Following diseases can be treated and managed at chaithanya retreat
Osteo arthritis of knee is a degenerative condition of the knee joint affecting either a single joint or both. Mostly seen in aged, especially in women after menopause. Overweight, injuries of knee joint and certain diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatic fever, gout will cause early degeneration leading to Osteo arthritis. Ayurveda has very good treatment in the prevention & cure of osteo arthritis affecting knee.
Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto immune disease affecting almost all joints and causing severe mobility impairments. It is a severe illness and leading to many complications. In Ayurveda the treatment for RA is available and even full recovery can be expected if properly attended in early days.
Gout is a type of arthritis characterised by pain and swelling of almost all joints especially the big toe. Uric acid level in blood will be elevated. Mostly seen in women. Proper Ayurvedic treatment with special dietary regimen can manage the condition very well.
SLE is a systemic auto immune disease of connective tissue affecting joints, internal organs and even the nervous system. Women are more prone to the illness. In modern medicine it is managed with the help of immune suppressant medicines, but in Ayurveda Panchakarma is the best treatment for SLE.
Lumbar spondylosis is the degenerative arthritis or osteo arthritis of the Spine (vertebral column) in the lumbar region. Mainly characterised by pain and restricted movement of the affected area. Ayurveda treatments are the best to reduce pain, restore the movements and to prevent further degeneration of Lumbar spondylosis.
Cervical spondylosis is the degeneration of the vertebral bodies of the spine in cervical spine. It causes neck pain and stiffness of the neck and shoulder area. Severe degeneration will cause neurological symptoms including giddiness, numbness & pain radiating to arms. Ayurveda offers good treatment for cervical spondylosis by Panchakarma.
Ankylosing spondylitis is the degenerative condition of the spine causing fusion of the vertebral bodies. The X-ray of spine shows a bamboo like formation of the spine. Ayurveda treatments can prevent the condition from spreading to more areas of the spine.
Lumbar disc prolapse is the slipping out of the disc material situated between the lumbar vertebral bodies of the spine causing severe pain and restricted spine movements. This is caused by increased pressure on the disc due to trauma, overweight or with degeneration. In severe cases the disc material may totally come out of the inter vertebral disc space and compress the nerve roots causing pain and neurological symptoms. Ayurveda treatments offers best cure for the prolapsed lumbar disc.
Spinal injury is the injury happens on spinal cord causing temporary or permanent damage to its functions. This may lead to temporary or permanent disability according to the level of injury.
Sciatica is a neurological condition including pain and numbness of the lower limb originating from the lumbar region radiating through the course of the sciatic nerve to the toe. This is caused by the irritation caused on the sciatic nerve due to the compression at the lumbar nerve root or by the piriformis muscle.
Spinal canal stenosis is the narrowing of spinal canal causing compression of the spinal cord at different levels of spine leading to neurological symptoms including pain, numbness and loss of movements according to the level of stenosis. Ayurveda offers best non surgical treatment for the condition.
Calcaneal spur is a degenerative osteophytic change that occurs on the calcaneus or heel bone, when exposed to excess stress and strain. It is characterised by painful heels. Panchakarma is the best treatment for calcaneal spur.
Plantar fasciitis is pain on the foot especially while walking after a period of rest. It is due to the inflammation of the plantar fascia of the foot. Pain is felt on the first few steps and is gradually relieved on warming up. Ayurveda offers good remedy for plantar fasciitis.
Injuries happening to the soft tissue are very common and long lasting. The damage to the ligaments & tendons include tear or rupture which may be partial or complete. These conditions are well corrected by Ayurveda treatments including Panchakarma & Bandhanas(bandages).
Tendonitis is the inflammation of the tendons and it may affect anywhere in the joints. Most common of tendonitis is the Tennis Elbow. Pain is the major symptom and is effectively treated with Ayurveda treatments including agnikarma, panchakarma and bandhanas.
Peri Arthritis of Shoulder/Adhesive Capsulitis/ Frozen shoulder is an inflammatory pathology affecting the shoulder joint causing pain and movement restriction. Diabetes and other illness causing joint degeneration trigger the condition.
