Category Archives: Infertility

  • A deeper insight to Garbhasanskaar

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    Garbha sanskar, as described earlier is a program designed to welcome the baby. It includes a series of events. Here in this article we shall have a brief idea about what  exactly these procedures are?         The Garbha sanskar program basically comprises of three stages : I) Preconception (Beej sanskar) II) Duration of Pregnancy (Garbhasanskar) III) Post Delivery (Bal sanskar)   I) Beej Sanskar –        Creating awareness and explaining the importance of Garbhasanskar.  Determining Prakriti (Body constitution) of both the parents after proper examination and to get aquainted with their medical history if any. Beej shuddhi (Shodhan sanskar) by Panchakarma so that Ovum (Matru beej) and Sperm (Pitru beej) are in its best & purest form and devoid of any abnormalities or genetic disorders. Treatment for any associated ailments which can cause hindrance in conception. Treatment for conceiving Physically, mentally and emotionally healthy offspring.  This can be achieved by Panchakarma, Rasayan (rejuvination) and Vajikar (aphrodisiac) medicines. Associated treatments which enhance the internal environment in the womb like Uttar basti, Pichu dharan and
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  • Ayurvedic approach to Female Infertility

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    Infertility in a woman can occur due to various reasons, some of them can be easily curable, now lets know how to confront it.     Guidelines to treat female infertility : To treat any ailment one should be sure of the causative factor, once it is detected you can proceed with the medications and therapies. As mentioned earlier the vata dosha, predominantly Apan vayu should be taken care of along with the associated impaired Dosha. Pain, swelling, Vaginal infections, ulcerations should be treated according to the cause for the same. Herbs like Punarnava, Gokshur, Haridra, Anantmool, Manjishtha, Triphala, Chandan reduces swelling and pain. If Pandu (Anaemia) is the cause it should be treated first. Intercourse should be strictly avoided till the swelling subsides if overindulgence is the reason for swelling. These medicines also bring the infection under control when taken along with medicines like Chandraprabha vati, Arogyavardhini, Sookshma triphala, chandanasav, ushirasav. Vitiated Pitta and related imbalance also causes ulceration and erosions, excessive heat in the vaginal area may even result in necrospermia, A smear
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  • Causes of Female Infertility

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    The news of conception and feeling of becoming a mother gives an unexplained contentment to every woman’s heart. It is an innate desire of every woman to hold her baby in arms and bestow upon it, her affectionate love, generously. Conception is a natural course in an individual, whereas in some cases the female may have to confront some hinderances. As explained previously, Infertility is inability to conceive after one year of unprotected sexual intercourse. Woman who conceive but are incapable to retain the foetus till the birth are also termed infertile. Causes of Female Infertility : According to Ayurveda Uterus comprises of three functional layers : Prathamavarta or the first layer consists of Vulva. Dwitiyaavarta or Second layer comprises of Vagina, cervical canal, cervix. The ovaries, fallopian tubes and endometrium forms the innermost third layer or Tritiyaavarta, any  abnormality in  these functional layers results in gynaecological problems. The root cause of Female Infertility can be either structural or functional anomaly or both. Vaginal infections. Uterine cavity – Growth, fibroid, malformation. Ovaries – PCOD (Polycystic Ovarian Disease),
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  • Male Infertility

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    Infertility in general can be classified as : 1) Male Infertility 2) Female Infertility. 1) Male Infertility : The following points need to considered while studying Male Infertility : Volume of semen.  Sperm count – oligospermia, azoospermia, necrospermia. Motility of sperm. Structural defects of sperms – Due to vitiated vata dosha. Any obstruction in genital tract. Erectile dysfunction.  Causes of Male Infertility :     Ayurveda explains following causes for male infertility : Ativyavayat – Over indulgence in sexual activity. Vyayamat – Over exertion, it may include any kind of physical exertion or strenuous mental efforts. Avyayamat – Over relaxation, laziness or spending very leisure life. Asatmyanam cha sevanat – Eating over spicy, salted, sour, frozen foods, foods with low nutrition and lack of hygiene; also behavioural habits like sleeping very late at night, hectic lifestyle leads to disparity of Rakta and Pitta Dosha, ultimately causing Shukra kshaya i.e. deficit in Shukra Dhatu qualitatively and quantitatively. Akale – It means at inappropriate time; i.e. before desirable age specifically before age of 16 in females and 18 in
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  • Infertility (Vandhyatva) and Ayurveda

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    GOD is a magnificient creator, He created universe, five elemental forces of Nature which governs the entire universe and many more things beyond our imagination. Admist these various innovations, is the prodigy of Procreation. Procreation in another words, is the desire to reproduce own species through sexual act. The fundamentals in nature, namely Prakriti and Purush acts as driving force, which replicates the Female and Male gender respectively in all Living creatures. This is the cause why sexual act and desire for sex is given so much importance since ages, it is nothing but a sincere Nature’s call. Inability of a woman to concieve or a man to induce conception after one year of regular sexual intercourse without any contraceptive measures or retaining the foetus till the birth is termed as Infertility. The problem may be with the male or female partner, or both. Although many a times only female is held responsible, it is important to know that both man and woman are equally responsible for conception, as conception occurs only after the union
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