic Management Of Sthaulya w.s.r. Obesity: A Case Study



  • Manish Kumar Sharma Assistant Professor, Department of Sharir Kriya, Mahaveer Ayurvedic Medical College & Hospital, Sardhana Road, Pohalli, Meerut, U.P, India
  • Ramakant Sharma M.D., PG Department of Sharir Kriya, NIA Jaipur & Demonstrator, Govt. Ayurveda Nurse/ Compounder Training center, Ajmer, Rajasthan
  • Sarika Yadav Lecturar, PG Department of Sharir Kriya, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India



Sthaulya, Obesity, Meda Vriddhi, Daurbalya, Swas krichta


Now a day’s peoples are not conscious about their health. In today's era, obesity is growing very fast due to lifestyle changes. According to W.H.O obesity is the fifth leading risk for global deaths. The double burden of the disease was more observed in lower and middle-income countries. Many diseases arise due to obesity like Diabetes, Hypertension, Heart disease, etc. in modern medicine there is no treatment for obesity. In Ayurveda obesity can be correlated with Sthaulya or Meda Vriddhi. A 42-year-old patient rush to Ayurvedic hospital for better treatment with Sthaulya (obesity), Daurbalya (Debility), Swas krichta (Shortness of breath), Ati-Kshudha, (excessive eating) and Ati-Pipasa (excessive thirst) etc. The patient got a surprising change in his subjective and objective criteria by administering some Ayurvedic medicines and changes in his daily routine.


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Sharma, M. K., Sharma, R., & Yadav, S. (2021). An Ayurvedic Management Of Sthaulya w.s.r. Obesity: A Case Study: DOI: International Research Journal of Ayurveda & Yoga, 4(2), 41–47.