International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Ayurveda | India | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023

A Conceptual Study of Chankramana (Walking) w.s.r. to Madhumeha

Dr. Pankaj Kaushik [2] | Dr. Ritu [19]

Abstract: Introduction: Due to abundance in the disease prevalence various methods are adopted to cure this. Chankramana comes under the category of Vyayama and this helps in maintaining the general health of the body. In Prameha Nidan, Acharya Charak mentioned that person have hatred towards Chankramana is more prone to Prameha. Aim and Objective: To explore the concept of Chankramana mentioned in Samhitas, and its implication in Madhumeha. Materials and Method: The available Samhita along with the prior research works, publications, related material available on internet. Outcome and Discussion: In treatment of Prameha, person that cannot afford treatment cost should walk Shata - Yojan or More in a year to get rid from this diseases. Dalhana specify this walk as Chankraman. As walking requires no special skills or facilities hence it is achievable by nearly all groups with no risk little injury risk. Walking as exerciseis an excellent way to manage Type 2 diabetes and health of people with life style disorders. As walking 5 miles a day or 10, 000 steps foot reduce take up insulin almost 25%. Conclusion: Chankramana increases movement of Vayu in body. According to Ashraya - AshrayiBhava, when Vayu increases Kapha decreases. This decreases Medovruddhi which act at Medodhatwagni level, which in turn decreases Prameha and its related symptoms.

Keywords: Chankramana, Prameha, Madhumeha, diabetes, walking

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,

Pages: 1822 - 1824

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