The disturbances in the Manomaya Kosha percolates into physical layer (Annamaya Kosha) through the Pranamaya Kosha. Hence in the treatment of psychosomatic ailments it becomes necessary to work at all these levels of our existence to bring about the quickest results. The integrated approach, thus, consists in not only dealing with the physical sheath, the relief of which could at best be temporary as is happenings with modern medicines. It also includes techniques to operate on different sheaths of our existence.
The large number of yoga practices available in text of yoga and Upanishads are adopted to balance and harmonize the disturbances at each of the five koshas and tackle complex ailments.
A satvik diet, kriyas- neti, jal neti, agnisara, kapalabhati, vaman dhauti etc, loosening exercise and yogasanas are operative at this level to reduce the physical symptoms.
Practice of different kinds of breathing techniques help to remove the random agitations in pranic flows in the Pranamaya kosha.
Different types of meditation, devotional sessions are helpful in calming down the mind. Practice of inner peace results into emotional stability
Yogic counseling, letures, satsang bring forth knowledge, which help overcome strong desires and likes and dislikes which are the basic reasons for agitations. Lack of inner knowledge and knowing that ‘happiness is within us’ is responsible for many wrong habits and agitations.
Happy assembly, tuning to the nature and doing action in relaxation leads to bliss. This brings our innate healing powers to effect, a complete cure of our ailments.we learn to maintain equipoise in all our actions.