Showing posts with label alternative therapies. Show all posts
Showing posts with label alternative therapies. Show all posts

Jan 24, 2012

Autism Can Be Managed Naturally: Alternative Health News

Autism has grown to be likely by far the most damaging sorts of nerve ailments acknowledged to medication and science. It could possibly cause critical hurt at about three areas of the person’s improvement, significantly the habits, communication and social interaction ranges. The condition is usually regarded through the entire initial phases on the kid’s existence, even when early as infancy. For those who believe that the kid or member of the family is having difficulties together with the problem, you must have your doctor study them and operate some checks to confirm this.

- autistic persons have issues indicating empathy or knowledge when someone else is in distress or pertinent with each other which signifies they have got an issue with their emphatic capabilities

- remaining absent from eye-to-eye communicate with or receiving issues interacting socially with others
- inadequacies or inappropriateness with non-verbal and verbal communication skills
- adhd or hypo-activity which signifies intense habits layouts which includes remaining absent from interaction, getting quite energetic, remaining excessively inactive, heading by way of a tough in acting or calming reduced, and demonstrating small if any response to stimuli
- not reacting to listening to their names becoming often known as
- very poor imitation capabilities for instance resembling essential gestures or facial expressions
- fighting off conduct or setting alterations significantly when it will involve permitting some others to hinder their distinct applications for instance participating in repetitious, stereotypical attractions and steps indication of autism
- the insufficient capacity to understand the existence of risk and do some thing about this simply just simply because they usually do not know possibly risky ailments
- the inclination to consider element in particular pursuits or steps which could most likely direct to them performing hurt to on their own such as banging their heads from equivalent to their child cribs or most likely a wall or itching on their own excessively.
Autism now can be managed with natural medicines and therapies. rVita Ayurveda center at Chennai has created a unique and effective healing plan with Ayurveda, Yoga with diet and Social and behavioral therapies. Usually they create a healing plan varies from 12-18 months with Ayurveda therapies, yoga plays for child and parents, specialized nutritional diets etc.

Call Dr Gowthaman, Medical Director of rVita Ayurveda centers & www.rvita.com at 1800 425 4325 (India) / 00 91 9940079511 for a telephonic consult / gowthaman@rvita.com for a e mail consult.  

Gout(Vatrakta) and Ayurveda Detoxification Therapies


Gout is one of the commonest forms of arthritis becoming very common in India. Accumulation of toxins is the primary cause and pathogenesis of this condition. This fact is well accepted by Modern, Ayurveda and most of the traditional medical systems across the world.
Excessive accumulation of uric acid leads to formation of small uric acid crystals which are deposited in the joints and causes recurring joint inflammation and pain. In chronic cases, the larger amounts of uric acid crystals leads to complete destruction of joints, decreased
renal function and renal stones. High blood uric acid levels could also leads to this condition without any history of pain. This condition is marked by fever and extremely painful joint inflammation with rapid onset.
Gout usually starts with affecting one or two joints. Pain and inflammation usually disappears in 7-10 days time with or without any treatments. The second or later attack may be after months or sometimes after years. Gout usually starts with joints of the feet and ankles, most commonly the big toe. As time goes it spreads to other joints leads to disability and crippling. Men are most affected with gout however women after menopause too have the same risk as men.
Inflammation or gout is known in Sanskrit term as vatrakta. Panchakarma therapy is one of the most effective treatments in curing gout. VataRakta is a combination of two words Vata & Rakta. There are three known synonyms (identical) of vatrakta. They are Khuda, Adhayavata and Vatabalasaka. The description of each synonym is as follows:

Khuda
Khuda means small joints. Since in this disease, the small joints are inflicted it is called as Khuda Vata
Adhayavata
Adhaya means the rich class of people & those who are delicate. Since this class of people is generally inflicted with the disease, it is also called as Adhayavata.
Vatabalasaka
The aggravated vata having been obstructed in its passage by aggravated blood, affects the entire blood.
Symptoms
  • Shate Atiruk- Severe pain on injury
  • Sandhi Shaithilyam- Laxity in joints
  • Excess or absence of perspiration.
  • Sedation like feeling.
  • Acute pain on any kind of wound.
  • Lack of sensation in knee, thigh, feet, shoulder.
  • Unusual facial appearance.
  • Karshnya- Blackness
  • Sparshaagyatvam- Anaesthesia
  • Aalasyam- Lassitude
  • Sadanam- Malaise
  • Pidakodgam- Appearance of boils
  • Bhedo Gurutvam Supti Kandu - piercing pain, quivering, tearing, heaviness
  • Numbness & itching in knee, shanks, thigh, waist, shoulder, hands, feet & joints of body.
  • Sandhishu Rug Bhutva- unstable pain in joints.
  • Vaivarnam & Mandalotpatt- abnormal complexion & appearance of patients.

