RHEUMATOID – SYMPTOMS

Early symptoms indicating the onset of disease (Poorva roop).

Symptoms related to formation of Aam

  • Indigestion
  • Laziness
  • Body ache
  • Feeling of heaviness in heart
  • Stiffness in limbs

Symptoms related to Vata imbalance

  • Lack of sleep (Insomnia / Nidranash)

Symptoms [Ma.Ni.25:6]

  • General symptoms of joint Inflammation

o    Pain

o    Burning sensation

o    Redness

o    Swelling

o    Loss of function

  • Body ache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Increased thirst
  • Laziness
  • Heaviness in body
  • Indigestion
  • Fever
  • Lack of enthusiasm

If sacroiliac joints (Trik Sandhi) are affected there is constant back ache (Lumbago). Patient finds difficulty in carrying out routine activities e.g. sitting and standing. [R.R.Samuchaya21:46] 

Specific symptoms according to dominant doshas [Ma.Ni.25:11]

Vataj Aam Vata is characterized by excessive pain and sleeplessness.

Pittaj Aam Vata is characterized by burning sensation, redness of joint and increased thirst.

Kaphaj Aam Vata is characterized by a sensation as if the body is wrapped in a wet cloth or stiffness, heaviness, itching, and increased urination.

Sannipataj Aam Vata is characterized by the symptoms related to all the three doshas.