Alcohol dependence means drinking excessively that is more than the recommended limits of alcohol consumption. The consequences of alcohol dependence are harmful. It occurs due to pattern of compulsive alcohol use and leads to physiological dependence of alcohol (tolerance/and or symptoms of withdrawal). The symptoms are only diagnosed when these behaviors become persistent, disabling and distressing. Alcohol consumption can result in impairment of social, legal, interpersonal and occupational functions.
Effects of alcohol dependence:
Acute effects of alcohol can include alcohol poisoning, accidents and injuries, violent behaviour, respiratory depression and cardiac arrhythmias.
Chronic effects of alcohol are High blood pressure, Stroke, Pancreatitis, Liver cirrhosis and may even lead to liver cancer, depression, sexual problems and much more.
These are just physiological effects there are many psychological issues too that arise with alcohol dependence.
Alcohol increases the level of toxins in our body, so before starting to manage the dependence, it is very importance to detoxify the system completely. Detoxification is a part of management. Detoxification helps in eradicating long term effects caused by alcohol consumption.
Living a completely addiction free life can not only be obtained by working on the physical body, as the effects are not only deeply etched in the physical body but have also disturbed energy patterns of Energy body that is Pranamaya Sharir. To have a complete and long lasting effect of the management of alcohol dependence it is required to restore the energy pattern in their natural rhythm. “Tattva Shakti Vigyaan” helps in restoring the energy patterns by balancing the disturbed vibrations and restoring the disturbed energy patterns to normal, rhythmic and healthy patterns. Body of every person does not respond in the same way to addiction, depending on the already present energy patterns and Doshas (Vata, Kapha and Pitta), the alcohol dependence affects different centres in the body. In Tattva Shakti Vigyaan every person is given a personalized practice which not only helps in eliminating the dependence but also fills the being with peace, calm and joy. The whole personality is balanced as the energies are balanced. TSV is not a cosmetic, superficial treatment, instead it transform you into a balanced, strong, compassionate, responsible and joyous person.
There are various yogic practices that are also useful while doing Tattva Shakti Vigyaan Sadhana like:
Kriyas like Jalneti, Sutraneti, Kunjal, and Vastradhouti help is detoxifying the whole system. As the toxin levels in the body are reduced the craving for the addictive toxic substance.
Various Yogic Sukshmavyayama and sthulavyayama like Kapola Shakti Vikasaka kriya and Rekhagati are also helpful.
Yoga asanas are not just physical postures, the asanas develop a healthy mind in healthy body. Yoga helps in self healing as it recharges the body with cosmic energy. It increases self awareness and removes blocks from the body. It also removes energy blocks from the body and detoxifies it. Doing regular Yoga asanas increases will power to overcome negative habits.
Yogasanas like Pavanamuktasana, Sarvangasana, Matsyasana, Gomukhasana, Vakrasana, Ardhamatsyendrasana, Ushtrasana, Shashankasana, Paschimottanasana, Yogamudrasana, Makarasana, Bhujangasana, Dhanurasana, Tadasana, Urdhwahastottanasana and Shavasana are helpful asanas.
Pranayama like Nadi Shodhan, Ujjayi, and Brahmari help in cleansing, cooling and balancing the physical and energy body.
21 minutes of Tattva Shakti Vigyaan intensive Sadhana everyday has profound effects on your overall system. With TSV, management of alcohol dependence does not become a frustrating fight with your self as it works so deep in your system that it abolishes the urge itself.
It is advised to have alkaline diet during the process, including more of natural foods with very less salt and spice.
P:S- The above mentioned Yoga Kriyas and Asanas should be done only in the guidance of a able Yoga Guru and should not be practiced by watching Yoga CD’s or on internet as they can become harmful instead of benefitting.