Ayurveda explains the following are causes for Gout

  • Excessive sleep during day time.
  • Irritation & Anger.
  • Consumption or eating during dyspepsia.
  • Intake of diet consisting of an excess of sour, pungent, alkaline, fatty, hot & uncooked articles, moist or dried things, meat of aquatic & marshy animals, oil-cakes, radish, horse gram, black gram, nishpava and other leguminous. Vegetables, seasum paste, sugar cane, curd, sour gruel, sauvira, shukta (vinegars), butter milk, sura are asava also the causative factors
  • Incompatible food
  • Eating during indigestion
Ayurveda Classification According To Doshas
1. Control of Vata
Enlargement of vessels, soreness, shivering and sharp pain, coarseness, exasperation, tightening of veins and joints, inflexibility and severe ache in body parts.
2. Control of Rakta
Inflammation with severe and sharp pain and swelling.

3. Control of Pitta
Over excitement, severe pain, acidic sensation after meals, weakness, dehydration, swelling and desiccation.
4. Control of Kapha
Sensation of Humidity, bulkiness and placid ache.
Complications
Some things need to be taken care of when treating this disorder:
  • Insomnia.
  • Pain.
  • Dehydration.
  • Fever.
  • Psychological mystification.
  • Sudden glitch.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Indigestion.
  • Sleepy feeling.
  • Swelling.
  • Smoldering sensation.
  • Inflexibility in body parts.
  • Tumor.

Ayurveda therapies for prevention of Management of Gout
Ayurveda recommends therapies for prevention as well as for the management of this condition. Ayurvedic treatments for gout vary depending on the condition of the patient and the severity of the disease. Ayurvedic treatments for gout consist of detoxification therapies (Pancha karma), oral medicines and diet regulations. Snehanam-(Oleation), virechanam- (purgation), abhyanga-(massage), pradeha, pralepa-(medicated packs) and basthi-(enema) are the treatments suggested in the treatment of gout.
a. Abhyanga (Oil massage) - It increases the metabolism, which leads to better tissuerespiration and circulation, causing the body to flush out its waste products more efficiently. It helps in alleviating rheumatic disorders. It improves flexibility, softness and firmness of the skin and for long life. It is the most ancient method used to remove muscular fatigue and pain.

b. Pizhichil (Oil bath)- In pizhichil, lukewarm medicated herbal oil is poured all over the body. This treatment is very effective in rheumatic diseases like arthritis, Gout, nervous weakness and nervous disorders. This treatment is prescribed not only for rheumatic ailments (vatic disorders) but also for many other diseases like diabetes, blood pressure, fits, convulsions etc.

Home Remedies for Gout
A. Apples are good for gout
B. 3 ml of lemon juice mixed in 100 ml of water, thrice daily helps the kidney to detoxify
C. 30 ml French bean juice said to be effective in gout. It has to be taken for at least 30 days as one course
D. Cherries play a vital role in improving the anti oxidants in the system. Some naturopaths recommend 10 fresh cherries a day to keep the gout in control.
E. Carrot juice mixed with the juices of beet and cucumber acts as diuretic hence it is recommended for Gout
F. A charcoal bath is a good Home Remedy for Gout. Mix in old basin one half cup of charcoal powder with water until a paste is made. Place affected foot into the basin and add water until the foot is enclosed. Steep your foot in the charcoal bath for thirty to sixty minutes.
Commonly used drugs
Basically, all ayurvedic medicines are used. Some of them commonly used are as follows:
Guggul
  • Gokhshuradi (Sharngdhar Sanhita)
  • Kaishor (Sharngdhar Sanhita)
  • Panch Tikta Ghurta (Bhaisajya Ratnavali)
  • Mahayograj (Sharngdhar Sanhita)
  • Yograj (Bhaisajya Ratnavali)
  • Sinhnad (Bhaisajya Ratnavali)
Bhasma
  • Shrung (Ras Tarangini)
  • Shankha (Siddha Yog Sangraha)
  • Swarna Makshik (Rasendra Saar Sangraha)
  • Praval (Ayurved Saar Sangraha)
Arishtha / Asava
  • Dashmularishtha (Bhaisajya Ratnavali)
  • Chandanasava (Bhaisajya Ratnavali)
  • Maha Manjishthadyarishtha (Siddha Yog Snagraha)
Rasa Kalpa /Vati / Mandur
  • Samshamni (Siddha Yog Sangraha)
  • Gandhak Rasayan (Ayurved Prakash)
  • Punarnavadi Mandur (Ayurved Saar Sangraha)

