A Clinical case study on Dhanyak Gokshur Ghrita Yavakshar Uttar basti in the management of Mutraghata w.s.r. to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Keywords:Mutraghata, Vatashthila, Dhanyak Gokshur Ghrita Yavakshar, Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia is a common senile disease. The present modern conservative management includes use of alpha blockers and 5 alpha reductase inhibitors. In operative management various type of operative procedure may be done, out of which most commonly done now-a-days is TURP. However, both of these modalities cause various side effects. Through Ayurveda we can find solution for this burning problem of society. In Ayurved Samhitas, symptoms of Benign Prostate Hyperplasia described under Mutraghata disease. There are 12 types of Mutraghata; one of them is Vatashthila, which can be correlated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia disease. The general treatment of Mutraghata includes Uttar basti . Though Uttar basti is a traditionally used therapy, its efficacy with Dhanyak Gokshur Ghrita Yavakshar is not yet evaluated in the management of BPH. Uttar basti is cost effective and it may avoid surgery which ultimately results in increased quality of life of patients. So, in present clinical study, efficacy of Dhanyak Gokshur Ghrita Yavakshar Uttar basti in Vatashthila with special reference to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia is evaluated.
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