Patient contacted Jiva Doctor in hope of getting cure for her old nasal allergic syndrome which included number of symptoms like frequent cold, cough, pain in tonsil and throat, numbness in half part of tongue, tinnitus and pain in right ear etc. She sneezed frequently and had watery secretions from nasal tract, specifically in morning, all year round. No breathlessness or fever like problem is associated.Specific History (H/0 Present Illness)She has been experiencing this problem for over 9 years. She consulted an allopathic doctor who diagnosed allergic problem from dust, smoke, pollens etc. She used anti-allergic medicines but did not get any relief. She had Cholecystectomy 2 Years ago.Physical/ Systemic FindingsBowels: Once daily, normal and clear, Appetite: Normal, Gas: Yes, Acidity: No, Sleep: Normal, Mind: Relaxed, Digestion: Normal, Urine: NormalH/0 Past illness/ Family HistoryNo case of HTN, DM and Thyroid. She takes few Ayurvedic compounds for heart weakness like pain and palpitation.
•Shodhan Chikitsa – Few easy processes are suggested
•Sattvavjay Chikitsa – Patient education, expectation management and approach of treatment is shared.
JIVA TREATMENT PLAN IN JUNE 2015
Pathya: Gargles with lukewarm water, avoiding allergic factors, light-fresh-warm food, soups, luke warm water, gentle body massage with til oil, practice of yoga- pranayam like activities, washing of eyes with triphala water, application of oil in nasal tract etc.
Apathya: Heavy food, fermented food, congestive food, too hot or too cold food, sour food, non-vegetarian food, sweets, banana, curd, yogurt, ice creams, deserts, cakes, yellow grams, etc. Avoid alcohol, late night food intake and cold beverages.
Combinations given at first time remain continued till last time in June 2016 when patient reported complete relief in her allergic condition. She got 100 % relief and was followed by a year’s medicine.