A Comparative Clinical Study of Jaladhara and Taildhara in the Management of Stress
Keywords:Jaladhara, Taildhara, Stress, Bio humors, Pragyapradha, Shirodhara
In the present Era, stress is said to be one of the largest killers of man today. Stress is Â related to our total health - physical, mental and emotional. In Ayurveda stress is a resultant condition due to pragyaparadha. In the present study total 137 patients were registered and randomly divided into 3 groups viz: Group A were subjected to Jaladhara 7days along with Mansyadi Kwatha for 30days; Group B were subjected to Tailadhara for 7 days along with Mansyadi Kwatha for 30days; Group C Â received only Mansyadi Kwatha for 30days. The main aims & object of the study are: 1) To study the comparative effect of Jaladhara and Tailadhara in the management of stress. 2) To study the clinical efficacy of Shirodhara. Assessment of the effect of treatment was done on the basis of relief in the subjective & objective signs & symptoms of stress and on Brief psychiatric rating scale. The data were analysed statistically. It was observed that symptoms like insomnia, anxiety etc were almost completely relieved in Shirodhara group. In Breif Psychiatric rating scale statistically results of both the dhara group are highly significant. Taildhara provided better relief in all most all the symptoms of Stress and in Brief psychiatric rating scale compared to Jaladhara
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