TYPHOID- Ayurvedic Treatment, Diet, Exercises, Research Papers, Yoga & Pranayama

Typhoid is a bacterial disease caused by Salmonella Typhi. Typhoid fever is also called enteric fever. This infection spreads through contaminated food and water.  

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

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF TYPHOID

  • Fever
  • Anorexia
  • Headache
  • Chills
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain

CAUSES OF TYPHOID

Typhoid is caused by Salmonella Typhi (bacteria).

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF TYPHOID

S. Typhi is spread by the faecal-oral route. The incubation period of typhoid fever is 6- 30 days, following which the disease has a sudden onset with fever, anorexia, etc.

DIAGNOSIS OF TYPHOID

  • History taking
  • Physical examination
  • Blood culture
  • Stool culture
  • Widal test

TREATMENTS OF TYPHOID

  • Antibiotic treatment
  • Antipyretic drugs like paracetamol
  • Fluid supplementation
  • Nutrient supplementation

PROGNOSIS OF TYPHOID

It is curable and the symptoms are manageable. Untreated typhoid leads to complications.

COMPLICATIONS OF TYPHOID

  • Bladder infections
  • Meningitis
  • Endocarditis
  • Pneumonia

TYPHOID AND AYURVEDA

  • In Ayurveda,typhoid management is based on the symptoms.
  • Jwara chikilsa and atisara chikilsa can be adopted.
  • Typhoid  is considered a communicable disease ( janapadha udwamsana vyadhi)

NIDANA- AYURVEDIC CAUSES OF TYPHOID

  • Intake of unhygienic food and water
  • Excessive vitiation of doshas
  • Defect in the normal functioning of agni (digestive power)

PURVAROOPAM- AYURVEDIC PREMONITORY SYMPTOMS OF TYPHOID

  • Increased body temperature
  • Weakness

SAMPRAPTI – AYURVEDIC PATHOGENESIS OF TYPHOID

Due to the causative factors doshas become vitiated and spread to the entire body. Aggravated doshas enter the digestive system and combine with agni, accompanying the rasa, blocking the channels. Agni expels out from the site of digestion and spreads all over the body and gives rise to jwara. The aggravated doshas reside in the intestine (site of agni) and produce abdominal pain followed by diarrhoea

LAKSHANA – AYURVEDIC SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF TYPHOID

  • Jwara – fever
  • Atisara – diarrhoea
  • Chardi – vomiting
  • Arochaka – anorexia
  • Shirah Shoola – headache

AYURVEDIC PROGNOSIS OF TYPHOID

  • The prognosis is Sadhya – curable

CHIKITSA- AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR TYPHOID

AYURVEDIC SAMANA TREATMENT FOR TYPHOID

COMMONLY USED AYURVEDIC MEDICINES TREATMENT FOR TYPHOID

Ayurvedic medicines for Internal administration for typhoid

  • Sanjeevani Vati
  • Sudarshana Ghana Vati
  • Amrutharishta
  • Vilwadi gulika
  • Mustakarishta
  • Mustadi pramadhya
  • Gangadhara churna
  • Kutajaghana vati
  • Vatsakadi churna
  • Amritotharam kashayam

HOME REMEDIES FOR TYPHOID

  • Intake of warm water frequently
  • Proper rest
  • Intake of water boiled with coriander and dried ginger
  • Avoid chances of dehydration and electrolyte imbalance

DIET AND BEHAVIOUR FOR TYPHOID

  • Avoid food items that produce dosha imbalance like cold and dry food, hard to digest. Because dosha imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Consume easily digestible food items
  • Avoid visiting the disease prevalent areas
  • Proper sanitation measures to be followed.

YOGA FOR TYPHOID

  • Nadi Shuddi Pranayam   

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.                             

  • Bhujangasana – immune booster asana
  • Kapal Bhati
  • Ujjayi
  • Bhastrika

RESEARCH PAPERS OF AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF TYPHOID

  1. A COMPARATIVE CLINICAL STUDY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF TYPHOID FEVER THROUGH SHAMANAUSHADHI

                               http://www.iamj.in/posts/2017/images/upload/1079_1091.pdf

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