Natural Treatment for Conn’s Syndrome

Abstract

Primary hyperaldosteronism or Conn’s syndrome is among the common causes of hypertension which leads to abnormal secretion of aldosterone. According to the medical surveys almost 10% of the people suffering from hypertension get diagnosed by Conn’s syndrome. This disease primarily effects sweat glands and salivary glands which induces sodium-potassium exchange i.e. increased uptake of sodium and excretion of potassium starts in kidney. According to Ayurvedic pharmacy, maintaining balance in Tridosha can help preventing ailments in body which can be done naturally by Ayurveda. Although, allopathy had saved many lives but have lowered the quality of life due to enormous side effects but Ayurveda can treat and prevent ailments naturally safely.
hyperaldosteronism or Conn’s syndrome

What is Conn’s Syndrome?

Adrenal glands are small pair of glands located on top of each kidney that produce hormones like cortisol, aldosterone and epinephrine which is one of the sex hormones. Imbalance in any hormones results in onset of diseases. Conn’s syndrome that is a rare health disorder named after J.W. Conn is caused due to the overproduction of aldosterone hormone which is responsible for maintaining potassium and salts levels in the blood. Increased sodium reabsorption by the kidneys which causes plasma volume expansion that ultimately leads to hypertension in a person.

Epidemiology of Conn’s Syndrome

Conn’s syndrome is also known as Primary hyperaldosteronism mostly affects females than males and occurs in almost 6% to 20% individuals with hypertension globally.

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Conn’s Syndrome?

Some of the common symptoms of Conn’s syndrome are as follows-

  • Nausea
  • Lack of muscle strength
  • Weak eyesight
  • Sudden muscle cramps
  • Increased thirst
  • Numbness
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Fluctuating blood pressure
  • Headache
  • Frequent urge to urinate

What are the Causes of the Conn’s Syndrome?

Excess aldosterone production is caused due to the cardio-vascular disorders, liver diseases, pregnancy, kidney tumors, trauma etc. Moreover hypertension, high blood pressure and lower potassium levels generally cause Conn’s syndrome. In some cases, benign cortical adenoma and bilateral adrenal hyperplasia triggers the production of aldosterone. Sometimes Conn’s syndrome can be caused due to the genetic factors, this type is termed as glucocorticoid-remediable aldosteronism.

When to Screen?

  • Individual with first or second-degree hypertension
  • Resistant hypertension
  • Diuretic-induced hypokalemia
  • Person with a family history of onset of hypertension

How it Can Get Diagnosed?

Conn’s syndrome can be diagnosed clinically and can be confirmed by the following tests-

  • Captopril challenge test
  • Saline infusion test
  • Salt-loading test
  • Fludrocortisone suppression test
  • CT or MRI scan
  • Adrenal vein test

What are the Complications of Conn’s Syndrome?

Fluctuating aldosterone and potassium levels can result in various chronic health disorders. Some of them may include-

  • Various cardiovascular disorders like cardiac arrest, heart failure, etc.
  • Chronic kidney diseases
  • Elevated blood pressure

Natural Treatment for Conn’s Syndrome by Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda is offering pure herbal supplements which are formulated by combining advanced research techniques and Ayurvedic herbs. These are the products that can be helpful in treating Conn’s syndrome without any side effects. Some of the products are mentioned below-

Herbal Supplements for Conn’s Syndrome
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Products Description

1. Arjun Tea

Arjun tea is a classical herbal remedy which is prepared by Arjuna (Terminalia Arjuna), Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa), Pipal trak (Ficus religiosa), Dalchini (Cinnamon cardomon) and Choti elaichi (Elettaria cardomon) which makes it a great cardio-tonic. These herbs are rich in anti-oxidants which makes it enriched with rejuvenating properties and supports healthy heart. The herbs used in the formulation helps in maintaining blood pressure levels, cholesterol levels (LDL and HDL), circulation of blood and strengthens the immunity.

How to Consume It

• Take 1 cup of water and 1 cup of milk along with it.
• Add 1 full teaspoon of Arjuna tea and boil the mixture till the original volume reduces to 1/3rd of initial volume.
• Filter the tea and add sweetener if required.

2. Arjuna Capsules

Planet Ayurveda’s Arjuna capsules has been prepared from the pure extracts of Terminalia arjuna which makes it beneficial in treating Cardio-vascular disorders. These capsules helps in maintaining proper blood circulation, cardiac activities and prevents cardiac arrests by managing LDL & HDL cholesterols levels. Arjuna is very useful in treating various cardio-vascular ailments, hypertension, myocardial infraction, coronary heart diseases and atherosclerosis.
Dosage- 1-2 capsules two times a day with plain water after meals is recommended.

3. Brahmi Capsules

Brahmi capsules is an amazing herbal remedy prepared from high quantity Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) and is an effective herbal remedy in treating Conn’s syndrome / Primary hyperaldosteronism. This herb is a great Anti-oxidant which helps in boosting immune-system, rejuvenates brain cells and effectively in treating Alzheimer’s disease, disorders, bleeding disorders, Anemia, Skin disorders etc. These capsules pacifies Vata and Kapha dosha.
Dosage- It is recommended to take 1-2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

4. Kachnaar Guggul

Planet’s Ayurveda’s Kachnaar guggul capsules has been formulated by many traditional herbs like Kachnar bark (Bauhinia variegate), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Black pepper (Piper nigrum), Pippali (Piper longum) and Varuna (Crataeva religiosa). These herbs possess anti-viral, anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties which makes it useful in treating various lymphatic disorders, fibroids, cystic ovaries, tumors, digestive ailments etc. This formulation balances Tridosha i.e. Kapha, Pitta and Dosha while ultimately reducing symptoms of Conn’s syndrome and acts as a great detoxifying agent.
Dosage- 1-2 tablets two times a day with lukewarm water after meals.

5. Navkarshik Churna

Navkarshik churna is a classical Ayurveda blend prepared by Amla/Indian gooseberry (Emblica officinalis), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Daruhaldi (Berberis aristata) and Bahera (Belleric myrobalan), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Vacha (Acorus calamus), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia) and Katuki (Picrorrhiza kurrao). These herbs make it in blood purification, detoxification, maintain blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Dosage- It is recommended to take 5-15 grams two times a day with lukewarm water.

Why Only Planet Ayurveda?

  • 100 % pure and natural products
  • Free from all kind of chemicals, binders, preservatives, additives, flavors, and fillers.
  • Formulated in fully sterilized conditions under strict supervision.
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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.