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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 32-35

A clinical study on combine effect of Pizhichil and Mahasnehabasti on Kampvata with special reference to Parkinsonism


1 PG Department of Kayachikitsa, Government Ayurved College, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
2 Asst. Professor Department of Kayachikitsa, Government Ayurved College, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
3 Asso. Professor Department of Kayachikitsa, Government Ayurved College, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

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A Gupta Neha
PG Department of Kayachikitsa Government Ayurved College, Nagpur, Maharashtra
India
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Parkinsonism is a clinical syndrome characterized primarily by bradykinesia, tremor, rigidity, postural instability and hyper tone of muscles (rigidity). Motor symptoms are the most common presenting symptoms; non motor symptoms (particularly cognitive impairment, depression and anxiety) become increasingly commonly as the disease progress and significantly reduce quality of life. Age has critical influence on it and prevalence of about 180/100000, the latter rising to 300-500/100000 after 80 years of age, average age of onset is about 60 years and lower than 5% of patient presents under the age of 40 yrs. In Ayurveda It can be correlate with Kampvata having “Sarvangkamp Shirasho vayur Vcpathii Samgyaaka as per Madhavnidana. In Kampvata, vata Prakopjanya Chala Guna Vrudhi is responsible. So that vatashamana Chikitsa indicated, this concepts are taken in the mind Pizhinchil and Mahasneha Basti are to be decided in the management. Pizhichil therapy is a beautiful combination of Snehana and Swedana in classical Ayurveda treatment in this the whole body is bathed in streams oflukewarm medicated oil with simultaneous and rhythmic soft massage. Four therapists attend to the client, focusing on four particular needs. More than three liters of medicated oil is used in this therapy. Pizhichil protects the body from illness and builds up immunity for a healthy life. It is very useful for paralysis, neurological disorder and also helps to arrest the aging process, Mahasnehabasti described by Acharaya Charak in \ktya vadhi Chikitisa and it is indicated in Sarwang Vata.


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