Management of Post-Herpetic Neuralgia PHN) by Yoga Prana Vidya (YPV) Healing: A Case Study
American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences
Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019, Pages: 174-178
Received: Aug. 27, 2019; Accepted: Nov. 27, 2019; Published: Dec. 10, 2019
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Rajkumari Sachdeva, Yoga Prana Vidya Practitioner and Ear Nose & Throat Specialist, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Venkata Satyanarayana Nanduri, Research & Publications, Yoga Prana Vidya Ashram, Thally, Tamilnadu, India
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Abstract
Post Herpetic Neuralgia (PHN) is a chronic potentially debilitating resistant neuropathic pain. This is a single in-depth case study conducted to assess the effectiveness of Yoga Prana Vidya (YPV) Healing in the Management of PHN. Experience has shown that YPV is an effective noninvasive non-drug therapy for several ailments and this study has used YPV in the management of this severe painful condition. A 45 year old male patient suffering from PHN was treated with a set of YPV protocols. The patient was treated earlier with conventional therapy consisting of Opioid Analgesic Pentazocin injection, sedatives like valium, tricyclic antidepressant like Gapapentin for four months duration with little relief from pain. The patient was advised to perform self-practice of some YPV protocols including rhythmic yogic breathing 2-3 times a day. Initially healing was done three times a day for 3 days and then once a day for 4 days. During the first healing session, the patient slept in clinic and got relief in the pain by 20%. On the same day in the night he slept for 7 hours. Within a week the patient was completely relieved of his pain, stopped taking any analgesic, psychotropic drugs, and resumed his daily chores. YPV worked well in this case as an effective alternative noninvasive nondrug, non -touch therapy for the relief of pain in PHN when the conventional therapy was not effective and offers scope for targeted research in this field.
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Post Herpetic Neuralgia Treatment, Neuropathic Pain, Yoga Prana Vidya Meditation Healing
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Rajkumari Sachdeva, Venkata Satyanarayana Nanduri, Management of Post-Herpetic Neuralgia PHN) by Yoga Prana Vidya (YPV) Healing: A Case Study, American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences. Vol. 7, No. 6, 2019, pp. 174-178. doi: 10.11648/j.ajbls.20190706.18
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