A Study on Asuvathamba Vadham

Kavitha, V (2009) A Study on Asuvathamba Vadham. Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.


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AIM AND OBJECTIVES: Siddhars have identified four thousand four hundred and forty eight diseases and scientifically arranged eighty types of Vadha diseases, forty types of pitha diseases, and twenty types of Kapha diseases and so on. Noi Naadal (or) identification of disease and Noi muthal naadal (or) determination of aetiology of the disease are most important aspects. Once the diagnosis is accurate, the treatment may be easily fulfilled. The author has selected ‘Aswathamba Vadham”; which comes under Vadha diseases. The main aim of the present study is to define Aetiology. Pathology, Symptomatology and diagnostic method of “Aswathamba vadham” by synchronizing the evidences found in various siddha literatures and formulating then after a detailed study into an acceptable form that will be applicable and approachable in this modern world. The following objectives have been drawn to achieve the above aim: 1. To collect siddha literatures about vadha diseases in general and “Aswathamba Vadham” in particular. 2. To know the specific aetiological factors. 3. To analyse the signs and symptoms. 4. To find out the changes that occur in UyIr thathukkal , udal kattukkal and envagai thervugal. 5. To have an idea of an incidence of the disease with age, sex, socio economic status, habits. 6. To have a detailed clinical investigations and utilize the possible diagnostic tools in modern parameter in the diagnosis of the diseases. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The clinical study on Topic ”Asuvathamba vadham” was carried out in Post Graduate Department of Noi-Naadal Branch in Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai . In this study, the patients were treated as out patients. Selection of cases: The author has selected 5 cases with similar symptoms of “Asuvathamba vadham“. Out of which 2 cases were take for this dissertation under the supervision of Professor and Lecturer of Noi – Naadal Department . The author has selected the cases to evaluate typical picture by modern parameters also. Clinical features of Asuvathamba vadham: • Back pain. • Numbness or weakness of the legs. • Anaemia. • Generalised malaise. • Fever. • Dyspnoea. • Cough with expectoration. CONCLUSION: By this every disease must be identified from the root cause itself. It is the main duty of the physician to bring out the causes of the disease and then the manifestations . Then only the treatment attain fulfillment as the primary cause is clarified. It is one of such research work based on, “ASUVATHAMBA VADHAM” disease explained by yugi in Yugi vaidhya chinthamani to reveal the etiology and the pathology hidden, to the needy world. By the outcome of the result of this research work. “ASUVATHAMBA VADHAM” is a chronic inflammatory disorder caused by the Infection of Bacillus “Mycobacterium tuberculosis “ in the spine “POTT’S SPINE” and its complications.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Asuvathamba Vadham ; Thoracic vertebrae ; lumbar vertebrae ; “Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.
Subjects: AYUSH > Noi-naadal
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2019 01:14
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2019 15:49
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10399

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