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Management of Dyslipidaemia with Special Reference to Unani Medicine | Original Article

S.M. Ahmer1 Ataullah Fahad2 in Anusandhan (RNTUJ-AN) | Multidisciplinary Academic Research






Dyslipidaemia is a major health problem in today’s society because of the inappropriate style of living which leads to many health problems out of which cardiovascular diseases are the most serious complication of dyslipidaemia. As dyslipidaemia has been closely linked to the pathophysiology of cardiovascular diseases and it is due to abnormally elevated levels of lipoproteins in the blood. The prevalence of dyslipidaemia in India is very high. Many disorders, including cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, and hypertension, have been related to it. It can cause a variety of life-threatening consequences if left untreated. It is a major independently modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease. This paper is an attempt to understand the concept of dyslipidaemia in light of the Unani System of Medicine and its proper management which focuses on the recommendations of Unani medicine like diet therapy, regimenal therapy, and pharmacotherapy which play a significant interventional role in the management of dyslipidaemia.