Entries by Vedam Arogya

Obesity

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health. People are generally considered obese when their body mass index (BMI), a measurement obtained by dividing a person’s weight by the square of the person’s height, is over 30 kg/m2, with the range 25–30 kg/m2 defined as overweight. Obesity means having too much body fat. […]

Skin Disorders

Skin disorders vary greatly in symptoms and severity. They can be temporary or permanent and may be painless or painful. Some have situational causes, while others may be genetic. Some skin conditions are minor, and others can be life-threatening. Common skin conditions include moles, acne, hives, chicken pox, eczema, rosacea, dermatitis, psoriasis, vitiligo, warts etc. Skin […]

Psychological Disorders

Psychological disorders/Mental illnesses are diseases or conditions that affect how you think, feel, act, or relate to other people or to your surroundings. Various types of mental illness and mental health problems such as social anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, drug addiction, and personality disorders.  They are very common. Many people have had one or know […]

Degenerative Disorders

Degenerative disorders is the result of a continuous process based on degenerative cell changes, affecting tissues or organs, which will increasingly deteriorate over time, whether due to normal bodily wear or lifestyle choices such as exercise or eating habits, mainly includes degenerative nerve and degenerative disc diseases like Parkinsons disease, paralysis, arthritis, back pain, neck pain, spinal disc bulge etc, which […]

Neurological Disorders

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. There are nearly […]

Raktamokshana

It is one of the Panchakarma Ayurvedic treatments or the 5 basic techniques of detoxification. It is made of two words – Rakta means blood and Mokshana means to leave, and combining both of these words makes the word Raktamokshana which means ‘to let out blood’. It is an effective blood purification therapy, in which […]

Jalukavacharanam

Jaluka refers to leech. Leech therapy (Jalukavacharanam)ayurvedic medicine Jaluka refers to leech. Jalukavacharanam in ayurveda is a bloodletting treatment procedure carried out with the help of jaluka. The treatment is mostly done for rakthamosha or blood purification. Blood purification is the prime solution for most of dermatological and blood vessel related diseases. Jalukavacharanam is widely […]

Anuvasana Basti

Basti in general means enema therapy.Basti is described for diseases with imbalanced Doshas having predominance of Vata or for diseases with Vata imbalance alone. Anuvasana Basti also known as snehabasti  ghee, oil, fat etc are administered. Herbal oils such as Narayana Taila, Herbal ghritas are more commonly used for this purpose.

Virechana

Virechana therapy is a type of Panchakarma treatment. Here, person is made to undergo controlled purgation for a specific amount of time. It is designed to flush out body toxins. Liver detox, colon detox etc. procedures that are quite famous now-a-days are derivatives of Virechana therapy. The treatment is targeted to expel increased Pitta Dosha […]

Vamana

Vamana karma is a medicated therapy which cleanses the Kapha toxins collected in the body and deconge-Vedasts the respiratory tract. This is essentially the best Ayurvedic treatment of Panchakarma that works as preventive as well as curative therapy while releasing the built up toxins produced due to Kapha dosha imbalance. The Vamana karma is generally […]