ROLE OF YOGANIDRA WITH SHIRODHARA IN NIDRANASH W.S.R. TO INSOMNIA – A CASE STUDY
Prof. Dr. Neerja R. Sharma and *Dr. Suhas U. Sakhare
In Ayurveda, Nidra is described as one of the most indispensable factors liable for a healthy life. It is one of the trayopastambhas (three supporting pillars) on which the health of a person is depended. Ayurveda distinguishes the importance of sleep to health. Anidra is neither described as a separate disease in Ayurveda, thus nor the Samprapti available. Depending upon the Dosha, dushya involvement Anidra is explained. It means that the nervous system has been faded and reduces our ability to cope. Dreamless sleep is state of consciousness in which the sense of existence is remained. Insomnia is called Anidra / Nidranasha, an imbalance in Tarpaka Kapha, Sadhaka Pitta and Prana Vayu. Insomnia is the inability to go to sleep at night, or, once asleep, the inability to have a restful and sound sleep. Causes of insomnia as Disturbed sleeping patterns, Anger, ill health, Worrying, Emotional disorders such as depression, Anxiety, Stress disorder, Neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Treatment as Nasya, ShiroDhara, ShiroBasti, ShiroPichu, Pada Abhyanga, Yoganidra. It is very important to take good sleep for good health.
Keywords: Yoganidra, Shirodhara, Nidranash, Insomnia, Ayurved.
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