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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 276-278

Efficacy of Nitya Virechana in Udara (ald induced) - a case study


1 Assistant Professor Department of Panchakarma, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved college Hospital and Research Centre, Salod, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
2 Assistant Professor Department of Panchakarma, Datta Meghe Ayurveda college Hospital and Research Centre, Wanadongari, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

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Nandkishor P Umale
Assistant Professor Department of Panchakarma, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved college Hospital and Research Centre, Salod, Wardha, Maharashtra
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Alcoholic liver disease is a term that encompasses the liver manifestation of alcohol overconsumption, including Fatty Liver, Alcoholic Hepatitis and Chronic Hepatitis with Liver Fibrosis or Cirrhosis, which lastly ends with Ascites. A 49 yrs male patient with case of Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) came toPanchakarma OPD with the complaints of Udarvruddhi (distension of Abdomen), Kshudhadourablya (Anorexia), Dourbalya (generalised weakness), Sakashthashwasana (breathlessness) Ubhayapadashotha (oedema over feet) along with yellowish discolouration of eyes, skin and dark urine, disturbed sleep as alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Treatment includes cessation of Alcohol, along with minimization of Ascitic fluid volume and Peripheral oedema. Ascites can be correlated with Udara and can be controlled successfully with Nitya Virechana (Daily Purgation) and Shaman Aushadhies (Medicinal Treatment) giving remarkable changes in breathlessness, Anorexia, Abdominal girth, Liver Function Test. The outcomes were assessed by measuring liver functions through specific clinical features and laboratory parameters. Hence presenting this case is an evidence to demonstrate the effectiveness of Ayurvedic treatment in ALD.


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