A Clinical Study on Standardization of Siddha Diagnostic Methodology, line of Treatment and Dietary Regimen for Santhira Vartham (Frontal Sinusitis)

Priyanga, A (2016) A Clinical Study on Standardization of Siddha Diagnostic Methodology, line of Treatment and Dietary Regimen for Santhira Vartham (Frontal Sinusitis). Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.


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The origin of siddha is attributed to lord Siva, who is supposed to have handed it down to his consort Parvathi, Who in turn passed on the sacred knowledge to “Nandi” from whom it was transmitted to the first of “Siddhars”. According to siddars the human body consists of two parts. The sthula thegam refers to body formed by skin, bones, muscles, nerves etc., The sukuma thegam which refers to the spiritual soul. In health state these 3humours are in the ratio of 1, ½, ¼ is maintained in equilibrium. They are called the life forces or humours and are explained in pathinen siddhar naadi sasthiram. Siddha diagnosis is unique in individualization with respect to locate the vitation of three humours. Siddhars recorded their mystic findings in medicine yoga and astrology in tamil. Siddhars do not belong to any narrow. In siddha system of medicine diagnosis is mainly based on eight fold examinations. It includes examining the naa, niram, mozhi, vizhi, naadi, sparisam, neerkuri and malam. The procedure of spreading pattern of oil in urine(neikuri) and the interpretation of outcomes are clearly mentioned by Agathiyar and Theraiyar. Sage Yugi classified diseases mainly based on signs and symptoms and 3 humours. Santhiravartham is a type of vatha disease, which is common in society is taken up for their dissertation study. It affects all the age groups. AIM AND OBJECTIVES : Vatha diseases is one of the most common disorder which affects mankind both functionally and psychologically. The aim of this study is to document the pathology of the disease “SANTHIRA VARTHAM” with the help of siddha parameters ennvagai thervu especially neerkuri and neikuri. It generalized occurrence complications and agony undergone by the patients has made the author to choose the disease. CONCLUSION : The disease Santhira Vartham was taken for my clinical study with reference in Yugi Vasithiya Sindhamani. The study on Santhira vartham was carried out in this dissertation giving importance to the changes in Udal thathukkal and Uyir thathukkal. The changes in the Udal thathukkal and Uyir thathukkal were assessed by Siddha parameters such as Ennvagai thervugal. For this study 35 cases were observed clinically in the out patient division. From this study, the following datas concluded as, • Maximum incidence of age was between 31 - 50 years i.e pitha kaalam. • The incidence of the disease was higher in muthuvenil kaalam and Kaar Kaalam due to vatham, kabham vitated in this period. • The aetiological factors for Santhira vartham mainly due to seasonal variation and environmental changes and altered food habits and improper life style. • All the 35 cases were found to be presented with headache and aching pain in forehead in 100% of cases . Sneezing were present in 60% of cases body pain in 45 % of cases. Head ache increases during evening time in 100% of cases. Nasal block were present in 62% of cases. • Praanan, Abaanan,Viyaanan, Uthaanan, Samaanan, Naagan, Koorman, Kirukaran , Devaththan were affected in all cases. • Anar, Ranjagam, Prasagam,Sathagam, Alosagam affected in all cases. • Tharpagam, Kilethagam, Avalambagam affected in all cases.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: (Reg.No. 321315007)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Frontal Sinusitis ; Santhira Vartham (சந்திர வர்த்தம்) ; Standardization ; Siddha Diagnostic Methodology ; line of Treatment ; Dietary Regimen ; Clinical Study.
Subjects: AYUSH > Noi-naadal
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2017 04:34
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2019 15:07
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/494

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