Multiple sclerosis or MS is an autoimmune disease wherein the insulation of the nerve cell fibers of the brain and spinal cord are damaged, causing disturbances of the central nervous system. Symptoms depend on the part of nerve which has deteriorated. As a result, there is weakness or loss of control of limbs, recurring facial palsy and gradual loss in vision.
In Ayurveda, this condition is seen as an energy disorder of the body. Improper digestion and assimilation of food leads to the formation of toxins and their accumulation in the body. These toxins cause blockages and obstruct the movement of certain body energies, resulting in neuro-muscular disorders.
Ayurvedic treatment for Multiple sclerosis involves the removal of toxins and restoration of digestive fire with the use of herbal remedy. Proper diet and lifestyle changes are also recommended in addition to herbal concoctions to ensure proper functioning of the nervous system.
Ayurvedic treatment for multiple sclerosis takes a comprehensive approach in natural health care to remove the imbalances in the body. There are other complementary therapies that can help to reduce the symptoms of multiple sclerosis. These include homeopathy, acupuncture and acupressure. It is also important to incorporate lifestyle changes such as a healthy diet, exercise and proper rest as much as possible in order to deal with the problem of multiple sclerosis.
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