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Saturday, June 12, 2021

Treatment for Eruptive Syringoma in Ayurveda

All over the human body sweat glands are present, most numerous on armpits, forehead, soles of feet and palms. The sweat mostly consists of water and some amount of salts. The main function is to maintain the body temperature. Sweat glands are generally of two types and occur only in mammals. One is eccrine sweat glands, controlled by a sympathetic nervous system helpful in regulating body temperature. When internal temperature of our body gets raised, this eccrine glands secrete water then heat is removed by evaporation and another one is apocrine sweat glands mostly associated with our hair follicles secrete a fatty sweat into the gland tubule continuously. Eruptive syringoma is a rare type of syringoma that means benign adnexal tumour of eccrine sweat glands. Let's discuss it in detail!

Eruptive Syringoma

INTRODUCTION

The word syringoma is derived from a Greek word i.e. syrinx which means tube. The eruptive syringoma is a condition which is a common type of benign tumor of eccrine sweat ducts. It is a rare type of syringoma in which pigmented papules are present on the anterior surface of our body. It is very common in females. There are many types of syringoma like eruptive, vulvar, linear, penile, acral, scalp and plaque type. According to ayurveda context it can be correlated with "svedo vaha srotas dusti" or skin diseases i.e. Kustha roga. Swedovaha srotas is a channel carrying sweat or sweat glands which have its root in medas (fat) and hair follicles. When due to any cause this Swedovaha strosa gets affected it can cause its dushti related diseases like Eruptive syringoma.

CAUSES

Most common cause of Eruptive Syringomas are as follows:

  • Hereditary cause
  • Any type of obstruction in the production of sweat glands
  • Any activity which can increase the production of sweat from sweat glands which can lead to the growth of a tumor.
  • Eruptive syringomas can also occur due to some medical conditions such as Diabetes, Down syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome or Marfan’s syndrome.

According to Ayurveda context, causes of swedavaha srotas dushti are: (Charak Viman-5/22)

  • Ati-vyayama (Excessive physical exercise)
  • Ati-santapa (Consumption of excessive heat)
  • Shit-Ushnakram Sevnad (Intake of cold and hot things in improper way)
  • Krodha (Anger)
  • Shoak (Grief)
  • Bhaya (Fear)

Common causes of skin diseases (Kushtha rogas) are: (Charak Chikitsa- 7/4-8)

  • Excessive fear and exertion
  • Use of contra-indicated items while undergoing Panchakarma therapy
  • Indulge in eating radish, black gram, flour preparations, milk, sesamum and jiggery
  • Use of hot, cold, lightning measures and diet against the prescribed orders
  • Habit of taking unctuous and heavy substances
  • After exposure to intensive heat applying cold water immediately
  • Excessive exposure to the exercise and intense heat after eating food
  • Intake of food during indigestion or when the previous meal is not properly digested
  • Excessive use of new cereals, fish, curd, salt and sour substances
  • Regular sleep during day time
  • Perform sexual intercourse during indigestion
  • Indulge in sinful activities
  • Insulting Brahmins, teachers
  • Excessive use of new cereals, fish, curd, salt and sour substances
  • Regular sleep during day time
  • Perform sexual intercourse during indigestion
  • Indulge in sinful activities

SIGNS & SYMPTOMS

Some common symptoms of eruptive syringoma are as follows:

  • Successive crops of disseminated, small yellowish lesions appear at atypical sites
  • Symmetrical and bilateral distribution of lesions on affected regions
  • Pain in the affected areas
  • Itchiness in affected areas
  • Redness of affected skin areas

According to Ayurveda context symptoms of swedovaha srotas dushti are: (Charak Viman- 5/8)

  • Aswedana (Loss of perspiration)
  • Atiswedana (Excessive perspiration)
  • Parushya (Coarseness)
  • Ati-shlakshana (Excessive smoothness)
  • Daha (Extensive burning sensation)
  • Lomharsha (Horripilation)

Common symptoms of skin diseases (Kushths rogas) are as follows: (Charak Chikitsa- 7/11-12)

  • Deranged complexion
  • Itching
  • Excessive or no perspiration
  • Piercing pain
  •  Horripilation
  • Organs become numbed
  • Burning sensation on the skin
  • Loss of sensation of touch
  • Exertion
  • Appearance of rashes on the skin
  • Exhaustion
  • Excessive pain in the wounds with their quick origin and delayed healing
  • Horripilation

COMPLICATIONS

Common Complications of Skin disorders (Kushtha) include: (Charak Nidan- 5/11)

