ADHI MENTAL AGITATIONS HAPHAZARD FLOW OF PRANA UNSTABLE NADIS UNDER DIGESTION AJIRNATVAM OVER DIGESTION ATI JIRNATVAM WRONG DIGESTION KUJIRNATVAM VYADHI PHYSICAL AILMENTS THE SCIENCE OF PSYCHOSOMATIC AILMENTS
CONCEPT OF HEALTH Region of Ill health Region of Normal health Animal level Towards Divinity State of wellbeing HEALTH Super man Sick man Normal man Quadrant II Quadrant III Quadrant IV Quadrant I
VYADHYAH PHYSICAL AILMENTS ADHIJAH GENERATED BY ADHIS ANADHIJAH NOT CAUSED BY ADHIS SARA ESSENTIAL TYPE SAMANYA ORDINARY TYPE PHYSICAL Medicines Mantras Good actions SCHEMATIC DIAGRAM OF AILMENTS SPIRITUAL Atma Jnana Self realization MENTAL Congenital Atmosphere Suitable Techniques Responsible for the cycles of birth and death of the physical body Psychosomatic ailments causes during interaction with the world Infections and contagious disease
It is an obstructive pulmonary disease characterised by hyper-responsiveness of bronchial mucosa causing narrowing of the bronchi in response to a wide range of stimuli resulting in cough, wheeze, tightness of chest and shortness of breath which is worst during night.
Mortality due to asthma unchanged in spite of medical advances
ETIOLOGY Skin test positive Family history of allergic disorders Skin test negative Family history absent Allergens Infection Exercise Environment Occupation Drugs Emotion Early Onset Extrinsic Atopic Late Onset Intrinsic Non-atopic
PREVENTIVE MEASURES Avoid contact with dogs, cats, horses or other animals Animal dander Vacuum clean mattress daily Shake out blankets daily Dust bedroom thoroughly Mites in house dust Try to avoid exposure to flowering vegetation. Keep bedroom windows closed Pollens
PREVENTIVE MEASURES Avoid exposure or change occupation Industrial chemicals Identify and eliminate from diet Foods Avoid all preparations of relevant drugs Drugs (eg, beta-adrenoceptor antagonists) Substitute latex foam pillows and terylene quilts Feathers in pillows or quilts
General considerations : This problem is often associated with bronchitis or allergy.
Contraindications : There are few contraindications of yoga for patients with asthma which is not complicated (e.g. acute bronchitis). The environment in which yoga is practised should be, as far as possible, free of the substances which may cause allergic reaction.
Recommendations : These patients often benefit from many yogic practices including relaxation and meditation, see publications of Bihar School of Yoga.