Author: Ajay Kumar SharmaPublisher: Sri Satguru PublicationsYear: 2005Language: EnglishPages: 238ISBN/UPC (if available): 8170308275
The book, Heart Disorders and their care in Ayurveda written by the well known author Professor Ajay Kumar Sharma is a complete and comprehensive treatise on the subject. This is the first book is English which deals with the subject in all completeness and clarity covering all aspects of Hrdroga as described in various treatise of Ayurveda. The entire text is richly supported with original references from Ayurvedic classics. Latest information regarding verous aspects of modern Cardiology have been incorporated with the objective of providing basic knowledge to readers especially to Ayurvedic students, physicians and teachers for creating awareness among masses about the important possible role which Ayurveda may play for preventing various Cardiac Disorders. Separate chapters have been added on aetiopathology of Hardroga in Ayurveda with their principles of management, clinical approach in the examination of a cardiac patient, investigations recommended, some important cardiac disorders with their Ayurvedic approach of management, Ayurvedic approach of dietary management of cardiac disorders and role of Yoga and life style modifications in preventing Hrdroga (Cardiac Disorders). Most valuable information is presented in the chapter on Tips for preventing heart diseases and prolonging life span. The author of the book being a senior Professor of Ayurvedic Medicine in National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur and being a reputed physician and researcher, this book has been richly benefited by his scholarship and professional experience. It is expected that this book will be useful for prosperous readers.
CHAPTERSI. Cardiology in Ayurveda: General ConsiderationsII. Clinical Approach in the Examination of a Cardiac PatientIII. Laboratory Investigations Recommended in Cardiac PatientsIV. Hrdroga in AyurvedaV. Heart FailureVI. ShockVII. Inflammatory Diseases of the HeartVIII. Rheumatic Heart DiseasesIX. Ischaemic Heart diseasesX. Hyperlipidaemia in AyurvedaXI. Prevention of Ischaemic Heart DiseasesXII. HypertensionsXIII. Introduction to Congenital Heart diseasesXIV. Ayurvedic Approach of Dietary Management of HydrogaXV. Role of Yoga of Life Style Modifications in Preventing HrdrogaXVI. Conditions Warranting a Physician for referring a patients to CardiologistsXVII. Tips for Preventing Heart Diseases and Prolonging Life SpanXVIII. Use of Some Herbal Drugs in Cardiovascular DisordersBIBLIOGRAPHY