The Anatomical and Physiological Perspectives of Siras and Dhamanis; Differences, Similarities and Related Disease

  • Sudhir M. Kandekar
  • Avinash B. Chavan

Abstract

Ayurveda is considered as traditional science of healing and well-being since it described many theories to remain healthy and free from disease conditions. Ayurveda described all aspects related to the anatomical and physiological functioning of body and in this regards Ayurveda also elaborated concepts of vessels that carry fluids from one place to another. The vein and artery are important vessels of body that carry bloods from one place to another Ayurveda also mentioned terms Siras and Dhamanis for vein and artery respectively. Dhamani is considered as thick vessels while Sira is considered as thin blood vessel. There are significant anatomical and physiological difference between Sira and Dhamani and understanding of these differences is very important for clinical point of view. Considering this concept present article explored anatomical and physiological considerations related to vein and artery.

Keywords: Ayurveda, Siras, Dhamanis, Vein, Artery

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Kandekar, S. M., and A. B. Chavan. “The Anatomical and Physiological Perspectives of Siras and Dhamanis; Differences, Similarities and Related Disease”. Himalayan Journal of Health Sciences, Vol. 4, no. 4, Dec. 2019, pp. 5-8, doi:10.22270/hjhs.v4i4.43.
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