Low Blood Pressure Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Pathogenesis

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Low blood pressure is less than 90/60, its medical term is ‘Hypotension’. In healthy people, low blood pressure without any symptoms does not need to be treated. But low blood pressure can be a sign of an underlying problem especially in the elderly where it … Read more

Chronic Renal Failure Causes, Symptoms, Treatment In Ayurveda

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Chronic renal failure, or chronic kidney disease (CKD), is a slow and progressive decline of kidney function. It’s usually a result of a complication from another serious medical condition. Acute renal failure happens quickly and suddenly, chronic renal failure happens gradually – over a period of … Read more

Ankylosing Spondilitis In Ayurveda – Pathogenesis, Treatment

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. BAMS, MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a rare type of arthritis that causes pain and stiffness in your spine. It mainly affects the spine and sacro-iliac joints or lower back. This lifelong condition, also known as Bechterew disease, usually starts in lower back. It can spread up to neck … Read more

Recurrent Anaphylaxis Episode: Ayurvedic Understanding and Treatment

Dr JV Hebbar BAMS, MD (Ayu), PGDPSM Anaphylaxis is a serious allergy mimicking reaction of the body to an external stimulus. It can be life threatening. Ayurveda helps to analyze and treat this unique phenomenon. Introduction Anaphylaxis is an hypersensitive reaction of the body towards an insect bite, nuts, certain types of foods and medicines. … Read more

Ayurvedic View on Sprouts and Germinated Foods

Dr JV Hebbar Sprouting is the process in which seeds and legumes are soaked in water for many hours. This leads to germination and breaking open of the outer skin of seeds causing a young shoot to grow. Though sprouting is famous as a way to improve nutrition, Ayurveda offers some precautionary insights. Ayurveda has references for usage … Read more

Comparative Study Between Avascular Necrosis And Vatarakta

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Avascular Necrosis abbreviated as AVN is a condition in which there is damage and death of bone tissue due to lack of blood supply. This causes collapse of the bone. It is a painful condition. From an Ayurveda viewpoint we can try to compare many … Read more

Avascular Necrosis In Ayurveda – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Avascular means lack of blood supply. Necrosis is death of cells in a tissue or organ, due to disease, injury or lack of blood supply. Avascular necrosis means ‘death of bone tissue’. It happens due to lack of blood supply. Avascular Necrosis is also abbreviated … Read more

Rudraksha – Qualities, Uses, Remedies, Types, Research

By Dr Renita D’SouzaRudraksha is a traditional Ayurvedic medicinal plant. Beads of rudraksha are well known for its amazing power to relieve stress, lack of concentration, pain, anxiety, depression, epilepsy, diabetes, hypertension etc. Research studies have proved electromagnetic properties of rudraksha beads activate the body’s energy wheel and helps to heal chronic diseases like high … Read more

Bhramshathu – Meaning, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Bhramshathu is a similar condition to that of Kshavathu. Both these are nasal disorders. Bhramshathu is explained as a separate entity due to the disease having its own pathogenesis and set of symptoms. Both these conditions have been said to be treated on similar lines. … Read more

Vasomotor Rhinitis – Kshavathu – Meaning, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Kshavathu means sneezing. Kshavathu is thus a nasal disorder in which the patient suffers from too much sneezing. Master Vagbhata has used the term ‘Bhrsham Kshavah’ in place of Kshavathu. Bhrsham = repeated, Kshavah = sneezing.Read – Why You Should Not Suppress Sneezing: Effect, Treatment Causes … Read more

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