Accepted Abstracts: Altern Integ Med
In Ayurveda, Panchkarma therapy is an unique and a complete holistic approach,to the elimination of the root cause of every chronic disease. In India, Chronic diseases contribute 53% of death and 44% of disability adjusted life year lost. Charakacharya has described that moderate imbalance in Doshas can be pacified by Shamana i.e. palliation, such as administration of drugs, diet & life style modification, but deep rooted imbalances in Doshas can be completely eliminated by the administration of Shodhana therapies (Bio-purification) such as Panchkarma , including Vamana, Virechana, Anuvasana & Asthapana Vasti & NasyaKarma. These therapies detoxify, strengthen tissues & enhance cells inner intelligence to facilitate self-healing to help, eliminate chronic diseases & promote longevity. Chronic diseases such as Arthritis, Asthma, Cardiac disease, Cancer, Stroke, Skin disease, Obesity & Epilepsy are among the most common, costly & preventable of all health problems in India. Panchkarma therapies are widely practiced across the country & also getting Global attention, so there is urgent need to standardize the procedure with respect to its safety & efficacy. With this intent the attempt is made to assess the role of different panchakarma therapies in various chronic diseases. In this studies 443 cases of different chronic diseases were treated by Panchkarma Therapies in which Vamana 99 (15.76%), Virechana 225 (35.82%), Anuvasana 102 (16.24%), Asthapana Vasti 137 (30.92%) & Nasya Karma 65 (10.35%). These therapies are found beneficial to all chronic cases, covering a wide range of preventive, curative and promotive aspects.
Narayan Jadhav is working as Associate Professor & HOD in the Department of Rognidan & Vikruti Vigyan in Dhanwantari Ayurved Medical college & Hospital Udgir (M.S.) India. He is Chief consultant in Sushrut Ayurved Hospital and Research Center, Udgir and founder of Dhanwantari Sevabhavi Pratishan & Academy of Ayurveda & Integrative medicine. He completed his graduation (BAMS) from RT Ayurved College & hospital Akola & post Graduation (MD - Kaychiktsa Internal Medicine) from Govt. Ayurveda college, Nanded & MBA (Health Care) from Global open university, Nagaland. He is trained in Proctology at Faculty of Ayurveda, IMS (BHU) & received specialized training in Rheumatology and Panchkarma at Vaidyaratanam Ayurveda College, Ollur, Dist Thrissur Kerala. His research interests are Ayurvedic Diabetalogy, Dermatology, Rheumatology, Proctology, Cardiology, Panchakarma, Kshar Sutra, Agnikarma He presented 11 Research papers in international and national conference and published 4 articles in international journals. He has 13 years of clinical and teaching experience.