Computer has become the vital part of our daily life . In this era of technology, we rely too much on computers. These are used in every field of life entertainment gaming, medical checkup, Stocks, house hold works and then routine office jobs.
Working on the computer may sound like the most relaxed job in the world, but it’s quite the contrary as it brings lot of problems or medical conditions to our body as usually computer jobs are mostly sitting jobs.
Medical Conditions due to PC Usage
- Sitting for long time cause back pain
- Negatively influence blood circulation, like cardiovascular disease , blood pressure etc
- Extensive use of the keyboard and mouse leads to stiffening or inflammation of the muscles in your hands, arms, and neck.
- Staring at a bright screen for too long can cause dryness in eyes and headaches.
- Computer work can be stressful, isolating, and lead to depression and anxiety.
- In other words, working on the computer is as unhealthy a job as you can imagine.
Ayurveda a natural therapy helps us to come out of these medical conditions which are caused due to long sitting on computers .
- Back Pain/ Lumbar –> Potli Massage/ Kati Basti
- Eyes Dryness –> Netra Tarpan
- Stress –> Shirolepam
- Isolation –> Shirovasthi
- Insomania –> Shirodhara
- Inflammation in limbs –> Snehan + Swedan
PodiKizhi , Pattra Kizhi, Potli
In this treatment home prepared powders of herbs are used for curing the tormenting pains. These powdered herbs are packed in the special cloth and wrapped as pouch and when heated with special medicated oils, helps in curing the chronic pains. The Potlies or Pouches are made of herbs and soaked and warmed in the oil
These herbal pouches or Potlies are heated in oil to certain temperature and applied to the paining area with certain duration depending upon the sensitivity of person.
This relieves the chronic pains. Useful for curing swelling especially. These Potlies stimulates blood flow, with in the affected area and relives the chronic pain. The enhanced blood circulation not only relives the pain but also strengthens the tissues and increases the luster of skin. Usually “Nadi Swedan” is clubbed with this therapy for better results.
Kativasti, a part of pre-operative procedure (formally called Shnehan in Ayuvrveda) is Pre Panchakarma therapy. It is a very effective treatment for lower backache.Holding warm ayurvedic oils on the affected areas is called Vasti. Kati Vasti involves retention of warm thick medicated oil over the lower back or other parts of the spine for certain period
The therapy relives from back Pains. Kati Basti treats the pains in the area of lower back like lumber Spondylitis, disk prolapse, back stiffness. It Alleviates numbness due to Sciatic nerve compression & most types of low-back pain. Effective treatment for any type of back pain & spinal disorders, stiffness and other back concerns related to spinal disc problem. It also gives relief to lower back conditions like Lumber Spondylosis, Inter vertebral disc prolapses, Lumbago (low back ache), and Sciatica.
Shiro means “head,” and dhara means “dripping oil , The name comes from the Sanskrit words shiro (head) and dhara (flow). Shirodhara is based on the principle of invigorating the mind and bringing oneness in the body.
Shirodhara is a Ayurveda therapy that involves gently pouring liquids over the forehead or third eye and is considered as one of the best Panchakarma procedure.
Continuous pouring of decoction oil over the forehead (the ‘third eye’) and allowing it to flow over the scalp, using a special instrument dhara-yantra.
Shirodhara usually typically takes 40 minutes, but best results can be achieved achieved by first doing Snehana or Abhyangam, ie slow application of herbal oil to the body. This soothes the body and mind, preparing you to receive the healing.The head will be coated in oil during this treatment.
Shirodhara helps to calm the nervous system. In this procedure special oil that has qualities to balance the mind and body. Shirodhara oils contain herbs such as ashwagandha, brahmi/gotu kola, and bhringaraj. Shirodhara Oil is a nice blend of these herbs and also includes shatavari and skullcap. The type of oil tos be used depends upon the Tridosha to be balanced. Treatment is quite useful for mental stress, anxiety, eye diseases, greying of hair, neurological disorders, memory loss, insomnia.
To get the best results from therapy, please avoid using mobile phone for watching texts/video etc for half hour. And it’s best to keep the head covered for a half hour with the old towel or cloth etc . If you can wait, wash your hair the next day.
Shiro means Head and Leapm means applying the herbal paste.
Shirolepam (Thalam) is a treatment process in which herbal paste is applied over the scalp, and retain for 45 minutes. It is a simple, effective in neurological and psychic disorders, insomina and certain types of skin disorders, premature greying and hair-falling.
- Promotes nerve stimulation.
- Relieves stress and anxiety.
- Cures dandruff, hairfall,premature graying of hair and hair loss.
- Effective in hypertension management.
- Effective in migraine headache.
The meaning of Shiro – head and the meaning of Vasti – container. Shirovasti is a procedure in which oil is held in the container over the head for specific time period.
At Ayulife, we use leather hat and oil is poured from the top in such a way that oil does not spill or comes out of hat. Oil can be held for certain time in the hat. Basically, this procedure is used for treating brain diseases, head problems and neurological issues like depression, chronic headache, migraine as well as headache. This is good for recurring headaches.
Benefits of Shirovasthi
- It nourishes the Brain.
- Helps to bring mental calmness.
- Nourishes the hair root and make the hair soft & glossy.
- Helps to cure various eye disorders, Sinusitis etc.
- Improves Complexion.
- Stimulates the marma point in head
Shirovasthi is the procedure where in the medicated oil is retained on the head for a prescribed period. This oil weight presses certain Merma points like Acupuncture therapy and help in relieving the pain. The quantity of oil put in the head is almost half litre through a special hat.
Eye Washing with oils , This is very special kind of treatment where in two containers (Made of dough of urdh) are made around the eyes and oil is filled in these containers. By this procedures eyes are dipped in the pool of oil. As a result, It refresh the optical nerves and remove wrinkles around the eyes.
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