Nature Deficit Disorder: An Ayurvedic Approach to Understanding and Treating Attention Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder By Saran Ekambaram

When Ayurvedic classical texts were first being written, there was no such disease labeled as attention deficit disorder (hereafter referred to as ADD). Therefore, this paper will look to understand what ADD is via the western definition, and how that applies to understanding it through the lens of Ayurveda as a disease of majja dhatu (nervous system) and manas (the mind).