A Study on Vali Azhal Keel Vayu (வளி அழல் கீல் வாயு).

Anbuselvi, - (2007) A Study on Vali Azhal Keel Vayu (வளி அழல் கீல் வாயு). Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.


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The author had chosen the disease Vali azhal keel vayu for the dissertation subject because it is one of the disorder which affects the individuals in higher incidence. It’s increased occurrence in recent times is due to stress, strain and abnormal dietary habits. The inscriptions mentioned in the siddha literature about this disease and therapeutics impressed the author very much. The disease is correlated with rheumatoid Arthritis as mentioned in modern medicine. The author diagnosed the disease by using siddha parameters like Envagai Thervugal, Kaalam, thinai, Mukkutra Verupadugal and modern parameters like laboratory investigations. 40 patients in either sex had been selected by the author both as in inpatients (20) and out patients (20) and they were administered with the trial medicines. • Mudakkuvatha Chooranam – 650 mg to 1300 mg thrice a day (Internal). • Vatha Thylam – External Application. • The trial medicines are subjected to biochemical and pharmacological analysis. AIM AND OBJECTIVE: AIM: Rheumatoid Arthritis is not only a polyarthiritis, and the name Rheumatoid disease is preferable since it directs attention to whole patient and not just the joints. Vali azhal keel vayu is a disease which causes so much suffering because of the tendency of crippling without killing. Most of the patients are unable to do their day today activities independently. The mean age of onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis is 40 years. Hence it affects the people in their active period of their life. Since about majority of the clinical outcomes in today’s medical world pertain to musculoskeletal disorders, lot of interest has been developed in this field. Complete remedy for this disease has not yet been arrived at all. Here this study was carried out with an intention to formulate an ideal treatment for the Vali azhal keel Vayu. This being a preliminary endeavor by the author, as if it would be a helping hand to the sufferers. With this view, the dissertation subject was under taken. OBJECTIVES: 1. To study the clinical cause of the disease Vali azhal keel vayu with observation on the Aetiology, Pathology, Diagnosis, Prognosis, complications and treatment by making use of Siddha aspect. 2. To expose the unique diagnostic method mentioned by siddhars, to know how the disease Vali azhal keel vayualters the normal conditions of the body under the topic Mukkutram, Poripulangal, Ezhu Udal Kattukal and Envagai Thervugal. 3. To know the extend of correlation of Aetiology, classification, signs and symptoms of Vali azhal keel vayu in Siddha Aspect with Rheumatoid Arthritis in modern medicine. 4. To have detailed clinical investigaion. 5. To have a clinical trial on Vali azhal keel vayu with Mudakku Vatha Chooranam as internal medicine and Vatha thylam as external medicine. 6. To evaluate the biochemical and pharmacological effects of trial medicine. 7. To use modern parameters to confirm and prognosis of the disease. SUMMARY: The disease Vali azhal keel vayu which is correlates with the Rheumatoid Arthiritis in modern medicine. The aetiology, pathology, pathogenesis, clinical features, course and prognosis of the disease were collected from numerous literatures both in siddha system as well as modern medicine. About 70 cases were treated as In-patient and Out-patient cases in post graduate department of sirappu maruthuvam, Government siddha medical college , palayamkottai. The diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis was based on the criteria mentioned in American Rheumatoid Association and Graded according to the CECIL Textbook of medicine . After through evaluation of history, clinical findings and laboratory results, Envagai thervugal were used for the diagnostic purpose. The diagnosing criteria mainly the morning stiffness, joint pain,swelling and restriction to walk are noted for the clinical accessment of the prognosis. The present study was chosen with an eager to treat Vali azhal keel vayu with the mudakku vatha chooranam internally and vatha thylam externally. The efficacies of the medicines Mudakku vatha chooranam and vatha thylam were studied during the course of this research. Clinically marked reduction of pain and swelling in the joints along with an improvement to do their day to day activities, while treated with the trial medicine. No signs of complications were reported. Laboratory investigations were encouraging after the treatment. Clinically the drugs were free from adverse effects. CONCLUSION: Clinically the drugs were free from adverse effects. In this research the treatment of Vali azha keel vayu with Mudakkuvatha chooranam and vathathylam showed remarkable improvement clinically. Hereby the author concluded that the treatment with mudakku vatha chooranam and vatha thylam showed remarkable improvement. It will be very effective in the point of efficacy, safety and low cost in the treatment of Vali azhal keel vayu.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Vali Azhal Keel Vayu ; Rheumatoid Arthritis ; Mudakku Vatha Chooranam ; Vatha thylam.
Subjects: AYUSH > Sirappu Maruthuvam
Depositing User: Kambaraman B
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2018 00:57
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2018 01:06
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/6194

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