Sitz bath; a wonder remedy in anorectal problems

Sitz bath; a wonder remedy in anorectal problems Sitz Bath: The name is derived from the German verb ‘sitzen’ meaning ‘to sit.’ Definition: A sitz bath (also called a hip bath) is a type of bath in which only the hips and buttocks are soaked in water or saline solution. In Ayurveda it has been described as ‘Kati Snaana’ Equipment used for sitz baths: A sitz bath, in which only the hips and buttocks are soaked in water or saline solution, is used for patients who have had surgery in the rectal area or to ease discomfort from fissure, painful […]

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Ano-rectal diseases; an introduction and treatment approach as per Ayurveda

Ano-rectal diseases; an introduction and treatment approach as per Ayurveda Ano-rectal disorders are progressively increasing in the society. Few important causes out of a number of them are; sedentary life style, irregular and inappropriate diet, prolonged sitting and/or standing and psychological disturbances like anxiety, depression etc. Ano-rectal problems coupled with psychological manifestations are the causes, inter-related to each other. As per Ayurveda, these above mentioned causes result in derangement of ‘Jatharagni’ (the digestive power) which leads to constipation and other associated symptoms. Constipation leads to generation of hard stool (fecolith) which when expelled leads to trauma in anal canal and […]

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Precautions to be taken during and after Kshara sutra treatment

PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN DURING AND AFTER KSHARA SUTRA TREATMENT क्षार सूत्र चिकित्सा के समय व बाद में क्या क्या सावधानियाँ बरतें !!! हिंदी में पढने के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें. Avoid straining during defecation: It has been observed that people suffering from anorectal diseases (Piles, Fissure in ano, Fistula in ano etc.) generally do excessive straining during the act of defecation. According to Ayurveda, the root cause of these diseases is ‘mandaagni’ (sluggish digestive fire) which ultimately leads to ‘kosthabaddhta’ (constipation). An individual with constipated bowels try to strain while passing stools to expel the faeces but ultimately it […]

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Diet for Constipation, Piles/Hemorrhoids, Anal fissure and Fistula in ano (ano-rectal) patients as per Ayurveda

Diet for Constipation, Piles/Hemorrhoids, Anal fissure and Fistula in ano (ano-rectal) patients as per Ayurveda Breakfast: Dalia (sweet or salty depending on individual’s choice), Milk without fat, Tea, Toast, Chapati, Mix veg., Brown bread, Sprouts, Fruits like apple etc. Lunch: Chapatis, Cooked mixed vegetables, Daal (cooked pulses), Boiled rice, Takra (Buttermilk), Salad prepared from onion, tomato, radish, turnip, carrots, papaya etc. Evening Tea/snacks: Tea or coffee, Toasts, Dry fruits, Biscuits, roasted popcorns or any other light food item can be taken. Dinner: Chapatais, cooked vegetables, Daal (cooked pulse), salad Note: Please don’t take dahi (curd) or buttermilk in dinner. At […]

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ANAL FISSURE/FISSURE-IN-ANO – Causes, prevention and treatment as per ayurveda

ANAL FISSURE/FISSURE-IN-ANO – Causes, prevention and treatment Author: Dr. Naveen Chauhan, BAMS, CCYP, ROTP, CRAV (KSHARA SUTRA) SURGEON CUM AYURVEDA PHYSICIAN SPECIALIST IN FISTULA in ANO, PILES, FISSURE, PILONIDAL SINUS, ANO-RECTAL ABSCESSES AROUND 10 YEARS OF CLINICAL EXPERIENCE IN AYURVEDA SURGICAL PROCEDURES Anal fissure or Fissure-in-ano is a kind of longitudinal cut (linear ulcer) at the anal canal  outer anterior and posterior margins (skin-lined part) which is formed when a person suffering from constipation passes hard stool with strain. It is extremely painful ano-rectal condition which lead sufferer into stress and anxiety. The person is so much distressed that he/she develops fear for […]

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Kshara sutra therapy: Frequently asked questions

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT KSHARA SUTRA THERAPY IN ENGLISH Author: Dr. Naveen Chauhan, BAMS, CCYP, ROTP, CRAV (KSHARA SUTRA) SURGEON CUM AYURVEDA PHYSICIAN SPECIALIST IN FISTULA in ANO, PILES, FISSURE, PILONIDAL SINUS, ANO-RECTAL ABSCESSES AROUND 10 YEARS OF CLINICAL EXPERIENCE IN AYURVEDA SURGICAL PROCEDURES इस लेख को हिंदी में पढने के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें  Q. 1: What is Kshara sutra therapy? Ans.: Kshara sutra therapy is a modified and standardized version of an Ancient treatment procedure, originally described by Ancient Indian Ayurveda Sages like Sushruta, Vagbhatta etc. for the treatment of Naadivrana (Sinus) & Bhangadara (Fistula in ano). Kshara sutra […]

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