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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.

Herbal Remedies for Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

Overview

Multifocal or progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy is a slow viral infection of central nervous system caused by papovavirus called JC virus. This virus causes very serious damage and inflammation in grey matter of brain. PML develops in immunocomprised individuals like CMV and toxoplasma encephalitis does, and is, therefore, are important form of encephalitis due to increasing number of cases of AIDS. JC virus is non-enveloped double standard DNA that is first isolated by john Cunningham and named as JC virus.

PML-BRAIN

PML infects oligodendrocytes and caused progressive demyelination at multifocal areas scattered throughout the central nervous system. The lesions in this disorder consist of focal, irregular gelatinous areas most prominent at the junction of grey and white matter of brain. Main areas affected in this disorder are cerebrum, brainstem, cerebellum and sometimes spinal cord is also affected.

Patients undergoing chronic corticosteroids, individuals with different organ cancers and patients taking immunosuppressive therapy for organ transplant are more prone to the risk of PML. Several other health issues like rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis are also at the risk for this serious problem. This serious illness can be fatal if not treated on time.

Main Features of this Disorder Consist of

  • Focal areas of demyelination
  • Many lipid-laden macrophages in the centre of foci
  • Enlarged oligodendroglial nuclei containing purple viral inclusions at the periphery of the lesions

Symptoms

  • Clumsiness
  • Speech troubles
  • Partial and full blindness
  • Mental impairment
  • Facial drooping
  • Weakness
  • Coordination problems
  • Loss of senses
  • Seizures

Herbal Remedies for Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

1. Ashwagandha Capsules

Standardized extract of ashwagandha is used to prepare this herbal supplement available at planet Ayurveda to treat multifocal leukoencephalopathy naturally. Ashwagandha is very valuable herb of Ayurveda that provide various health benefits to both body and mind. This beneficial herb helps to relieve stress, anxiety and also give good results in other nervous system related disorders.

This herb is known for improving memory and concentration according to Ayurveda. High concentration of withanolides present in leaves and roots of this plant helps to reduce inflammation and unwanted growth of cells in nervous system. It has great calming effects and helps to reduce excessive anxiety level.It is also used to support healthy immune system and helps to fight against various viruses and bacterial infections. Beside these functions ashwagandha is also known for its other medicinal properties like to reduce high blood sugar and cholesterol level.

Cortisol is the major hormone that is responsible for causing excessive stress and anxiety and this beneficial herbal supplement helps to control the secretion of this hormone. It is also good for both male and female reproductive system. In men it controls the testosterone hormone and promotes fertility. In sufferers of multifocal leukoencephalopathy this herbal supplements helps to increase body muscle mass and helps to strengthen weakened muscles.

Dosage :- you can take 2 capsules twice daily with normal water after meals.

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2. Brahmi Capsules

100% pure extract of herb brahmi is used to prepare this miraculous herbal supplement that is used to bring both physical and mental health of the body.Bacosides are the major chemical compounds present in this herb and these have great effects on brain cells. Herb brahmi also helps to regenerate new brain cells. Anti-oxidant nature of this herb boosts our immune system and also helps to fight against free radicals and toxins.

It protects body and brain cells from the harmful effects of various types of infections. It is used to improve memory and also helps in rejuvenation of new brain cells. This herbal supplement not only works on brain but it is also beneficial for other vital organs of the body. It is also beneficial for promoting good health of liver by stimulating the process of detoxification.

It also helps to maintain normal blood pressure and is also very effective herbal supplement for skin related disorders. Bronchodilator nature of herb used in this herbal product helps to fight against congestion and gives relief to chronic asthmatic sufferers. It is also good for promoting good health of digestive system. It is a great stress buster and good for treating mental conditions like insomnia, seizures and Alzheimer’s disease.

Dosage :- you can take 2 capsules daily after your meals with normal water.

3. Stress Support Capsules

Ashwagandha, tagar and brahmi are the various wonderful herbs that are used to prepare this herbal formulation for healthy and stress free mind. This herb helps to pacify all three doshas but it works miraculously on vata dosha that is the major cause of nervous system related disorders. Herbs used in this herbal supplement possesses multiple medicinal functions and protects our physical and nervous system from risk of serious disorders.

Ashwagandha is anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour, anti-stress and anti-oxidant in nature. Tagar helps to fight against stress and anxiety and it has calming nature that helps to relieve excessive stress naturally. Brahmi is used to improve concentration and lack of memory. Regular use of this herbal formulation helps to improve mental ability and also fight against depression, epilepsy, hallucinations and other brain related conditions.

Dosage :- 2 capsules daily with regular water after taking your meals.

4. Medhya Churna

Medhya churna is prefect herbal blend to improve and to enhance our nervous system naturally. Vacha, ashwagandha, ajmoda, shweta jeerak, Krishna jeerak, sonth, maricha, pippali, patha, shankhpushpi and brahmi are the natural herbs used to prepare this natural powder for healthy nervous system. It is great supplement for healthy nervous system that helps to relieve stress and anxiety. Anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of all the herbs helps to protect both body and mind from the risk of serious problems. This natural product is used to relieve excessive stress and anxiety naturally without any side effects.

Dosage :- 1gram of powder twice daily with normal water after meals.

5. Punarnava Capsules

Punarnava is the major beneficial herb used in the preparation of this wonderful supplement available at planet Ayurveda for healthy brain. It all also offers a wide range of health benefits for other organs of body. Its anti-tumour nature helps to protect brain from the growth of harmful accumulation of cells. This herb is also expectorant, diuretic, stomachic and digestive in nature and fights against serious conditions that are harmful for our internal organs. According to Ayurveda punarnava is very effective nerve rejuvenator and it is used in treatment of nervous weakness and other brain related ill conditions.

Dosage :-2 capsules two times a day after meals with normal water.

6. Musali Strength Capsules

Musali Strength is again pure herbal formulation for healthy brain available at planet Ayurveda. Safed musli and gokshura are the effective herbs used to prepare this wonderful formulation of healthy brain. This formulation miraculously helps in the pacification of three doshas- vata, pitta and kapha. It is also very beneficial formulation for treating male and female reproductive system related problems. It improves sexual strength and libido. It is also good for treating infertility and menstrual problems in females.

Dosage :- 1-2 capsules twice daily after meals with normal water.

All the above mentioned products are good for maintaining natural health of the body and mind. Herbs used in these herbal supplements are natural, pure and do not have any side effects. These herbal supplements are 100% vegetarian. All herbal supplements are free from chemicals, starch, additives, chemicals, preservatives, colours and binders. These products of Planet Ayurveda for healthy nervous system are formulated under the medical supervision of MD doctors.