අoශභාගය / ආඝාතය / පක්ශාඝාතය Stroke Paralysis / Hemiplegia
As a result there are several types of Paralysis. However, based on the body region involved there are 4 main types of Paralysis. According to ayurveda, Stroke is called as Pakshaghata. Caused due to vitiation of vata dosha, which controls the motor and sensory activities in the body.
According to Ayurveda science, paralysis occurs when the Vata Dosha aggravates in the brain. Strenuous exercise, continuous exposure to stress, sleeplessness or obstruction of channels present in brain lead to aggravation of the Vata Dosha.