Depression (Stress Management)

  • Depression is caused as a result of imbalance in the neurotransmitters and the molecule serotonin in the brain. The antidepressants in conventional medicine helps in improving the mood by increasing the level of serotonin in brain. Hence, conventional medicine focuses on managing rather than curing the depression.

    Depression can be related with the chemical imbalance as a consequence of repressing the emotions and the feelings. It’s the stress that affects everything
    & causes serious heart ailments, addictions, Obesity, Skin conditions, etc.

    Ayurvedic Perspective

    According to Ayurveda, excessive mental and physical stress and when a fundamental imbalance develops in the biological intelligence that cause bodily processes can cause depression and anxiety.

    • Vata imbalance contributes to anxiety, fear, mental instability and insomnia.
    • Pitta imbalance may give rise to anger and irritability.
    • Kapha imbalance may lead to lethargy and depression.

    Factors that contribute to Depression
    Since depression and anxiety can be influenced by many factors, such as diet, digestion, toxin accumulation, stress, exercise levels and daily routine, At Vibe Ayurveda, Ayurveda treatments balance many physiological functions simultaneously.
    Our experience at Vibe Ayurveda is that any unresolved long-standing bs issues also cause chemical imbalance over time leading to depression.

    Panchakarma in Stress Management
    We at Vibe ayurveda offer a program that includes holistic practices like healthy diet & lifestyle, yog-kriya, regular meditation, restful sleep, pranayama and a profound relaxing therapy called Shirodhara, a constant flow of warm oil over the forehead, Takra-dhara, constant flow of butter milk mixed with herbal decoction over the forehead for conditions like Insomnia, Ksheer-dhara, constant flow of warm milk cooked with herbal decoction in other mental illnesses.

    Ayurvedic herbs
    Therefore a program is designed to identify, diagnose and release the suppressed emotions with nourishing Ayurvedic therapiethess, herbs like Ashwagandha( withania somnifera) & Brahmi (Centella Asiatica) that have anti- depressant properties.

    As it’s a slow healing process, it is recommended that people shouldn’t stop taking their regular prescribed antidepressants without consulting both conventional practitioner as well as Ayurvedic practitioner as these herbs are not a substitute for antidepressants but a component of the holistic practices and therapies that may be helpful in depression.