Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis from the point of view of Ayurveda

Osteoarthritis is the most common chronic joint problem. Osteoarthritis is a condition that usually develops gradually, over several years, due to wear and tear of joints and affects a number of different joints. According to Ayurveda Osteoarthritis is Vata dosha disorder. Vata dosha is mainly situated in bones &joints , excessive dominance causes, pain changes or deformation. Unhealthy food ( Ahara) habitsis the most common contributing factor for the producing of a disease . Ayurveda offers effective and safe treatment for prevention and cure of osteoarthritis. Using different treatments plans - Internal Ayurvedic medicines like Sahacharadi kashayam (helps for managing painful conditions) Ashtavargam kashayam, also Yogaraja guggulu( It reduces inflammation and prevent degeneration) . A joint is where two bones come together. The ends of these bones are covered with protective tissue called cartilage. Osteoarthritis means, this cartilage breaks down, causing the bones within the joint to rub together. This can cause pain, stiffness, and other symptoms. Risk factors for Osteoarthritis causes include joint damage or trauma include past injury, such as - torn cartilage, dislocated joints, ligament injuries , also include joint malformation, obesity, and abnormal posture, abnormal walking styles and unequal length of leg age, obesity. Certain risk factors, such as family history and gender, increase your risk of osteoarthritis. Diseases like Hyperparathyroidism, Diabetes mellitus, etc. also may lead to osteoarthritis.

How Ayurvedic doctors treat Osteoarthritis

External Ayurvedic therapies like like Virechana( it cleanses the body), Vasthi(enema) – this is considered as the best treatment for vata diseases. Abhyanga and Swedana therapy methods is very effective in treatment process –   massage stimulates blood circulation and assists the lymphatic system, improving the elimination of waste and help in better absorption of medicaments and  increase range of movements . 

Ayurveda offers safe and effective treatment reducing problem and improving lifestyle quality.Ayurvedic  health is achieved by balancing not only the body, but mind and spirit as well. Yoga and panchakarma methods is the best combination which provide complete care for prevention and cure of osteoarthritis.

The treatment plan,external  Ayurvedic therapies and internally needed Ayurvedic medicines recommendation you will receive from Ayurvedic doctor, during the consultation after determining the exact course of the disease.

Devastating thoughts and emotions

Arthritis affects people who freeze, stop, become adamant in their perception. This, too, manifests itself as a physical barrier to preventing whales from expressing anger, rage, hatred.

3D render of a male figure holding neck in pain

More tips for prevention and Ayurvedic treatment of Osteoarthritis:

  •  avoid excess spicy foods 

  • ghee, Milk

  • fruits like grapes, mango etc are good to reduce vata

  •  avoid citrus fruits.

  • Yoga is the most effective treatment 

  • applying hot water bag on affected area – helps tp reduce pain 

  • steam bath or sauna will be helpful to reduce pain

  • paste from  tamarind leaves, moringa leaves and salt is helpful to reduce inflammation

  • massage therapy is very effective – including daily self-massage 

  • Green tea has a  many benefits 

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