CHRONIC DISORDERS – THAT CAN BE TREATED BY INTEGRATED AYURVEDA
Ayush Arogyam provides a unique set of integrated ayurvedic treatments and services for arthritis, rheumatic arthritis, joint pains and knee pain that cures aches and pains and promotes muscle relaxation and provides relief and root cause prevention and cures for various other types of Chronic disorders like Skin disorders, Neurological disorders, Psychosomatic disorders, organ dysfunctions, etc.
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the protective cartilage that cushions the ends of your bones wears down over time. Although osteoarthritis can damage any joint, the disorder most commonly affects joints in your hands, knees, hips and spine.
This form of Basti is done on specific pain points. A reservoir is built around the pain points and filled with lukewarm medicinal oil, which alleviates pain and strengthens the point. When the oil cools down, it is squeezed out with cotton gauze and the procedure is repeated a few times. The healing property of the medicated oil used in basti; are especially useful to restore the lubricant fluid in the joint/ pain points. The therapy helps maintain integrity of the structures involved in the joint and prevents the operative interference in knee joint to maintain normal movements in the joints.
Rheumatoid arthritis can cause pain, swelling and deformity. As the tissue that lines your joints (synovial membrane) becomes inflamed and thickened, fluid builds up and joints erode and degrade. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that can affect more than just your joints. is a progressive autoimmune disease that initially causes signs and symptoms like joint pain and swelling in the feet and hands. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) happens when your body's defenses – your immune system – targets your joint linings. RA affects joints on both sides of the body, such as both hands, both wrists, or both knees. This symmetry helps to set it apart from other types of arthritis. It can also affect the skin, eyes, lungs, heart, blood, or nerves.
It was concluded that RA can be cured completely or manage well with Ayurveda medicines and Panchakarma without any side effects, whereas non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs cause during the treatment.
Podikizhi is a very effective ayurvedic treatment where the patient’s whole body is massaged with muslin poultices that are stuffed with special medicated powder. These bundles are fomented with an herbal starch steam and used for massaging with expertise. Podikizhi is very effective in relieving several aches and pains, obesity related problems, also improves joint mobility and is beneficial for combating diabetes.
Joint / Muscular Pains
Joint pain refers to discomfort, aches and soreness in any of the body’s joints. Joint pain is a common complaint. This can be treated by getting a massage and steam which will act as a prevention to avoid arthritis of any types in future.
In this therapy special herbal oil is applied on the full body from head to toe in various positions. These massage techniques help the body to sooth muscles, increase vigor and rejuvenate all the senses. Abhyangam has been found very effective for improving eyesight longevity, blood circulation and mental alertness. This also helps to induce peaceful sleep. It is the best massage to delay ageing and as a preventive massage for overall good health.
Lumbar Spondylitis /Sciatica/Disc prolapse
is the term given to normal wear and tear of the lumbar (lower back) spinal discs. As we age, spinal discs lose moisture and shrink, bone spurs develop, and bones because weaker. While many people over 50 experience mild lumbar spondylosis, most experience no symptoms.
Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one side of your body. A 'slipped' (prolapsed) disc often causes sudden, severe lower back pain.The disc often presses on a nerve root which can cause pain and other symptoms in a leg. Physical treatments such as spinal manipulation through acupuncture, acupressure, panchkarma, etc. definitely help.
Kati Vasthy is not just a therapy but a treatment for your spine. Therapy starts with the application of warm herbal poultice after anointing oil. Luke warm oil is allowed to stay on the low back/upper back or neck for 30 minutes in a dam made with dough, relieves occupational tension build ups, stiffness, spasm, pains and aches. This is very effect for sciatic pains and spondylitis.
Cervical spondylosis is a common, condition that affects the joints and discs in your cervical spine, which is in your neck. It’s also known as cervical osteoarthritis or neck arthritis. It develops from the wear and tear of cartilage and bones. While it’s largely the result of age, it can be caused by other factors as well. It can cause chronic, severe pain and stiffness.
