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Ayurvedic Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy-A Single Case Study

 18 Nov 2023  248

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Raut D1,Bhardwaj D2,Tundalwar D3,
1 PG Scholar,Shalakyatantra Department, Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaya ,Nagpur , Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaya ,Nagpur
2 PG Scholar,Shalakyatantra Department, Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaya ,Nagpur , Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaya ,Nagpur
3 Associate Professor, Shalakyatantra Department, Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaya,Nagpur , Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaya,Nagpur

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Dr Priyanka Ashok Raut
PG Scholar,Shalakyatantra Department, Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaya ,Nagpur

Contact No. : 9657595751, Email : priyankaraut102@gmail.com

Date of Acceptance : 14 Dec 2023

Date of Publication : 31 Dec 2023

Article ID : SD-IJAY_034

How to cite this article : http://doi.org/10.55552/SDNJAY.2023.1201

Abstract

Diabetic Retinopathy refers to a complication of diabetes that affects the eyes. That is nothing but damage to blood vessels in the tissue of retina. With increase in the life expectancy of diabetics, the incidence of Diabetic Retinopathy has increased.(1) Diabetic Retinopathy is leading cause of blindness. There are many treatment modalities mentioned in modern medicine but it have certain limitation. In Ayurveda, Diabetic Retinopathy can be compared with Madhumehajanya Timira. All the three doshas along with Rakta dosha and sapta dhatu with four internal Drishti patalas of eyes are affected in Madhumehajanya Timira in different stages of disease. In this current case of Madhumehajanya Timira, Ayurvedic treatment was done. In present case study a female patient of 58 years old visited the OPD of Shalakyatantra with complaining of defective distant and near vision since 6 months. Based upon the history and clinical features, Patient is K/C/O diabetes mellitus (type 2) since 8 years and is on regular medication. Patient is treated with Vasant Kusumakar Rasa 1OD  for 1 month ,Tab BGR-34 2BD  for 6 month, Tab Saptamrit Lauh 500 mg 1BD for 1 month and Triphala Ghrita 10 ml HS for 3 months duration. At the end of 6 months patient got significant relief.

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