ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: EFFICACY OF AN AYURVEDIC INTERVENTION IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HYPERTENSION: A CASE STUDY
Article Category: Case Reports
Author: Anil Mangal *, Uma Mangal
Abstract: In the present era, Hypertension is a global health issue affecting the people throughout the world due to life style, stress and dietary habits. It is a non-communicable disorder which can affect the life and a causative factor of coronary vascular diseases like myocardial infarction and stroke. Approximately 40 % of the urban population and 18% rural population are suffering of this ailment throughout the world. Currently, a number of anti-hypertensive drugs are available to control hypertension but due to long term or lifelong application and adverse effect, a safe and economically management is require. Ayurvedic approach to pathogenesis of hypertension can provide the solution to rising cases of this illness. Objective: To assess the clinical efficacy of Sootshekhar rasalong with Akik pistiin the management of essential hypertension using with clinical symptoms and laboratory investigations. Material and Method: It was a single case study. Sootshekhar ras250 mg and Akik pisti250 mg twice in a day with water for 21 days were used. Results: Clinical symptoms were reduced and laboratory parameters were significantly changed from baseline to end of the treatment.
Keyword: Hypertension, Vyanbal vaishmya, Ayurved medicine, Sootshekhar ras, Akik pisti