A review article on Kaphaja Shotha vis-à-vis Diabetic Nephropathy and its management

  • Nishat Parveen Barchiwale Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Kayachikitsa, Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya & Hospital, Hubbali, Karnataka, India.
  • Manjula K Guide, Department of Kayachikitsa, Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya & Hospital, Hubbali, Karnataka, India.
  • SG Chavan Associate Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa, Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya & Hospital, Hubbali, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Shotha, Kaphaja Shotha, Diabetic Nephropathy

Abstract

Modern medical science has eliminated the threat of death and disability from most infectious diseases through improved sanitation, vaccination and antibiotics. But death from lifestyle diseases is now a primary concern. Modern life advancement and dietary food habits result into number of pathologies which are hard to treat and sometimes become irreversible. One amongst them is Shotha (oedema). Shotha is a Tridoshajavyadhi. In Kaphajashotha, there is Pradhanata of Kapha Dosha and has peculiar symptoms like Pitting Oedema, oedema is more in the night time, and with Loss of taste etc. Considering the symptoms, we can study Kaphaja Shotha vis-a-vis Diabetic Nephropathy and its management through Ayurveda.  Ayurveda is known as “Science of longevity” because it offers a complete system to live a long healthy life.

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How to Cite
Nishat Parveen Barchiwale, Manjula K, & SG Chavan. (2021). A review article on Kaphaja Shotha vis-à-vis Diabetic Nephropathy and its management. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(4), 175 - 179. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1404
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