Ayurvedic approach in the Management of Uterine Fibroids - A Case Study
The fibroid is a common benign growth present in the female genital tract. Clinically uterine fibroids are generally symptomless in many cases but in some cases they may occur as a palpable mass, associated with bleeding, and pain or with the symptoms secondary to compression of the mass. Available treatment in modern science are hormonal therapy, hysterectomy, myomectomy and uterine artery embolization which is having so many complications for patient in future. Uterine fibroid is a condition where Guru, manda and snigdha guna dominated prakupita kapha results in impaired artava formation due to samana dysfunction and subsequent mamsa vridhi in garbhasaya. It was critically reviewed in the context of granthi and vidradhi roga. In this case report patient suffered from Intramural fibroid in uterus for 1 year. First, she took allopathic medicine but was not benefited. Modern doctors advised her for Hysterectomy. But she is not ready for the surgery and she approached us for the treatment of same. She was having severe bleeding which occurs at the interval of 10-12 days, severe backache, Hair fall, dyspnea. We started with normalization of her menstrual cycle, for that we used Muslikhadiradikashayam with biogest tablet in order to maintain her excessive bleeding for 3 months. After 3 months of treatment, improvement was noticed in symptoms, her menstrual cycle comes normal which is 28-30 days. The line of treatment was followed in this case was to treat provoked vata, kapha dosha and vitiated mansa, medas dhatu and granthi chikitsa principle. There were no adverse effects found during the Ayurvedic medication.
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