AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF UDARSHOOLA W.S.R To INFANTILE COLIC - A REVIEW ARTICLE
Dr. Prachi V. Ingale*, Dr. T. Y. Swami, Dr. Anil B. Kale, Dr. Ashish Rana and Dr. Ashwini Patil
The whole world is fighting with pain whatever may be its source or origin. Pain is a protective body mechanism, which alerts the person about the harmful condition or experience that occurs in the body. Colic is common but poorly understood condition that affects babies. Udarshoola is considered to be the foremost complaint noticed in the infant, it can impact on poor weight gain, poor quality of life in infants, thus the major issue to be focused on is proper management. Pain is defined as an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience. Ayurveda explains the origin of pain is due to vitiated Vata. Udarshoola is a condition where one express high intensive pain in abdomen. Stanya dushti is one of the main causative factors for disease development in an infant. Hence the mother should also be treated along with the infant. This article explores the Ayurvedic management in infantile colic based on clinical experiences.
Keywords: Udarshoola, infantile colic, Ayurvedic management.
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