Cervical Spondylitis

Cervical Spondylitis

  • December 5, 2020

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Cervical Spondylitis

What is Cervical Spondylosis? How Ayurvedic treatment is beneficial for this problem?
What is Cervical Spondylosis?
Cervical Spondylosis is the type of Arthritis that grows in the spine by making an issue in cervical vertebrae, and then pain occurs in the back of the neck. The problem even results in numbness in the upper limbs and sensory loss. As per Ayurveda, it is referred to as Grivasandhigatvata. During Ayurvedic treatment for cervical spondylosis, the root cause is found by balancing the doshas, and Asthidathu is strengthened.

Who is at increased risk of cervical spondylosis?

  • People living a sedentary lifestyle.
  • IT professionals using computers all day long and not getting enough rest.
  • Aged persons
  • People diagnosed with digestive issues
  • People having neck injuries.
  • People having poor posture due to improper sitting or sleeping.
  • People with hormonal issues like PCOS, autoimmune diseases, and hyper-thyroids.

What are the causes?

Cervical spondylolisthesis is a disease which affects the intervertebral disc. Cervical spines have seven vertebrae and IV discs help in providing the providing which is a gel-like material. During this condition, the vertebrae and IV disc are impacted differently. Some of the major causes are:

  • Intervertebral disc prolapse
  • Dehydrated discs
  • Bone spurs

What are the symptoms?

  • Excess pain in the cervical region increases due to strain and movement.
  • Neck stiffness
  • Pain reaching the lower back
  • Sudden head movement results in a feeling of giddiness
  • Upper limbs have a weakness, tingling, or numbness.
  • Referred pain can reach the back of the scalp, upper arms, and excess movement.

Ayurvedic approach for Cervical Spondylosis

As per Ayurveda, the degenerative conditions come under the Vata disease. Different diseases have the same symptoms as this one for instance:

  • Viswachi
  • Manyasthambha
  • Greevagraha

Etiology

According to Ayurveda, Manyasthambha is categorized into among 80 diseases caused by Vata. During old age, this dosha will be predominant, and this is the reason body tissues have degenerated. Moreover, the vertebrae get dry along with excessive pain and disc degeneration. On the other hand, Kapha results in disabilities and stiffness.

Chikithsa

Ayurvedic treatment strongly focuses on managing the pain and aches. The goal of the treatment is to rehydrate the bones and increase bone strength. Along with some types of oils, medications are used with panchakarma to give you the benefit you need. Focusing on your diet and improving your lifestyle will improve your well-being to a great extent.

Medicines

Different medicines are there to manage the Vata problems. The focus will be given on reducing the pain and inflammation. Your Ayurvedic doctor will understand the root cause of the problem and accordingly suggest to you what suits your condition.

What are the additional formulations for cervical spondylosis?

  • Rasnasaptakam Kashayam
  • Ashwagandha churna
  • Balarishtam
  • Ashtavargam Kashayam
  • Prasarinyadi kashayam
  • Dashamoola Rasnadi kashayam
  • Dhanwanthararishtam
  • Prasarinyadi thailam

Takeaway

Ayurvedic treatment offers complete care to cervical spondylosis patients. The combinational treatment approach provides multidimensional benefits to individuals. For better understanding, book your consultation today only.
*Always make sure whatever you are consuming is under the doctor’s guidance. 

Anxiety & Depression

  • December 3, 2020

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Anxiety & Depression

What is an Anxiety disorder?
Anxiety disorder is also known as Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) which is a psychological issue. During this condition, the patient feels several emotions like:

  • Feeling of self-consciousness
  • Thinking about unrealistic situations
  • Deals with social anxiety
  • Panics in excess


Anxiety problems can last for around 6 months or more & it even makes it difficult to live a normal life, affects the relationship, and job performance is impacted. Anxiety problems can make the patient worry about his health, career, and money. Given below are the common symptoms of anxiety problem:

  • Abdominal upsets
  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • Muscular aches
  • Feeling Restless
  • Irritability
  • Dizziness
  • Poor Concentration

At Sanjivini Ayurvedashala, the treatment begins by checking the root-cause of the problem and then planning the treatment course accordingly.

What is the treatment for anxiety disorder?

Our doctor follows a comprehensive treatment approach by keeping in view the emotional, physical, and spiritual issues. These affect the prana Vata which are aggravated with depression, anxiety, and tension. It can even affect the nervous system and leads to mental imbalance.
With our treatment approach, the prana Vata is curbed and sattva guna is increased which helps your mind to be at peace and you have better self-control

What is Depression?

Depression occurrences have increased with time. It is stated as a psychological or emotional issue that comes with extreme feelings of anger, problem concentrating, sense of loss, melancholy (sadness), not able to make decisions, and the mind focuses on negative thoughts. Depression is broadly divided into 2 categories which include the following:

    • Minor Depression

During the initial stage, minor depression does not have severe symptoms and timely treatment can manage it. The minor depression is premenstrual or postpartum. Treatment is given by addressing the cause which prevents the condition from getting severe. In most cases, the treatment includes mind-nourishing herbs. The ayurvedic herbs will rejuvenate your body and you can live a happy & healthy life.

    • Major Depression

Major depression is one when symptoms are present every day for around 14 days. It is an advanced stage, where treatment focuses on balancing the mental doshas and mental toxins are cleansed by reducing tamas by & rajas. Ayurvedic herbs are given for the purification of manovaha srota & Parna. For your mental health, the Ayurvedic experts will include the method of Sattva Raja and Daivavyapashrayaare. It is important to change your lifestyle and eat a balanced diet.

How Ayurvedic treatment is given for depression?

Ayurveda explains depression as the lowered state of Sattva in the mind. The problem can happen due to a psychological reaction to sudden change due to financial loss, family or work issues, chemical reaction due to medication, or loss of a loved one. In some cases, excessive alcohol consumption can even lead to issues and make your mind think negative stuff.
Ayurvedic experts follow the approach of changing the negative thoughts to positive thoughts (Tamasic state to Sattvic state). The treatment includes counseling, meditation, Rasayana, herbal medications, and Panchkarma.