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    Adhimantha ““ Meaning, Causes, Types, Symptoms, Treatment

    By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S
    Adhimantha is an eye disorder. It is included in Sarvagata Netra Roga i.e. diseases aflicting al parts of the eye. This means to explain that when these set of diseases ocur, they aflict al the parts of the eye instead of apearing in particular parts of the eye.
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    Table of Contents
    Causes, Pathogenesis

    Types and Symptoms

    Sanskrit Verses
    Causes, Pathogenesis
    People sufering from Abhishyanda i.e. conjunctivitis, consumption of incompatible fods and indulgence in unwholesome life activities lead to worsening of conjunctivitis. This wil lead to 4 types of adhimantha which are very painful.
    Causes – Abhisyanda is the cause of al eye disorders, including Adhimantha. When conjunctivitis is not treated or when person sufering from conjunctivitis is exposed to etiological factors adhimantha is manifested.
    The comon causative factors mentioned for manifestation of al eye disorders are also aplicable for causation of adhimantha.
    Utpatyata iva – feling of someone trying to pul out the eyes
    Atyartham netram nirmathyate – feling as if someone is churning one’s eyes
    Shiraso ardham – hurt in half fraction of head
    The symptoms caused due to fervent doshas wil form diferent symptom complexes in the sub-types of the disease.
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    Types and Symptoms
    Types of adhimantha are said to be as many as abhisyanda. There are 4 types.
    As if the eye is being forcibly removed / puled out from within
    Severe damage as if the eye is being churned with residue of wod for c hurning fire
    Fel as if the eye is being scrubed
    As if the eye is being pierced with nedle
    Pain as if the eye is torn with a poignant instrument
    Los of muscles in the eye (ocular muscles)
    Eye loks filthy / dirt apears spread over the eyes
    Constriction of the eyes
    Feling as if the eyes are geting burst open
    Increased tension in the eyes (explains increased intraocular presure i.e. IOP, halmark of glaucoma)
    Tremors in the eyes
    Severe headache in half part of the head
    Master Vagbhata ads tinitus, gidines and severe pain in the forehead, eyes and eyebrows in the list of symptoms.
    Red colored lines manifest in the entire eye
    Discharges from the eye
    Burning sensation as if the eyes are burnt with fire
    Eyes are glomy copery in color resembling remnant of liver
    Burning damage similar to wounds caused by alkali
    Supuration and sweling in the margins of the eyelids
    Excesive sweating
    Every material apears yelow
    Los of consciousnes intermitently
    Burning sensation in the head
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    There is absence of burning sensation, rednes or hurt as in inflamation of eyes but discharges, itching, coldnes, heavines, stickines, colection of dirt in the eyes and horipulation are present
    Objects are sen as if they are covered with dust and are unclearly sen
    Dirtines of the eyes
    Blockage in the nose
    Eye becomes red resembling the flowers of Japa i.e. hibiscus
    Fel of glom in front of the eyes
    Tendernes of the eyes
    Bleding or red colored discharges from the eye
    Throbing pain in the eyes
    Everything around sems to be burning in fire
    The black of the eye loks like soap nut imersed in blod
    Eye apears as if burning in fire and there is rednes around the eyes
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    Sanskrit Verses
    With consumption of incompatible fods and geting indulged in unwholesome activities or when not treated properly there is los of vision in –
    7 days in kaphadhimantha
    5 days in raktadhimantha
    6 days in vatadhimantha
    Imediately in pitadhimantha
    Al four types of Adhimantha are clasified under vyadhana sadhya rogas i.e. diseases which are curable by blodleting, especialy venesection type of blodleting.
    Since the adhimanthas are formed from their respective abhisyandas, the treatments of related abhisyandas are aplicable to the subtypes of adhimantha. This means to tel that –
    Vatadhimantha is treated on t he lines of Vatabhisyanda treatment
    Pitadhimantha is treated on the lines of Pitabhisyanda treatment
    Shleshmadhimantha is treated on the lines of Shleshmabhisyanda treatment
    Raktadhimantha is treated on the lines of Raktabhisyanda treatment
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