Frequently we come across many people who suffer from obesity and they struggle hard to lose weight. But there is a section of people who put a great effort to gain weight or increase their body weight. Underweight men and women are at an increased risk of medical problems. Skinny women are more prone to miscarriages and breast cancer. Under weight men are at an increased risk of infertility problems, such as low sperm count, reduced semen volume etc. Apart from these asthma, repeated lung infections, hair loss, dry skin, wrinkles, osteoporosis, arthritis, weakened immune systems etc can affect men and women who are underweight. A good diet plan with well balanced nutrients and a little change in lifestyle help to gain healthy body weight .
Ayurveda weight gain therapy - Brimhana therapy
Ayurveda acharyas recommend a special therapy, called “Brimhana therapy” to increase body weight naturally, boost immunity of body and rejuvenate body tissues. This therapy helps the individual to gain healthy body weight and enhanced immunity.
Who are eligible for Ayurveda weight gain therapy?
Texts of ayurveda recommend “brimhana therapy” or natural Healthy weight gain therapy for persons who have lost weight due to following reasons.
Regular usage of medicines.
Addicted to alcohol consumption.
Continued masturbation and sexual activities.
Depression and grieving.
Increased physical activities like walking, carrying heavy loads etc.
Children who are underweight
Ayurveda Tips to Increase body weight and its benefits
Steps involved in ayurveda weight gain therapy or brimhana therapy:
Ayurveda physicians advise usage of herbs and other ingredients which have earth (prithvi) and water (ap) elements in larger proportions.
Vata causes emaciation or weight loss in body. Hence these ingredients and methods must alleviate vata and balance all three doshas.
Massaging whole body with vata balancing herbal oil (ksheerabala oil) is recommended for those who are willing to gain healthy weight.
Usage of ayurvedic herbal preparations called Brimhana Rasayanas help to increase healthy body weight.
Inclusion of ghee, milk, meat and other nutrient foods in diet helps to increase body weight. These foods must increase kapha and reduce vata.
Reducing stress level, sleeping comfortably for long hours and afternoon naps are very essential to increase body mass.
Restriction of strenuous physical activities also contributes to weight gain.
Benefits of Ayurveda Brimhana Therapy or healthy weight gain therapy:
The person who undergoes weight gain therapy enjoys the following benefits-
The body weight increases. Body looks healthy and well formed.
Body immunity gets a boost. Susceptibility to diseases reduces.
Skin gains healthy and young look. Dryness of skin and wrinkles disappear. Luster and glow occupy the place of dullness.
Energy levels increase.
Men sexual problems like erectile dysfunction, low sperm count, reduced semen volume etc disappear.
Volume of milk increases in lactating mothers.
Children gain energy, healthy body weight and can easily digest the food consumed. They become more resistant to common diseases like cough and cold.
Recuperation from illness is achieved quickly without any complications.
Note :If you are trying to gain weight, keep regular appointments with your doctor to make sure you are staying in a healthy range.