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Treatment for myopia

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ayurvedic treatment for myopia or acupuncture
Posted Fri, 14 Feb 2014 in Ayurveda
Answered by Dr. Munish Sood 1 hour later
Brief Answer: need more details Detailed Answer: Dear XXXXXXX Thanks for contacting Ayurveda with your health concern and following points need worth mentioning for Ayurveda line of Management. 1.are you asking the treatment for yourself or else or for knowledge basis? 2. were you/person concerned examined by an Ophthalmologist regarding Examination and what was the opinion of the Doctor? [any refractive error diagnosed i.e. power range of both eyes] 3. I usually follow the said protocol in my Clinic and same is expected from your side: i. myopia can be a result of nervous debility, recurrent cold and chronic constipation. [any factor in you]? ii. Improper reading habits and lack of vitamins in the body, it can be hereditary also. [any aggravating/provoking factor in you]? iii. any associated sign noticed by you: squinting, eye strain and headaches?? 4. .start taking diet which is yellow in colour i.e. Vitamin A rich diet: mango, carrots,cantaloupe (विलायती खरबूजा),egg yolk, apricots, pumpkin, papaya, are ideal. . avoid long hours of doing close work, take breaks in between if possible. 5. Ayurvedic treatment can be incorporated after you have clarified above mention concerns which will include: Internal Medicine, [saptamrit lauha,trifla ghrita] Samshodhan [Nasya], Eye Exercises [tratak karma] PS. .You are having refractive error which is caused by defects in adjustment of lens of eye, wear glasses regularly or you would end up damaging your eyes further. . constant observation and Reviewing periodically will decide the outcome. Dr. Munish Sood Consultant & Physician Naimittika Clinic.
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Follow-up: Treatment for myopia 2 hours later
please find my answers below- 1. for myself 2. power is -3 ,-3.75 3 I .frequent cold ii dnt know iii headaches
Answered by Dr. Munish Sood 12 hours later
Brief Answer: Prophylactic Aspect Detailed Answer: Dear XXXXXXX Thanks for reverting back with your concerns. 1. If it is simple Myopia that can be corrected by wearing spectacles or contact lens but glasses will not cure it. [present cause of headache, irrespective of other cause] 2. Vision should be under corrected ( never over corrected): 3. Both the Above points can be clarified with advise of Eye specialist, who will explain and train for proper exercise according to your age. 4.. maha trifla ghrita: 2 table spoon sapta amrit lauha: 500mg... twice a day . wash eyes with trifla decoction in morning. . you can go for Akshitarpan, and Nasya under expert guidance since these procedures requires closed superVISION, while Tratak karma can be performed at home after consulting Ayurveda Doctor there [how to perform it correctly] 5.having frequent cold points to weakened Immune system, thus IMMUNOMODULATION is necessary as such Rasayana drugs (Rejuvenation/Immunomodulators) should be instituted in your management as part of XXXXXXX (palliative) therapy i.e. which corrects the dysfunction of tissues without disturbing the functions of normal tissues, also Rasayana drugs potentiates humoral antibodies, by increasing serum Immunoglobulin’s such as IgA,IgG and IgM. i.Proteins are essential for antibodies production so milk, egg (white), beans,yogurt,soyamilk,pumpkin,squash,watermelon,peanuts,almonds, if non-vegetarian (meat) are choices ii.Vitamin A: helps to maintain Thymus gland which is a powerful antiviral gland : thus mango,carrots,cantaloupe (विलायती खरबूजा),egg yolk,apricots, pumpkin, papaya, are ideal iii. Vitamin C: is needed for proper functioning of immune system: amla (आमला ) is best iv.Vitamin E: is a powerful anti oxidant which helps to stimulate antibody production: peanuts, dried apricots, cooked spinach (शलगम) taro root (अरबी) can be taken v.Vitamin B is important for the activity of phagocytes: eggs, cheese, pistachio, raw garlic, sunflower and sesame oil. vi.Ashwagandha,Mandukparni,Shatavari,Trikatu,Vacha,Guduchi,are best Immunomdulators, you can consult with an Ayurveda Physician about the same. Dr. Munish Sood Naimittika
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