We providing Ayurvedic treatment of rheumatoid arthritis trying to reduce inflammation in the body while restoring the metabolism to its natural state. This helps stabilizing the condition of the patient by reducing the pain, swelling and other symptoms. Once the patient is stable, we ask the patients to follow the lifestyle changes suggested during their stay and continue taking the oral medication by following up with us every week or every alternate week.
Early stage rheumatoid arthritis : It is defined based on the symptoms such as constipation, loss of appetite, tiredness, slight morning stiffness and pain in only one of the joints. Excessive hunger can be seen only in some cases of early stage rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis might not be detectable in early stage by just pathological reports making it a difficult task to diagnose at this point.
Early stage treatment: Ayurvedic treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in early stage focuses on fasting which helps in increasing the rate of detoxification. Oral medicine is given to improve digestion, fasting along with oral medication helps improve the tissue mechanism hence restoring the immune system.
Subsequent stage rheumatoid arthritis: Once the patient makes a transition from early stage of rheumatoid arthritis to the subsequent stage of rheumatoid arthritis, the inflammation can spread to multiple joints resulting in the pain to appear at multiple joints. In subsequent stages rheumatoid arthritis can be detected pathologically with medical reports like CBC-ESR, RA Factor test, etc. In such cases, Ayurvedic treatment for Rheumatoid arthritis can cure patients with difficulty. In severe deformities permanent damage is afflicted on the joints which is nearly incurable condition and can only be managed to improve the quality of life by reducing the symptoms.
Subsequent stage treatment: Ayurvedic treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in subsequent stages is a mix of panchakarma procedures and herbs focusing on Shaman oushadhis (oral medication), Shodhana (elimination therapy) etc. Panchakarma procedures are given to arrest the degeneration process and restore the immune system. Herbal formulation along with kashayams like Ashtavargam possessing properties to nourish the joints and cartilages are given to the patients as Ayurvedic treatment for Rheumatoid arthritis in subsequent stages.