Ayurvedic treatment for Deep vein thrombosis

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Deep vein thrombosis

DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS AYURVEDIC TREATMENT

In vata affected sira, Ayurveda talks about treatment regime called raktamokshana. One general way of doing this is through leech therapy. There are various other bloodletting techniques that can help remove the clot. Along with this Ayurveda also gives some cardio protective diet and lifestyle tips.2

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Include herbs like garlic, ginger, turmeric in your diet which has powerful anti-inflammatory, blood thinning and anti-microbial activities
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Avoid too sour, salty, oily and fried food items

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

Ayurveda suggests combination of dietary and lifestyle changes and herbs that may be beneficial for the management of the condition. Charaka has mentioned ten drugs under Hridya Mahakashaya or the group of herbs that are specific for cardiac health.

  • Regular exercise helps in improving the proper blood circulation and health of blood vessels
  • During travelling for long hours stretch your legs and try to walk for few minutes
  • Wearing elastic stockings helps in blood flow
  • Avoid long periods of inactivity
  • Bed ridden patients should be given regular stretching exercises
  • Try to raise the leg while sleeping

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