Theoretical and Hypothetical Study of Premenstrual Syndrome According to Ayurveda

Authors

  • Dr.Ashwini Bhosale B.A.M.S., M.S. Prasutitantra Evum Streerog; Assistant Professor, Department of Prasutitantra Evum Streerog. Dr. J. J. Magdum Ayurved Medical College, Jaysingpur, Dist- Kolhapur.
  • Dr.Sarita Ohol B.A.M.S., M.D., PhD Kriya Sharir; Professor, Department of Kriya Sharir, All India Institute of Ayurveda, Sarita Vilar, New Delhi-110076
  • Dr.Arati Patil B.A.M.S., M.D., PhD Scholar Kayachikitsa; Assistant Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa. Dr. J. J. Magdum Ayurved Medical College, Jaysingpur, Dist- Kolhapur.

Keywords:

Apana Vayu, Ayurveda, Premenstrual syndrome

Abstract

Introduction: Premenstrual syndrome generally occurs in response to change in levels of hormones progesterone & estrogen. A condition which manifests with distressing physical, behavioral & psychological symptoms in absence of organic or underline psychiatric disease. Symptoms of it may interfere females professional life & may alter her interpersonal harmony at social life. There upon over the period of time topic is selected to review on PMS. Aim: To review PMS according to Ayurveda. Methodology: Ayurvedic classics & modern literature were scrutinized to postulate theoretical & hypothetical study for understanding PMS. Review of Literature: Raymond Greene & Katharina Daltone wrote about it for the first time in 1953. Observation: Acne , Breast tenderness, Bloating, Fatigue, Mood Swings, Aggression, Reduce Concentration etc are observed at physical, psychological as well as behavioral level. Discussion: According to Ayurveda Premenstrual Syndrome is manifested due to imbalance of bodily elements such as Tridosha, Dhatu, Updhatu etc. if further scrutinized in detailed it was found that Apana vayu is involving factor to produce the symptoms. As the sight of Apana Vayu is pelvic region & it helps in regular timely excretion of urine, stool, fetus, menstrual fluid etc .Conclusion: It is Observed that symptomology of PMS is ranged at  physical, physiological & psychological  level. Involvement of Tridosha, specifically symptoms of Prana, Udana, Apana Vayu vitiation were observed.

Keywords: Apana Vayu, Ayurveda, Premenstrual syndrome

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Published

2024-03-09

How to Cite

Bhosale, D., Ohol, D. ., & Patil, D. . (2024). Theoretical and Hypothetical Study of Premenstrual Syndrome According to Ayurveda . Journal of Ayurveda and Holistic Medicine (JAHM), 12(2). Retrieved from http://jahm.co.in/index.php/jahm/article/view/1211