International Journal of Unani and Integrative Medicine

2020, Vol. 4 Issue 3, Part APages: 24-26

Niqras (Gouty arthritis)

Dr. Atqia Asnah and Dr. Mohd Ahsan Faroqui
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Abstract:
Gout (Niqras) is a common metabolic disorder which causes inflammatory arthritis generally presenting as monoarthritis. It is a true crystal deposition disease caused by formation of monosodium urate crystals hinge joints and other tissues. Unani classical text provides a comprehensive detail on the concept of Niqras. According to Ibn Sina Niqras is a type of pain which starts sometimes from fingers, toe, and sometimes heel. Owing to dreadful complications of Gout and lack of safe and effective drug for its management, it becomes a thrust area for research, in every field of medical science. Unani medicine has a variety of safe and effective drugs for the management of Niqras. And Unani medicine claims have been successful in treating this disease since a long time without any unwanted effects.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Atqia Asnah, Dr. Mohd Ahsan Faroqui. Niqras (Gouty arthritis). Int J Unani Integ Med 2020;4(3):24-26.
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