Ayurvedic Treatment of Glanzmann Thrombasthenia

Abstract

An average adult holds 10 units or 5 liters of blood in his body to sustain life. Decreased amounts of blood from normal levels tend to occur in several diseases. Some of which can be treated while some others are tough to overcome as per modern science. One of the common bleeding disorder is Glanzmann thrombasthenia. This disease has no treatment in modern science. But Ayurvedic medicines have enough potential in treating Glanzmann Thrombasthenia in a natural way. In this article, you will get to know about various aspects of Glanzmann thrombasthenia and how you can treat this with herbal medicines.

Glanzmann Thrombasthenia

Introduction

Glanzmann thrombasthenia is a bleeding disorder characterized by overlong and involuntary bleeding started by birth. People suffering from this disease have increased frequency of nosebleeds (epistaxis), bleeding from gums and may bruise easily. These symptoms are being elaborated later in this article. Platelets (specified cells required for blood clotting) begin to function abnormally in this condition. If no proper treatment of Glanzmann thrombasthenia is taken for long duration, it may develop into life-threatening form.

Causes of Glanzmann Thrombasthenia

Main cause of Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia is the defect in the genes for glycoprotein IIb/IIIa which are carried on chromosome 17 of DNA. This condition is autosomal recessive which means both parents must carry the malfunctioned gene or genes to make Glanzmann’s disease inherited.

One also has an increased risk of inheriting the disorder or passing it on to children if he has family history of Glanzmann’s disease.

Symptoms of Glanzmann Thrombasthenia

  1. Epistaxis (Nosebleeds): It is a condition in which blood starts running from the nose. In extreme conditions, bleeding may occur in both nostrils.
  2. Bleeding from Gums: In this condition, bleeding can be seen around the gums.
  3. Purpura: Large red or purple colored spots can be observed on skin.
  4. Muscle Bleeding: Bleeding in large muscles occurs in this. Muscles of hip, forearm or calf are major targeted muscles.
  5. Hematoma: It is a condition when blood collects outside of blood vessels present under the skin.
  6. Joint bleeding: this situation includes the start of bleeding into the joint or joint spaces.
  7. Excess menstrual bleeding in females: Due to uncontrolled bleeding, blood amount during menstruations get increased to a great extent in this condition.
  8. Intermittent GIT Bleeding: Bleeding occurs at irregular intervals in the gastrointestinal tract mainly in the food pipe and abdominal area.
  9. Blood in Urine: Small amount of blood begins to pass out from the body along with urine.

Diagnosis of Glanzmann Thrombasthenia

Doctors use several blood tests to diagnose Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia, which are:

  • Platelet Aggregation Test: to see capability of platelet to clot.
  • CBC: to count the number of platelets in blood.
  • Prothrombin Time: to check how much time blood takes to clot.
  • Partial Thromboplastin Time: it is another test to calculate blood clotting time.

Doctors also test some close relatives to detect Glanzmann’s disease or any other gene which can contribute to this disease.

Treatment of Glanzmann Thrombasthenia

In modern science, there is no proper therapy of Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia. Mostly, platelets are infused to stop bleeding in these kinds of patients but infusion can raise transmission of blood borne infections from one person to another. Patients may also get adverse toxic reactions when infusing platelets directly in blood. Uncountable side effects can be raised by modern medicines which can annoy you for lifetime. So it is not a wise option to preferring modern medicine for these types of disorders.

Herbal Remedies from Planet Ayurveda

But there is no need to worry; the Ayurveda system has much potential in treating Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia in a natural way without showing much side effects. But, how to know which company is best with their Ayurvedic medicines and helpful in treating disease. There is no need to take stress and sit relax when Planet Ayurveda is here.

Let’s see some unique specialties of Planet Ayurveda: They manufacture their own products by using hundred percent pure herbs and utilize vegetarian material only. All products are formulated under the guidance of MD Ayurvedic doctors who never forget to apply basic principles of Ayurveda while manufacturing. Their products are totally free from chemicals, additives, starch, fillers, preservatives and colours. That’s why these products are safer for consumption in any person of any age group.

