WHAT IS AAMAVAATA?

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TRIDOSHA afflict the ANNA RASA which circulates in whole body producing different symptoms and

When the AAMA afflicted with all three DOSHAS enter the TRIKA and SANDHIS causing rigidity in the body; this is the situation called as AAMAVAATA.

 CAUSES OF AAMAVAATA –

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žVIRUDHAHAAR CHESHTASYA – when one is taking incompatible good items in excess and also doing some physical works, exercises and sex just after that.

žMANDAGNAIY NISHCHALASYA – when one is having a weak appetite and digestive power and he is indulged in all heavy activities, this condition further decreases the digestive power and chances of such diseases increase as well as a person having sedentary life style results in MANDAGNI.

SNIGADHAM BHUK – when one is taking high fatty foods and he is indulging him in the physical activities or exercises just after that. That would lead to excess formation of AMA and aggravation of VAATA fact

CARDINAL SYMPTOMS –

(a) SANDHI SHOOLA   – Pain in joints

(b) SANDHI SHOTHA   – Swelling in joints

(c) STABDHATAA   – Stiffness in the joints and in   the body

(d) SPARSHASHATVA   – Tenderness especially in   joints

(e) SASHABDA SANDHI   – Crepitation in joints

REF – MADHAVA NIDAANA AND YOGA RATNAKARA

CLINICAL CONDITIONS IN THE CATEGORY OF AAMAVAATA

žDifferent presentations of Rheumatoid arthritis

žSome presentations of Gout & Hyperuricemia

žSpecific stages of the SLE

žSpecific stages of the Fibromyalgia

žA few cases of Osteoarthritis

žSome cases of Ankylosing Sponylitis

žSpecific stages of Psoriatic Arthritis

žFew cases of Infective Arthritis

žSpecific stages of Sjogrens Syndrome

žCases of Viral Arthritis

žSome cases of Lyme`s disease, Scleroderma, Sarcoidosis

žCases of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

TREATMENT –

DRAVAYS PRODUCING LANGHAN

GILOY

MOTHA

TRIPHALA

MADHU

VIDANGA

SHUNTHI

KSHARA

LOHA BHASMA

YAVA

AAMLA

BRIHATA PANCHAMOOLA

SHILAJIT

PRIYANGU

MUDAGA

KULATHA

PATOL

AAMA PAACHAKA MEDICINES –

AGNITUNDI VATI

AJMODAADI CHURAN

AAMA PAACHAK CHURAN

AAROGYA VARDHINI VATI

TRIKAARSHIKA KASHAAYA

SANJIVANI VATI

VIRECHAKA MEDICINES –

ERAND BHRISHTA HARITAKI

ERAND OIL

TRIVRITA CHURANA

GANDHARVAHASTAADI KWAATHA

DOSHA SHAAMAKA MEDICINES –

žSINGHANAADA GUGGULU

     – in early stages when there is more need of PAACHANA and ANULOMANA

žKAISHORE GUGGULU

     – in acute stages when there is more PITTA DUSHTI

žTRYODASHAANGA GUGGULU

     – in later stages when there is predominance of VAATA KARMA DUSHTI

žMRITYUNJAYA RASA

     – in JEERNA VAATAJA AVASTHA

EXTERNAL APPLICATIONS –

žSAINDHAVAADI TAIL

žVISHAGARBHA TAIL

žPRASARINI TAIL

žSAHACHARAADI TAIL

žPANCHAGUNA TAIL

žWARM VACHA LEPA WITH KAANJIKA

žLEPA OF DASHAANG LEP + SHUNTHI + METHI + HALDI + VISHAGARBHA TAIL

RASAYANA MEDICINES –

MAHAAMRIGAANKA RASA

AMRIT BHALLATAKA

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