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Asthama

Definition

Asthma is a Condition marked by recurrent attacks of Dyspnoea with Wheezing sounds, due to Spasmodic Contractions of Bronchi( PRANAVAHA STROTAS ) along with Inflammation due to Allergy.

Asthma Can be associated with Dry or Wet Coughing, with or without Expectorant due to over Production of Mucous in Airways of Lungs.

Symptoms

  • Patient Gasps for Breath accompanied by Wheezing Sounds with Cough.
  • Sensation of Suffocation along with Pain in the Chest.
  • Expiration becomes Longer than the Inspiration.
  • Dry Coughing.
  • Since the Sputum doesn't come out, Patient becomes Restless.
  • Patient gets Relief for some time soon after the sputum is Expelled.
  • Patient feels Comfortable while Sitting and Leaning front Posture.
  • Perspiration on the Forehead with Dry Mouth.
  • Hoarseness of Voice.
  • Develops special liking for Hot Things.
  • Weakness, Breathlessness even after very Mild Physical Work.
  • Symptoms Can Aggravated by Stress & Anxiety also.
  • Indigestion, Gas Trouble, Hyper Acidity, Constipation.
Symptoms

Causes

  • Environmental Allergens ( E.g., Dust, Poisonous Smoke, Chemical Dyes, Fumes, Animal Allergens, especially cat and dog, Pollen Etc. )
  • Chronic Sinusitis, Chronic Bronchitis.
  • Long Term Addiction of Tobacco, Smoking.
  • Obesity
causes
  • VATA DOSHA (Which can be Aggravated by foods like, Potatoes, Brinjal, Radish, Pulses except green gram & red gram Etc.)
  • PITTA DOSHA ( Which can be Aggravated by Spices, Deep Fried oily food, Excessive Sour food.Etc)
  • KAPHA DOSHA(Which can be Aggravated by foods like, Cheez, Curd, Sweets, Fish, Fermented Foods, Aerated Cold Drinks Etc.)
  • Aggravated AAMDOSHA.(The Half digested, unmetabolised food product which circulates in the body as toxins y called as "AMA DOSHA".)
causes According to Ayurveda
Pathological

Pathological Stages

Asthma is a Condition marked by recurrent attacks of Dyspnoea with Wheezing sounds, due to Spasmodic Contractions of Bronchi( PRANAVAHA STROTAS ) along with Inflammation due to Allergy.

Asthma Can be associated with Dry or Wet Coughing, with or without Expectorant due to over Production of Mucous in Airways of Lungs.

Allopathic Treatment
(Only Symptomatic, No Permanent Cure)

  • Oral Corticosteroids like Prednisolone Etc.
  • Bronchodilators like Deriphyllin, Theophylline.
  • Anti Allergic like Levocetrizine.
  • Anti-Leukotriene like Montelucast.
  • Mucolytics like Bromhexine, Ambroxol.
  • Antitussives Like Dextromethorphan.
  • Inhaler like Salbutamol, Terbutaline
  • Nebulizer
Allopathic Treatment
Allopathic Medicines Side Effects ( In a Long Term Uses )

Ayurveda Line of Treatment

Panchakarma Treatment

Detoxification of Aggravated VATA, PITTA, KAPHA & AAMDOSHA with the help of PANCHAKARMA Treatments like, Abhyanga with Lavan Tailam, Swedan on Chest followed by Vamana or Virechana or Basti as per the Individual Body Constitution.

'Panchakarma Treatment

Medicines Course

  • Stimulates the Digestive Power (AGNIDIPANA) to Stop the Production of AMADOSHA.
  • Expel out Deposited KAPHA DOSHA from Lungs Cells and Prevent them to be filled by these KAPHA DOSHA again with the help of Ayurveda Expectorant and Bronchodilator Herbs like Sitopaladi, Talsiadi, Vasa, Yashtimadhu Etc.
  • Increase the Functional Capacity of Lungs with the help of Medicines like Swarn vasant malini Ras Etc.
Medicines Course

Rasayana Karma

To Avoid Recurrence of the Disease and to impart Strength to the Whole Respiratory Tract, Rejuvenation Treatment Like, "Vardhman Pippali Rasayana" is given to the Patient.

Rasayana Karma

Diet Planning

To Achieve Best Effects of Panchakarma Treatment and Ayurveda Medicines Patient should Avoid Food Which Aggravates VATA,PITTA & KAPHA DOSHA like, Potatoes, Brinjal, Radish, Pulses except green gram & red gram, Spices, Deep Fried oily food, Excessive Sour food, Cheez, Curd, Sweets, Peanut, Fish, Fermented Foods, Aerated Cold Drinks Etc.

Diet Planning

Pranayama- Yoga

Pranayama like Anulom-Vilom, Bhramari help to Strengthen the Lungs.Yoga helps to increase the Immunity of the Body.

Pranayama

Note: Medicines course would last up to 1-3 years until Asthma gets Cured by its Root Cause as per individual Body Constitution and Duration of Disease manifestation. Patient Must follow the Diet advised by the Doctor for the best achievement in particular period of time.