NATURAL TREATMENT OF MOG ANTIBODY DISEASE

ABSTRACT

Ayurveda is the most ancient science of indian system of medicine, it has been saving the lives of people through its natural way of healing. As we can see that nowadays the prevalence rate of genetic and autoimmune disorders has shown a great hike from the past few years. In this article we are also going to discuss a very rare condition unknown as MOG antibody disease. So let’s start discussing this in detail.

INTRODUCTION

MOG antibody disease also known as ‘MOGAD’ or anti- MOG associated encephalomyelitis is a neuro-inflammatory disorder in which there is an inflammation of optic nerve, but along with that inflammation of spinal cord and brain is also seen. In this there is a presence of serum anti-myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibodies in half of the patients with this acquired demyelinating syndrome. In this following changes are seen such as- acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, optic neuritis and neuromyelitis optica.

AYURVEDIC OVERVIEW

According to ayurveda we can correlate this disease with ‘pitta avrit pran vayu’. As it is an inflammatory condition and no inflammation can occur without pitta dosha. This type of vata is situated primarily in the head, brain and upper body. It plays a major role in perception of senses (such as visual, auditory etc) thoughts etc.

COMMON CAUSES

It includes all those common conditions that will give rise to generate a pathological condition in our body. As per ayurveda they are known as ‘nidan’ and ‘hetu

The exact reason of this disease is still not clear (idiopathic) but following theories are present

  • Due to the presence of anti-aquaporin 4 antibodies (AQP4) a type of protein in the blood is considered as the prime cause of the disease.
  • Autoimmunity- it is considered as an autoimmune disease.
  • Presence of viral infections.

SIGN / SYMPTOMS

It means the general complaints along with which patients present in front of the physician. In MOGAD, following below listed symptoms are generally seen

  • People experience pain in the eye during eye movement.
  • Blurred vision.
  • Loss of colored vision
  • In a few rare cases there will be a complete loss of vision.
  • Paralysis of limbs.
  • Loss of sensation
  • Loss of urinary bladder control
  • Sometimes seizures may be seen.

DIAGNOSIS

It includes the common diagnostic procedures we can use to recognize the disease

  • Cell based flow cytometry assays.
  • MOG antibody test.
  • Cerebrospinal fluid study- CSF contains neutrophil granulocytes and CSF L- lactate level seems to be elevated.
  • Radiological examination-
  • CT scan (Computed tomography scan)
  • MRI scan (Magnetic resonance imaging)
  • Histopathological examination

MANAGEMENT

Supportive Therapy

  • Use of corticosteroid medications.
  • Plasma exchange therapy.
  • If recurrent infection is present use of immunosuppressant medication for long term is generally used.

Treatment modalities according to ayurveda

According to ayurveda following below listed management protocol are need to be used

  1. Panchakarma therapy (Detoxification procedures)
    • Snehana karma (oleation therapy) Smoothing the body dosha’s by using herbal   ghrit/oil.
    • Mridu svedan (gentle fomentation) – fomentation is done with herbs that possess mild action.
    • Mridu vaman (inducing emesis with mridu dravya (herb that are not very strong/harsh in action)
    • Tarpan therapy (eye treatment) is a type of rasayana treatment as it provides nourishment to the eyes. More specifically it means “akshi tarpana” akshi means eyes and tarpana means providing strength to the eyes by using herbal medicated formulations such as ghrit and oil.
  2. San shaman chikitsa (alleviating treatment)

In this treatment modality we use the herbal medicines by oral route to balance   vitiated doshas within the body itself.

Herbal formulations by planet ayurveda 

Planet Ayurveda is a renowned name in the field of Ayurveda. They are serving people all over the world by using the classical approach of ayurveda. It was established over 20 years ago, and at present contains a full team of ayurveda experts who are giving their best to serve mankind. They also have their own manufacturing unit thus their herbal formulations are completely organic and made up of pure and standardized extract of various herbs and are free from harmful preservatives and other chemicals. They offer various herbal products that will assist very effectively in MOG antibody disease, some of them are listed below

  1. Ashwagandha Capsules
  2. Vrihat vatchintamani Ras
  3. Curcumin capsules
  4. Nourish Maxx
  5. Brahmi capsules
  6. Amalaki rasayan

PRODUCTS DESCRIPTION

1. Ashwagandha Capsules

It contains great antioxidant properties that help in boosting up the immune system and develop strong immunity power to combat diseases like MOG antibody disease. This herbal capsule contains pure and standardized extract of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera). This herb helps in providing strength to the body as patients suffering from this ailment usually suffer from anxiety, depression and fatigue as well.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice daily with plain water after meals.

2. Vrihat Vatchintamani Ras

This herbal formulation helps in balancing the vata dosha level within the body as it contains bhasma of swarna (Gold calx), Rajat (Silver calx), Abhraka (Mica calx), Loha (Iron calx) and juice extract of Aloe vera etc. these minerals and herbs helps in reducing the amount of vitiated vata dosha, as it considered as the main cause of various pain in the body. It also helps in fighting with eye pain the common complaints of patients with MOG antibody disease.

Dosage: 1 tablet twice daily with plain after after meals.

3. Curcumin capsules

This herbal capsule contains pure extract of haridra (Curcuma longa). Haridra is a potent herb that promotes wound healing because it is a natural anti-inflammatory, antibacterial herb. It also contains worm killing property thus also works as a very good herb in killing the harmful worms in the body. It also maintains healthy functioning of the immune system thus increases the disease combating power of our body so assists efficiently in MOG antibody disease.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice daily with plain after after meals.

4. Nourish Maxx

This herbal formulation is a potent blend of herbs that are enrich with properties like balya (provide strength to our body) bhrimaneeya (improves body mass) so this joint formulation of herbs like ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), safed musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum) works very profoundly in providing stamina to the patient of MOG antibody disease.

 Dosage: 1 tsf twice daily with plain after after meals.

5. Brahmi Capsule

The brahmi capsule of planet ayurveda contains pure and standardized extract of brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) this herb is considered as the best ‘medhya herb’ since thousands of years ago, means it helps in strengthening the nervous system by making nerve cells strong and healthy. Brahmi is considered as a very valuable herb for the brain and entire nervous system. So this brahmi capsule shows great results in patients suffering from MOG antibody disease.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice daily with plain water after meals.

6. Amalaki Rasayan

This herbal formulation contains pure and standardized extract of amla (Emblica officinalis). Amla contains various properties such as relieves pain and helps in combating fever. It also contains cold potency so works very efficiently in reducing the inflammatory process seen in MOG antibody disease.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice daily with plain water after meals.

Contact my assistant to provide you the costing / ordering and delivery information at – costing.planetayurveda@gmail.com or call at +91-172-5214030 Or Check Website – www.PlanetAyurveda.com

CONCLUSION

Lastly, I just want to say that ayurveda is a great science of Indian system of medicine that has been showing its efficacy for thousands of years. As the prime motive of ayurveda is to maintain health of a healthy person and to treat disease of a diseased one. By using classical herbal formulations we can surely manage the progression of disease in MOG antibody disease. For that, choose Planet Ayurveda as your prime priority as their expert doctors are serving people worldwide with their holistic approach of healing. You can visit us at our clinic located at Mohali, Punjab or can send your concern on herbalremedies123@yahoo.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.

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