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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 127-132

Management of tubal blockage through Ayurvedic interventions: A case study


1 Department of Striroga and Prasuti Tantra, Government Ayurvedic College and Hospital, Balangir, Odisha, India
2 Indira Gandhi Memorial Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, BBSR, Odisha, India
3 Department of Rognidan and Vikruti Vigyan, Sri Sri College Ayurvedic Science & Research Hospital, Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha, India
4 Department of Striroga and Prasuti Tantra, All India Institute of Ayurveda, Goa, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sudha Dansana
Department of Striroga and Prasutitantra, Govt. Ayurvedic College and Hospital, Balangir 767001, Odisha
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jras.jras_122_22

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INTRODUCTION: Fallopian tube blockage is among the most notorious factors for female infertility, which is responsible for 25%–30% of total female infertility. Tubal blockages can be correlated to Sanga Srotodushti of Artavavaha Srotasa in Ayurveda, involving Vata and Kapha Doshas. Normalizing the vitiated Vata–Kapha Dosha leads to restoration of tubal function and easy conception. The case report presented here highlights the role of Ayurvedic medicines and therapies in successfully managing tubal blockage. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In the present case report, a 27-year-old married female diagnosed with infertility due to bilateral fallopian tube blockage presented with chief complaints of inability to conceive for 3 years and was treated with Ayurveda medications and therapeutic procedures. Oral medicines such as decoctions, herbal powder, medicated ghee, and tablets were administered along with therapeutic procedures, which included Virechana (therapeutic purgation), Basti (therapeutic enema), and Uttarbasti (intrauterine medication). Pre- and post-assessments were done by hysterosalpingography (HSG). RESULT AND CONCLUSION: At the end of the treatment, there was a normal spillage of dye in both tubes noted in HSG. In this study, a comprehensive therapeutic intervention using Ayurveda medications and therapeutic procedures such as Virechana, Basti, and Uttarbasti was found to effectively clear the blockage of tubes.


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