Autism from the point of view of Ayurveda
Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) refers to a wide range of diseases is considered as neuro developmental disorder which affects physical, mental and social development of a child and it is lifelong. Disorders can be minor or a disability that requires full-time care. Indicators of autism usually appear by age 2 or 3. Currently, the generally accepted range of disorders of the autism spectrum includes: Asperger's syndrome Autistic Disorders Childhood disintegrative disorder Pervasive developmental disorder (PDD or atypical autism)
How Ayurvedic doctors treat Autism
Ayurveda believes that sareera (physical body), satva (mind), and atma (spirit) is one body! Ayurveda gives new hope in management of ASD. Combination of panchakarma therapies, yoga, diets and other Ayurvedic treatments quality of life of autistic children could be improved to a great extent. Ayurveda goal is to balance vata dosa which has an impact on the nervous system and mind. Balancing brain cells and their chemical composition improves the sensory and motor functions. It also improves focus, judgment, speech and an understanding between good and bad behavior. There are certain therapies recommended during this procedure like shirodhara, nasya, shiroabhyanga, shirobasti, etc.
Also here are certain herbal medicines that enhances nerve cells. The medication will be prescribe during this program after online consultation with Ayurvedic doctor .
Tips for effective Ayurvedic treatment of Autism:
- MEDICAL INTERVENTION (YUKTHI VYAPASHRAYA) – includes both internal and external Ayurvedic therapies – as nasya, abhyanga, shirodhara and others,
- SPIRITUAL METHODS (DAIVAVYAPASHRAYA CHIKITHSA) – Ayurveda believes that spiritual well-being is an essential part of life
- Healing Mind (SATVA AVAJAYA CHIKITHSA) – Yoga and pranayama methods are used in the treatment.