World Journal of
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Abstract

EFFECT OF CLASSICAL VAMANA KARMA AND SOME AYURVEDA MEDICINE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HYPOTHYROIDISM: A CASE STUDY

Dr. Amrita Bhattarai*, Dr. Champak Ku. Pathak, Dr. Gopesh Manga3 and Dr. Gunjan Garg

ABSTRACT

Hypothyroidism is one of the most common functional disorder of the thyroid gland and is very commonly encountered problem in clinical practice. The common symptoms of hypothyroidism includes fatigue, increased sensitivity of cold, constipation, dry skin, weight gain, puffy face, hoarseness of voice, muscle weakness, pain and stiffness or swelling of joints, irregular menstrual periods, thinning of hair, impaired memory etc. In spite of many advances, the modern management of Hypothyroidism still remains unsatisfactory .Ayurveda through its holistic approach particularly Panchakarma which aims at eliminating the basic causative factor and other morbid factors involved in the disease helps in effective management of this disease. Among Panchakarma procedures, Vamana Karma is found to be very effective in the management of Hypothyroidism. Due to Margavaranajanya Samprapti and Kapha dominant state with Pitta Dushti, to remove obstruction of Kapha, Vamana (Thereupetic emesis) has been found beneficial. This article presents a single case report in which previously diagnosed case of Hypothyroidism was treated successfully with Vaman Karma and oral Ayurveda medicine.

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