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Ayurvedic Tips for Depression in Men

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Ayurvedic Tips for Depression in Men


Depression is diagnosed with the help of a psychological evaluation according to the globally accepted DSM IV criteria. To be diagnosed with depression, the symptoms must be present for at least two weeks.1

Additionally, your doctor will perform physical exams and laboratory tests to rule out any other cause of the symptoms.1

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Consume easily digestible foods such as light, non-oily, low-fat and high-fiber foods
  • Regularly consume fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Fish rich in omega fatty acids are considered good for the heart.

Avoid excess salt, alcohol and astringent foods as they may cause indigestion

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Be around favorable surroundings to lead a peaceful life
  • Regular walking may be beneficial -  10 minute walk may be just as good as a 45-minute workout.
  • Avoid stress, excessive exercise, unprotected and excessive sex, and suppression of urges (vegavidharan)
  • Meditation may help in management of depression and its symptoms
  • Practice Yogasanas Some asanas that are helpful are as follows:3

Dhanurasana Shavasana Nadishodhan pranayama

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