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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 13, Issue 1 (2024)

An ayurvedic review concept of Vatastheela mutraghat W.S.R TO BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)

Author(s):

Priyanka Satish Tiwari and BN Gadve

Abstract:

As a person enters into geriatric age group so many health issues start in the form of chronicity like osteoarthritis, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s, osteoporosis, COPD and diseases related to lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) which are quite common in old aged males. There are various diseases related to LUTS in which most common which is found at higher incidence rate is BPH. Since ancient time Ayurveda had explained urology under the section of Ashmari, Mutrakrichhra and Mutraghat. Acharya Sushruta explained symptoms like inability to pass urine completely, straining frequent micturition and nocturia under Mutraghat. This disease belongs to Mutravah strotas (Urinary tract). BPH is benign enlargement of prostate which occurs after age of 50 years but usually between 60 and 70 years age group. In Modern science conservative and surgical treatment explained where as in Ayurveda Acharya mentioned various Kashaya, Uttarbasti and various shodhanopakrama for the management of vatashtheela.

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How to cite this article:
Priyanka Satish Tiwari and BN Gadve. An ayurvedic review concept of Vatastheela mutraghat W.S.R TO BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2024;13(1):314-318. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2024.v13.i1d.14845

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