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How to Treat Oral Cancer with Home Remedies ?

Cancer is the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of the cell. These cells have the property to spread into the other parts of the cell. It is of two types, that is a benign and a malignant tumor. The benign tumor is less dangerous than malignant tumor because it does not spread to the other part of the body. There are many types of cancer, i.e. Blood cancer, oral cancer, liver cancer, kidney cancer, and uterus cancer, etc. today here we are discussing oral cancer.

Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is the type of cancer which is developed and spread in the mouth and throat. It is included in the category of head and neck cancer. It basically develops in the squamous cells of the mouth, lips, and tongue. Oral cancer can be developed by the people over 40 years old. It cannot be diagnosed in its early stages.

Oral-Cancer

Types of Oral Cancer

  • Tongue Cancer
  • The inner lining of the cheek
  • Lips
  • Gums
  • Roof of mouth
  • The floor of the mouth
  • Sinuses
  • Throat
  • Hard and soft palate

Symptoms of Oral Cancer

  • Bleeding in the mouth.
  • Development of swelling, lumps, crust, rough spot and eroded areas on lips and inside the mouth.
  • Development of white patches in the mouth.
  • Difficulties in chewing, speaking and mouth inner movement.
  • Development of limps in the neck.
  • Pain in your jaw and stiffness in teeth.
  • Development of outgrowth in the mouth.
  • Permanent sore in the throat.
  • Pain in the mouth, and tongue.
  • Sudden weight loss.
  • Pain in jaws.
  • In some case, there is a pain in your ear.

Causes of Oral Cancer

The mouth or oral cancer is developed when there are some changes in your mouth cells. These changes can occur due to the mutation in squamous cells or by some other reason. Due to mutation, our oral cells undergo uncontrolled growth and there is the development of an outgrowth on that part of the mouth. This may further spread to another part of your body and become more dangerous in that case.

  • The main reason for mouth cancer is the consumption of nicotine, i.e. in the form of tobacco, cigarettes, cigars, snuff and other nicotine containing products.
  • Another cause of oral cancer is alcohol, if a person consumes the excessive amount of alcohol than it will lead to the formation of cancerous cells.
  • More exposure to the sun will also lead to the development of a cancerous cell in the lips.
  • It also developed due to poor oral hygiene.
  • People having week immune system are also more prone to oral cancer.
  • Poor diet mainly the deficiency of Vitamin A may lead to the formation of oropharyngeal cancer.
  • Infection of HPV virus which is Human papillomavirus. If a person is infected with this virus then there is more chance of oral cancer.
  • Fair skin is more prone to oral cancer.
  • Recently study shows that people who use marijuana have more chance of getting affected by head and neck cancer.
  • Diet rich in fried food, processed meat, and food may also cause oral cancer.

Stages of Oral Cancer

  • Stage-1 : At this stage, the cancer is not much spread in your mouth. It is the early stage of cancer. The tumor is around 1 inch and not exceeding to a lymph node.
  • Stage-2 : Tumor is around 1-2 inches and has not spread in another part of the mouth.
  • Stage-3 : The tumor is more than 2 inches and reaches nearby the lymph node.
  • Stage-4 : At this stage, cancer reaches the lymph node and spread to another part of the mouth.

Ayurvedic Concept

In Ayurveda, there are many home remedies and other herbal product which helps to cure oral cancer and also helps to reduce the excessive pain in the mouth due to an oral ulcer. The natural herbs, mainly help in detoxifying the blood and remove the entire toxin from the body. These herbs also help to improve the immunity of patients infected with oral cancer.

Home Remedies for Oral Cancer

1. Carrots

Carrots are the rich source of beta-carotene which is very good ant cancerous nutrient for your body. It also acts as an antioxidant so dr. recommend this to the patients suffering from oral cancer.

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2. Grape Seeds

It’s a very good source of vitamin E, C, and beta-carotene. The antioxidant property of this fruit helps our body to destroy the free radical produced during oxidation reaction. The free radical is not good for our body in excessive amount because it damages the body cells.

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3. Lemon

The deficiency of vitamin C in your body is also the main cause of oral cancer, so lemon helps you to over the deficiency of vitamin C.

