Ayurveda Treatment Protocol in the Management of Ardhavabhedaka (Migraine) - A Case Report
Migraine is common brain disorder and it can be defined as benign, recurring syndrome of headache, nausea, vomiting and other symptoms of neurological dysfunction in varying admixtures. W.H.O. International Headache Society stated that, episodic migraine is characterized by Migraine has ranked number 19 among all diseases worldwide which causing disability. Symptoms of Migraine were having similarities with Ardhavabhedaka which is a one of the types of the 11 Shiro roga. Modern management to treat this condition has various side- effects like drug dependency, drug resistance and gastric irritation etc. A 30 years old married female patient visited the Kayachikitsa department of Dhanwantari Ayurvedic Medical College and hospital Ujjain, on 30/11/2019 with complaints of unilateral severe headaches on and off once and sometimes twice since 15 days. Patient is having the similar complaints intermittently for last 6 years. Patient was treated with Sadhyovirechana, Nasya Karma and Shaman chikitsa. Encouraging results were noted without recurrence of symptoms and adverse effects.