Fatty Liver Ayurvedic Treatment in Kerala
Liver is a second largest organ in our body which performs many functions such as removing toxins from the blood streams , maintaining blood sugar level in the blood etc ..
Functions of liver
The liver is an essential organ with multiple life-supporting functions, that regulates most chemical levels in the blood and secretes a clear yellow fluid called bile. Simply, it supports metabolism, immunity, digestion, detoxification and vitamin storage. The bile secreted by the liver , breaks down the fat in the small intestine for further digestion and absorption other than bile production,
- Stores Vitamins and Minerals
- Albumin Production
- Processes Glucose
- Regulates Amino Acids
- Resists Infections
Fatty Liver Disease is a condition in which accumulation of fat in the liver , amount of accumulation of fat about five to ten percent more than organ weight is said to be fatty liver is also known as Hepatic Steatosis
Causes of Fatty Liver
Fatty liver is mainly caused by over use of Alcohol. But now a days Non alcoholic fatty liver is also seen It is due to sedentary lifestyle
Fatty liver is also produced with underline disease such as,
- Type 2 Diabetes
- PCOS (Poly cystic ovary syndrome)
- Chronic Hepatitis B & C
- Due to side effect of certain Drugs
Types of Fatty Liver
Mainly it 2 type
- Alcoholic fatty liver.
- Non Alcoholic fatty liver.
Alcoholic Fatty Liver
Is caused due to over consumption of alcohol. The liver tolerates mild alcohol consumption, but as the consumption of alcohol increases, which disturbed metabolic functioning of the liver. The initial stage accumulation of fat in the liver cells and the size of the liver increases is called fatty liver. After this the alcohol consumption does not stop and leads to alcoholic hepatitis. Again ignoring and consuming alcohol liver disease progresses to severe damage to liver cells known as alcoholic cirrhosis.
- Loss of appetite
- Weight loss
- Sign of jaundice (Yellowish discolouration on eye and skin)
- Abdominal pain
Non Alcoholic Fatty liver
Also known as metabolic dysfunction associated with fatty liver disease. Non alcoholic fatty liver disease is a condition caused by a build-up of fat in the liver. Mainly it affects people who drink little to no alcohol. It’s usually seen in people who are overweight or obese.
It usually has no symptoms
- Pain or discomfort in upper right side of abdomen
Understanding Fatty Liver in Ayurveda: Causes and Symptoms
According to Ayurveda , the liver is said to be Yakrut. Yakrut and Pleeha (Spleen) have the same Physiology related to Formation and maturation of blood. The root of Rasa Vaha srotas (which carry mature blood) lie in Yakrut (Liver) and Pleeha (Spleen).Yakrut is the origin or center of production and maintenance of Pitta. Ranjaka pitta (one type of pitta) is located in Yakrut. When the rasa dhatu (the first formed tissue in gut from the essence of food by the action of Agni (Digestive power) is Lymph/ chyle) it enters to Yakrut (Liver) the ranjaka pitta act on Rasa Dhatu result the formation and maturation of Rakta (blood).
According to Ayurveda, Yakrutodara is referred to be Fatty liver By Ayurveda theory it is caused by Atisanchita Dosha (exess accumulation of Dosha (toxins)) is referred to be Udara roga . in Fattyliver is caused by excess accumulation of kapha and medas in liver (Yakrut)
- Abhisyandi Ahara (excessive intake of oily foods (Junk foods) )
- Vidhahi aharam ( Food which causing burning sensation after eating)
- Lack of exercise
- Sedentary lifestyle
- Suppression of natural urges
According to Ayurveda,
Stage 1 Due to above said Causes
Stage 2 Aggravation of Kaphadi Dosha
Stage 3 Pitta dosha is located in Liver , By the vitiation of Kapha which blocks the pitta dosha
Stage 4 Leads to pathological damage in the form of inflammatory changes in liver
Stage 5 Leads to enlargement of liver (Fatty liver)
- Lack of taste in mouth
- Retention of urine
- Mild fever
- Abdominal pain
- Yellowish discolouration in skin eyes and urine
- Excessive thirst
- tiredness in the body parts
- Cough and Dyspnea
Fatty Liver Treatment :Ayurvedic Medicine
- According to ayurveda,
Mainly treatment in 2 ways,
- Samana Chikitsa
- Sodhana Chikitsa
Samana Chikitsa (Conservative Treatment )
After proper assessment of the patient by the doctor , authentic ayurvedic formulations are prescribed.
