Mitra Hermitage offers the one and only post chemo rehab programme available globally which is planned according to the ancient ayurvedic concept. These set of external treatments, internal medicines and specially formulated organic food helps to remove the bad effects that chemo therapy has on the body. This rehab programme helps to detox the harmful chemicals from the body, to remove fatigue and to stabilise the bone density. The arthritic like joint pain caused by certain chemo therapy medicines can be controlled by external ayurvedic treatment there by improving the life quality. Detoxification of the liver happens during the rehab programme and it helps to remove symptoms like constipation caused by chemo. The prana yoga sessions helps to improve mental and physical energy by removing energy pathway blocks.
WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS OF CHEMOTHERAPY ON BODY
Chemotherapy is a category of cancer treatment that uses one or more anti cancer drugs maybe with a curative intent or it may aim to prolong life or to reduce symptoms.
Chemotherapy drugs target cells at different phases of the process of forming new cells, called the cell cycle. The chemo drugs cannot differentiate between healthy cells and cancer cells. This means normal cells are damaged along with the cancer cells, and this causes side effects. Chemotherapy can interfere with the body’s ability to produce healthy blood platelets, red blood cells and white blood cells.
SIDE EFFECTS OF CHEMOTHERAPY ON BODY AND MIND
The normal cells most likely to be damaged by chemo are: blood forming cells in the bone marrow, hair follicles, and cells in the mouth, digestive tract and reproductive system. More common side effects caused by chemotherapy:
- Hair loss
- Easy bruising and bleeding
- Anaemia (low red blood cell counts)
- Nausea and vomiting
- Appetite changes
- Mouth, tongue, and throat problems such as sores and pain with swallowing
- Nerve and muscle problems such as numbness, tingling, and pain
- Skin and nail changes such as dry skin and colour change
- Urine and bladder changes and kidney problems
- Weight changes
- Chemo brain-brain fogging which can affect concentration and focus
- Mood changes
- Changes in libido and sexual function
- Fertility problems.
How Can Mitra Ayurveda Post Chemo detox programme can help you to overcome the long standing bad effects of chemotherapy ?
Chemotherapy medicines produce side – effects like Diarrhoea, Loss of appetite, Anorexia, Vomiting, Constipation, Stomatitis, Burning sensation, Fever, Weakness, Loss of weight, Alopecia.Chemotherapy medicines produce Myelosupression i.e. Haemoglobin, White Blood Cell count & Platelets are reduced.
It is observed that side – effects of Chemotherapy are remarkably reduced after under going a Mitra Ayurveda Post Chemo Detox programme.
Chemotherapy medicines mainly hamper Gastrointestinal tract. In this condition specialised treatments and medical formulations at Mitra Hermitage improves appetite, promotes digestion & relives associated symptoms like Nausea, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Stomatitis, Diarrhoea, Constipation, stress, insomnia and Hyperacidity.
Ayurvedic medicines having cooling property are also found to be effective to reduce excessive heat produced due to Chemotherapy medicines. Thus patients get relief in Burning sensation in chest, palms, soles & in eyes.
The special medical compositions at Mitra Hermitage improves the blood count & removes toxicity from the body cells. This helps to maintain Haemoglobin, WBC & platelet count.
Insomnia (Disturbed sleep) is a common problem during and after Chemotherapy arising out of mental stress & physiological disturbances.
How can the post chemo detox programme help you?
Mitra Ayurveda Post Chemo detox programme is a combination of tailor made external treatments, special medical formulations and individualised organic food .This valuable combination helps to detoxify and rejuvenate you mentally and physically. Rasayana chikitsa- The time tested rejuvenation therapy , is a unique contribution of Ayurveda that provides multidimensional benefits to your body and mind.Rasayana Chikitsa helps to reduce the side effects of chemotherapy, with its Vayahsthapana (anti-ageing), Balya (restoring power), Jeevaniya (improving vitality), and other properties, to nourish all Dhatus (tissue elements) properly and restore the basic homeostatic balance.
How does the detox work?
The ghee is simply cooked or clarified butter and its 99.9% fat. The ghee is one of the two natural substances mentioned in the ancient text having yoga Vahithwa property which means , it enhances the property of the herbs it carry with out loosing its own property.The medicated ghee or Ghritam can pass through the cell membranes bringing in the active plant ingrediants that has been embedded in it during the manufacturing process. Since 90% of the toxins in our body are fat soluble, saturating the body cells with the fat medicated with herbs helps to remove the toxins easily. The Madhura Rasa (sweet taste), Sheetha Veerya (cool potency), Vatapitta Shamaka (passifying vata and pitta doshas), and Kapha Vardhaka (Increasing Kapha) properties and Vayah Sthapana(anti ageing) and Vishahara (Detoxyfying) properties of the ghee makes it the most suitable medicine in the post chemo treatment.
Treatment Cost: Euro.55* /Rs. 4299 * per day
* Accomodation rates are extra