AYURVEDIC TREATMENT OF PAKSHAGHATA WITH SPECIAL REFRENCE TO HEMIPLEGIA A CASE REPORT
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Pakshaghata, Hemiplegia ,Stroke, Virechan ,Nasya

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Shrikhande, P. (2021). AYURVEDIC TREATMENT OF PAKSHAGHATA WITH SPECIAL REFRENCE TO HEMIPLEGIA A CASE REPORT. Ayurlog: National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, 9(04). https://doi.org/10.52482/ayurlog.v9i04.930

Abstract

Pakshaghata consider as  vata dosha predominant vyadhi.In pakshaghata Patient    usually present with  loss of function of a half of body or weakness of one half of body. The terms pakshagata, paksavadha and Ekanga roga are synonyms of the same disease. Pakshaghata is one of the major neurological disorders manifested as inability to move the group of muscle of either left or right side of  the  body .  According to modern terminology ,Hemiplegia is usually the sequel of cerebrovascular disorder or stroke and most cerebro-vascular diseases are manifested by the abrupt onset of a focal neurlogic deficit.  The references of pakshaghata found in charaka Samhita ,sushruta Samhita and Madhava nidana. So as per Ayurveda treatment for pakshghata is  panchakarma and shamana chikitsa. This case of 65 yrs old patient of pakshaghata treated with Ayurvedic management which includes procedure like  virechana,nasya in shodhana chikitsa and shamana chikitsa includes Amruta guggul, Hingwashtak churna,Dashmularishta,Gandharva haritaki churna etc.

https://doi.org/10.52482/ayurlog.v9i04.930
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