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Depression


With the fast phase modern life, most people are suffering some form of stress, strain or tension at the mental level. This mental instability or disturbance may be expressed by depression, anxiety, insecurity or a common feeling of dissatisfaction. If not handled properly, this mental status of an individual can lead to serious health conditions affecting the quality of life. Ayur Bethaniya Ayurveda Hospital offers effective treatment methods to deal with depression and to reduce the stress level of mind and body.

Causes of Depression

Numerous factors can lead to depression including genetic, environmental, cognitive and personality factors causing mood disorders. Imbalance of neurotransmitters in the brain is considered as the main cause of this condition. According to Ayurveda, imbalance in psychic and physical energy (vata, pitta, kapha) contributes to various mental disorders. This applies to lack in mental discipline, constant negative thoughts, emotions and activities which in turn leads to depression.

Symptoms of Depression

  • Fatigue and muscle weakness
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Irritability
  • Difficulty to concentrate
  • Low self-esteem
  • Social isolation
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Low immunity

Ayurveda Treatment for Depression

In Ayurveda, reduced physic energy and aggravated doshas can contribute to lack of energy, irritability, anxiety and lack of self-esteem. At Ayur Bethaniya Ayurveda Hospital we provide Ayurvedic therapies, herbal medications, natural remedy for stress and advise on lifestyle adjustments to clear and strengthen the mind and to bring positivity to lives at all levels. An imbalance in three doshas interferes in the normal functioning of the nervous system leading to depression. The treatment plan begins with proper counselling, rejuvenation programs and diet and lifestyle modification along with Yoga to manage depression.

According to the theory in Ayurveda, aggravation of Prana Vayu triggers mental imbalance. Hence pacifying the aggravated dosha is the most effective line of treatments to regain normal functions. We offer safe and proven therapies to manage depression. The treatment procedures include Abhyanga (herbal oil massage), Njavara Kizhi, Shirodhara and Nasyam to relieve depression, enhance mental stability, eliminate depressive and negative thoughts, channelize the mind towards positivity and calms and soothe the mind. The treatment procedures along with herbal decoctions provide proper nourishment of the brain, helps improve the pre-existing conditions and cross the blood-brain barriers and provide nourishment to the brain.

Along with the treatment, diet and lifestyle modifications have to be adapted to maintain a good lifestyle, food habits and discipline. Diet modification include avoiding spicy, greasy, hot foods and incorporating high nutritive value fibre-rich foods, salads, fruits, and lentils. Diet adjustment help to balance the doshas and detoxify the body and mind. Regular physical activity including Yoga helps flush out the toxins from the mind and body and enhance mental and spiritual strength. Pranayama and yoga help to concentrate the mind on positive thoughts and also prevents the recurrence of depression.

Ayur Bethaniya Ayurveda Hospital offers effective treatment approaches that are customized as per individual patient condition to treat and recover from any severe depression condition. To know more about Ayurvedic management for depression and treatment cost, book an appointment now.

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