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Few or one of these above symptom present muscular distrophy, take medical advice from SEVA-DHAM Plus.
The muscular dystrophies (MD) are a group a group of genetic diseases characterized by progressive weakness and degeneration of the skeletal or voluntary muscles which control movement.
The muscles of the heart and some other involuntary muscles are also affected in some forms of muscular dystrophy, and a few forms involve other organs as well.
The symptoms of muscular dystrophy are the result of a deterioration of the body's muscles. This deterioration is due to the death of the muscle cells and muscle tissues and leads to ongoing muscle wasting and muscle weakness.
Muscular dystrophy progresses and gets worse over time eventually. This results in difficulty walking, disability, the need for leg and hand braces, and ultimately the use of a wheelchair.
There is no fixed pattern of loss of muscles functioning. Few people might have problem in walking and other movements of hands and feet while other might find difficulty in breathing as the first sign of loss of muscle working. With progressive muscular loss; there will be loss of functions also.
Ayurveda considers this condition as Mamsa-vata-kshaya impairments of Mamsagni (muscle enzyme). It involves deranged Vata and subsequent degeneration of muscles and structures related to it.
As the root cause of this problem is defect in the genetic configuration, correction of the genetic configuration should be the proper treatment but there is no way to change the genetic configuration of a person. So what we can do is minimizing the severity of the problem, helping in muscle growth and improving quality of life of the concerned fellow.
No doubt there is no clear cut description of Muscular dystrophy in Ayurveda; even than Ayurveda can help a lot in Muscular dystrophy. Ayurveda always thinks about the body as a whole not in parts so when we explore Ayurveda for treatment of muscular dystrophy.
Ayurvedic Treatment for Muscular Dystrophy will involve the pacification of the aggravation of the Vata Dosha which is resulting in loss of Mansa Dhatu (Muscular tissue).
So Ayurvedic management of Muscular Dystrophy will involve ensuring proper nutrition to the muscle tissue and to correct the fire component related with the Muscular tissue of the body ensuring proper nutrition to whole body in general and to the muscles in particular; maintaining a good range of movement of all the joints of the body and strengthening the muscles.
In spite of the various treatment modalities available, Ayurveda has proved or stands to be one of the most effective treatment methodologies for the best possible recovery in Muscular Dystrophy condition.
Gentle yogasanas and breathing exercises strengthen muscles, elongates the spine and promotes good Neuro-muscular fitness.