Ayurvedic treatment for Migraine


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Ayurveda describes a comprehensive approach towards managing headaches like Migraine by practising a combination of corrective Ahar (diet), Vihar (exercise) and Aushadhi (medicines) that help in maintaining stability of all doshas for prevention & cure of the disease.2,4

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

Food useful in destroying phlegm and the three doshas should be eaten.

Grains/dals: Old rice,  moong dal,

Vegetables: Spinach, Bitter gourd, drumstick,  pointed gourdFruits: Mango, pomegranate, Grapes,

Oil: Cow Ghee, coconut oil

Avoid cool drinks, tea, coffee, Chocolates, Tobacco, Alcohol, Pickle, Chillies

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

Normal physical activity

Proper sleep,

Meditation and exercises can bring increased peace, strength, purity and well-being to mind and body. Yogasanas for the abdomen, head, chest and neck are found to be a good combination for this disease.

Pranayama: Suryabhedana pranayama, Chandrabhedana pranayama

Asanas: Vama pada pavana muktasana, Janu shirsasana, Uttanapadasana


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Suryabhedana pranayama


Janu Shirsasana


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