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Ayurvedic Treatment of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Progressive supranuclear palsy

About Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Progressive supranuclear palsy is a disorder of the brain, which has a serious impact on the balance of the body, eye movements, gait and walking. This disorder is also dubbed as the Steele-Richardson-Olszewski syndrome. It leads to cellular deterioration in the areas of the brain controlling the thinking power and body movement of the individuals. This situation may worsen over time. It may also give rise to life threatening problems like swallowing complications, pneumonia and many others. Though, there's no particular cure for this syndrome, yet, there are treatments for the symptoms of the disorder. An individual may be affected with this disorder irrespective of gender, geographical locations and race. It is an uncommon degenerative disorder. And, the damage that occurs is also progressive in nature.

Causes of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

The cause of this disorder is yet to be known. Generally, there is the deterioration of the cells in various areas of the brain, especially the frontal lobe and the mid brain. Heredity or family history isn't generally a cause of this disorder. That is, this disorder isn't inherited.

Characteristic Symptoms of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

This disorder is characterized as follows:

  • Difficulty in balancing the body while movement
  • Difficulty in having proper eye movement like looking downward or upward
  • Unable to focus properly
  • Swallowing difficulty
  • Unclear speech
  • Falling down frequently due to problem in balancing and vision
  • Body stiffness
  • Collision with objects frequently
  • Enhanced sensitivity on being exposed to light
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Disturbances while sleeping
  • Muscular rigidity of the facial muscles
  • Constipation
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Problem in decision making and problem solving
  • Unable to keep good memory
  • Impulsive behaviour
  • Lack of interest even in pleasurable activities

Risk Factors

The only risk factor of the disorder is the age. People with age above 60 is likely to be affected with this disorder. Certain complications may arise due to hindered muscular movements. These are listed below:-

  • Fractures
  • Unable to focus the eyes
  • Unable to have a proper sound sleep
  • Disturbance, when being exposed to bright light
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Head injuries
  • Impulsive behaviour

Ayurvedic Aspect of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Ayurveda, the science of healing makes use of the Panchmahabhoot, Water, Earth, Air, Space and Fire to heal several complications easily. These help in leading a healthy and fit life. This disease is due to aggravation of vata dosha particularly praan vata.The holistic science, Ayurveda provides the knowledge about the human beings and to fight away the various complications of several diseases to a huge extent. It helps to fight away the dangerous disease at ease. Rehabilitation is very effective for patients suffering from progressive supranuclear palsy. Thus, several Ayurvedic herbal medicines and treatment become extremely important for maintaining a healthy life of the individuals.

Herbal Remedies for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Planet Ayurveda provides effective herbal remedies such as Boswellia Curcumin, Ashwagandha Capsules, Shilajit Capsules, Giloy Capsules & Hakam Churna for ayurvedic treatment of progressive supranuclear palsy. 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.

1. Boswellia Curcumin

Boswellia curcumin capsules are made from the extracts of the two herbs, boswellia and curcumin. These are anti-inflammatory herbs, which have a lot of remarkable medicinal properties. Boswellic Acid and curcuminoids are the ingredients present in the boswellia and curcumin herbs respectively. These ingredients help in fighting away the complication of progressive supranuclear palsy to a huge extent. These capsules help in enhancing the comprehensive immune system of the individuals.

Dosage: 1 capsule two times on a daily basis.

2. Ashwagandha Capsules

These capsules are manufactured from the standardized extract of the herb, Ashwagandha. This herb is scientifically known as Withania somnifera. It is known for its immense health benefits and medicinal properties. It helps in maintaining a balance between the body and the mind. It maintains the health of the individuals.

Dosage: 1 capsule two times on a daily basis.

3. Shilajit Capsules

These capsules are basically the herbo mineral compound, with a lot of medicinal properties. These properties make it one of the most effective herbal medicines of Ayurveda. These capsules have the potential to fight away various signs, symptoms and the entire cause right from the roots. Also, it helps in maintaining the immunity power of the individuals and maintaining the body balance to avoid the unnecessary complications.

Dosage: 1 capsule two times on a daily basis.

4. Giloy Capsules

Giloy capsules are made from the standardized extracts of the herb, Giloy. It is scientifically known as Tinospora cordifolia. Giloy also possesses a lot of pharmaceutical properties. These properties include anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, analgesic, antiseptic, blood purifying and many more. These herbal formulations are completely natural and have no side effects at all. These capsules are also used for the treatment of various infections.

Dosage: 1 capsule two times on a daily basis.

5. Hakam Churna

Hakam Churna is the combination of a lot of Ayurvedic herbs. These herbs have various Ayurvedic medicinal properties. This is also known as the "Tridoshic Rasayan". It controls the tri energies of the body significantly. This helps to restore a balance between the three energies. The herbal ingredients are Chandershoor, Kalonji, Ajwain and Methi. These herbal constituents help to pacify the various doshas, relieve pain, have anti-inflammatory properties, relieve fatigue and pain.

Dosage: 1 tsp two times on a daily basis.

These herbal formulations, when combined together help to fight the various signs and symptoms of the Progressive supranuclear palsy right from the roots. Also, these provide relief from the disorder completely. The constituents of this herbal pack, if taken in correct quantities help to lead a healthy life without any side effect at all.

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