World Arthritis Day Observed

 Jammu, October 12 (Scoop News)- Maharishi Charak Ayurvedic Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Jammu organized a seminar on Arthritis & allied ailments here today on the eve of World Arthritis Day. The Centre which is offering free consultation regarding arthritis treatment & prevention is functioning under Rahul Pharma, a GMP compliant company which has the opportunity to present one of the most effective, clinically tested herbal drug S.Compound based on Boswellia Serrata. Dr. Virender Mahajan while addressing the young Ayurvedic & other Alternate systems Doctors stated that there is a great need to concentrate on Arthritis & other allied ailments because due to change in life style & eating habits, the number of sufferers are increasing alarmingly across the Globe .The latest data shows that more than 1% of the total population is suffering from this crippling disease. The Modern science has failed to develop a specific treatment. The Drugs which are giving symptomatic relief are too much toxic & causing great damage to vital organs.

A recent U.S. study shows efficacy of Ayurveda medicines in rheumatoid arthritis cure, the study was published in the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology in June 2011 which can be accessed through PubMed of the United States National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Personalized Ayurvedic interventions have demonstrated clinically significant improvement in rheumatoid arthritis on a par with allopathy treatment with the added advantage of lesser side-effects, according to a study
In Ayurvedic Texts numbers of herbal formulations are prescribed for the ailment which requires proper study by adopting western parameters. He further stated that during the research of S.Compound, we have to face number of hurdles. However we prefer to adopt western methods in research. The Western Doctors & scientists worldwide extended full cooperation. Ultimately we succeeded in giving the world one of the most effective drug for arthritis based on plants, the reference of the plant can be seen in our ancient books Charak & Sushruta Samhitas. The research work was reported in reputed National & international Medical Journals. Today S.Compound has become a synonymous to Boswellia Serrata. We were awarded National as well as J&K Government Award for the research work on arthritis drug.

The western Doctors stated S.Compound/Boswellia Serrata as a Leukotriene inhibitor, so they tried in Colitis, bronchitis & even in Cancer & found positive results & published their work. The need of hour is to provide qualitative medical service to the ailing society. I am sure that young doctors will opt for research & explore the hidden treasure of ancient science with positive approach.

Dr. Mahesh Chander Sharma, Senior Ayurvedic & Yoga consultant at Government Ayurvedic Hospital Jammu appreciated the services rendered by Ayurvedic Centre for Rheumatic Services. He said Ayurvedic Hospital Jammu is well equipped with qualified Doctors & panchkarma way of treatment, which is a most effective treatment to detoxify the body. Department of AYUSH is progressing well under the dynamic directorship of Dr. Abdul Kabir. Dr. Kabir has also extended full cooperation to Dr. Virender Mahajan in continuing research. He further stated that there is no doubt about the efficacy of S.Compound in arthritis. It not even cured the ailment but also work for prevention. It tones up the metabolic system.

Mr Abdul Rasheed Kabuli Former MP from Kashmir while addressing the Doctors through Phone congratulated Dr. Mahajan for his missionary zeal & development of very effective herbal drug. He stated that he met lot of people suffering from arthritis in Kashmir which have made them crippled but now living comfortable life with wonder drug S.Compound. He urged Unani & Ayurvedic doctors to start specialized Arthritis Clinic in the valley as the disease is spreading very fast in the valley. He told that he has taken up the matter with Union Health Ministry for further exploration of the drug.
Vinod Sharma General Secretary Jammu & Kashmir Pardesh Congress Committee while speaking on the occasion stated that Arthritis is a crippling disorder & Medical Fraternity should seriously involve it self & develop specific treatment to redress the sufferings of mankind. The doctors should work with dedication & devotion. He stated that Union Health Minister Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad has allocated huge funds to AYUSH sector. Full fledged research institutes have been developed in Jammu & Srinagar. The admissions to Ayurvedic & Unani Colleges will also start soon. He assured the doctors that he will also take up the matter with Union Health Minister regarding setting of separate Herbal Drug Authority to attract importers.


Dr. Harbans Singh, Retired Scientist extended a Vote of Thanks with the hope that Government will extend all sorts of cooperation to ancient systems for creating an ailing free society. 

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