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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 209-213

Role of Ayurvedic management in post natal Hypothyroidism - A case report

1 Asso. Prof. Swasthavritta Dept. GAC , Nagpur, India
2 Asso prof, DR JJM AYU college Jaisingpur, India

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Sumeeta Jain
Asso. Prof. Swasthavritta Dept. GAC , Nagpur
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Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the body lacks sufficient Thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormone plays a vital role in physiology and metabolism, chief complaint of patients are weight gain, fatigue, weakness, cold intolerance and constipation. In present study, the hypothyroid case in post natal period has been successfully treated with an Ayurvedic concept of Shleshma (Kapha Dosha), Medohar (removal of fat), Aamdoshahar (removal of toxins) and Dhatuvagni Vardhaka (increase cell metabolism) formulation. Weight and Thyroid profile were important tools for assessment in this study. Two months treatment showed marked difference in TSH and weight reduced from 55.95 μIU/dl to19.42 μIU/dl and from 64 kg to 60kg respectively. Combination of Kanchanar Guggulu and Aarogyavardhini Vati as Ayurvedic formulations, found highly significant in this hypothyroid case. Patient was completely treated by Ayurvedic medicines only, under strict supervision.

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