A Study on Vaigitha Vadham

Alamelu, R (2007) A Study on Vaigitha Vadham. Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.


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The author’s dissertation topic “Vaigithavadham” comes under Vadharoga nithanam in yugi Vaidhya chinthamani. If Vadha is affected, the other functions of protection and destruction are also affected. The disease is characterized by the presence of haematoma, Pain, swelling which may involve any part of the body. The disease may also have complications like ischemic damage to nerves. The patient complaints of swelling, which is firm in character associated with pain and restriction of day-to-day activities. Few of them, shows the symptoms of fever, cough and neurological symptoms like numbness, probably due to compression of nerves. All of these correlates with “Vaigithavadham” explained by our great siddhar Yugeemuni. CONCLUSION: Identification of disease and its pathogenesis are pre requisite for medical practice. A detailed history taking, clinical examinations as per siddha guide lines is necessary to arrive at precise diagnosis. The study on Vaigitha vadham was carried out in this dissertation, giving importance to the characteristics of the disease like haematoma formation, pain, swelling & fever. Diagnosis can be carried out by detailed history taking, classical clinical examination of siddha system, viz, envagai thervugal and changes in seven physical constituents and three humours. This study on Vaigitha vadham concluded that, Vaigitha vadham is a bleeding disorder, “Haemophilia”, which has given relevance to modern clinical entity.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Vaigitha Vadham ; Haemophilia ; pain ; swelling ; fever.
Subjects: AYUSH > Noi-naadal
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2019 00:41
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2019 06:11
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10386

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