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Year : 2023  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 41-50

Recent advances in diagnosis and management of ischemic heart diseases in perspective of contemporary and Ayurveda medicine—a comprehensive review

1 Department of Samhita Siddhant, All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi, Delhi, India
2 Department of Sharir Kriya, All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi, Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Aishwarya Ashish Joglekar
Samhita Siddhant, Dr. D.Y. Patil Ayurved College and Research Centre, Pimrpti, Pune
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jism.jism_92_22

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Ischemic heart disease (IHD) or commonly known as coronary heart disease is considered as of the important cause of morbidity and mortality across the globe. This condition affects both the structure and function of heart muscle. Its prevalence should be considered since the advent of human life as even classical texts of Ayurveda have given ample emphasis on physiology and pathology of Hridroga (heart diseases). This is thus a topic of interest for the cardiologists, Ayurveda physicians, and general physicians. In order to cope with the transformations in the field of medicine, especially critical care, one must be well versed with the recent advances especially concerning this critical field of cardiology. The available classical literature regarding Hridroga and contemporary literature pertaining to IHD is reviewed in the present study with the help of robust search of different databases, published scientific works to present solid knowledge foundation for effective diagnosis, management, and research opportunities concerning filed of cardiology. The advances concerning the different clinical and preclinical trials on interventional drugs in treatment of IHD along with the different observational and exploratory studies done to understand the pathophysiology of Hridroga are highlighted in this article. Encouraging findings were achieved by the means of a thorough review put forth in the article which elaborates to highlight the recent advances in the research, diagnosis, management, and prevention of IHD in terms of both Ayurvedic and contemporary approaches.

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