Category: Ayurveda

NATURAL AYURVEDIC HOME REMEDIES FOR PORPHYRIA

Porphyria is a disorder that results from a build-up of natural chemical known as porphyrin in human body. Porphyrins are essential for the function of haemoglobin, a protein in the red blood cells that links to porphyrin, binds iron, and carries oxygen to the organs and tissues. High levels of porphyrins can cause significant problems. Porphyria mainly affects the nervous system and skin.

TYPES OF PORPHYRIA

TYPES OF PORPHYRIA

Acute Porphyria primarily causes symptoms associated with nervous system. In some instances, it can cause symptoms in skin as well. These attacks rarely occur before individual reaches puberty and in menopausal females.

Cutaneous Porphyria causes skin symptoms due to oversensitivity to sunlight and it don’t affect the nervous system.

CAUSES OF PORPHYRIA

  • Genetic risks
  • Certain drugs (barbiturates or sulfonamide antibiotics or, less often, birth control pills, or some drugs that affect the mind or behaviour, known as psychoactive drugs.
  • Chemicals
  • Dieting or fasting
  • Smoking
  • Physical stress, such as infections or other illnesses
  • Liver disease
  • Emotional stress
  • Alcohol
  • Menstrual hormones
  • Sun exposure
  • Excess iron

SYMPTOMS OF PORPHYRIA

  • Abdominal pain, swelling
  • Constipation or diarrhoea
  • Insomnia
  • Palpitations
  • High blood pressure
  • Anxiety or restlessness
  • Seizures
  • Mental changes, such as confusion, hallucinations, disorientation or paranoia
  • Breathing problems
  • Muscle pain, tingling, numbness, weakness or paralysis

COMPLICATIONS

  • Dehydration
  • Breathing difficulties and muscle weakness
  • Low sodium in blood or Hyponatremia
  • High blood pressure
  • Chronic kidney failure
  • Liver damage
  • Permanent skin damage, abnormal appearance, scarring and colouring
  • Paralysis, coma, respiratory failure, hair loss and gall stones

NATURAL AYURVEDIC HOME REMEDIES FOR PORPHYRIA

HERBAL REMEDIES FOR PORPHYRIA

  • Identify the things that may trigger the porphyria symptoms. Talk to your doctor about the type of porphyria and become familiar with possible symptom triggers and ways to avoid them.
  • Cereal, porridge, rice pudding, milk shakes made with bananas nuts and seeds such as pumpkin seeds are extremely useful to deal with porphyria.
  • Drink coconut water on regular basis.
  • Prefer vegetables like bottle gourd, bitter melon, round gourd, ash gourd, ridge gourd, pumpkin etc.
  • Prepare a fresh juice of carrots, green sour apples, grapefruits and cabbage. Drink 2 glasses of fresh juice daily for 6 months.
  • Daily supplementation with beta-carotene (vitamin A) as part of long-term treatment is necessary.
  • Avoid known triggers such as smoking, alcohol, and coffee, tea, dieting and fasting.
  • Eat regular, low calorie meals and drink plenty of water to prevent dehydration.
  • Avoid acidic foods and fruits. Eat green vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage. Also include beans, pulses and small amounts of dried fruits in the diet.
  • Keep the foods as natural and organic as possible. Avoid processed foods, junk food and spicy-oily food. Aim to eat at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day.
  • Take a half-inch piece of root ginger and infuse it in a cup of hot water. Leave it for 5 to 10 minutes and then sip. To make it more palatable add a small teaspoon of honey to sweeten it. This infusion can be taken throughout the day. Flat ginger beer will also ease nausea.
  • Prepare an infusion of Basil leaves in hot water since it acts as a natural tranquilliser. It is said to be a tonic and it also calms down the nervous system, aids digestion and eases stomach cramps and nausea.
  • Fresh pineapple contains a digestive enzyme called, bromelain. This helps to digest proteins and speed along the process of digestion. Eat one or two slices of pineapple every day. Eat it preferably as a breakfast or before going to bed. It should be eaten at least two hours before or after the last or next meal.
  • When out in the sun, wear sunglasses, a brimmed hat and long-sleeved clothes. Apply sunscreen to exposed skin areas.
  • Protect your skin every day. Wear rubber gloves when handling chemicals or very hot water. Avoid perfumed soaps. Regularly apply barrier cream to the hands.
  • Regular physical activity, yoga and meditation help to stimulate bowel movements. It will also relieve stress which is a main cause of porphyria. Walking is one of the best forms of exercise. Try to do some form of exercise every day for at least 20 minutes.

