Management of Hepatitis B (Carrier stage) through Ayurved – A Case report
Hepatitis B is a potentially life-threatening liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It is a major global health problem. On the basis of clinical features, Hepatitis B can be correlated with Kamala. Kamala is caused due to aggravation of Pittadosha. Ayurvedic management of Kamala includes samshodhan and samshaman therapy which leads to break the samprapti of the disease and hence provides complete cure. In this case study 53 years old male patient having complaints of yellowish colored urine and reduced appetite along with generalized weakness, nausea and mild pain in right hypochondriac region was treated with herbomineral preparations (Phalatrikadi Kwath, Arogyavardhini Vati, Liv52 HB, Rohitakarishta etc.) described in classical texts of Ayurveda for 6 months. Assessment was done on the Subjective & Objective (Pathological) Parameters Before, after and during treatment. Significant improvement was observed in subjective and objective parameters after completion of treatment. From this study it can be concluded that Hepatitis B can be successfully managed with principles of Ayurveda.
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