Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – OCD

Ayurvedic Treatment for OCD
What is OCD?
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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder in which time-people have recurring, unwanted thoughts, ideas or sensations (obsessions) that make them feel driven to do something repetitively (compulsions). The repetitive behaviors, such as hand washing, checking on things, or cleaning, can significantly interfere with a person’s daily activities and social interactions. OCD often begins in childhood, adolescence or early adulthood. It can destroy a person’s capacity to function at work, at school or even to lead a comfortable existence in the home.

 

AyurVAID’s treatment modality for OCD includes both internal medications and therapies, judiciously administered after assessing the patient’s individual clinical condition. Therapies like talam, nasya (medicinal enema) and Dhāra (pouring of medicinal liquid in a particular fashion) which act at promoting stability in neurological stability, and satvaavajaya(treatment which promotes satva nature in person thereby control mind and body) ~ to behavioural therapy advocated and also rasayana treatments for maintainaance of treatment efficacy.

 

Signs and symptoms of OCD
Risk Factors
Diagnosis and Lab investigations
Ayurveda Treaments for OCD