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CASE REPORT

Management of Garbhastravi Vandhya (Repeated Abortion) with Ayurvedic Intervention: A Case Report

Neelam Kumari Singh, Alok Singh Sengar, Bipin Bihari Khuntia

Keywords : Garbhastravi vandhya, Guduchi ghanavati, Phalaghrita, Recurrent abortion,Basti

Citation Information : Singh NK, Sengar AS, Khuntia BB. Management of Garbhastravi Vandhya (Repeated Abortion) with Ayurvedic Intervention: A Case Report. J Res Ayurvedic Sci 2018; 2 (4):247-253.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10064-0065

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-00-0000

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Garbhastravi Vandhya (Repeated abortion) has been described by Harita Samhita under infertility. It was critically reviewed in the context of certain Jataharinis, Putraghani, and Asrija Yonivyapada, which denotes repeated abortions. Three or more consecutive spontaneous abortion before 20 weeks are defined as recurrent miscarriages. The common causes of the first trimester abortion are genetic factors, immune and endocrine factors, infection, and unexplained ones in the majority of cases. The available conventional treatments are hormonal therapy, heparin injection and immunotherapy which are associated with high rates of treatment failure and complications. In this case report patient suffered from repeated first trimester abortion 5 times with secondary infertility for 3 years. As the complete investigations were normal, diagnosis towards unexplained recurrent abortions was made. In the preconceptional period, the patient was treated with Lekhana Basti for 10 days along with Ayurvedic medication of Kanchnara Guggulu, Arogyavardhini Vati, and Ashokarishta for 45 days. With these medications, the patient got conceived, and then Phalaghrita and Guduchi Ghanavati were given for the whole gestational period. The patient had full-term pregnancy without any complication and delivered a healthy baby. Panchakarma along with Ayurvedic medicines offers a good approach to manage recurrent abortion. But, to establish this fact, further study on larger samples is required.


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