Herbal poultices (bundles) are prepared with various herbs and medicates powders. These poultices are warmed in medicated oils and used to massage the entire body, neck, shoulders, hand and back, shifting the person from side to side. This therapy promotes better blood circulation within the affected area thereby promoting increased perspiration, which helps the skin to eliminate dead skin. It also helps to tone the skin and can be superbly relaxing.
Psychosomatic disorders like Sleep disorders / Migraine /Blood Pressure disorders/ Hair fall problems
A psychosomatic disorder is a disease which involves both mind and body. Some physical diseases are thought to be particularly prone to being made worse by mental factors such as stress and anxiety. Your mental state can affect how bad a physical disease is at any given time.
This is a signature Ayurvedic massage for mind, body and soul. In this technique a nonstop continuous stream of oil/herbal decoction is made to drop gently on the forehead from a particular height through a specially made apparatus.
Shirodhara when taken relaxes, rejuvenates the body, improves immune system, creates a complete soothing sensation, and also deeply relaxes the nervous system. Regular treatment of Shirodhara increases blood circulation to the brain, improving memory and nourishes the hair and scalp. This is the best massage therapy to release stress and strain.
It is a traditional ayurvedic massage with special oils combined with pressure points to the head, neck and shoulder region, to induce a state of calm, peace and tranquility. It promotes a high level of alertness and concentration. This massage also helps to prevent hair loss and premature greying of hair, strengthens hair roots and also relaxes muscles of the face.
The most common cause of heart disease is narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries, the blood vessels that supply blood to the heart itself. This is called coronary artery disease and happens slowly over time. It's the major reason people have heart attacks.
Other kinds of heart problems may happen to the valves in the heart, or the heart may not pump well and cause heart failure. Some people are born with heart disease. You can help reduce your risk of heart disease by taking steps to control factors that put you at greater risk:
This is a powerful relaxation therapy for the head and mind. In this therapy, buttermilk, which has tremendous cooling properties, is used as the main ingredient for the treatment. During Thakradhara, a stream of medicine-rich buttermilk is gently poured on a person’s forehead. The medicated buttermilk is a luxurious treatment, which calms the individual down. The treatment induces coolness to the brain, relaxes the mind, reduces mental stress and increases memory power.
Neurological disorders / Paralysis / Parkinsons /Facial Palsy
The brain, spinal cord, and nerves make up the nervous system. Together they control all the workings of the body. When something goes wrong with a part of your nervous system, you can have trouble moving, speaking, swallowing, breathing, or learning. You can also have problems with your memory, senses, or mood.
The whole body is massaged with Navara-rice bundles which are cooked in milk and herbal decoctions. This massages, firms and rejuvenates the skin. It is an excellent treatment to impart luster to the skin and nourishment for the body through the skin. This is one of the best massages to get a soft and glowing skin. It also cures various ailments like rheumatism, emaciation of limbs and certain skin and muscular diseases.
Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as diabetes, is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. The hormone insulin moves sugar from the blood into your cells to be stored or used for energy. With diabetes, your body either doesn't make enough insulin or can't effectively use the insulin it does make.
acupuncture helps regulate your pancreas function and insulin levels. The anti-obesity effect of acupuncture could work with traditional diabetes treatment to reduce the impact of some diabetes symptoms.
Electroacupuncture is the most common type of acupuncture that practitioners used to treat diabetes. The acupuncturist inserts a pair of needles in each acupuncture point and passes an electrical impulse from one needle to the other. This treatment appears to be effective in: treating pain from diabetic neuropathy.
It helps to:
- Improve blood glucose management
- Help with weight loss
- Protect pancreas islet function, which is responsible for insulin production
- Improve insulin resistance
- Adjust the balance of hormones that affect diabetes, for example, melatonin, insulin, glucocorticold, and epinephrine
Reiki treatment helps positively in balancing the Reiki healer’s seven energy Chakras which promotes one’s physical, mental spiritual growth. The root cause of mankind’s unhappiness is uprooted by Reiki and the disease is replaced by positivity which leads to happiness, peace, health and prosperity. Allergies /Eczema/ Psoriasis and all types of skin disorders
Chronic skin conditions typically can be managed using integrated treatments and by paying close attention to your lifestyle. Examples of chronic skin conditions include: rosacea, which is characterized by small, red, pus-filled bumps on the face. vitiligo, which results in large, irregular patches of skin.
