Neurological Disorder

Paralysis, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Diabetic Neuropathy, Alzheimer’s disease, Post-stroke Rehabilitation

Ayurveda for Neurological Disorders: A Comprehensive Approach

Neurological disorders, much like musculoskeletal disorders, affect a substantial portion of the population and often require comprehensive and sustainable treatment approaches. Conventional medicine often relies on pharmaceuticals to manage symptoms, but these treatments may not always address the underlying causes and can carry side effects. At Dr. P. Alikuttys Ayurveda & Modern Hospital Kottakkal, we believe in a holistic approach to addressing neurological disorders, drawing from the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda to provide comprehensive care.

Major Neurological Disorders we Specialize in

  • Neurodegenerative Disorders: Conditions involving progressive damage to the nervous system, like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. They cause worsening neurological symptoms and brain atrophy over time.

  • Post-Traumatic Paralysis: Loss of muscle function and sensation due to damage to the spinal cord from traumatic injury. Effects depend on the level of injury and extent of impairment. Rehab aims to maximize function.

  • Diabetic Neuropathy: Nerve damage that can occur with long-term uncontrolled diabetes. Causes numbness, pain, weakness in feet and hands. If not properly managed, it can lead to foot injuries.

  • Muscular Dystrophy: Genetic diseases causing progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass. Specific types affect different age groups and have varied severity. No cure exists.

  • Multiple Sclerosis: Autoimmune disease damaging the central nervous system and disrupting nerve signaling. Causes episodes of neurological symptoms like numbness, vision loss, and weakness.

  • Parkinson's Disease: Neurodegenerative disorder affecting movement. Characterized by tremor, rigidity, slowness, balance problems. Symptoms worsen over time. No cure, but treatment can improve quality of life.

  • Alzheimer's Disease: Most common neurodegenerative disorder. Involves buildup of abnormal protein deposits in the brain, leading to progressive death of neurons. Early symptoms are memory loss and confusion.

  • Post-Stroke Rehabilitation: Focuses on regaining skills and independence through physical, occupational, and speech therapy after a stroke. Goals include improving mobility, self-care, communication, cognition, and adjusting to new limitations.

Causes from an Ayurvedic Viewpoint

In Ayurveda, neurological issues arise mainly from aggravation of Vata dosha, which governs all nerve impulses and brain functions. Imbalanced Vata can manifest as tremors, spasms, poor coordination, and impaired cognition.

  • Genetics: Many neurological disorders have a genetic component, meaning that they can be inherited from parents or grandparents. 

  • Brain injury: Traumatic brain injuries, such as those caused by car accidents, falls, or sports injuries, can lead to neurological disorders like concussion, coma, and memory loss.

  • Neurodegenerative diseases: Conditions like Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease are characterized by progressive degeneration of brain cells, leading to cognitive decline, motor problems, and eventually death.

  • Stroke: A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted, depriving brain cells of oxygen and nutrients. This can cause lasting damage to brain tissue and result in neurological deficits like weakness, paralysis, or difficulty speaking.

  • Autoimmune disorders: When the immune system mistakenly attacks its own neurons, it can lead to various neurological symptoms.

  • Environmental toxins: Exposure to certain chemicals, heavy metals, or pesticides has been linked to an increased risk of developing neurological disorders.

  • Nutritional deficiencies: Deficiencies in vitamins like B12, folate, or E can cause neurological problems, particularly if left untreated for extended periods.

Our Ayurvedic Treatment Approach

  • Calming Vata through diet, lifestyle measures

  • Herbal formulas to nourish nerves, brain, and mind

  • Panchakarma therapies

  • Nasya Therapy: In the context of nervous disorders, Nasya therapy can help by delivering specific herbs directly to the brain, soothing Vata imbalances, and promoting mental calmness.

  • Yoga, meditation to balance Vata and relieve anxiety

Prevention is Key

Ayurveda emphasizes nurturing a calm, regular lifestyle and avoiding Vata-aggravating factors. Key prevention strategies include:

  • Warm and nourishing freshly prepared foods.

  • Healthy Fats: Incorporate healthy fats from sources like nuts, seeds, and avocados.

  • Avoid Stimulants: Eliminate or reduce caffeine and other stimulants as they can contribute to anxiety.

  • Getting enough sleep.

  • Managing stress through yoga and meditation.

  • Abhyanga (self-massage) with medicated oils.

Ayurveda offers a holistic view of neurological health by addressing both body and mind. Its wisdom can help manage disorders and cultivate lasting wellbeing.

To learn more or make an appointment with our qualified team of doctors(hyperlink to doctors page), please call or email our center. Our team combines expertise in both conventional medicine and Ayurvedic principles for integrative care.

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Treats the root cause of the disease rather than the symptoms by using only herbal and organic ingredients that are safe and effective. It does not have any harmful side effects or adverse reactions that are common with synthetic drugs and chemicals. Ayurveda is preventive and educates the individual on the proper diet and lifestyle habits that can prevent diseases and elevate your health.

- Outpatient and inpatient services, where patients can consult with qualified and experienced ayurvedic doctors and receive personalized treatment - Panchakarma therapy, which is a five-fold purification process to cleanse the body of toxins and restore health. - Ayurvedic pharmacy and dispensary, where patients can get access to high-quality and authentic ayurvedic medicines, herbs, and oils that are prepared according to the classical texts and formulas of ayurveda. - Diet preparation and counseling, where patients are provided with nutritious and delicious vegetarian meals that are suitable for their health condition. - Emergency services, where patients can get immediate and adequate care in case of any medical emergency or complication. The ayurvedic hospital is equipped with modern facilities and trained staff.

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