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Welcome to the October issue of 'AFY-IAA Newsletter'.
India is celebrating 'Deepavali' (Lamp festival) this month. This great festival is the holy memory of the victory of Satya (truth) against devils. Indian New year also starts after Deepavali. Dhanatrayodashi (October 17, 2017) is celebrated as the start of the Diwali festival in India. This day is special for all followers of ayurveda as this is the day when we venerate Lord Dhanvantari - the god of Indian Medicine or Ayurveda. We wish to celebrate this day by wishing all our readers Happy Diwali & Healthy , Happy New Year!
Article in this issue is "Ayurvedic Treatment of Dengue Fever"
Dengue fever is very common in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. It has increased in frequency recently.
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Prof. Em. Dr. Subhash Ranade,Chairman, IAA And Dr. Sunanda Ranade,Vice-Chairman, IAA,
are visiting several foreign countries since last 35 years and have given lectures at different Institutions, Universities and have organized seminars on various topics of Ayurveda and Yoga and also have given Ayurvedic consultations to thousands of patients. Propagation of Ayurveda is their Karma yoga and motto of Life. Their efforts of propagation of Ayurveda Worldwide started 34 years in 1982. Till today they have visited 75 countries in all 5 continents around the World. (And the efforts are still continued till today). They are writing series of articles about their experience of travel in various foreign countries for the readers of Ayurveda-foryou.com and IAA Newsletter.
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Article Of The Month: Ayurvedic Treatment of Dengue Fever
Dengue fever is a disease caused by number of viruses. These viruses spread by the bite of mosquitoes and are transmitted to the human body. The disease is very common in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. Dengue fever has increased in frequency recently. This increase is believed to be due to a combination of urbanization, population growth, increased international travel, and global warming.
When a mosquito carrying dengue fever virus bites a healthy human, the virus travels in the blood stream and then starts multiplying itself in the whole body. Dengue fever is not contagious, which means one person cannot pass it directly to another. The main virus causing dengue fever is carried by a mosquito named "Aedes aegypti" which transmits the virus to humans through its bite.
Major Indication For Dengue Fever - Dengue virus destroyes the body's capacity to produvce new platelets during the period it is effective. The platelate count for a normal person varies from 1.5 Lakh - 2.5 Lakh per unit volume. On getting infected the patients platelete count starts falling.Platelet count below 1.O Lakh /volume is alarming - immediate medical attention is required.
Dengue Ayurvedic View Point - In Ayurveda, dengue is known as 'Dandaka jvara'. Although there is no specific treatment for disease, Ayurveda stresses on strengthening immune system of the body and keeping a control on fever.
Ayurvedic Treatments for Dengue Fever - Here are some treatment options that can enhance the cure of dengue fever -
Mix Shunthi Churna with Hinguleshwar and now take this mixture at least 4 times daily...
Another Ayurvedic medicine used for treatment of dengue fever is Tulsi ...
Papaya leaves juice is a natural remedy for dengue fever. Take two leaves...
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