Ayurveda management of Hypothyroidism - Dr. Shripathi Acharya
Dr. Shripathi Acharya, BAMS, MD-Ayu, PhD-Ayu, Karnataka, India - is Director Academic and HOD of PG and PhD department of Kaya chikitsa in Muniyal Institute of Ayurveda Medical Sciences Manipal India . He had guided 15 PG students so far and authored more than 150 scientific articles and 14 books on Ayurveda including Researches in Ayurveda and Updated Ayurveda. He had presented scientific presentations in USA, UK, Italy, China, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Thailand. He had also presented oral presentations in webinars hosted in cities like Hong Kong, Taipei, Sidney, Melbourne, Koulalampur, Bangkok, Paris, London, Zurich, Johannesburg and Washington DC. He had received awards like Research excellence award , Hyderabad, teaching excellence award, Mumbai , Eminent educationist award, Bangalore, Lifetime achievement award, New Delhi, Arya Bhatta award , Newdelhi, Global Shanti samman 2021 award Srinagar and Dhanvantari award, USA.
Topic: Ayurveda management of Hypothyroidism
Abstract: Hypothyroidism is a disease which is due to less activity of thyroid hormones. It is characterized by symptoms like obesity, bradycardia, constipation, slow mentality, somnolence, anemia and amenorrhea. Ayurveda medicine has better role in Hypothyroidism patients. Navaka guggulu, Amrita guggulu , Lashuna capsules, daily walking, exercise and dry massage (rooksha udwartana) are effective in these patients. In this paper, role of Ayurveda management in Hypothyroidism patients is discussed in detail.