“If you can quit for a day, you can quit for a lifetime”⭕
Alcohol causes about 25 million deaths per year worldwide. Defined as a chronic disease characterised by uncontrolled drinking and preoccupation with alcohol. An addict harms himself through major health concerns and the society as a social and domestic threat.
In its wise array of literatures, Ayurveda has devoted an entire section to alcoholism (Madātyaya) and its treatment (Chikitsa).
Detailed history and examination including Ashta Sthana Pareeksha (begins with Nadi Pareeksha), Dasa Vidha pareeksha (eliciting a patient’s physical, psychological and environmental status), Sroto Pareeksha(examination of channels and tissues) and finally Dosha-Dushti analysis.
Begins only after the withdrawal symptoms have subsided (it will take almost 7-8 days, during this time medicines are administered and we keep the patient under observation).
Sinusitis is an inflammation or swelling of the tissue lining the sinuses. Healthy sinuses are filled with air. But when they become blocked and filled with fluid, germs can grow and cause an infection.
1.Facial pain or pressure 2.”Stuffed-up” nose 3.Runny nose 4.Loss of smell 5.Cough or congestion
Base line of Ayurveda treatment includes, 1. Nasyam( marsa and pratimarsa) 2.Dhooma pana( medicated steam inhalation) 3. Siro abhyanga( done by taking into account of the individual and his constitution) 4.Other Sodhana chikitsa( purifactory procedures)
Along with these treatments, it is mandatory to take medicines also.
Ayurvedic treatment procedure in which warm fermented liquid(made from cereals and other medicinal herbs) are poured over the body through monitored streams for a fixed period of time.
1. Removes excess fat from the body. 2. Enables weight loss(when combined with other appropriate therapies) 3. Reduces swelling and inflammation. 4. Pain relieving 5. Highly effective in neuro-muscular and neuro-skeletal diseases. 6.. Refreshes and enlivens the body. 7. Reduces fatigue and exhaustion.
Best indicated in:- 1. Obesity 2. Rheumatoid arthritis 3. Various spondylitis 4. Mayalgia 5. Neurological, Neuro-muscular, Neuro0skeletal disorders 6.Pain, stiffness and swelling. etc
Lower back pain is one of the most common of pain disorders encountered in practice. Known to Ayurveda as Katigraham(in general), the condition is characterized by,
1.Chronic, persistent pain 2.Ranging from a dull ache to a sharp stab-like pain to a burning sensation affecting the lower back. 3.Also present with stiffness and loss of motility 4.Numbness or tingling with pain shooting down the buttocks, back of the thighs, legs and feet.
1.Poor posture habit. 2.Osteoporosis. 3.Scoliosis. 4.Spinal stenosis. 5.Sprain or strain of muscles or ligaments in the area. 6.Fibromyalgia. 7.Fall or blow to the back. 8.Lack of exercise or incorrect exercise. 9.Too much weight or overweight. 10.Benign or malignant tumors.
For treating low back pain, internal as well as external treatments are undertaken.
The treatment modalities for treating this condition include; i)Panchakarma & Rejuvenation therapies, ii)Internal medications, iii)Diet iv)Life style changes.
Therapies like Dhanyamladhara, Abhyanga-swedam, Elakizhi, Sarvangadhara, Vasti, Kati vasti, Navarakizhi etc are commonly done according to the severity of illness.
At ALM AYUSH, therapies are customized and are done dedicatedly to achieve the maximum success rate. Duration of the treatment varies according to every individual.
Sesame is one of the most widely used medicine in the preparation of Ayurvedic formulations. These little black seeds are used as powder, paste, oil and in the form of various recipes. This wonder drug is administered via external, internal, oral, rectal, nasal, and ophthalmic routes.
According to texts, sesame:- 1. Improves digestion 2. Enhances intellect 3. Is good for teeth, eyes, hair and skin 4. Cleans wounds 5. Induces sleep 6. Nourishes the body. 7. Balances Vata dosha
->Sesame seeds – 2 spoons full ->Water – 2 cups ->Milk – ½ cup ->Palm sugar – 2 spoons
Add 2 cups of water to 2 spoons of sesame seeds. Boil it in low flame and reduce the volume of water to ½ cup. Filter the decoction of sesame seeds. Add hot milk to it. Add palm sugar and mix well.
1. Suitable for thin and emaciated people 2. Induces menstruation in amenorhea and delayed periods 3. Rich in calcium 4. Maintains estrogen balances 5. Nourishing and mosturizing in nature.
“A complex of eye and vision problems related to near work which are experienced during or related to computer use is termed as Computer Vision Syndrome(CVS).
How to detect ??
CVS is not a disease but a group to symptoms. You may consult a physician when you notice:
>Blurred vision >Double vision >Dry, red eyes >Eye irritation >Headaches >Neck or back pain
Ayurveda views CVS as a Vata-Pitta predominant disease. Treatment can be outlined as,
1. Netra kshalana (Ocular wash with medicated liquids) 2. Akshi Seka (Irrigating the eyes with a steady stream of medicine) 3. Aschotana (Eye drops) 4. Abhyanga (Massage) of both face and head 5. Sirodhara 6. Paadabhyanga (Massage over the foot) 7. Netra tarpana (Retaining medicine over the eyes with a specially prepared frame) 8. Netra vyayamas (Eye exercises)
heel spur is a calcium deposit causing a bony protrusion on the underside of the heel bone.
->Strain on the foot muscles and ligaments ->Stretching of the plantar fascia ->Repeated tearing of the membrane that covers the heel bone ->Repetitive stress from walking, running or jumping on hard surfaces ->Wearing tight or rough shoes ->Excess body weight ->Arthritis
->Pain in the heel and surrounding area ->Inflammation and swelling around the heel area ->The heel area might be warm to touch
Ayurveda considers calcaneal spur/heel spur as Vatakantaka; a type of disease caused by disorder of Vata Dosha.