Research on Arthritis (Rheumatoid Arthritis) Through Yoga Shakti

Anath Bandhu Mondal, Nilamal Chkrabarty, Sajal Samanat, Prasanta Jana, Sanath Takhur


Amavata may be simulated with Rheumatoid arthritis on the basis of clinical manifestation and pathogenesis. In this clinical study, 43 Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) patients were registered from the O.P.D. of the Population and Social Development for Yoga Naturopathy Education and Research, Durgapur, Bardhaman, West Bengal, India. 3 patients out of total 43 discontinued before completion of the treatment. Yoga therapy i.e. Prarthana (Prayer), Sutraneti, Jalaneti, Vaman (kunjal), Kapalbhati, Stretching and Rotations, Healing , Mudra, Pranayam, Relaxation with Dharana, Omkara & Shanti mantra were designed in the treatment of Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) patients for three weeks (21 days). The practice was performed on an empty stomach. In the clinical study, 60 % of the participants showed major improvement, 35% minor improvement and 5% no improvement. Complete remission was nil. No complication was found in the clinical study. Majority of participants under study were women belonging to the age group of 30–50 years.

Keywords: Amavata, Rheumatoid arthritis, Female, 30 to 50 years, Yoga therapy

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Anath Bandhu Mondal, Nilamal Chkrabarty, Sajal Samanat, et al. Research on Arthritis (Rheumatoid arthritis) Through Yoga Shakti. Research and Reviews:A Journal of Ayurvedic Science, Yoga and Naturopathy. 2015; 2(2): 14–19p.


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