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The session commenced by the introduction of the guest speaker by Dr. Sakshi
Bakshi, Asst. Prof., Then, this is followed by the inspiration words by the guest
speaker. After that sir enlightened the students about the insights of prameha i.e..
Prameha, as described by Acharya Charka & Sushruta is one of the disorders that
have emerged out of urban lifestyle. The causes and symptomatology of
Madhumeha described few thousand years back run parallel with the causes of
Diabetes Mellitus mentioned by the system of modern medicine. Hence,
Madhumeha can be co-related with diabetes mellitus. In all, 20 types of Prameha
have been described based on the predominance of Vata, Pitta & Kapha.
Madhumeha’ is a subtype of Vataja prameha. There are four types of Vataja
Prameha i.e. Vasameha , Majjameha, Hastimeha and Madhumeha. Ayurveda
includes Prameha amongst Ashto Mahagada. It is of two kinds viz one due to vata
vriddhi caused by dhatu kshaya and another by vata vriddhi caused by obstruction of
channels of vata by other doshas
Dr. Mayur Deshmukh
Assistant Professor – Rog -Nidan Department
Government Ayurvedic College, Osmanabad, Maharashtra