  • Fever
  • Falling down of body parts
  • Diarrhea
  • Anorexia
  • Excessive thirst
  • Profuse discharge
  • Burning sensation
  • Decay of body parts
  • Indigestion

TREATMENT

Treatment of Eruptive Syringoma includes:

  • Medication like trichloroacetic acid
  • Laser removal
  • Electric cauterization
  • Manual excision of lesion
  • Cryotherapy

AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR ERUPTIVE SYRINGOMA

As per Ayurveda aspect, Ayurvedic treatment for eruptive syringoma may include:

1. Samshodhan Chikitsa (Detoxification Procedure)-

  1. Sanehan (Oleation)
  2. Svedan (Fomentation)
  3. Vaman (emesis)
  4. Virechana (purgation)
  5. Raktamokshan (bloodletting)
  6. Rookshana (Inducing dryness)
  7. Deepan (Stimulating digestive fire)
  8. Pachana (Digestion)
  9. Nasya (Nasal drug administration)

2. Shanshman Chikitsa (Using Herbs Orally)

Planet Ayurveda provides us herbal formulations which are very useful in serving mankind and are 100% organic products free from any type of preservatives or any chemical agents. These are made under the supervision of ayurveda experts.

Herbal Remedies For Eruptive Syringoma

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The herbal formulation which are effective in treating eruptive syringoma are as follows:

  1. Kanchnaar Guggul - This formulation has herbs which have antibacterial properties and also effective in treating various lymphadenopathies. This formulation is effective in maintaining the healthy functions of the lymphatic system. This is also very efficiently in treating eruptive syringoma because it is very effective in treating various health conditions including skin diseases, fistula, tumors and cancers, as it contain herbs like bark of Kanchnaar (Bauhinia variegata), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Varuna (Crataeva religiosa), Pippali (Piper longum), Kali mirch (Piper nigrum) etc.
    Dosage: 1-2 tablets two or three times a day with lukewarm water.
  2. Curcumin Capsules - These herbal capsules of planet Ayurveda promote wound healing as it contains a natural anti-inflammatory herb. This formulation has krimighna property because it is effective in killing the worms in the body which can harm us and also maintains the healthy function of the immune system by increasing the disease combating power of body so it is highly efficacious in eruptive syringoma. This herbal formulation contains pure extract of haridra (Curcuma longa).
    Dosage: 1-2 capsules two times a day with plain water after meals.
  3. Manjishtha Capsules - This herbal formulation clinically acts as the best blood purifier because of the active principles present in this formulation. It is also helpful in removing harmful toxins from their body as well as from the blood and also effective in removing obstruction from the sweat ducts, so it is useful in treating the eruptive syringoma as there is blockage in the sweat ducts. This formulation is made from the pure extract of manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia) which has antimicrobial, antiinflammatory, antispasmodic, blood purifier and immunity- enhancer properties.
    Dosage: 1-2 capsules two times a day with plain water after meals.
  4. Gandhak Rasayan - This formulation has antimicrobial, antibacterial and antiviral properties which are helpful in balancing tridosha (vata, pitta and kapha) and works profoundly in treating eruptive syringoma very well because it is effective in improving skin symptoms like itching, burning sensation etc.  This herbal formulation contains shuddha gandhak i.e. purified and detoxified sulphur because gandhak has tremendous benefits on skin functioning.
    Dosage: 1-2 tablets two times a day with luke warm water after meals.

CONCLUSION

Ayurvedic treatment is very effective treating diseases like Eruptive Syringoma. The herbal formulations of Planet Ayurveda are highly effective in treating various diseases including skin diseases but one should use these herbal formulations under the guidance of the Ayurveda practitioner. Because an expert Ayurveda practitioner will diagnose the condition very effectively and recommend the herbal formulations according to your condition. For more queries you can contact us on herbalremedies123@yahoo.com or visit our clinic at Mohali, Punjab.

Monday, June 7, 2021

Troubled By Ulcerative Colitis? In Search Of An Ayurveda Clinic?

PLANET AYURVEDA - THE TOP CHOICE!

Got diagnosed with ulcerative colitis recently? Or do you doubt the disease and wish to consult an Ayurveda clinic? Even if you are someone who got diagnosed with the disease earlier and wish to treat it, still it's never late. This could be the right opportunity to pull up your socks and approach Ayurveda for the cure.

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MORE ON ULCERATIVE COLITIS & AYURVEDA

Ulcerative colitis is considered as an inflammatory disease that affects intestines by creating inflammations which produce small sores called ulcers within the lining of the intestines or gastrointestinal tract. This condition is said to begin at the rectum and gradually spread to intestinal areas. The main reason behind the pain is attributed to the ulcers formed and the fact that due to damages caused to cells lining the tract surfaces, mucous production could be reduced. Bleeding is also caused due to the same reasons of ulcer formations and absence of mucous production.

