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
- Muscular aches
- Feeling Restless
- 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.