Ayurvedic Treatment of Granulomatosis with Polyangitis

ABSTRACT

Granulomatosis was formerly also known as Wegner’s disease. Granulomatosis with Polyangitis or GPA is a rare condition that arises due to unknown origin and any age group can be affected by this disease. GPA causes inflammation of various cells and tissues in the body like blood vessels, kidney, and Respiratory tract infection. GPA can damage various parts and organ systems in the long run. Lungs, sinuses, and the kidneys are affected the most by this disease, however, any part or system of the body can be affected by it.

INTRODUCTION

Granulomatosis with Polyangitis affects the people of all ages equally, however, there are slightly high incidences of occurrence in males as compared to the females. Middle-age people are also found to be typically more affected but has already said it can affect any age group. Children usually remain unaffected, however, the older age group is found to be affected by Granulomatosis with Polyangitis. The predisposition of the respiratory tract is usually seen in GPA. Blood vessels are usually affected by Granulomatosis with Polyangitis which causes vasculitis. Vasculitis is defined as inflammation of the blood vessels which causes narrowing and stretching out of vessels forming aneurysm and rupture. This leads to deprivation of blood supply and oxygen in the organs leading to their damage.

Granulomatosis with Polyangitis

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

Granulomatosis with Polyangitis can affect any organ or part of the body however as the predisposition is for respiratory tract so the complaints or signs and symptoms emerging are more of these parts only. Kidneys are also affected highly in GPA. Severity of the symptoms may vary from patient to patient in GPA. However, there are certain signs and symptoms that can be observed in patient:

  • Continuous runny nose
  • Formation of crusts in nose and sores
  • Loss of appetitie
  • Pain in face and nose
  • Abnormal discharge from nose due to inflammation
  • Fever
  • Cough and phlegm consisting of blood
  • Discomfort in chest
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Inflammation of the middle ear, leading to pain and hearing loss
  • Rashes or sores on the skin
  • Wheezing or changes in voice
  • Inflammation in the eyes, causing pain and pressure, even vision loss
  • Inflammation in the kidney,  resulting in pain

CAUSES

The exact cause behind the occurrence of Granulomatosis with Polyangitis is not known. No familial tendency or contagious factor is seen in this disease. Various researches have confirmed the association of the immune system in Granulomatosis with Polyangitis. Abnormal functioning of the immune system directs to attack blood vessels and various other organs, leading to inflammation and other pathological instances.

DIAGNOSIS

Granulomatosis with Polyangitis is represented by the set of signs and symptoms mentioned above. These signs and symptoms are present in various other disorders and hence to diagnose GPA ruling out of other conditions is very necessary. Various laboratory tests can help in this like blood tests for the presence of antibodies, Chest X-ray, and physical examination. A biopsy can confirm the diagnosis of this disease which shows vasculitis when the tissue is taken from the affected area and examined.

TREATMENT

Granulomatosis with Polyangitis is an autoimmune disease hence powerful immunosuppressants are used to suppress its action and manage the symptoms. GPA can prove to be life-threatening, hence early diagnosis and management of the complaints is the key to successful treatment. Side effects of the immune system suppressing drugs are known to most of us and more power of drugs leads to more evident and strong side effects. Due to these reasons, people are looking for alternative systems of treatment in case of a GPA. Ayurveda is one of them. Ayurveda provides herbal remedies that are purely natural and prepared from herbs, hence even when used for long term do not pose any danger to the rest of the body.

HERBAL REMEDIES BY PLANET AYURVEDA

Planet Ayurveda is an herbal pharmaceutical company that provides herbal medicines for the management and treatment of diseases that are known to be chronic and complex in nature. Herbal formulations prepared at Planet Ayurveda are prepared from pure herbs of the best quality. These herbal medicines do not contain any types of artificial color, additives, preservatives, binders, fillers, and dye, hence are completely natural and safe to be used by any age group of patients.
Planet Ayurveda herbal supplements prescribed for treatment of Granulomatosis with Polyangitisare-

1. Curcumin Capsules
2. Septrin tablets
3. Tulsi Capsules
4. Kaishore Guggul Tablets
5. Suvarna Basant Malt Ras

For Granulomatosis with Polyangitis also Planet Ayurveda provides the best combination of herbs to manage the condition naturally and safely.
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1. Curcumin Capsules

These herbal capsules are prepared from the standardized extract of active compound of turmeric, i.e. curcumin. This herb helps in treating pain, inflammation in muscles and joints, boost immunity, and provide relief from various inflammatory conditions like that of respiratory tracts.

Dosage- Take 1 capsule twice daily after meals with plain water

2. Septrin tablets-

These herbal tablets are Ayurvedic formulation which has many health benefits like it effectively treats various types of infections. These tablets can be safely used by any age group of people. Septrin tablets are prepared from herbs like Guggul, Haldi, Sonth, Tulsi, Marich, and Pippali.

Dosage- Take 2 tablets twice daily after meals with plain water

3. Tulsi Capsules-

These herbal capsules are prepared by using the standardized extract of Tulsi. Tulsi possesses many therapeutic properties like anti-microbial properties. These Capsules are helpful in treating several ailments like Cancer, Chronic Sinusitis, and Auto-immune Disorder. These herbal capsules help the body to fight against various infectious diseases.

Dosage- Take 1 capsule twice daily with plain water after meal

4. Kaishore Guggul Tablets-

These polyherbal tablets are prepared from the various medicinal herbs like Haritaki, Guggul, Giloy, Shunthi, Amalaki, Bibhitaki, etc. It possesses marked blood purifying properties that help in clearing the various toxins and infectious agents from the blood treating and preventing infections. These amazing tablets also have anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties.

Dosage- Take 2 tablets twice daily after meals with plain water

5. Suvarna Basant Malt Ras-

The main ingredients of this amazing formulation are Svarna bhasma, Muktabhasma, Shuddha hingula, etc. These tablets help in enhancing the immune system of the body and correcting its functioning.

Dosage- Take 2 tablets twice daily after meals with plain water.

Contact Planet Ayurveda Support Team to provide you the costing/ordering and delivery information at – costing.planetayurveda@gmail.com or Call at 0172-521-4030 (India), +91-172-521-4030 (Outside India) or Whatsapp at (+91) 9915-593-604.

CONCLUSION:

This piece of information about GPA concludes about the seriousness and chronic nature of the disease. The only way to tackle it early diagnosis and proper, effective, and safe treatment.

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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.