Rheumatism (Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout)
Chronic SYSTEMIC DISORDER that affect many tissues and organs, mainly attacks synovial joints.
It is an autoimmune disorder which causes chronic inflamation of the joints. Rheumatoid arthiritis can cause inflamation of the tissue surrounding the joints along with other organs. Patients with autoimmune disorders have antibodies in their blood that destroy own body tissues,producing inflamation, since this disease can affect multiple organs rheumatoid arthiritis is also called systemic illness
Pathology of the disease often leads to the destruction of articular cartilage of joints, usually women are affected
Rheumatoid arthritis in Ayurveda is described as Aamvata. It is a condition caused by the Aama; (improperly digested foods and raw metabolites). Aama, means an item which is not ripened, cooked and digested or metabolized properly. In relation to Aamvata, it becomes the food which is not digested properly or the digested food which is not metabolized properly. This Aam, when travels in the body with Vata (which decides all kind of movements of the body). Wherever Vata finds closed channels, this Vata leaves the Aam there, which cause different kind of diseases in that particular organ.
Ayurvedic treatment, a holistic approach for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, a chronic degenerative disease affecting the cartilages of joints can be managed by a good diet and lifestyle. It stops future deterioration of the joints and helps to rejunevate the damaged joints by normalizing the vitiated doshas
It frees up the areas of inflammation by eliminating toxins and impurities that form. This allows for more blood flow to these areas to speed up healing. Medicines contains natural ingredients that act to protect and maintain bones and joints over a long period of time and at the same time provide you with long-lasting.
gout is a medical condition usually characterized by recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis, red, tender, hot, swollen joint. It is caused by elevated levels of uric acid in the blood which crystallize and are deposited in joints, tendons, and surrounding tissues
big toe is affected most often, accounting for half of cases Other joints such as the heels, knees, wrists and fingers may also be affected
(i) “Snehanm” ( use of local and oral medicated lubricants) (ii) “Swedanam” (local fomentation) (iii) “Lepanam” (Local application of medications) (iv) “vata Anulomanam” ( mild laxative treatment for prolonged periods) (v) “Raktamokshanam” (blood letting) (vi) “Dahanam” (local heat branding ) and (vii) “Shamanam” ( symptomatic oral treatment).
Corticosteroid: continuous use of these medicines will cause weight gain and increased fat deposition around different ares of body, increased bloodpressure, increased risk of cataracts, increased blood sugar and even avascular necrosis of bone, steroid medication accelerates osteoporosis