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FIBROMYALGIA

fibromyalgia

INTRODUCTION

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder which is characterized by muscular and joint pain. It is a long term illness which is accompanied by fatigue, sleep problems, memory loss and mood issues. The symptoms of fibromyalgia may come and go on their own. But certain factors like physical trauma, infection, stress, etc. can play a role in triggering it. The exact cause is however, unknown. There is no permanent cure of fibromyalgia but with some dietary and lifestyle changes, the symptomatic management can be done.

WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE CAUSES FOR THE OCCURRENCE OF FIBROMYALGIA?

The specific reason of occurrence of fibromyalgia is unknown but scientists found there occurs repeated nerve stimulation of the brain and spinal cord and this causes change in both of them. The change causes an abnormal increase in level of chemicals signaling pain sensation in brain. The brain receptors develop a memory of pain and thus they start over-reacting to both painful and non-painful signals.

The factors which lead to these changes are:

  • Having a genetic predisposition to fibromyalgia
  • Body infections
  • Stress
  • Lack of physical exercise
  • Physical injury such as accident
  • Autoimmune disorders like lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, etc

SYMPTOMS ASSOCIATED WITH FIBROMYALGIA

The main signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia are:

  • Constant dull ache throughout the body
  • Feeling tired always
  • Stiffness in body
  • Headache
  • Inability to focus
  • Loss of memory
  • Lack of concentration
  • Pain in joints
  • Poor sleep
  • Anxiety
  • Digestive problems such as diarrhea or constipation
  • Pain in jaw
  • Numbness in hands or legs
  • Irritable bowel syndrome

SOME OF THE COMPLICATIONS OF FIBROMYALGIA

The persons suffering from fibromyalgia can also develop some of the following other conditions:

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Insomnia

DIAGNOSIS OF FIBROMYALGIA

The doctor will do a thorough physical examination of the patient. He will ask about his family history, will ask about the signs and symptoms of the disease. He may suggest some of the following tests to the patients:

  • Complete blood count
  • Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  • Rheumatoid factor
  • Anti-nuclear antibody
  • Thyroid function tests
  • Vitamin D test
  • Celiac serology

AYURVEDIC TREATMENT OF FIBROMYALGIA

Here are some of the medicines of Chandigarh ayurved center which are used for the treatment of fibromyalgia:

FIBROMYALGIA

1. Detox premium powder

This is a herbo-mineral preparation that contains ingredients like Parwal Pishti, Giloy satv, Shukta Pishti, Kamdudha Ras, Gandhak Rasayan, etc.

Parwal Shukti– Parwal Shukti is very beneficial in the condition of headache, depression, temporomandibular joint disorder, tensions, irritable bowel syndrome etc. It also reduces the stiffness and boosts the immune system.

Shukta Pishti: It helps to balance the Pitta dosha in the body. All signs and symptoms related to Psoriasis patients are managed with this pishti.

Giloy Satva: Giloy satva helps in detoxification of body that removes all the toxins. It is best anti-inflammatory and blood purifier. This satva act as a strong antacid that deals with hyperacidity and all the gastric problems.

Kamdudha Ras: This herbal-mineral classical preparation balances Pitta dosha in the body.

Gandhak Rasayana: This herbal preparation is used since ancient times for all types of skin disorders.

Tal Sindoor: It contains ingredients like Shuddh parad, Aloe vera, Gandhak, etc that relieve redness in psoriasis patients.

Akik Pishti:It act as a Cardiac tonic reduces the stress and improve the health. Also helps in reducing the inflammation by acting on body mechanism. Akik is also beneficial for preventing the acidity and neutralize the oxidant effect of free radicals and other substances.

Yavakshara: It gives best result in chronic pain, nausea, muscle spasm, and nerve pain. Yavakshara also influences the areas of the brain associated with memory and co-ordination. Regular use of this sachet will help to improve the mental health.

Jahar Mohar: Jahar mohar is frequently used for managing the high blood pressure. It has different properties like, Antidiarrheal, Antiemetic, Antacid, and Digestive stimulant.

Recommended Dosage–Take 1 sachet twice a day with normal water.

2. Active Plus Tablet

Active plus Tablet is a pure herbo-mineral formulation prepared from best quality of herbs. This tablet is best for person mental and physical health, also helps to boost up the immunity. The herbal ingredients present in these tablets are used to maintain person’s health and refreshes the mind and body. These tablets improves digestion, eliminates constipation, stress, nourishes brain,  acts as antioxidant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, etc.

Recommended Dosage– Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.

3. Pain-O-Kill Oil

This herbal oil contain ingredients like – Rasna (Pluchea lanceolata), Kustha (Saussurea lappa), Jyotishmati (Celastrus paniculatus), Vatsnabh (Aconitum ferox), Devdaru (Cedrus deodara) etc. This oil is an Ayurvedic medicine which gives best result in all types of pain. It is beneficial for the muscle relaxant, sports injury, low back pain, weakness, etc. This oil has a good result in reducing the inflammation.

Method of Usage – It is applied on the affected portion of the body and massage with light pressure. Do this procedure twice a day.

4. Pain-O-kill Tablets

As the name suggests these tablets will kill the pain naturally. The herbs present in the formation of these tablets are Ashwagandha, Hadjod, Punarnava, Nirgundi, Methi, Garlic, etc. These herbs in combination show antioxidant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, immuno-modulator properties. The regular use of these tablets reduce body pain and acts on its root cause.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.

5. Nerve up tablet

Nerve up tablets help in balancing the vata dosha and reduces kapha dosha, and acts as nervine stimulant. It shows effective results in improving the central nervous system. It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchala, shudha shilajeet, praval pishti etc. This tablet helps in the symptoms related to Allergy, ankylosis spondylitis, provide relief from muscle pain.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily.

6. Vata Tablet

Vata balance tablet is a rejuvenating blend of herbs is specially formulated to balance Vata doshas without aggravating Pitta or Kapha doshas. It may be used to support overall health and well-being by Vata constitutions with or without food. For those with a dual constitution that includes Vata or a tridoshic constitution, it is an excellent formula for the Vata season, which in most parts of the world is autumn and early winter.

Recommended Dosage– Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water.

