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1Dr. Shete A. S. ,2 Dr. Nakel M.P. , 3Dr. Amale D. J.
1. Dr. Shete A. S. (P.G. Sholar)
2. Dr. Nakel M.P. (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Community Medicine, MGM MCH, Aurangabad
3. Dr. Amale D. J. (Professor & Head, Dept. Rognidan & Vikruti Vigyan, CSMSS Ayurvedic College, Aurangabad
Institute: Dept. Rognidan & Vikruti Vigyan, CSMSS Ayurvedic College, Aurangabad (M.S.)
Introduction- Nidra is one among the “ Trayopasthambha”. Vata and Pitta are the Pradhana Doshas contributing to Anidra. Aswapna is included in Vataja Nanatmaja Vikaras where quantity of Nidra is reduced. Aim- To study Anidra with special reference to Essential Hypertension as a stress disorder Objectives- 1. To study the Anidra in relation to Essential hypertension. 2.To assess the lakshanas(Symptoms) associated with Anidra. Methodology- Study design- Descriptive observational study. Total 30 patients of either sex between the age group of 35 to 60 years were selected randomly for the study. Results- Symptoms like Jrimbha (Yawing) and Tandra (Drowsiness) were found in maximum (36.66 %) patients while Smritidourbalya, Manodourbalya, Glani, Shirashoola and Malabaddhata were the least common (6.66 %) symptoms associated with Anidra.. Discussion- Total of 14 (46.66 %) subjects were having raja pradhan manas prakriti suggesting its prime role in causing hypertension. Jrimbha and Tandra were found in maximum (36.66 %) patients., while Smritidourbaly, Manodourbalya, Glani, Shirashoola and Malabaddhata were the least common (6.66 %) symptoms associated with Anidra. Conclusion- Jrimbha, Tandra, Arati, Manodourbalya and Ajirna were the most common symptoms found in patients suffered from Anidra (Insomnia).
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