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Ayurvedic Recommendations To Keep Anemia In Check

In the Ayurvedic scriptures, anemia is referred to as 'Pandu', meaning Pallor, one of its typical symptoms. Its pathology begins with the dysfunction of Agni, the formation of Ama, and the imbalance of Pitta dosha that is circulated throughout the body by aggravated Vata. Here are few lifestyle advice to help reduce the symptoms of Anemia


  • A cold water bath twice a day

  • Regular body massages

  • Deep breathing

  • Avoid lethargy

  • Practice Yoga

Anemia, according to Ayurveda, is known as Pandu roga. It is connected to the pachaka sub-dosha of the pitta. Pachaka is the sub-dosha responsible for the proper assimilation of the digested food. If that fails to happen, the rasas in the foods do not get released into the blood properly. This leads to deterioration in the quality of the blood deteriorates, which, in turn, causes to anemia.

So, what can be done to alleviate the problem instead of popping pills and taking iron supplements? Here’s a list of changes you can make to your lifestyle to beat anemia.

  • Cold water baths in the morning and evening are highly recommended and is known to beat anemia.

  • Flushing out the accumulated ama (bodily toxins) is necessary. Therefore, indulge in regular body massages with body warming oils.

  • Practice deep breathing for ten minutes every morning. The fresh air fills your lung with oxygen, increasing blood flow.

  • Anemic people tend to lead a lazy lifestyle which is wrong for them. Instead, practice light exercises to increase blood circulation.

  • People dealing with anemia can turn to Yoga for a good blood pumping workout. The two most preferable asanas are Paschimottasana and Shavasana. These two asanas bring the body into a relaxed state of equilibrium and facilitate the circulation of blood.

Along with making these lifestyle changes, certain dietary changes are recommended too. For instance, onions are a great source of iron, so is methi, and can be easily assimilated in the blood and. And in case these simple lifestyle measures and dietary changes aren't enough to provide relief, consult a Jiva doctor for advice on fighting anemia. Dial 0129-4040404 or click on ‘Speak to a Doctor’ under the CONNECT tab in Jiva Health App.

To Know more , talk to a Jiva doctor. Dial 0129-4040404 or click on ‘Speak to a Doctor
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