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Ayurvedic Treatment of Primary Hyperaldosteronism (Conn’s Syndrome)

Adrenal gland

Primary hyperaldosteronism/ Conn’s syndrome is kind of hormonal disorder, where adrenal glands release excess amount of hormone, called aldosterone, which are having property to balance sodium and potassium in the blood and this might lead to high blood pressure. It can be caused by either hyperactivity in one adrenal gland (unilateral disease) or both (bilateral disease).

The word “primary” denote the condition is caused by a problem within the adrenal glands.

CAUSES OF CONN’S SYNDROME

The reason for Primary hyperaldosteronism is problem within adrenal glands, which makes them to release too much aldosterone.

Conditions which commonly cause the overproduction of aldosterone comprises:

  • A benign growth in an adrenal gland (aldosterone-producing adenoma)
  • Hyperactivity of both adrenal glands.

AYURVEDIC VIEW

The reason for Primary hyperaldosteronism in ayurveda is imbalance of tridosha with main involvement of vata.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CONN’S SYNDROME

The condition is most common in people 30 to 50 years old. The main symptom of hyperaldosteronism is High blood pressure only.

Hyperaldosteronism can enhance the possibility of heart attacks, heart failure, strokes, kidney failure, and early death.

Certain symptoms may appear because of action of high aldosterone levels in the on the kidney, which results in increased loss of the mineral potassium in the urine, which might leads to decrease in blood potassium level and results in tiredness, muscle weakness, and large volumes of urine (polyuria) is passed out, especially at night (nocturia).

Headache, numbness might also be there, or Temporary paralysis.

AYURVEDIC REMEDIES FOR CONN’S SYNDROME

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1. Arjun Tea

Arjun Tea is a pure herbal product prepared by the combination of herb with medicinal properties. It is an effective remedy which supports healthy blood vessels and the circulatory system, as it provides nutrition to heart because of comprising a natural Co-enzyme Q 10 and it is rich in antioxidants. It is very potent medicine for heart problems like blocked coronary arteries, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, congestive heart failure and many others and thus helps to regulate the proper cholesterol levels, Controls Blood Pressure. This makes it an efficient Ayurvedic remedy for Conn’s Syndrome.

HERB USED –

  • Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna): Arjuna is medicinal herb having anti-oxidant property, which is beneficial in decreasing LDL, Total and triglyceride cholesterol levels, thus helpful in hypertension.
  • Punarnava (Boerrhavia diffusa): Punarnava is another herb with health-giving effects, acting as rejuvenate, and providing relaxation to heart muscles and regulates the level of Cholesterol.
  • Pipal Tvak (Ficus religiosa): Pipal Tvak is an effective herb having features to improve strength of the heart muscle.
  • Twak (Cinnamon zeylanicum): Twak is also beneficial, as it can maintain the proper balance of the cholesterol levels.
  • Ela (Elettaria cardamom): Ela has properties that is very helpful in maintaining the good heart health.

DOSAGE – One cup twice daily is recommended.

2. Arjuna Capsules

Arjuna Capsules is herbal preparation of Planet Ayurveda which is manufactured using standardized extract of Arjuna. It is an effective s supplement for the heart and heart problems. It helps to keep the good cholesterol maintained.

Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna): Arjuna has been found to be effective natural herb for heart problems like blocked coronary arteries, high cholesterol, congestive heart failure and other heart problems.

DOSAGE – 1 Capsule, twice daily with plain water after meals.

3. Brahmi Capsules

Brahmi Capsules are purely herbal preparation of Planet Ayurveda, manufacture by use of standardized extract of Brahmi. It possesses the property that make it a suitable Ayurvedic remedy for hyperaldosteronism, as it much effective for hypertension.

HERB USED –

Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri): Brahmi is an herb with anti-oxidant properties and helps to maintain normal blood pressure in our body. It increases the consumption of nitric acid and normal vascular muscle functions.

DOSAGE – 1-2 capsules twice daily, with plain water after meals.

4. Kanchnaar Guggul

Kanchnaar Guggul is pure herbal formulation of Planet Ayurveda that is prepared using various herbs that work together to bring effective results, thus act as efficient Ayurvedic remedy for Conn’s Syndrome. All its herbs make it a good detoxifier, helps to eliminate the toxins.

INGREDIENTS WITH THEIR PART USED –

  • Bauhinia variegata (Bark),
  • Terminalia chebula (Fruit rind),
  • Terminalia bellerica (Fruit rind),
  • Emblica officinalis (Fruit),
  • Zingiber officinale (Rhizome),
  • Piper nigrum (Fruit),
  • Piper longum (Fruit),
  • Crataeva nurvala (bark),
  • Elettaria cardamomum (Fruit),
  • Cinnamomum Zeylanicum (Leaves Bark)
  • Commiphora mukul (Guggulu Resin)

DOSAGE – 2-3 Tablets twice daily, after meals, with plain water.

5. Navkarshik Churna

The Navkarshik Churna is herbal formulation prepared in Planet Ayurveda by combination of various useful medicinal herb. All the herbs make this churna a useful Ayurvedic remedy for Conn’s Syndrome.

  • Amla (Phyllanthus emblica)
  • Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
  • Bahera (Terminalia bellerica)
  • Vacha (Acorus calamus)
  • Neem (Azadirachta indica)
  • Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia)
  • Katuki (Picrorhiza kurrroa)
  • Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia)
  • Daruhaldi (Berberis aristata).

