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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 56-62

A Comparative Study on Vidangadi Churna and Trivritayukta Navaka Guggulu in the Management of Sthaulya (Obesity)


1 M.D. (Ayu), Dept. of Kayachikitsa, Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, India
2 M.D. Scholar (III Year), Dept. of Kayachikitsa, Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, India
3 Professor & Head, Dept. of Kayachikitsa, Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, India
4 Director - I.P.G.T. & R.A., Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, India

Correspondence Address:
Amit Singh
M.D. (Ayu), Dept. of Kayachikitsa, Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar
India
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Sthaulya (obesity) is the most common metabolic disorder in affluent societies caused by excessive eating, lack of exercise and is a direct result of the modernization combined with lifestyle changes. The incidence of Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Angina Pectoris, and Myocardial Infarction etc. is higher among obese individuals. Acharya Charaka has included Atisthool in eight varieties of impediments, which are designated as 'Astha-Nindita Purusha'. He categorizes this problem under Santarpanajanita Vyadhi. Atisthool Purusha is said to suffer from the following eight defects; Ayurhasa, Javoparodha, Alpa-vyavayita, Daurbalya, Daurgandhya, Swedabadha, Ati-trisha, Ati-kshudha. In this study Vidangadi Churna and Trivrityukta Navaka Guggulu were given in tablet form in the dose of 1 gm twice a day for 30 days in the OPD of I.P.G.T. & R.A.,G.A.U., Jamnagar. Total 55 patients were registered for clinical trial of the study. Out of which, 39 patients completed the study. Total 15 patients of Vidangadi Churna group completed the full course, of which 5 patients showed mild improvement (33.33%), 4 patients showed moderate improvement (26.67%) and 1 patient showed marked improvement(6.67%). Total 24 patients of Trivrityukta Navaka Guggulu group completed the full course, among which 10 patients showed mild improvement (41.67%), 8 patients showed moderate improvement (33.33%) and 3 patient showed marked improvement (12.50%).


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