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Home Remedies For Ankle Sprain

Ankle Sprain

Heel pain is very common and it can happen to anyone. In medical terms, the condition of pain in the ankles is called ankle pain. Due to any medical condition, arthritis, sprains, and twisting of the feet can cause pain in the heels. According to the National University of Health Science, in most cases, sprains cause pain in the ankles and about 80% of ankle injuries are also due to sprains. A sprain occurs when a ligament (the tissue that connects bones) is stretched or overstretched. However, many times there is a sprain in the heel due to many other reasons as well. Today, apart from telling you the main reasons for heel pain, we are also telling you some home remedies to deal with it.

Ankle Pain Causes

  • Arthritis especially osteoarthritis
  • Gout (When uric acid increases in the blood, the problem of gout starts. It is a type of arthritis.)
  • Have nerve damage
  • Heel sprain
  • Blockage of blood vessels
  • Joint infection, etc.

Follow These Home Remedies For Ankle Pain

  • Never do this work after sprain, otherwise problems may increase
  • Legs twisted while walking, there is no sprain, do these measures immediately
  • Take care of ankle sprain like this

Turmeric has been given the title of a medicine in Ayurveda. Turmeric is so powerful that it can eliminate many diseases. Turmeric, rich in antioxidants, also provides relief from heel pain. When you have pain in your heels, drink a glass of milk mixed with half a teaspoon of turmeric and honey. Drinking 2 glasses of milk in a day will give a lot of relief.

Rock salt and water also have a great effect in relieving heel pain. For this, mix two teaspoons of rock salt in a little more hot water than lukewarm water and mix it. Now keep your feet in it for about half an hour. After this, after washing the feet with normal water, wear socks for a while. This will give you instant relief.

Applying ice to the heel also provides relief from pain. For this, keep ice in a plastic foil and apply it on the painful area of ​​the heel. Applying ice to the heel for 10-15 minutes will give you relief from the pain.

Follow these tips to avoid pain

  • Try to walk for at least 15 minutes in the green grass in the morning and evening.
  • Whenever you have the onset of pain, consult a doctor without delay.
  • Follow a balanced diet and exercise regularly.
  • As a permanent treatment, physiotherapists use a variety of exercises, wax heat, TENS, ultrasonic waves. Apart from this, methods like alternating bath (hot and cold compress in a sequential manner), exercise of rotating the ball under the feet etc. are adopted.

When there is a sprain or strain in the feet, there is a lot of swelling and pain. It can happen at any time, whether you are involved in sports or you can bend your legs while walking. Ankle sprains are very painful. If you cannot go to the doctor immediately after sprain, then there is a solution for that too. You can cure your foot sprain with some special home remedies.

Try these remedies when sprained and take lots of rest, so that you can recover soon. After this, if you walk well, then do not forget to go to the doctor at all.

If you walk a lot every day, then do not do this for a few days. Do not do activities that require the muscles and tissues of the ankle.

  • Ice and if ice is applied immediately after the sprain, then there is no swelling at that place. Come on to get rid of the pain, every 1-2 hours should be done with ice for 20 minutes. Ice should always be wrapped in a cloth.
  • Bandages, sprains get relief by tying bandages or bandages. Tie plastic bandages on the feet so that the blood circulation in the feet is also fine. The sprain should not be tied tightly, otherwise it slows down the flow of blood. If the bandage is tied tightly then the pain will increase.
  • Elevate the feet place a pillow under the feet so that your feet can elevate slightly. Due to this, the blood will not be able to collect at one place and it will circulate throughout the body. This will reduce the swelling of the feet.
  • use of turmeric: applying turmeric reduces swelling of the feet. Turmeric is a spice with anti-septic properties that has been used for a long time. By applying it, you can get a lot of relief in sprain. Make a paste by mixing a little water in 2 teaspoons of turmeric and heat it lightly and apply it on the sprain. Then after 2 hours wash the feet with warm water.
  • Take half a teaspoon of alum and mix it in a glass of warm milk and drink it, it will heal the injury quickly.
  • Honey and lime mix honey and lime on the sprained area and do a light massage. Do this for a few days, you will get relief.
  • aloe vera apply aloe vera gel on the sprained area, it will give relief. Apply mustard oil on betel leaf, heat that leaf lightly and tie it on the sprained part.
  • Salt and oil heat the salt and mustard oil and place it on the platform. Then tie it with a cloth and sleep at night, you will get relief.
  • Heat basil leaves, mix the juice of basil leaves and mustard oil together and keep it on the freckled part. Do this 4-5 times a day.
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EPICONDYLITIS SYMPTOMS, CAUSES AND TREATMENT

EPICONDYLITIS

Inflammation or micro damage collagenous tissue on either lateral or medial side of the distal humurus

TYPES OF EPICONDYLITIS – 

  • Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis
  • Golfers elbow or medial epicondylitis
  1. tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis

Tennis elbow is a swelling of tendon that causes pain in the elbow and arm the pain associated with tennis elbow may radiate from the outside of elbow into forearm and wrist

  • it causes pain on the outside of the elbow
  • mild discomfort that worsens over time

Symptoms of tennis elbow

  • Difficulty in Shake hands
  • External irritation or inflammation
  • Elbow weakening
  • Difficulty in grip an object
  • Difficulty in Holding a mug
  • The area is swelled and reddish in color

CAUSES OF TENNIS ELBOW

  • Gripping a racket during a swing ( due to this strain the muscles and put too much stress on the tendons
  • Excessive use of extensor of the fore arms
  • Overusing forearm due to repetitive activities
  • Trauma to the elbow
  • Stress on elbow tendons

DIAGNOSE of tennis  elbow :

  • electromyography- this detect problem with the nerves in elbow
  • flex   arm, wrist, and elbow to see where it hurts.
  • imaging tests, an X-ray or MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) – to detect the arthritis  in elbow

treatment of tennis elbow :

  • apply ice on elbow to reduce pain and swelling.
  • Apply elbow strap-   to protect the injured tendon from further strain.
  • use of non- steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAIDs) – to help with pain and swelling
  • exercises  to reduce stiffness and increase flexibility thrice a day
  • physical therapy to strengthen and stretch the muscles.
  • Self care (rest, ice, compression, elevation)

SOME EXERCISES FOR TENNIS ELBOW:

  1. GOLFERS ELBOW OR MEDIAL EPICONDYLITIS:
  • pain and tenderness felt on the inner side of elbow the pain sometimes extends along the inner side of forearm
  • golfers elbow gets its name because repeatedly playing golf is an example of the activity that can lead to this this condition
  • In golfers elbow it causes pain on the inside of the elbow that can travel to the forearm and wrist
  • Pain felt when flexing or turning wrist

