Best Ayurvedic treatment for Narcolepsy – Alveda


Narcolepsy from the point of view of Ayurveda

Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder that affects your ability to wake and sleep. Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder characterized by overwhelming daytime drowsiness and sudden attacks of sleep. People with narcolepsy often find it difficult to stay awake for long periods of time, regardless of the circumstances.  People with narcolepsy may also suddenly fall asleep at any time, during any type of activity.

Sometimes, narcolepsy can be accompanied by a sudden loss of muscle tone (cataplexy), which can be triggered by strong emotion. Narcolepsy that occurs with cataplexy is called type 1 narcolepsy. Narcolepsy that occurs without cataplexy is known as type 2 narcolepsy.


  • According to Ayurveda, Narcolepsy is caused due to the excess use of brain without a break. If you use your brain continuously and keep the brain under anxiety and stress for a long time it will create health issues in long period for sure . Vata dosha is responsible in proper and balanced brain function. When Vata dosha gets imbalanced and problem of narcolepsy occurs. The primary treatment in Panchakarma that is geared towards vata is Basti (Ayurvedic enema). Following treatments is determinate by Ayurvedic doctor like –  Abhyanga (self-massage, most recommended with sesame oil), Shirodhara (pouring warm oil over the forehead), Marmas (pressure points on the body,  that act as gateways for Prana) , Nasya and Swedana therapies.

Ayurveda for cure Narcolepsy offers different Ayurvedic medications, that might be used at least for 3-4 months, depend of Ayurvedic doctor recommendations, Ayurvedic treatment involve Physical exercise, Yoga and Pranayama daily practice.

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Tips for effective Ayurvedic treatment of Narcolepsy

  • maintain a regular schedule of sleep
  • Avoid alcohol and heavy meals
  • Get regular exercise
  • Practice Pranayama
  • Yoga and meditation
  • Have regular body and head massages.
  • Avoid fasting or going empty stomach for long.
  • Take regular steam baths

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