Ayurvedic Management of Arditavata - A Case Report
Ayurveda is a branch of ancient science which is not only believe in curing disease but also keeps vision of having healthy lifestyle in terms of Ahara (Food), Vihara (Healthy regimen) and Achara (Good conducts). In present era because of unwholesome food, inappropriate lifestyle, excessive and restless workload etc. and also the environmental factors like excessive cold and flowing of wind becoming reason to cause various disorders. Acharya Charaka explained 80 Vataja Nanatmaja Vyadhi, Arditavata is one of those disorders.Due to similar clinical symptoms of Arditavata, in contemporary science can be correlated with Bell’s palsy-caused by dysfunction of facial nerve-which is VII cranial nerve which affects the movement of facial muscles. Facial nerve dysfunction can seriously influence a patient's perspective for life. The human face is a part of communication and appearance. Facial palsy results in both functional and cosmetic impairments. In this disease with Ayurvedic treatment approach there is 90% cure rate, which is very beneficial for the present era patients who are having such type of diseases. This case study is here to show the result and curative approach of classical medicines in Arditavata.
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