Archive for October, 2011

Hepatitis-causes-symptoms-prevention-diet-treatment

What is Hepatitis How to cure – introduction and causes Liver or “yakrut” in Sanskrit can be defined as “Ya” means circulation and “krut” means action. Yakrut is an important seat of fire – the seat of anger, hate, envy, and jealousy. These emotions need to be processed and metabolized. Therefore suppressed emotions if allowed to accumulate in the tissues can lead to disease. Ayurveda does not separate emotions from the organs. According to principles of Ayurveda we cannot separate body from mind and mind from consciousness. Disorders of ranjaka pitta (bile) include hepatitis, anemia, chronic fatigue syndrome, and mononucleosis. Excessive bile production or a blockage in the flow of bile usually indicates high pitta, which in turn affects the agni or enzyme activities responsible for absorption, digestion and metabolism. Pitta can be aggravated by many factors of diet and lifestyle. These would include alcohol abuse, eating red meat, eating [...]

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Eczema-causes | symptoms | prevention | diet | treatment

What is Eczema? Eczema is a form of dermatitis, or inflammation of the upper layers of the skin. Eczema is an allergic, inflammatory and irritation of skin condition which causes dryness and recurring rashes on the skin. Some of the common symptoms of eczema are redness, skin edema, itching and dryness, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, oozing, or bleeding. Eczema in Ayurveda The Ayurvedic acharyas have termed eczema as Vicharchika “Sakandu Pidika Sthava Bahustrava Vicharchika” describes the disease aptly.   Causes of Eczema Smoke, chemicals, detergents, solvents and even weather conditions could aggravate the condition. Excessive stress, heat and emotional stress also aggravates the symptoms of eczema. Skin is second kidney and liver uses it to expel the toxins which otherwise will damage regular kidney. Hence itching is seen maximum during 1 to 5 am local time. It is during this time when liver, spleen and lungs detoxify their toxins (ama) [...]

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Dengue-causes | symptoms | prevention | diet | treatment

The dengue problem is reported almost across the tropical countries of the world, but is mostly concentrated in the countries like India, Sri Lanka, Nepal. Latest statistics show that in the period of January 1 to July 14 this year, 20647 cases of dengue have been reported. The number of deaths: 149! Dengue or Dandak jwara is known to be caused by virus named Flavivirus transmitted through the agency of Aedes Mosquito. SYMPTOMS Person suffering from dengue generally shows the following symptoms – High fever. Severe headaches. Muscular cramps. Presence of red rashes all over the body. Nausea and vomiting. TYPES OF DENGUE FEVER Classic dengue fever. Hemorrhagic dengue fever. Dengue shock fever. All types of above mentioned dengue fever are characterized by high fever also classified as bone breaking or bone crushing fever due to severe pain and muscular cramps. Patients also show presence of red rashes all over [...]

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Kidney Stone | causes | symptoms | prevention | diet | treatment

How to Remove Kidney stone ? How to Relief from? Painful Kidney stone. Best medicine for Kidney stone. Kidney stone called Renal Calculi – VRUKKA ASHMARI in Ayurveda. Kidney stones or Urinary stones are generally formed by calcium, phosphates or oxalates. The stones are formed primarily in the kidney and sometimes remain there without being noticed for a long time or in other parts of urinary tract, i.e. ureter, urinary bladder etc. sometimes in certain cases they are slowly dissolved or dislodged and come down, and during this process, they become lodged in a narrow part of the tract, giving rise to excruciating pain. Cause Kidney stone According to Ayurveda the cause of nephrolithiasis is kapha dosha the vitiation in kapha dosha leads to accumulation of mineral deposits in urinary tract thus leading to the formation of kidney stones. Stones are also formed in the body because of vayu dosha [...]

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Tuberculosis | causes | symptoms | prevention | diet | treatment

What is TB ? How to Cure Tuberculosis ? Tuberculosis -Introduction In Ayurveda it is called Rajyakshma, the king of disease. The disease derives its name from Indian mythology- Moon, the king among the satellites of the earth, was supposed to have been afflicted because of a curse of Brahma, the creator. Causes of Tuberculosis The bacterium named Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the causative agent TB, which mainly affects the lungs through droplet infection. Symptoms In the early stages of the disease, there is an irritating cough, particularly in the morning, either without an expectoration or with a clear mucus or phlegm. The first sign of the disease is blood-flecked phlegm accompanied by fever in the evenings and below normal temperatures in the early morning and also night sweats. When the symptoms are aggravated and emaciation has set in, the second stage is supposed to have been reached. If extreme care [...]

