Natural Cure For Polymyalgia Rheumatica

ABSTRACT

Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory disorder that affects mainly the shoulders and hips causing stiffness and muscle pain. Other parts can also be affected by this disorder like arms and neck. Symptoms usually come abruptly and become worse mainly in the morning. People above the age of 65 are more prone to it while people under 50 years of age get it. In this write up you can get all the information at one place about Polymyalgia rheumatica and its herbal treatment by Planet Ayurveda.

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INTRODUCTION

The literal meaning of polymyalgia is many muscles pain and rheumatica means in flux or changing. This is an inflammatory condition which occurs rarely and causes aching and pain in muscles of large groups around the hips and shoulders. Polymyalgia rheumatica affects women and people above the age of 65 are more susceptible to it. The exact cause behind it remains unknown. A disorder called temporal arteritis is usually found to be associated with it where inflammation of scalp, arms and neck blood vessels.

AYURVEDIC ASPECT OF POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA

As per the Ayurvedic aspect, Polymyalgia rheumatica occurs due to imbalance of Vata dosha or because of accumulation of ama dosha or toxins. Due to the imbalance of Vata dosha there occurs accumulation of Vata and Vata is responsible for the movement. This vitiated Vata dosha travels to the joints causing damage to tissues and restricted movement of joints.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA

Usually the both sides of the body is found to be affected by the signs and symptoms of Polymyalgia rheumatica:

  • Pain in shoulders
  • Aching pain in upper arms, neck, thighs and hips
  • Range of motion of affected areas become limited
  • Stiffness in the affected areas usually in mornings or after long rest
  • Stiffness and pain in elbows, wrists and knees
  • Mild fever
  • Tiredness or fatigue
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Depression

CAUSES OF POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA

The exact cause of the disorder, i.e. Polymyalgia rheumatica remains unknown. However, involvement two main factors have been reported, i.e. Genetics and environmental exposure.

  • Genetics- Particular genetic variations and genes increases the chances of one getting Polymyalgia rheumatica.
  • Environmental exposure- As people get Polymyalgia rheumatica triggered seasonally which indicates the involvement of certain environmental factors like a virus. However no specific virus has been identified.

RISK FACTORS FOR POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA

Risk factors for Polymyalgia rheumatica are:

  • Age- People above the age of 65-70 years of age are more prone to it than any other age group
  • Gender- Women are more susceptible to polymyalgia rheumatica than men
  • Race- White people specifically whose ancestors were from northern Europe or Scandinavia tend to get more prone to this disorder than other races.

COMPLICATIONS OF POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA

If this disorder is not treated timely and correctly, Polymyalgia rheumatica can affect greatly the ability of a person to do day to day activities like:

  • Bathing
  • Combing hair
  • Getting out of bed
  • Standing up from sitting position
  • Getting out from a care
  • Getting dressed

DIAGNOSIS OF POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA

Polymyalgia rheumatica can be diagnosed with physical examination and clinical history in which stiffness and pain is the main issue and physical examination reveals the limited range of motion. Further certain blood tests are done to check CBC, inflammatory markers and ESR. Imaging tests are also performed like Ultrasound and MRI to differentiate this disorder from other similar ailments.

TREATMENT OF POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA

Conventional treatment for Polymyalgia rheumatica consists of prescription of Corticosteroids, Calcium and vitamin D and Methotrexate, i.e. immune suppressing medication. However, all of them have certain side effects when taken for a long time.

AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA

Treatment in Ayurveda aims at balancing the Vata dosha by herbal remedies that are potent in balancing the dosha naturally. These herbs also re ignite the digestive fire (Agni) that helps in eliminating the ama dosha from the body and prevents any further accumulation of it.

HERBAL REMEDIES OF PLANET AYURVEDA FOR POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA

Planet Ayurveda is a renowned herbal pharmaceutical company that engages in the production of herbal remedies and products which are used by the people around the globe. There are many official distributors of Planet Ayurveda in various parts of the world. Planet Ayurveda offers a combination of herbal remedies that helps in annihilating the disease from root cause.

PR CARE PACK

  1. Rumogin5 Capsule
  2. Boswellia Curcumin
  3. Yogarj Guggul
  4. Aamvatantak Churna
  5. Joint Aid Plus
  6. Energo Plan Syrup

Herbal Supplements for Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Products Description

1. RUMOGIN5 CAPSULE

Herbs like Shallaki (Boswellia serrata), Pippali (Piper longum), Sonth (Zingiber officinale), Haridra (Curcuma longa), Haridra (Curcuma longa) and Maricha (Piper nigrum) are used to prepare Rumogin5 capsules. These amazing capsules help in promoting health of muscles and bones, and impart strength to them.

Dosage– Take 1 capsule twice daily after meals with plain water.

2. BOSWELLIA CURCUMIN

These organic herbal capsules are prepared from standardized extract of herbs, i.e. Curcumin or active compound of Haridra (Curcuma longa) and Shallaki (Boswellia serrata). They help in annihilating pain, relieving inflammation, boost immunity and prevent accumulation of the ama dosha.

Dosage– Take 1 capsules twice daily after meals with plain water.

3. YOGRAJ GUGGUL

Yograj guggul is the combination of the herbs like Jeeraka (Cuminum cyminum), Pippali (Piper longum), chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica), guggul (Commiphora mukul), Ela (Elettaria cardamomum), Devdaru Ardraka (Zingiber officinale), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), (Cedrus deodara), Mustaka (Citrus rotundus), etc. These therapeutic capsules help in relieving the swelling, stiffness of joints and also ameliorates the pain.

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

4. AAMVATANTAK CHURNA

This herbal churna consists of various medicinal herbs like Sonth (Zingiber officinale), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Haridra (Curcuma longa), etc. Aamvatantak churna consist of therapeutic properties like antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic that relieves pain and swelling of the joints.

Dosage- Take 1 teaspoon twice daily after meals with plain water.

5. JOINT AID PLUS

Joint aid plus capsules are multi herbal, prepared from various medicinal herbs like Shallaki (Boswellia serrata), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Nirgundi (Vitex negundo), Guggul (Commiphora mukul), and Sonth (Zingiber officinale). These herbal capsules, as the name suggests, give strength to the joints and treat inflammation and pain in them. It is an amazing therapeutic remedy for all types of muscle and joint ailments.

Dosage– Take 1 capsule twice daily after meals with plain water.

6. ENERGO PLAN SYRUP

This syrup is multi herbal that is prepared using numerous herbs like Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Pippali (Piper longum), Jeevanti (Leptadenia reticulata), Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris) etc. Energoplan syrup helps in enhancing the energy of the body and relieves the complaints like weakness, fatigue and dizziness.

Dosage– One teaspoon twice daily with plain water.

CONCLUSION

Polymyalgia rheumatica can be naturally treated with the help of these herbal remedies. Ayurveda is not only treated by medicines but in fact Ayurveda is the lifestyle which helps in maintaining overall health and prevents any type of diseases in future. In case of any query kindly visit www.PlanetAyurveda.com. For more queries, you can send your queries to our email id 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.