ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: EFFECT OF STHIRADI NIRUHA BASTI IN MYOPIA (PRATHAMA PATALAGATA TIMIRA): A CASE STUDY
Article Category: Case Reports
Author: Gahalawat Manpreet * and Kumar Pankaj
Abstract: Refractive error is very common eye disorder. It affects day today activities of people unless taken care properly. Uncorrected refractive errors are most frequently encountered cause for visual impairment. Myopia referred to as short sightedness, is most common eye diseases worldwide. Myopia is state of refraction in which parallel rays of light are brought to focus in front of retina of a resting eye. It is highly prevalent in our society, affecting at least 25% of adult population in US and is even more common in Asian countries affecting up to 84% of adolescents. In India Myopia prevalence ranging from 6.9% to 19.7%. One recent study suggested that students exposed to extensive study work are at higher risk of developing Myopia. A 24 years old female patient from Agroha Haryana visited our OPD on 13/09/2019. She was complaining of weak eyesight from 7 years. Patient has a history of kidney stone due to which she has suffered of vomiting for continuous 7 days, 7 years ago. Due to this gradually she developed weak eye sight. Before 5 years patient also suffered from typhoid and after that she lost her weight and became underweight on basis of all finding’s patient was diagnosed as Prathama Patalagata Timira along with Karshayahara. Sthiradi Niruha Basti was given as main treatment procedure along with Tarpana. Given treatment pacifies vata along with pitta dosha because of their Guna and Karma. Hence Sthiradi Niruha Basti could be a good line of treatment with other suitable procedures in Pratham Patalagata Timira or Myopia.
Keyword: Sthiradi Niruha Basti, Pratham Patalagata Timira, Myopia