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by Dr Vaid Ji on Oct 17, 2023



Hemiplegia is a medical condition characterized by paralysis or severe weakness that affects one side of the body, typically resulting from damage to the brain or central nervous system.


The causes of hemiplegia can include:

  • Stroke: A disruption in blood supply to a part of the brain, often due to a blood clot or hemorrhage, is a common cause.
  • Brain Injuries: Traumatic brain injuries, such as those from accidents or falls, can lead to hemiplegia.
  • Brain Tumors: The presence of tumors in the brain can put pressure on and damage the surrounding brain tissue.
  • Infections: Certain infections affecting the brain, such as encephalitis, may lead to hemiplegia.
  • Neurological Conditions: Conditions like multiple sclerosis or cerebral palsy can also cause hemiplegia.


Symptoms of hemiplegia typically involve:

  • Paralysis or severe weakness on one side of the body, affecting the arm, leg, and sometimes the face
  • Difficulty with voluntary movements on the affected side
  • Loss of sensation on the affected side
  • Coordination and balance issues, Changes in muscle tone, often with increased muscle stiffness.

Risk Factors:

Risk factors for hemiplegia can include:

  • Hypertension
  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Previous history of stroke or transient ischemic attacks


Treatment and management of hemiplegia may involve:

  • Physical and occupational therapy to improve mobility, strength, and functional abilities on the affected side
  • Medications, such as those to manage underlying conditions
  • Surgical interventions for certain causes
  • Rehabilitation programs to help individuals regain independence and adapt to living with hemiplegia

Ayurvedic management of Hemiplegia-

In Ayurveda, the management of hemiplegia, also known as "Pakshaghata," typically involves a holistic approach that considers the individual's constitution (Prakriti), the underlying dosha imbalance, and the severity of the condition. Ayurvedic management may include the following approaches:

  • Panchakarma Therapy: Panchakarma is a set of purification and detoxification procedures. In the case of hemiplegia, therapies like Abhyanga (oil massage), Swedana (herbal steam therapy), and Basti (medicated enemas) can be used to address dosha imbalances and improve circulation.
  • Herbal Remedies: Ayurvedic herbs are often prescribed to help strengthen the nervous system and reduce inflammation. Commonly used herbs include Ashwagandha, Shatavari, Brahmi, and Guggul.

Diet and Nutrition: Diet plays a crucial role in Ayurvedic management. The individual's diet should be tailored to their dosha imbalance. Generally, warm, nourishing, and easily digestible foods are recommended. Avoiding processed foods, excess salt, and foods that aggravate the dominant dosha is important.

Lifestyle Modifications: Rest, stress management, and maintaining a regular daily routine are essential. Gentle yoga and pranayama (breathing exercises) can be beneficial. Adequate sleep is crucial for the healing process.

Medicated Oils and External Therapies: Ayurvedic oils and poultices are applied to the affected side of the body. This helps in improving blood circulation and nourishing the tissues.

Nasya Therapy: Nasya involves administering herbal oils or powders through the nasal passages, which can be helpful for neurological conditions.

Rejuvenation Therapies: Rasayana (rejuvenation) therapies are often recommended to strengthen the body and promote overall well-being.

Management of Hemiplegia according to Chandigarh ayurved Center-

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