Ayurvedic Treatment For Monomelic Amyotrophy


Monomelic Amyotrophy is a neurological disorder in which there is asymmetrical compression of the cervical spine by the cervical dural sac mainly when the neck is in flexed position. In this article we are going to discuss about the disease Monomelic Amyotrophy in detail and also the ayurvedic treatment in order to manage the Monomelic Amyotrophy. So be with us till the end.

Monomelic Amyotrophy


Monomelic Amyotrophy is motor neuron disease in which there is muscle atrophy of the upper limb. In this disease there is muscle weakness due to disturbance in communication between lower motor neurons and the brain. Males are more prone to this problem. Family history, impaired functioning of anterior horn cells of cervical cord, forward displacement of cervical dural sac, cervical lordosis etc are the causes of Monomelic Amyotrophy. The symptoms of Monomelic Amyotrophy are weakness in the single limb (arm and hand mainly), cold hands, tremors, muscle cramps, muscle twitching etc. Medical history, physical examination, reflex test, MRI, electromyography, nerve conduction velocity are some of the diagnostic tests for Monomelic Amyotrophy. Analgesics, physical therapy, occupational therapy, neck bracing etc is the line of treatment of Monomelic Amyotrophy.


  • Cold weather
  • Men are more prone

Ayurvedic Aspect Of Disease

Ayurveda is an ancient therapy which helps to cure the patient by the root cause and also helps the patient to attain a healthy lifestyle. According to Ayurveda there should be the balance of tri dosha and also stated that imbalance of tri dosha causes disease. In Monomelic Amyotrophy there is predominance of vata dosha and the vata accumulates in muscles and causes weakness in one limb, cold hands, tremors etc. The balance of tri dosha can be maintained by diet, Ayurvedic medicines, lifestyle etc.

Causes Of Monomelic Amyotrophy

Mainly the cause of Monomelic Amyotrophy is unknown. The main causes of Monomelic Amyotrophy are listed below

  • Family history
  • Impaired functioning of anterior horn cells of cervical cord
  • Forward displacement of cervical dural sac
  • Cervical lordosis

Symptoms Of Monomelic Amyotrophy

In the majority of patients the first symptom of Monomelic Amyotrophy is weakness in one hand. The symptoms of Monomelic Amyotrophy aggravate after 2 years. The main symptoms of Monomelic Amyotrophy are listed below:-

  • Weakness in single limb (arm and hand mainly)
  • Cold hands
  • Tremors
  • Muscle cramps
  • Muscle twitching

Diagnosis Of Monomelic Amyotrophy

The main diagnosis of Monomelic Amyotrophy is listed below

  • Medical history
  • Physical examination
  • Reflex test
  • MRI
  • Electromyography
  • Nerve conduction velocity

Treatment Of Monomelic Amyotrophy

Mainly the main diagnosis of Monomelic Amyotrophy is listed below

  • Analgesics
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Neck bracing

Ayurvedic Treatment For Monomelic Amyotrophy

Planet Ayurveda is a globally recognized firm which provides Ayurvedic herbal formulations which are extracted from pure raw material and results of herbal formulations are quite favorable for 20 years. Planet Ayurveda provides quality herbal medicines with lifestyle and dietary instruction. Planet Ayurveda’s herbs are 100% natural and pure vegetarian. All the herbal products are free from chemicals and additives. All the products are manufactured under Ayurvedic board guidelines. Planet Ayurveda provides the best Ayurvedic medicines to treat the imbalanced tri dosha. Ayurvedic medicines help in managing the disease from root cause and also help in maintaining a healthy life. Ayurvedic medicines reduce the risk of recurrence of disease and cause no side effects of the treatment. Planet Ayurveda strictly follows the government guidelines for making their product best.

The following herbal remedies for Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

1. Shilajit Capsules

Major ingredients are Shilajit (Asphaltum) and contain 500 mg of purified Shilajit extract. Shilajit acts as a powerful rejuvenator of the body, an immunity booster drug, works as anti-ulcer, anti-inflammatory and useful in weakness, fatigue, tiredness, stress and anxiety, helpful in increasing blood circulation, general health debility. It is useful in urine incontinence, burning maturation, acts as an anti stress agent and provides minerals and vitamins.

Dosage: 1 capsule once daily, with plain water or milk after meal.

2. Ashwagandha Capsules

Ashwagandha capsule contains 500 mg purified extract. Ashwagandha capsule contains Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) which acts as an antioxidant agent. It is very effective in neuropathy due to diabetes, chronic fatigue syndrome, tonic that enhances physical and mental stamina, immunity booster and nerve tonic that is used to pacify the nervous system.

Dosage: 2 capsules twice a day after a meal.

3. Boswellia Curcumin

Major ingredients are Shallaki (Boswellia serrata) and Curcumin (curcuma longa). Boswellia Curcumin is used for brain edema and is best used as an anti-inflammatory drug. It has best effects on osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn’s disease and reduces brain edema. It helps in reduction of stiffness in our body due to accumulation of vata.

Dosage: 2 capsules twice a day, after a meal with plain water.

4. Vrihat Vatchintamani Ras

Vrihat Vatchintamani ras is a classical herbal formulation specially prepared to balance the vata dosha. Major ingredients are Swarna bhasma, Abhraka bhasma, Rajat bhasma, Loha bhasma, Pravala bhasma etc. It has the best effects on muscle stiffness and helps in maintaining the movements of muscles. It is indicated in paralysis, migraine, vertigo and psychosis.

Dosage: 1 tablet twice a day after meal.

5. Brahmi Vati Gold

Major ingredients of Brahmi vati gold are Abhrak Bhasma, Sangeyshav Bhasma, Akik Bhasma, Manikya Bhasma, Prawal Bhasma, Kaharava Pishti, Swarna Bhasma, Laung, Dalchini, Dhaniya etc. Brahmi vati gold is very beneficial in brain disorders. It also rejuvenates brain cells and increases the efficiency of the brain. It is one of the drugs of medhya rasayana and maintains a healthy mind. Brahmi capsules help in maintaining a steady functioning of the brain and are also helpful in memory loss.

Dosage: 1 tablet twice a day with plain water after a meal.


In this article we have discussed Monomelic Amyotrophy in detail and also the Ayurvedic treatment of Monomelic Amyotrophy. In the ancient era all the rogas (diseases) were managed by Ayurvedic culture and the treatment was effective. Ayurveda treats patients from ancient times and effectively cures the patients. It is better to take Ayurvedic medicines because it has no side effects with best results over the years and because all the medicines are free from any preservatives and other chemicals that affect your health. Ayurvedic treatment emphasizes on treating the root cause of the condition and it is capable of eliminating the diseases permanently. In a nutshell, it can be concluded that with appropriate and timely management of tridosha present in our body, the quality of life of the patient can be improved effectively.

Dr. Vikram Chauhan


Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Pvt. Ltd. He is Author of the Book "Ayurveda – God’s Manual For Healing". He is an Ayurveda Expert Serving People worldwide through all the Possible Mediums, Operating from Main Branch in Mohali, India. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit www.PlanetAyurveda.com.

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