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Yoga for headache

  1. 1. YOGA FORHEAD ACHE
  2. 2. PRAYER M Ü K A M K A R Ô TI VA C ÁL A MP A N G U M L A N G H A YA T Ä G IR IM YA T K R IP Á T A M A H A M VA N D Ä
  3. 3.  Name of the disease & terminologies Etiology Physical examination, signs and symptoms Investigations Modern medical treatment Alternative therapies – Yoga management Diet Books and journals for reference
  4. 4. HEADACHEHeadache occurs in many medical disorders. Migraine headache Muscle contraction headache (tension headache) Cluster headache
  5. 5. MIGRAINE HEADACHE Migraine is a particular pattern of headache – nature, severity, frequency differs. Sites of migraine headaches Characteristics of migraine headaches
  6. 6.  Age 20-60 years, common in women Neurological symptoms Vomiting One-sided headache Throbbing pain Lasts for few hours to three days Photophobia (shimmering lights) and phonophobia Premonitory symptoms Migraine in children
  7. 7. TRIGGERED BY  HOT SUN  HUNGER  SHOPPING  COMPUTER  EYE STRAIN  INSOMNIA  EMOTIONS
  8. 8.  ALCOHOL CHOCOLATECHEESECITRUS FRUIT MENSTRUATION
  9. 9. MIGRAINE TRIGGERS Stress mentalBright light or physical SleepLoudnoise Menstruation Strong smells in female Foods EXTERNAL INTERNAL
  10. 10. TREATMENT Pain killer, Control of nausea, Dark quiet place, Eye pads, Ear plugs, Ice packs, Ergot based drugs.
  11. 11. MUSCLE CONTRACTIONHEADACHE (TENSION HEADACHE) Has no other symptom beside headache Never wakes the patient at night Tension in neck muscles Family tendency Goes away on relaxation Neck massage, physiotherapy is useful Treatment – tranquilizers like diazepam, etc.
  12. 12. CLUSTER HEADACHE Series of headache in clusters lasting six to twelve weeks. Sufferer wakes up in the early morning Red-watery eye, stuffiness of nostril, drooping of eyelid may be seen. Common in men and smokers. Treatment – steroids, oxygen, ergotamine
  13. 13. SECONDARY HEADACHES Neuralgia Eye and ear problems Chinese restaurant syndrome (monosodium glutamate) Ice cream headache, etc.
  14. 14. INVESTIGATIONS Blood test X-ray Urine MRI LP EEG
  15. 15. TREATMENT ACCORDING TO ALLOPATHIC MEDICINEPreventive treatment for migraines – Betablockers, Pizotifen, Methysergide, Calcium channel blockers, Clonidine, etc.
  16. 16. OTHER THERAPIES Ayurveda Naturopathy Homeopathy Qi-gong Reiki Acupuncture Cognitive therapy Hypnotherapy Aromatherapy Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  17. 17. YOGA PRACTICESYOGA IS BALANCE (SAMATVAM)I A Y T CORRECTS IMBALANCESAIMS :• STRESS REDUCTION• RELIEF OF PAIN• MEDICATION REDUCTION
  18. 18. Panchakosa concept P P ra ra n na a m m Á n a n d a m a ya K ô ù aV YÁ D H IS a a Á D H IJ A ya ya V ijò a n á n m a y M a n ôa K y aù K ô ù a ma ô a K K o o s sa a PERFEC T a s H E A L TH o K ya a m a n
  19. 19. ANNAMAYA KOSA KRIYAS Vamana dhouti once a week Performed at the beginning of headache can abate an attack. o KAPALABHATI o JALA NETI o TRATAKA AVOID DURING SEVERE H.A
  20. 20. AS ANASHEAD ROLLING --Massages the scalp muscleReleases pranic blocks
  21. 21. ASANASBASIC SET OF 12 ASANAS –Deep restSthira sukham ásanámStability and effortlessness inthe final position
  22. 22. ASANASBASIC SET OF 12 ASANAS - DEEP REST PRAYATNA SHAITHILYA RELAXATION ANANTA SAMAPATTI JOY OF EXPANSION
  23. 23.  PRANAMAYA KOSAPRANA PRANIC IMBALANCE SAMANA ATIJERNATVAM APANA TOO MUCH OF PRANA DRAWN TO HEAD
  24. 24. PRANIC IMBALANCE PRANAYAMAPRANA SECTIONAL BREATHING - DIVERTS TO SAMANASAMANA SAV- RIGHT SIDED HEADACHE CAV- LEFT SIDED HEADACHEAPANA N S- BALANCE
  25. 25. MANOMAYA KOSAAim of IAYT in tension H.A= A bad habit of excessive focussing and speed= A good habit Of defocussing and expansion
  26. 26. VERY USEFUL TO SLOW DOWN  MEDITATIONMOVE FROM DHARANA TO DHYANA FROM DHYANA TO SAMADHI
  27. 27. VIJNANAMAYA KOSA PURPOSE OF LIFENATURE OF HAPPINESS MEANING OF LIFE
  28. 28. ANANDAMAYA KOSA BLISS AND SATISFACTION IS MY TRUE NATUREYOGASTAH KURU KARMANILIFE OF JOY, HUMOUR,ACCEPTANCE, SURRENDER
  29. 29. INTEGRATED YOGA MODULE FOR HEADACHE AND NECK PAINLoosening and breathing exercises Loosening of fingers Loosening of wrists Rotation of shoulder Neck bending Neck rotation Pada sancalana Hand stretch breathing Tiger breathing Sasankasana breathing Head rolling Suryanamaskara
  30. 30. Yogasanas Ardhakaticakrasana Padahastasana Trikonasana Vakrasana/ Ardha-Matsyendrasana Ustrasana Bhujangasana Salabhasana Matsyasana Viparitakarini Deep relaxation technique (DRT)
  31. 31. Pranayama Kapalabhati Vibhaga pranayama Candra Anuloma pranayama Nadi suddhi Sitali/ Sitkari/ Sadanta BhramariMeditation (Dhyana Dharana) Nadanusandhana OM meditationKriyas Jala Neti Sutra Neti Vamana Dhouti
  32. 32. Avoid Supine postures – Dhanurasana Severe cases of headach and neck pain should also avoid Extreme forward bending Sutra Neti Vamana Dhouti
  33. 33. SPECIFIC PRACTICE Headache is usually but a symptom of disease somewhere in the body. Disease conditions and irritation anywhere in the system are telegraphed to headquarters in the brain and there manifest in the form of various symptoms, the most frequent of which is headache. Yoga aims at reducing chronic headaches by calming the mind. Breathing Exercises and Meditation can also provide relief.
  34. 34. For daily practice: Practice Jal Neti (Nasal cleansing) for immediate relief. Rechaka - Puraka Pranayama - corrects disorders of digestive system, circulatory and respiratory system. Shitali Pranayama - has a great soothing, relaxing and cooling effect on the whole body; helps people suffering from high blood pressure, gastric troubles, tension and anxiety.
  35. 35. Recommended Asana : Suryanaskara (Sun salutation) - invigorates the central nervous system. Bhujangasana (Cobra pose) - inwardly activates the whole of abdominal area, neck, shoulders, face and head areas. Shavasana.(Corpse Pose) - removes fatigue and quitens the mind ; must be practised at the end of asansa.
  36. 36. Headache Migraine Pachhimottanasana  Suryanamaskara Halasana  Shirshasana Sarvangasana  Sarvangasana Shavasana  Uttanapadasana Shirshasana  Padmasana  Pachhimottanasana  Shavasana  Pranayama

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