what is Depression?Depression is a medical illness that can interfere with your ability to handle your daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities, emotional and physical problems and can decrease a person’s ability to function at professionally and at home.
Pranayam is beneficial in treating depression and other related disorders, improving autonomic functions,relieving, and reducing signs of oxidative stress. Practice of pranayam develops a steady mind, strong will-power, and sound judgment and extends life and enhances perception. Pranayam will have greater impact on reducing depression and improve the emotional status of patients.
Meditation practice help brain better manage stress and anxiety that trigger depression. Meditation help in think better and work smarter by increasing creativity, work performance, ability to focus and other cognitive skills delivering substantial improvements in mental well-being, happiness, life satisfaction.
Shirodhara is an Panchakarma procedure for balancing the Doshas which induces a peaceful state of awareness resulting in a dynamic psycho-somatic balance through continuous pouring of oil on the forehead stimulates and soothes the hypothalamus to induce sleep. Shirodhara boosts the immune system and improves the blood circulation around the head and face.
By Dr. Nandini Bharadwaj
Consultant (Diet & Lifestyle)
Disclaimer :- The above methods,practices and suggestions in this newsletter should not be treated as a prescription for any ailment and should be followed only after consultation of Naturopathy & Ayurved Doctors.