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Transformative Recovery from Anorexia and Smoking at Naturoville

A 28-year-old female overcame anorexia and smoking addiction at Naturoville Wellness Retreat through a holistic treatment combining Ayurvedic therapies, dietary guidance, herbal supplements, yoga, and counseling. Significant health and mindset improvements were achieved, showcasing comprehensive healing.


A 28-year-old female sought help at Naturoville Wellness Retreat, presenting with the dual challenges of anorexia nervosa and a smoking addiction. Her struggles encompassed severe body image concerns, distorted eating habits, nicotine dependence, and a decline in overall health.

Initial Assessment

The guest underwent a thorough consultation with the experienced medical team at Naturoville, shedding light on her medical history, emotional well-being, and the complex interplay between anorexia nervosa and smoking addiction.


   - Anorexia Nervosa-Related Symptoms

     - Significant weight loss and emaciation

     - Fatigue and weakness

     - Distorted body image and intense fear of gaining weight

   - Smoking Addiction-Related Symptoms

     - Persistent cough and respiratory discomfort

     - Nicotine dependence for stress relief

     - Compromised lung function

Nadi Parikshan Findings

The Nadi Parikshan revealed imbalances in Vata, Pitta, and Kapha doshas, reflecting the intricate impact of anorexia nervosa and smoking on both physical and mental well-being.

Ayurvedic Diagnosis and Comprehensive Treatment Plan

The Ayurvedic diagnosis indicated disturbances in Agni (digestive fire), Prana Vayu (life force related to breath), and overall Prakriti (constitution). The personalized treatment plan included:

Snehana and Swedana (Oil Massage and Steam Therapy)

Therapeutic oil massages and steam sessions to nourish the body, alleviate stress, and promote detoxification.

Virechana (Purgation Therapy)

A carefully administered cleansing procedure to eliminate toxins, address digestive imbalances, and promote overall well-being.

Sattvic Diet and Nutritional Counseling

Customized nutritional guidance emphasizing Sattvic foods to restore nutritional balance, enhance digestion, and support recovery from anorexia nervosa.

Herbal Supplements and Detoxification

Prescribing herbal supplements to support lung health, aid in detoxification, and address cravings associated with smoking addiction.

Yoga, Pranayama, and Behavioral Counseling

 Incorporating yoga postures, breathing exercises, and counseling sessions to address both physical and psychological aspects of anorexia nervosa and smoking addiction.

Supporting Mental Health

 Introducing mindfulness techniques, stress management strategies, and counseling sessions to address underlying emotional concerns and promote mental well-being.

Progress and Results

The guest committed to the comprehensive treatment plan, including Ayurvedic therapies, lifestyle changes, and counseling sessions. Over several weeks, she reported significant improvements in weight restoration, enhanced respiratory health, and a positive shift in her mindset towards body image and smoking cessation. The holistic approach at Naturoville Wellness Retreat played a crucial role in her transformative journey towards overcoming anorexia nervosa and smoking addiction.


This case study showcases the success of Naturoville Wellness Retreat in addressing the complex challenges of anorexia nervosa and smoking addiction in a 28-year-old female. The integrated approach, combining Ayurvedic principles, therapeutic interventions, and emotional support, proved transformative. The guest experienced notable improvements in physical health, mental well-being, and successfully embraced a holistic lifestyle, emphasizing the potential for comprehensive healing even in complex cases.

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