AYU (An International Quarterly Journal of Research in Ayurveda)

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 40  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 44--47

Ayurvedic management of necrozoospermia - A case report


Shashidhar H Doddamani, MN Shubhashree, SK Giri, Raghavendra Naik, BK Bharali 
 Regional Ayurveda Research Institute for Metabolic Disorders, Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences, Ministry of AYUSH, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Shashidhar H Doddamani
Regional Ayurveda Research Institute for Metabolic Disorders, Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences, Ministry of AYUSH, #12, Manavarthekaval, Uttarahalli, Kanakapura Road, Bengaluru - 562 109, Karnataka
India

Male factors are responsible for more than forty percent of the infertility cases. Necrozoospermia is one among the main cause for infertility in male. Necrospermia i.e. 100% immotile and 0% viable spermatozoa in ejaculate, is a rare and poorly documented cause of male infertility. A 56-year-old man was referred for reproductive counseling with secondary infertility and diagnosed as necrozoospermia (Shukra Dosha). He presented with complaints of having no issues since 7 years of married life with his second wife. The patient has a son from divorced first wife. After the thorough clinical examination and laboratory investigations, diagnosis was confirmed as necrozoospermia. The patient was administered Koshtha-Shuddhi (purgation) with Eranda Taila (castor oil) as per the guidelines of Ayurvedic treatment. After the proper purificatory procedures depending on dominance of deranged Dosha, the patient was given Arogyavardhini Vati, Chandraprabha Vati, Shilapravanga and Phala Ghrita (medicated ghee) as Sneha (internal oleation). At the end of 3½ month, semen analysis showed marked improvement in sperm count and increase in the sperm motility. The present finding and the effective management of necrozoospermia with Ayurvedic formulations with no adverse effect highlight the promising scope of traditional medicine in male infertility disorders.


How to cite this article:
Doddamani SH, Shubhashree M N, Giri S K, Naik R, Bharali B K. Ayurvedic management of necrozoospermia - A case report.AYU 2019;40:44-47


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Doddamani SH, Shubhashree M N, Giri S K, Naik R, Bharali B K. Ayurvedic management of necrozoospermia - A case report. AYU [serial online] 2019 [cited 2020 Sep 28 ];40:44-47
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