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What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s Disease is a neurological disorder that affects the movements and fine motor activities of the body. It occurs due to decreased production of dopamine, a neurotransmitter that helps in the regulation of mood, movements, and other functions of the body.


What are the causes of Parkinson’s Disease?

The exact cause of Parkinson’s Disease is still unknown. However, several risk factors can contribute to its development, including:

Age (above 60 years)
Exposure to toxins, pesticides, and chemicals
Chronic inflammatory diseases of the brain
Chronic stress


What are the clinical features of Parkinson’s Disease?

The clinical features of Parkinson’s Disease include:

Tremor in extremities, especially while initiating movements
Bradykinesia (slowness or sluggishness of movements)
Rigidity in upper and lower limbs and trunk
Loss of balance and coordination
Difficulty in speaking, writing, and swallowing
Sleep disturbances and mood changes


How is Parkinson’s Disease referred to in Ayurveda?

In Ayurveda, Parkinson’s Disease is termed Kampa Vata. It is believed to be caused by the obstruction of Vata dosha by Kapha dosha.

 

How is Parkinson’s Disease treated in Ayurveda?

Ayurveda offers various treatments to manage Parkinson’s Disease, aiming to arrest the progress of the disease and help the patient regain strength and balance. Some of the treatments include:


Udwarthanam: A therapeutic deep tissue massage using herbal powders, which helps in reducing stiffness in the body and joints.
Dhanyamla Dhara: A treatment involving the pouring of warm fermented medicinal liquid over the body to alleviate stiffness and improve circulation.
Abhyanga: An oil massage that helps in rejuvenating muscles and nerves.
Kizhi: A treatment using poultices filled with medicinal herbs, heated and applied to the body to relieve pain and stiffness.
Pizhichil: A form of Kizhi involving the pouring of warm medicated oil over the body.
Njavarakizhi: A type of Kizhi using a special type of rice cooked in milk and herbal decoction.
Shiro Dhara: Pouring of warm herbal oil over the forehead to stimulate the brain and nervous system.
Thalapodichil: Application of herbal paste on the head to soothe the mind and nerves.
Nasyam: Administration of medicated oils through the nostrils to cleanse and invigorate the brain and nerves.

 

Where can one receive Ayurvedic treatment for Parkinson’s Disease?

Tatva Ayurved Hospital, Kozhikode offers classical Ayurvedic treatments for Parkinson’s Disease, focusing on holistic healing to manage the symptoms and improve the quality of life for patients.

 

 

For personalized Parkinsons and Movement Disorder treatment plans and consultations, it is recommended to visit Tatva Ayurved Hospital,Calicut, Kerala, India  and consult with our senior Ayurvedic Doctors who can tailor treatments based on individual needs and health conditions.

 

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