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Monday, February 26, 2018

Ayurvedic Treatment for Pleomorphic Adenoma - Types, Signs, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Herbal Remedies

WHAT IS PLEOMORPHIC ADENOMA?

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Pleomorphic Adenoma is a rare type of tumor in the salivary gland. This tumor is very common and can develop in any salivary gland- mouth, neck or throat. These glands form the saliva which further supports digestion, keeps the mouth moist and supports healthy teeth. Most of the times, tumors that form on the glands are noncancerous but the tumors on the salivary gland are malignant. It is in the form of an asymptomatic painless mass that grows gradually.

TYPES

We have many tiny salivary glands on the lips, inside cheeks, and mouth and throat. There are three main salivary glands under and behind the jaw — Parotid, Sublingual and Submandibular.

Parotid gland is the salivary gland in which most tumors occur. Nearly 25 percent of parotid tumors are cancerous.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

  • A lump or swelling on or near the jaw or in your throat or mouth.
  • Pain in one area of the face, mouth or neck
  • Numbness in some part of your face
  • There is a noticeable difference in the shape or size of the right and the left sides of the face.
  • Muscle weakness on either side of the face
  • Persistent pain in the area of a salivary gland
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Trouble opening your mouth wide.

CAUSES

  • Salivary gland cancer happens when some cells in a salivary gland develop certain abnormal changes.
  • Failure to adequately drain saliva resulting from obstructed salivary glandular duct system.
  • Tobacco smoking and exposure to harmful radiations. 
  • The mutations allow the cells to grow and divide rapidly.
  • The mutated cells continue living while other cells die.
  • The accumulated cells form a tumor that might attack the nearby tissue. Cancerous cells can break off and spread in different parts of the body.

RISK FACTORS

  • Older age:  Salivary gland tumors occur at any age, but more in older adults in comparison to other age groups.
  • Radiation exposure: If gone through any radiation treatment for head and neck cancers, increases the risk of salivary gland tumors.
  • Workplace exposure to certain substances: Working in a rubber manufacturing, asbestos mining and plumbing increases the chances for salivary cancer.
  • Consumption of alcohol and smoking, or chewing tobacco
  • Diet: High consumption of animal fat but very poor intake of vegetables and fruits.
  • Genetics or hereditary factors

DIAGNOSIS

  • A physical exam. Lumps or swelling felt on jaw, neck and throat.
  • Imaging tests.  MRI and CT scan may help the doctor determine the size and location of the salivary gland tumor.
  • Collection of a sample of tissue for testing.  Test of tissues through tissue biopsy.

PLEOMORPHIC ADENOMA - ACCORDING TO AYURVEDIC CONCEPT

Ayurveda believes the body is controlled and governed by the three energies or the doshas. If there is any disorder and disturbance in the body the doshas -Vata, Pitta, Kapha are responsible for it. The Ayurvedic treatment includes balancing the aggravated dosha by herbs and herbs are the nature's best gift to the mankind.
According to Ayurveda, formation of a tumor is due to the imbalance in Kapha and vata dosha. Vata dosha is responsible for the inappropriate division of cells while Kapha dosha is blamed for the growth of tumor cells.

Planet Ayurveda is a renowned and well-known ayurvedic company which is a self-manufacturer of Ayurvedic medicines. For Pleomorphic Adenoma Planet Ayurveda offers a combination of herbs which are 100% pure and natural also.

The combination of herbs in form of medicine for the treatment of Pleomorphic Adenoma are-

1. Shatavari Capsules

Shatavari is used in Ayurveda to balance pitta and vata.

  • Supports the immune system.
  • Natural antioxidant properties.
  • Rejuvenates and strengthens the body.

Dose - 1 cap. twice daily, 30 minutes post meals with plain water.

2. Graviola Capsules

Graviola capsules are pure herbal capsules made from the herb Graviola.

  • Antibacterial
  • Antileishmania
  • Antispasmodic
  • Anticancer
  • Anti- Parasitic
  • Antimalarial
  • Anti-Inflammatory

Dose - 1-2 cap. twice daily, 30 minutes post meals with plain water.

3. Mahashankh Vati

Its acts as a very useful ayurvedic remedy which possesses anti-inflammatory properties.

  • Sedative
  • Digestive
  • Appetizer
  • Also very beneficial in respiratory disorder

Dose - 2 tablets twice daily, 30 minutes post meals with plain water.

4. Cap. Pitta Balance

According to Ayurveda, tumor formation is due to the imbalance of three energies. Pitta Balance is a wonderful combination which has a cooling effect and pacifies the vitiated doshas.

  • It also balances the formation of heat due to treatment taken.
  • Redness and inflamed rashes
  • Cold sores

Dose - 1 capsule twice daily, 30 minutes post meals with plain water.

5. Curcumin Capsules

It is the most ancient and common herb used in medicine. It has numerous benefits.

  • Widely used herb in the treatment of cancer.
  • Anti- oxidant present in the herb improves the health and immunity.
  • Anti-inflammatory.
  • The herb has the power to fight against toxins and infections.
  • Rich anti-biotic

Dose - 1-2 cap. daily with milk or water.

6. Drakshavaleha

Draksha is referred to raisins which are the main ingredient of this formulation. It has a jam like consistency.

  • Drakshasava is very helpful in balancing Vata and Pitta Dosha..
  • It preserves the strength, treats weakness and maintains a healthy appetite.
  • It is an effective solution for loss of appetite, fatigue, lethargy, restlessness
  • Loss of enthusiasm,
  • Mild sleeplessness.

Dose - Consume 5-10 grams or 1 to 2 teaspoons with warm water or honey.

Dosage for children below 5 years - 1-2 grams, 1-2 times a day, along with a teaspoon of honey or warm water / milk.

Dosage for children between 5-12 years of age - 5 grams, 1-2 times a day along with a teaspoon of honey or warm water / milk.

Contact my assistant to provide you the costing / ordering and delivery information at - costing.planetayurveda@gmail.com or call at +91-172-5214030

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