AYURVEDA PERSPECTIVE OF VATARAKTA AND TRADITIONAL APPROACHES OF ITS MANAGEMENTJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.8, No. 6)
Publication Date: 2020-07-17
Authors : Jaypalsing Pawar Jibi. T. Varghese G. H. Yeola; Vaibhav Salunke;
Page : 1462-1465
Keywords : Ayurveda Gout Vatarakta Uric Acid;
Vatarakta is pathological condition which involves small joints of feet & hand and as per modern science it is characterized by increased level of serum uric acid (≥ 2-7 mg/dl). Vatarakta resembles symptomatic similarities of Gout as per modern medical science. The females of middle/higher age are more susceptible than male and disturbance in metabolism of purine leads deposition of uric acid over joints. As per ayurveda disease persisted aggravation of Vata along with Rakta resulting obstruction in metabolic pathways leading to joint pain, restriction in movement and joint swelling, etc. Ayurveda described different therapies for the management of Vatarakta i.e. drugs, Panchkarma, yoga and good conduction of daily regimen. This Article explores Ayurveda perspective on Vatarakta along with its therapeutic considerations.
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