Eczema is term for a group of medical conditions that cause the skin to become inflamed or irritated. Psoriasis is a common skin disorder that produces, which causes scaly, itchy, and dry patches.
This is mainly a procedure to cure diseases occurring due to impure blood. The main dosha which is responsible for affecting the blood is pitta and October is the period (Sharad Rutu) when pitta usually gets affected. Thus Sharad Rutu is an ideal time for Rakta Mokshan. But if it has to be done on any other day, it should be done on a day when the temperature is moderate and sky is not clouded.
Lukewarm, medicated oil is applied to the entire head. A leather cap is then placed on the head and the required oil is poured maintaining a particular temperature, for required duration. This is a very effective treatment for migraine, deafness, diseases effecting the cranial nerves, facial palsy, insanity, diseases of head and eye, chronic cold, sinusitis, rheumatism, arthritis, abscesses and wounds. In fact this is one treatment that has some effect on all diseases.
LUNG/ RESPIRATORY DISORDERS like chronic cold/ Asthma
Respiratory diseases, or lung diseases, are pathological conditions affecting the organs and tissues that make gas exchange difficult in air-breathing animals. They include conditions of the respiratory tract including the trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleurae, pleural cavity, and the nerves and muscles of respiration. Respiratory diseases range from mild and self-limiting, such as the common cold, influenza, and pharyngitis to life-threatening diseases such as bacterial pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, tuberculosis, acute asthma, lung cancer, and severe acute respiratory syndromes, such as COVID-19. Respiratory diseases can be classified in many different ways, including by the organ or tissue involved, by the type and pattern of associated signs and symptoms, or by the cause of the disease.
The face, chest and shoulders of the patient’s body is massaged with herbal oil instigating it to perspire. Herbal medicine in precise dose as prescribed is measured and poured into the nostrils as the patient slowly inhales. Throughout the process the expanse around the nose, neck, shoulders, palms and feet are massaged vigorously. This is very effective in disorders such as migraine, sinusitis, chronic cold and chest congestion.
This customized facial incorporates unique ayurvedic massage techniques with herbal oil along with freshly blended herbs to thoroughly cleanse, exfoliate and there by slow down and reduce signs of aging by providing ultimate nourishment to the skin. The medicated and special blended oil heals the skin of its various problems like acne, dead skin and leaves your skin plump, supple and rejuvenated with natural radiance.
Gastrointestinal disorders / Digestive disorders /Constipation
Gastrointestinal diseases refer to diseases involving the gastrointestinal tract, namely the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and rectum, and the accessory organs of digestion, the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. Other functional and structural diseases include peptic ulcer disease, gastritis, gastroenteritis, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, gallstones, fecal incontinence, lactose intolerance, Hirschsprung disease, abdominal adhesions, Barrett's esophagus, appendicitis, indigestion (dyspepsia), intestinal pseudo-obstruction, pancreatitis, short bowel syndrome, Whipple’s disease, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, malabsorption syndromes and hepatitis.
Basti means bladder. In the olden days bladders of various animals were used to give different types of enemas and hence the procedure itself came to be known as Basti.
This is one of the vital procedures of Panchkarma, mainly used to treat ailments caused by Vata dosha. After administering Basti, adequate ingredients of Basti are absorbed in the colon or small intestine depending on the kind of Basti administered while the residual fluid is brought out PR.
Basti can be administered to old people, even a one day old infant, pregnant women, etc. and hence is an important therapy.
Piles is another term for hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are collections of inflamed tissue in the anal canal. They contain blood vessels, support tissue, muscle, and elastic fibers. Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that cause discomfort and bleeding.
Haemorrhoids are usually caused by straining during bowel movements, obesity or pregnancy. Discomfort is a common symptom, especially during bowel movements or when sitting. Other symptoms include itching and bleeding.
In this procedure, the person is made to sit in a bathtub filled with a medicated decoction for about 20 minutes. The level of the decoction in the tub can be up to navel region or the neck, depending upon the condition of the patient. This therapy is useful in treating many vata disorders, body aches and pains, stiffness in the joints etc. and is also very relaxing and invigorating.