To help with patients of Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia, Planet Ayurveda has been prepared some wonderful formulations which are:

  1. Immune Booster
  2. Giloyghan Vati
  3. Kumar Kalyan ras
  4. Suvarna Basant Malti ras
  5. Green Essentials
  6. Punarnava Mandur
  7. Spirulina Capsules

Herbal Remedies for Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia

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1. Immune Booster

Immune Booster is a unique combination of several ingredients such as Go-piyush (Bovine colostrums), Grape seeds, Amalaki (Emblica officinalis) and Bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri). These capsules are useful for various purposes such as enhancing the functioning of Immune system, reducing fatigue, boosting energy levels, helping in digestion of food and preventing disease occurrence in the body.

Dosage: 2 capsules, two times daily with normal water, after meals.

2. Giloyghan Vati

Giloy Ghan vati is made by pure and best quality extract of Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) herb. These capsules are much effective in maintaining good health of cells and tissues, stabilizing equilibrium between Tridoshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha), detoxifying the body, improving liver functioning, and reducing anxiety and stress. This formulation also consists of anti-aging properties.

Dosage: 2 tablets, two times daily with lukewarm, after meals.

3. Kumar Kalyan Ras

Kumar Kalyan ras consists of several marvelous ingredients like Kumari Rasa, Abhrak bhasma, Loha bhasma, Makshika Bhasma, Shuddha Parada, Mukta Bhasma, Swarna Bhasma. These tablets are beneficial in preventing fever, asthma, indigestion, cardiovascular diseases, nausea and vomiting, the bhasma due to their sukshma (micro) properties they can go upto cellular level & help in making the metabolism better at cellular level that increases the excretion of toxins from body. Thus reducing the bleeding issues & promoting overall health.

Dosage: 1 tablet, one time daily with plain water after meals.

4. Suvarna Basant Malti Ras

Suvarna Basant Malti Ras is a mixture of some natural ingredients like Swarn bhasma, Moti bhasma, Purified Cinnabar (an ore of mercury and sulphur), Kali mirch (Piper nigrum), Kharpara (Rasaka), purified mercury, purified sulphur, Trikatu (pepper, long pepper and dried ginger), Copper bhasma and Iron bhasma. These herbs are much effective in boosting the function of the immune system, preventing infertility problems and maintaining a healthy respiratory system.

Dosage: 1 tablet, two times daily with normal water after meals.

5. Green Essentials

Green essential include ingredients like Grape seed (Vitis Vinifera), Green tea (Camellia sinensis), Wheat grass (Triticulum aestivum) and Amla (Embllica officinalis) etc. These capsules are beneficial in providing nourishment to cells and giving protection against various body diseases. Green essentials remove heavy metals out from the body and also support blood formation.

Dosage: 1 capsule, two times daily with normal water, after meals.

6. Punarnava Mandur

Ingredients such as Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa), Mandur (basically the purified of iron ore, Haridra (Curcuma longa), Chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica) and many other herbs which are effective in treating various body ailments are poured in Punarnava Mandur tablets. These tablets are favorable in treatment of anemia, piles, splenomegaly, fever etc.

Dosage: 2 tablets, twice daily with lukewarm water after meals.

7. Spirulina Capsules

Spirulina capsules are formulated by pure and standardized extract of Spirulina (Spirulina platensis) herb. These capsules maintain overall health and enhance the functioning of the immune system. Like other formulations of Planet Ayurveda, these capsules are also free from starch, preservatives, chemicals, colours, binders and fillers.

Dosage: 2 capsules, two times daily with normal water, after meals.

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Conclusion

It becomes easy for us to understand Glanzmann thrombasthenia, as we read above the causes, symptoms and treatment of Glanzmann thrombasthenia with herbal remedies. It is now the high time to shift to Ayurvedic mode of treatment than going for various conventional modern ways which are having multiple side effects. Herbal remedies can help you to restore health in a natural way.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan
Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. He researched age old formulas from ancient Ayurvedic text books to restore health and save human beings from the worst side-effects of chemical-based treatments.