Aetiological study of Nephrotic Syndrome in Ayurveda: A single case discussion
Nephrotic syndrome is a group of symptoms that together show kidneys are not working as well as they should, people of all ages, genders, ethnicities can get nephrotic syndrome but is slightly more common in men than in women. Persistent loss of protein in urine may lead to irreplaceable kidney damage leading to kidney failure. Although many treatment postulates has been forwarded by modern medicine system, efficient management of nephrotic syndrome still remains unrewarded with higher recurrence rate. Ayurveda serves best in many disease conditions where conventional system face several limitations. Although, Ayurveda has not mentioned any disease as Nephrotic syndrome but on the basis of signs and symptoms presented in this condition resemblance with a group of diseases stated in Ayurveda comes under context. Current literature aims at establishing a case of nephrotic syndrome in the light of Ayurveda to determine aetiological factors responsible in the progression of the disease.