OBSEVATIONAL CROSS-SECTIONAL ANALYTICAL STUDY OF SHUKRA DHATU IN STHAULYAJANIT PRAMEHA (TYPE-2 DIABETES MELLITUS)
Dr. Sharadkumar Maurya* and Dr. Ravindra S. Dhimdhime
Prameha is described as the one of the disease in Mahagada by different Acharyas. In Charak Samhita Prameha devided in to two parts Sthul and Krusha Prameha. In Shushrut Samhita Prameha divided in to two parts Sahaj Prameha and Apathyanimttaja Prameha. Sahaj Prameha and Jatah Prameha correlate with Type-1 Diabetes Mellitus, Apathyanimittaja Prameha correlates with Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus. This disease has close ties to Sthaulya (i.e.Obesity). Staulyajanit Prameha was elaborately discussed in classics of Ayurveda resembling with Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus associated with Obesity. Prameha is one of the most common complications of Sthaulya. In Ayurvedic Samhita, Kricchravyavayata (i.e. there is difficulty in sexual intercourse) is one of the Symptoms of Sthaulya. Shukra Dhatu dushti is one of the factor in Prameha (in Prameha dushyas Shukra Dhatu is included). A research says the prevalence of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men Obesity associated with Diabetes Mellitus range from 20% to 85% when defined as consistent inability to have an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse. The prevalence estimate of ED is over 50.4% in Indian diabetic associated with Obesity men after 40 years or older. in this study, 30 diagnosed patients of Sthaulyajanit Prameha (Obesity associated Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus) and 30 Non-Diabetic (Healthy individuals) were selected. Assessment of Shukra Dhatu Dushti and Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus was done by subjective criteria i.e., symptoms and object criteria i.e. by Semen examination.
Keywords: Shukra Dhatu, Sthaulyajanit Prameha, Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus, Semen Examination.
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