Management of Glomerulonephritis through Ayurveda – A Case report

  • Prajkta Anil Hagone
  • Vaishali Kuchewar
Keywords: Ushnavata, GokshuradiGuggulu, Hematuria, Proteinuria

Abstract

Glomerulonephritis refers to an inflammation of the glomerulus, which is the unit involved in filtration in the kidney. Prompt diagnosis of glomerulonephritis is vital as it may rapidly lose kidney function if not treated urgently.it may present with isolated hematuria and or proteinuria. The incidence of GN varies between 0.2 to 2.5 per 100000 per year. It is a case of Glomerulonephritis which is correlated with Ushnavata. A patient 35 year old presented in the Kayachikitsa OPD with complaints of brown color urination, with burning and frequent micturition. She was also a known case of rheumatoid arthritis since 10 years. After clinical examination, she was treated with oral medication (Gokshuradi Guggul and Neeri KFT) for 7 days. She had complete relief and no recurrence up to the month of August 2019.

 

Author Biographies

Prajkta Anil Hagone

PG Scholar, Department of Kayachikitsa, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurvedic College, Salod (H), Maharashtra, India

 

Vaishali Kuchewar

Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurvedic College, Salod (H), Maharashtra, India

Published
2020-01-14