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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Ayurvedic treatment for Neuralgia

Ayurvedic remedy for Occipital Neuralgia 

All Neuralgias are basically caused due to Vata imbalance. Sometimes it's not only vata but accompanied by Pitta imbalance. It's very important to balance both vata and pitta. Ghee, Ashwagandha, Bramhi, Guggul are excellent for Vata. Mukta Pishti ( pearls ) and other Pishti's are excellent for Pitta as well as Vata. 

1. Cap. Ashwagandha -1 twice daily 
2. Cap. Bramhi - 2 twice daily
3. Cap. Guggul - 1 twice daily ( for Vata but not good for pitta, that's why low dosage is recommended ) 

4. Here is the Classical Ayurvedic combination for stress, anxiety, fears which is good for overall health and helps in all sort of neuralgias. 

Praval Panchamrit - 5 gm 
Vriht Vat Chintamani Ras- 2 gm 
Bramhi Vati with gold - 2 gm 
Yogender Ras - 1 gm 
Yakuti - 1 gm 
Sangeyashav Pishti - 5 gm 
Mukta Pishti - 2 gm 
Praval Pisthi - 5 gm 
Akik pishti - 5 gm 
Kamdudha Ras - 5 gm 
Giloy Satv - 10 gm 
Trailokyachinta mani ras - 2 gm 
Smriti Sagar Ras- 5 gm 
Vat Gajankush Ras -  5 gm 
Vat kulantak Ras - 1 gm 
-----------------------------------------Mix all together, make 60 sachets, give 1 sachet twice daily with Honey. 


5. Maharishi Amrit Kalash  - 1 teaspoonful twice daily- To Balance overall health and provide nutrition. 

6. Bramhi Ghritam - 1 teaspoonful twice daily or at night - To balance Vata and Pitta. 

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Diet in Crohn's Disease (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) - Prefer and Avoid

Here is the list of things one needs to avoid

  • Coffee
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohns disease
  • Carbonated beverages/ soft drinks like pepsi, coke.
  • Milk, cheese
  • Dried beans, peas, black daal, kidney beans ( rajmah), chick peas (kabuli chana).
  • Raw vegetables
  • Dried fruits and other fruits with seeds
  • Citrus fruits as these are acidic in nature and again worst the symptoms.
  • Hot sauce, pepper
  • White flour
  • Nuts, crunchy nut butters
  • Popcorn
  • Meat
  • Spicy foods, sauces
  • Garlic, ginger
  • High fiber diet - Though Fiber, the undigested part of food, is found in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables. While fiber is good for most people, it can be hard for someone with ulcerative colitis to handle. “You should limit fiber to less than 2 grams per serving as your symptoms are still active.
  • Late night sleep
  • Mental stress and tension


  • Pomegranate juice -50 ml twice daily. It helps to arrest the bleeding and provides essential nutrients.
  • Fresh yogurt + banana every day. 
  • Pumpkin, ridge guard, round guard, bottle guard
  • Chew few petals of rose petals and marigold flower petals every day.
  • Green grass juice one glass daily.
  • Green grams (Moong daal).
  • Moong daal khichadi.
  • Herbal tea daily once made from cumin, coriander, thyme and fennel.

Dietary Recommendations for Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer, diet for prostate cancer, diet in prostate cancer
  • Reduce animal fat in your diet (Avoid if vegan).
  • Avoid trans fatty acids, these are high in margarines, and fried and baked foods.
  • Significantly increase your fresh fruit, herb, and vegetable consumption daily.
  • Avoid calcium rich diets
  • Increase your natural vitamin C consumption -- this includes citrus, berries, spinach, cantaloupe, sweet peppers, and mango.
  • Include green tea in your diet.
  • Eat leafy dark-green vegetables frequently.
  • Cruciferous vegetables are cancer protective. These include cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower.
  • Tomatoes and especially tomato products are very high in lycopene, a powerful anticancer substance.
  • Use olive oil, which is very healthy and rich in vitamin E and antioxidants. Avocado oil is also good
  • Stopping smoking can help to reduce the side effects of treatment for prostate cancer.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption as well.
  • Selenium is great for boosting the immune system. Good sources of selenium include Brazil nuts, fish, seafood, liver, kidney and poultry.
  • Try drinking a glass of concentrated pomegranate juice a day.
  • Walking, swimming, cycling and gardening are all good exercises that can help cancer patients lead a better life.
  • Maintain a positive frame of mind. It is quintessential to the effectiveness of any form of treatment.

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