Margavarodha, Mārgāvarodha, Marga-avarodha: 2 definitions


Margavarodha 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: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Mārgāvarodha (मार्गावरोध):—Obstruction of passage.

Source: Ayushdhara: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial of Vijayadi - Vati on Kashtartava (Primary Dysmenorrhoea)

Mārgāvarodha (मार्गावरोध) refers to the “obstruction of passage for menstrual blood” according to the principles of Ayurveda: a branch of ancient Indian science dealing with health, medicine, anatomy, etc.—In the process of pathogenesis of primary dysmenorrhea (kaṣṭārtava), changes occurred in Vata dosha can be considered as foremost step. Vitiation of Vata can be occurred in two ways Dhatukshaya (state of malnutrition at micro cellular level) and Margavarodha (obstruction of passage for menstrual blood). Vata is the main responsible factor, though other Doshas only be present as associates to it. So, pain is produced due to vitiation of only Vata dosha or in combination with other Doshas.

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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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