Ayurvedic Treatment for Anaplastic Ependymoma

Anaplastic Ependymoma

ABOUT ANAPLASTIC EPENDYMOMA

Anaplastic Ependymoma is a rare form of cancer which is characterized by a rapid multiplication of ependymal cells in the central nervous system, including the brain and spinal cord. The ependymal cells which multiply very quickly in Anaplastic Ependymoma are the cells which comprise the ventricles of the brain and the middle part of the spinal cord.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Anaplastic Ependymoma is categorized as 'Grade III Ependymoma.' This particular type of tumor is generally much faster-growing and malignant in comparison to other tumors like Myxopapillary Ependymoma (MPE) which usually occurs in the lower part of the spinal column, and Subependymoma which mostly occurs close to a ventricle.

People of all age-groups can be affected by Ependymomas, though the risk is higher for older adults and children. When the tumor occurs in older adults, it is mostly located in the spinal cord; and when the tumor occurs in children, it is usually located in the brain.

CAUSES / RISK FACTORS OF ANAPLASTIC EPENDYMOMA

The precise reason for the occurrence of Anaplastic Ependymoma is not yet known. However, medical practitioners believe that the rapid multiplication of ependymal cells in these tumors is a result of mutations (changes) in certain genes; specifically, genetic conditions like Turcot syndrome, Hippel-Lindau disease, or neurofibromatosis.

Besides genetic conditions, some other risk factors of linked to Anaplastic Ependymoma are:

  • Exposure to infections, viruses, and allergens
  • Occupational exposures to oil products, rubber, vinyl chloride, solvents, or pesticides
  • Electromagnetic fields resulting from cell phone use or energy from power lines
  • X-rays and treatment with ionizing radiation

SYMPTOMS OF ANAPLASTIC EPENDYMOMA

The symptoms of Anaplastic Ependymoma are mostly dependent on location of the tumor and its size. Nonetheless, some of the common symptoms of this tumor are:

  • Brain seizures
  • Irritability
  • Drowsiness
  • Changes in personality, speech and hearing
  • Memory problems
  • Loss of balance
  • Difficulty with fine motor skills
  • Inability to look upward (pineal tumor)
  • Lactation, altered menstrual periods
  • Headache, fatigue, nausea and vomiting
  • Vision-related problems like blurred vision.

DIAGNOSIS OF ANAPLASTIC EPENDYMOMA

The diagnosis of Anaplastic Ependymoma is confirmed with the help of the following tests:

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Computerized Tomography (CT)
  • Positron emission tomography
  • Myelogram
  • Electroencelography
  • Cerebral arteriogram
  • Blood tests
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Stereotactic biopsy
  • Neurological hearing and vision tests.

HERBAL REMEDIES FOR ANAPLASTIC EPENDYMOMA

Planet Ayurveda offers best combination of effective herbal remedies such Crab Care Pack for ayurvedic treatment of Anaplastic Ependymoma. The remedies are 100% pure without the addition of any chemical, additive or preservatives. As herbs used in these herbal remedies are natural, there is no risk of side effects as compared to modern medicines. Modern medicine provides symptomatic relief only but Ayurveda works on the root cause of the disease.

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. Kachnaar Guggul: 2 tablets to be taken three times in a day with plain water after meals.

Products Description

1. Ashwagandha Capsules

These capsules are prepared from the extract of the ‘Ashwagandha’ herb (Withania somnifera). This herb is an excellent antioxidant, and has proven properties to fight tumors, inflammation, stress, arthritis and cancer. Ashwagandha capsules can improve brain function, inhibit tumor growth, enhance the physical stamina, and rejuvenate the body.

2. Guggul Capsules

Prepared from the pure and standardized extract of Guggul (Commiphora mukul) herb, these capsules have the capability to shrink tumors, cysts and other non-lymphatic growths in the body. In addition, these capsules are also very effective in managing different types of cancers, lymphomas, and lymphatic gland obstructions.

3. Curcumin Capsules

Curcumin capsules have proven anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. For preparing these capsules, the extract of the Turmeric herb (Curcuma longa) is used. When used regularly, Curcumin capsules can effectively manage cancer and tumors, balance the body's 'Vata', 'Pitta' and 'Kapha' energies, and protect the body against the harm caused by free radicals.

4. Tulsi Capsules

Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) is a medicinal plant which is considered one of the best natural remedies for Anaplastic Ependymoma, cancer and auto-immune conditions. The use of Tulsi capsules is also very beneficial in pacifying the body's 'Vata' and 'Kapha' energies. In general, Tulsi capsules are an excellent health supplement, and an effective remedy for managing Anaplastic Ependymoma.

5. Chanderprabha Vati

This wonderful herbal product -- in the form of tablets -- is prepared from a number of potent herbs which together work as an effective detoxifying formulation for Anaplastic Ependymoma, and are helpful in strengthening the body, treating weakness and maintaining physical endurance. The herbs from which these tablets are prepared are: Shilajit (Asphaltum), Karpoor (Cinnamomum camphora), Vacha (Acorus calamus), Mustak (Cyprus rotundus), Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Shunthi (Zingiber officinalis), Dalchini (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), Haridra (Curcuma longa), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Vidanga (Embelia ribes), Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Chavya (Piper chaba), Maricha (Piper nigrum), Pippali (Piper longum), Ela (Elettaria cardamomum), Danti (Baliospermum montanum), and Tejpatta (Cinnamomum tamala). In addition to these herbs, Chanderprapha Vati tablets also contain Sharkara (Sugar), Suvarchal Lavan (Sodium sulphate), Yavkshaar (Potassium carbonate), Sarjikashaar (Sodium carbonate), Vida Lavan (Black salt), and Saindhav (Lavan Rock salt).

6. Kanchnaar Guggul

This amazing herbal product -- in tablet form -- is very beneficial in managing Anaplastic Ependymoma and other kinds of tumors, as well as malignant cancers, inflammation of lymph nodes, and lymphatic vessel blockages. The herbs from which Kanchnaar Guggul tablets are prepared include: Kanchnar (Bauhinia Variegata), Pippali (Piper longum), Marich (Piper nigrum), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), Varun (Crataeva nurvala), Shudh Guggul (Commiphora weightii), Twak (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), and Tejpatra (Eletteria cardamomum).

FINAL WORD

The above-mentioned Ayurvedic formulations are very beneficial for the patients of Anaplastic Ependymoma. These formulations can provide relief from the symptoms of the tumor, and can be safely used along with the traditional therapies and surgery.

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