Raktagata vata

Y.N Upadhyaya has equated the term Raktagata vata for  Hypertension. The disease raktagata vata, is mentioned under the context of vatavyadhi. The symptoms of Raktagata vata are; Teevraruja (severe pain), santapa, vaivarnya (discolouration), krishatha (emaciation), aruchi
(anorexia), stambata (stiffness) soon after consuming food. Some more symptoms have also been added by Ashtanga hridaya namely– Swapam (numbness), Raga (redness) and bhrama (giddiness).

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