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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Ayurvedic Treatment for Schizophrenia - Types, Causes, Symptoms & Herbal Remedies

SCHIZOPHRENIA

It is a disorder that develops slowly and the individual at initial stage does not realize that he is suffering from this problem, but in certain cases this problem can develop quickly. It is a mental disorder that is characterized with delusions, hallucinations and some other cognitive difficulties. This problem is considered as a mental illness that can also be the result of a monotonous life in which people keep working like machines with a lot of stress at work in their mind which largely affects their behavioral patterns.

LET'S DISCUSS THE SYMPTOMS OF SCHIZOPHRENIA

  • Delusion
  • Thought Disorder
  • Social Withdrawal
  • Poor Expressions of Emotion
  • Hallucination
  • Lack of Motivation
  • Unawareness of Illness
  • Cognitive Difficulties

There are many more other symptoms that depend on the intensity of this disease. They can be negative, positive, cognitive or emotional symptoms.

LET'S DISCUSS ABOUT THE CAUSES OF THIS PROBLEM

There are various factors that can cause this particular problem. Genetic factor is also considered one of the main reasons. Besides it, there are many other reasons that are listed below.

  • Chemical imbalance in brain
  • Environmental factor
  • Family relationships
  • Drugs
  • Genetic inheritance

TREATMENT

People suffering with this problem have to deal with it for life time. There are three main ways used by doctors to treat the symptoms:

  • Psychological counselling
  • Self-help resources
  • Certain medications(anti-psychosis drugs)

There are some medications that are most commonly used:

  • Risperidone (Risperdal) - less sedating than other atypical antipsychotics. There are side effects like Weight gain and diabetes, but chances of occurrence are quite less.
  • Olanzapine (Zyprexa) – this medication is helpful in dealing with negative symptoms of schizophrenia. But this can cause side effects that can lead to serious weight gain and the development of diabetes.
  • Quetiapine (Seroquel) –this is also associated with the same risk of gaining weight and diabetes.
  • Ziprasidone (Geodon) –this medication is also used in the treatment of this problem. Though the risk of weight gain and diabetes is lower than other atypical antipsychotics. However, it might contribute to cardiac arrhythmia.
  • Clozapine (Clozaril) –this medication is effective for patients who have been resistant to treatment. It helps in preventing suicidal behaviors in patients with schizophrenia. The risk of weight gain and diabetes is significant.
  • Haloperidol - an antipsychotic used to treat schizophrenia. It has a long-lasting effect (weeks).

As we know that there is no permanent solution to this mental disorder. Only certain medications can help in curing the symptoms of this particular problem.

But one way in which this problem can be treated is by using herbal ayurvedic remedies that are formulated by planet Ayurveda with pure and natural herbs which are free from any kind of side effects.

Herbal Remedies for Schizophrenia

Herbal Remedies for Schizophrenia

1. Brahmi Capsules

These capsules are formulated for curing brain related problems and disorders. Bramhi herb is used in the formulation of this particular capsule. This herb is also known for its usage in neurological problems.

Let's discuss the benefits of this herb:

  • Consists of Anti-oxidant properties
  • Positive effects on nervous system
  • Helps in increasing brain activity
  • Positive effect on memory
  • Provides relief in symptoms such as depression, anxiety, lack of concentration and schizophrenia.
  • Enhances mental capability of a person

DOSE: 1 capsule two times in a day with plain water.

2. Medhya Churna

This churna is formulated by using many natural herbs. Let's discuss about the ingredients used in the formulation of this churna:

  • Marich
  • Pipali
  • Brahmi
  • Patha
  • Sankhpushpi
  • Sonth
  • Krishna jeerak
  • Shwet jeerak
  • Ajmoda
  • Ashwagandha
  • Vacha

Let's discuss about the benefits of this ayurvedic herbal remedy.

  • These herbs have properties that improves patients both mentally and physically.
  • This churna is anti-inflammatory, anti-stress, immunomodulatory and anti-oxidant.
  • This proves wonders in the problem of schizophrenia.

DOSE: 1 pinch of powder 2 times a day or 1 gram two time a day.

3. Stress Support

These capsules are formed with three natural ayurvedic herbs namely ashwagandha, tagar, brahmi that are considered beneficial for the nervous system and proper functioning of the brain.

Let’s discuss the benefits of the ingredients of this ayurvedic herbal remedy.

  • The herb tagar is especially known for its cooling down properties. Tagar cools down the nervous system and helps to eliminate the symptoms of schizophrenia.
  • Brahmi helps in proper functioning of the nervous system as it coordinates the functions of nervous system properly and helps the system to work efficiently and improves the mental health of the person.
  • This herb has very positive impact on the brain and nervous system.

DOSE: 2 capsules two times a day with plain water after meals.

4. Ashwagandha Capsules

These capsules are formulated using the herb known as ashwagandha (withania somnifera). This herb is known to normalize the functions of neuroendocrine system.

Let's discuss about the properties of this herb.

  • This herb mainly improves fatigue, stress and weakness.
  • Has a great positive effect on nervous system.
  • Also contains rejuvenating properties.

DOSE: 2 capsules two times a day with plain water after meals

Not only the medication is sufficient but it is advised to maintain a healthy life style with good diet and personal care. Physical exercise is must and should be done on regular basis to get free from this problem at the earliest. Regular and proper sleep is suggested.

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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