Our approach is to cure the disease from the root altogether rather than subsiding the symptoms through medication. According to Ayurveda, the reason for almost all the diseases is indigestion. Therefore, proper management of your digestive system and functions prevents the onset of many other major illnesses
At Govardhan Ayurveda, we offer various types of Ayurvedic treatment to patients under disease management. Apart from regular treatment for routine ailments we also successfully help our visitors to heal chronic diseases. Prevention is better than cure and so we also offer a host of specialized therapeutic treatments to maintain good health. The ayurvedic therapeutic programs are directed towards curing, not just the symptoms of the disease, but the basic health problems or imbalances.
Arthritis is a type of joint disorder with Rheumatoid arthritis and Osteoarthritis as its common types.
Rheumatoid arthritis or Amavata is associated with excessive toxins.
Symptoms: presence of swelling, the local rise in temperature, fever, heaviness and restricted movements
Treatment: initially given dry heat, dry massage and internal medicines to correct digestion and improve mobility
Osteoarthritis or Sandhivata is chronic arthritis.
Symptoms: No excess swelling, fever but restricted movements and pain.Knees are the most affected area
Treatment: Oil massage and localized oil baths (Pizhichil)
After a detailed assessment of the level of toxins in the body, our doctor may advice detoxifying Panchakarma therapies to expel the root cause out of the system followed by a course of internal palliative medicines to achieve sustained relief from the symptoms.
Our treatment protocol consists of:
internal herbal medicines, external therapies, modulated diet and lifestyle patterns
Yoga postures and certain exercises to help in pain relief
Customised diet based on the body constitution and the type of Arthritis to reduce inflammation as well as to support the body in the normal healing process of the affected joints and strengthening of supportive tissues of joints.
The treatment also modulates and strengthens the immunity in addition to preventing the further inflammatory changes in the joints.
Depression is a low emotional state that affects a person’s sense of well-being. The individual may experience loss of interest in activities, loss of appetite or overeat, and can attempt or commit suicide. It can occur in children as well as during adolescence.
According to Ayurveda there are two main causes for depression:
Imbalance in the three doshas – Vata, Pitta, and Kapha
Lack of awareness of one’s deeper, inner Self
The treatment includes internal herbal medicines & supplements along with specific therapies and Panchakarma treatments to reduce the level of stress hormones in the brain, change the EEG pattern of brain and put it into a relaxed state. It reduces the anxiety level, improves intellect and memory, concentration, and sleep patterns. The efficacy of the treatments are enhanced by the inclusion of Yoga, Pranayama, and Meditation sessions delivered by our expert yoga faculty.
The ayurveda believes that curing depression should be gentle, natural, and effective. It offers a complete understanding of the nature and causes of depression. It also offers very effective treatment for depression without negative side effects and the possibility of prevention. It promotes higher levels of psychological health. These remedies restore the balance in the body as well as progressively raise the overall level of inner contentment.
Diabetes is a metabolic disorder where the body fails to utilize the glucose produced at the end of digestion, leading to increased glucose level in the blood serum and urine. The increased glucose levels in the blood leads to damage of the blood vessels of vital organs like the heart, kidneys, eyes or the nervous system. This can lead to complications like heart disease, kidney failure, blindness and can even suffer from stroke.
Ayurvedic treatments for diabetes range from internal, herbal medications to purifying Panchakarma procedures based on the severity of the condition. These natural remedies are intended to enhance insulin sensitivity of type – 4 glucose receptors to reduce insulin resistance and enhance insulin secretion and regeneration of beta cells
Yoga helps in controlling diabetes. This is mainly because Yoga keeps a check on the causes of Diabetes. Stress and obesity are the main causes that can lead to Diabetes. Regular yoga practice with meditation reduces stress and slows down the fat accumulation in the body.
Customized Kerala therapies as prescribed by our doctors, regular yoga and physical exercise, individually tailored low carbohydrate diet and low stress level in day-to-day life goes a long way in maintaining normal blood glucose level.
Infertility and Impotence:
One of the eight clinical branches of Ayurveda is ‘Vrushya chikitsa‘ which concerns with treatment for various conditions that can lead to infertility and impotence. Even though the sperm production or ovulation is normal, there are some conditions where the implantation of the zygote does not take place.
Infertility in Men:
Ayurveda gives equal importance for treatment of male impotence, low libido and erectile dysfunction. It has effective treatment referred to as vajikarana chikitsa for effective family planning and healthy progeny.
Infertility in Women:
Ayurveda defines the management of various gynecological disorders (yoni vyapad) and also ante-natal, pre-natal, and postnatal health care (prasuti tantra) which explains the various causes, symptoms and management of the female reproductive system.
The four main factors responsible for an effective conception according to Ayurveda are Ritu (proper ovulation and healthy permeation), Kshethram (pure and favorable uterine atmosphere), Ambu (proper nourishment and blood circulation) and Beejam (healthy zygote). Impairment in any one of the above factors can cause infertility.
Govardhan Eco Village offers an effective treatment methodology based on the classical texts. The cure comprises of:
Detoxification, rejuvenation, administration of rasayanas (Herbal Medicines) and vajikara dravyas (virilificatory recipes or aphrodisiacs) internally
Yoga, pranayama, and meditation sessions
This combination not only helps in conception but also in producing healthy offspring.
Poor posture, prolapsed intervertebral disc or strained muscles and ligament, inflammation of the pelvic joints, chronic constipation – any of these may cause either a sudden or gradual onset of lower backache. This results in aggravated Vata. Sometimes lower backache may be associated with sciatica, a typical condition characterized by pain radiating from the lower back to the backside of either one or both legs.
Specific herbal medication, along with therapies like kativasti, kaadidhara, local patra potala sweda helps to alleviate the agitated Vayu.
Administration of medicated enemas for a designated period also gives much relief.
Postural corrections are also advised along with mild yoga exercises for low back.
You can prevent this issue by taking care of the way you sit, stand and walk, work on the desk, lift and carry objects, choose footwear, travel, sleep, maintain your body weight and the positive energy you exude has a telling effect on the health of your back.
Obesity is the most common nutritional disorder of the modern age. It is characterized by excess accumulation of fat in the body. It is a condition when the BMI (Body Mass Index) of a person lies above 30. Continuous indulgence in high fat, fried foods, along with a sedentary lifestyle results in excessive fat getting blocked in various body channels which can also cause a number of metabolic disturbances such as hypertension, diabetes, irregular digestion etc. It can affect social life too.
Deep, dry massages with herbal powders and pastes (Udwarthanam), synchronized massage with specific oils (Abhyanga), and herbal steam bath helps mobilize the accumulated fat
Appropriate Panchakarma therapies are also administered based on the requirement of the individual
Various asanas of yoga postures for losing extra fat
Walking and regular exercise helps in maintaining good healthOvercome stress, if the cause is stress or depression
Proper diet and inculcating conscious eating habits
Accomodation at Govardhan Ecovillage is equipped to provide you the mesmerising experience of living in nature without compromising the basic comforts of modern life. The stay here is characterised by healthy living amidst serene natural environment to heighten your journey to explore the inner peace. Eco-living being the cornerstone of all our programs, your time here will also educate you how to exist in perfect harmony with nature even in your city life.