CAUSES

  • Weak wrist and shoulder muscles
  • Internal irritation and inflammation
  • Elbow weakening
  • Using a spin serve or serving with great force
  • Carrying a something heavy
  • Throwing a javelin
  • Using other hand tools frequently

SYMPTOMS OF GOLFERS ELBOW

  • Shake hands
  • Swing a racket or golf club
  • Lift weights
  • Pitch or swing a ball
  • Pick an item up with your palm down
  • Turn a doorknob
  • Flex your wrist

DIAGNOSE

  • medical history
  • physical exam. To evaluate pain and stiffness
  • X-ray
  • MRI

TREATMENT of golfers elbow:

Use of ice on elbow

  • Rest: Sports activities and repetitive motions may worsen golfer’s elbow.
  • Wear a brace in arm
  • Pain medication
  • Physical therapy
  • Exercises
  • Stretching and exercising of arm muscles reduce and prevent golfer’s elbow.
  • Finger Extensions
  • Ball Squeezes -squeeze and release the ball in repetition to strengthen your forearm.
  • Forearm Pronation and Supination
  • Wrist Extensions
  • Surgery

SOME EXRCISES FOR GOLFERS ELBOW:

  CAC MEDICATION FOR BONE STRENTHNING:

1. Asthi Jod Vati

  • Asthi  jod tablet is a combination of herbs that helps to maintain bone strength.
  • It is natural calcium supplement.
  • It helps to heal bone injuries and useful in any kind of bone deformities.
  • it has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant properties.

Recommend Dose : Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water

  1. Rasayan Vati
  • Rasayan vati has antioxidant, aphrodisiac, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, analgesic, immuno-modulator properties.
  • it provide good results in General debility, Psychological disorders, and improves immunity.

Recommend Dose  : Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water

  1. Triphla Syrup:
  • Triphala helps in detoxify the body and strengthen the immune system
  • Triphala has antibacterial, antioxidant, and antiviral properties

Recommend Dose: Take 2 tablespoon daily.

  1. Detox Premium Powder
  • Shankh bhasma: This has antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antacid, Sutshekhar ras: sutshekar ras maintains pitta dosha in the body
  • Parval pishti: praval pishti is  also balances the pitta dosha and removes all toxins from the body.
  • Giloy satv: giloy satva has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, immunomodulator properties
  • Kamdudha ras: reduces heat, burning sensation, epigastrium tenderness, irritability, Shwet parpati: It is also effective in acidity.

Recommend Dose: Take one sachet twice daily.

  1. Ayuvita Multivitamin Tablet
  • ayuvita multivitamin tablet naturally provides benefits of a multivitamin and it is rich in Vitamin D best source is sunlight
  • It helps to strengthen bones and muscles.
  • It has vitamin B

Recommend Dose: Take one tablet twice daily.

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WHAT ARE TENDON INJURIES? AYURVEDIC TREATMENT TO CURE IT NATURALLY

TENDON INJURIES

OVERVIEW:-

  • Tendons join muscles to bones, ensuring joint movement. With progressive age, tendons become more susceptible to degeneration followed by injuries.
  • A common sports injury is a strain, which is damage to a tendon or the muscle to which it connects. The injury can be very painful.Highstrains may take weeks or months to heal.
  • Trauma from falling or may be suddenly twisting a tendon can cause a strain. People who are inactive may be more susceptible to strains, especially if they suddenly become active or practice muscle weakness because of inactivity.

SYMPTOMS:-

  • Bruising to the skin
  • General weakness in the knee joint
  • Numbness in the knee due to damage to nerves
  • Stiffness
  • Inflammation along the outside of the knee
  • Tenderness around the ligament
  • Sensation feel during movement
  • Numbness in your fingertip

CAUSE:-Following causes for tendon injury,such as:-

  • Any cut on arm,hand and fingers.
  • Certain sports activities can cause tendin injuries
  • Rock climbing
  • Certain health condition like Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Aging
  • Overuse
  • Long-term steroid use

DIAGNOSIS:-It may include:-

  • Physical examination
  • X-ray
  • MRI
  • Evaluation of range of tendons
  • RISK-FACTORS:-
  • Age:- The peak age for Achilles tendon rupture is 30 to 40.
  • Sex:- Tendon rupture is up to five times more likely to occur in men than in women.
  • Recreational sports
  • Steroid injections
  • Certain antibiotics
  • Obesity

PREVENTION:-

  • Warm-up your body before any activity
  • Stretching
  • Avoid during too much exercise
  • Always use proper technique and body mechanics when playing

AYURVEDIC VIEW FOR TENDON INJURY:-

  • According to Ayurveda, tendons are considered to devlop from the Raktadhatu . The Raktadhatu is managed by the pitta dosha and, hence any tendon related problem may comes under the Pitajjavyadhi.
  • According to ayurveda this is a pitta kapha vitiation which will result in vatakopa and results in difficulty in movements, in acute cases mainly pitta get vitiated and results in kapha and vata vitiation, this condition can easily be cured with special external treatments and internal medicines.
  • In chronic conditions due to kaphadosha it can take In both cases the main line of treatment contains increasing circulation and reducing degeneration along with rejuvenation of destroyed muscle fibers.

AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR TENDON INJURY:-

  • The treatment process includes panchakarmatherapies, internal medications, and Advice of food and life style changes.InPanchkarma therapies involvesPanchakarma:-
  • NASYA
  • LEPUM
  • VIRECHANA
  • BASTI
  • ABHYANGA
  • PATRA POTTALI SWEDAN
  • SHASTIK SHALI PIND SWEDAN
  • KASHAYA SEKA
  • JALOKAVACHARAN
  • STHANITHANIKA BASTI
  • DHARA
  • PICHU
  • LEPA

 SOME AYURVEDIC MEDICINE USED IN TENDON INJUERY:-

  • RASANASAPTAK KWATH
  • DASHMOOLARISHTA
  • YOGRAJ GUGGUL
  • VATAVIDHVANSAK RASA
  • SAHCHARADI KASHAYA

DIET RECOMMANDATION:-

  • Drinking lot of water helps to keep hydrated and avoid vitiation of vata.
  • Avoid pitta increasing foods like hot,spicy, sour and fermented foods
  • Lepa (pastes of herbs/ ointment) prepared sheeta and madhur rasa herbs to heal the injury faster
  • Citrus fruit like lemon, oranges and tangerines are good source of Vitamin C and may help in preventing sprains.

