Meat Allergy (Savishamamsa)
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Meat allergy is the body’s hypersensitive reaction on ingesting any type of meat like beef, pork, lamb etc. It is not a very common type of allergy. Allergic response affects any of body systems including respiratory, digestive, cardio-vascular or skin. It may get affected at any point of life. Allergy towards one type of meat can indicate the same to other types and also to poultry. Ayurveda explains about Savishamamsa (poisonous meat) that can be related to meat allergy. Also Ayureda has a unique concept of virudha (incompatibility) in which improper combination of food may cause various acute and chronic ill effects on body.Dr.Gupta’s IAFA is providing utmost care in the evaluation and treatment of all types of allergy including meat allergy. IAFA is the genuine spot to cure meat allergy through pure Ayurvedic treatment protocols.
Symptoms of Meat Allergy
Meat Allergy may be manifested in different parts of the body and exhibits following symptoms:
- Skin rashes
- Itching of body
- Breathing difficulties
- Weak pulse
- Stomach pain and cramps
- Dizziness etc.
In severe allergy, anaphylaxis may occur and can become life threatening.
Ayurveda explains symptoms like dryness of mouth, restlessness, sweating, tremor etc. are manifested on intake of poisonous food.
Ayurvedic reference of Meat Allergy-Savishamamsa
Causes of Meat Allergy
Usually certain ticks or mites in the meat initiate allergic response. As the allergen once enters the body, the immune system produces specific antibodies. Next time, when introduced to these allergens again, already formed antibodies secrete histamines and other chemicals that result in immunological response in the body called as allergic reaction.
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Diet in Meat Allergy
- Take well cooked meat
- Meat of favorable and accustomed animal should be preferred
- Prepare meat with spices, turmeric, ginger etc.
- Freshly slaughtered meat should be used
- Have meat as soon as it prepared
- Drink suitable liquids like mild alcohol, warm water etc. those help in digestion of meat.
- Do adequate exercise
- Only moderate amount of food should be consumed
- Meat of wild and unfavorable animals
- Uncooked or Half cooked meat
- Old and refrigerated meat
- Mixing food with opposing fluids like milk, cold water etc.
- Heavy and excess consumption
- Sleeping just after food
- Repeated intake of same meat even after observing evidence of allergy.
Yoga and Pranayama for Meat Allergy
Yoga helps to enhance the strength of body’s immune system. It rectifies various body systems. Following asanas (postures) will be beneficial in allergic manifestations:
Pranayama helps to achieve physical and mental stability that helps to attain easy and fast recovery from allergic reactions. It also prepares mind and body to face further allergic reactions and thus limits their consequences.
Ayurvedic Treatment for Meat Allergy
Ayurveda is showering unique treatment protocol that encapsulates internal medicines, external medicines, purification therapy etc. according to the condition of patient and intensity of allergic reaction.
Internal Medicines for Meat Allergy
These are advised by considering the signs and symptoms exhibited:
These are beneficial especially in skin manifestation of allergy and include:
It is aimed to expel toxins from the body. Toxins that entered the body through food and the body’s response can be calmed through purification process like:
- Vamana (Emesis)
- Virechana (Purgation)
- Raktamoksa (Blood-letting) etc.
Use of single herbs is found to be effective in the management of allergy. They comprise of:
- Haridra (Curcuma longa)
- Guduchi (Tinosporacordifola)
- Sirisha (Albezialebbeck)
- Punarnava (Boerhaviadiffusa)
- Manjishta (Rubiacordfolia)
Article Written By: Dr. Sahil Gupta, Ayurvedic Allergist