Rudhiramada

Hypertension is also called as rudhiramada by Dr. Dwivedi V N. Mada is one among the 43 types of raktaja vyadhis described in Charaka samhita. It is characterized by, “Mado harshaglanopanayan”. Harsha and Glani of rakta dhatu which results in its increased gati (movement) and matra (quantity).

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