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Ankylosing spondylitis: causes and treatments

There is no treatment for ankylosing spondylitis in modern medicine. However, Ayurveda goes deep into the root cause of the problem and provides long term relief with personalised medicines, herbal home remedies as well as right and lifestyle recommendations which compliment the ankylosing spondylitis treatment. To understand how Ayurveda treats spondylitis disease, it is first important to realise the approach it takes in order to provide the root cause solution for spondylitis arthritis another similar joint disorders. But first, let us understand the causes behind ankylosing spondylitis.

Ayurvedic perspective of spondylitis

According to Ayurveda, ankylosing spondylitis is caused when vata dosa becomes Aggravated in the body. This leads to blockage of the body energy channels as well as lymphatic system, which prevents the flow of toxins and waste materials out of the body. As a result, toxins start to accumulate within the body and become lodged in between the joints which results in pain, inflation and stiffness.

Modern medicine’s take on the cause

According to modern medicine, ankylosing spondylitis is an autoimmune disorder which is seen mostly in people of a certain genetic makeup. People with HLAB27 gene are most likely to suffer from ankylosing spondylitis sooner or later in their life. However, it is important to remember that not everybody with the said gene is likely to develop the disease. Those that consume spicy and incompatible foods, Lead a very sedentary lifestyle, or exert a lot of pressure on the joints eventually become patients of ankylosing spondylitis arthritis.

How ankylosing spondylitis affects the body?

Patients who have ankylosing spondylitis start experiencing pain and stiffness in the lower helps, particularly after waking up in the morning or after periods of sitting in the same position for long periods of time. As the disease progresses, symptoms become even more worse and flare up at regular or irregular intervals. The joint between the base of the spine and the pelvis start fusing together and it may also affect the cartilage between the ribcage and breast bone. Many people have also complained of hip and shoulder joint pains in ankylosing spondylitis.

In certain special cases, patients of ankylosing spondylitis also complain of difficulty in breathing because the disease starts affecting the heart and lungs , as well as other parts of the body such as the eye an adrenal glands. Fatigue, fever and loss of appetite are other common symptoms of the problem that have been observed by Jiva Ayurveda doctors in the last 27 years.

Ayurvedic treatment Vs. Contemporary treatment

Contemporary medicine text the approach of managing the symptoms of the disorder with the help of drugs such as steroids an Alpha blockers. These are injected into the patient periodic Lee to reduce inflammation of the joints . However, it is unknown fact that stay raw is an Alpha blockers have other health repercussions, and more importantly the disease starts relapsing as soon as steroids or Alpha blockers are stopped. The treatment is very expensive, and it is riddled with side effects. In severe cases where steroids or Alpha blockers do not work, or the deformity has reached an advanced stage then surgery is also advised.

On the other hand, Ayurveda takes a holistic approach for ankylosing spondylitis treatment.

Why choose Ayurvedic treatment for ankylosing spondylitis?

  1. Natural And herbal approach: unlike the use of strong chemicals, steroids and side effect heavy medications, Ayurveda takes a completely natural and herbal approach that uses plants, roots and leaves to give you the same amount of relief without the risk of any side effects.
  2. Holistic, 360 degree treatment: our weight goes beyond just medicines and dive deep into the root causes of the problem which is inevitably faulty diet and lifestyle combined with genetic predisposition , with the help of a completely customised diet and lifestyle plan. This special approach provided in ayurveda makes the treatment more effective compared to a single-attack approach taken in contemporary medicine.
  3. Lifelong Wellness support: The most important aspect of Ayurvedic treatment for ankylosing spondylitis is the fact that it goes beyond just the treatment phase of the disease and provides a lifelong support plan that the patient can follow and not just prevent relapse of the problem, as well as improve their overall health and wellness in the long run.

Are home remedies good for you?

Many people rely heavily on home remedies for spondylitis disease treatment. But there are very high limitations to this approach. First, home remedies that are found generally on the Internet offer a very generalized solution, which does not go deep into the root cause of the problem. Secondly, home remedies are not individualised for every unique patient. According to Ayurveda, every individual has a delicate and unique balance of subtle energies which must be taken into account when planning the disease treatment for any disorder, including ankylosing spondylitis. Therefore, it is very important that you realise the shortcoming of home remedy for a health disorder such as ankylosing spondylitis and immediately consult an expert doctor for personalised medicines and counselling.

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