All herbs in this mixture of churna possesses work together, acting as nutritional supplement and improves metabolism, thus provide enough energy to overcome the weakness, tiredness which results due to this disorder. It also help to reduce high cholesterol level and thus helps to maintain the proper blood pressure range.

DOSAGE – 1 tablespoonful two times a day, with plain water, half an hour after meals.

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Best Home Remedies For Irregular Menstrual Cycle

Those days of month are the bit irritating or disturbing. Yes we are talking about the menstrual cycle. Moreover irregularity of menstrual cycle make the females more anxious. Irregular periods have become the common problem of females these days. Normally menstrual cycle ranges from 21 to 35 days. In normal conditions women have 11- 13 periods in a year whereas in oligomenorrhea, she may have six or seven periods yearly.

Irregular menstrual cycles are characterized by variation in number of days than our last periods or abnormal blood loss.

There are various factors which are responsible for irregular menstrual cycles like hormonal imbalance, eating disorders, significant weight loss or gain, anemia, thyroid disorders, menopause, liver disease, irritable bowel syndrome, polycystic ovarian syndrome, uterine abnormalities, recent birth or miscarriage, stress and many other health complications.

Irregular Menstrual Cycle

Smoking, alcohol abuse, caffeine and use of certain medications like birth control pills are also known to be a significant cause for the menstrual irregularities.

Sometimes we don’t even have the idea that some health issues can be resolved at home too. Your kitchen is a treasure of wonderful home remedies.

So along with eating the delicious food you can also manage the health issues from your kitchen. Various eatable items available in your kitchen are also packed with the therapeutic properties.

Home Remedies for Irregular Menstrual Cycle

Ginger:

Ginger is known to be an effective home remedy to manage the irregular menstrual cycles. It helps to provide the relief in pain. It is good to manage the delayed or restricted periods.

How to consume:

  • Boil a one to half teaspoon of freshly cut ginger in a cup of water for 5-6 minutes.
  • Add sugar in it.
  • Drink it three times in a day after meals.
  • Do it regularly for one month or more for better results.

Cinnamon:

Cinnamon is considered as the useful remedy to regulate the menstrual cycles. It helps to reduce the menstrual cramps. Hydroxychalcone-biochemical present in the cinnamon helps to regulate the menstrual cycle in females.

How to consume:

  • Add one-half teaspoon of cinnamon powder into a glass of warm milk. Drink it every day for several weeks.
  • Alternatively you can also drink cinnamon tea. You can also chew cinnamon sticks or sprinkle cinnamon on food.

Sesame Seeds and Jaggery:

Sesame seeds are quite good in regulating menstrual cycles as they help to balance hormones. These are packed with lignans (chemical compound) that help bind to excess hormones. In addition to this, Sesame seeds also contain essential fatty acids which promote the maximal hormone production. Jaggery due to its warming effects, also helps to regulate menstrual cycles.

How to consume

  • Roast a handful of sesame seeds.
  • Grind them with one teaspoon of jaggery into a fine powder.
  • Consume  one teaspoon of this powder everyday  on an empty stomach in the second half of  menstrual cycle (two weeks before your period starts), for a few months.
  • Simply eating a piece of jaggery is also good to regulate menstrual cycles.

Note: Avoid this remedy during periods.

Aloe Vera:

Aloe vera helps to regulate the hormones hence quite good to manage the menstrual irregularities.

How to consume

  • Extract fresh aloe vera gel and mix in one teaspoon of honey.
  • Consume it every day before having breakfast.
  • For best results follow this remedy for around three months.

Note: Do not use this remedy during your periods.

home remedies for Irregular Periods

Unripe Papaya:

Green, unripe papaya is known as the effective home remedy for irregular menstrual cycles. It acts as a potent emmenagogue which helps to stimulate blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus and stimulates menstruation. It is quite good to regulate the irregular periods which are associated with stress and menopause.

How to consume

  • Consume unripe papaya fruit daily for a few months.
  • Alternatively you can grate the unripe papaya fruit and make a dough. You can consume it as chapatti or prantha.

Note: Do not consume it during your periods.

Turmeric:

Turmeric is a spice used in the Indian Kitchens and loaded with therapeutic properties. It is having warm and emmenagogue properties helps in the stimulation of menstrual flow. Moreover antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric quite good to relieve pain in menstruation.

How to consume:

Consume ½ teaspoon of turmeric in the milk along with honey or jaggery. Consume it daily for several weeks for best results.

Coriander seeds:

Coriander seeds also help in the stimulation of menstrual cycles.

How to consume:

  • Boil one teaspoon of coriander seeds in two cups of water. Boil it until the water reduces to one cup.
  • Strain the coriander seeds from the liquid.
  • Drink it three times every day for a few days before your period.
  • Do it regularly for a few months.

Fenugreek:

Fenugreek is also considered as a good home remedy to resolve the menstrual irregularities.

How to consume

  • Soak fenugreek seeds overnight in water.
  • Strain water and drink it daily for several weeks. You can also chew the fenugreek seeds.

Carrot juice:

Carrot is good source of iron, thus an effective remedy for irregular menstrual periods. It has been found that raw carrots also help to boost up the hormonal function.

How to consume:

Make fresh carrot juice and drink it daily for three months.

Mint:

Dried mint in combination with honey is an effective home remedy for irregular menstrual cycles.

How to consume

  • Consume one teaspoon of dried mint powder with one teaspoon of honey.
  • Do it three times every day  for several weeks