Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (2004): Supplement 2:
2nd International Congress on Traditional Medicine and Materia Medica
Long-term efficacy of hero-mineral preparation on the rate of increase of serum creatinine and serum urea levels
Mohd Abid Ali (Hakim Khawar Nawab)
Lucknow, U.P India
Treatment of kidney diseases with a combination therapy of allopathic and traditional medicines with special reference to the role herbal medicines in maintaining serum creatinine and Serum Urea Levels without the dialysis procedures, thereby the patient benefits in less dependence on dialysis and treatment.
The aim of this study was to determine the long-term efficacy of hero-mineral preparation on the rate of increase of serum creatinine and serum urea levels and gradual withdrawl of these medicines making the system capable of doing it itself vis a vis only the dialysis route which the dependence increases, finally leading to transplant procedures.
Increasing kidney diseases, leading to greatly raised serum creatinine and serum urea level because of CRF and contraction of kidney (s), albuminuria and other associated factors are being noticed at an alarming rate.
Imbalance in body humours (Ikhlaat) especially formation and retention of SAUDIA (Black bile) because of faulty dietry habit and abundant and indiscriminate use of fertilizers, presence of pollutants and an increased intake of symptom alleviating allopathic drugs because of work pressure takes its toll resulting in the SOOE-MIZAJ-MAADI of the Urinary system in general and of the kidneys in particular leading to the dreaded ailment.
Anemia contributes markedly to morbidity in these patients and may be responsible for the system not being able to detoxify itself.
With this type of combination treatment and charges in life style and diet during therapy as per the principles of “Tibb” during and afterwards resulted in significant decrease in serum urea levels and prolonged treatment even finished the dependency on the dialysis procedure and transplant.
Hakim Khawar Nawab holds a degree in Unani Medicine and is a practicing physician in lucknow.