LIFESTYLE CHANGES :-

  • Provide satisfactory rest to the injured part
  • Do oil massage with mustard oil mix turmeric on the injured area
  • Provide warmth through Sweden karma (Sudation)

HOME REMEDIES:-

  • Cold Compresses:- A cold compress helps ease pain and swelling, two main symptoms of tendon injury. It will also help to relax the affected muscles.
  • Warm Wraps or Elastic Bandages:- Use warm wraps or compressive, elastic bandages to reduce the stress placed on the affected muscles. This will help to decreases swelling and pain and speeds up the healing process.
  • Massage:- This is another benificialway to treat tendon injury. A gentle massage will help increase circulation, relax the muscles, and reduce inflammation and stiffness. For massaging, can use mustard oil,coconut and olive oil.
  • Castor Oil:- Castor oil to ease the symptoms of tendon injury. The oil is mainly contained of ricinoleic acid, which act as anti-inflammatory agent. Do gentle massage with castor oil on the affected part 2 or 3 times a day. This helps relieve pain and reduce inflammation of the tendon.
  • Vitamin E:- Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant that helps to relieve inflammation and pain . Vitamin E also improves circulatory function, which reduces inflammation and promotes healing process.

AYURVEDIC HERBS USED IN TENDON INJURY:-

  • ASHWGANDHA
  • SHILAJIT
  • SONTH
  • LASHUN
  • AMALAKI
  • LAKSHA
  • HADJOD
  • GUGGUL
  • HALDI

CAC SPECIAL MEDICATION FOR TENDON INJURY:-

  • RASAYAN VATI
  • ASTHI JOD TABLET
  • AYUVITA TABLET
  • CURCUMIN CAPSULES
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What is sprain and how to cure them naturally?

Sprained_foot

What is Sprain?

  • A sprain is a condition that is characterized by stretching or tearing of ligaments (fibrous tissue that connect two bones together in your joints). Sprain is most commonly occurring in your ankle.
  • Mild sprains can be treated at home effectively by rest, ice, compression and elevation. Severe cases of sprains sometimes require surgery to repair torn ligaments.

How to differentiate a sprain and a strain?

  • The difference between a sprain and a strain is that in a sprain injury occurs to the bands of tissue that connect two bones together and on the other hand strain involves an injury of a muscle or to the band of tissue that attaches a muscle to a bone.

Symptoms of sprain

Signs and symptoms of sprain may vary depend upon the severity of the injury.  Symptoms may include:

  • Bruising
  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Difficulty to move the affected joint

Causes of sprain

A sprain commonly occurs when there is overextension or any kind of tear occurs in ligament while severely stressing a joint. Sprains often occur in the following circumstances:

  • Knee — during any exercise or athletic activity
  • Ankle — May occur while Walking, running or exercising on an uneven surface, landing awkwardly from a jump
  • Back – During heavy weight lifting, exercising
  • Wrist — landing on an outstretched hand during a fall
  • Thumb — Overextension while playing sports, like

Risk factors

Factors that may contribute to sprains include:

  • Environmental conditions – Uneven surfaces can make you more prone to injury.
  • When you get tired after doing any exercise or running etc. then tired muscle does not provide good support for your joints. When you’re tired, you have to apply extra forces that could stress a joint.
  • Poor equipment – Poorly maintained footwear or other sporting equipment can be a risk factor for sprain to develop.

Prevention

  • Regular stretching and strengthening exercises will help to maintain flexibility of body. Regular exercises are necessary for your sport, fitness or work activity that can help to minimize your risk of sprains. If you have a physically demanding occupation, then regular exercising can help you to prevent injuries.
  • By working to strengthening the muscles around the joint you can protect your joints in the long term from injury. The best support and protection that you can give yourself is your own “muscle brace.”

When to see the doctor

Mild sprains or ligament injuries can be treated at home. But the injuries that cause severe sprains, such as fractures should need proper medical treatment. You should consult a doctor if you:

  • Unable to move or difficulty in bearing  weight on the affected joint
  • Have pain in the bones of an injured joint
  • Have numbness around the injured area

Diagnosis of sprain

  • Diagnosis can be made by doing physical examination. During the examination, your doctor will look for swelling and tenderness around the joint in your affected limb.
  • The intensity of your pain can be helpful to determine the extent and nature of the severity of injury.
  • Imaging techniques like X-rays are helpful to rule out a fracture or other bone injury. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is also used to help diagnose the extent of the injury.

Treatment Options

Some home remedies for cure sprain naturally include

  • RICE

Every parent or athlete knows this age old remedy for miner cases of sprain. For immediate self-care of a sprain at home, one should follow the R.I.C.E. approach that involves- rest, ice, compression, elevation:

  • Rest – Avoid all the activities that leads to pain, swelling or discomfort and get proper rest.
  • Ice – Use an ice pack or bath of ice and water for 15 to 20 minutes each time and repeat this after every two to three hours. It will help to reduce pain and swelling.
  • Compression – To reduce swelling, compress the area with an elastic bandage until the swelling stops. Don’t wrap it too tightly that will hinder circulation.
  • Elevation – Elevating the injured area above the level of your heart, reduce the flow of blood and other fluids to the injury site by which allows gravity to help reduce swelling.

Try to start this practice as soon as possible after sprain occurs as it controls body’s natural inflammatory response.

  • OTC medications
  • Over-the-counter pain medications like ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) and acetaminophen (Tylenol, others) also can be effective.
  • Epsom salt
  • It’s important to use cold compression during the first few days of an injury but after few days, you can soak your ankle in a warm bath with Epsom salt. Epsom salt will help soothe sore muscles and connective tissues that reduce stiffness of the joints.
  • Add Epsom salts to a warm or hot water then use this water for local application or for steaming around the area 1-2 times per day.
  • Natural Poultices
  • There are number of natural anti-inflammatory herbs that are effectively used to treat inflammation, pain of sprain. A traditional poultice that helps to reduce swelling can be made by using turmeric, garlic, onion, castor oil, or olive oil.
  • Gently heat these ingredients and apply to a sprained ankle. You can also wrap them around ankle in a bandage form for several hours. This work wonders for your pain and swelling and promote healing.

