Ayurveda is a rich heritage and wide scientific system of medicine. Many ancient scholars have compiled the art and science of ayurveda practiced at their times. They were in a position to explain anatomical, physiological, pathological and emergency medical care with special reference to conservation of heart. The incidence of heart diseases is increasing at an alarming rate in the society due to alteration in diet habit and life style. The global burden of disease study reported almost 25% out of total deaths due to cardiovascular diseases. It is predicted that by 2020 there would be a 111% increase in cardiovascular deaths in India. The cause of this increase is said to the epidemiological transition. The prevalence is more in urban population than rural population.
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