Ashwagandha is a medicinal shrub that is used to make ayurvedic medicines. It is believed to maintain the mental and physical well being and is used to treat arthritis, insomnia, constipation, diabetes, fever, and snake bites.

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Please suggest ayurveda treatment for hearing loss.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 46 year old man having diagnosed with a bilateral sensorineural hearing loss. I have been experiencing this for the last two months. Please suggest any ayurveda treatment for the same?  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As it is a physiological degradation disease, the treatment falls into two categories pharmacological and surgical treatment. However, no recommended or approved treatment has been present, and many types of research are still going on. Hearing aids are the most...  Read Full »

Can I take Ashwagandha, Gokshura, and Shilajit together to make my sexual life better?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old male having a healthy body. I took steroids three years back during my gyming, but I left the gym due to backache. The main problem is that for one and a half years, my body, stamina, and energy have been losing day by day. I am stressed. My sex life is also not so g...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I advise you to first undergo panchakarma therapy. After that, start oral medication. Panchkarma therapy is an ayurvedic procedure that helps remove impurities from your body and helps you control your weight. After...  Read Full »

Please suggest ayurvedic treatment for premature ejaculation.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old male. I am suffering from premature ejaculation while having intercourse. Please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Niveditha Srinivasamurthy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You need to improve your stamina first to have a better sex life. Eat healthy nutritious food like almonds, dates, milk, fruits and sprouts. Do workout for 45 minutes daily to improve stamina. Ashwagandha rasayana - This is an excellent ayurveda medicine f...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from narcolepsy. What is the ayurvedic treatment available for narcolepsy?

Query: Hello doctor, I have narcolepsy and have lived for years without taking medications for it. Before this, I took stimulants for 20 years. I developed a deep asana, breath, and sadhana ten years ago. I have moved from my pitta years toward vatta. I am taking a blend of Bacopa, Ashwagandha, Shatavari, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vipula Chandrakant Shah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. Narcolepsy has two types, 1 and 2; which one do you have? Please elaborate more about your symptoms. Ashwagandha is a herb in its raw form, and Ashwagandharishta is a self-fermented form of medicine made from Ashwagandha. I suggest you to...  Read Full »

What are the Ayurveda medicines for cough, cold, fatigue?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a problem with a frequent cough, cold, fatigue, etc. I started taking Chyawanprash and Maha Sudarshana churna in the morning and Chyawanprash and Triphala powder at night. After 1 month of usage, I feel quite better. Further, I also have fatigue, insomnia, and stress. So, I am plan...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. Chawyanprash and Maha Sudarshan churan are very good for your problems like cough and cold. You can take Chawyanprash regularly for three to four months. As it is good for increasing immunity, you can continue it. You have already taken Sudar...  Read Full »

How much dosage of Ashwagandha should I take for sleep disorder?

Query: Hi doctor, How much dosage of Ashwagandha should I take for sleep disorder? As of now, I am taking two grams per day at night time after the meal, even after that I feel so much difficulty in falling asleep. Could you please suggest what to do regarding its dosage and the proper time to take it?  Read Full »

Dr. Bhavia K. Babu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. The amount of Ashwagandha you are using now is enough. But you should mix it in medium hot cow's milk and drink it at bedtime. But there are so many reasons for not getting better sleep. So first, we have to find the actual cause of the sleep...  Read Full »

What is the best Ayurvedic multivitamin for my 76-year-old father?

Query: Hi doctor,I want to know if there is a good Ayurvedic multivitamin for a person of 76 years of age. Also, can Moringa and Giloy be taken together? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Farzana Roshan. M

Answer: Hi,Welcome to understand your concern. There are no such multivitamins in Ayurveda. Instead of that, I suggest you can give normal supplements to him such as Zincovit (multivitamin) syrup or tablet. I would like to know, why are you giving him Moringa and Giloy? Is there any reason? Do...  Read Full »

Can Ashwagandha be used for premature ejaculation?

Query: Hi doctor, I have PE problem and also facing issues with erection after the first orgasm. The second erection just does not happen till the next day or later. I need a remedy for this issue as I recently got married. Is Viagra, Penegra or Cialis the solution? Or should I take a natural remedy like V...  Read Full »

Dr. Shilpi Rajnish Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Ashwagandha is an herb that has been used since centuries to treat impotence, premature ejaculation, infertility, and other sex disorders. It is an adaptogenic herb which nourishes nerves and improves nerve function as well that helps your body adapt to stress, one of th...  Read Full »

I do not have sex drive. Kindly suggest some natural remedies.

Query: Hi doctor, My age is 30, weight is 82 kg, and height is 5 feet and 8 inches. I am doing exercises regularly. My problem is that I do not have a sex drive. I have tried taking Manforce 100 mg two tablets a month, but it still did not work. Please help me as I do not want to be dependant on tablets fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. According to your height and weight, your BMI is 27, which is outside the normal range. The BMI should be between 19.5 to 24.9. So, you need to lose some weight. I suggest the following lifestyle changes: Walk daily as it will increase the blood...  Read Full »

Does Shankhpushpi help to tackle depression?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been taking allopathic antidepressants since two years now, and I want to try ayurvedic medications for the same. How can I change it? I want to take Shankhpushpi now. Can I take only ayurvedic medicine, or should I take both?  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As you have been taking medications for depression from past two years, it is not advisable to quit medicine immediately or shift from allopathic to ayurvedic. Instead, start ayurvedic medicine along with allopathic medication. After some time, when you start getting r...  Read Full »

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