CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY- Ayurvedic Treatment, Diet, Exercises, Research Papers, Yoga & Pranayama

Cholestasis of pregnancy is a liver disease that causes itching in late pregnancy. It is also known as intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) or obstetric cholestasis.

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

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

  • Severe itching without rashes
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fatigue
  • Yellow discolouration in the skin, mucous membrane, sclera
  • Right abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Pale coloured stools
  • Dark urine

CAUSES OF CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

  • Genetic factors
  • High hormone levels in blood especially estrogen in late pregnancy

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

The major cause of cholestasis of pregnancy is the high estrogen in the blood that slows down the flow of bile in the liver. The bile enters the bloodstream and produces intense itching (pruritis). It starts from the extremities and spreads to the whole body.

DIAGNOSIS OF CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

  • Proper history taking
  • Diagnosis through clinical symptoms
  • Physical examination
  • Liver function test
  • Test for bile acids in the blood

TREATMENTS FOR CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

  • Treatment of underlying pathology
  • Anti-itch medicines
  • Medicines that lower the bile level in the blood

PROGNOSIS OF CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

  • The symptoms go away as soon as the baby is born

COMPLICATIONS OF CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY    

  • Premature birth
  • Stillbirth
  • Breathing problems in the baby
  • Abnormal heart rate in baby
  • Internal bleeding in mother because of the problems in the absorption of vitamin K

CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY AND AYURVEDA

  • In Ayurveda,cholestasis of pregnancy is managed based on the treatment principle of ‘rudhapadha kamala’.
  • It is considered as a garbhini yakrit vikara.

NIDANA- AYURVEDIC CAUSES OF CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

  • Excess consumption of sour food
  • Excess aggravation of pitta dosha
  • Rudhapadha – obstruction in the flow of bile

PURVAROOPAM- AYURVEDIC PREMONITORY SYMPTOMS OF CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

  • Kandu – itching

SAMPRAPTI – AYURVEDIC PATHOGENESIS OF CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

  • In the case of rudhapadha kamala there is an obstruction in the flow of bile, who eliminates faeces resembling the paste of sesame seed, the path of pitta being blocked by kapha.

LAKSHANA- AYURVEDIC SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

  • Kandu – itching
  • Peetha varna netra, twak – yellow discolouration of eyes, skin
  • Sula – abdominal pain
  • Chardi – vomiting
  • Avipaka – indigestion
  • Pale stools

AYURVEDIC PROGNOSIS OF CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

  • It is curable with kapha mitigating treatments

CHIKITSA- AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

AYURVEDIC SAMANA TREATMENT FOR CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

  • Avipatti churna
  • Vasaguluchyadi kashayam
  • Gokshuradi churna
  •  Gorochanadhi vati
  • Yavakshara
  • Katuki churna
  • Chandraparbhavati

 AYURVEDIC SHODHANA TREATMENT FOR CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

  • Ayurvedic shodhana procedures are contraindicated in pregnancy

COMMONLY USED AYURVEDIC MEDICINES FOR CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

Internal administration

HOME REMEDIES FOR CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

  • A cool bath or lukewarm bath
  • consume sugarcane juice
  • grape juice

DIET AND BEHAVIOUR FOR CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

  • Avoid food items that produce dosha imbalance like sour, cold and dry food, hard to digest. Because dosha imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Consume easily digestible food items
  • Take proper rest

YOGA FOR CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY  

  • Nadi Shuddi Pranayam    – refresh the body and mind (can do in a normal sitting posture)

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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Ayurveda Expert, India
Dr. Rajesh Nair, Consultant, Ayurvedaforall

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