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J Biochem Phytomed. 2023;2(1): 25-31.
doi: 10.34172/jbp.2023.7
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A Review on Management of Meniere’s Disease with Unani Medicine

Muhammad Amjad Chishti 1 ORCID logo, Muhammad Akram 2* ORCID logo, Rida Zainab 2, Umme Laila 2, Muhammad Talha Khalil 2

1 Faculty of Eastern Medicine, Hamdard University, Karachi, Pakistan
2 Department of Eastern Medicine, Government College University Faisalabad-Pakistan
*Corresponding Author: Email: makram_0451@hotmail.com

Abstract

Meniere’s disease, also called endolymphatic hydrops, is a disorder of the inner ear where the endolymphatic system is distended due to endolymph. It is characterized by vertigo, tinnitus, sensorineural hearing loss, and aural fullness. Meniere's disease's primary pathology disease is the distension of the endolymphatic system due to an increased volume of endolymph. This can result either from increased production of endolymph or its faulty absorption or both. The description of hypothyroidism as a disease is not directly found in Unani texts. However, in Unani medicine, the signs and symptoms of Meniere's disease such as Dawar (vertigo), Taneen (tinnitus), Hissi Asabi Bahrapan (sensorineural hearing loss), and Seqal-e-Uzn (aural fullness) were linked to clinical manifestation in the context of Su-e-Mizaj Barid Maddi (derangement in cold temperament) as a result of excessive production of endolymph. On the basis of this fact, an attempt has been understanding the illness and how Unani Medicine treats it is provided.

Please cite this paper as:

Chishti MA, Akram M, Zainab R, Laila U, Khalil MT. A Review on the management of Meniere’s disease with Unani medicine. Journal of Biochemicals and Phytomedicine. 2023; 2(1): 25–31. doi: 10.34172/jbp.2023.7.

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Submitted: 09 Jun 2022
Revision: 21 Aug 2022
Accepted: 29 Aug 2022
ePublished: 01 Mar 2023
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