*Dr.P.Sudhakar Reddy, **Dr.Beena MD

*Prof &HOD, Dept.of PG Studies in Swasthavritta, JSS Ayurveda Medical College, Mysore

** Asst.Professor, Dept.of Kayachikitsa, JSS Ayurveda Medical College, Mysore 

 Corresponding auther :

Dr.P.Sudhakar Reddy

Prof&HOD,Dept.of Swasthavritta,JSS Ayurveda Medical College, Mysore-570028 

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Abstract

Ayurveda, the science of life describes hridaya (heart) is indispensable for all the normal mental and physical activities because entire sense of perception representing animation depends on the heart. Heart is the substratum of the ojas par-excellance and it is also control of the mind. A small injury or variation in ahara and vihara produce  syncope or uncosciousness , while any serious injury to it results to death.So hridaya should be protected from factors which cause unhappiness of the mind especially. Foods and activities which are good to heart should be used with all effort. In this article an honest review has been made regarding preventive measures as well as cardioprotecives (hridya

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