Stroke / Paralysis

Stroke is also termed as Paralysis. It is a central nervous system abnormality caused due to death of brain cells. Any interruption in blood supply to the brain leads to deprivation of oxygen and causes damage to your brain cells leading to stroke.

Causes of Stroke

  • High blood pressure.
  • Increased cholesterol levels in your blood.
  • Uncontrolled diabetes.
  • Hereditary.
  • Being very obese.
  • Sedentary lifestyle.
  • Cardiovascular diseases.
  • Increased smoking and alcohol consumption.

Signs and Symptoms of Stroke

  • Weakness of legs and arms.
  • Difficulty in hand and leg movements.
  • Disability in Vision and speech.
  • Severe headache.
  • Altered consciousness.
  • Memory loss.

Ayurvedic Treatment for Stroke


According to ayurveda, Stroke is called as Pakshaghata. Caused due to vitiation of vata dosha, which controls the motor and sensory activities in the body.

The line of treatment is to bring back the motor and sensory functions of the brain. The internal medicines boost the blood supply and natural antioxidants increase the oxygenation to the brain, rejuvenates the brain cells and decrease the cell death.The external therapies and panchakarma improves the functioning of peripheral nervous system.The heat modalities in therapy maintains the muscle tone and reduce muscle spasm/ stiffness.