A Study on Kumbavaadham

Jayagowri, T (2009) A Study on Kumbavaadham. Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.


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INTRODUCTION : “Kumba Vaatham” is one of the vaadha disease. His evidence of proof for this disease has been studied by Yugi Munivar in his literature “Vaithiya Sinthamani 800”. If we do not have an idea about and exact diagnosis with a clear understanding of its aetiology, signs and symptoms, pathogenesis, cannot give proper treatment. Hence a sound knowledge of Noinaadal is essential to formulate the correct therapeutic measures by the way of modern parameters. AIM AND OBJECTIVES : The main aim of this study is to evaluate the pathology of the disease kumbavatham with the help of Siddha and modern aspects. Objectives : The following objectives have been drawn to achieve the above aim. • To collect siddha literature about Kumbavaatham. • To evaluate the siddha basic physiology and pathology. • To analyse the signs and symptoms of Kumbavaatham. • To find out the changes that occur in Uyirthathukkal, Udal Kattukal Envagai thervugal, including Neerkuri, Neikuri and Naadi. • To correlate etiology, symptoms, diagnosis with modern system of medicine. • To use the modern diagnostic parameters to confirm the disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS : The pathological evaluation of the disease KUMBA VAATHAM was carried out in out patient as well as in patient department at Government Siddha Medical College & Hospital, Palayamkottai during the year 2007- 2009. Selection Of Cases: Cases with similar symptoms of KUMBA VAATHAM were selected from OP and IP departments of Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai and followed by the author whose work was under the close supervision of the faculties of the post graduate Noi Naadal Department. Exclusion Criteria: In addition to KUMBA VAATHAM patients who ever having other clinical symptoms like, multi joints pain other than knee joint, other systemic disease like, hypertension, respiratory diseases and cardiac diseases were carefully excluded from the study. Evaluation Of Clinical Parameters: Detailed history of present and past illness, Family history, Personal history, Occupational history, Socio – economic status, Dietary habits, Seasonal variations. Symptoms and Signs : Pain in the shoulder joint and upper arm, Decrease the tonicity of muscles in the shoulder joint and upper arm, Boring pain and twitching in the cheek and peri orbital area, Giddiness, Pain below the pelvis, Pain in the tongue. CONCLUSION : The clinical study of KUMBA VAATHAM is mainly based on siddha diagnostic methods. At the sametime, the author also has conducted modern investigations relevent to KUMBA VAATHAM. It reveals that, all the KUMBA VAATHAM patients have findings of peri arthritis of shoulder joint. KUMBA VAATHAM is a disease commonly occurs in pitha and vaatha kaalam of one’s life cycle. This is also stressed in Modern science. The incidence of disease was found to be higher in females. Having mixed diet patients are affected mostly. There is 50% of family history is found to this disease. People who are living Maruthanilam are affected mostly. Middle class people are affected mostly. KUMBA VAATHAM Pain in the shoulder joint and upper arm, Decrease the tonicity of the muscles of the shoulder joint, Giddiness are the clinical diagnosis. Envagai Thervugal are playing a great role in the diagnostic purpose of KUMBA VAATHAM. X-ray Findings are supported for diagnosis of Kumba Vaatham.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kumbavaadham.
Subjects: AYUSH > Noi-naadal
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2017 03:30
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2019 15:03
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/2777

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