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Alternative therapies in multiple sclerosis

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Dr Shashikant
Fusion Integrated Medicine
Gunam Hospital Hosur

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Alternative therapies in multiple sclerosis

  1. 1. Ayurveda and Yoga Trials Fusion Integrated Medicine and Wellness 302,3rd Floor ,Gunam Super Speciality Hospital Hosur,TamilNadu & City Centers of Bangalore Dr Shashikant S K
  2. 2. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory disease in which the fatty myelin sheaths around the axons of the brain and spinal cord are damaged, leading to demyelination and scarring as well as a broad spectrum of signs and symptoms. Disease onset usually occurs in young adults, and it is more common in females.
  3. 3. MS treatments are only partially effective. Personal testimonials are extremely powerful. Many people believe “Safe…natural…healthy… effective…” and distrust the effects of mainstream medicine. It feels good to “take charge” of a chronic, unpredictable disease.
  4. 4. Usual Recommendation for Multiple Sclerosis patients Consider conventional medicine first Learn about effectiveness, safety, cost Discuss it with your physician Use caution (“buyer beware”) Remember: MS involves excessive immune activity; no need to “boost” immune system”
  5. 5. Ayurvedic treatment for Multiple Sclerosis is mainly aimed at arresting / slowing down the progress of the illness and helping alleviate the symptoms. Yoga is Used as an adjuvant to prevent stress and induce deeper relaxation and tissue repair Fusion Integrated Medicine Unit’s Ayurveda and Yoga analysis the traditional analysis of the three Doshas, Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Diet and lifestyle are used with food supplements to bring the Dosha into balance and avoid illness.
  6. 6. Multiple sclerosis patients treated with ’Sneha vasthi”, ‘pizhichil’ and ‘sirodhara’ – three highly rejuvenative and healing treatments for the nerves have shown marked results
  7. 7. Diet low in saturated fat and enriched in polyunsaturated fatty acids (may suppress immune system) Acupuncture: anxiety, bladder; depression; pain; sleep Massage: anxiety, pain, depression; pain; spasticity Meditation: anxiety, pain, depression, pain Exercise (T’ai chi; yoga): fatigue; anxiety, depression; weakness; walking Cooling: fatigue; spasticity; walking Biofeedback: anxiety; pain; sleep; bladder
  8. 8. Alfalfa Ashwagandha Astragalus Cat’s claw Garlic Licorice Melatonin Oligomeric proanthocyanidins Pycnogenol Saw palmetto Selenium Stinging nettle Vitamin A Zinc
  9. 9. For Further Consultation and Details Dr Shashikant and Team 302,3rd Floor Fusion Integrated Medicine & Wellness Center Gunam Super Speciality Hospital Hosur drshashikantsk@gmail.com 919945596822
  10. 10. For Further Consultation and Details Dr Shashikant and Team 302,3rd Floor Fusion Integrated Medicine & Wellness Center Gunam Super Speciality Hospital Hosur drshashikantsk@gmail.com 919945596822

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