Cancer Ayurvedic Treatment!!
Cancer is something that scares everyone. It is most burning disease that include many diseases or we can say cancer is a group of diseases which affects every organ of body. We are here with cancer alternative treatment that gives some hope and inspiration to cancer patients.
What is Cancer?
Cancer is the second leading cause for death after heart attack. It is uncontrolled growth of cells which can spread throughout the body easily. These altered cells or tissues when divide profusely, they form a mass of the tissues. This mass or lupus is called as tumor that again can obstruct the channels and block them to hinder normal functions of various organs in body. These uncontrolled tissues have ability to show their negative effects on other cells of organs and invade them via lymph or blood. In Leukemia, normal blood functions are obstructed abnormal cells division in the blood stream.
Cancer can involve any organ and depending upon organ involved ot can be of many types like bone cancer, stomach cancer, esophagus cancer, liver cancer, anal cancer, breast cancer etc. based on types of cell involved it can be classified as sarcoma, blastoma, leukemia etc.
What are Symptoms of Cancer?
- General weakness and fatigue
- Lump formation
- Thick area that can be felt under the skin
- Indigestion or bowel changes
- Improper bladder habits
- Weight changes/Weight loss or weight gain
- Skin changes
- Hoarseness of voices
- Chest pain/breathing problem
- Unexplained bleeding from body openings
- Unexplained joints or muscles pain
- Constant cough
- Fever and many more.
These are general symptoms of cancer however they vary in each patient and can be seen according to the severity of diseases.
What are the Causes and Risk Factors of Cancer?
Cancer takes place due to the changes in DNA with in cells of our body. DNA contains many genes in it which have got their specific functions to perform. They have got some instructions too. When genes are not able to follow their instructions they start growing rapidly and stop their normal functions. However some of causative factors include –
- Family history of cancer
- Excessive smoke and use of alcohol, tobacco
- Unhealthy diet
- Excessive body weight
- Exposure to UV rays, x rays, chemicals like asbestos, benzene and other harmful pollutants
- Certain medicines
- Some medical factors and viruses like hepatitis B, C, HIV etc.
Cancer take a very long time to show its symptoms so it is more seen in patients after 50 though it can occur at any age.
What is Ayurvedic Approach?
We get detailed information about Cancer (ARBUD) in Sushruta Samhita (Classical Ayurvedic text/400 BC)
As per Ayurveda, cancer is a Vata Kapha diseases. Vata, Pitta and Kapha are three body energies (biological energies) which decide individual’s disease and health state. Vata is responsible for rapid and abnormal cells growth and kapha gives them a shape or form that is called tumor. Due to kapha dosha, tumor does not get suppurate. The vitiated doshas again can invade deeper tissues like Rakta (Blood) and mamsa (muscle tissues).
What is Cancer Ayurvedic Treatment?
Though allopathic treatment can help to deal with cancer but there are further many side effects and complications of their. Weight loss, hair loss, fatigue, anorexia, indigestion are very few to mention.
Cancer ayurvedic treatment can be an excellent cancer alternative treatment. Herbs can penetrate deep in tissues to work. They can work from cellular level and help to detoxify the system completely. However herbs take more time to get absorb in body and show their results but could be very good supportive treatment especially in cancer.
Herbs like Turmeric (Haridra), Basil (Tulsi), Himalayan Cedar, (Devdaru), Winter cherry (Ashwagandha), Mukul Myrrh (Guggulu/herbal extract), Rock Sweat (Shilajit), and Orchid (Kanchnaar) are quite effective herbs that can beat cancer up to a huge extent.
Some of ayurvedic medicines for cancer are –
- Triphala Guggulu
- Kanchnaar Guggulu
- Aarogyavardhini Vati
- Guduchi Satva
- Gojihwadi Kashaya
- Panchvallakkal Kwath
- Chandraprabha Vati
- Shilajit Capsule
These can be taken under an Ayurveda expert guidance according to their body constitution, cancer stage and its symptoms.
What is Recommended Diet in Cancer?
Body is acidic in nature in diseases like cancer. If body is more acidic, it is more prone to have with health problems. In cancer Ayurveda suggest to follow an alkaline diet so that body gets back to its normal pH value.
- Easy to digest food
- Liquid diet
- Cow’s milk
- Green grams cooked with red rice (Moong daal khichadi)
- Green gram soup
- Vegetables like bottle gourds, ash gourd, and ridge gourd
- Fruits like melons, pine apple, bananas, kiwi, avocadoes, apples and papaya
- Olive oil for cooking
- Coconut water
- Heavy diet
- Spicy and oily food
- Non veg
- Packed and junk foods
- White floor and its eating stuffs like white bread, white sugar, biscuits
- Tobacco, alcohol and smoking
Cancer ayurvedic treatment can be chosen along with ongoing allopathic treatment. This helps to beat cancer from the ground level and also overcome the side effects of modern medicines.
For specific treatment, always consult an Ayurveda expert!
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