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  1. 1. Ayurvedic Management of Present Life Style Diseases Related to Uttamanga.
  2. 2. Contents  Introduction  Common life style diseases of Uttamanga  Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)  Myopia  Sinusitis  Conclusion  References  Acknowledgement
  3. 3. Introduction  Salakyam Nama Urdhwajatrugatanam Sravana Nayana Vadana Ghranadi Samsritanam Vyadhinam upasamanardham Cha (Su.Su.-1)  Shalakya is the branch of Ashtanga Ayurveda which deals with the treatments of head along with its “5”sensory faculties .  Sarvendriyani Yenasmin Pranayena Cha Samsritah Tena Tasyottamangasya Rakshayamadhrito Bhavet (A.H.U.-14/58)  The utmost importance is given to the treatments of Uttamanga (SHALAKYA) by Acharya Vagbhata. Because it deals with the treatments of “5” sense organs and the vital organ (Brain).  Now a days we came across different diseases pertaining to Shalakya in our clinical practice among them lifestyle diseases are most common.
  4. 4. Common life style diseases of Uttamanga  Computer vision syndrome  Myopia  Sinusitis  Diabetic retinopathy  Hypertensive retinopathy  Epistaxis  Otolgia etc.  The above said diseases are mainly due to improper regimen and diet (Pragnaparadha).
  5. 5. Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)  According to National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), CVS affects 90% of computer users who are spending 3hrs or more than that per day.  In Ayurvedic system, According to Acharya Susruta CVS is compared with Sushkakshi paka of Sarvagata Netra roga with predominance of Vata and Pitta doshas.  Software employees are stand first among all computer users.
  6. 6. Etiological factors of CVS  Working for number of hours continuously without break.  Distance from the screen.  Glare on the screen.  Seating posture.  The angle of head to the screen.  Illumination at the work place.  Infrequent blinking of eyes.
  7. 7. Signs & Symptoms of CVS  Head ache.  Blurred vision/Double vision.  Dry eyes.  Red eyes.  Eye Irritation.  Neck & Shoulder pain.  Eye Fatigue.
  8. 8. We provide at our O.P.D  Patient were treated strategically depending on the severity.  Internal medication-  Saptamrita lauha 2 B.D  Kanchanara Guggulu 2 B.D  Avipattikara churnam 3gm at BT with butter milk.  Satavari churnam2gm+ Yashti madhu churnam1gm+ Triphala churnam2gm 1 dose as a combination with honey/Hot water.
  9. 9. We provide at our O.P.D  Netra kriya kalpas:  Sekam- with kashayam prepared with triphala or Luke warm Ksheera with Yashti madhu.  Pindi- prepared with paste of Nimba + Nagara+ Saindhava.  Aschyotanam – Netra bindu and Dhanyaka Hima.  Tarpanam- Triphala Ghritam, Jivantyadi Ghritam.  Computer ergonomics and Practice of Eye exercises are advised as a part of treatment.
  10. 10. Myopia
  11. 11. Myopia  Myopia or Near Sightedness –is an error of refraction in which parallel rays of light from infinity come to focus in front of the retina , When accommodation is at rest.  Its is classified basing on underlying mechanism as – Axial, Curvatural, Index Myopias.  Clinically its classified into- Congenital, Simple/Developmental, pathological Myopias.  According to Acharya Susruta Myopia comes under Drishti gata roga especially 1st and 2nd Patala gata Timira.
  12. 12. Signs & Symptoms of Myopia  Poor vision for distance  Asthenopic Symptoms- tiredness, frontal/frontotemporal headache, watering etc.  Prominent eyeballs  Pupils are some what large a bit sluggish  The congenital one is untreatable, pathological one is treatable with great effort, simple myopia is treatable to some extent.
  13. 13. We provide at our O.P.D  Prescribe lens for correction of error if it is >-1.  The patients who are having <-1, are treated .  Internal medication- its for those who unable to take Kriya kalpas. Eg: children <10ys, employees etc.  Saptamrita loham 2 B.D .  Triphala/Maha triphala ghritam 5ml B.D with Luke warm water/milk.  Akshi tarpanam- with triphala ghritam and jivantyadi ghritam.  Eye exercises are advised to practice.
  14. 14. Sinusitis  Sinusitis is an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the sinuses.  Sinuses are filled with air, but when sinuses become blocked and filled with fluid, micro organisms (bacteria, viruses, and fungi) can grow and cause an infection.  Conditions that cause sinus blockage are Common cold, Allergic rhinitis , Nasal polyps or Deviated septum.  According to Acharya Susruta it can be compared with Dushta pratishyayam.
  15. 15. Signs & Symptoms of Sinusitis  Acute sinusitis: sudden onset of cold-like symptoms and facial pain does not go away after 10 to 14 days. Acute sinusitis typically lasts 4 weeks or less.  Sub acute sinusitis: inflammation lasting 4 to 8 weeks.  Chronic sinusitis: sinus inflammation symptoms lasting 8 weeks or longer.  Recurrent sinusitis: Several attacks within a year.  According to Ayurveda : constant alternate sliminess –dryness and contraction - expansion of nostrils. With fetor in breath and loss of smell.
  16. 16. We provide at our O.P.D  Internal medication-  Mahalaxmi vilas ras 1 tab B.D  Laxmivias Ras 2tab B.D  Vyoshadi vati 2tab B.D  Amrita Bhallathaka lehyam 5gm with Luke warm milk B.D  Kanchanara Guggulu 2 B.D
  17. 17. We provide at our O.P.D  Lavangadi vati 2 B.D  Tribhuvana keerthi ras 1B.D  Ananda bhairavi ras 1B.D  Talisadi /sitopaladi2gm+L.S.S.R250mg+Pravala bhasma250mg+Abhraka bhasma 125mg with honey - 1 dose B.D  Nasya karma- after doing sneha and sweda Marsha nasya given to the patient with Shadbindu taila.  Pranayama advised to the patient.
  18. 18. Conclusion  We are observing good response from the patients of CVS, Myopia and Sinusitis.  The curative and cost affectivity of treatments, Shalakya becoming the 1st choice for the life style diseases related to Uttamanga.  Tadvidya sambhasha Budhir Vardhananam – fruitful interaction between like minded improves our intellect. The word which made me do this.
  19. 19. References  Susruta samhita by Kaviraj kunjan lal Bhishagratna uttara sthana.  Ashtanga Hridaya Uttara tantra by Dr. Brahmananda Tripati.  Comprehensive Ophthalmology 5th edition by A K Khurana.  http://www.webmd.com/allergies/sinusitis-and- sinus-infection
  20. 20. References  Online reference  http://www.sscasrh.org/index.php/faq-a-health- library/articles-by-doctors/item/241-ayurveda- kriyakalpa-in-computer-vision-syndrome  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC321 5371/?report=classic A clinical study on “computer vision syndrome” and its management with triphala eye drops and saptamrita lauha.  www.iamj.in, IAMJ: volume1; Issue3; May- June2013, sivbalaji et al; Ayurvedic Approach on Computer Vision Syndrome.
  21. 21. Acknowledgement  Dr. Ch. Ramadevi M.D, (Ph.D.) Associate. Professor. P.G. Shalakya Dept.  Dr. T. Praveen Kumar M.D, Professor. P.G.Shalakya Department.  Organizers of TASCON -2015 at D Y PATIL Ayurveda College, Pimpri, Pune. Maharashtra, India.

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