Stress results from the forces from the outside world affecting an indivisual. It is well accepted that stress is the greatest threat to the welbeing of people. Every person is facing stress in day to day life, even a school going child has a stress. In small doses, stress is useful to us. It increases one's energy and alertness, and helps to keep us focused on the problem at hand. This type of stress is good or positive. People may refer this type of stress as feeling pumped or wired. As the level of stress becomes higher, it eventually surpasses our ability to cope with it in a positive way. Often people describe themselves as being stressed out or burnt out. Thus everyone reacts to stress differently. In Ayurveda texts, it is written that the mind-body condition is the root cause for all problems. The Ayurveda texts describe the 'Mana(mind)" as the cause of various diseases.
Some basic treatments for stress are as follows:
1 Careful evaluation and finding out the underlying cause.
2 To avoid the cause of stress.
3 Use of herbs. Ayurveda has described many herbs which are helpful in fighting stress. Bramhi, ashwagandha, sarpagangha, and jatamansi are few examples.
4 Ayurvedic Massage Therapy Or Touch Therapy. With the help of specific oils which relax body, mind, and the soul, and which promote the feeling of welbeing.
5 Shirodhara. Here medicated oils are streamed on the forehead, which relaxes your mind and melts away all the stresses and strains and fatigue. The oil medicated with bramhi is useful for this.
6 Panchakarm. Five classical procedures of detoxification of human body. These are:
medicated emesis therapy cleanses kapha collected in the respiratory tract.
medicated purgation therapy, removes toxins from the tract.
which cleanses the accumulated toxins from all over the body.
the nasal administration of medicated oil to cleanse accumulated toxins or doshas from head and neck regions.
- Rakta mokshana
blood letting using leeches.
Once the toxins are removed from the body and the body is purified the rejuvenation therapies and procedures can be used.
7 Practice of yoga, meditation and deep breathing are helpful in stress management.
8 To follow the ayurvedic dincharya that is daily routine which mainly includes waking up before sun rises and sleeping early at night. In today's busy life , nobody follows this routine.
9 Diet and life style management.
10 Reassurance and counseling where necessery.
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