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Panchakarma is an important part of treating a difficult and complex disease like Parkinson’s. Considering, neurological damage is fairly advanced when the symptoms appear; also, toxic lewy bodies and other degenerative protein plaque has taken hold of neural pathways, treatment begins with a deep cleanse. This is followed by body and internal therapies to help nourish and restore the body/mind/spirit.
The growing trend of chronic diseases in United States calls for creative approaches to delivering medicine to the whole body. For such creativity, my tendency is to always look at what has worked in the past, then improve on it. For this reason, I studied Ayurveda, a 5000 year old system of medicine, and sought
As we age, our system begins to show greater signs of wear and decline. This is a grim and challenging reality faced by all aging adults. Whether we choose to ignore it, embrace it, or fight like hell, we all experience decline as natural part of the aging process. As the population of baby-boomer generation
Ayurveda calls on us to have broad focus. It calls the healer to meet the whole person and treat the whole person. The challenge that most medicines do not address it by trying to understand the individual and tracking the development of disease in them. While all physicians have a standardized understanding of physiology, there
Dis-ease is caused by dysregulation or malfunction of what is otherwise normal physiological activity. People may begin to perceive this as simple experiences of fatigue, indigestion, gas/bloating, disturbed sleep, physical restlessness. In the beginning these are very subtle conditions. They come and go without a peculiar pattern or cause. They don’t necessarily stop us from
When Ama (toxins) build-up and body is not able to get rid of it, there is an increased oxidative and inflammatory activity in the body. Which results in the symptoms of Ama. Goal of the cleanse is to eliminate Ama from the body and slow down the degenerative processes. Cleansing and detoxing the body is an essential part of minimizing toxin build-up in the body. This reduces oxidative stress and slows down the aging process of the whole body.
The heart’s health is intricately dependent on the health of the arterial system. Prevention of plaque build-up in the arteries and lowering high blood pressure are primary ways to reduce cardiovascular risk. Additionally, we can strengthen the heart muscle with individualized dietary recommendations and exercise stimulation.
In Ayurveda, we also learn that heart is an integral part of the function of the mind and mental activity. Especially, the inward and outward effect of emotions. Studies of the Heart-Math Research Institute have demonstrated that “that communication between the heart and brain actually is a dynamic, ongoing, two-way dialogue, with each organ continuously influencing the other’s function.