Specific Health Enquiries

What is the recommended program length?
We highly recommend a 10 day program as your minimum stay at Sukhavati to help bring about longer lasting changes. 14 days or more is ideal treatment to deeply reverse the trends of past lifestyle habits. The 7 day programs are for those who want to experience the benefits of our programs but don’t have the opportunity to stay longer.

Treatment of Allergies and Intolerences
This treatment is trageted at those who suffer from allergies or intollerences, with symptoms such as, skin irritations or breathing problems. The aim of this treatment is to reduce pitta, blood reactions, nasal blockage and all skin allergic reactions. A 10-Day program is reccommended as the desired time frame for treatment.

Arthritis
The treatment of Arthritis is dependant upon the symptoms exhibited by the patient, however it's treated to reduce pain, redness, swelling, stiffness and conditions in the joints. This treatment is advised to all arthritic symptoms in patients. The aim and potential benefits of this treatment is to reduce Ama and to incrrease synovial fluid in the joints. The reccommended program for this treatment is 7 to 10 days.

Anxiety & Depression
Anxiety is related to disturbances regarding sleep and work stress. It is an inbalance in the neurological functions. This treatment is encouraged to people that suffer from any psychological disorders and heart related problems.  This treatment is aimed to balance the anxiety, stress levels and to improve sleep patterns. Reccommended program length is 7 to 10 days.

Asthma
This treatment is aimed at anyone who suffers from Respiratory problems, problems related to a person's chest and difficulty in breathing. This condition is treated according to the aggravated dosha and to bring the guest into a balanced condition, through pranayama and other Panchakarma procedures. The aim of the treatment is to reduce the difficulty in breathing and and to ensure normal respiration. A 10-day program is reccommend to receive full treatment.

Normalising High Blood Pressure
It's mostly seen within the age group of 30 years old and older, due to stress and loss of sleep, which causes an inbalance in the heart functions and stress levels. The treatment reccommended involves different medicated oils in Hridaya basti as well as other supporting treatments.It is reccommended for anyone experiencing Heart related problems or stress. The aim of the program is to balance the blood flow and Pittaja vikaras along with diet, exercise and supportive treatments. A 7-10 day program is reccommended.

Normalising High Cholesterol
This treatment is aimed at those who are obese and experience disturbances in cholesterol levels. The treatment is aimed to reduce Kapha dosha and to eliminate blocked channels in the body. The potential benefits of this program is the reduction of Kapha, Fat or Medho dhatu vruddi and free circulation of blood.  A 14 to 21 day program is reccommended for this treatment.

Fatigue and Chronic Fatigue
This is designed for people with less immunity and less strength, changing appetite, digestive problems and lethargic conditions.  The aim of the treatment is to increase appetite and balance the body constitution which is based around Vata, Pitta, Kapha.  A 7-10 day program is reccommended for this type of treatment.

Normalising Diabetes
As its a symptom, we have to balance the body according to the body constitution, treatments like Abhyanga and other supportive treatments recommended. Any guests with Diabetes are strongly reccommended to not have enemas, of any kind, unless suggested by our Ayurvedic Physician. All Diabetic related problems such as hypertension and anxiety neurosis are also reccommended for this treatment.  The aim of this treatment to bring back the glucose levels to normal stage and to balance body constitution along with diet and exercise. As part of the program, 45 minutes of walking 2 times per day is needed. This treatment requires a 10 to 14 day program, and our Physician reccommends anyone suffering from these conditions, partakes in an Ayurvedic program annually.

Cancer Support
This treatment aims to bring back the nourishment to the bodies' tissues and to balance and develop a healthy lifestyle. This is desgined for people with early stages of cancer symptoms and is aimed at reducin extra growth of tissues and balancing the tissue nourishment. This type of program is very dependant on the individual, however a 21 Day program is reccommended.

Gynaecological Issues & Fertility
This treatment is directed at females who suffer from irregular menstruation cycles, cysts or loss of blood.  This treatment is aimed to reduce the Cysts and regularises menstruation. The program duration is 3-5 days, whilst the guest is menstruating.

High Performance Athlete and sports recovery e.g. injury recovery
This treatment is used for reducing the inflammatory symptoms and balance the tissue nourishment. This program is targeted towards Athletes, joint related problems and sports injuries.  This is a 7-10 Day program.

Do you offer Yogic Enemas or Colonics?
Yes, we offer yogic enemas which is like colonic cleansing depending on the Ayurvedic Physician's discretion and the guests' health conditions. Different types of enemas that we offer, are; Matra basti, Shodhana basti, Ksheera basti, Yapana basti.

