GONORRHEA- Ayurvedic Treatment, Diet, Exercises, Yoga & Pranayama

Gonorrhea is the sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

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

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF GONORRHEA

  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Burning sensation and pain when urinating
  • Frequent urge for urination
  • Pain during sexual intercourse
  • Foul-smelling discharge from penis or vagina
  • Pain in the lower abdomen

CAUSES OF GONORRHEA

  • Gonorrhea is caused by the bacterium Nesseria gonorrhoeae.

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF GONORRHEA

The disease is transmitted from one person to another through sexual intercourse. The bacterium causes infection and inflammation of the mucous membranes of the genital tract and urethra.

DIAGNOSIS OF GONORRHEA

  • History taking
  • Diagnosis through signs and symptoms
  • Laboratory investigations such as NAAT (nucleic acid amplification testing)
  • Culturing of urethral or vaginal specimen

TREATMENTS FOR GONORRHEA

  • Anti-inflammatory medicines
  • Antibiotics

PROGNOSIS OF GONORRHEA

  • Prognosis is based on the stage of the disease and condition of the patient. Generally, it subsides within two weeks.
  • Gonorrhea is easily cured by antibiotic therapy.
  • The undiagnosed or untreated gonorrhea leads to complications

COMPLICATIONS OF GONORRHEA        

  • Infertility in men and women
  • Spreading of the infection to other sites of the body

GONORRHEA AND AYURVEDA

  • In Ayurveda,gonorrhea is managed based on the symptoms

NIDANA- AYURVEDIC CAUSES OF GONORRHEA

  • Agantu factor – infection

PURVAROOPAM- AYURVEDIC PREMONITORY SYMPTOMS OF GONORRHEA

  • Fever – jwara

SAMPRAPTI – AYURVEDIC PATHOGENESIS OF GONORRHEA

Gonorrhea is considered as an agantuja vyadhi, because it is caused by the infection. When the bacterium enters into the body the doshas vitiated and symptoms produce.

LAKSHANA- AYURVEDIC SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF GONORRHEA

  • Muthrakrichra  – pain on micturition
  • Daha – Burning sensation during micturition
  • Srava – foul-smelling discharge
  • Kandu – itching
  • Jwara – fever

AYURVEDIC PROGNOSIS OF GONORRHEA

  • Prognosis is sadhya – curable in the early stage with proper ayurvedic remedies

CHIKITSA- AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR GONORRHEA

AYURVEDIC SAMANA TREATMENT FOR GONORRHEA

  • Khadirarishta – after food
  • Chandra prabha vati
  • Chandanasava
  • Punarnavadi kashaya
  • Sampoorna kanchanara rasa
  • Triphala guggulu
  • Chopchinyadi churna
  • Indusekhara rasa
  • Navakarshika churna
  • Gandhaka rasayana
  • Washing with aragvadhadi kashaya
  • Medicines which balances pitta and kapha

COMMONLY USED AYURVEDIC MEDICINES FOR GONORRHEA

Internal administration

  • Madhusnuhi Rasayan
  • Gulguluthiktakam Tablet
  • Khadirarishta 
  • Chandra prabha vati
  • Chandanasava
  • Punarnavadi kashaya
  • Sampoorna kanchanara rasa
  • Triphala guggulu
  • Chopchinyadi churna
  • Indusekhara rasa
  • Navakarshika churna
  • Gandhaka rasayana

HOME REMEDIES FOR GONORRHEA

  • Intake of an appropriate quantity of water

DIET AND BEHAVIOUR FOR GONORRHEA

  • Avoid food items which produce dosha imbalance like sour, acrid and dry food, hard to digest. Because dosha imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Proper hygiene
  • Use a condom during sexual intercourse

YOGA FOR GONORRHEA

  • Nadi Shuddi Pranayama    – gets relief from irritations associated with gonorrhoea and provide overall immunity

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.

                             

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