Lifestyle Disorders

Lifestyle Disorders Diseases

Introduction: Lifestyle disorder is the term used for the diseases that arise because of unhealthy and improper lifestyle. The extent of these diseases have reached critical level in past few decades among the people in developing countries like India due to misuse of their economic prosperity and increased westernization in the lifestyle. Lifestyle disorders have reached to a very alarming level due to hectic lifestyle and irregularities among important aspects of day-to-day life such as awakening, sleeping, etc. Stress, improper eating habits and lack of exercise due to modern lifestyle and economic stability further intensifies these disorders.

Diseases: Some of the common lifestyle diseases effecting the lives of people include hypertension, depression, stress, diabetes, obesity, arthritis, thyroid, insomnia, etc.

Ayurvedic view: Ayurveda treats the lifestyle disorder in a completely different approach. Lifestyle disorders are mainly caused due to imbalance of three doshas i.e., vatta, pitta and kapha. Ayurveda focuses on maintaining the balance of these doshas by suggesting proper diet, proper lifestyle along with ayurvedic formulations.