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Ayurveda Can Cure
Migraine: Padma Shree Prakash
9th Mile, Ri Bhoi, 25 April 2018: “Migraine is a disease
of the urban society. Healthy life style and proper Ayurvedic
medication can cure migraine, which is not possible by
allopathic treatment”, said Padma Shree Vaidya Balendu Prakash,
Director, Vaidya Chandra Prakash Cancer Research Foundation,
Dehradun. Padma Shree Prakash was delivering a talk on “Relief
from Migraine through Ayurveda” organized by the University of
Science & Technology, Meghalaya (USTM) here today.
Addressing hundreds of students at USTM, Prakash said that
migraine is mainly caused by irregular eating habits, arresting
of basic urges like sleep, hunger, urine, stool etc., irregular
life style, anxiety, worry, lack of exercises, use of certain
drugs and diseases affecting the hepato-biliary system.
According to him, regulated diet of three meals and three snacks
(1600 calories) a day, eight hour sleep and a combination of
four classical Ayurvedic formulations (Herbo – minerals) namely,
Narikel Lavana, NUMAX, Rason Vati and Godanti Mishran are the
Ayurvedic treatment protocol for migraine.
Referring to a study conducted by him and Prof (Dr) Manjari
Tripathi, Department of Neurology, AIIMS, New Delhi on
“Randomised controlled clinical trial to evaluate prophylactic
properties of Ayurvedic treatment protocol in refractory and
chronic migraine patients” during 2012 to 2016, he said that
Ayurveda treatment protocol has significant and sustainable
effect in the prevention of migraine in comparison to modern
medicines without causing any side effect. Under the study the
patients fulfilling IHSDC for Migraine carries pitta dominant
pulse and pain/tenderness on palpation in Gall Bladder and Colon
area of abdomen Acid alkaline imbalance within digestive tract.
He also said that females are mostly vulnerable to Migraine than
males. While interacting with the students, he emphasized on the
importance of research and innovation. He also said that there
is a need for experimental and clinical pharmacological studies
to understand and establish Ayurvedic concepts of treatment
towards the cause and cure of Migraine.