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Breathing Exercises

Improper breathing can disturb the oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange in the body and might contribute to anxiety, stress, and other disturbances. Breathing exercises can be useful in reducing and managing stress. It also helps people with chronic lung diseases like asthma and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).

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Can ayurvedic medicines cure my mother's heart problem?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 73 years old. She suffers from a heart problem. She is having three blocks in her arteries. We have been advised to go for the stent. The blockage is 90 % in one artery, 80 % in the second and the third is with 70 % block. Now we do not like to go for stents. We are looking f...  Read Full »

Dr. Niveditha. S.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your query and the attached prescription (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is an excellent prescription. I am sure that she will get some improvement with it. But, do remember that the effect of medication vary from person to person. T...  Read Full »

I am having a mood disorder. Will Ayurvedic treatment help?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having "mood disorder" and under treatment for around nine years. The doctor said that the medicines are to be taken lifelong. Now prescribed Valporil CR-300 and LithoSun SR tablets (both 1-0-1). If I come to Ayurveda, can I stop these medicines within some time? While visiting an...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to you have had this problem for a very long time, suddenly stopping the allopathic medicines may lead to a worsening of the problem. So, follow the advice of your psychiatrist. Along with allopathic medicines you can take Ayurvedic medicine. But keep some time gap betw...  Read Full »

I want to start yoga for weight loss. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old obese boy. My weight is 110 kg and I feel unfit. I want to start practicing yoga for weight loss. But, I do not know anything about yoga. I want to know, how to meditate and relax my body and mind.   Read Full »

Dr. Omnath A

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As per the data your weight is too high for an individual. You need to rebuild your lifestyle by giving time to exercise and yogic techniques. Especially fast rounds of Surya namaskar will help you with your problems. Start slowly and day by day increase the speed of ...  Read Full »

I am having hypothyroidism. I do not want to continue synthetic hormone tablets. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have hypothroidism. My thyroid stimulating hormone is 8.33, triiodothyronine (T3) is 108 and thyroxine (T4) is 102. Can it be cured with ayurveda and I have read a few cases where they were cured by ayurveda. I do not want to continue with synthetic hormone for the rest of my life. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. Hypothyroidism is a hormonal disorder. The probable cause for hypothyroidism was thyroid gland which does not able to produce sufficient amount of T3 and T4 in blood. This is a feedback mechanism of pituitary gland and thyroid gland. Pituit...  Read Full »

I am having breathing problems, especially during winters. Will yoga help?

Query: Hi doctor, I have breathing problems, particularly during the winter. Currently, I am using an inhaler, but I would like to try yoga as I read that yoga relieves breathing difficulties. I would like to know if it is true. If so, can you please suggest the best yoga exercise for breathing problems? T...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Gulati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Yoga is good for improving breathing, and I would also recommend doing it. However, please consult a yoga specialist and practice the exercises under their guidance. Also, please do not stop using inhalers suddenly, as yo...  Read Full »

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