Ayurvedic Treatment for BLOOD IN URINE

Ayurvedic treatment for blood in the urine follows the treatment principles of Mootra Krichra, Mootraghata and is very effective in acute and chronic conditions. Blood in the urine is a symptom of diseases affecting the mootravaha srothas.Blood in the urine is one of the peculiar symptoms in diseases of the urinary system. Urinary tract infections, urinary calculi are the common causes of blood in the urine. It is also called hematuria.

  • SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF BLOOD IN URINE
  • CAUSES OF BLOOD IN URINE
  • PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF BLOOD IN URINE
  • DIAGNOSIS OF BLOOD IN URINE
  • TREATMENTS FOR BLOOD IN URINE
  • PROGNOSIS OF BLOOD IN URINE
  • COMPLICATIONS OF BLOOD IN URINE
  • BLOOD IN URINE AND AYURVEDA
  • NIDANA- AYURVEDIC CAUSES OF BLOOD IN URINE
  • PURVAROOPAM- AYURVEDIC PREMONITORY SYMPTOMS OF BLOOD IN URINE
  • SAMPRAPTI – AYURVEDIC PATHOGENESIS OF BLOOD IN URINE
  • LAKSHANA- AYURVEDIC SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF BLOOD IN URINE
  • AYURVEDIC PROGNOSIS OF BLOOD IN URINE
  • CHIKITSA- AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR BLOOD IN URINE
  • AYURVEDIC SAMANA TREATMENT FOR BLOOD IN URINE
  • COMMONLY USED AYURVEDIC MEDICINES FOR BLOOD IN URINE
  • HOME REMEDIES FOR BLOOD IN URINE
  • DIET AND BEHAVIOUR FOR BLOOD IN URINE
  • YOGA FOR BLOOD IN URINE
  • RESEARCH PAPERS OF AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF BLOOD IN URINE

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF BLOOD IN URINE

The associated symptoms include;

  • Burning sensation when urinating
  • Urinating frequently or feeling the need to urinate frequently
  • Discomfort during urination
  • Urine incontinence
  • Painful urination

CAUSES OF BLOOD IN URINE

  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Urinary calculi
  • Kidney diseases
  • Prostate enlargement
  • Cancer
  • Strenuous exercise
  • Certain medications
  • Injuries

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF BLOOD IN URINE

Pathophysiology of blood in urine is based on the cause of the disease. In the case of urinary tract infections, the bacterial infection spreads to the urethra, bladder then finally urethritis, cystitis manifested. The inflammatory changes of the urinary tract may also be caused by chemical irritants and mechanical irritants. In the case of urinary calculi, the blood in urine occurs due to the injuries made by the stone.

DIAGNOSIS OF BLOOD IN URINE

  • History taking
  • Physical examination
  • Urine analysis and bacterial culture
  • Imaging techniques
  • Blood investigations

TREATMENTS FOR BLOOD IN URINE

  • Analgesics
  • Anti-inflammatory medicines
  • Antibiotics
  • Surgical interventions
  • Treatment for underlying pathology

PROGNOSIS OF BLOOD IN URINE

  • Prognosis is based on the cause of the disease, duration  and condition of the patient
  • Blood in urine due to bacterial infection is easily cured by antibiotic therapy.

COMPLICATIONS OF BLOOD IN URINE 

  • Untreated urinary problems may lead to complications like damage to the kidney, urine incontinence

BLOOD IN URINE AND AYURVEDA

  • In Ayurveda,blood in the urine is symptomatologically refers to mootra krichra, asmari, mootraghata.
  • Blood in the urine is a symptom of diseases affecting the mootravaha srothas.

NIDANA- AYURVEDIC CAUSES OF BLOOD IN URINE

  • Suppression of urge for urination
  • Agantu factors – infections, injuries
  • Vrikka roga – kidney diseases
  • Asmari – urinary calculi

PURVAROOPAM- AYURVEDIC PREMONITORY SYMPTOMS OF BLOOD IN URINE

  • Difficulty in urination.

SAMPRAPTI – AYURVEDIC PATHOGENESIS OF BLOOD IN URINE

In Mootra krichra, the vitiated Pitta Dosha along with Vata (mainly Apana Vayu) on reaching Vasti (bladder) afflicts the Mootravaha Srothas due to which the patient feels difficulty in micturition and hematuria. The above-mentioned symptomatology has a close resemblance to urinary tract infections. Urinary calculi (asmari) are one of the causes of blood in the urine. Doshas associated with the predominance of kapha leads to asmari.

LAKSHANA- AYURVEDIC SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF BLOOD IN URINE

  • Traces of blood in the urine
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Burning sensation during micturition
  • Fever – jwara

AYURVEDIC PROGNOSIS OF BLOOD IN URINE

  • Prognosis of blood in the urine based on the type of underlying disease and the condition of the patient 

CHIKITSA- AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR BLOOD IN URINE

AYURVEDIC SAMANA TREATMENT FOR BLOOD IN URINE

  • Punarnavadi Kashayam
  • Gokshuradi Guggulu
  • Sweta Parpati
  • Bhringaraja Ras
  • Dasamoolarishtam
  • Intake of gokshura churna with yavakshara
  • Chandanasava
  • Brihatyadi kashaya
  • Punarnava mandura
  • Chandra prabha vati
  • Gomutra hareetaki
  • Yoni pichu – with jatyadi taila (in females) in case of urinary tract infections

COMMONLY USED AYURVEDIC MEDICINES FOR BLOOD IN URINE

Internal administration

  • Dasamoolarishtam
  • Chandanasava
  • Brihatyadi kashaya
  • Punarnava mandura
  • Chandra prabha vati

HOME REMEDIES FOR BLOOD IN URINE

  • Heat application on the lower abdomen by a towel dipped with hot water to relieve pain associated with calculi and cystitis.
  • Intake of an appropriate quantity of water

DIET AND BEHAVIOUR FOR BLOOD IN URINE

  • Avoid food items that produce dosha imbalance like cold and dry food, hard to digest. Because dosha imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Drinking water boiled with gokshura.

YOGA FOR BLOOD IN URINE

  • Nadi Shuddi Pranayam    – calms the mind and gets relief from the discomfort associated with blood in the urine

The patient needs to be seated in a meditative posture with the head and spine erect, with the body relaxed. The patient has to close his one nostril (e.g. left nostril if using the right hand and vice versa) with the thumb and exhale completely through the other nostril. Again, he will have to breathe in deeply through the other nostril while the opposite nostril is still closed with the thumb.

  • Padmasana
  • Makarasana
  • Mandukasana

RESEARCH PAPERS OF AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF BLOOD IN URINE

  1. Ayurveda and Urinary Tract Infections

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2964762/

2.     A Case Report on Mutrakricchra with Special Reference to the chronic cystitis with Bladder Atony

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/328264141_A_Case_Report_on_Mutrakricchra_with_Special_Reference_to_the_Chronic_cystitis_with_Bladder_Atony

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