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Mental Health

Ayur Healthcare is a holistic healing system which upholds the nature’s principles of Ayurveda for the physical, mental and social wellbeing of an individual and society. Ayur Healthcare focuses mainly on cultivating a practice of an Ayurvedic way of living where you can breathe, feel and live through the nature’s rhythm .In Ayur Healthcare you will be directed to focus on a healthy way of living through Dinacharya, Ritu charya and sadvrutha principles. These principles bring back the circadian rhythm and make a radical change in the mind body and soul. For this purpose only Aacharya has advised the inoculation of Tridosha principles in everyday life.

What is Mental health?

WHO defines Mental health as a “state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.”

Mental health in Australia

Research studies shows the most common cause for the Australian population to visit a General practitioner is mental problems or lack of proper mental health, mostly being due to socio economic reasons. Almost half of mental disorders show its onset before the age of 14.About 45% of the Australians will experience mental problems like anxiety, depression, substance disorder etc. in some point of their life and seek medical help. Neuropsychiatric disorders are more common in young people.

Ayur Healthcare way of living

Ayur Healthcare provides the best of all for a stress free life in preventive and therapeutic basis. This is very important because nearly eight lakh youths suicide every year globally due to mental disorders which could have been preventable with early detection and timely treatment. Ayur Healthcare bridges the gap between wellness and illness. The expert hands from Ayur Healthcare will guide you through the concept and practices in daily life for a positive mental health.

Manas (Mind): The preparation for a better mental health starts from pre embryonic stage where parents are advised to practice regimes for a physically and mentally healthy offspring. The fetal growth takes place with the help of Panchamahabhoota (Factors of Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Akasha), subtle mind and the nutrition from mother. In Ayurveda it is said the Manas or mental faculties are emerged in a human being at the 5th month of gestation itself. The Panchamahabhoota and soul plays a big role in the formation of good mental health in human beings.Three types of mental nature in human beings are Satwa, Rajas and Thamas. The Satwa which is best of all attributes where there will be ultimate peace of mind and one can do all the chores with ultimate mental discipline. Rajas and Tamas are two attributes related with anxiety ,depression and mood disorders. These traits are responsible for mental disorders in weak persons.

Ayur Healthcare advises a better Bhautic composition for a better mental health. This can be achieved through good food, diet, nutrition and combinations of herbal medicines and procedures. Herbal medicines like kalyanaka ghrita and Bhrami ghrita are proved medicines for improving the mental health of people of all ages. Panchakarma is also essential for maintaining the psychomotor equilibrium. The main Panchakarma procedures which can be done for a good mental health is vamana, Virechana, vasthi and Nasya .The associated procedures helpful in maintaining mental health is Abhyanga, thalam, Sirodhara, Talapotichil, Snehapaana, and Virechana. These treatments acts on the particulars of mind and mental thoughts like Chintyam, Vicharam, Ooham , Dhyeyam,Sankalpam which will helps in thinking capacity, concentration on a thought of object and mental reasoning and to make logical decisions.

The Ayur Healthgcare Panchakarma helps to cleanse the body and bring back the body harmony which in turn results in the mental wellness because in most of the cases when a person gets mentally ill it’s his body responds first, be it depression ,anxiety, bipolar disorder, dementia, schizophrenia, post traumatic stress disorder it’s the mind which affects first and body later. They can be vice versa such as excessive physical strain and some illness can later turn to mental disorders. Ayurveda explains the diseases like fever, diarrhoea, epilepsy, hysteria, obsessive syndromes etc. caused due to faulty mental functions.

Ayurveda Also mentions divine therapies for proper mental health like wearing herbs, offerings, fasting, pilgrimage etc. which can give more positive effect to the body. The herbs processed in milk and ghee should be taken regularly. Fruits like grapes and jackfruit should be included in ample amount. Vegetables rich in antioxidants like ashgaurad and bitter guard can be included in the food. Above all the patient should be given good assurance and moral support from the Practitioners and families part.

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