Varicocele: Prevention, Home Remedies, Beneficial Yogasanas

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Prevention of Varicocele It is unfortunate that there are no known ways of preventing varicocele. This is because it is not clearly known why it occurs in the first place. … [Continue reading]



Varicocele: Causes, Symptoms, Differential diagnosis, Treatment

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, BAMS Varicocele is an abnormal enlargement or swelling of the scrotum (sac like structure which carries testes in male). This chiefly occurs due to enlargement of pampiniform venous plexus. … [Continue reading]

Pratyangas: The minor organs, Definition, Number

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Ayurveda has presented human body as an inverted tree. This tree has roots at the top (i.e. the head) and the branches pointing downwards (i.e. limbs) connected by the stem (trunk of the … [Continue reading]



Vruddhi Causes, Types, Symptoms, Prognosis, Ayurvedic treatment

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Vruddhi means to increase. This term has been used at many instances in Ayurveda and has to be understood according to the context and situation.  … [Continue reading]

Hydrocele: Ayurvedic Treatment Strategies For Effective Management

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Hydrocele can be treated on the lines of Vruddhi (scrotal swelling, inguino-scrotal swelling) Chikitsa. To be precise it shall be treated on the lines of ‘Mutraja Vruddhi Chikitsa’, one … [Continue reading]

Ayurvedic Treatment Plan And Medicines For Ascites (Jalodara)

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Jalodara is compared to ascites, a condition wherein there is fluid accumulation in the abdominal cavity. Jalodara is a form and one of the types of Udara Roga (Abdominal disorders).  … [Continue reading]

Kaphaja Shotha – Edema Due To Kapha: Symptoms, Treatment

By Dr Raghuram YS MD(Ayu) Kaphaja Shotha refers to inflammatory condition caused due to aggravated Kapha Dosha. The Kaphaja Shotha will be Guru Sthira - Heavy and fixed Pandu varna – pale in color Associated with – Arochaka … [Continue reading]

Hydrocele: Ayurveda Concept, Disease Review, Symptoms, Types

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Hydrocele is compared to Mutra Vriddhi, one of the types of Vruddhi (scrotal swellings as explained in Ayurvedic texts). Vriddhi means ‘to increase’. The term necessarily doesn’t denote … [Continue reading]

Hydrocele: Prevention, Home Remedies, Useful Yogasanas

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Preventive measures in Hydrocele Observe and Wait - One in every 10 babies is born with hydrocele. There is simply no way to prevent this. If hydrocele is noted in the child, one should … [Continue reading]

Hydrocele Testis: Modern aspect, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, BAMS Hydrocele or Hydrocoele is a term given to explain a ‘pathological accumulation of serous fluid’ in a body cavity. It can happen in any body cavity. But when this happens around the testis, it … [Continue reading]

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