Ayurvedic treatment for Asthma


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Ahara and Vihara (Diet and lifestyle) causing aggravation in Vata and Kapha should be avoided and a good life style is necessary for better quality of life.3

As per Ayurveda, Lungs are believed to have originated from the lining of stomach.  Bipourificatory measures of Vaman (therapeutic emesis) and virechana (therapeutic purgation) are therefore beneficial in management of Tamak shwas. 4

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Light, warm, and easily digestible foods should be given
  • Warm water should be taken at frequent intervals.
  • Avoid sour food
  • Avoid deep fried and processed food having preservatives.
  • Avoid foods such as curd, rice, buttermilk, lentils, paneer, cheese, sugar etc.
  • Drink warm water.
  • Avoid - heavy foods like banana, and over eating
  • Take light dinner
  • Maintain a gap of an hour in-between, dinner and sleep.

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Avoid cold water shower or bath, especially head bath, day sleep, excessive sleep, sedentary life.
  • Stay away from Cigarette or tobacco smoke
  • Protect self from air pollutants using a paper/cloth mask etc.

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