MANAGEMENT OF OLIGOASTHENOZOOSPERMIA: AN OBSERVATIONAL CLINICAL STUDY
*Dr. Sanjay Gupta and *Prof. Dr. Swapnil S. Singhai
The purpose of this clinical study is to determine the Panchakarma therapy an effective and safe treatment option that can enhance the speed and degree of recovery, minimal risk associated with Panchakarma and high patient acceptance in preference to other methods of treatment of Oligoasthenozoospermia. The study was performed with some herbal drugs with low toxicity profile and their effects were evaluated in 10 patients diagnosed as Oligoasthenozoospermia of any socio-economic status, age group of 21-50 years of all ethnic origins. The trial was designed as a thirty days Panchakarma therapy with Baladi Yapana Basti and Gokshuradi Vajikaran Yoga. The Oligozoospermic grade indicates that Basti therapy was more effective at both primary level as well as particular stages of spermatogenesis. Therapy provided better improvement in sperm count and motility, increased sexual desire capacity, frequency and duration. Therapy was found effective in raise sperm count, increased Rapid Linear Progressive sperm motility, Slow Liner Progressive Sperm motility and significant decrease in Non Progressive mean of sperm. All the other parameters like viability, liquefaction time were also improved by the treatment. Total abnormal forms; head, body and tail abnormality of sperms were decreased in relatively short periods of time. Patients with Oligoasthenozoospermia may often turn to Panchakarma therapy with the hope of improving their quality of sexual life. The outcome revealed a better therapeutic efficacy of Baladi Yapan Basti and Gokshuradi Vajikaran Yoga in Oligoasthenozoospermia.
Keywords: Baladi Yapan Basti, Oligoasthenozoospermia, Gokshuradi Vajikaran Yoga.
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