A Study on Asthivaatham (அஸ்தி வாதம்)

Jerome, Xavier (2013) A Study on Asthivaatham (அஸ்தி வாதம்). Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.


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AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: The indepth wisdom of siddha medicine, exposing simple and powerful medicine of siddha medicine, making siddha medicine as a general tonic, and giving a lending to manufactures of siddha medicine are considered as points before setting aims and objectives. 1. To Make a study on the clinical course of the disease Asthivatham with keen observation on etiology, Pathology, diagnosis, Prognosis. 2. To make use of the unique diagnostic methods mentioned in the siddha Medicine, and to study how the disease Asthivatham alters the normal physiological conditions under the topics mukkutram, poripulangal, udal thathukkal and envagai thervugal. 3. To study the extent of correlation of etiology, signs and symptoms of asthivatham in siddha aspect with Osteoporosis in Allopathy. 4. To have an idea about the incidence of the disease with ago, sex, socio economic status, habit, family history and climatic conditions. 5. To have a pilot study on Asthivatham with “Pirandai vata” internally. 6. To Study the Biochemical and pharmacological effects of the trial medicine. 7. To Apply modern parameters to confirm the diagnosis and prognosis of the diseases. 8. To have a plan for further research work in this disease. 9. To Bring out pirandai Vatakam to a medicine for Asthivatham if the results are satisfactory. 10. To make pirandai vatakam a common medicine for diseases of Bones. SUMMARY: Asthivatham which can be correlated with osteoporosis is selected for the clinical trial for the purpose of dissertation by the internal medicine pirandai vatakam, to see its efficiency in this diseases. 80 patients were selected for this trial with their consent. 20 patients out of this were admitted in the Hospital and underwent the trial. Before starting the treatment, the medicine underwent the lab investigations for biochemical analysis and pharmacological actions. The patients were prepared by undergoing “Bethi” to normalize the elevated vatham. 40 more patients were administered with standard drug (calcium). All the results in all aspects were analyzed and discussed. The comparative discussion of the results of the pirandai vatakam and calcium also done. CONCLUSION: The Clinical trial by me for the Asthivatham in the internal medicine Pirandai Vathakam at Government Siddha Medical College found to be satisfactory in 98% of cases. The trial drug was absolutely free from adverse reactions. The trial medicine has significant analysis and good anti-inflammatory activities. Biochemical analysis of Pirandai Vatakam showed the presence of calcium, Chloride, starch, ferrous iron, Tannic and, unsaturated compound, and Amino acid. As Asthivatham is a diseases characterized by reduced bone mineral density leading to pain and disability, the symptoms and the risk of fractures can be reduced and the quality of life can be improved after the administration of the trial during Pirandai Vatakam.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Asthivaatham ; Pirandai Vatakam.
Subjects: AYUSH > Sirappu Maruthuvam
Depositing User: Ravindran C
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2018 10:31
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2018 17:58
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/5657

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