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Muscular Dystrophy/Myopathy


Date :07-Nov-2020

What is Muscular Dystrophy?

Muscular diseases encompass many ailments that can impair the functioning of muscles. Muscular Dystrophy is the disease of the muscles. They are progressive disorders of the muscles where limb-girdle, facial and even the heart muscles can get affected and become frail and weak. Through this disease can happen at any age, it is mostly diagnosed in childhood. Mostly, young boys develop muscular dystrophy/ myopathy more often than girls.

What are the common symptoms of Muscular Dystrophy?

There are around 30 types of muscular dystrophy, and though they vary in the symptoms and the severity, the most common ones have been listed below:

  • Loss of reflexes
  • Trouble in walking, standing up
  • Poor posture
  • Swallowing problems
  • Frequent falls
  • Muscle cramps
  • Poor motor control
  • Drooping muscles in the face
  • Slanted shoulders

Role of Ayurveda

With Ayurvedic methodology, along with the use of scientifically tested herbs, diet and yoga holistic treatment has been possible. There have been many strong pieces of evidences that show the benefits of such practises among children and adults alike.

Described as ‘mamasashosha’ muscular dystrophy is caused because of ‘vata dosh’ and ‘sapta dhatus’, elements that help in maintaining the structure of the body. In this condition, there is a rise in mamas death ‘agni’ that causes muscle destruction. To manage it, ‘pita dosha’ has to be balanced and proper nutrition is to be provided to the muscles.

Why Vaidya Healthcare?

At Vaidya Healthcare, apart from panchakarma therapies, we also offer yogic support and oral medications. These treatments help in removing toxins from the body, rejuvenate the body cells and also balance the doshas. Our yoga and meditation sessions improve blood circulation in the body and thus improve all the vital body functions.

At our healthcare, we offer a secure and efficacious treatment that can reduce the muscle weakness caused by muscular dystrophy, which helps in turning down stress on muscles, lessens pain and stiffness and aids in building new muscles.

Blog reviewed by: Dr. Kiran B Nair
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