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4. Bitter Gourd

It contains alpha eleostearic acid, which helps to eliminate the cancer cell from your body.

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How to Overcome the Risk of Oral Cancer

  • You should opt for heavy fruits and veggies diet because lack of proper nutrients can lead to severe changes in your mouth and make you more prone to cancer. You should eat foods which are rich in antioxidants, vitamins C, E, and beta-carotene.
  • You must cut down the alcohol use because excessive alcohol consumption may also lead to cause oral cancer.
  • You should quit smoking because it’s the main reason for oral cancer. The more and longer you smoke cigarettes, pipes and cigars than you are more prone to oral infection and cancer.
  • Lower the risk of HPV. It is basically a sexually transmitted virus. There is some vaccination to overcome the risk of HPV. But it can works good only when you get it before you are sexually active.
  • Avoid excessive sun exposure. Some studies show that the sun not only cause you skin cancer, but it is also not good for your lips. So use sun protection before you go outside.
  • Monthly checkup of your mouth, because oral cancer just starts with a mouth ulcer and there are some red and white patches in your mouth. So it is important to consult your doctor.
  • Quitting chew or snuff because if you are using it for a long time, than it causes the development of cancer cell.
  • Brush your teeth properly in the morning and before you sleep because it’s just good for oral health.
  • Avoids mouthwash containing alcohol content because some studies show that the use of such products could also increase the risk of oral cancer.
  • Maintain proper oral hygiene.

Herbal Remedies for West’s Syndrome (Infantile Syndrome) & Lennox Gastaut Syndrome

Overview

The onset is usually between 3-8 months of life. It is characterized by a combination of salaam spells (sudden dropping of the head and flexion of arms), mental retardation and hyper arrhythmic pattern of EEG (diffuse high voltage slow spike and chaotic activity).

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Common Causes of Infantile Spasms

  1. Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
  2. Neuro-cutaneous syndrome especially tuberous sclerosis
  3. Perinatal infections
  4. Haemorrhage
  5. Injury
  6. Metabolic disorders
  7. Localized structural malformations

This infantile disorder was first described by Dr.W.J west because his own child is affected by this disorder. ACTH and corticosteroids frequently help, the course varies from 2-12 weeks, depending upon response. But it is not long- term treatment for this disorder. These medications cause other ill effects to other part organs and systems of the body. Herbs are the natural and safe treatment for this disorder.

Lennox Gastaut Syndrome

Onset is usually in late infancy or childhood, is characterized by mixed seizures hyper including myoclonic, atypical absence generalized tonic- colonic or partial seizures. Intellectual regression is invariable. Very slow background and slow generalized spike- wave discharges are observed on factors such as head injury, anoxia, cardiopulmonary arrest, and post-vaccine encephalopathy and CNS infections.

Drug of choice is valproic acid, benzodiazepines and ACTH but these drugs are not safe for body cells and cause serious side-effects.  Prognosis is often unsatisfactory. Learn more about Lennox Gastaut Syndrome

Causes

No cause may be identified in a large number of cases. The spasm occurs in clusters usually on waking. Prognosis for mental development is poor.

As per Ayurvedic point of view the three doshas rule our body and a imbalance in their functioning disturbs the whole body function. Vata doshas is more prominent in comparison to other two doshas.

Herbal Treatment for West’s Syndrome and Lennox – Gastaut Syndrome

1. Calm Easy Capsules

Calm easy capsules are the 100% natural product of planet Ayurveda that very efficient nervine tonic. Ashwagandha, brahmi and tagar are amazing herbs of Ayurveda that are used to prepare this wonderful supplement for various nervous system related problems. It is a miraculous stress buster and deals with various brain – related conditions like stress, anxiety, nervous breakdown, epilepsy and mental retardation. It is a very effective formulation that helps to relieve stress and increases stamina naturally. It is good for small children as it helps in the nourishment of neurons. It helps to improve both mental and physical stamina in the body. Brahmi used in this herbal supplement is very amazing herb for brain used in Ayurveda from 1000 years.

