Hoarseness refers to a difficulty making sounds when trying to speak vocal sounds may be weak . breathy .scratchy or husky and the pitch or quality of the voice may change.
Hoarseness is most often caused by a problem with the vocal cords which are part of your voice box ( lyrynx) in the throat when the vocal cords become inflamed or infections they swell . This can cause Hoarseness.
The most common cause of hoarseness is a cold or sinus infections which usually goes away on it own within 2 weeks.
1 Acid reflux
3 Breathing in irritating substance .
5 Chronic Cough
6 Smoking . Tabecoo . Drinking
7 Overuse or abuse of the voice ( as in shouting or singing )
3 Throat culture
Line of Treatment
Drug of choice- Yasthimadhu
Main Drug's- Gunjapatra , Lavanga , Ela , Jatiphala.
Shamana Chikitsa Classical Formulation
1 Chandramrita Rasa 125 mg TID with warm water after meals.
2 Vyosadi Vati 250 mg BD with warm water after meals.
3 Kantakaryavaleha 1 tsf BD with warm water after meals.
4 Lavangadi vati 250 mg BD with warm water after meals.
5 Eladi Gutika 250mg 5 -6 times chewing.
Diet and lifestyle
Pathya ( indications )
1 Talk only when you need to until hoarseness goes away.
2 Drink pelnty of fluids to help keep your airway moist ( Gargling does not help )
3 Use a vaporiser to add moisture to the air you breathe.
4 Take medicine to reduce Stomach acid .
Apthya ( Contraindications )
1 Avoid action that strain the vocal cords such as whispered shouting . crying . and singing . 2 Do not use decongestant which can dry out vocal cords.
The disease Tundikeri described in Ayurvedic classics has close similarity with tonsillitis. Tonsillitis is a very common illness found in childhood. Tundikeri is described as Kapha-Raktaja dominant condition. Here, Ayurvedic treatment has a specific utility in the management of Tundikeri.
1 Bacterial infections
2 Viral infections
3 Decreased immunity
1 Throat pain
4 Enlargement of lymph nodes
5 Sore throat
Definition - inflammation of the tonsils of pharynx
Jugulo - Diagastric lymph node enlargement.
Age - common in child
* Swollen tonsils that project from between the pillars of the fauces and exude white or yellow follicles.
* Purulent drainage when pressure is applied to the tonsillar pillars.
Definition - inflammation of adenoid.
Jugulo Diagastric lymph nodes enlargement
Age - common in infants
Symptoms - Swollen adenoids
Discharge - NO
Principal of Treatment
Shodhana Chikitsa ( Panchakarma )
4 Raktaprasadana Chikitsa.
Recommended Classical Formulation
1 Tribhuvanakirti Rasa 125 mg TID with warm water after meals.
2 Lakhshmivilasa Rasa 125 mg TID with warm water after meals.
3 Shvasakuthara Rasa 125 mg TID with warm water after meals.
4 Amritarishta 20 ml TID with warm water after meals.
5 Sudharshana Churna 3 gm TID with warm water after meals.
Pyorrhea ( Periodontal Diseases ) Pyorrhea or periodontal is an advanced stage of periodontal diseases in which the ligament and bone that supports the teeth become inflamed and infected if left untreated it lead to bone loosening and eventual loss of teeth. *Causes 1 Poor hygiene 2 Eating a diet high in sugar. 3 Chronic illness 4 Smoking use of excessive alcohol 5 Deficiency if vitamin C , bioflavonoids , calcium , folic acid .or niacin. *Symptoms 1 Bad breath or Halitosis 2 Mouth abscess or ulcer 3 Losse teeth 4 Red , Inflamed , Bleeding 5 Deep pockets between the teeth and gums. 6 Losse teeth Line of Treatment Shodhana Chikitsa ( Panchakarma ) 1 Snehana - MTG 2 Bashpa Sveda 3 Vamana - Madanphala yoga 4 Virechana - Haritaki Churna 5. Leech application Simple Remedies 1 Rub the teeth and gums with Triphala masi 2 Gargling with lukewarm decoction of khadira and Neema Recommended Classical Formulation 1 Sarivadi Vati 500mg TID with warm water before meals 2 Gandhaka Rasayana 500mg BD with warm water after meals. 3 Varunadi Kwath 20 ml BD with warm water after meals. 4 Dashana Sanskara Churna - For rubbing teeth and gum . 5 Irimedadi Taila -For Gargling BD Diet and Lifestyle Pathya ( indications ) 1 Brush with Neem and kahadira powder 2 Rinse the food from your mouth after each meals and clean your teeth after every meal. Apthya ( Contraindications ) 1 Avoid hard brushing 2 Avoid hot and cold drinks 3 Avoiding excess use of sugar 4 Avoid Smoking , Tabecoo
Gingivitis ( Bleeding Gums) Gingivitis is a from of periodontal diseases . Periodontal diseases involved inflammation and infection that destroys the tissues supporting the teeth . including the gums the periodontal ligament.and the tooth sockets ( alveolar bone ) Causes 1 General illness 2 Pregnancy 3 Poor dental hygiene 4 Uncontrolled diabetes Symptoms 1 Bleeding Gums 2 Bright red or red - purple appearance to gums. 3 Gums that are tender when touched .but otherwise painless . 4 Swollen gums 5 Shiny gums 6 Mouth sores. Line of Treatment Shodhana Chikitsa Panchakarma 1 Snehana - MTG 2 Bashpa Sveda 3 Virechana - Trivrit Leha 20 gm 4 Leech Application Simple Remedies 1 Rub the teeth and gums with Triphala masi 2 Rub the teeth with of bakula , vajradanti , rock salt, clove. 3 Gargling with lukewarm water decoctions of Triphala and neem bark. 4 Oil pulling should be done twice a day. Recommended Classical Formulation Triphala Masi - For rubbing on teeth and gum Sarivadi Vati 2 BD with warm water after meals. Kaishora Guggul 2 Vati BD with warm water before meals. Orocare Powder - For rubbing on teeth and gum. Diet and lifestyle Pathya ( indications ) 1 Brush with charcoal powder 2 Polish teeth with baking soda . Apthya ( Contraindications ) 1 Avoid hard brushing can scratch your tooth enamel 2 The super whitening tooth abrasive take off even more. 3 Avoid Excess use sugar , hot drinks , cold drinks.