The Final word

  • All of the above-mentioned remedies may help to support healing after an ankle sprain. These can be effective in mild cases of sprain to cure them. But in severe cases, In addition to these approaches, advice from medical expert is needed.
  • Some life style and dietary modifications can also be helpful for faster recovery. Like wearing a supportive brace and staying off the affected leg may help to immobilize the ankle joint and allow the damaged tissues to heal. Because your body is also doing work to repair itself, getting proper rest, staying hydrated, and taking a healthy diet may help ensure that your body has what it needs to heal.
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WHAT ARE TENDON INJURIES? AYURVEDIC TREATMENT TO CURE IT NATURALLY

tenden injury

OVERVIEW:-

  • Tendons join muscles to bones, ensuring joint movement. With progressive age, tendons become more susceptible to degeneration followed by injuries.
  • A common sports injury is a strain, which is damage to a tendon or the muscle to which it connects. The injury can be very painful.High strains may take weeks or months to heal.
  • Trauma from falling or may be suddenly twisting a tendon can cause a strain. People who are inactive may be more susceptible to strains, especially if they suddenly become active or practice muscle weakness because of inactivity.

SYMPTOMS:-

  • Bruising to the skin
  • General weakness in the knee joint
  • Numbness in the knee due to damage to nerves
  • Stiffness
  • Inflammation along the outside of the knee
  • Tenderness around the ligament
  • Sensation feel during movement
  • Numbness in your fingertip

CAUSE:-Following causes for tendon injury,such as:-

  • Any cut on arm,hand and fingers.
  • Certain sports activities can cause tendin injuries
  • Rock climbing
  • Certain health condition like Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Aging
  • Overuse
  • Long-term steroid use
  • DIAGNOSIS:-It may include:-
  • Physical examination
  • X-ray
  • MRI
  • Evaluation of range of tendons
  • RISK-FACTORS:-
  • Age:- The peak age for Achilles tendon rupture is 30 to 40.
  • Sex:- Tendon rupture is up to five times more likely to occur in men than in women.
  • Recreational sports
  • Steroid injections
  • Certain antibiotics
  • Obesity

PREVENTION:-

Warm-up your body before any activity

  • Stretching
  • Avoid during too much exercise
  • Always use proper technique and body mechanics when playing

AYURVEDIC VIEW FOR TENDON INJURY:-

  • According to Ayurveda, tendons are considered to devlop from the Rakta dhatu . The Rakta dhatu is managed by the pitta dosha and, hence any tendon related problem may comes under the Pitajja vyadhi.
  • According to ayurveda this is a pitta kapha vitiation which will result in vata kopa and results in difficulty in movements, in acute cases mainly pitta get vitiated and results in kapha and vata vitiation, this condition can easily be cured with special external treatments and internal medicines.
  • In chronic conditions due to kapha dosha it can take In both cases the main line of treatment contains increasing circulation and reducing degeneration along with rejuvenation of destroyed muscle fibers.

AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR TENDON INJURY:-

  • The treatment process includes panchakarma therapies, internal medications, and Advice of food and life style changes.In Panchkarma therapies involves Panchakarma :-
  • NASYA
  • LEPUM
  • VIRECHANA
  • BASTI
  • ABHYANGA
  • PATRA POTTALI SWEDAN
  • SHASTIK SHALI PIND SWEDAN
  • KASHAYA SEKA
  • JALOKAVACHARAN
  • STHANITHANIKA BASTI
  • DHARA
  • PICHU
  • LEPA

 SOME AYURVEDIC MEDICINE USED IN TENDON INJUERY:-

  • RASANASAPTAK KWATH
  • DASHMOOLARISHTA
  • YOGRAJ GUGGUL
  • VATAVIDHVANSAK RASA
  • SAHCHARADI KASHAYA

DIET RECOMMANDATION:-

  • Drinking lot of water helps to keep hydrated and avoid vitiation of vata.
  • Avoid pitta increasing foods like hot,spicy, sour and fermented foods
  • Lepa (pastes of herbs/ ointment) prepared sheeta and madhur rasa herbs to heal the injury faster
  • Citrus fruit like lemon, oranges and tangerines are good source of Vitamin C and may help in preventing sprains.

LIFESTYLE CHANGES :-

  • Provide satisfactory rest to the injured part
  • Do oil massage with mustard oil mix turmeric on the injured area
  • Provide warmth through Sweden karma (Sudation)

HOME REMEDIES:-

  • Cold Compresses:- A cold compress helps ease pain and swelling, two main symptoms of tendon injury. It will also help to relax the affected muscles.
  • Warm Wraps or Elastic Bandages:- Use warm wraps or compressive, elastic bandages to reduce the stress placed on the affected muscles. This will help to decreases swelling and pain and speeds up the healing process.
  • Massage:- This is another benificial way to treat tendon injury. A gentle massage will help increase circulation, relax the muscles, and reduce inflammation and stiffness. For massaging, can use mustard oil,coconut and olive oil.
  • Castor Oil:- Castor oil to ease the symptoms of tendon injury. The oil is mainly contained of ricinoleic acid, which act as anti-inflammatory agent. Do gentle massage with castor oil on the affected part 2 or 3 times a day. This helps relieve pain and reduce inflammation of the tendon.

Vitamin E:- Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant that helps to relieve inflammation and pain . Vitamin E also improves circulatory function, which reduces inflammation and promotes healing process.

AYURVEDIC HERBS USED IN TENDON INJURY:-

  • ASHWGANDHA
  • SHILAJIT
  • SONTH
  • LASHUN
  • AMALAKI
  • LAKSHA
  • HADJOD
  • GUGGUL
  • HALDI

CAC SPECIAL MEDICATION FOR TENDON INJURY:-

  • RASAYAN VATI
  • ASTHI JOD TABLET
  • AYUVITA TABLET
  • CURCUMIN CAPSULES
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AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR SPONDYLOSIS IN KERLA

SPONDYLOSIS

INTRODUCTION:-

  • Spondylosisdefines the general degeneration of the spine that can occur in joints, discs, and bones of the spine as we age.
  • Spondylosis is common, but it is generally not serious. Many who have it experience no pain, though it can be painful for some.It is a degenerative condition that may worsen as a person grows older, and can affect any region of the spine.

