Vol. 7, Issue 6, Part A (2019)
Ayurvedic management of menopausal syndrome with Vayasthapana gana: A case report
Author(s): Akhila M and Dr. Laxmipriya Dei
Abstract: Menopause marks the permanent cessation of menstruation resulting from irreversible changes in the hormonal and reproductive functions of the ovaries and is associated with large number of symptoms ranging from physical, psychological and genitourinary. In the present scenario menopausal health demands priority due to increase in life expectancy and growing population of menopausal women. The present case report documents the efficacy of Ayurvedic treatment in improving the menopausal symptoms. The patient was diagnosed as having menopausal syndrome by Australasian Menopause Society diagnosing symptom score sheet. The patient was given Vayasthapana Gana Churna Ksheerapaka Basti for 8 days and Vayasthapana Gana Choorna with milk orally before food for two months. Symptoms were assessed using Menopause rating scale and MENQOL Questionnaire. Results showed significant improvement in the vasomotor, physical and psychological symptoms and moderate relief on sexual symptoms respectively. Study concluded that Menopausal syndrome can be successfully managed through Ayurveda.
How to cite this article:
Akhila M and Dr. Laxmipriya Dei. Ayurvedic management of menopausal syndrome with Vayasthapana gana: A case report. International Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2019; 7(6): 43-46.