Duration: 21-28 days
When the major side effects of Chemo-radiotherapy are looked through an Ayurvedic perspective, it appears that they are the manifestations of aggravated Pitta dosha [Fire Element] , especially under the group of disorders called Raktapitta (haemorrhage) or Raktadushti (vascular inflammation).
Ayurveda Panchakarma therapies help people suffering from cancer to combat serious chemo-radiotherapy related side effects.
At KARE Ayurveda & Yoga Retreat therapies such as Abhyangam, Shirodhara, Pizhichil and Njavara Kizhi help maintain the balance of the mind and body and pacifies the fire element. Panchakarma therapies play a vital role in getting rid of the excess toxins accumulated due to chemo drugs and help at the physical, mental and emotional level. Guided Meditation techniques practiced at KARE helps with the stress, anxiety and yields emotional cleansing. These simple Ayurveda based solutions may act as an important adjuvant to chemo-radiotherapy and enhance the quality of life of cancer patients.