Mental Health

Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorders

How Ayurveda Can Help You Manage Your Mental Health

Mental health issues like depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder are complex conditions that affect millions of people. Conventional psychiatry relies on psychotherapy and medications to manage these disorders. Integrative approach coupled with our commitment for a positive outcome combats Psychiatric disorders effectively.

Major Psychiatric Disorders We Address in Ayurveda

  • Depression: is a mood disorder characterized by persistent sadness, lost interest in activities, and low energy. It may result from a chemical imbalance or psychological factors.

  • Stress: refers to the body's response to demanding situations. Acute stress can be motivating but chronic stress can increase risks for health problems.Anxiety:

  • Anxiety: disorders involve excessive worrying, fear, nervousness, and avoidance. Generalized anxiety, phobias, panic attacks, OCD, and PTSD are examples. 

  • Insomnia: makes it hard to fall or stay asleep. It may be caused by mental health issues, stress, medications, or poor sleep habits. 

  • Bipolar disorder: causes extreme mood swings between depressive and manic states. These episodes impair functioning and often require medication and psychotherapy to regulate mood and prevent relapse.

  • Schizophrenia: Schizophrenia is a severe mental illness marked by delusions, hallucinations, disordered thinking, and unusual behaviors.

Causes from an Ayurvedic Viewpoint

In Ayurveda, psychiatric disorders are often attributed to imbalances in the three doshas: Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Factors contributing to these imbalances include:

  • Diet and Lifestyle: Poor dietary choices, irregular eating habits, and a sedentary lifestyle can disrupt the body's equilibrium.

  • Stress and Emotional Factors: Chronic stress, unresolved emotional issues, and traumatic experiences can aggravate mental imbalances.

  • Environmental Factors: Exposure to toxins, pollution, and unhealthy living conditions can contribute to mental distress.

  • Genetic Predisposition: Ayurveda recognizes genetic factors as potential contributors to psychiatric disorders.

  • Social Disconnection: A lack of social connection can lead to feelings of emptiness and despair.

Our Ayurvedic Treatment Approach

At Dr. P. Alikuttys Ayurveda & Modern Hospital Kottakkal, our approach to treating psychiatric disorders is holistic and personalized. We employ a combination of therapies, including:

  • Ayurvedic Medications: Herbal formulations are prescribed to balance doshas and alleviate symptoms.

  • Panchakarma Therapy: Detoxification treatments help eliminate toxins and restore mental clarity.

  • Meditation and Yoga: Mindfulness practices, meditation, and yoga promote mental peace and emotional balance.

  • Diet and Lifestyle Guidance: We provide dietary recommendations and lifestyle adjustments to maintain mental harmony.

  • Counseling and Psychotherapy: Our team of Ayurvedic experts includes counselors who offer emotional support and guidance.

Prevention and Well-being

Ayurveda emphasizes the importance of prevention and overall well-being. Key preventive measures include:

  • Balanced Diet: Consuming nourishing foods that support mental health.

  • Regular Exercise: Engaging in physical activities to reduce stress and promote mental clarity.

  • Mindfulness Practices: Incorporating meditation and relaxation techniques into daily life.

  • Healthy Lifestyle: Adopting a lifestyle that aligns with one's unique constitution and needs.

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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