In Ayurvedic terms, hypertension is caused by an aggravated level of vata dosha and reduced kapha dosha. Certain lifestyle practices, diet, therapies, and herbs are prescribed to control high blood pressure.
As per Ayurveda, Arthritis is caused by improper digestion and metabolism. Thus, unprocessed metabolic products (ama) are formed, which is no less than a toxin. Arthritis has involvement of all three doshas, but primarily vata dosha.
Ayurveda recommends diet should be taken as per climate, place and your Prakriti. Ayurveda puts it as 'when the diet is wrong, medicine is of no use; when the diet is correct, medicine is of no need.' Following an Ayurvedic diet demands self-control and lifestyle change