In Ayurveda, Ulcerative colitis is actually related to Pitta dosha, one among the three of the Tridosas i.e., Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Related to the same, it is called Pittaja grahani in some concepts. Here the second term Grahani itself indicates that it is something in association with intestines and it is indicated that it is caused due to Pitta as its mentioned as Pittaja grahani. This is caused due to the vitiation of Pitta in the intestinal tracts and Vata sometimes. The idea of Purisha Vaha srotas is also to be mentioned here as Purisha is the feces that faces difficulty to be passed down in cases of constipation as an effect. The Srotas here is evidently the tract which carries the feces which is the intestinal tract.

CAUSES INCLUDE

Though it could be possible to address many related causes, still the exact reason remains unsolved to be stated properly. But this stays satisfactory as these reasons are always found enough to heal the disease when once diagnosed with. Few of them include the primary causes like diet. So as to acknowledge the reasons of a disease as anything related to the diet it is always important in Ayurveda to understand terms like Doshas and Agni. Tridosha is a well-known concept of the 3 humors- Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Of these Pitta being the one related to ulcerative colitis, it is important to understand that the primary step to be taken is to prevent the vitiation of the Dosha by forming a daily diet accordingly, or else foods that imbalance the Pitta dosha results in the Ama condition. Ama is the deposition of toxins on intestinal tracts due to indigestion of food, as the vitiation of Pitta has hindered proper action of Agni.

Other than this aspect, it is also considered as a genetically inherent disease and has a chance to pass down to you through the parental genes.

HOW TO IDENTIFY?

The symptoms that might help you confirm your disease includes abdominal pain, sense of inappropriate bowels, loss of interest to eat followed by weight loss and low energy, rectal pain, rectal bleeding, diarrhea with blood or pus content and fever. Living with the disease is hard and so once you recognize the symptoms, it's important to seek advice from your physician to treat it.

TYPES OF ULCERATIVE COLITIS

  1. Ulcerative Proctitis - In this type, the inflammations are only established at the rectal area and bleeding is the prime symptom.
  2. Pancolitis - This is the type in which the entire colon gets affected and leads to some serious symptoms like heavy diarrhoea with bleeding, abdominal cramps and loss of weight.

MAJOR COMPLICATIONS

Intestinal perforation, acute bleeding, osteoporosis, increased risk of colon cancer, lagged growth in children, high levels of dehydration etc.

TREATMENTS IN AYURVEDA

Ayurveda, the science which deals with lifestyle is the best choice to tackle ulcerative colitis by seeking treatment from a physician. This is mainly because body friendly treatments, diets and easier post preventive methods are made possible with Ayurveda. The treatments include-

The therapies include;

  1. Parishechana - It involves the process of dropping oils like Chandanadi tailam or Shatadouth grtham below navel of the abdomen.
  2. Pichu - It is a treatment in which oils like Dhanwantara tailam and Bhala tailam are used to apply on an instrument to place it inside the anal canal. The herbs due to their cooling property gives a cooling effect to the ulcers within the canal. Basti is mainly done mainly to cure Vata. Anuvasan basti is also another type of basti that is used using Prapundrikadi thailam.
  3. Piccha Basti - which is a processed enema using drugs like honey, rock salt or nalpamaradi keram. This is similar to Kashaya basti.

PLANET AYURVEDA FOR YOUR CONCERNS

Ayurveda is the best treatment you can opt to have a safer and easier journey of becoming ulcerative colitis free. Planet Ayurveda finds the root cause of your condition so as to treat you from the root level. We help you clear the queries regarding the kind of cause which lead you to this disease and so make it convenient for you to choose the treatments and diets by consultations and discussions with our clinical physicians.

Our doctors would help you have safe and personalized care for all services from consultations, treatments like Basti, charting Pitta shamana (balancing) diets to your post treatment care regimes and diets.

Being prepared for anything is always wise and so come to us with your conclusions listed and make sure it includes the symptoms that you are experiencing, major stress you doubt is due to this disease, life changes and all the queries about which you wish to convey with the doctor.

A healthy lifestyle is the key to daily sleep in peace. Similar is the everyday routine that takes us to a healthy life in steps. Healthy way of living and healthy treatments when diseased is only possible with the traditional medical science, Ayurveda and Planet Ayurveda could be the best ally to take care of you when you lag a little in your health game.

So, for any health issues, come visit Planet Ayurveda for a peaceful, satisfactory experience and a healthy return is assured.

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