Ayurvedic treatment of Gout at Mata Jaagi Devi Ayurveda and Yoga Research Institute

In Ayurveda, Gout is believed to be caused due to an imbalance in Vata dosha. Our body normally has tri-dosha - Vata, Pitta and Kapha. A balance between these tri-dosha helps in keeping us fit and healthy, Any type of imbalance leads to illness.

In Ayurveda, Gout is believed to be caused due to an imbalance in Vata dosha. Our body normally has tri-dosha - Vata, Pitta and Kapha. A balance between these tri-dosha helps in keeping us fit and healthy, Any type of imbalance leads to illness. Ayurvedic treatment of Gout at Mata Jaagi Devi Ayurveda and Yoga Research Institute helps in decreasing the pain and at the same time curing the disease completely.

The duration of the Ayurvedic treatment depends on how sick the person is, if he/she is in the initial stage of the disease, the treatment is quick but if the disease has spread to joints, it takes time to heal a patient.

Gout attacks occurs due to the formation of uric acid crystals in the joints. Normally uric acid is formed during the digestion and is excreted by out kidney. But if we eat something that have excess amount of uric acid or our kidney stops working properly due to alcohol intake, kidney fails to excrete the uric acid and it starts to build up in the body in form of crystals. Uric acid crystals that traverse through blood and starts to accumulate in the joints causing a lot of pain.

Avoid drinking alcohol, eating high protein rich diet, instead start taking diet that can be easily digest and does not affect the metabolism. It is advised that patients should consult an Ayurvedic doctor about what they should eat and what should be avoided.

Causes of Gout:

  • Heredity
  • Obesity
  • Lack of exercises
  • Eating junk food
  • Insufficient sleep
  • High alcohol intake

Ayurvedic treatment of Gout involves Abhyanga therapy, Pizhichil, Snehana and other Panchakarma therapies where lukewarm herbal oils are used along with medical decoction extracted from herbs and plants. During the treatment patient must maintain a strict herbal diet that helps in fighting Gout. The treatment first focuses on reducing the pain through herbal medicines and at the same time treating the disease. Oil and herbs used helps in destroying and excreting the uric acid crystals, while yoga helps in bringing back the lost flexibility.

Medical science does not provide a complete treatment of Gout and that is why people suffering from the disease are looking towards alternative way of treatment. Ayurveda, the oldest medical system known to human kind that treats every disease naturally.