ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT FOR PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION
High blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries is known as Pulmonary arterial hypertension. Pulmonary arteries are the blood vessels which carry out oxygen-poor blood from heart to the lungs. This condition is quite dangerous because it disrupts the blood flow through heart and lungs.
High blood pressure in pulmonary arteries tends to cause arteries to become narrow. Due to which the heart starts to work harder to pump oxygen-poor blood to lungs. Over a period of time the condition damages the heart and causes problems in entire body. If not managed properly this condition can be life-threatening.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION?
Some of the common factors that contributes in the development of this condition includes :Genetic mutationsCongenital heart diseaseLiver diseaseGlycogen storage diseasesHIVLupusPulmonary capillary hemangiomatosisSchistosomiasisPortal hypertensionPulmonary veno-occlusive diseaseSclerodermaCertain drugs like methamphetamine
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION?
The most common symptoms experienced by individual with pulmonary arterial hypertension includes :FatigueDizziness and fainting spellsIncreased shortness of breathEdema in feet, legs and eventually the abdomen and neckHeart palpitationsChest painCoughHoarsenessLips and fingers turning blueFeeling less hungry than usual
WHAT ARE THE COMPLICATIONS OF PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION?
If not treated properly this condition can lead to development of other health complications. The complications includes :Heart failureArrhythmiasHemoptysisHypoxemic Respiratory FailureSyncopePulmonary EmbolismLeft Main Compression Syndrome
WHAT AYURVED SAYS ABOUT PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION?
In Ayurved Pulmonary arterial hypertension develop due to over accumulation of Kapha dosha. Kapha dosha is said to be seated in the lungs and increase in kapha is due to low digestive fire at the level of Rasa Dhatu. The increase kapha dosha causes vitiation of the vata dosha and leads to development of Pulmonary arterial hypertension.
The focus of Ayurveda is to balance the vitiated doshas and eliminate the blockages in the path of blood flow.
HERBS FOR PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION :ShunthiArjunaPunarnavaBharangiMarichaPippliSahjanDalchini
PANCHKARMA FOR PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION :VirechanShirodharaShirolepamHrudya lepamHrudya vasti
CHANDIGARH AYURVED CENTRE MEDICATION FOR TREATMENT OF PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION :
1. Nerve up tablet:
These tablets are pure ayurvedic formulation. Nerve up tablets help in balancing the vata doshas and kapha dosha. It acts as nervine stimulant. It shows effective results in improving the central nervous system. It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchala, shudha shilajeet, praval pishti, shankh bhasma etc. This tablet helps in Backache, knee pain, headache, bronchitis, depression. It shows carminative, analgesics, and anti-inflammatory medicinal properties to prevent several health problems. It reduces the cholesterol level in the body naturally especially triglycerides & provide good results in pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Recommended Dosage- Take 1 tablet twice daily.
2. Cough Go Tablets:
These herbal tablets are beneficial in cough, cold, bronchitis, & other respiratory disorders. Cough Go Tablets are ayurvedic formulation containing Sonth (Zingiber officinale), Mulethi (Glycyrrhiza glabra), Pippali (Piper longum), Kali mirch (Piper nigrum), etc. All these ingredients show antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, bronchodilator, & expectorant properties. This is very beneficial in fever due to phlegm and treats the chronic cough. It helps in reducing cough, headache, rhinitis, etc.
Recommended Dosage- Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.
3. Panchasakar Churna:
This is an ayurvedic remedy that mainly consists of five ingredients like Shunti, Haritaki, Pippali, Trivrit, and Sauvarchala lavana. It mainly acts as a Vata-kaphahara. By its detoxification properties it helps in elimination of the toxins from the body and reduces swelling of ankles, legs, etc.
Recommended Dosage -Take 1 teaspoonful daily with warm water at bedtime.
4. Kapha Powder:
This powder contains a mixture of natural herbs that are very beneficial in reducing the symptoms of pulmonary hypertension. The powder contains - Gandhak rasayan, Yavakshar, Shwet parpati, Sudhyog, Jahar mohra etc. This formulation mainly helps in reducing the chest pain, fatigue, dizziness, chronic cough, etc.
Recommended Dosage- Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water.
5. Trikatu Tablet:
Trikatu tablet stimulates the enzyme activity that is responsible for healthy digestio. This tablet is made up of equal parts of three herbs such as Pippali (Piper longum), Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), & Marich (Piper nigrum) that maintains the metabolism in the body. Ayurveda for enhancing effects and increasing the absorption of Ayurvedic medicine. Other properties of the tablet have an anti-inflammatory, fat burner, hypolipidemic, etc.
Recommended Dosage- Take 1 tablet twice daily before meal.
6. Makar rasayan:
It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchla, guduchi satva, shudha shilajeet, ras sindoor, moonga bhasma, shankh bhasma, praval pishti etc. These ingredients shows antioxidant, aphrodisiac, analgesic and immune modulator properties. It helps to rejuvenate body tissues and act as an immune modulator, Immunity booster, Improves vitality, improves the overall health of an individual, Act on Central Nervous System, Help reduces stress and anxiety.
Recommended Dosage- Take 1 tablet twice daily.