COMPARATIVE CLINICAL STUDY ON EFFICACY OF TAILA DHÄ€RÄ€ AND JALA DHÄ€RÄ€ IN MANAGEMENT OF ANIDRÄ€ (INSOMNIA)
This study was under taken to evaluate the efficacy of shirodhÄrÄ done with tila taila and water in case of anIidrÄ (insomnia). In this study 40 patients of insomnia were treated in two groups; one group was given shirodhÄrÄ with tilataila while the patients of second group were given shirodhÄrÄ with water for 14 days. The results assessed on the basis of standard methods of scoring specified for insomnia such as Athens Insomnia Scale and Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index showed that shirodhÄrÄ in both the groups provided significant relief in insomnia but shirodhÄrÄ using tilataila was found more effective than done with water in treating insomnia.Key words: anidrÄ, insomnia, tila taila shirodhÄrÄ, jala shirodhÄrÄ
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