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Impact Factor : 4.415 ...... IJAHM Latest Issue IJAHM have published its latest issue Vol. 9 Issue 06 2019 published IJAHM Call For Paper invites paper from various Ayurveda & herbal Medicine for Volume 9 Issue 06 Nov- Dec 2019

Dr. Parulkar Geeta

M.D.(Chikitsa) (Mum), Phd(Mum), Professor(Chikitsa)

R.A. Podar (Govt.) Medical College, Worli, Mumbai-18, Maharashtra, India.


What is Rheumatoid Arthritis? (Modern view)

Rheumatoid Arthritis is a disease of unknown etiology, characterized by a chronic polyarthritis mainly

affecting the smaller peripheral joints, accompanied by general ill health and resulting eventually in varying

degree of crippling joint deformities and associated muscle wasting. [1]

What is Amavata? (Ayurvedic view)[2]

According to Madhavnidana, Adhyaya No.25, Shloka No 6, Clinical features of Amavata are Angamarda

(Bodyache), Aruchi (Tastelesness), Trushna (Thirst), Alasya (Laziness), Gaurav (Heaviness), Jwara (Fever),

Apaka (Indigestion) and Anganam Shunata (Swelling of body)


1 Nancy Roper,(editor),Churchill Livingstone Pocket Medical Dictionary,14thedition, ,New York1987, p-233.

2. Shri Sudarshan Shashtri, Madhav Nidanam Purvardha, Trutiya Sanskaran, ChaukhambhaPrakashan, Varanasi 2012, p-511.

3. R. Alagappan, Manual of Practical Medicine, 4thedition, Jaypee brothers,2011, p- 696,699,700.

4. YP Munjal, API Textbook of Medicine,11thedition, Association of physician,2012, p-1389.






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