Patana Kriya Meaning, Types, Clinical Significance

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SPatana is the fourth type of treatment mentioned amongst ‘Sapta Upakrama’ i.e. the 7 types of treatments. These 7 treatments mentioned by Master Sushruta are not only meant to treat and heal the wounds, ulcers and related swelling but also to prevent their complications.Read – Sushruta’s … Read more

Poultice (Upanaha) Meaning, Types, Clinical Significance, Uses

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SThe Upanaha is a form of treatment wherein a thick paste of herbs is applied and then wrapped with a cloth or leather. It is used for various purposes such as inducing sweating, as a fomentation therapy and to cause quicker suppuration of wounds, abscesses, swellings … Read more

Avasechana Method of Wound Care: Meaning, Types, Clinical Significance

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SAvasechana is the second type of treatment mentioned amongst ‘Sapta Upakrama’ i.e. the 7 types of treatments mentioned by Master Sushruta which are meant to treat and heal the wounds, ulcers and related swelling.Read – Sushruta’s 7 Types of Treatments Sapta Upakrama Avasechana Avasechan means to … Read more

Vimlapana: Softening of Wounds, Ulcers – Types, Clinical Significance

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SVimlapana is the first type of treatment mentioned among ‘Sapta Upakrama’ i.e. the 7 types of treatments mentioned by Master Sushruta. These are meant for treatment of wounds and ulcers and also to prevent its complications. Vimlapana means to soften or cause to wither / languish. … Read more

Sushruta’s 7 Types of Treatments Sapta Upakrama

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SSapta Upakramas are the treatments used in ancient days for surgical interventions and procedures especially for treatment of acute /chronic wounds, their complications and to prevent their relapse. Their utility can be extended in skillful ways to treat other systemic diseases also with changes in treatment … Read more

Shashti Upakrama Meaning, Classification, Clinical Significance

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SMaster Sushruta is the grand master of surgery. In Sushruta Samhita we come across 60 specialized treatments grouped under a heading called ‘Shashti Upakrama’. Shashti means 60 number, Upakrama means treatments.Read – Sushruta’s 8 Types Of Surgical Procedures – Astavidha Shastra Karma Clinical utility of Shashti … Read more

Postpartum Depression Causes, Symptoms, Ayurvedic Treatment

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SPostpartum Depression abbreviated as PPD is a kind of mood disorder and a type of depression. It comprises of a complex mix of physical, emotional and behavioral changes that occur in some women following the child birth. It also describes a range of physical and emotional … Read more

Intermittent Explosive Disorder Symptoms, Causes, Ayurvedic Treatment

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SIntermittent Explosive Disorder is a type of mood disorder, abbreviated as IED. It involves sudden changes in mood and consists of sudden outbursts of aggression or violence. These reactions are usually out of proportion and magnified to a given situation or are irrational. It is common … Read more

Persistent Depressive Disorder Symptoms, Treatment, Ayurveda Concept

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SPersistent depressive disorder is a kind of chronic depression. It is abbreviated as PDD. It is said to be a combo of 2 conditions i.e. chronic major depressive disorder and dysthymia. Dysthymia is also mentioned to be synonymous with PDD. The symptoms of PDD are almost … Read more

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