Poly myalgia is a clinical condition causing pain of the muscles, especially on back, neck, shoulders & upper arm. The aetiology is unknown. The pain is more in the early morning and is adversed by stress. Ayurveda Panchakarma treatments and De-stress therapies like sirodhara can give the best relief for poly myalgia.
Peripheral neuritis is due to the wrong neurological sensation. The major symptoms are burning of the skin, numbness, itching and pain. Diabetes and other neurological problems aggravate the symptoms. Ayurveda treatment offers greater cure for peripheral neuritis.
Recurrent dislocation of joint is a common orthopaedic condition affecting the shoulder joint. The reason for this is the defective shoulder joint or joint injuries leading to permanent damage to the joints & instability. Ayurveda treatments are the best remedy for the recurrent joint dislocations and offer maximum stability for the joints.
Eczema is an inflammation of the skin. The main symptoms are itching, redness, oozing and scaling. If not treated well, it will become very chronic and will cause severe pain and discolouration. Ayurveda treatments like snehapana, virechana, rektha moksh etc. can offer the best result in the management of Eczema.
Allergic reactions of the skin is often manifested by itching and redness. Acute symptoms include rhinitis, redness and itching of eyes and asthma. Proper Ayurveda treatments can cure Allergic skin diseases.
Psoriasis is an auto immune systemic illness with clinical symptoms of itching, scaling of skin, splitting of nails, dandruff etc. In its severe form, it affects joints causing psoriatic arthritis. Ayurveda Panchakarma offers very good cure for psoriasis
Urticaria is an allergic response of the body characterised by the cutaneous changes including erythematous patches, itching and redness. Aggrevates on exposure to cold, sunlight or even contact with water. Ayurveda medicines and treatments can effectively manage urticaria.
Gastritis is the inflammation of the stomach mucosa. The major symptom is the gastric pain. Also with signs of nausea, flatulence, heart burn and low appetite. Ayurveda has the best medicines and treatment for the management of gastritis
Hyper acidity is a condition in which more acid secretion happens in the stomach caused by the consumption of irritants. This may be irregular dietary habits, medications, alcohol or any other gastric irritants. The symptoms are pain, indigestion, loss of appetite, heart burn and vomiting. Ayurveda treatments can cure the hyper acidity.
IBS is charachterised by altered bowel habits including pain, daiarrhoea or constipation. The cause of the illness is multifactorial including psychosomatic reasons. Ayurveda medicines and dietary regimen can give best relief for IBS.
Reflux esophagitis is the inflammation of the esophagus. Common symtoms include heartburn, nausea and flatulence. Ayurveda medicines and treatments give 100 percent relief.
Migraine is a form of severe headache affecting mainly on one half of the head and lasting for about 48-72 hrs and associated with nausea, vomiting, photo irritability. The disease is a neuro vascular illness and seen more in women. Ayurveda treatments and medicines offer very good relief for migraine.
Sinusitis is inflammation of paranasal sinuses due to infection. The main symptoms are clogged nostrils, sneezing, headache, reduced sense of smell. Ayurveda Panchakarma including nasya and medications can give good relief in sinusitis treatment.
Trigeminal neuralgia is a neurological condition which is characterised by intense pain on the trigeminal nerve course. Usually felt over face usually on the front of face mainly on forehead, cheek, jaws and lips. The condition can effectively be managed by ayurveda treatments.
Hemi paresis is the weakness of one side of the body. Hemiplegia is the complete paralysis of one side of the body. Both are caused by stroke, tumours or trauma. Ayurveda helps well in the recovery of the illness
Stroke is brain cellular death caused either by poor blood flow to the area (ischemic) or due to bleeding into the site (haemorrhagic). The clinical symptoms depends on the area of damage from mild mobility limitations to complete sensory & motor loss of functions. Once the acute phase is managed, Ayurveda treatments can bring back the patient to normal life.
Multiple sclerosis is a demyelinating disease leading to different types of symptoms that include neurological, physical and even psychiatric symptoms. It is believed to be the most common auto immune disease affecting brain and central nervous system. The condition can be managed by Ayurveda.
