Alzheimer's Disease in Ayurveda

Ayurvedic Perspective Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are correlated as smrithi bhramsa  in ayurveda  and is developed due to imbalance of vatadosha. Hina satva, rajo predominant prakruthi and the person whose mind is weakened by all the stressful conditions are more prone to develop smruthibhramsa. Early detection of the condition and immediate treatment is required to prevent the progression of the disease. As the dementia involves neurodegeneration,  rasayana and panchakarma therapy play very important role in the management of dementia Main Procedure External therapy such as Abhyangam,Thalam, Siropichu,Sirovasthy,Dhoomapanam,Thala pothichil etc. The patient needs 3-4 weeks of inpatient treatment and follow up at regular intervals of 6 months - 1 year. Meanwhile they can continue the medicines at home. Many ayurvedic herbs are used as tonics for nervous system. Eg;aswangandha; haridra, brahmi, guduchi, sankupushpi, jatamansi, guggulu etc. The medicines are selected according to the prakriti and dosha imbalances. Diet include: vegetables, fruits, proteins, healthy fats, vitamins minerals, green leafy vegetables, salmon, cold water fish, berries, virgin olive oil, dairy products, meat Avoid – excess carbohydrate intake, white bread, white flour, white sugar, pasta, processed food, Cheese, processed meat etc Activities Regular exercise and other physical activities play an important role in reducing the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Activities like working, volunteering, reading, playing computer and other games – mentally stimulating activities. Yoga and meditation is most helpful in disorders related to nervous system.

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