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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 317

A Comparative Study on Shatavari and Kukkutanda Twak Bhasma in Minimizing the Risk of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis


1 Lecturer, Dept. of SRPT, G J Patel Ayu. Coll. & Research Centre, New Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand, Gujarat, India
2 Professor & HOD - SRPT, I.P.G.T. & R.A., Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, India

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Jasmine Japee (Gujarathi)
Lecturer, Dept. of SRPT, G J Patel Ayu. Coll. & Research Centre, New Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand, Gujarat
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Postmenopausal period is a very vulnerable time for women, as she has to face inevitable scars of menopause amongst which the most disabling one is Osteoporosis. The present study was aimed to compare the effect of Shatavari and Kukkutanda twak bhasma in minimizing bone loss in menopausal and postmenopausal period. The duration of treatment was 10 weeks along with diet restrictions. The results of Shatavari were encouraging, as it has shown not only decrease in bone loss, but an significant increase in bone formation.


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