Muscular dystrophy is a progressive weakness of skeletal muscles resulting in mobility restrictions and disabilities. The major symptoms are loss of balance, muscular wasting, atrophy, respiratory distress and so many. Ayurveda treatments will definitely reduce the progress of the illness and will strengthen the weak musculature.
Neuro Muscular Diseases are the diseases that causes functional impairment of muscles due to neurological issues. These include multiple sclerosis, cerebro vascular accidents, Parkinson’s diseases etc. Ayurveda Panchakarma can give much relief in these conditions.
Obesity is another major health concern in this era. It is excessive accumulation of body fat resulting severe health problems. Ayurveda offers good management protocol for obesity and associated complications.
Diabetes mellitus is a clinical condition where the glucose metabolism is impaired resulting in increased blood sugar level. The major symptoms are increased thirst, appetite and urination. The disease if not managed will affect all other systems of the body resulting in permanent damage of vital organs like kidney. Ayurveda is the best way to manage diabetes and its complications with minimum side effects.
Hyper lipidaemia is the increased level of lipids in blood. This increase in lipid level above the permissible limit will be a risk factor for coronary artery diseases and heart attack. Proper Ayurveda treatment and diet will help to stabilise the lipid levels in blood and thereby improve the heart function.
Auto immune diseases are caused due to the abnormal immune response of the body to certain things in the body, otherwise treated as friendly objects. Auto immune condition affects different body systems, and can effectively managed by Ayurveda.
Post traumatic brain injury syndrome (PTBIS) is a group of clinical symptoms that a patient may have to experience after a traumatic brain injury. This may last from weeks to years to life and need to manage accordingly. Ayurveda treatments offer very good result in its management.
Respiratory allergy is the conditions caused by allergic substances and is clinically manifested by respiratory symptoms including cough, sneezing , rhinitis, dyspnoea and asthma. Ayurveda controls and cures the respiratory allergies well.
Poly Cystic ovarian syndrome is a collection of symptoms including irregular menstrual periods, obesity, excess body hair, lethargy, increase in body fat and infertility. Ayurvedic medicines are effective in the management of PCOS
Infertility is the inability to reproduce in natural ways or inability of a female to carry pregnancy to full term. Both male and female infertility can be very effectively managed by Ayurveda.
Menopause is the permanent cessation of menstruation, usually happens between 45-55 years of age and is due to the decrease in the ovarian hormones. Even though a natural phenomenon, the situation is presented with vaginal dryness, hot flushes, mood swing and different psycho somatic changes. The phase can be managed by Ayurvedic medicines and treatments.
Endometriosis is an illness where the inner uterine tissue grows outside the uterus. The main clinical symptom is pain in the pelvic region especially during menstruation or during sex. The condition may lead to infertility. Ayurveda medicines can offer good cure for the disease.
Uterine fibroids are the tumours of the uterine smooth muscles. Sometimes asymptomatic, but in some cases presented with severe pain and bleeding. Ayurveda medicines and treatments if administered properly can manage the condition and even help to avoid surgery.
Cancer rehabilitation is a way to regain strength of patients undergone cancer treatments. Ayurveda Panchakarma and detoxification helps to regain the strength, develop immunity and improve physical functioning.
Life style disorders have become the most important health issue the human race is facing with. The change happened in the diet, environment, physical activity and more importantly stress have contributed to the incidence of these illnesses. Ayurveda Swastha vrittha gives importance in preventing these lifestyle diseases and hereditary conditions, by adhering to the strict daily and dietary regimen. Panchakarma therapies help in the periodic cleansing and thereby maintain the immune power.
Panchakarma is the most scientific and effective de toxification method of Ayurveda treatments that helps to eliminate the metabolic waste products accumulated in the body tissues due to the daily wear and tear. This is a five fold purification therapy viz. Vamana, Virechana, Vasthi Nasya and Raktha Moksha. These are done under medical supervision and is the basis of Ayurveda Curative therapy.