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Ayurvedic Understanding And Management Of Tamaka Swasa (Childhood Asthma) In Children – A Case Report

Publication Type : Journal Article

Source : IAMJ

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Campus : Amritapuri

School : School of Ayurveda

Department : Kaumar Bhritya

Year : 2019

Abstract : Swasa roga is a condition wherein the patient experiences an abnormal or distressful breathing. Vata and Kapha dosha, causes obstruction to the five types of Swasa roga, in which the patient feels darkness in front of eyes and considered as an Parthiloma gati of Vata is resulting in a series of manifestations. Symptoms precipitates during cold, rainy and cloudy climate and when gets exposed to cold wind and intake of a disease characterized by increased responsiveness of the airways to stimuli. Prevalence of asthma has increased globally over the last three decades and the peak incidence is seen in the age group of 5 ing factors are responsible for the causation of asthma which needs to be understood for prevention aspect. The clinical presentation of asthma varies from recurrent cough to seve admitted to the In Patient Department of Kaumarabhritya, SDM College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan with complaints of difficulty in breathing since 3 years. Associated with productive cough and running nose s 3 weeks. Aggravates during exposure to cold wind, during night hours and during rainy season. vates during supine position and subsides during sitting posture and intake of hot drinks. This condition can be understood as Tamaka Swasa. After a thorough clinical examination and evaluation, started with Pachana, Snehapana and then, Abhyanga, Swedana and Virechana condition of the patient. Later, he was discharged with medicines, especia continued at home.

Cite this Research Publication : Kannan Sagar, Shailaja. U, Anoop A.S, Reshma K. Raj, Jugal Kishore: Ayurvedic Understanding And Management Of Tamaka Swasa (Childhood Asthma) In Children - A Case Report: IAMJ: Volume 7, Issue 3, March – 2019.

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