Amnesia in simple words is a loss of memory to a variable degree. It may be a result of some serious underlying pathology or may at times be functional in nature.
It may temporarily occur as an impact of a strong sedative or hypnotic drug. Brain damage or psychological trauma may also result in short lived or long lasting memory loss.
Types of Amnesia
Amnesia may be retrograde or anterograde depending upon the patient symptoms and the kind of memory loss experienced by him.
1. Retrograde Amnesia
It is a condition in which the patient is not able to recall past events beyond a particular date. Usually brain injury due to trauma or operation may result in such a condition.
2. Anterograde Amnesia
It is another condition in which the patient struggles to maintain a long term memory. It is difficult for him to retain for long time periods.
A patient can suffer from one or both the conditions simultaneously.
3. Transient Global Amnesia
It is a condition which is characterized by sudden bouts of restlessness in the person which may be a result of a temporary memory loss. The condition usually subsides after some time and the person does not normally retain a memory of the event.
At times it may occur due to a temporary stoppage of blood supply to a particular part of the brain which is causing non – retention of memory.
Amnesic patients are able to form new memories and recall immediate events without any difficulty.
Intellectual bent of mind also remains unhindered and linguistic and social skills also remain intact in amnesic patients despite difficulties in recalling and retaining important memory.
How to Diagnose a Case of Amnesia?
An amnesic patient has trouble co relating facts and recalling important events from his life in the past or small but specific details like what he had for food two hours ago and what is the country he is living in.
The motor skills of the patient are usually unaffected and they are able to perform important duties at work and at home with ease.
Herbal Remedies for Amnesia by Planet Ayurveda
Planet Ayurveda provides effective herbal remedies such as Brahmi Capsules, Ashwagandha Capsules, Pitta Balance, Arogyavardhini Vati & Medhya Churna for ayurvedic treatment of amnesia. These herbal remedies are prepared from using best quality herbs and strictly follow the principles of Ayurveda. All these herbal remedies of Planet Ayurveda are 100 percent pure, natural and vegetarian. These are free from chemicals, additives and preservatives. These are safe to use as these are free from side effects.
It is a natural supplement containing standardized extract of Brahmi (Bacopa monieri). It is a pure and herbal formulation which helps support a healthy brain.
Planet Ayurveda's Brahmi capsules are purely herbal and pose no side effects.
Planet Ayurveda's Ashwagandha capsule contains standardized extract of Ashwagandha herb (Withania somniferum).
It is a great herbal supplement for maintaining health and wellbeing. Planet Ayurveda's Ashwagandha capsules are purely vegetarian and free from chemicals and additives.
It is a natural supplement for supporting digestion and maintaining the stomach and the intestines. It is a purely vegetarian capsule which is very helpful in supporting the digestive system.
Planet Ayurveda's Arogyavardhini vati is a classical ayurvedic fomula which has a combination of many herbs. It contains no additives and is absolutely safe for consumption.
It is an Ayurvedic formulation which is good for maintaining health.
Medhya churna is a very effective herbal blend of Ashwagandha, Brahmi, Vacha, Shankhpushpi, Marich, Pippali, Patha, Jeerak, Ajmoda etc.
It is a purely natural formulation from the house of Planet Ayurveda which helps maintain a healthy mind and supports healthy brain in people of all ages.