Ayurvedic treatment for Cancer Pain

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Ayurveda may play a significant role in managing cancer pain by practising a combination of corrective Ahar (diet), Vihaar (exercise) and Aushadhi (Medicines) 8,9

Palliative therapy (pain relieving therapy) in Ayurveda can have a profound effect on recovery of patient from cancer. The most effective Ayurvedic therapies for such purposes are Pranayama, Yoga, Dhyana, Dharana, Samadhi, meditation, prayer and chanting of Mantra along with structured nutritional diet plans.5

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

Great care should be taken with respect to diet and nutrition while recovering from cancer. Dietary recommendations include:8

  • Grains: Barley, old rice
  • Pulses: Moong dal
  • Vegetables: Fresh radish, snake gourd, bitter gourd, rock salt, cucumber
  • Fruits: Pomegranate, apples
  • Foods to avoid: Jaggery (gud), oil, pickles, chillies, onions, garlic, arbi, meat, wine, curd, black gram

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Asana: Pawanmuktasana, Surya namaskara.
  • Pranayama: Nadi shodhana, bhramari, ujjayi.
  • Shatkarma: Trataka.
  • Other Yoga practices: Amaroli, meditation, yoga nidra.

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