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Year: 2018 | Month: May | Volume: 8 | Issue: 5 | Pages: 342-349

Comparative Study of Perineal Laxity and Yoni-Vyapads

Lavi Agrawal, Indrasing Valvi

P. G. Scholar, Department of PrasutiTantra, Faculty of Ayurveda, IMS, BHU, Varanasi, UP, India,

Corresponding Author: Lavi agrawal


Perineal laxity is a common condition in which there is weakness of the supporting structure of the female pelvis, thereby allowing descent of one or more of the pelvic organs through the potential space of vagina. These organs include the following- urethra, urinary bladder, rectum, small intestine, uterus and the vagina itself. Perineal laxity is a common complaint of elderly women in gynecological practice. This happens mostly in multiparous and postmenopausal women. Nulliparous prolapse is seen in 2% and vault prolapse in 0.5% cases following hysterectomy
Yoni Vyapads are set of Vaginal disorders (broader meaning) occurring in female, 20 in number. YoniVyapads are different conditions occurring in women, under whom diseases related to female reproductive system including vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries are studied. Certain conditions explained in YoniVyapad resemble the signs and symptoms of perineal laxity. The causative factors given for the same also resemble with the causes of Perineal laxity. It is essential to have a thorough knowledge of these conditions while treating Perineal laxity in Ayurvedic way. Here highlights the signs and symptoms and treatment strategies of those conditions of Yoni Vyapad which closely resemble perineal laxity.

Key words: Yoni, Yonivyapad, Perianal Laxity .

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