ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISORDER: A CASE STUDY
Article Category: Case Reports
Author: Priyanka BV *, Manjunatha Adiga
Abstract: Chronic Kidney Disorder (CKD) is an abnormality of the Kidney characterized by the variation in Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) where proteinuria is a sensitive marker and Albumin is the most profuse urine protein. The complaints of CKD can be included under Bastigata Vikara. A 71-year male, with generalized swelling, breathing difficulty, decreased urine output associated with general weakness for 3 months with the variation in urea and creatinine which was 56. 2 mg/dl and 1.7 respectively and patient was diagnosed as grade three chronic kidney disease. This case was managed with Shotha Chikitsa Siddhanta (treatment principles of inflammatory diseases) with administration of combination of the powder of Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) and Shunti (Zingiber officinale), Butter Milk and Chandraprabha Vati. The improvement was observed with decrease in symptoms and urea and creatinine.
Keyword: Chronic Kidney Disorders, CKD, Shotha, Haritaki, Shunti, Terminalia chebula