Archive for December, 2007

Urinary tract infection- Ayurveda view

December 12th, 2007

Ayurveda, an ancient healing system is best for treating the urinary tract infection caused by bacteria in the urinary  tract as it  balances the infection-fighting properties of the urinary system. According to Ayurveda all living things are  characterized by three active doshas Vata, Pitta and Kapha and believes that aggravated Pitta produces heating toxins in […]

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Obesity and Diabetes

December 12th, 2007

In Ayurveda, Science of life, Obesity is known as Medo Roga and is defined as the condition in which excessive amount of fat is accumulated in the body. Itholds that when the agni, the digestive fire is vitiated, then the ama (toxic substances) is built up in the body,leading to obesity. . ** In Ayurvedic […]

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Diabetes and Yoga

December 12th, 2007

Yoga is a  way of living that has a beneficial effect on diabetes, which is a lifestyle related condition due to an imbalance in handling a glucose load. It is a state in which pancreas not functions normally, no sufficient insulin is produced and so, the body is not capable to manage its food intake […]

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Diabetes- Life style modification

December 12th, 2007

Ayurveda is the ‘Way of Life’ which addresses all the problems under the category of Lifestyle Diseases with time-tested methodologies. Whatever sugar we take is generally broken down into simple sugar called ‘glucose’ in our body. This glucose circulates within the blood and enter into  the cells with the help of insulin. Insulin is a […]

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Diabetes – Ayurvedic view

December 12th, 2007

According to Ayurveda, a holistic alternative medical science, the main cause of diabetes are fat, urine, and Kapha buildups due to foods, liquids, lifestyle, stress and others It generally believes that any disease caused is due to doshic imbalance. The doshas are the three humors that govern the human body, they are vata, pitta and […]

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Low back pain- causes, early detection and life style modification

December 12th, 2007

  Low Back pain is caused due to stress and tension in the muscles that support the spine. Ayurveda differentiates low back pain into three basic subtypes or doshas: vata, pitta and kapha. These categories are used to both classifya patient’s individual body type, or prakriti, and the individual’s disease state, or vikriti. This type […]

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Low back pain – Ayurvedic medicine

December 12th, 2007

Ayurveda, Indian holistic medical system is based upon the universal natural law of balancing the five elements (ether, air, fire, water and earth) that make up the physical body. When one or more of these elements go out of balance diseases like Low back problems affect the spine’s flexilibity and  strength which causes pain. Treatment […]

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Liver diseases- Ayurveda concept

December 12th, 2007

The liver is known as “Yakrit” in Ayurveda.  Liver is the largest organ of metabolism.  Yakrit is considered to be seat of fire this is so because liver is linked to Pitta dosha, which is responsible for digestion.  Apart from this pitta also channels all chemical and metabolic transformations in the body.  It also aids […]

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Jaundice and Liver diseases- Ayurvedic diet

December 12th, 2007

The diet for Jaundice and Liver diseases should aim to balance pitta dosha.  Inclusion Diet As pitta will be elevated, diet should include those which help in cooling. As there is imbalance of agni diet should be an easy to digest one.  Most fresh fruits are acceptable but exclude acid forming fruits. Eat vegetable raw […]

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Jaundice and liver disease management with Ayurvedic medicines

December 12th, 2007

Treatment of all liver diseases in Ayurveda concentrates on Pitta dosha rather than the organ itself.  All liver diseases has imbalance of pitta and agni.  Apart from this ojus is also affected.  As liver is the basis of Pachaka Pitta, all diseases of liver can be treated concomitantly by treating Pachaka Pitta.  Liver is also […]

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