Pregnancy
She can come and stay at Sukhavati and receive treatments but she can’t do any of the cleansing procedures. She can do gentle massage, shirodhara and do a general de-stress, boost vitality and start preparing for healthy pregnancy program. 
 
IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome)

Panchakarma would be wonderful to help with your husband’s IBS. Ayurveda views the digestive system as the most important system in the body, and all treatments are designed to restore it to its optional state. 
This is through identifying foods that are aggravating to the system that may be causing the irritability, then adopting a specific diet that is very light and easy to digest, yet highly nutritious for the body to restore energy and vitality. 
The treatments are also designed to clear away toxins in the body that may be causing imbalances or blockages, and specific remedies to soothe and heal the mucous membrane of the digestive system to decrease inflammation and enhance nutrient absorption. So basically to reset and recharge. 

At the start of the program there will be a consultation with an Ayurvedic Doctor who will tailor make the program specific to your husband’s condition. This will include the prescription of herbal supplementation that has wonderful results in helping treat IBS. We have seen many guests through Sukhavati with IBS who have left feeling less or no digestive upset (no bloating, cramping, irregular bowel movements, etc.) and increased clarity, energy and vitality.
 
Weight Loss

Here at Sukhavati we tailor make each program for the guest’s individual needs and prescribe specific medicines and treatments for their health condition and aims for the program.
Once you arrive you will have a consultation with an Ayurvedic Doctor where we will discover your unique mind and body constitution, the root cause of your health concern and where any imbalances may be in your system. We then formulate the program specific to you and your weigh loss goals. 
There are many treatments and cleansing methods specific for weight loss that we can include in your program that are designed to burn fat, stimulate the metabolism, balance digestion and clear away toxins from the system. This is combined with a tailored diet to aid the process, yet still provides nourishment and fulfilment.
Most people who come for a general detox find they loose weight, but when we tailor make the program specific to those needs then the weight loss will be greater. 
 
Digestion Issues

Our program would be wonderful to help you resolve these issues. Ayurvedic medicine specializes in digestive health as we consider it the most important system in the body. Panchakarma would assist you in strengthening the digestive system so you can absorb more nutrients from your food to improve energy, vitality and general wellbeing. Our program would deeply nourish and rejuvenate the entire body so you can feel the benefits long after the program ends. 

One Day Taste – rough schedule.

Eg of pick up from Jimbaran (1.5 hours away).

Pick up 10am, arrive at Sukhavati 11.30am, straight to have a consult with the doctor, join group meditation at 12pm, lunch at 12.30pm, facial, Abhyanga and Shirodhara at 1.30pm followed by a fresh juice and yoga at 5pm. Yoga finishes at 6pm and will be dropped back at the hotel.

Juice Cleanses 

Once you arrive you will have a consultation with our residential Ayurvedic Doctor and he will tailor make a program specific for you and your health aims. If indicated he may prescribe a juice fast for a few days, but Ayurveda mainly utilises food as medicine for cleansing and detoxifying. All our meals are developed and prepared specifically to enhance our detoxifying and healing process, and are an integral part of the program. The Doctor will also recommend herbal medicine and treatments that will assist and with weight loss.

Pre-Program Diet Suggestions

You can eat rice but Basmati Rice is best.
Vegetarian meals are best with legumes and lentils instead of meat. Try mung beans, red lentils, channa dal, urid dal. 
You can eat curry, dal, stir-fry, soups, stews, sautéed and roasted vegetables. Use spices such as cumin, coriander, mint, turmeric, ginger, garlic, cinnamon, cardamom etc. 
Breakfast can be stewed apples, porridge, buckwheat pancakes. 
He can snack on fresh fruit, nuts and seeds. 

Dietary wise its best to cut out coffee, dairy, meat, wheat and sugar. 
 
MS Treatment

Our program is very beneficial in the treatment and management of M.S. Once you arrive you will have consultation with our in resident Ayurvedic Doctor who will formulate a treatment plan specific for you. 
Combined with a specific diet, lifestyle, and yoga routine, our treatments will deeply nourish and rejuvenate the nervous system and address the root cause and contributing imbalances of the M.S from an Ayurvedic perspective. 
Our treatments will focus on decreasing inflammation, removing toxic metabolite that contributes to inflammation, supporting the nervous system - especially nourishing the myelin sheath, alleviating stress, and supporting the immune system. 

To get the best results from the program, and because the main area of focus for this condition is the nervous system, a 2 week program would be best. This would ensure deep removal of toxins, a decrease in inflammation and renewal to the nervous system. 
 
For any further questions regarding your health conditions, please go to our contact us page.