Prevention of Ardhavabhedaka (Migraine) by means of diet and lifestyle modification
Singh Shani, Singh Vineeeta and Bhushan Shakti
In the current scenario the burden of Ardhavabhedaka continues to increases gradually, due to rapidly disturbances in the living style and behavior pattern of people. It is described under shiroroga occurs due to vitiation all the three dosha. According to contemporary perspective Ardhavabhedaka can be correlated with Migraine. This condition is characterized by the unilateral headache with paroxysmal nature and associated with symptoms like photophobia, nausea, vomiting, and sensory abnormalities. Migraine accounts for 16% of the primary headache and affects 10-20% of the general population as listed by IHS. It has negative impact on quality of life and economy of individual & family. In spite of advanced technology and researches, the advanced medication is failing to give the best outcome over the Ardhavabhedaka. Thus there is dire need of multidimensional non pharmacological methods for precluding of it. By wholesome diet, regular exercises, apt sleep and certain yogic practices like Asanas, Pranayama, and Meditation play significant role in management as well as further progress of Ardhavabhedaka.