Diagnosis in Ayurveda

Diagnosis in Ayurveda

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Diagnosis in Ayurveda

There are three main methods for diagnosing a disease and Dosha imbalance in a person. They are:
  • Darsana Pareeksha
    By observing the patient’s physical appearance and symptoms- colour of skin, hair, eyes, behaviors, body condition etc.
  • Prasna Pareeksha
    By asking detailed questions to know about the degree of imbalance of each Dosha.
  • Sparshana Pareeksha
    It includes checking the pulse (Nadi Pareeksha), palpitation, percussion and auscultation of a person.
Also diseases can be diagnosed in either eight steps or ten stepsAshta Sthana Pareeksha (Eight step diagnosis)

There are three main methods for diagnosing a disease and Dosha imbalance in a person. They are:By observing the patient’s physical appearance and symptoms- colour of skin, hair, eyes, behaviors, body condition etc.By asking detailed questions to know about the degree of imbalance of each Dosha It includes checking the pulse (Nadi Pareeksha), palpitation, percussion and auscultation of a person. Also diseases can be diagnosed in either eight steps or ten steps

  • Nadi (Pulse diagnosis)
  • Jihwa (examination of tongue)
  • Malam (examination of stool)
  • Mootram (examination of urine)
  • Sabdam (examination of voice)
  • Sparsanam (examination of body temperature)
  • Drik (examination of eye ball)
  • Akriti (examination of the physique)
Dasa Visha Pareeksha (Ten step diagnosis)

  • Dooshyam (examination of the seven Dhathus and Doshas)
  • Desam(examination of the surroundings)
  • Balam (examination of the strength)
  • Kalam (examination of season)
  • Analam (examination of Agni)
  • Prakruti (examination of Body Constitution)
  • Vayas ( examination of Age)
  • Satwam (examination of Mental Power)
  • Satmyam (examination of Compatibility)
  • Aharam (examination of food habits)