Colitis / Hyper Acidity
Colitis refers to inflammation of the inner lining of the colon. There are numerous causes of colitis including infection, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two types of IBD), ischemic colitis, allergic reactions, and microscopic colitis.
Hyperacidity is the result of an imbalance between the acid-secreting mechanism of the stomach and intestine and the shielding mechanism that provides safety. Generally, the stomach secretes hydrochloric acid which aids in the breaking down of food into smaller substances, thereby promoting the digestion process.
Vamana means induction of therapeutic vomiting by using various emetic drugs (herbs). The medicines given to induce therapeutic vomiting are pungent and warm in nature. Such medications do not expect digestion. After entering the system such medications liquefy and give motility to the ‘doshas’, bring them to the reservoir of ‘Kapha’ and help facilitate vomiting (i.e. Vamana).
Virechana means administration of various purgatives and laxatives. The Virechana medicines are also warm and pungent in nature but these expect digestion and differ from emetic herbs in nature since they bring about intestinal mobility or irritates the intestinal mucosa, (through herbs/oils) to cause purgation.
Obesity is a complex disease involving an excessive amount of body fat. Obesity isn't just a cosmetic concern. It is a medical problem that increases your risk of other diseases and health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and certain cancers.
A unique health program using Ayush Arogyam’s signature Ayurvedic services to help you lose excess weight as well as improve your shape. Using all natural products methods we have designed this package for various durations to get the desired results you are looking for, a special program for people who want to lose weight but don’t want to strain themselves at the gym or crash dieting. This is a unique package that will help you reduce weight the natural way to help you maintain and regain your physique without burdening it with heavy exercises and dieting.
The body is scrubbed using combination of exfoliating herbal powders with special strokes enabling deep cleansing of the skin and its pores y breaking down cellulite under the skin. This also stimulates blood flow and eliminates toxin accumulation from your tissues. It softens and exfoliates dead skin cells, thereby giving a lustrous glow to the skin, improves mobility of joints and reduces the blood cholesterol. Prolonged use helps rid your body of cellulite and excessive fat.
disorders are of a wide variety. Cataract, glaucoma, refractive errors, Age-related macular degeneration, Amblyopia, Diabetic retinopathy, Retinal detachment or tear, Dry eye are major causes of visual impairment and preventable blindness. Most people have eye problems at one time or another. Some are minor and will go away on their own, or are easy to treat at home. Others need a specialist’s care.Whether your vision isn’t what it used to be, or never was that great, there are things you can do to get your eye health back on track.
Netra Tarpana has been used from ancient times in Ayurveda for improving the eyesight and is highly beneficial to people working late in front of computers and on the machineries affecting the eyes. It is a procedure wherein lukewarm medicated ghee is made to stay stagnant in the eyes for a speculated time in a specific formed frame. It is a very effective preventive, curative procedure in cases like dry eyes syndrome, roughness of the eyes, deviated eyeball or squint, injury or traumatic condition of the eyes, extreme aggravation of eye diseases, all types of glaucoma, early cataract, computer vision syndrome, non-specific corneal disorders, allergic conjunctivitis, etc.
Infertility / sexual disorders
Infertility is a condition where you cannot get pregnant after one year of trying to conceive. In women, cause of infertility can include endometriosis, uterine fibroids and thyroid disease. Men with fertility problems may have a low sperm count or low testosterone. The risk of infertility increases as you age.
The medicaments are introduced inside the body by the help of urinary bladder. When lukewarm oils / decoctions enters into the uterine cavity and the network of nerves (present throughout the system) carry the Uttar Basti dravya to the desired sites i.e. all layers of the uterus, fallopian tube and ovary. Problems like Yoni roga, Infertility, Prolapse of uterus, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, Tubal blocks, cervical erosion / chronic cervicitis, endometrial condition, vaginal mucosal defects, any unovulatory condition, etc. can be effectively combated with the help of administration of Uttar Basti.
For all such types of chronic diseases- This technique has been devised based on the recognition of the fact that the patient’s individuality is central and that the patient has the right to have his or her needs, desires, beliefs, values and goals respected and placed at the center of the care plan.