Alternative Treatment For Cervical Dystonia with Herbal Remedies

Abstract

Cervical dystonia is a painful condition in which there is pain in neck muscles and involuntary contraction of neck muscles. In this article we are going to discuss the disease Cervical Dystonia in detail and also the ayurvedic treatment in order to manage Cervical Dystonia. So be with me till the end.

Cervical dystonia

Introduction

Cervical dystonia is a rare condition in which there is repetitive twisting of the head and neck. In this disorder there is contraction of involuntary muscles of the neck. Cervical dystonia is also known as spasmodic torticollis. In this disorder there is pain and it is the most challenging problem in cervical dystonia.  Women are more affected by this disorder and mostly middle-aged patients are more affected by this disease. Neurological disorders (Parkinson’s disease etc), medications like antipsychotic, injury to head or shoulder, gene mutation etc are some of the causes of Cervical Dystonia.  The common symptoms of cervical dystonia are twisting of the head, abnormal head posture, head tremors, headache, pain in the neck which is radiating to the shoulder etc. Botulinum toxin, anticholinergic drugs, dopaminergics, GABA medications is the line of treatment in cervical dystonia.

Incidence

  • Age- Between 40-60 years of age
  • Sex- Women are more affected
  • Family history

Ayurvedic Aspect of Disease

Ayurveda is an ancient therapy which helps to cure the patient by the root cause and also helps the patient to attain a healthy lifestyle. According to Ayurveda there should be the balance of tri dosha and also stated that imbalance of tri dosha causes disease. In Cervical Dystonia there is predominance of vata dosha and the vata accumulates in muscles and causes twisting of head, headache, pain in neck and shoulder etc. The balance of tri dosha can be maintained by diet, Ayurvedic medicines, lifestyle etc.

Causes of Cervical Dystonia

The causes of Cervical Dystonia are listed below:

  • Neurological disorders (Parkinson’s disease etc)
  • Medications like antipsychotic
  • Injury to head or shoulder
  • Gene mutation
  • Psychological problem

Symptoms of Cervical Dystonia

The symptoms of Cervical Dystonia are listed below:

  • Twisting of head
  • Abnormal head posture
  • Head tremors
  • Headache
  • Pain in neck which is radiating to shoulder
  • Hand tremors

Diagnosis of Cervical Dystonia

The main diagnosis of Cervical Dystonia is listed below:-

  • Medical history
  • Physical examination
  • Blood tests
  • MRI
  • Electromyography

Treatment of Cervical Dystonia

Mainly the main diagnosis of Cervical Dystonia is listed below:

  • Botulinum toxin
  • Anticholinergic drugs
  • Dopaminergics
  • GABA medications
  • Anticonvulsant drugs 

Ayurvedic Treatment For Cervical Dystonia by Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda is a globally recognized firm which provides Ayurvedic herbal formulations which are extracted from pure raw material and results of herbal formulations are quite favorable for 20 years. Planet Ayurveda provides quality herbal medicines with lifestyle and dietary instruction. Planet Ayurveda’s herbs are 100% natural and pure vegetarian. All the herbal products are free from chemicals and additives. All the products are manufactured under Ayurvedic board guidelines. Planet Ayurveda provides the best Ayurvedic medicines to treat the imbalanced tri dosha. Ayurvedic medicines help in managing the disease from the root cause and also help in maintaining a healthy life. Ayurvedic medicines reduce the risk of recurrence of disease and cause no side effects of the treatment. Planet Ayurveda strictly follows the government guidelines for making their product best.

The following herbal remedies for Cervical Dystonia from planet Ayurveda

  1. Ashwagandha Capsule
  2. Brahmi Capsule
  3. Boswellia Curcumin
  4. Yograj Guggul
  5. Aamvatantak Churna
  6. Giloy Capsule


Product description

1. Ashwagandha Capsules

Ashwagandha capsule contains 500 mg purified extract. Ashwagandha capsule contains Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) which acts as an antioxidant agent. It is very effective in neuropathy due to diabetes, chronic fatigue syndrome, tonic that enhances physical and mental stamina, immunity booster and nerve tonic that is used to pacify the nervous system.

Dosage: – 1 capsule twice a day after a meal.

2. Boswellia Curcumin

Major ingredients are Shallaki (Boswellia serrata) and Curcumin (curcuma longa). Boswellia Curcumin is used for brain edema and is best used as an anti inflammatory drug. It has the best effects on osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn’s disease and reduces brain edema. It helps in reduction of stiffness in our body due to accumulation of vata.

Dosage:2 capsules twice a day, after a meal with plain water.

3. Yograj Guggul

Major ingredients are Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica), Bibhitaki (Terminalia Billerica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Pippali (piper longum), Gokhshur (Tribulus terrestris) etc. Yograj Guggul helps in joint pain and helps to ease the movement of joints. It helps in eliminating the toxins from the body. It helps in pacification of vata dosha in the body.

Dosage: – 2 tablets twice a day with Lukewarm water.

4. Brahmi Capsules

Major ingredient is Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri). It is beneficial in brain disorders. It also rejuvenates brain cells and increases the efficiency of the brain. It is the one of the drugs of medhya rasayana and maintains a healthy mind. Brahmi capsules help in maintaining a steady functioning of the brain and are also helpful in memory loss.

Dosage:2 capsules twice a day with plain water after a meal.

5. Giloy Capsules

Major ingredient is Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) which is a pure extract of Giloy. Giloy capsules help in soothing the inflammation in the mucous membrane in the digestive tract and helps in production of mucin in the stomach. Giloy capsules are helpful in urinary infections. Giloy shows effective results in flu, weakness, pyrexia and mental health.

Dosage:1 capsule twice daily with plain water after a meal.

6. Aamvatantak Churna

Major ingredients of Aamvatantak Churna are Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Methi (Trigonella foenum), Gorakhmundi (Sphaeranthus indicus), Haridra (Curcuma longa), Sonth (Zingiber officinale) etc. Aamvatantak Churna helps in reducing pain, inflammation etc. Aamvatantak Churna is very effective in nourishing the joint and relieves joint pain in joint.

Dosage: – 1 teaspoon twice a day after a meal with lukewarm water.

Conclusion

In this article we have discussed Cervical Dystonia in detail and also the Ayurvedic treatment of Cervical Dystonia.  In the ancient era all the rogas (diseases) were managed by Ayurvedic culture and the treatment was effective. Ayurveda treats patients from ancient times and effectively cures them. It is better to take Ayurvedic medicines because it has no side effects with best results over the years and because all the medicines are free from any preservatives and other chemicals that affect your health. Ayurvedic treatment emphasizes on treating the root cause of the condition; it is capable of eliminating the disease permanently. In a nutshell, it can be concluded that with appropriate and timely management of tridosha present in our body, the quality of life of the patient can be improved effectively. In case of any query kindly visit www.planetayurveda.com.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan is one of the best Ayurvedic doctor from Chandigarh, North India. Chandigarh is situated in north India about 200 miles north of New Delhi. Ayurvedic medicine is getting quiet popular now a days and Dr. Vikram Chauhan is leading Ayurvedist from Chandigarh having solved many complicated cases from North India as well as rest of the world.