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Depression-causes-symptoms-prevention-diet-treatment

How to Cure Depression? Vishaad is the name for Depression in Ayurveda. The causes of Depression (Vishaad) in Ayurveda Ayurveda explains two important causes of depression- The Vaat Dosha. The Pitta Dosha. During depression, the nervous activity gets disturbed, something that is attributed to vata dosha involvement. Following that, certain enzymes, hormones and neurotransmitters function in an impaired manner. Some causes are also attributed to pitta dosha involvement. These two conditions play their role within the brain and subsequent to that the affected person reflects this disturbance in his or her behavior. However kapha dosha involvement exhibits symptoms in the external form of dullness on face and a torpid appearance. Symptoms of Depression Continuous feeling of sadness and blankness. Lack of self confidence and continuous feeling of guilty conscious. Pessimistic approach towards life. Sleep disturbances. Reduced social life. Persistent fatigue. Headaches. Stomach troubles. Weight loss, loss of appetite, weight gain [...]

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Flatulence-causes-symptoms-prevention-diet-treatment

FLATULENCE called Adyamaan in Ayurveda. Flatulence is defined as acute urge to pass wind. It is the intestinal gas, more commonly called stomach gas, not only cause discomfort and gas pain but are embarrassing too. Although gas problems like bloating, burping and passing gas are natural, they might become serious and affect our daily activities, but its severity can sometimes lead to diseased condition. Following is the intestinal gas treatment or for avoiding bloating, flatulence and belching. A person suffering from Adyamaan or intestinal gas formation should adopt required dietary changes and other measures including medications if necessary. Causes of Flatulence in Ayurveda According to Ayurveda Flatulence is caused by abnormal Agni or fire caused by prajgya apradh, asatmyendriyartha samayog, kaal parinaam. These can be defines as distortion in persons intelligence, wrong co-ordination of sense organs and other objects and vagaries of weather and time respectively. Dilation of abdomen can [...]

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BRONCHIAL ASTHMA- TAMAKA SWAS ROG

Here are Causes-Symptoms-Prevention-Diet-Treatments. Bronchial asthma or simply asthma is called as Tamamka swas rog in Ayurveda, is respiratory disease characterized by obstruction of air way or respiratory tract especially the trachea. The incidence of asthma is on alarming rise in the modern times. This is largely believed to be the result of environmental pollution and climate change. Surveys carried out in developed countries depict that every one in five children is affect with the disorder. The most unfortunate thing is there exist no cure in Allopathic medicine for asthma. The patient have to carry a device called inhaler that removes the obstruction from the respiratory tract. Bronchial asthma can be triggered by many factors such dust, pollen, some foods, clothes, hair etc also called as allergens which over sensitize the immune system to produce responses like redness of skin and eyes, obstruction to breathing etc. Asthmatic person has bouts or [...]

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Defining Arthritis Aamvaat Cause And Symptoms

Defining Arthritis-Aamvaat-Cause And Symptoms Across the world Rheumatoid arthritis is a common ailment which people suffer from. It is a chronic disease of joints which though may be infected in early age during one’s life, shows its symptoms much later. Generally the women are prone to arthritis as compared to men. Aamvaat or rheumatoid arthritis is a debilitating autoimmune disorder of joints which makes a person almost incapable and dependent in advanced stages. Researches claim that the membrane covering at articulation of joints called the synovium is deeply affected by the attack of these auto immune cells resulting in this incurable condition. Although up till date no medical cure of the disease has been discovered, there exist some nice ayuvedic techniques with which a person can live quite normal life despite the disease.   Types of Arthirits There exist hundreds of types of Arthirits’ which may be Aticular or extra-Articular [...]

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DYSPEPSIA-AJIRN-INDIGESTION-CAUSE AND SYMPTOMS

Functional DYSPEPSIA or AJIRN is the most common medical problem of the people of the world today. Almost every other person is suffering from indigestion in the modern era. Ayurveda also describes Ajirn to be MANDAGNI ; that is reduction in the fire of digestion. The reasons of AJIRN are many as described in Ayurveda. Causes of AJIRN (DYSPEPSIA) in Ayurveda::: Misbalance in VATA, PITTA, KHAPHA Intake of faulty food like junk foods or out of seasons food. Taking meals at erratic time schedules like most office goers. Going to bed immediately after taking heavy meal and not allowing your system to digest the food properly. Having gluttonous habits of eating. Eating several (types of) foods at the same time. Psychologically too a person can suffer from functional Dysplasia like not eating the food whole heartedly, or eating the food with mental tension and other worries on mind. Hot tempered [...]

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