ADHD and Ayurveda

ADHD and Ayurveda

“ADHD is real and valid. The sooner we recognize the patterns and learn to work with these kids, the better assured we will be that they as adults with be healthy members of society- Rhonda Van Diest”

Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder is one of the most prevalent neuro developmental dysfunction of childhood.


2.Hyper activity

A kid is diagnosed to be Attention Deficit ONLY if he exhibits six sub-symptoms of inattention and six or more combined sub-symptoms of both hyper activity and impulsivity.

Ayurvedic Approach

Ayurveda views ADHD as a disease involving both Vata and Pitta. It routes the cause of illness from the parents and symptoms to the kid.
Treatment includes detailed counselling sessions for both the parents and the kid.

Internal medicines are aimed at reducing the vitiated Dosha in the kid and intends to improve his/her span of attention and decrease the hyper activity.
Also treatments like Abhyanga, Siro dhara, Talapothichil, can aid in the course of recovery.

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