Author(s): Tejashwini S. Hiremath*, Raja Rajeshwari N M
The aim of this study is the possible understanding of the case in terms of Ayurveda and a therapeutic protocol with promising result thus reducing the post complication of MDR (Multiple drug resistance) tuberculosis and post AKT treatment. Reporting a case of bronchiectasis, a post MDR tubercular complication of 18-year-old male patient with the main complaints of difficulty in breathing, reduced appetite and loss of weight. Treatment through Ayurvedic approach on OPD and IPD bases is carried out. There is an arrest in further complication, got relief of symptoms, increase in the appetite and weight gain. Understanding the case with Ayurveda aspect as Kshayajakasa (Disease related with the respiratory system) and the line of treatment adopted is Agnideepana (appetizer), Mrudushodhana (mild purification therapy), Shamana (Pacification therapy) and Brumhana (Nourishment) considering the strength (bala) of the person. Treating the post complication of tuberculosis through Ayurvedic approach is helpful in increasing the lifespan of the person by reducing its complication.