MANAGEMENT OF PERIMENOPAUSAL MENORRHAGIA THROUGH AYURVEDA: A CASE REPORT
Keywords:Perimenopausal Menorrhagia, Raktapradaram, Shamana chikitsa
Background: Menorrhagia is defined as cyclic bleeding at normal interval; the bleeding is either excessive in amount(>80ml) or duration or both. Due to heavy bleeding a woman’s physical, emotional, social, and maternal quality of life is grossly affected. Acute menorrhagia requires prompt medical intervention. According to Acharya Charaka the pradhana dosha for yoni roga is vata along with other doshas(kapha &pitta) depending upon the symptoms. Aims & Objectives: To control the menstrual bleeding during perimenopausal period through ayurvedic medicines and to avoid Hysterectomy for menorrhagia. So, the patient was given vata shamana and pitta shamana oushadhis during this treatment, along with rakta sthambana Chikitsa. It was given 3 to 4 years intermittently. Result: The patient responded well with ayurvedic medicines and bleeding got controlled gradually in due course of treatment. Conclusion: Ayurvedic medicines are effective in treating Perimenopausal Menorrhagia.
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