REGION OF SPINE:-

  • Cervical — neck
  • Thoracic — upper, mid-back
  • Lumbar — low back
  • Lumbosacral — low back/sacrum

SYMPTOMS :-Several symptoms  appear, it may include:-

  • Stiffness
  • Paresthesia
  • Limited motion
  • Pain

CAUSE:-

  • Age – Spondylosis is a normal part of ageing.
  • Sedentary Lifestyle means no physical activity
  • Bad food habits
  • Occupation means having a job that needs heavy lifting or a lot of bending and twisting.
  • Any kind of injuries or Surgery
  • Genetic Factors
  • Being Overweight

DIAGNOSIS:-It may include:-

  • PHYSICAL EXAMINATION
  • X-RAY
  • MRI
  • CT-SCAN

RISK FACTORS:-

  • Age
  • Being overweight or obese
  • Sedentary lifestyle with little or no exercise
  • Smoking
  • Some medical conditions like diabetes, gout, psoriasis, tuberculosis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and Lyme disease
  • High-impact activities, and repeat occupational trauma

PREVENTION:-

  • Avoid do these activities that put pressure on the neck.
  • Avoid lifting heavy weights.
  • Take short breaks in-between work
  • Daily calcium intake should be met.
  • Stay hydrated.
  • Eat fruits and green leafy vegetables.
  • Exercise regularly

AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR SPONDYLOSIS IN KERLA:-

  • Spondylosis management is one of the strongest positives of Ayurveda.The main focus of treatment is to restore bone strength and rehydrate them.
  • In Ayurveda, there are many diseases namely Greevagraham, Viswachi, Grudhrasi, Katigraham etc. which can be linkedto spondylosis .
  • The symptoms can be attributed to vitiatedVata with rare involvement of Kapha or Pitta, from person to person. The treatment process involved areSnehana and Swedana which helps in relieving the swelling, tenderness and strengthening of paravertebral muscles.
  • Along with these treatments paravertebral muscle strengthening exercises and regular yoga are equally important to improve spinal flexibility, build strength and endurance. Certain lifestyle changes also required.

AYURVEDIC MEDICATION FOR SPONDYLOSIS:-These formulations used for spondylitis are:-

  • RASNASAPTAK KASHAYAM
  • ASHTAVARGAM KASHYAM
  • PRASARINYADI KASHYAM
  • DASHMOOLA RASNADI KASHAYAM
  • DHANADANAYANADI KASHYAM
  • ASWAGANDHA CHOORNAM
  • BALARISHTAM
  • DHANWANTHARAM ARISHTAM
  • ASWAGANDHA ARISHTAM
  • PRASARINYADI THAILAM
  • EKANGVEER RAS
  • ERAND PAK

PANCHKARMA THEREPIES FOR SPONDYLOSIS:-

  • ROOKSHA SWEDAN
  • CHOORNA PINDA SWEDAM
  • PATRA PINDA SWEDAN
  • KAYASEKA
  • GREEVA VASTI
  • KATI VASTI
  • MERUDANDA VASTI
  • MAATRA VASTI
  • NIROOHA VASTI
  • VAITHARANA VASTI
  • TAILDHARA

HOME REMEDIES FOR SPONDYLOSIS:-

Because of the strong anti-inflammatory properties, the below mentioned herbs and superfoods can act as the best medicines to manage the Spondylosis condition.

Castor Oil:- This helps cleansing ama (toxins) and balancing vata.It can use both way orally and local application. It is very effective remedy for spondylosis patients.

Garlic:-Eat  raw garlic buds on an empty stomach each morning with water. Also use by  heat 2 to 3 crushed garlic cloves in a pan with any kind of vegetable oil. Use it to massage the painful area for 5 to 10 minutes. Also follow this with a warm bath. Do this 2 times daily.

Turmeric:-Consume turmeric powder in a glass of milk. Heat it on low heat for 5 minutes. Drink it 2 times daily.It is very helpful remedy and turmeric also has anti-inflammatory or antioxidant properties.

Sesame Seeds:-Apply warm sesame oil on the affected area and massage for ten minutes. Then apply a hot compress on the painful area. It reduceinflammation. It improve vertebra health.

Ginger:-Drink ginger tea twice  a day. It remove muscle soreness and tenderness. Ginger can help to relieve joint pain and reduce inflammation.

Cayenne Pepper:-Cayenne pepper powder mix with 2 tablespoons of lukewarm olive oil. Apply it on the painful area. Cover it with a cloth and. Do thisdaily.It has a capsaicin chemical that relieves pain.

Exercise:-One of the major causes of spondylosis is lack of physical activity. It can reduce pain and stiffness around  neck and shoulders by incorporating regular physical exercise into lifestyle.

Rotate  head in both clockwise and anti -clockwise directions, and do neck side to side from one shoulder to the other. Do this for 10 minutes 2 or 3 times daily. It will help to relieve the pain in  neck and back.

ASANAS FOR SPONDYLOSIS:-

  • BHUJANGASANA (Cobra Pose)
  • ARDHA MATSYENDRASANA (Sitting Half-Spinal Twist)
  • DHANURASANA (Bow Pose)
  • MARJARASANA (Cat Pose)
  • SETU BANDHASANA (Bridge Pose)
  • MATSYASANA (Fish Pose)

AYURVEDIC OIL GOOD FOR SPONDYLOISIS:-

  • ERAND TAIL
  • BALA TAIL
  • MAHANARYAN TAIL
  • RASNA TAIL
  • KARPURADI TAIL
  • DHANWANTRAM TAIL
  • MURIVENNA TAIL

AYURVEDIC HEBS USED FOR SPONDYLOSIS:-

  • LASHUN
  • GILOY
  • ASHWGANDHA
  • SONTH
  • GUGGUL
  • NIRGUNDI
  • DEODAR
  • SHILAJEET
  • MARICH
  • PIPPALI

CAC SPECIAL MEDICATION FOR SPONDYLOSIS:-

  • PAIN-O-KILL OIL
  • PAIN-O-KILL SYRUP
  • TRIKATU SYRUP
  • VATA BALANCE
  • RASAYAN VATI
  • NERVE UP TABLET
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Bulging Disc, Causes, Symptoms and Herbal Treatment

A bulging disc is also known as a herniated disc. Due to this disease, the nervous system is badly affected and there is unbearable pain in the body. The effect of this disease depends on the herniated disc, i.e. if the herniated disc is in the lower back, then the pain is highest in the buttocks and thighs and if the herniated disc is in the neck, then the pain in the shoulder and hand is the highest. Will feel

This problem starts from the bones of the spine and gradually reaches the rest of the body. Because of this, pain starts in the whole body. Every year, millions of people worldwide suffer from bulging disc disease. The age group suffering from this disease is between 30 and 50 years old. If left untreated, it can cause urinary bladder or intestine disease. Due to this disease, you feel a lot of pain in your lower back. Especially in the buttocks and thighs, the most pain will be felt. You may also feel pain on some feet. If you have a complaint of bulging disc in the neck, then it also affects the shoulders and hands. The pain of a bulging disc also increases with coughing and sneezing.

