Stress Management with Ayurveda

September 19th, 2009  |  Published in Health

In this IT age, everyone is facing stress in some or other way. Stress generally results due to the adjustments that the mind and body makes with the ever changing environment. We subject ourselves to unlimited physical, mental, emotional stress to meet day to day challenges.

This stress can put us into anger, hatred, rejection and depression resulting in various health ailments. Major symptoms related with stress are headaches, upset stomach, indigestion, irritable bowel, skin rashes, insomnia, ulcers, hypertension, heart diseases and strokes. Initially it is difficult to realize stress and associated physical symptoms keep on worsening. When one realizes it, it has done a lot of harm to our body.

Ayurveda always relates “Mana” or mind body relationship with most of the physical diseases and heals a holistic approach. There are various herbs to combat stress such as Aswagandha, Jatamansi, Bhrami, Shankhpuspi, Bala etc. These herbs can be taken under the guidance pf an Ayurveda Doctor.

Abhyangam revives body mind and senses, increasing energy levels and promotes feeling of well-being.

Shirodhara in which medicated oils are streamed on forehead relaxed the nerves and melts away stress and strain.

Elakizhi, Pizichil is highly rejuvenating treatments to relax aching muscles and back pains.

Navarakizhi is an anti-ageing and soothing treatment.


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