Herbal Remedies for Polymyalgia Rheumatica ( inflammatory disease)

Abstract

Polymyalgia Rheumatica is an inflammatory disease. Inflammatory disorders are when the immune system attacks the body’s own tissues that result in inflammation. Inflammation is the normal response of the body to illness and infections. This process is part of the body’s defense mechanism and plays a role in the healing process in the body. But when the immune system attacks healthy tissue then this is called autoimmune inflammatory conditions. Sometimes our body mistakenly attacks its own healthy cells and this will lead to autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. But in this article, we will discuss one inflammatory condition that is Polymyalgia rheumatica, and its Ayurvedic management.

Introduction

Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory disease. It is characterized by muscle pain and stiffness in various parts of the body. This is a common cause of aching and stiffness in the body. This usually affects the neck, shoulder, hips. In this disease, the pain can be very sudden and occur gradually over a period. In Polymyalgia rheumatica, people wake up in the morning with pain and stiffness in the muscles. This condition is also related to another inflammatory condition that is giant cell arteritis. This is also called Temporal arteritis. It is common that a person with Polymyalgia rheumatica can develop this giant cell arteritis together. The pain and stiffness can result in depression.

Etiology/Causes

The exact cause of this disease is not known. Two factors that are genetic and environmental play a role in developing this disease. This pain and stiffness is the result of inflammatory cells and proteins that normally occur during the defense mechanism. Infectious diseases also contribute to developing this disease. Some theories have included that viruses disturbed the immune system in genetically susceptible individuals. The involved virus thought to be developing this disease is Adenovirus.

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Clinical features/Signs and Symptoms

The person who is suffering from this disease can have the following symptoms:

  • Pain and stiffness in the joints (hips, shoulder, thighs)
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of appetite
  • Anemia
  • Fever
  • Weakness
  • Sometimes exhaustion
  • Limited motions of the joints
  • Malaise
  • Unintended weight loss
  • Depression

Risk factors

Risk factors for this disease are

  • Age: Polymyalgia rheumatica affects older people mostly at the age between 70s and 80s.
  • Sex: Women are more prone to disease than Men.
  • Race: The person from northern European are at greater risk
  • Genetics: Family history also contributes to developing this disease.

Diagnosis

There is no definite test to diagnose this disease. A doctor can go through a physical examination to diagnose Polymyalgia rheumatica.

  • A blood test should be performed to diagnose this disease and that is ESR (Erythrocyte sedimentation rate) and CRP (C-reactive Protein). Raised CRP indicates inflammation in the body.

Herbal Treatment for Polymyalgia Rheumatica Disease

We can manage this disease through Ayurvedic herbs. In allopathic medicine, there is no definitive treatment for this disease. So why don’t we try Ayurvedic treatment for better results? So here are some herbal remedies for the management of this disease. Now the question is from where we can get herbal remedies for this disease. Here is the answer

Planet Ayurveda offers effective herbal remedies. This is basically a manufacturing company that manufactures herbal products from the standardized extracts of the herbs. This is an internationally certified company and also certified by GMP. These products are made from ancient time-tested formulas.

The Herbal Products for this Disease are

  1. RumoGin 5 Capsules
  2. Boswellia Curcumin
  3. Yograj Guggul
  4. Aamvatantak Churna
  5. Joint Aid Plus
  6. Energo Plan Syrup

Herbal Remedies for Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Products Description

1. RumoGin 5 capsules

This is a polyherbal formulation. This formulation rejuvenates the joints naturally as it contains effective herbs such as Haridra (Curcuma longa), Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), Shallaki (Boswellia serrata), Maricha (Piper nigrum), Pippali (Piper longum). These ingredients are very effective in inflammation and pain in the joints. It relaxes the morning stiffness and also relieves the joint pain and swelling in arthritis. It is also helpful in digestive ailments like dyspepsia, indigestion, flatulence, etc.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice a day after meals with plain water

2. Boswellia Curcumin

This polyherbal medicine is helpful in giving relief in inflammation and pain. This is an effective combination of two herbs Haridra (Curcuma longa) and Shallaki (Boswellia serrata). This is a very potent anti-inflammatory herbal combination. It helps in reducing not only pain but also helpful in swelling around the joints. It promotes good circulation in the joints and manages this disease properly. It helps in all types of arthritic conditions

Dosage: 1 capsule twice a day after meals with plain water

3. Yograj guggul

This classical ayurvedic formulation is nature’s best solution for musculoskeletal disorders. The ingredients in this formulation such as Guggul resin (Commiphora mukul), chitrak (Plumbago zeylanica), Pippali (Piper longum), Ajwain (Carum copticum), Vidang (Embelia ribes), Pushkarmula (Inula racemosa), etc helps to pacify Vata in the joints, nerves, and muscles. It helps to maintain healthy metabolism and removes toxins from the system. This formulation is traditionally used in Ayurveda for painful joints and muscles. It rejuvenates and strengthens the skeletal and neuromuscular systems.

Dosage: 2 tablets twice a day after meals with plain water

3. Aamvatantak Churna

This is an Ayurvedic medicine in powder form. This is a herbal formula for arthritis and painful joints. This formulation contains Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Haridra (Curcuma longa), Methi (Trigonella foenumgraecum), Suranjan (Colchicum autumnale), etc. This powder reduces inflammation, swelling, and joint pain. These herbs clear away the toxins i.e. Aama (Endotoxins) from the body. It reduces the morning stiffness in the joints.

Dosage: 1 tablespoonful twice a day after meals with plain water

5. Joint Aid Plus

This herbal product of planet ayurveda is a natural herbal blend to fight joint pain and inflammation. It helps to reduce pain and swelling. It is made from the standardized extracts of Nirgundi (Vitex negundo), Shallaki (Boswellia serrata), Shunthi (ZIngiber officinale), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), and Guggul (Commiphora mukul). The ingredients have anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. These capsules help the joints to regain lost strength and help in fighting arthritis of all types.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice a day after meals with plain water

6. Energo plan syrup

This is an effective tonic for the body that provides energy to the body. This syrup is a natural energy booster. It contains herbs such as Jeevanti (Leptadenia reticulata), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Pippali (Piper longum). These herbs help in improving the digestive system as in Ayurveda the root cause of every disease is low digestion. So this formulation not only manages digestion but also provides energy to the body.

Dosage: 1 teaspoonful twice a day after meals

Contact my assistant to provide you the costing / ordering and delivery information at – costing.planetayurveda@gmail.com or call at +91-172-5214030 Or Check Website – www.PlanetAyurveda.com

Conclusion

Therefore, coming to an end we can say that the above provided herbal formulations are very effective and useful in managing this condition as they are devoid of any type of chemical , preservative and additive. Thus, do not cause any type of adverse effects. For more queries, you can consult online on herbalremedies123@yahoo.com

Dr. Vikram Chauhan

https://www.planetayurveda.com

DR. Vikram Chauhan, MD - AYURVEDA is an expert ayurvedic doctor based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda - Ancient healing treatment, not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic and Krishna Herbal Company. Write at - herbalremedies123@yahoo.com, Contact at - +91-172-521-4030 Websites - www.planetayurveda.com, www.alwaysayurveda.com

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