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Cervical SpondylosisAyurvedic Treatment of Cervical Spondylosis - Medicines, Home Remedies and Diet Charts

Cervical Spondylosis is a kind of Arthritis that affects cervical vertebrae and is characterized by pain at the back of the neck (radiating towards the upper limbs) and vertigo while bending downwards so its quite evident from the signs that patient can feel very troublesome from all these aspects. There might be sensory loss and numbness in the upper limbs which is very much uncomfortable for the patient as well. In Ayurveda medicinal science, it is known as Grivasandhigatvata. There are some degenerative changes in the cervical vertebrae which are very much evident in X-Ray as well. This, when coupled with trauma or incorrect posture while sitting or sleeping leads to the manifestation of Cervical Spondylosis so patients must correct their posture. Cervical Spondylosis treatment in Ayurveda medicinal science works on the root-cause by balancing the doshas and strengthening the Asthi dhatu so patients must follow a strict dietary schedule. You are welcome to contact Nakra Ayurveda Hospitals and Herbals Pvt Ltd to avail our Free Online Ayurveda Consultation for Cervical Spondylosis.

Causes of Cervical Spondylosis

Aggravated Vata Dosha (Ayurvedic humor representing Air) causes the degeneration of tissues and the joints of the neck which is progressive in nature as well. Vata aggravation is caused by the intake of dry, cool, light, stale, and gas forming foods; having food in small quantity; increased gaps between meals; having more of sour, bitter, and astringent foods; late night work schedules; smoking; and a lifestyle involving overindulgence in physical, mental, and sexual activities so such patients should stay away from all vata aggravating foods and lay maximum emphasis on dietary schedule as recommended by Physician.Cervical Spondylosis treatment, all of these factors are investigated by our Hospital.

Symptoms of Cervical Spondylosis

  • - Headache

  • - Stiffness in the neck

  • - Tingling & Numbness in arms

  • - Pains on back of neck & shoulders

Ayurvedic Cervical Spondylosis Treatment

The focus of Ayurvedic treatment in cases of Cervical Spondylosis is on pacification of the aggravated Vata by improving digestion and enhancing the digestive fire because its always the VATA which is the prime culprit in such patients and by taking vata pacifying diet, we can manage these patients with god success. This treatment is followed by administration of herbal medicines that foster rejuvenation of body tissues so patients can stay healthy throughout lifetime. Panchakarma massage therapy has also shown positive results in treating cases of Cervical Spondylosis so patients can opt it as well and stay healthy always.

Diet & Lifestyle Advice for Cervical Spondylosis

  • - Increase intake of oily foods that are easily digested, sweet things, purified butter, vegetable soups, milk and almonds because all these pacify vata dosha.

  • - Avoid rice, refined flour, kidney beans, and other foods that cause flatulence as all these aggravate illness signs.

  • - Avoid physical and mental exertion because a calm mind is good for illness fighting measures.

  • - Get a good night’s sleep so vata is not aggravated.

  • - Have regular, gentle body massage with lukewarm sesame oil as it helps in pacifying vata dosha.

Home Remedies for Cervical Spondylosis

  • - Take one tablespoon of castor oil before going to bed, once or twice a week and this must be lukewarm for best health benefits. This helps cleansing ama (toxins) and balancing vata so illness signs are alleviated with success.

  • - Peel two cloves of garlic and crush it. Add this to a glass of lukewarm milk. Boil it on a mild flame till one-fourth glass remains and we call this as Kawtha in our medicinal science terminology. Filter and make two equal parts so its easier to drink. Drink one part in the morning and the other in the evening for overall best and holistic health benefits.

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