Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a long-term autoimmune disorder that primarily affects joints.   

Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

Symptoms:

  1. Painful joints especially fingers and wrist.
  2. Morning stiffness in joints.
  3. Pain and stiffness often worsen following rest or inactivity. .
  4. Warm and swollen joints.

Causes:

Ayurveda, the mother of medicinal science terms RA as ‘Amavata ’(आमवात) and also states that the accumulation of toxins due to improper metabolism is the root cause of the Rheumatism..

Diagnosis:

Blood  test for RA factor is done to confirm the diagnosis of Rheumatoid arthritis.

Complications:

  1. Osteoporosis
  2. Rheumatoid nodules
  3. Heart and lung problems
  4. Carpel tunnel syndrome
  5. Abnormal body composition
  6. Infections
  7. Lymphoma
  8. Dry eyes and mouth.

 

Ayurveda’s approach in treatment of RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Ayurveda provides relief from RA through its vast treatment methodologies:

  1. Aampachak herbal medicines help to reduce Aam, the root cause of Rheumatoid arthritis.
  2. Body detoxification - Along with Panchakarma, herbal medicines prescribed by ayurvedic physicians  help to remove toxins from body.
  3. Reducing the symptoms - Medicines and local application products help relieve pain and stiffness. Ayurveda always suggests incorporation of good lifestyle habits for speedy and better recovery.

It should also be borne in the mind that RA can be completely cured if treatment is provided in the early stages of occurrence. In chronic ailments, although cure of the disease is not possible, the effects of the disease can be definitely controlled to improve the quality of life to great extent.

Bharati Phad (Doctor)