Major alkaloids present in this herb helps to aid with mind related problems and helps to sharpen memory. This herb helps to improve transmission in neurons. Anti-oxidant nature of this herb helps to fight against various factors and micro-organisms that cause serious infections in the brain. This herb helps to rejuvenate brain cells, aid with stress and anxiety and helps to improve concentration. Calming effects of Ashwagandha helps to treat major problems related with the brain like anxiety, epilepsy, and seizures etc. it also calms the brain which boost our immune system naturally. Tagar is hypotensive, relaxant, and antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory in nature. This herb helps to treat various conditions like nervousness, nervous attacks, seizures, stress and migraine etc. this supplement helps to improve concentration and grasping power in children.

Dosage :-

For Adults :- 2 capsules two times a day after meals with normal water.
For Children :- 1 capsule two times a day after meals with normal water.

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2. Ashwagandha Capsules

Standardized extract of Ashwagandha is used to prepare this incredibly powerful supplement for mental and physical health. Ashwagandha is very amazing herb of Ayurveda used to manage mental stress from many years back. This herbal supplement helps to boost brain functions and used to reduce excessive stress and anxiety naturally. Adaptogen present in this herb is used as a general tonic that helps to relieve both mental and physical stress. Roots of this plant have a very strong aroma that is described as a horse like the smell. Cooling effects of Ashwagandha help to calm the brain and reduce internal inflammation in brain.

Beside this Ashwagandha capsules are also used to treat joint-related problems and helps to reduce inflammation and excessive stiffness in case of arthritis and rheumatoid. This herbal supplement is also good for diabetic sufferers as it helps to reduce high sugar and high cholesterol levels in the body naturally. Anti-oxidant properties of this herb are beneficial to fight against free radicals and toxins that causes serious infections in body and brain cells. This herbal supplement also fight against cancer cells and useful in treating liver problems.

Dosage :-

For Adults :-2 capsules two times a day after meals with normal water.
For Children :-1 capsules two times a day after meals with normal water.

3. Brahmi Capsules

Pure extract obtained from herb BacopaMonnieri is used in the preparation of this powerful herbal remedy for brain available at planet Ayurveda. Bacosides present in this herb works wonderfully on brain cells and cope with serious problems that affect brain cells. Hypoglycaemia is the major issue that causes serious problems in small infants, this herb deals naturally with this problem and protects children for risk of serious brain- related problems. This herbal formulation helps to boost our immune system and also good for treating liver – related problems.

According to Ayurveda this herb is very good medhyarasayana- herb that is good for brain cells and functions and used to improve memory and balya – herb used to boost internal strength and immunity in body. Regular use of this herbal supplements helps to eliminate harmful radicals and toxins out from the body. It protect body and brain cells from the damage of harmful radicals. In children is used to enhance memory, improve concentration and to increase grasping power. It pacifies vata and kaphadosha in body. This herb is also Broncho-dilator in nature and used to treat respiratory tract related problems.

Dosage2 capsules twice daily for adults and 1 capsules twice daily for children after meals with normal water.

4. Medhya Churna

It is a fine blend of herbs that are very beneficial for promoting the health of brain cells. vacha, Ashwagandha, ajmoda, shwetajeerak, kirshanjeerak, sonth, maricha, pippali, patha, shankhpushpi and brahmi are the beneficial herbs of Ayurveda used to prepare this powerful blend for a healthy mind. This herbal supplement is used to enhance brain power and improves concentration levels. This amazing herbal supplement helps to nourish brain cells and used to rejuvenate the nervous system.

This product helps to relieve stress and excessive anxiety miraculously. It helps to pacify vitiated vatadosha in the body that is a major cause of many nervous system related problems. Regular intake of this supplement is also used to treat epilepsy and improves mental clarity. This herbal product has great potential to improve memory and to fight against various nervous system associated infections.

Dosage :-
For adults- 1 tablespoonful two times a day with normal water after meals.

For children :- ½ tablespoon two times a day with normal water after meals.

All the above mentioned products of planet Ayurveda are prepared by natural herbs of Ayurveda and totally free from any adulteration. Nature and pure extract of herbs are used in the preparation of this miraculous product for nervous system related problems. All these herbal supplements are formulated under the supervision of MD Ayurveda experts. No chemicals, binders, preservatives, colours, fillers, starch and yeast are added to these products. For better results of these products regular intake of supplements is highly recommended.