What is Alzheimer’s Disease?
Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that causes the degeneration of brain cells. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks.
As the disease becomes chronic the person with Alzheimer’s disease will develop severe memory impairment and losses the ability to carry out everyday tasks.
In most people, symptoms appear after the age of 65. But if the symptoms appear early and are diagnosed before then, it is referred to as early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
If it is left untreated, then there will be severe loss of brain function — such as dehydration, malnutrition or infection and also results in death.
What are the causes of Alzheimer’s disease?
The exact cause of Alzheimer’s disease is not fully understood, but scientists believed that it is caused by a combination of genetic, lifestyle, and environmental factors that affect the brain cells to function normally. The increasing or decreasing causes increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s and may differ from person to person.
What are the stages of Alzheimer’s disease?
There are three main stages:
- Preclinical stage (before symptoms appear)
- Mild cognitive impairment, (mild symptoms)
The stage starts from a state of no impairment and then through mild and moderate decline and eventually reaches to “very severe decline.”
What are the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease?
Memory loss is the main symptom of Alzheimer’s disease. In an early stage of the disease it is difficult for remembering recent events or conversations. As the disease progresses, memory impairment gets worsen and there is a development of other symptoms.
- The trouble with familiar daily tasks
- Difficulties with solving the problems
- The trouble with reading or writing
- Becoming disoriented about times or places
- Decreased judgment
- Decreased personal hygiene
- Personality changes
- Withdrawal from friends, family, and community
What is the Panchakarma Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease?
The panchakarma therapies provide long-lasting results and increase the efficacy of Ayurvedic medicines. Chandigarh Ayurved Centre is providing you the best Ayurvedic treatment along with the Panchakarma procedures that have been used in Ayurveda for many ages. The panchakarma procedures that are effective in Alzheimer’s patients are mentioned below:
- Shastik Shali Pind Sweda: In this procedure, the shastika shali rice is cooked in kwatha & dugdha and tie time in pottlis. After that massage is done over the whole body with this medicated rice.
- Bruhan Basti: This procedure is a type of enema that provides a nutritive function to the body as it helps in the cleansing process.
- Ksheerabala Anuvasana Basti: In this procedure, the enema is given with the Ksheerabal oil in a very small quantity.
- Shirodhara: This procedure is done with the medicated oil in which oil is poured over the forehead slowly. It calms down the brain and improves its functioning.
- Nasya: In this procedure, medicated smoking is done to open the obstructed channels for maintaining brain functioning.
These procedures provide a very effective result in Alzheimer’s patients.
What is the Ayurvedic Treatment for Alzheimer Disease?
Chandigarh Ayurved Centre is providing you the best Ayurvedic kit that works on not only the symptoms but also the root cause of the disease known as “Alzheimer’s Go Kit”. This kit comprises of 5 Ayurvedic formulations named as- Brahmi Vati, Brodley Syrup, Nerve up tablet, Tagaradi Churna, and Brain Relaxant Churna.
Description of products:
1. Brahmi Vati:
Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) is the most wonderful herb that has been used in Ayurveda for many ages for the treatment of brain-related issues. Its herbal extract is used for the formation of the tablets. These tablets are considered as the best brain tonic that maintains brain functioning. It supports mental clarity by making perfect coordination between the neurons. These tablets also treat depression and various other stress-related disorders. Because of its calming nature it helps to deal with Alzheimer patients.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily.
2. Brodley Syrup:
Brodley Syrup contains ingredients like Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus pluricaulis), Yashti madhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra), Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri), Jatamansi (Nardostachys jatamansi), Dhania (Coriandrum sativum), Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Saunf (Foeniculum vulgare), etc. These herbs help to improve the memory and hence, it deals with the signs and symptoms related to Alzheimer patients.
Recommended Dosage: Take 2 teaspoonful twice daily.
3. Nerve up tablet:
Nerve up tablets reduces the kapha dosha and balances the vata dosha. It acts as a nervine stimulant that provides strength to the nerves. It also improves the functioning of the central nervous system because it contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchala, shudha shilajit, abhrak bhasma, praval pishti, shankh bhasma, etc that are very effective. These tablets also cure the symptoms related to Alzheimer’s disease.
Recommended Dosage– Take 1 tablet twice daily.
4. Tagaradi Churna:
Tagar (Valeriana wallichii) is the main herb used for the preparation of this churna that calms the brain and provides strength to the nerves. It also treats neurological and psychological related disorders. This herbal churna regulates brain activities and deals with depression and Alzheimer’s disease in a natural way.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 teaspoonful twice daily.
5. Brain Relaxant Churna:
Brain Relaxant Churna is formulated with the herb Atmagupta (Mucuna pruriens) that strengthens the nerve cell functioning and supports the brain functions. It shows wonderful results in Alzheimer’s disease and cures it.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 teaspoonful twice daily.