Ayurvedic Treatment of Neurofibromatosis Syndrome

Neurofibromatosis Syndrome

About Neurofibromatosis Syndrome

Neurofibromatosis syndrome is a genetic disorder which causes tumors to form on the nerve tissue. These tumors can develop anywhere i.e. in the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These tumors are usually benign (non-cancerous) but sometimes can become cancerous (malignant). Symptoms of neurofibromatosis are often mild.

Types of Neurofibromatosis Syndrome

There are 3 types of neurofibromatosis each with different signs and symptoms.

1. Neurofibromatosis 1

Neurofibromatosis 1 (NF 1) usually appears in childhood. Signs are often evident at birth or almost by the age of 10.

Signs and symptoms of NF 1 include:

  • Flat and light brown spots on the skin: These are harmless spots which are found commonly in many people. These are usually present at the time of birth or appear during the first years of life and then stabilise.
  • Soft bumps on or under the skin (neurofibromas): These are benign tumors which are usually develop in or under the skin but can also grow inside the body. Sometimes, this type of growth may involve multiple nerves (plexiform neurofibroma).
  • Freckling in the armpits or in the groin area: This kind of freckling usually appears between the age group of 3-5.
  • Tiny bumps on the iris of the eye: These are harmless nodules which can't be easily seen by the naked eye and don't affect the vision.
  • Tumor of the optic nerve: This kind of tumor usually appears by the age 3, rarely in late childhood but never seen in adults.
  • Larger than average head size: Children suffering from NF 1 tend to have larger average head size due to increased brain volume.
  • Learning disabilities: Impaired thinking skills are common in children suffering from NF1 but these symptoms are usually mild.

2. Neurofibromatosis 2

Neurofibromatosis 2 (NF 2) is not common. The signs and symptoms of NF2 usually result from the development of benign, slow growing tumors in both the ears. This condition is also known as vestibular schwannomas as these tumors grow on the nerve that carries sound and balance the information from the inner ear to the brain.

The signs and symptoms of NF2 usually appear in the early adult years and can vary in severity.

Signs and symptoms include:

  • Numbness or weakness in the arms or legs
  • Difficulty in balancing
  • Facial drop
  • Vision problems like the development of cataracts
  • Pain

3. Schwannomatosis

It is a rare type of neurofibromatosis that usually affects people not in the childhood but after the age of 20 years. In Schwannomatosis, tumors develop on cranial (skull), peripheral or spinal nerves but it does not involve the nerve that is responsible for carrying sound and balance information from the inner ear to the brain. The tumors doesn't grow on both the hearing nerves so schwannomatosis doesn't cause the hearing loss which is experienced by NF2 patients.

Signs and symtoms of Schwannomatosis include:

  • Loss of muscle
  • Numbness or weakness in various parts of the body.

Causes of Neurofibromatosis Syndrome

Neurofibromatosis is caused by the genetic defects that are hereditary.

Diagnosis of Neurofibromatosis Syndrome

NF1 can be diagnosed by physical examination. A physical examination as well as family history is important for the diagnosis of NF2.

Treatment of Neurofibromatosis Syndrome

According to modern medicine, Neurofibromatosis cannot be cured but treatment can be done for its signs and symptoms but Planet Ayurveda offers effective herbal remedies for ayurvedic treatment of neurofibromatosis syndrome. These herbal remedies cures the disease naturally without any side effects at all.

Herbal Remedies for Neurofibromatosis Syndrome by Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda provides best combination of effective herbal remedies such as Crab Care Pack for ayurvedic treatment of neurofibromatosis syndrome. These herbal remedies are prepared from using best quality herbs and strictly follow the principles of Ayurveda. All these herbal remedies of Planet Ayurveda are 100 percent pure, natural and vegetarian. These are free from chemicals, additives and preservatives. These are safe to use as these are free from side effects.

Dosage:-

  1. Ashwagandha Capsules: 2 capsules to be taken two times in a day with plain water after meals.
  2. Guggul capsules: 2 capsules to be taken two times in a day with plain water after meals.
  3. Curcumin Capsules: 2 capsules to be taken two times in a day with plain water after meals.
  4. Tulsi Capsules: 2 capsules to be taken two times in a day with plain water after meals.
  5. Chanderprabha Vati: 2 tablets to be taken three times in a day with plain water after meals.
  6. Kanchnaar Guggul: 2 tablets to be taken three times in a day with plain water after meals.

Products Description

1. Ashwagandha Capsules

Ashwagandha capsules are prepared from the pure extract of Withania somnifera. It is regarded as one of the best herbal tonic. Ashwagandha is also known as 'Winter Cherry'. These capsules help in improving the body's ability to maintain physical effort and also helps the body to adapt various types of stress. These capsules help in proper nourishment of the cells as well as tissues thus help in maintaining healthy growth of the cells. Regular use of Ashwagandha capsules brings strength to the muscles and enhance mental and physical stamina.

2. Guggul Capsules

Guggul capsules are prepared from the plant extract Commiphora mukul and is rich in gugglosterones. This herb is considered as an excellent muscle pain reliever. These capsules support healthy cell growth.

3. Curcumin Capsules

Curcumin Capsules of Planet Ayurveda have shown efficacy in treating various ailments. Curcumin capsules of Planet Ayurveda contain pure herbal extract of standardised curcumin. Curcuminoids present in turmeric are capable of preventing free radical formation as well as neutralising the existing free radicals.

4. Tulsi Capsules

Tulsi capsules of Planet Ayurveda are prepared from the pure extract of herb Ocimum sanctum. Tulsi or Holy basil originated from India. In India, it is considered as a sacred herb. It has immense health benefits. Tulsi capsules are anti-cancer as they prevent the formation of free radicals in the body. These are powerful stress buster too. These capsules are prophylactic against the negative effects of environmental toxins including cancer.

5. Chanderprabha Vati

Chanderprabha Vati is an Ayurvedic herbal formulation used in Ayurvedic medicine since ages. It is used in the disturbed metabolism of Kapha as well as Vata doshas such as fibroids, cysts, tumors, general weakness etc. This medicine has multiple health benefits that work on the entire system rather than working on one body system only.

6. Kanchnaar Guggul

The main ingredient of Kanchnaar Guggul is the kanchnaar bark (Bauhinia variegata). Other herbs include Triphala, Trikatu which are considered as detoxifying herbs and help in penetrating the medicine into the cells and the system. The bark of Kanchnaar tree has been found to be effective in tumors of all kinds, fibroids, cysts, goitre etc.

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