Vaidya Hitesh Dave, B.A.M.S.
Ayurveda
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
24 years exp

Total years in practice: 24

Publish Date
April 20, 2020
Patient
32 Years, Female, Asian
Medical Condition
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Therapies
Ayurveda
Medical History

Consulting Date : 03-02-2016


Medical History:  A 32-year-old female came to my clinic for consultation on Rheumatoid Arthritis in March’2016. She had pain all over her body with very weak digestion.


Physical Diagnosis:


Basal Metabolism: One time regular and clear

Appetite: Very less, She would be very heavy after eating anything even in less quantity.

Urine: Normal, 

Acidity: No 

Sleep: She had a problem in sleeping because of stiffness and pain in the body

Mind: Stressed 

Menstruation: Normal

H/0 Past Illness 


Family History

No specific person or family history was shared


Case Management

Samprapti Ghatak: Vata - Kapha 

Dushy Ras

Strotas: Rasvah

Nidan: Eating Junk food, Stress, Weak digestion


Chikitsa Sutra:

Nidan parivarjan - Avoidance of etiological factors in diet and routine that caused disease

Shodhan Chikitsa: Ayurvedic Massage Chikitsa

First 14 Days: 

Massage done with poultice powder

Massage with Ayurveda Oil

Nest 14 Days:

Massage done with medicinal plants leaves; poultice with Ayurveda Oil

Last 14 Days:

Massage with 3 litre of Ayurvedic oil used everyday on the whole body


Deepan Vati

Paachan Vati

Dhatu Paachan Vati 


Aamvaathar Kwath (Decoction as raw material formulation)

Aamvaataari Gugaalu Pills


Specific Advice for Ayurvedic Treatment for Amavata (Rheumatoid Arthritis)


Pathy: Pure Veg diet, light, fresh, Avoid eggs and lukewarm water.

Apathy:  Junk food, Cold  drink, Cold water, Green salad, Curd, Buttermilk. Sleeping  during the day.  


Modifications/Changes made in Prescription

We changed Ayurvedic Massage therapy after every 14 days.  


Outcome on Ayurvedic Treatment for Amavata (R.A.)


The patient started feeling much better after 5 days. During the course of the treatment, the symptoms disappeared and reappeared again with more intensity. If we were to plot the graph, it was a sinuous curve with valleys and troughs. Whenever we changed the massage, the patient had swelling and more pain. She had improved digestion and was  feeling much better. 


Parameters before, during & after Ayurvedic treatment for Amavata (R.A.)


First 7 Days: Pain/swelling/heaviness improved 

8th day: Intensity of pain resurfaced. After the treatment, the pain subsided.

Whenever we changed any treatment, pain and swelling resurfaced.


21 Day Follow-up:

Stiffness improved and there was a time where pain and swelling resurfaced if there was a change in treatment.


34 Day Follow-up:

Her stiffness in the back improved and she could rotate in the bed. She was not able to do it for many years.



Discussion on Ayurvedic treatment for  Amavata ( R.A. )

 

According to Ayurveda, factors like junk food  can impair digestion. In addition stress can add to weaker digestion. It is because of the origin of semi digested food; Ras Dhatu that is known as Ama. The increase in Ama mixed with Vata and Kapha doshas aggravate the back and the whole body. This creates the symptoms and the Rheumatoid Arthritis.


Ayurvedic Medicine for  AAMVAAT  ( R.A. )Treatment:


Deepan Vati: Digestive energy

Paachan Vati: Digestion strong

Dhatu Paachan Vati: Improve metabolism and make Dhatvagni normal 

Aamvaathar Kwath (Docoction as raw material formulation) for cleansing roots- strotas

Aamvaataari Gugaalu pills for throw out Vata and Kapha from the body


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