Clinical evaluation of role of shirodhara & sadvritta in the management of anidra w.s.r. to insomnia

Author: 
Amruta K. Tale., Ankush V. Mankar and Alaknanda Kulkarni

Difficulty in maintaining sleep i.e. initiation and maintenance of complete sleep despite of having enough time for sleep is known as insomnia (Anidra), this will lead to change in day time functioning. This insomnia causes various bad effects in Respiration, Cardiac Function, Muscle Tone, Body Temperature, Hormone Secretion, Blood Pressure and Working Efficacy. According to ayurveda Ahar, Nidra & Brahmacharya are Trayopstambhas i.e. these are supportive pillars of life which are necessary for Physical, Mental and Social Health of a person. So taking all these aspects study was carried out to find out easy, alternate & safe medicine for Anidra. In this study 30 clinically diagnosed patients of Anidra were treated with Shirodhara & Sadvritta i.e. (complete hygiene). These patients were randomly divided into two groups, Group A & Group B. Patients of Group A were treated with Shirodhara and the patients of Group B were treated with Shirodhara & Sadvritta. After the whole study, Group B showed better result in Disturb Sleep, Late Night Sleep, Feeling of Insufficient Sleep, Klama, Manodaurbalya, & Irritability.

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Volume: 
Volume5
Issue: 
9
Year of Publication: 
2017
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Amruta K. Tale et al,2017, Clinical evaluation of role of shirodhara & sadvritta in the management of anidra w.s.r. to insomnia, International Journal of Current Science and Technology, Vol.5, Issue, 09, pp. 506-509