An Aerial view on Garbhajanya Vishamayata w.s.r. to Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

  • Kshama Kulkarni Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Prasuti Tantra and Stri Roga, RGES AMC Hospital and PG Research Centre, Ron, Karnataka, India.
  • Shreyas Swamidas Associate Professor, Department of Prasuti Tantra and Stri Roga, RGES AMC Hospital and PG Research Centre, Ron, Karnataka, India.
  • Rakesh Mishra Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Panchakarma, RGES AMC Hospital and PG Research Centre, Ron, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: PIH, Garbhini, Ayurveda, Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

Abstract

The journey of pregnancy is most exciting and filled with joyous in a women’s life. It’s a gift to a women’s life of creation and nurturing power. Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy is one of the common complication observed during pregnancy, plays a significant role in maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. . Garbhajanya Vishamayata (Pregnancy induced hypertension) is the development of new hypertension in a pregnant woman after 20 weeks of gestation they are preventable by early detection and with appropriate treatment and possibly by prevention of disease itself. With an Ayurvedic approach, on looking to the symptoms and understanding etiopathogenesis, Vata Dusti is main causative factor in the manifestation of the disease. During progressive stage of disease involvement of other Dosha is seen.  Dushya are Hridaya, Dash Dhamanya, Sira, Ras Raktvaha Strotasa, Manovaha Strotasa, Ras Dhatu, Rakt Dhatu and Manna, treatment should always be Vaatashaman, Pittashamana, Hridya, Shothahara, Garbhasthapaka, Medhya, Brahman Raktashaman, Balya, Anulomana. As a preventive care, Pathyapathya during Antenatal period is described under the heading of Masanumasika Paricharya & what should be avoided is mentioned under the heading of Garbhopaghatakara Bhava’s. All these regimens were sincerely followed during pregnancy. This paper reviews about understanding gestational hypertension in terms of Ayurveda in order to prevent and treat Garbha Vishamayata (PIH) & ultimately help reduce maternal mortality & improve fetal outcome, Ayurveda can definitely contribute in this regard and ensure safe motherhood and healthy child.

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Kshama Kulkarni, Shreyas Swamidas, & Rakesh Mishra. (2021). An Aerial view on Garbhajanya Vishamayata w.s.r. to Pregnancy Induced Hypertension. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(4), 271 - 279. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1399
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