It is a disease of heart muscle. It is often genetic (runs in families).It is the measurable deterioration for any reason of the ability of the Myocardium (the heart muscle) to contract usually leading to heart failure.
Symptoms of Dilated Cardiomyopathy
In most cases patient will be asymptomatic but in several cases are associated with heart failure and systemic mobilization.
- Heart failure symptoms (shortness of fatigue and breath).
- Swelling of the lower extremities
- Weight gain
- Fainting(caused by conditions such as irregular heart rhythms, abnormal responses to the blood vessels during exercise)
- Chest pain or pressure
- Sudden death
Causes of Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Dilated cardiomyopathy can be inherited, but it is primarily caused by a variety of other factors during:
- Severe coronary artery disease
- Thyroid disease
- Viral infection of the heart
- Heart valve abnormalities
- Drugs that are toxic to the heart (or cause damage)
- It can also occurs in women after child birth (post-partum cardiomyopathy).
Diagnosis of Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Dilated cardiomyopathy is diagnosed on symptoms and family history, physical examination, blood test, ECG, chest X- ray, echocardiogram, MRI, CT scan, Myocardiobiopsy.
Ayurvedic Treatment of Dilated Cardiomyopathy
According to Ayurveda three energies vata, pitta and kapha which are responsible for good health. Imbalance of any three energies result in health complications. As per Ayurveda, aggravations of vata mainly prana vata is main cause of this disorder.
As per Ayurveda dilated cardiomyopathy is mainly management of symptoms of disease and balance of three energies in body. Ayurveda is an ancient science of life that treats the health problems in natural and healthy way. It provides the natural way to treat the different disease. It mainly aims to balance of all three doshas in body.
Herbal Remedies for Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Ayurvedic treatment is a best way to cure Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Planet Ayurveda offers various herbal remedies for Dilated Cardiomyopathy that provides effective results on symptoms associated with this disease.
1. Total Heart Support
Planet Ayurveda provides pure and herbal total heart support capsules to manage the proper functioning of heart. It provides strength to the heart. It is a combination of Arjuna (Termenalia arjuna), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri), Shankhapushpi (Convolvulus pluricaulis). It contains standardized extract of these herbs. These herbs help to maintain the heart muscle and support the nervous control. Planet Ayurveda’s total support capsule shows very good results in dilated cardiomyopathy disorder. Planet Ayurveda provides Total heart support capsule in pure and herbal form with no additives, chemicals, and starch, etc.
Dosage : 1 capsule twice daily after meals with plain water.
2. Arjuna Capsules
Planet Ayurveda provides capsule Arjuna in pure and herbal form for heart disease. It is prepared form pure extract of herb Arjuna. It acts as a cardiac tonic and thus helps to provide strength to heart muscle. It helps to decrease the HDL cholesterol. It contains the coenzyme which is very beneficial in treating heart problems.
Dosage : 2 capsule twice daily after meals with plain water.
3. Arjuna Tea
Planet Ayurveda provides Arjuna tea herbal formulation which is very effective medicine for heart problems. It is an herbal tea containing herbal powder of Arjuna (Termenalia arjuna) with a few other herbs which overall supports the heart and heart muscle. It has property to improve the blood circulation of heart. It is obtained from different herbs which are explained below:
1. Arjuna (Termenalia Arjuna)
It has great medicinal property to improve the functioning of heart. It helps the strengthening of heart problems like CHF, heart failure, blood pressure.
2. Punarnava (Boerhevia Diffusa)
It is rejuvenating herb that provides relief in various heart problems. It provides relaxation to heart muscle.
3. Pipal twak (ficus religiosa)
It has property to provide strength to heart muscles.
4. Dalchini (Cinnamon tamala)
It has property to reduce the cholesterol levels reduce the cholesterol level and provide helps to heart muscles.
5. Choti Elaichi (Elettaria cordamom)
It also support and provide good health to heart
Dosage : 2 cups twice daily.
4. Punarnava Mandur
Punarnava Mandur tablets are traditional ayurvedic tablets which are very potent for treatment of Dilated Cardiomyopathy. It removes toxins from the blood and helps to eliminates water from the body, improves haemoglobin. It is obtained from the combination of different ingredients:
- Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa),
- Shunti (Zingiber officinale),
- Pippali (Piper longum),
- Maricha (Piper nigrum),
- Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
- Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
- Chavya (Piper chaba)
- Haridra (Curcuma longa)
- Vidanga (Embelia ribes)
- Chitrak Mool (Plumbago zeylanica)
- Mandoor Bhasma (Ferric oxide calx)
Dosage : 2 tablets thrice daily with plain water.
5. Punarnava Capsules
This is one of the effective products used for healthy heart. It is very important anti inflammatory medicinal herbs, reduces swelling in the body. Punarnava Capsules are very useful for Dilated Cardiomyopathy. It is natural diuretic herbal remedy. These capsules are prepared from the extract of herb Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa). It maintains the good health of cardiovascular system.
Dosage : 2 capsules twice daily with plain water.