AN ETIOPATHOLOGICAL STUDY OF PANDU ROGA W.S.R. TO IRON DEFICIENCY ANAEMIA ALONG WITH EVALUATION OF THERAPEUTIC EFFECT (UPSHAYATMAK PARIKSHANA) OF VIBHEETAKADI VATAK BY ESTIMATION OF HB%
Dr. Sonu Singh*, Dr. Shailendra Kumar Singh and Dr. Avadhesh Kumar
Pandu is a disease characterized by pallor of skin which is strongly resembles with Anaemia of modern science Acharya Charak described, peculiar skin colour of Pandu patient as- My present study is with Pandu Roga with special reference to Iron deficiency Anaemia (IDA). Pandu is a disease which is highly predominant from the ancient age to still now. Rakta has been considered as a key factor for the jeevana, dharana and poshana karma of the body. Oxygen along with other neutrients is supplied continuously by the circulating blood, with the heart at the centre of this system. Oxygen is required for all the metabolic functions of the cells and production of energy for these activities. In the developing countries like INDIA a large population suffer from malneutrition. On the other hand about 36.7% of the populations are below poverty line in our country Due to change in life style, its diet, habits are also changing very rapidly and they are neglecting their health. As a result of this, people suffer from various nutritional disorders like Anaemia, Obesity, Marasmus, Other metabolic disorders. Among these Anaemia is most common disease. Iron difficiency anaemia is most common type of Anaemia throughout world. The classical medicine Vibheetakadi vatak told by Acharya Shushrut, choosen for this study In this study, 40 patients are involved, there is 33.77% improvement in Heamoglobin percentage and the result on the Pradhan rupa of Pandu is highly significant.
Keywords: Pandu roga, Anaemia, Vibheetakadi Vatak, IDA, Heamoglobin.
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