Chapter 22 – Vata Vyadhi Nidana

Chapter 22 – Vata Vyadhi Nidana

The 22nd chapter of Madhava Nidana deals with Vata Vyadhi Nidana which is the diagnosis of the diseases of the nervous system.  Infections, such as meningitis, encephalitis, polio, and epidural abscess. Structural disorders, such as brain or spinal cord injury, Bell’s palsy, cervical spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, brain or spinal cord tumors, peripheral neuropathy, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

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Chapter 21 – Apasmara Nidana

The 21st chapter of Madhava Nidana deals with Apasmara which is epilepsy. Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations and sometimes loss of awareness.

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Chapter 20 – Unmada Nidana

The 20th chapter of Madhava Nidana deals with Unmada Nidana which is Insanity. Mental illness, also called mental health disorders, refers to a wide range of mental health conditions — disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior. Examples of mental illness include depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictive behaviors.

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Chapter 19 – Daha Nidanam

The 19th chapter of Madhava Nidana deals with Daha Nidana which deals with Diagnosis regarding the burning sensation in the body is. A burning sensation is a type of pain that’s distinct from dull, stabbing, or aching pain. A burning pain can be related to nerve problems.

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Chapter 18 – Panatyaya, Paramada, Panajirna and Panavibhrama Nidanam (Alcoholic intoxication)

The 18th chapter of Madhava Nidana deals with Panatyaya, Paramada, Panajirna and Panavibhrama Nidanam (Alcholic intoxication). Acute alcohol intoxication is a condition associated with drinking too much alcohol in a short amount of time. It’s also called alcohol poisoning. Alcohol intoxication is serious. It affects your body temperature, breathing, heart rate, and gag reflex. It can also sometimes lead to coma or death.

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Chapter 17 – Murccha, Bhrama, Nidraa, Tandra, Samnyasa Nidanam

The 17th chapter of Madhava Nidana deals with Murccha, Bhrama, Nidraa, Tandra, Samnyasa which is Fainting, Giddiness, slumber, stupor and loss of consciousness. Fainting is when you lose consciousness for a short time. It’s caused by a sudden drop in blood flow to the brain. A fainting episode usually lasts a few seconds or minutes, then the person wakes up and returns to normal.

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