Treat Post-Partum Depression with Traditional Kerala Ayurveda

Treat Post-Partum Depression with Traditional Kerala Ayurveda

How Ayurveda Treats Post-Partum Depression ?

Ayurveda, the ancient Indian medical system, takes a holistic approach to postpartum depression (PPD), addressing the physical, emotional, and spiritual imbalances that contribute to this challenging condition. Unlike conventional methods that primarily rely on medication, Ayurveda focuses on restoring balance and promoting overall well-being in new mothers.

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1. Understanding the Root Cause:

  • Ayurveda views PPD as a result of Vata dosha imbalance, characterized by increased anxiety, fear, and restlessness. Other doshas, Pitta and Kapha, can also play a role, leading to symptoms like anger, fatigue, and difficulty sleeping.
  • 2. Addressing Vata Imbalance:

  • Abhyanga (Ayurvedic massage): Gentle massage with medicated oils like Bala taila or Aswagandha taila can help soothe the nervous system, reduce stress, and improve sleep quality.

  • Dietary modifications: A sattvic diet rich in warm, nourishing foods like ghee, nuts, and cooked vegetables is recommended to stabilize Vata. Spicy, cold, and processed foods are discouraged.

  • Herbal remedies: Calming herbs like Brahmi, Shankhpushpi, and Jatamansi are used to pacify Vata and ease anxiety, promote restful sleep, and improve mood.

  • 3. Balancing Other Doshas:

    • Pitta: If Pitta is aggravated, cooling herbs like Neem and Guduchi, along with a cooling diet rich in leafy greens and coconut water, are recommended.

    • Kapha: If Kapha is dominant, herbs like ginger and turmeric, along with a light and stimulating diet, can help increase energy and motivation.

    4. Promoting Overall Well-being:

    • Yoga and Pranayama: Gentle yoga postures and breathing exercises can promote relaxation, reduce stress, and improve emotional well-being.

    • Meditation: Mindfulness practices like meditation can help new mothers focus on the present moment, reduce negative thoughts, and cultivate inner peace.

    • Social support: Building a strong support system of family and friends is crucial for emotional well-being and practical assistance during this demanding period.

    5. Panchakarma:

    • In severe cases, Panchakarma, a five-fold detoxification process, may be recommended to cleanse the body of accumulated toxins that can contribute to PPD symptoms.

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Doctor Teleconsultation

During a tele-consultation, the ayurvedic doctor will ask you about your health condition, medical history, and current symptoms. Based on the information provided, the doctor will assess your health condition and provide a personalised treatment plan that may include herbal medicines, lifestyle modifications, dietary changes, and other therapies.

Out Patient Department

During an OPD visit, an Ayurvedic doctor will assess your health condition, discuss your symptoms, and suggest a personalised treatment plan based on the principles of Ayurveda. The treatments may include herbal medicines, massages, yoga, meditation, dietary changes, and lifestyle modifications.

In-Patient Services

During your stay at Vrindavan, you will be under the care of experienced ayurvedic doctors and therapists who will assess your health condition and design a personalized treatment plan for you. The treatments may include herbal medicines, massages, yoga, meditation, and dietary changes etc.

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Vaidyaratnam Vrindavan Ayurveda Chikitsalayam is a renowned Ayurvedic healthcare facility, steeped in a rich heritage of centuries-old Ayurvedic wisdom. We offer comprehensive and authentic Ayurvedic treatment programs for a wide range of ailments, promoting holistic healing and well-being.

The Hospital is spread across 25 acres surrounded with 500 acres of forest. VAC is 100 Room IPD facility with various categories of well furnished rooms for patients along with state-of-the-art infrastructure related to panchakarma treatments / OPD and other facilities spread across the complex.

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