Sleep Apnoea

ashish_ayur, 27 May 2015 21:04  this question feed

Hi, My mother is suffering from sleep apnoea What is the ayurvedic approach to cure sleep apnoea

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Hello,

Sleep apnea is a breathing disorder while on sleep. If it is associated with infrequent breathing during sleep, this condition is called as sleep apnea. This condition may appear commonly in males who are overweighed, obese, even with large neck size, with enlarged tonsils, if someone is suffering from GERD or gastro esophageal reflux disorder, who are alcoholics, and chronic smokers may suffer from sleep apnea. This condition is called as obstructive sleep apnea.

With various tests and methods, this condition can be diagnosed.

In your mother case, it is important to know her age and other comorbid factors if she is suffering from. Like diabetes, hypertension, or hyperlipidemia with weight gain etc.

With the help of Indian system of medicines that includes Yoga and Ayurveda, there are chances one can expect improvements.

With the help of breathing exercises and yoga postures, one can try to regularize breathing pattern and with slight modifications in sleeping patterns, there are chances to correct such conditions with these type of alternative therapies considering sleep apnea from mild to moderate. In your mother case, it is not clear whether she is suffering from severe or mild form.

Following medicine is helpful, it is called Divya Saptamrit Lauh and Ashwagandha Ghrit are helpful.

posted by Dr.Vijay on 12 June 2015

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Hi Doctor,

My mothers age is 55 yrs, and yes she is obese, she is practicing yoga to reduce yoga. She has started it recently. However she is also using CPAP machine.She does not have diabetes, no hypertension, but yes over weight. She has BP problem also. We have done sleep test, it suggests she has severe sleep apnea, I will tell her to use the medicines prescribed by you. Thanks for that.If you find anything which could be beneficial for my mother please suggest me. Thank You

Ashish Mandal80######97as******tes@***.com

posted by ashish.ites on 15 June 2015

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