A Case Study on effect of Vamana Karma in Lupus Induced Hypothyroidism

  • Dr. Rakesh Kumar GR Post Graduate Scholar, Department of PG Studies in Panchakarma, Govt. Ayurveda Medical College, Mysuru, Karnataka, India.
  • Dr. Varsha Kulkarni Professor, Department of PG Studies in Panchakarma, Govt. Ayurveda Medical College, Mysuru, Karnataka, India.
  • Dr. Shilpa MS Assistant Professor, Department of PG Studies in Panchakarma, Govt. Ayurveda Medical College, Mysuru, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Vamana Karma, Hypothyroidism, Systemic Lupus Erythematosis.

Abstract

Introduction- Auto-immune thyroid disease is most common in lupus.  Anti-Nuclear-Anti-body is related to both. Primary hypothyroidism occurs in about 15%-19% in patient of Lupus. Hypothyroid Signs and symptoms include low metabolic rate, tendency to weight gain, somnolence, lethargy, menstrual disturbance, aches, muscle stiffness, hair loss, infertility and sometimes myxedema. The above symptoms closely resemble the symptoms of Vikruta Kapha Dosha which are Gaurava, Shaithya, Slatangatwa, Tamah, Klaibya. The location of thyroid gland is In Urdwajatrugata Pradesha i.e., Greeva. Adoption of Vamana karma is best shodhana for Kapha Dosha and also for Urdwa Shareerasthitha Roga making an ideal Panchakarma for hypothyroidism. Aim- To evaluate the efficacy of Vamana Karma in Lupus induced Hypothyroidism. Methodology- Single subject was treated with Deepana-Pachana followed by Shodhananga Snehapana and was subjected to Vamana. As per the Shuddhi the subject was advised Samsarjana Krama. Assessment was done with thyroid profile before and after treatment. Result- Significant changes were noted in thyroid profile.  Discussion- Vamana Karma which is ideal for Kapha Dosha has a positive effect over the disease Hypothyroidism in managing and also maintaining health for longer duration.

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How to Cite
Dr. Rakesh Kumar GR, Dr. Varsha Kulkarni, & Dr. Shilpa MS. (2021). A Case Study on effect of Vamana Karma in Lupus Induced Hypothyroidism. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(3), 192 - 195. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1338
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