Symptoms of bulging disc:

Arm or leg pain

If your herniated disc is in your lower back, you will usually feel the most pain in your buttocks and thighs. It may also include part of the foot. If your herniated disc is in your neck, the pain will usually be most severe in the shoulder and arm. This pain is also aggravated by coughing and sneezing.

Numbness or tingling feeling

People who have the problem of bulging discs, they experience tingling along with pain.

Muscle weakness

The muscles around the bulging disc become weak due to pain, which makes it very difficult to lift or bend the affected limb. The affected veins weaken the muscles.

Due to bulging disc

In today’s lifestyle, it is emerging as a very common problem. Today, this disease spreads quickly among people working in office and doing less physical exercise. In fact, bulging discs are caused by sitting for long periods of time. Bulging discs cause pain in the hips and thighs.

Bulging disc treatment

Consult a neurologist

  • To cure this disease completely, consult a good doctor. Eat regular medicines. When the disease becomes more severe, it also undergoes surgery.

Physiotherapy

  • Depending on the symptoms, your doctor may recommend you to have physiotherapy. This will bring flexibility in your muscles and relieve pain.

Exercise and stretching

  • It is important that you stay active and do some exercises like walking, swimming, yoga etc.

Diet changes

  • Include fruits and vegetables in your diet that reduce inflammation of the body. Stay away from junk food and fried food.

Bulging disk rescue

  • Exercising daily is the best way to get rid of this disease. You can get rid of this disease by taking easy exercises like walking and swimming.
  • Always keep the right way to sit. Lower the pressure on the spine and disc.
  • Always keep BMI (body mass index) under control, if weight is more or less both harmful then keep it normal.
  • Eat more fruits and vegetables, it is beneficial for the body.
  • Avoid eating junk food and fried roast.

How can ‘bulging disc’ and ‘herniated disc’ be avoided?

  • Exercise regularly to avoid this
  • Correct your seating pattern
  • Reduce pressure on your spine and disc
  • And keep body weight under condition

Ayurvedic treatment for CAC

1. Detox Premium Powder:

  • This is a herbo-mineral preparation that contains ingredients such as giloy satv, parval pishti, gandhak rasayan, shukta pishti, kamdudha rasa, etc. These all ingredients in combination show antioxidant, anti- inflammatory, & analgesic properties. It helps in reducing pain, numbness, stiffness, & inflammation
  • associated with a slipped disc problem. Detox powder is useful in eliminating Ama (toxins) from body
  • Dosage: Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water after 30 mins of meal.

2. Nerve Up Tablet:

  • It is pure herbo-mineral formulation which helps to balance the vata dosha. It act as nervine stimulator and also reduces Kapha doshas. It mainly acts on central nervous system. It contains natural ingredients like Shudha kuchala, Shudha shilajeet, Abhrak bhasma, Praval pishti, Shankh bhasma etc. These contains natural Vatahar properties and helps in curing vata diseases. It speeds up physical and mental processes. It helps in painful joints, stiffness , inflammation, swelling and general weakness.
  • Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal

3. Pain-o-kill oil:

  • As the name suggests Pain-O-Kill Oil reduces pain, inflammation, stiffness, & weakness in slipped disc patients. Applying this herbal oil gives effective results in lower backache, weakness, relaxes muscles, stiffness, & swelling.
  • Method of usage: Take few oil in your hands gently massage over the affected of the body.

4. Pain-o-kill syrup:

  • This is a herbal syrup that helps in reducing pain, inflammation, stiffness, & swelling related to a slipped disc problem. Pain-O-Kill Syrup is prepared from ingredients such as Hadjod stem, Shalaki Gum, Suranjan sweet gum, Punarnava root, Methi seed, Nirgundi leaves, Garlic bulb, etc.
  • Recommended dosage: Take 2 teaspoonful twice daily.

5. Panchasakar churan:

  • It is an ayurvedic preparation that contains five herbal ingredients such as Shunthi, Swarnapatri, Balaharitaki, Shatapushpa, Saindhava lavana. This churna in combination helps in the overall detoxification of the body. It reduces pain & swelling in slipped disc patients. It also helps indigestion.
  • Recommended Dosage: Take 1 teaspoonful with lukewarm water at bedtime.

6. Nerve plus Tablet:

  • Nerve plus of CAC is pure herbal combination , without any added chemicals, colors, fillers and additives. These tablets show Anti-bacterial, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, and immune- modulator properties. It contains herbal ingredients Ghritkumari (Aloe barbadensis), Kali mirch (Piper nigrum), Giloy satav (Tinospora cordifolia), Shudha kuchla, Shudha shilajeet, Shudha vatsnabh, Shudh Singraf. It is beneficial for diseases of stomach, stimulating nerves and appetite. It has Rejuvenative, restorative and adaptogenic properties. It improves nerve impulse conduction and enhances body metabolism. It is used to pacify vata doshas and is effective relieve stress, bone marrow cellularity by hiking blood. It allow the blood to flow freely in vessels and relaxes endothelial protection, thereby prevent dryness.
  • Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily.
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AGNIKARAM – Ayurvedic Pain management treatment

Piles are haemorrhoids that cause swelling and also bleeding. Hemorrhoids can be defined as the mass or clump of tissues developing in the anal canal. Bleeding includes blood vessels, support tissue, muscles, and elastic fibers.

Bleeding hemorrhoids can be treated using several methods or forms of surgery. The Ayurvedic form of treatment called Agni Karma is an effective and natural cure for hemorrhoids. On the other hand, a medical procedure known as infra red coagulation therapy can also be performed for effective treatment of hemorrhoids or hemorrhoids.

Agni Karma an Ayurvedic treatment for Agni remedies

The word ‘Agni’ in Sanskrit refers to ‘fire’. Agni Karma is an Ayurvedic medicine, which involves the use of Agni or Agni. It is also called firing. Agni Karma is popularly called Dahan Karma. Agni Karma is used in the treatment of many different types of diseases. This is a good method for the treatment of bleeding.

In this process any ill surface or tissue of the body, such as haemorrhoids, is destroyed and burnt using electric current and cold to warm temperatures. An acidic agent is also used to treat bleeding hemorrhoids in the process of Agni Karma, like alkali karma.

