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Amyloidosis

Updated: Nov 7, 2023


Amyloidosis

What is Amyloidosis ?


Amyloid is a protein which takes insoluble form and gets deposited in various organs of the body causing functional disturbance of the organs, where it gets deposited. These organs can be heart, kidneys, liver, brain and nerves. The amyloid protein is a stubborn molecule which does not move. It's like stiff cheesy substance which hampers the movements of anything from in and out of the cells causing problem in their function, leading to their death.


Is Ayurvedic treatment possible in case of Amyloidosis ? Is it successful ?

According to Ayurveda, this is a disease in which there is kapha vitiation and Sroto-avarodh( Channel blockade) by ( Endotoxins or auto-immune immunoglobulins or protein molecules) There are certain bhedniya herbs (penetrating and channel opening herbs) which help to dissolve such stubborn protein molecules and open up the channels to restore the functionality of the cells. The Aam pachak, deepniya, bhedniya herbs ( Aam pachak - helps to dissolve / digest endotoxins, Deepniya - improving metabolic fire and improving protein metabolism , Bhedniya - opening up the channels ) The Ayurvedic Treatment of Amyloidosis is very helpful in getting rid of these protein deposits. These following remedies of Ayurvedic herbs give wonderful results in Amyloidosis, either primary or secondary. Here is Amyloidosis Care package, which is a combination of various ayurvedic herbs which work as Channel clearing supplements

1. Cap. Boswellia-Curcumin - 2 Twice daily ( 2 Bottles ) 2. Tab. Aroygavardhni Vati - 2 twice daily ( 2 bottles ) 3. Aamvatantak Remedy - 2 twice daily ( 2 bottles ) 4. Navkarshik Churna - 1 teaspoonful twice daily ( 1 Jar ) 5. Cap. Aloe Vitals - 2 twice daily

Diet - Avoid heavy, greasy, sticky food - Yogurt, Banana, Milk, heavy non-veg diet, soft drinks, processed food, packaged food Advised - Vegetable soups (freshly made) , herbs like ginger, turmeric, cloves, cinnamon, black pepper, are recommended. All fruits are fine, except citrus fruits like lemons, oranges The above mentioned ayurvedic remedies give results within 1 month or 2 months of regular usage and following of the above mentioned diet.

SYMPTOMS OF AMYLOIDOSIS

There are various symptoms of Amyloidosis. The symptoms of Amyloidosis are associated with the organs where the protein deposits are more. If the protein gets deposited in heart, it can cause heart failure and arrhythmia. If the respiratory tract is affected, then there can be blood through sputum and if the protein deposits are around spleen, it can cause ruptured spleen. If the digestive tract is affected, it can lead to diarrhea, vomiting, bleeding through anal canal and so on.

If the nerves are affected, then the motor neurons are unable to move the muscles leading to kind of paralysis. This is called Polyneuropathy. If protein deposits are under the skin, they can cause underskin hemorrhages called Petechiae, or bigger skin lesions.

A complicated symptom of Amyloidosis is macroglossia. In this case the tongue is affected. It becomes swollen causing problems like speaking, swallowing, eating and even sleeping.

HOW THE DIAGNOSIS OF AMYLOIDOSIS IS MADE

if amyloidosis is suspected, biopsy is done to check the evidence of characteristic amyloid deposits.






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