Clinical study of Kulatthadi Bastiin the management of Sthaulya(Obesity). Vd.Tushar P. Bhuvad*, Vd. Shraddha Chaudhari ,Dr. Ashok Ramteke
Background:Obesity is one of the major lifestyledisorder of present era which is responsible for many other non-communicable diseases.Globally Obesity rates have more than doubled since 1980. This report is further evidence of the dramatic increasein this condition that triggers heart diseases, diabetes andmore chronic complications particularly in low and middle income countries.In the Ayurvedic Management of Sthaulyaalong with shaman line of treatment, Lekhan Basti is very popular among the Vaidyacommunity ,but it is not tolerated or accepted by some patientsdue to religious customs or sensitive bowel,etc.In this concern,Kulatthadi Basti can be the alternative option of treatment.
Objective:To study the efficacy of Kulatthadi Bastiin the management of Sthaulya.
Materials &Methods:After Ethical clearance total 30 patients of Sthaulya were recruited considering inclusion & exclusion criteria. KulatthadiNiruha Basti &TilTailaAnuvasan Bastiwere given to the patients inYogabastikrama.Total 4 sets ofKulatthadi Basti were conducted.Both Qualitative & quantitative parameters were noted & subjected to statistical analysis.
Results:Kulatthadibasti was found effectivein reduction of all the clinical parameters of sthaulya. None of the patient presented any type of complications or side effects during the trial clinically.Statistically alsoKulatthadiBasti was found significantly effective.(p< 0.001) Conclusions: Effective management of Sthaulya can be achieved by using Apatarpan line of Treatment. Kulatthadi Bastican be an alternative to the Lekhan Basti or Gomutra Basti in the management of Sthaulya.
Keywords:Sthaulya, Obesity, Kulatthadshradha-article-2.pdf