Conclusion
Our eating and living habits, environmental factors etc produces toxins which usually accumulated in the body and ends up with conditions like Gout. Ayurveda’s five purification therapies (Pancha Karma) are primarily targeted to remove these toxins and rejuvenate the human system which in turn helps in prevention and management of Gout better than any other modern medical systems.

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Apr 23, 2010

Raw Juice Therapy

Where medicines and injections fail to cure a disease, a proper diet, vegetables and fruit juices show miraculous results.

Raw food, vegetable and fruit juices should be consumed for general health and well being.

Fruit juices are more effective than medicines on the kidney. Juice therapy is an efficacious cure for the ailments of the liver and the kidney. Cherry juice bestows marvellous benefits in the case of gout and arthritis.

A diet containing vegetable and fruit juices and raw food has been proved a successful experiment for preventing aging and for the rejuvenation of the body. There is no alternative to juice therapy for the rapid replacement of red corpuscles and cells in the human body.

The treatment given through vegetables and fruit juices is harmless, reliable and without any side effects.

Sugar and other substances contained in them are easily digestable and after their quick absorption in the blood, begin the work of the reconstruction.

A diet consisting of fruits and vegetables(not juices) has its shortcomings. Roughages, residues and other wooden elements are a burden to the digestive system. Even a healthy body with sound digestive system has the capacity of disintegrating only 35% of the ingredients from the vegetables and assimilate them. In illness, this capacity wear out. So it is possible that the body may not acquire essential substance from vegetables in sufficient quantitites. That is why the use of their juices is recommended. The body is able to absorb 95% of substances contained in juices. Moreover the healthy body and the strong teeth require a lot of time for chewing and eating fruits and vegetables which have to be consumed in large quantities to get sufficient quantity of necessary substances out of them. The result is that the body fails to acquire a necessary quantum of essential substances. To avoid all this, the use of live juices of vegetables and fruits is recommended.

Carrot juice, apple juice and lemon juice each is mixed with other juice, the result is a tasty juice. This method can be adopted when several unpalatable vegetable juices have to be consumed.

It is not advisable to take fruit and vegetable juices together at the same time. It is advisable to keep a gap of 3-4 hrs between the 2 types of juices. Fruit Juices should be taken in the first half of the day and vegetable juices should be taken in the afternoon or in the evening.

Juice diet supplies all the necessary substances such as vitamins, minerals and enzymes required by the body without labour and loss of time. Thus old, adults, young and children alike require juie diet.

Prevention of a disease is better than it's cure
Children and young persons cannot get nutritious substances necessary for their body because of their improper diet and bad food habits. Owing to their undesirable habits and likings for food, the blood corpuscles and the tissue cells are destroyed instead of being reconstructed. If we want to save them from further deterioration, they should be persuaded to form the habit of taking juice diet.

A comparison between fruit juices and vegetables
Fruits cannot supply all the elements necessary for a human body. Of course, fruits are comparatively very tasty and delicious and to extract juice from them is easy.

We should make the balanced use of both the fruits and vegetables for health and cure of disease. Both fruits and vegetables should be considered equally beneficial to mankind. Yet it may be added that a physically fit abd healthy person may rely solely on fruits but the sick, the old and children should invariably take vegetable-juices with fruit juices.

Fruit juices do the work of purifying blood. Fruits or fruit juices increase the quantity of urine through which all toxic elements of the body are thrown out. On the other hand, raw vegetables and their juices do the work of reconstruction in the body. Vegetable-juices produces new cells in place of those that have been destroyed owing to a disease.

As most of dieticians are opposed to mixing fruit juices with vegetable juices, it is desirable to take them separately at different times of the day. As fruit juices are diuretic, they should not be taken in the evening or at night. The best time for taking fruit juices is the first half of the day, but vegetable juices can be taken at any time of the day.

In short, the regular consumption of fruits, vegetables and their juices improve general health.
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