Ekangavata, Ekanga-vata: 1 definition


Ekangavata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Easy Ayurveda: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms

Ekangavata: Vata vitiated in any part of the body afflicts that part and causes Ekanga vata. If the morbid vata / vayu is vitiated in the hand it can cause symptoms resembling CTS because the symptoms like pain, numbness, loss of movements, feeling of needles, pins and ants etc are generally caused by morbid vayu be it the whole body or a part of it. To be precise Ekanga vata in the hand can be the symptoms of CTS manifested due to the degeneration of tendons in the carpal tunnel leading to median nerve irritation.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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