• Constipation (Malaavshtambha)

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    Constipation is defined as infrequent passage of hard stools, there may also be complaints of straining, sensation of incomplete evacuation and perianal or abdominal discomfort. Causes of constipation: Vishamaashan – Irregular habit of having meals. Adhyaashan – Over eating. Langhan – Fasting. Excessive intake of fermented food, dry food (food with no roughage), food which is heavy to digest. Lack of fluid intake. Excessive day sleep. No sleep at night. Suppression of natural urges. Stress. Agnimandya (weakening of digestive fire). Symptoms : Passage of hard stools. Heaviness in lower abdomen. Incomplete evacuation of stools & straining. Abdominal distention. Frequent painful passage of stools. Indigestion, nausea, bad breathe. Heart burn, pain in abdomen. Headache. Lack of sleep. Excessive passage of flatus with bad odour. Irritation, aversion towards food. It can also result in dysmennorhoea in females. Chronic condition of constipation and straining can cause insomnia, headache, piles, fissures, and even rectal prolapse. Treatment: Never use strong purgative medicines. Fluid intake like soups, warm water, fruit juices should be increased.  warm milk with spoonful of ghee should
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  • Ashtang Ayurveda

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    Ayurveda-The science of life, is described as Ashtang Ayurveda. It is divided into eight branches……         “kayabalagrahaurdhwangashalyadaunshtrajaravrushan”(ref-ashtang hriday) Kaya Chikitsa – ‘Kaya’ means body & ‘Chikitsa’ means treatment. Treating  the body by taking medicines internally is kaya
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  • Mulbhoot Siddhanta (Basic Principles)

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    As previously stated, ayurvedic science is based on its mulbhoot siddhantas. Here v’ll deal with two important siddhant “Dosha-Dhatu-Mala” siddhant & “Panchamahabhoot  siddhant” I. Dosha-Dhatu-Mala Siddhanta “Doshadhatumalamulam hi shariram” (ref:ashtang hriday). This siddhant explains that human life is a constitution
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  • What is Ayurveda?

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    Ayurveda is an eternal, immortal ancient indian medical science. It has its origin from the Vedas, which are believed to have their existence right from the beginning of this universe. It is a branch of “Atharvaveda“. The word Ayurveda is composed of
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