Siragata vata

The term siragata vata has been mentioned by Acharya G N Chaturvedi for the disease Hypertension. Siragata vata is described under vatavyadhi. It is described in Brihatrayis. When there is vata prakopa in siras, it causes many diseases related cardiovascular system. Lakshanas mentioned under siragata vata are –Mandaruja (dullpain), shopha (oedema), kampa (tremor), aspandana (non pulsatile) in siras but there will be akunchana (contraction) in them.