A CLINICAL STUDY TO EVALUVATE THE EFFECT OF RAJANYADI YOGA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF TAMAKASHWASA W.S.R. TO ASTHMA IN CHILDREN
*Dr. Vishwaradhya Hiremath and Dr. Sharada M K.
Asthma is a major health concern globally, may have its onset at any age; most cases have had its origin in the very first 2 years of life. According to WHO there are approximately 300 million people around the world are suffering from Asthma. The frequency in India is 3-5 % of the total global incidence which needs due consideration. The peak incidence is seen in 5 to 10 years of age group, causes a great burden on the family and society, accounts for a large number of lost school days and interferes with academic achievement and social interaction. A better comparison of Asthma of modern medicine to the disease Tamakashwasa. Tamakashwasa is explained in our most ancient and trust worthy health care system, Ayurveda gives detailed explanation regarding the pattern, transformation and treatment of the disease. Among the five types of Swasa rogas, Tamakashwasa is considered as curable in its early stage. In view of this a clinical study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of Rajanyadi yoga in the management of Tamakashwasa. “Effect of Rajanyadi yoga in the management of Tamakashwasa” on 30 cases got good response, 23 got moderate relief, 7 got good relief. The effect of the treatment was observed highly significant (p<0.001) in relieving the subjective and objective parameters.
Keywords: Tamakashwasa, Asthma in children, Rajanyadi yoga.
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