- Kashaya (Decoction)
Decoction obtained by boiling course powder or Dried Drugs .
- Gulika (Tablets)
Is a tablet form they are made by rolling medicinal pastes into balls and drying with use of drier
- Choornam (Powder)
Take enough quantity of dried Drugs and are cleaned properly , and made into powder by grinding and filtering.
- Ghrita (Medicated Ghee)
Ghee is processed by the drugs that are suitable for the treatment.
Sodhana Chikitsa (Purification Treatment)
Authentic and well planned ayurveda panchakarma treatment mentioned in Classical ayurveda text will give the patient
- Deepanam and Pachnam (Improving digestive power)
- Snehanam (Oil administration)
- Swedanam ( Perspiration )
- Virechanam (Purgation)
- Basti (Enema)
Diet and Lifestyle Changes for Fatty Liver
According to ayurveda ahara(food) is medicine. Eating proper food at the proper time will make you healthy. That’s why Diet place has a key role in Ayurvedic treatment. As per Ayurveda, 3 main factors of health and disease were Oushada (Drug) , Ahara (Diet) , Vihara (Conducts). And the physician advises diet on the basis of age, digestive power, constitution, habitat, season and disease , considering these factors. According to ayurveda, a diet should possess 6 rasa (taste) . They are sweet, sour, salt, astringent, bitter and pungent. Each of these rasa promotes nourishment of the body.
Ayurveda has recognized that the body is an outcome of the food. Acharya Sushruta explains that the food which nourishes the heart and improves memory , strength, digestive power and longevity of life.Moreover during medication ayurveda recommend some specific diet that which plays major role in prevention and management of a disease
Pathya ahara defined as food that is suitable and protects the body tissue , helps in growth and development then control the vitiated condition was referred as Pathya ahara.
Apathya ahara is defined as food that is not beneficial to health.
Pathya Ahara (Wholesome Diet)
- Cereals Shashtika(Oryza sativa ), Yava(Barley), Godhuma (wheat )
- Mudga (Green gram)
- Fruits grapes, casted apple, pomegranate, apple, Ripened kiwi
- Vegetable snake guard, beans, Drum stick, brinjal, potato, Radish
- Milk Product Ghee, Milk , Takra (Buttermilk)
Apathya Ahara (Unwholesome Diet)
- Rice flour, Tila (sesame seeds), foods having Hot ,salty,sour
- Masa (Black gram)
- Orange, lemon, mango, watermelon
- All fish
Why Choose Ayurveda for Fatty Liver?
Ayurveda, known for its safe and effective treatments, holds promising potential in addressing Fatty Liver Disease (FLD). Virechana, a prominent detoxification therapy, is particularly suitable for managing liver disorders, especially in cases of imbalanced doshas (Bahu Doshavastha) and obstructed channels (Srotorodha).Furthermore, Ayurveda offers a range of safe and efficacious hepatoprotective herbs to address various liver ailments. These herbs play a vital role in supporting liver function and promoting its health.
As Fatty Liver progresses to more advanced stages when the body tissues (Dhatus) become involved, the treatment approach shifts towards the purification (Prasadana) of Rasa (plasma) and Rakta (blood). Additionally, Yakritshothahara Chikitsa, a specialized treatment for liver disorders, is recommended to comprehensively manage and alleviate the condition.
Benefits of Treating Fatty Liver at Dheemahi Ayurveda
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In the case of therapies needed for the relief of the symptoms the supervision of a doctor is very much important.Dheemahi facilitates supervision of our doctors in every Panchakarma therapies with exact documentation of your treatment schedule.Mind serves equal importance as the body in attaining a healthy life.
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