A Clinical Study on Standardization of Siddha Diagnostic Methodology, line of Treatment and Dietary Regimen for Vigara Pitham (Depression)

Kaarthiga, P (2016) A Clinical Study on Standardization of Siddha Diagnostic Methodology, line of Treatment and Dietary Regimen for Vigara Pitham (Depression). Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.

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Abstract

According to Siddha,all things are made up of Pancha Boothas.The Almighty dwells in all the things in the world.These things are created with the help of VATHAM protected with the help of PITHAM and destructed with the help of KABHAM. The above three functions takes place in all the seven Udal Thathus and not in the blood alone.In all the seven Thathus, the principle of Pancha Bootha are prevalent. In the above quote,it is stated as ‘பித்த வன்னியாய் காத்து’ That means the Protective action is carried out by Pitham which is essential for our health throughout the life. Alterations in Pitham will cause a Pitha rogam,it is classified into 42 types.The Pitha rogam is explained by Sage YUGI in Yugi vaihiya chinthamani. VIGARA PITHAM is one of the type of Pitha rogam,it deals with the mood disorder and this study is based on the Siddha diagnostic methodology AIM : A Clinical Study on Standardization of Siddha Diagnostic Methodology, Line of Treatment and Dietary Regimen for VIGARA PITHAM. OBJECTIVES : Primary: To evaluate the Ennvagai thervugal in “VIGARA PITHAM”. Secondary: 1. To evaluate the abnormalities of Udal Kattugal in “VIGARA PITHAM. 2. To determine the diagnostic capacity and compare the following tests namely Envagai Thervugal, Ezhu Udal Kattugal, & Iympull Iyakka Vidhi and to find which test is best in predicting VIGARA PITHAM 3. To frame the diagnosis based on Iympull Iyakka Vidhi in “ VIGARA PITHAM”. Conclusion: The diagnostic capacity of the tests namely Envagai Thervugal vs Ezhu Udal Kattugal, the Envagai Thervugal was predicting Vigarapitham 71.7% and Ezhu Udal Kattugal was predicting only 40%. Similarly, The Envagai Thervugal vs panchpachi, the pancha pachi was predicting 35%. Hence it may safely be concluded that Envagai Thervugal may be best test than the other two tests in predicting Vigarapitham.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: (Reg.No. 321315003)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Depression ; Vigara Pitham ; Standardization ; Siddha Diagnostic Methodology ; line of Treatment ; Dietary Regimen ; Clinical Study.
Subjects: AYUSH > Noi-naadal
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2017 04:06
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2019 15:04
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/492

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