Vata diseases


VATA DISEASES


Some important diseases:

Introduction:

         Vata is the major disorder among three Doshas as Vata, Pitta and Kapha because Pitta and Kapha are also active along with vata. Duodenum is the main spot of vata in the body. Spreading of vata is called Vata disorder. Vata disorders are present in five portions of our body which is known by five names.    

Following are the five portions of vata-

1. Udan Vayu          - this Vata disorder is present in the throat.

2. Apan Vayu         - this disorder is related from intestine to rectum.

3. Pran Vayu           - this disorder is present in the heart and its upper portion

4. Vyan Vayu          - this disorder is present all over the body

5. Saman Vayu       - this disorder is present in the stomach and big intestine 

Kinds of vata:

Rheumatis:

         In this disease, the patient suffers from fever. In addition to, he suffers from swelling and pain in the joints. In this disease, water gathers in the joints of bones of the patient. When the patient wakes up in the morning, he feels stiffness in the hands and feet. He feels violent pain in the joints. Shape of body organ deforms because of curved joints of the body. 

Articular rheumatism:

          When polluted liquid gathers in the intestines, she suffers from pain in the joints of bones and stiffness. 

Gout:

          This disease is troublesome very much. This disease occurs in the body when uric acid increases in the blood and gathers in the joints of the body. But when urea does not burn in the body completely because of any reason, it starts to be gathered in the joints of bones and this thing becomes the cause of stones later on.

Ache in the muscles:

        In this disease, neck, waist, muscles near about the eyes, heart, armpit and other muscles of the body get affected. Because of this reason, the patient starts to feel pain in the body. The patient feels excessive pain in those organs which are pressed.

Rheumatism:

        Flexible bones which connect to the joints of bones and cover to the joints abrade and a new bone starts to grow near about the bones. Joints of thighs and knees get affected very much in this disease because of which the victim suffers very much in this disease.

Symptoms of vata disorders:

  • In this disease, the patient suffers from dryness and aridness in the body.
  • Complexion of the body skin starts to fade in this disease.
  • In this disease, the patient feels excessive stiffness and pain in the body.
  • The patient feels heaviness in the head and he suffers from headache too in this disease.
  • Stomach of the patient starts to puff in this disease and he feels heaviness in the stomach.  
  • The patient suffers from violent ache in the body.
  • The patient feels ache in the joints of the body.
  • Mouth of the patient starts to dry in this disease.
  • He suffers from hiccup and belching.

Cause of vata disorders:

  • Accumulation of wind in the duodenum, stomach and rectum is the main cause of the origin of this disease.
  • A person may be the cause of this disease if meal eaten by the patient does not digest properly.
  • When a person becomes the victim of constipation because of indigestion, he suffers from wind in the stomach. Thus, vata disorder occurs.
  • Origin of wind in the stomach becomes the cause of vata disorder.
  • All the people who are the victim of constipation become the victim of vata disorder.
  • Dietetic errors and having meal on proper time become the cause of vata disorder.
  • A person becomes the victim of vata disorder if he does not evacuate urine and stool on time.

Treatment of this disorder according to naturopathy:

  • First, the patient should increase the circulation of blood in the joints of bones for the treatment of this disease. For it, the patient should mix half spoon salt in one tub filled with hot water. When water of the tub may become lukewarm, the patient should sit by keeping his feet in the tub and he should keep a wet towel on his head at this time. The patient should wrap a blanket around the neck.  He should keep on drinking water while doing so and cold water should be poured on the head. Sweating starts to perspire from the body after only 20 minutes by doing the treatment as mentioned. Thus, all polluted liquid expel out from the body. In this way, the patient of vata disorder starts to get rid of this disease.  
  • Take two vessels for the treatment of the patient of vata disorder. Fill cold water in vessel and hot water in another. Immerse one towel in each vessel. After five minutes, wring towel and foment to the affected portion. Thereafter, keep cold towel on the affected portion. Repeat this process for at least thrice a day. This disease starts to be cured.  
  • The patient of this disease should drink the juice of such fruits as mosambi, grapes, orange and lemon for four days regularly. In addition to, the patient should lick one spoon honey for at least four times in day. After that, the patient should eat fruits for some days.
  • Bones become weak because of the deficiency of calcium and phosphorus. Hence, spinach, milk, tomato, and carrot should be included in meal by the patient. 
  • Raw flakes of garlic works as a fail proof medicine for the treatment of vata disorder. Hence, the patient should eat 4-5 flakes of garlic regularly in this disease.
  • The patient should include breads of flour without sieving, sprouted green kidney bean and salad on large scale in his meal.
  • The patient should take for at least half spoon seeds of fenugreek and a little regularly. The disease is cured by the use of this medicine.
  • The patient should take deep breath in the morning and evening in open air for the treatment of this disease. The patient gets sufficient oxygen by doing so. Thus, the patient starts to get rid of this disease.  
  • The patient of vata disorder gets rid of this disease by massaging the body.
  • The patient should massage the body by sitting in sunlight in the morning regularly. Sunlight proves very beneficial for the treatment of the patient of vata disorder. 
  • Heat sesame oil with 4-5 flakes of garlic and mix a little caraway for the treatment of this disease. Thereafter, cool the preparation. After that, massage all the joints of bones with this oil. Thus, the patient gets rid of this disease soon.