CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) – Ayurvedic Treatment, Diet, Exercises, Research Papers, Yoga & Pranayama

Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is a medical emergency, that occurs when the blood flow to the part of the brain is reduced.

  • SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • CAUSES OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • DIAGNOSIS OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • TREATMENTS FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • PROGNOSIS OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • COMPLICATIONS OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA)   AND AYURVEDA
  • NIDANA- AYURVEDIC CAUSES OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • PURVAROOPAM- AYURVEDIC PREMONITORY SYMPTOMS OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • SAMPRAPTI – AYURVEDIC PATHOGENESIS OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • LAKSHANA- AYURVEDIC SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • AYURVEDIC PROGNOSIS OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • CHIKITSA- AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • AYURVEDIC LOCAL TREATMENT FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • AYURVEDIC SAMANA TREATMENT FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • AYURVEDIC SHODHANA TREATMENT FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • COMMONLY USED AYURVEDIC MEDICINES FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • HOME REMEDIES FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • DIET AND BEHAVIOUR FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • YOGA FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 
  • RESEARCH PAPERS ON AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  • Paralysis of one side of the body
  • Difficulty in walking
  • Numbness or weakness of limbs
  • Visual problems
  • Difficulty in speaking
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Headache
  • Vertigo
  • Balance disorder
  • Reduced sensation of touch

CAUSES OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  • Blockage of blood flow to the brain – ischemic stroke
  • Rupture of blood vessels in the brain – hemorrhagic stroke

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  • Blood clots or fatty deposits that build up in the blood vessels cause blockage of blood flow to a part of the brain. Reduced blood supply causes ischemic stroke. Overuse of anticoagulants, traumatic injuries to the brain, uncontrolled hypertension etc cause rupture of blood vessels in the brain leading to hemorrhagic stroke.

DIAGNOSIS OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  • Proper history taking
  • Neurological examinations
  • MRI
  • CT scan
  • Cerebral angiogram
  • Echocardiogram

TREATMENTS FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  • Clot dissolving medications
  • Surgical interventions – angioplasty, carotid endarterectomy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Rehabilitation

PROGNOSIS OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  • The prognosis of ischemic stroke is good compared to hemorrhagic stroke.

COMPLICATIONS OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA)                           

  • Paralysis
  • Seizures
  • Memory loss
  • Bedsores
  • Depression

CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) AND AYURVEDA

  • In Ayurveda,cerebrovascular accident (CVA) or ‘pakshaghata’ falls under Vata vyadhi or a Vata dosha imbalance disorder.
  • Vata vyadhi can be correlated to neurological or neuromuscular disorders. The causes and pathogenesis of diseases caused by vitiation of Vata dosha, in general, are the exclusive cause and pathogenesis ofpain, numbness, and weakness.

NIDANA- AYURVEDIC CAUSES OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  • Excess consumption of ununctuous, cold food
  • Excessive physical exercise.
  • Suppression of natural urges.
  • Trauma
  • Injuries

PURVAROOPAM- AYURVEDIC PREMONITORY SYMPTOMS OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  • No specific premonitory symptoms for ‘pakshaghata’

SAMPRAPTI – AYURVEDIC PATHOGENESIS OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  • Vata, pitta and kapha dosha move through all channels of circulation. Due to the subtle nature of vata it impels the remaining two doshas.
  • The aggravated vata having provoked these two doshas, exacerbated and fills up the empty channels and moved greatly inside them or by getting enveloped by the other doshas.
  • The aggravated vata resides in the brain and body and produces different kinds of aches and paralysis.

LAKSHANA- AYURVEDIC SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  • Paralysis – angasada, pakshaghata
  • Sada – weakness
  • Swara bhanga – difficulty in speech
  • Shirasula – headache
  • Drik nasa – visual problems
  • Bhrama – vertigo
  • Gati bhramsa – difficulty in walking

AYURVEDIC PROGNOSIS OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  • Difficult to cure – krichra sadhya

CHIKITSA- AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

Ayurvedic local treatment for cerebrovascular accident (cva) 

  • Svedam – Fermentation
  • Talam, shirodhara, shirovasthi,shiro abhyanga – medicinal application on the head
  • Abhyanga – oil massage on the body

AYURVEDIC SAMANA TREATMENT FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  • Dasamoolarishtam
  • Rasaraj ras
  • Bruhat vata chintamani rasa
  • Laksha guggulu
  • Sahacharadi kashaya
  • Trayodasanga guggulu
  • Mahayogaraja guggulu
  • Dhanadhanayanadi kashaya
  • Kalyana avaleha

 AYURVEDIC SHODHANA TREATMENT FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  • VASTHI – Medicated enema

COMMONLY USED AYURVEDIC MEDICINES FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

Internal administration

External application

  • Snehadhara – with balaswagandha tailam and ksheerabala tailam
  • Shashtika Sali panda sweda

HOME REMEDIES FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  • Proper rest
  • Drinking plenty of fluids
  • Bathing in warm water
  • Body massaging

DIET AND BEHAVIOUR FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  • Avoid food items that produce vata dosha imbalance like cold and dry food, hard to digest. Because vata imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Consume easily digestible food items, cow’s milk
  • Avoid heavy exercises which further aggravate the conditions.
  • Oil massage on the whole body is advised. This alleviates vata dosha.
  • Take proper rest.

YOGA FOR CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  • Nadi Shuddi Pranayam   

The patient needs to be seated in a meditative posture with the head and spine erect, and the body relaxed. The patient has to close one nostril (e.g. left nostril if using the right hand and vice versa) with the thumb and exhale completely through the other nostril. Again, he will have to breathe in deeply through the other nostril while the opposite nostril is still closed with the thumb.                             

  • Savasana – relaxes body and mind

RESEARCH PAPERS ON AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (CVA) 

  1. Ayurvedic management of stroke with special reference to left temporoparietal lobe gliosis: a case report

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/270274298_AYURVEDIC_MANAGEMENT_OF_STROKE_WITH_SPECIAL_REFERENCE_TO_LEFT_TEMPOROPARIETAL_LOBE_GLIOSIS_A_CASE_REPORT

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