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Autism (Unmada)


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          Autism is a developmental disorder. Onset is at the age of 1 to 2 years.

          Autism disorder affects behaviour,development and communication.

          According to Ayurveda all neuro psycological disorders comes under “UNMADA”

          The vitiated doshas moves upward and affects the brain regions and causes unmade.

       CAUSES: Genetics

  • Vitiated doshas
  • Incompatible food
  • Contaminated food
  • Poluted food
  • Injuries to the brain
  • Exposure to toxic chemical
  • Being born prematurely
  • Having low birth weight
  • Drinking alcohol,smoking or misusing drugs while pregnant
  • Exposure to high levels of toxic lead
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Symptoms: Unresponsive to common stimuli

  • Impaired social interaction
  • Withdrawn behaviour
  • Avoiding eye contact
  • An inability to react to others emotions or feelings
  • Mental confusion          
  • Impaired conscious ness
  • Loss of communication with others
  • Loss of learned skills and socialization skills

Types:      Vataja unmada  

                             Pittaja unmada   

                            Kaphaja unmade

                            Sannipataja unmade

                           Agantuja unmada

 



Treatment Case Study

 

Treatment: Snehapana(Internal oleation with medicated ghe)

                     Shiro pichu(Application of medicated oil on head)

                     Mridhu snehana shodhana(Purificatory procedures)

                     Niruha & sneha vasti(Decotion&Oil enema)

                     Nasya(Administration of medicine through nose)

SINGLE HERBS: Brahmi - Bacopa monneiri

                            Ashwagandha - Withania somneifera

                            Shankhapushpi - Clitoria ternatia

                            Jatamansi - Nardostachys jatamansi

                            Yashtimadhu - Glycyrrhiza glabra

                            Vilwa - Aegle marmelos

 Ayurvedic medicines like Brahmi gritham,Ashwagandharishtam,saraswatharishtam etc

 

 



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Autism (Unmada)