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How does Ayurveda approach the prevention and management of lung cancer?

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How does Ayurveda approach the prevention and management of lung cancer?

QuestionsCategory: cancerHow does Ayurveda approach the prevention and management of lung cancer?
Gagandeep asked 8 months ago
How does Ayurveda approach the prevention and management of lung cancer?
Dr. Bommu Venkateshwara Reddy Staff replied 7 months ago

Basic ayurvedic strategies aimed to maintain the balance the of three “doshas” such as Vata, Pitta, and Kapha; “trimalas” such as Sweda, Mutra, Purisha; “saptadhatus” such as Rasa, Rakta, Mamsa, Meda, Asthi, Majja, Shukra; “agni” includes of all 13 types; and “Ojas.” These all specific elements are estimated to play a key role in regulating the overall health and preventing the progression of lung cancer.

Fundamental approach of ayurveda towards lung cancer:
Tridosha Balance (Balance aggravated Doshas)
Enhancing Metabolic Fire (Corrects Agni)
Aam Elimination (Expel toxins)
Strotas Cleansing (Channel Purification)
Rasayana (Rejuvenation of abnormal tissue without catalysing cancerous growth)

Ayurvedic approach is an integrated system of medicine which addresses the pathogenicity of various diseases. Panchakarma technique, being a central component of ayurvedic treatments which helps in detoxification of the body, restoration of normal function, elimination of toxins (ama), and restriction of cancerous growth.
Important procedures employed in the management of lung cancer comprises:
Vaman (therapeutic vomiting),
Virechana (purgation therapy),
Basti (enema therapy),
Abhyanga (therapeutic oil massage), and
Swedana (sudation therapy).
Detoxification methods of panchkarma are highly focused on identification of the root cause of lung cancer by repairing, cleansing, and rejuvenating the inner tissues and cells of the body.

In Ayurveda, improvement in the quality of life of the patients was developed by enhancing the immune system. It can increase the patient’s lifespan. With these, spreading of cancer can be reduced in lung cancer cases.

Regular breathing exercises through meditation will have a great deal in healing the health problems and coping up with lung cancer.
Massage therapy works efficiently by applying herbal and medicinal oils on the body.

Aromatherapy also proved to be the effective way to treating lungs by inhaling essential oils as vapour
Avoiding the intake of alcohol and tobacco smoking increases the life of healthy cells.

Reviewing all the ayurvedic principles of prakriti, agni and ama, realm of mind, body and spirit or consciousness, prakriti is an important principle which helps in designing of lifestyle for maintenance of personal health. Proper food habits with provision of intake of rich food with fruits and vegetables and eliminating the waste or toxins from the body.

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