CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS

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

Cryptosporidiosis is a parasitic disease caused by Cryptosporidia. Watery diarrhoea and stomach cramps are the major symptoms.

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

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

  • Watery diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weight loss
  • Reduced appetite
  • Weakness
  • Stomach cramps
  • Bloating
  • Flatulence

CAUSES OF CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

  • Cryptosporidiosis is caused by a parasite Cryptosporidia.
  • The infection spreads through unhygienic drinking water and food.

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

The parasite enters the gut through contaminated food and water, after entering the gut the oocysts of cryptosporidia invades small bowel epithelia, where they undergo asexual division followed by sexual division and produce mature oocysts that are shed in the stool.

DIAGNOSIS OF CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

  • Diagnosis through signs and symptoms
  • Stool culture

TREATMENTS FOR CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

  • Antiparasitic drugs 
  • Nutrient supplementation
  • Intake of fluids

PROGNOSIS OF CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

  • Prognosis is based on the condition of the patient

COMPLICATIONS OF CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS          

  • Dehydration
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Malabsorption
  • Pancreatitis
  • Inflammation of gall bladder

CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS AND AYURVEDA

  • In Ayurveda,the treatment of cryptosporidiosis is based on atisara chikilsa.
  • Cryptosporidiosis can be correlated with the disease ‘vishuchika’ in Ayurveda.
  • Cryptosporidiosis  is considered a communicable disease ( janapadha udwamsana vyadhi)

NIDANA- AYURVEDIC CAUSES OF CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

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

PURVAROOPAM- AYURVEDIC PREMONITORY SYMPTOMS OF CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

  • Abdominal cramps followed by diarrhoea

SAMPRAPTI – AYURVEDIC PATHOGENESIS OF CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

  • Vata, pitta and kapha dosha move through all channels of circulation. Due to the subtle nature of vata it impels the remaining two doshas.
  • The aggravated vata having provoked these two doshas, exacerbated and fills up the empty channels and moves greatly inside them or by getting enveloped by the other doshas.
  • The aggravated doshas reside in the intestine (site of agni) and produce abdominal pain followed by diarrhoea

LAKSHANA- AYURVEDIC SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

  • Atisara – watery stools
  • Sula – abdominal cramps
  • Trishna – thirst
  • Chardi – vomiting
  • Ksheena – weakness

AYURVEDIC PROGNOSIS OF CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

  • Ayurvedic treatments are effective in the early stages of cryptosporidiosis

CHIKITSA- AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

AYURVEDIC SAMANA TREATMENT FOR CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

  • Kutajaghana vati
  • Vatsakadi churna
  • Kutajarishtam
  • Dadimashtaka churna
  • Kapithashtaka churna
  • Vilwadi gulika
  • Mustakarishta
  • Mustadi pramadhya
  • Vidanga lauha
  • Gangadhara churna

 AYURVEDIC SHODHANA TREATMENT FOR CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

  • Pichavasti – medicated enema

COMMONLY USED AYURVEDIC MEDICINES FOR CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

Internal administration

  • Kutajaghana vati
  • Vatsakadi churna
  • Kutajarishtam
  • Dadimashtaka churna
  • Kapithashtaka churna
  • Vilwadi gulika
  • Mustakarishta
  • Mustadi pramadhya
  • Vidanga lauha
  • Gangadhara churna

HOME REMEDIES FOR CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

  • Fluid intake
  • Avoid chances of dehydration and electrolyte imbalance

DIET AND BEHAVIOUR FOR CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

  • 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, gruels
  • Avoid taking food and water from the disease prevalent areas
  • Take proper rest.

YOGA FOR CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 

  • Nadi Shuddi Pranayam    – calms the mind and gets relief from irritations associated with Cryptosporidiosis 

The patient needs to be seated in a meditative posture with the head and spine erect, and the body relaxed. The patient has to close 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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