Stress and Ayurveda Dr.Surendra Chaudhary, Medical Officer Government Ayurvedic Hospital SurajPur, Greater Noida firstname.lastname@example.org
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Panchmahabhoot A we know that each and every living cell is composed of FIVE matters THE PANCH mahabhoot,i.E Akash - the ether Vayu - the air Agni - the fire Jal - the water and Prithavi - the earth
Biological Composition ofTridosha(humors) Kapha - earth + water The two substances which can amalgam each other Pitta - fire + water The two substances which are antagonist to each other Vatta - air + ether (akash) The two substances which can not be touched and wants speed & space
Tridosha At Cellular Level Vata-carries nutrients and waste to and from the cells. PITTA- digests nutrients to provide energy for cellular function KAPHA - it provides structure to cells
Vata it is not the gas??? Governs psychological phenomena like perception, imagination and motivation Initiates & transmits impulses. Controls the movement of heart
Pitta It is not the bile?? Pitta represents the universal energy at various levels in our body and mind. It balances the kinetic and potential energies. It governs all forms of bio-chemical energy in both body and mind. Digestion,enzymatic and endocrine systems are the pitta’s main field of activity. Support mental phenomena like intellectual comprehension, conviction, courage and valor
Kapha It is not the sputum???? It is the potential energy responsible for the somatic stability of the universe in our body. It governs the structural integrity of all components in the system. Imparts immunity. Protects the organs against the physiological injuries by providing them with protective layer of fluid. Maintains fluid level of the body. Governs phenomena like emotions, stability and determination and neuro humors.
Stress and Ayurveda Manas Rog Mithya Ahar Vihar Vata and kapha
Stress and Ayurveda Types of Stress Mental-dhi,dhriti and smriti V Emotional P Physical K
Symptoms May feel…. Nervous Fearful Confused Irritable Hostile Unable to concentrate Memory loss Hyper alertness Difficulty in making decision
Treatment of Stress • While there are promising treatments for stress, the management of stress is mostly dependent on the willingness of a person to make the changes necessary for a healthy lifestyle. Life style Daily routine Meditation Yogic exercises and Pranayam Drugs Therapies
Treatment of Stress-Drugs Ayurvedic preparation Plant based drugs Single herb medicine Multi herbal medicine Herbo-mineral medicine Patent or proprietary medicine. Classical treatment Medicine made of heavy metals like mercury,Gold,Siver etc and Arsenic &other poisonous substances. Oils, Ghrit and Ashava&Arishtha.
How these formulation works?1. Nervous system2. Musculoskeletal3. Respiratory4. Cardiovascular5. Endocrine6. Gastrointestinal7. Reproductive8. Immune system
How these formulation works? Improves mental functions by a modulation of the cholinergic and GABAergic neuro- transmission. Restoring the frontal cortical muscarinic and cholinergic receptor actvities. Improve mental quotient,memory span,concentration ability and stress threshhold. ……cont.
How these formulation works? Reduces the level of tribulin-endogenous Mono Amine Oxidase inhibitor that is elevated in various level of stress and anxiety. Ameliorates attention fluctuations and behavioral disorder. Acts as hypotensive agent for stress related hypertension. Improve immunity.
Brahmi Directly affects hypothalamus. Cognitive enhancement and anxiolytic effect Use as a nerve tonic for rejuvenating mental health and for enhancing memory Uses in ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) Its becosides contents significantly enhance protein synthesis in those areas of brain which are implicated in the memory function.
Jatamanshi Anxiolytic activity-Causes overall increase in the levels of central monoamines and inhibitory amino acids. Serves as effective tranquilizer. Possess anticonvulsant profile. Having some diuretic properties it lowers down the stress related hypertention.
Jatamanshi Well researched nervine tonic Antistress,immunomodulatory,cognition facilating,antiinflammatory and anti-aging properties. Protects neuronal cell toxicity Neuroprotective action. Calms the nervous system.
Tagar- Valeriana wallichii Sedative-hypnotics, anxiolytic, antidepressant, anticonvulsant, and antispasmodic effects The Valerenic acid also appears to inhibit the enzyme system responsible for the central catabolism of GABA, increasing GABA concentration and decreasing CNS activities There is also some evidence that may suggest valerian containing other constituent such as lignan and GABA, which may be responsible for sedative effects of valerian
Tagar- Valeriana wallichii The current indication for valerian is for restlessness, insomnia, nervousness, and tension. Valerian as a mild sedative and sleep- promoting agent that is often used as a milder alternative or a possible substitute for stronger synthetic sedatives, such as benzodiazepines, in the treatment of states of nervous and anxiety-induced sleep disturbances . Hypotensive and mild analgesic properties
Ashvagandha- Withania somnifera Adaptogens or vitalizers. It produce a non specific increased resistance to adverse effect of physical, chemical and biological agents.
Ashvagandha- Withania somnifera Anti-inflammatory, antitumor, antistress, antioxidant. Immunomodulatory, hemopoetic, and rejuvenating properties. It also appears to exert A positive influence on the endocrine, cardiopulmonary, and central nervous systems.
Arjun Improvement of cardiac muscle function and subsequent improved pumping activity of the heart seems to be the primary benefit of Terminalia. It is thought the saponin glycosides might be responsible for inotropic effects of Terminalia, while the flavonoids and OPCs provide free radical. Antioxidant activity and vascular strengthening. A dose-dependent decrease in heart rate and blood pressure.
Shatavar- Aspargus recemos Affects endocrine secretions. Acts as immunity enhancer. Regulates hormonal secretions having direct effect on Pitutory-Adrinal Axis.
Stress-Who suffers most ?? Ayurveda has an answerV P K
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