Hridya – Ayurcardiac Unit functions with Holistic approach as –
- Preventive Cardiology Programme
- Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme
- Panchakarrma treatments in cardiac problems
Preventive cardiology –
The programme presents concise descriptions of each major cardiovascular risk factor and current best practices in clinical management. This plays a pivotal role in reducing the global burden of cardiovascular disease.
The Section of Preventive Cardiology offers services to patients with cardiovascular disease and those who have a high risk of developing it. Individualized programs are designed to reduce risk factors and prevent disease from getting worse. Our team includes specialists to offer Panchakarma treatments, Rasayana treatments, nutritional services, exercise programs, stress management and cardiovascular disease risk-reduction programs
These programs help patients make lifestyle changes and determine the best medical treatment plan to:
- Prevent cardiovascular disease / keep disease from getting worse
- Reduce the risk of heart attacks or strokes
- Reduce the need for interventional therapies
- Improve your quality of life by reducing symptoms
Cardiac Rehabilitation Program –
Cardiac rehabilitation is a professionally supervised program to help people recover from heart attacks, heart surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures such as stenting and angioplasty. Cardiac rehab programs usually provide education and counseling services, Panchakarma treatments, Rasayana medicines, Yoga and Pranayama to help heart patients increase physical fitness, reduce cardiac symptoms, improve health and reduce the risk of future heart problems, including heart attack.
Who needs Cardiac rehabilitation programme-
individuals having cardiac problems of any ages can benefit from a cardiac rehab program. You may benefit if you have or have had a:
- Heart attack
- Heart conditions, such as coronary artery disease (CAD), angina or heart failure.
- Heart procedure or surgery, including coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), including coronary angioplasty and stenting, valve replacement or a pacemaker
Programs often include:
A medical evaluation to figure out the problems, needs and limitations of the condition and the treatments.
Training often starts in a group setting where heart rate and blood pressure are monitored during physical activity. You may work with a physical therapist or other healthcare professional. Later, you work up to more intense aerobic activity on a treadmill.
You need to undergo Panchakarma treatments to detoxify the body. This helps in keeping normal blood pressure, reduce cholesterol levels and keep heart in good condition.
Counseling and education to help you understand your condition and how to manage it. You may work with a dietitian to create a healthy eating plan. Counseling may also help you cope with depression, anger and stress and help in a speedy recovery of the condition.
Support and training to help you return to work or your daily living activities and to help you learn to manage your cardiac condition.
How long do people need cardiac rehabilitation programme –
Rehabilitation plan is designed to meet your needs. You may need six weeks, six months or longer to learn how to manage your condition and develop healthier habits. Many programs last only three months, but some can continue for years depending on your conditions.
Benefits of attending cardiac rehabilitation programme –
Regular physical activities help your heart and your body get stronger and work better. Physical activity improves energy level and lifts spirits. It also reduces the chances of future cardiac problems, including heart attack.
Panchakarrma treatments helps to prevent atherosclerosis, reduce the cardiac symptoms, cholesterol levels and maintains good cardiac function.
Rasayana medicines help to regenerate cardiac activities remove extra fat and doesn’t allow the disease to worsen.
Counselling and education can help you quit smoking, eat right, loose weight, and lower your blood pressure. Counseling may also help you learn to manage stress and to feel better about your health.
Panchakarma (Shodhana) –
Shodhana is a procedure that eliminates the toxins out of the body either through upper route i.e. through nose, mouth or through lower route i.e. anal canal. It results in bio-purification of body. Panchakarma are 5 in number –
- Vamana – Therapeutic emesis
- Virechana – Therapeutic purgation
- Basti – Therapeutic enema
- Nasya – Therapeutic errhine therapy
- Raktamokshana – Blood letting therapy
It cleanses the all channels of the body including Arterial system and Venous system.
Special characteristic of Panchakarma treatments –
- Kapha- Medahara – Anti-lipidemic
- Lekhana – Scraping action
- Dosha vilayana – Thinning of blood
- Bhedana – Thrombolytic