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Shilpa Rajan*, Shrilatha Kamath T. and Dhaneshwari H. A.


Nidra is a state, when manas, jnanendriya and karmendriya get exhausted; they dissociate themselves from their vishayas, which let the individual to sleep and it is considered as one among the trayopasthambha. Nidra nasha happens due to aggravation of vata, pitta and rajodosha, later leads to the manifestation of different physical and psychological symptoms. Objectives: To evaluate the effect of Ashwagandha yoga in Nidranasha/ Primary Insomnia, to evaluate the effect of Ashwagandha yoga in Quality of life of patients in insomnia. Methodology: An open labelled clinical study with pre and post-test design. The 20 patients with diagnostic criteria of primary insomnia were selected from Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Ayurveda Hospital, Kuthpady. Udupi were given with ashwagandha yoga for 14 days with follow up of 28 days. Outcome was measured before and after the intervention by using visual analogue scale for nidranasha symptoms like angamarda, shirogourava, jadya, glani, jrumbha, apakti, bhrama and tandra, insomnia severity index and Athens insomnia scale. To assess the quality of life of a patient WHOQOL-BREF scale has been used. All the parameters were statistically analysed with Wilcoxon signed rank test. Results: statistically significant results were found in parameters with p value <0.001. Conclusion: Ashwagandha yoga found to be effective in reducing the symptoms of primary insomnia and helped to improve the quality of life of patients. The efficacy of the medication has been proved with statistical analysis of the parameters.

Keywords: Nidra, Ashwagandha yoga, nidranasha, primary insomnia.

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