The different types of agni karma include:

  • High fire
  • Durdaghda / improper burn surgery
  • Extremely powerful / extra cautious
  • Samya dagdha / proper fire work

Infra red coagulation therapy

Infra red coagulation therapy or infra red photo coagulation is a medical procedure. Which is used to treat hemorrhoids and can only treat internal hemorrhoids.

A device is used during the process, which produces a beam of intense, powerful infrared light. The heat released by infrared light causes memorial tissue and bleeding to cut blood pressure. This results in the death of hemorrhoids or hemorrhoids and a scar on the wall of the anal canal. The surrounding nerves are held together by scar tissue, which prevents them from bulging into the anal canal.

Ayurvedic treatment Agni Karma is considered as an effective medical treatment procedure of infra red coagulation therapy. this is because:

Agni karma is a more natural method of healing for bleeding of fire and no unnatural substance like infra red light beam is used.

Agni Karma provides treatment without failure and success is guaranteed.

Apart from this, Gugulu Alkali Sutra therapy is also one of the best treatments – no side effects and no possibility of recurrence. No hospital stay, no pain, join duty immediately.

Agnikala is the age-old technique of providing relief by giving special energy (heat) to the aching part of the body with a fire plate made of iron, copper, silver, vang, bronze or mixed metal. It is useful for removing various muscles of the body and their disorders. The patient does not feel any pain due to this treatment. If the patient is sitting with his eyes closed, he does not know that he has been treated with fire. On Tuesday, with the help of some similar techniques, fire fighting experts treated the patients reached in Ayurveda University.

Immediate relief in knee and back pain

Fire treatment is effective for the treatment of diseases like knee, back pain, heel, sprain, headache, sciatica and arthritis. Treatment usually takes 2 to 5 minutes at a time and the patient also feels immediate benefit.

Agnikarma (thermal couture) is an ancient technique derived from the Indian system of medicine, Ayurveda. The technique of firefighting is designed to relieve various muscle and joint pain disorders.

The term agnikarma means the use of agni (heat). Agni (thermal couture) involves a process whereby heat is transferred to the affected parts of the body in an unsatisfactory manner using metal shalaka (metal rod). Therapeutic burns using these metal rods are made on the basis of expert knowledge in many areas, including various types of disorders, the constitution of the patient, the severity of the disorder.

Agnikarma (thermal couture) is described in the Ayurvedic literature of the Sushruta Samiti, written by the legendary Vedic Indian surgeon Sushruta, often referred to as the father of modern surgery, where he described the effects of agnikarma on the bone (bone) ) Is described on the disorder of the joint, joint (joint), and ligament / tendon.

Agnikarm (thermal couture) is effective in conditions of severe pain and chronic pain. Knee pain, Sciatica, spondylitis, Slipped disc, Neck pain, Cervical spondylitis, Osteoarthritis, Tennis elbow, Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), Heel pain, Plantar fasciitis, Myofascial pain, Chronic fatigue pain, Frozen shoulder etc. The condition is treated with the help of Agni Cautery treatment. Panchakarma (five-fold measures of bio-purification treatment procedures), one of the great features of Ayurveda, comes under the treatment of Shodhana, although it is not completely resected. Is because it has the qualities of Brahman, shaman etc. Most Panchakarma procedures are resection in their therapeutic action.

Panchakarma presents a unique approach to Ayurvedic treatment with 5 specially designed procedures for internal purification of all parts / channels of the body.

Highly personalized based on the needs of the person based on body type, dosha imbalance etc.

Panchakarma also recommended it as a seasonal treatment to tone your mind- body system Panchakarma processes purify all gross and subtle channels, eliminate toxins and stagnant wastes and metabolism from the body.

Panchakarma improves the absorption and metabolism of nutrients as well as medicines and also enhances immunity.

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Ayurvedic Treatment for Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy is a group of muscular diseases in which weaken our muscle and loss of muscle mass. This weakness is due to the lack of a protein called dystrophin, which is necessary for normal muscle function. When absence of protein in muscles, some problems can occur in walking, swallowing, and muscle coordination. Muscular dystrophy can occur at any age, but mostly occur in childhood.

Acc. to Ayurveda, muscular dystrophy is due to imbalance of vata dosha. Acharyas consider this condition as Adibala-pravrit (disease that occurs by defects in shukra i.e. spermatozoa and shonita) with Mamsagata Vata (Vata dosha vitiation in Mamsa dhatu) due to Srotorodha (obstruction in tissue microchannels).

There is reduction of Dhatvagni (metabolism) increases the ama (toxins) formation, followed by vitiation of Kaphadosha. While Srotoavrodha produces hypertrophy in particular region, Vata is manifested first as Prakopa (vitiation) and then depletion occurs.

Clinical features

In ayurveda,

  • Mamsakshaya of sphik (muscle wasting of thigh)
  • Mamsasphik, uru, janghavrudhi (hypertrophy of muscles of thigh, chest, abdomen and hip)
  • Gurugatrata (heaviness of muscles)
  • Adhimamsa (hyperplasia of muscle)
  • Prabhrutayomamsadoshaja (inflammation of necrosis of muscle)

In Modern,

  • Abnormality walking
  • Flaccid muscles
  • Muscle weakness
  • Loss of muscle
  • Permanent shortening of muscle
  • Delayed development or learning disability
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Constantly walking on tip toe
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty swallowing, fatigue, scoliosis, or shallow breathing

Causes

  • Muscular dystrophy is caused by defects in some genes, with type determined by the abnormal gene.
  • It is also caused by mutations on the X chromosome.
  • Muscular dystrophy is due to a different set of mutations, but all prevent the body from producing dystrophin. Dystrophin is a protein essential for building and repairing muscles.

In Ayurveda, it is mainly caused due to vitiation of Beeja Bhaga Avayava, Specifically matruja beeja bhaga Avayava dushti. As mamsa Dhatu is originated from Matruja BhavaAdhibala pravruttha Vyadhi is a kind of Adhyatmika Vyadhi, Caused due to vitiation of Shukra and shonita which in turn leads to vitiation of Beeja Bhaga and Beeja Bhaga Avayava Dusti leads to manifestation of Muscular Dystrophy.

Management

According to Ayurveda, the drugs possessing properties like Medhya (memory boosting), Balya (strenthening), Rasayana (rejuvenative), Agnivardhana (digestive & carminative) & Vatadoshahara are administered both internally and externally as a principle guideline for nourishment, followed by strengthening and rejuvenation of mamsadhatu.

Muscular Dystrophy Care Kit