Herbal Remedies and Supplements for Weight Loss

At the time when people are very health conscious and are particular about the calorie intake like they have never been before, obesity is one of the biggest health problems that the people across the world are facing right now.As per the data of World Health Organization since 1980, the worldwide population has more than doubled.

Though being obese is something that people take lightly and considered it a general problem without any kind of harmful consequences, the study reflects the opposite.It says most of the population worldwide lives in countries where being obese kills more than people than being underweight.Most of us associate obesity problem with the physical appearance,  but it  does more harm to your body than just making you look fat.

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It is condition where there is an excessive accumulation of fat that is harmful for the health. One of the basic reasons that lead to obesity is the imbalance between the calories consumed and calories utilized.Likewise there are many other reasons that contribute to obesity.

Some of them are:

Fat foods: Knowingly or unknowingly we consume more dense food when we eat from outside than the homemade food. Especially fast food are more in harmful calories and only contributes in making the problem worse.

Less physically activity: Though the human race has invented various devices for its conveniences but the technology also has its demerits. Advancement of devices has only cut our physically activity to half contributing to overweight.

As obesity is the biggest health problem currently, various solutions are also available in the market.Since all the age groups and class is affected by obesity, people who can afford it are ready to give anything to get slim.It is understood that if there is a demand, there is always a market that claims to give you ‘perfect’ solution to your problems.

There are many products available in market like sauna belts and various kind of formulation but they have not proven to be effective in any way.If you are looking for an effective and natural way for preventing and controlling obesity, then opt for herbal products.

Having said that there are many firms in the market that claims that they have the genuine herbal products but make sure that you are approaching a authentic and registered company if you are looking for herbal remedies for obesity.

Planet Ayurveda is an herbal products manufacturing company that is known for its authenticity and effective products worldwide.It provide Wonderful Weight Loss Herbal Remedies that is high in demand for its cure in the case of obesity

Let’s take a look at the constituents of Herbal Combo Pack.

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  • Trim Support: The constituents of this product helps in reducing the absorption of excessive sugar by kidneys and intestine and also the production of sugar in the liver. The whole process in turns helps in lowering the blood sugar concentration and insulin output.  Now for getting the energy, the body will look for the fat stored in the adipose tissues which directly leads to loss of weight.
  • Garcinia capsules:  This capsules helps in slowing the production of fat in the body resulting the cells to work for the energy at a faster rate. Garcinia is also used as a food preservative.  It has proven to be an effective herb in the treatment of obesity.
  • Guggul capsules: It is considered the best herb in controlling the cholesterol levels in the body. It is produced by the stem of small shrub that is native in India and the name of that shrub is Commiphora Wighti.
  • Stholyantak Churna: This formulation is very rich in vitamins, minerals and natural oxidants. It also acts as an detoxifying agents for the digestive system that regulates metabolism and improves blood circulation.  The ingredients used in this formulation are Arjuna, Triphala, Ashok, Kalmegh, Brahmi, Chitrak, Babool, Agnimantha.

In addition to this one should make some changes in their lifestyle and include some healthy activity.

  1. Reducing stress level by engaging in recreational activities.
  2. Making exercise a part of your daily routine.
  3. Opting for mixed fruit and raw vegetable salad.
  4. Drinking a lot of water.