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Autism Care

Autism Care

Autism care program is centred around taking care of psychological disorders. The Ayurveda modalities leveraged in this program helps in restoring the balance amongst perturbed Doshas and aims at addressing a range of physical and mental-health conditions frequently accompany autism.

Autism is neurodevelopment disorder, interfere with normal functioning of brain and challenge the child development in the area of social interaction, communication dealings, emotional conduct.

Principles of Ayurveda helps in detailed understanding and management of causative factors in Autism, these principles provide us deep knowledge and combination of modalities like use of herbs and therapeutics procedures for effective management of Autism.

Causes related to Autism:

Antenatal Causes

According to Ayurveda, brain of unborn child develops from mother aspect hence it is extremely crucial to give prime attention and care to the food and activities during pregnancy. The unwholesome food and activities especially during fifth- and sixth-months cause imbalances in the Doshas. Even mental status of mother during pregnancy plays an important role in well being of offspring. The deranged Doshas effects intrauterine growth of the unborn child and leads to any kind of neurodevelopmental disorders including Autism.

The following factors which should be prohibited in pregnancy for a healthy child are -:

  • Incompatible food – There are certain kinds of food which are unsuitable to one’s constitution, which have harmful effects and should be eschewed. An Ayurveda practitioner can provide personalized information on suitable diet and lifestyle as per individual constitution.
  • Incompatible food combination- Certain combination of food when taken together produces harmful material or toxins which can interfere with the nutrition of unborn child.
    Few e.g. are mentioned below-:
  1. Consumption of milk with honey
  2. Consumption of sour and salty things with milk
  3. Eating hot and cold things together (by temperature and inherent nature)
  • Smoking and alcohol to be strictly avoided in pregnancy.
  • Indulgence in sex can be harmful for baby.
  • Any kind of physical stress which is over exerting should be stopped like extreme walking, travelling etc.
  • Mental assault- Pregnant woman should not remain under constant stress, fear or unhappy as these factors interfere with the emotional patterns of baby.

Perinatal Causes

  • During normal child birth, if woman severely bear down in absence of full dilatation of cervix then there is unbalanced Vata.
  • And, if there is reluctance or delaying in pushing out the baby when cervix is fully dilated, causes hypoxia in babies.
  • Any kind of trauma, hypoxia, ischemic insult, hypo or hyperglycemia to baby which consequently leads to brain damage may prompt development of Autistic features in some babies
  • Post natal meningitis, seizures, jaundice may trigger Autism in some babies.

About the program – Autism Care

Autism care program is centered around taking care of psychological disorders. The Ayurveda modalities leveraged in this program helps in restoring the balance amongst perturbed Doshas and aims at addressing a range of physical and mental-health conditions frequently accompany autism.

At Alleviate we follow over 5000-year-old Ayurveda modalities, which are extremely effective in supporting the health conditions in Autism

We follow a holistic approach focused on improving overall conditions in autism
Our program aims at strengthening the sensory and motor functions and helps in providing overall a stable state. We use medicated Ghirta (clarified butter) and herbs, which helps in controlling the intensity and severity of the perturbed Doshas. This helps in improving following conditions:

  • Improved sleep
  • Improve speech and social skills
  • Plans to improve attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Approaches to reduce all sorts of anxiety and depression
  • Decrease all kinds of Vata disorders- epilepsy, seizures etc.

To reinforce gastro-intestinal system -Herbs and formulation are used for increasing digestion so to facilitates the nourishment of cells and tissues and to provide relief to digestive discomfort such as:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Aversion to certain taste and textures
  • Constipation, diarrhea, stomach ache and cramps, over eating etc.

Therapies

We use combination of rejuvenation and detoxification therapies to help stabilize any physical conditions. The main Doshain Autism is excessive Vata which can be easily controlled and curbed by Panchkarma therapies. The therapies mentioned are used to promote the growth of brain as well as improve the sensory and motor functions by reducing the excess Vata. At Alleviate we provide below mentioned therapiesas per the patient condition

  • Abhyanga- It is gentle massage with medicated oil involving vital points of body which helps in internal healing and brings serenity to mind.
  • Sirodhara- Pouring of medicated oil as a continuous stream on vital points present on forehead. Head in Ayurveda is given prime importance, not only is the place of brain and nervous system but also the primarily seat of Prana Vayu. Prana Vayu governs the sensory and motor functions. Hence by nurturing Prana Vayu, brain and nervous system disorders are improved
  • Siropichu- Overhead application of medicated oil, brings nourishment to brain tissues and provide calming effect
  • Sirolepam- Overhead application of medicated herbal paste balances the increased Vata and provide nourishment and serenity to brain
  • Takradhara- Pouring of medicated butter milk helps in reducing the heat or pitta in brain which helps to calm down hyperactive symptoms in autism

Consult Dr. Maini today for a detailed assessment of your condition and customized program for Autism Care

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Information given by our website is provided for informational purposes and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by a physician or other medical professionals. You should not use the information given for diagnosing a health problem or disease. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your health care provider. The above information is just a guide to general circumstances and in no way, should it contradict the advice that you have been given by your naturopath, doctor of natural medicine, medical doctor or specialist. The services or products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any diseases.


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