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Article: AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF STHOOLA PRAMEHI: A CASE REPORT
Article Category: Case Reports
Author: Swathi Raj *, Shivakumar, Aparajita Das
Abstract: Sthoolapramehi is a type of santarpanajanyavyadhi(disease due to overnutrition) which has been included in classification of prameharoga according to Shareeraprakruti. In allied science, the disease is correlated as disbesity due to resemblance of sign and symptoms. Ayurveda has a holistic treatment approach for sthoolapramehi. According to Ayurveda Shodhananga Snehapana followed with Virechana and internal medication is considered as the best line of management. Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of ayurvedic management in sthoolapramehi. Methods: it is single case study on sthoolapramehi was advised with ayurvedic treatment with modified diet and lifestyle. The treatment planned was Deepana-pachana (Rukshana) with Udwarthana and Parisheka, Snehapana (Shodhananga Snehapana) followed by Virechana. After the whole course of therapy, it was found significant relief in sign and symptoms. The therapy marked relief. Conservative management of Sthoolaparamehi through Ayurvedic principle provides significant relief and improves quality of life so has been presented in this article.
Keyword: Sthoolaprameha, Disbesity, Apatarpana, Ayurveda