AYURVEDIC TREATMENT OF WRITER'S CRAMP
WHAT IS WRITER'S CRAMP?
Sudden painful contraction with pain of certain muscles of hand or fingers is termed as writer's cramp. It is a problem that involves nervous system too as after researches it has found that who have reduced level of gray matter in brain are more prone to have with this condition. Writer's cramp involves musculoskeletal system because symptoms are seen with stiffness of hand muscles with pain and discomfort. Patient experiences uncontrolled, tiresome contractions of hand muscles that alter the normal movements and position of hand.
WHO CAN GET WRITER'S CRAMP?
Both men and women are equally affected and can be seen most commonly in people after 30 or 35 years of age. It can be primary or complication of some diseases (secondary).
SYMPTOMS OF WRITER'S CRAMP
- Improper writing way
- Altered hand writing
- Not able to hold the pen
- Not able to grip objects
- Not able to perform tasks like, playing instrument
- Hand's discomfort and uneasiness
- Stiffness and pain of hand muscles
- feeling of vibrations in affected hand
- Stress and mental fatigue
- Disturbed sleep
- Short temper
- Mood swings
- Blurred vision
- Digestive problems
Symptoms varies patient to patient and can be very severe in some which can be there for years.
CAUSES OF WRITER'S CRAMP
There are no exact or known causes for writer's cramp to happen but some of contributing factors are as below:
- Hereditary tendency, if parents or some family member has this problem, next generation is at highest risk to develop writer's cramp
- Excessive motor or muscular activity that may lead to faulty writing techniques.
- Exposure to some chemical substance or harmful toxins.
- Due to deficiency of gray matter in brain, particularly cerebellum, thalamus and sensorimotor cortex.
HOW TO DIAGNOSE WRITER'S CRAMP
Doctor can take your history and perform physical examination. Another test, EMG (Electrical sensors) inserted in to painful muscles can provide a proper diagnosis by showing pulsating nerve signals being transmitted to muscles even when they are at rest.
Ayurveda is a traditional system of medicine, which is based on the idea of balancing three doshas namely vata, pitta and kapha along with natural diet, proper life style with natural supplements. Ayurveda being great boon to mankind has so much to provide for health and wellbeing. Let us know one not so common problem called writer's cramp.
HERBAL REMEDIES FOR WRITER'S CRAMP BY PLANET AYURVEDA
Planet Ayurveda offers best combination of effective herbal remedies such as Writer's Cramp Care Pack for Ayurvedic treatment of writer's cramp. 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.
- NeuroGenie Capsules - 1 capsule twice daily after 30 min of meals with warm water.
- Boswellia Curcumin - 1 capsule twice daily after 30 min of meals with warm water.
- Rasraj Ras - One tablet daily after meals to be chewed with warm ghee or as directed by a physician.
- Trayodashang Guggul - 2 tablets twice daily after 30 min of meals with warm water.
1. NEUROGENIE CAPSULES
These capsules are filled with two powerful herbs like Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) and Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera). It is very helpful in improving both mental as well as physical health. As it is packed with antioxidants it is naturally very helpful in reducing the free radicals which are harmful for the body. They both are very effective in pacifying the vata dosha and naturally making it effective in neurodegenerative disorder. It is helpful in improving the muscle spasms which is commonly seen in Writer's cramp. Along with that its provides strength to the muscles of our hand and makes the movement easy.
2. BOSWELLIA CURCUMIN
It is one of the best herbal medicines which is well known to contain herbs like Shallaki (Boswellia serrata) and Curcumin (Curcuma longa). Both of them are very effective in removing any kind of swelling by improving the circulation in the body. It helps in treating the symptoms like reducing pain, increasing mobility and also fighting any kind of infection in the body.
3. RASRAJ RAS
It is packed with herbal minerals like Parada (Purified mercury), Swarna (Calx of gold), Rajat bhasma (Calx of silver), Jatikosh (Myristica fragrans), Ksheera kakoli (Fritillaria roylei), Lavanga (Syzygium aromaticum) and many more. It is helpful in balancing the Vata dosha making it really great for both muscles as well as for nerves. It is great for improving any kind of stiffness from the body and is one of the great options for Writer's cramp.
4. TRAYODASHANG GUGGUL
It is one of the well known effective as well as classical formulation made from Babool (Acacia Arabica), Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), Gokhru (Tribulus terrestris), Saunf (Foeniculum vulgare), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) etc.It is one of great medicine for treating any kind of nerves or muscular disorder including Sciatica, Lower back or spinal cord pain, and also Writers cramp. It helps in reducing any kind of mental stress which could be one of the main causes for Writer's Cramp. It will also improve the grip of the hand and also increase the movement of the hand.
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Dr. Meenakshi Chauhan
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