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Pandu roga the word itself describe as the disease in which there is presence of altered skin color like yellowish white discoloration of skin. Pandu widely described in various vedas and ayurvedic texts as an independent disease or associated symptoms of other disease. In modern it can be closely related with iron deficiency anemia on the basis of symptoms and causative factors. In a recent estimate, about 8.8% of global population is affected includes all age groups. It is most common form of anemia in India with root cause of nutritional deficiency. Due to high vegetarian diet and less dairy or poultry intake prevalence rate increases per year. Generally conditions arise when in race of fulfillment of livelihood people neglect their health issue by neglecting their nutritional values, which are low. Our challenge is to maintain the diet regime in order to aware the people about adverse effect of IDA (Iron deficiency anemia).



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Gothwal, R. ., & Goyal , D. K. (2018). Role of Pathya Apathya in management of Pandu vis a vis iron deficiency Anemia. Environment Conservation Journal, 19(3), 97–99.


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