Utility of Modern Diagnostic Tools in Ayurveda

  • Monika Gupta Assistant Professor, Department of Roga Nidana and Vikruti Vijnana, Government Ayurvedic Medical College, Akhnoor, Jammu & Kashmir, India.
Keywords: Modern Imaging Tools, Ayurveda

Abstract

Doshas are considered to be functional parameters that auto regulate the physiology of body. Disequilibrium in state of Doshas and other components leads to pathological state. Different types of disturbances result in different disorders and in different forms. So, the approach to diagnose and to treat is also different. To reach probable diagnosis and to adopt probable treatment modality physician is required with various diagnostic tools. Pareeksha has been explained in classical texts by various Acharyas. They have also mentioned about various Yantras in Ayurveda mainly Nadi Yantra. With the advancement in medical field, varied imaging techniques can also be utilised in Ayurveda for diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic purpose. Various imaging tools such as Electroencephalography (EEG), Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Computed tomography (CT scan), Ultrasonography (USG) and Electrocardiography (ECG) can be utilised to monitor any irregularity and to reach probable diagnosis. Hence, an effort has been made to put forth an insight into the utility of imaging tools in Ayurveda.

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How to Cite
Monika Gupta. (2021). Utility of Modern Diagnostic Tools in Ayurveda. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(5), 288 - 290. Retrieved from https://www.jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1622
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