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How does Ayurveda recommend dealing with the fear associated with a cancer diagnosis?

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How does Ayurveda recommend dealing with the fear associated with a cancer diagnosis?

QuestionsCategory: cancerHow does Ayurveda recommend dealing with the fear associated with a cancer diagnosis?
Dheeraj asked 7 months ago
How does Ayurveda recommend dealing with the fear associated with a cancer diagnosis?
Dr. Bommu Venkateshwara Reddy Staff replied 7 months ago

Fear is penultimate when a person is suffering from any type of cancer. After proper understanding of the cancer outcome, staging, and treatment, one can cope up the emotions.

Fear leads to anxiety, stress, worry about the post effects of cancer and its journey of treatment. Positive approach is necessary for dealing with various emotions.

Ways to deal with your fear:
It helps to find a way of dealing with your anxieties.

Have a talk with a friend or relative for the support during treatment
Reassurance from the nurses and doctors by second opinion
Following relaxation exercises such as deep breathing, mindfulness,
Have a relaxing massage once a week
Perform some regular exercises for personal relief and enjoy

Ayurveda is called the life of knowledge by procuring the medicines from plants in nature. It is the oldest method followed in India to cure many illnesses.

Ayurveda help in cancer management

It can alter a pro-carcinogenic environment to an anti-carcinogenic environment by a proper diet and lifestyle with Panchakarmas.
It employs various herbal formulations to promote supportive care for cancer management.
It utilises rasayana – immunomodulatory therapies/ interventions to prevent cancer and promotes better care of cancer management
To reduce the fear during the cancer journey, specific ayurvedic treatments are; performing routine yoga and meditation through pranayama breathing exercises.

By following yoga, persons can do various poses (asanas) by making them flexible so it can reduce stress of fear. Through meditation and pranayama breathing exercises we inhale enormous amounts of air (oxygen) into the body helps in production of more energy compared to normal breathing rate. This enormous amount of energy makes us active and perform our daily activities. It gives calmness and peace so that it can confront fear among us.
Herbs for immunomodulation effects:
Tulsi, guduchi, aloe vera, ashwagandha, kithara, turmeric, and amalaki are the recommended herbs for cancer management

Ayurvedic massages with medicinal oils relaxes the body and gives peace to the mind that helps in reduction of fear. Having a proper diet with fruits and vegetables especially (colourful) have high amounts of antioxidants to keep us healthy and energised in our daily life. It reduces a lot of fear of cancer management.

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