A Study on Cegana Vaatham (சகன வாதம்)

Prathiba, M (2007) A Study on Cegana Vaatham (சகன வாதம்). Masters thesis, National Institute of Siddha, Chennai.


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AIM AND OBJECTIVES: Ceganavaatham is one of the Vaatha diseases with signs and symptoms comparable to cervical spondylosisis. It is a painful and a distressing one involving nape, upper back and upper limbs. It affects the people in their active period of life and causes embarassment both physically and mentally. The clinical study of Ceganavaatham was done in 22 cases admitted and treated in inpatient ward and 38 cases in outpatient Department of Sirappu Maruthuvam at National Institute of Siddha, Chennai - 47. 1. The author has attempted to study in this clinical trial the action of Sarvaangavaatha Chooranam as internal medicine [Reference: Kannusamy Vaithya Chinthaamani] and Vaatha Noii Thylum as external medicine [Reference: Aathmaratchaamirtham Ennum Vaithya Saarasangirakam]. 2. The author has explained the clinical course of Ceganavaatham and its various aspects such as aetiology, signs, symptoms, pathology and complications on the basis of both Siddha and Modern Science. 3. The author has attempted to do a complete study of this disease under the following topics: Mukkutra vaerupaadugal – Imbalance or abnormalities of the three thodams. Udal Thaathukkal – Seven physical constituents Poriyal arithal – Examination by sense organs Ennvagai thervugal – Eight types of examination 4. To observe the incidence of the disease in relation to age, sex, occupation, food and other habits and paruvakaalam (season). 5. To evaluate the drugs by Qualitative, Pharmacological and Toxicological analyses. 6. To use modern parameters to confirm the diagnosis and prognosis of the disease. 7. Finally to produce an awareness among the patients about the preventive measures to avoid recurrence and complications of the disease.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cegana Vaatham ; Sarvaangavaatha Chooranam ; Vaatha Noii Thylum.
Subjects: AYUSH > Sirappu Maruthuvam
Depositing User: Kambaraman B
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2018 01:16
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2018 01:39
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/7036

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