Indian Journal of Integrative Medicine <pre><strong>Discipline:</strong> Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Traditional medicine, Biomedicine<br /><strong>Starting Year:</strong> 2019<br /><strong>Current volume:</strong> Volume 4<br /><strong>Issue per year:</strong> 4 issues<br /><strong>Editor-in-chief:</strong> Dr. Parin N. Parmar, India<br /><strong>Indexing:</strong> Google Scholar<br /><strong>E-mail: <a href=""></a></strong><br /><br /></pre> en-US (Parin N Parmar) (Dr. Rashmi Agrawal) Wed, 13 Apr 2022 13:09:13 -0500 OJS 60 Physical Activity and Risk of Obesity Among Urban Preadolescents - Point of Concern During Pandemic <p>Childhood obesity is an emerging risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in the future. Hormonal activity during preadolescent period along with other modifiable factors like environmental, social and physical can have a profound effect on the physical, physiological and psychological growth of Preadolescent. Physical activity during childhood period is a measure of energy expenditure that helps in active growth of the child. During the pandemic period, extensive lifestyle changes and sedentary behavior has forced many children to remain physically inactive. Children exhibit low level of physical activity in the recent years. High calorie binge eating and sedentary lifestyle coupled with hormonal changes predispose to vicious cycle of obesity related disorders among urban preadolescents. Promoting physical activity by using gadgets and school initiatives for fitness during lockdown helps to monitor childhood obesity at an early age.</p> CHITRA M Copyright (c) 2022 CHITRA M Sat, 30 Apr 2022 00:00:00 -0500 Application of naturopathy management on non-alcoholic fatty liver and cholilithiasis – A case report <p>Cholelithiasis and Non-alcoholic Fatty liver disease are the most common hepatobiliary disorder which are reported in hospitals. Damage to the hepatic cells due to high cholesterol, improper food and imbalanced bile results in the cascade of hepatobiliary disorders. Here is a case of a 64-year male patient with a previous history of cholilithiasis has indigestion and frequent burping for the past 2 months. In the ultra-sonogram findings, he was diagnosed with Cholelithiasis, Fatty liver grade 1 with simple hepatic cyst (1.3 cm), hypercholesterolemia. This case study was done to investigate the effect of Dietary management and liver flush in Cholelithiasis and fatty liver. The patient was given 10 days fruit diet and given liver flush on the 11thday followed by dietary modification for a month. After the treatment his cholesterol level reduced from 207 to 149 while bilirubin level also showed reduction from 2.44 to 2.17. Ultra-sonogram findings shows that normal liver size and echo texture and absence of calculi in Gall bladder. Under this case study we can conclude that there is a positive improvement in the hepatobiliary disorder by following the Naturopathic management</p> Anto Princy, Prabu Poornachandran, Mangaiarkarasi Narayanasamy Copyright (c) 2022 Anto Princy, Prabu Poornachandran, Mangaiarkarasi Narayanasamy Wed, 13 Apr 2022 00:00:00 -0500 Utility of Herbal plants for treating osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis <p><strong>Background:</strong> Arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder. Arthritis is of more than a hundred types but the major two forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis RA. Both of these major forms of arthritis are associated with deformation in the joints along with a decrease in overall quality of life. <strong>Aim:</strong> The primary aim of this review is to determine the safety and efficacy of various herbal plants which have a positive impact on OA and RA. This review summarized the mechanism, trials, and treatment of various herbal plants on OA and RA. <strong>Methods:</strong> Different databases present in PubMed, Google Scholar, and were evaluated in extracting the information on various types of herbs used in OA and RA. <strong>Conclusion:</strong> The herbs showed promising results in the treatment of OA and RA. Despite the given studies more studies and clinical trials are required to determine the exact safety and efficacy of herbs in the treatment of OA and RA.</p> salwa_mahmood Copyright (c) 2022 salwa_mahmood Wed, 11 May 2022 00:00:00 -0500