Ayurvedic Treatment of Retinitis Pigmentosa by Prakash Nethralaya and Panchkarma Kendra
Created - 21 Dec 2015Last Modified - 13 Jun 2019
Retinitis Pigmentosa is an inherited disease that is transferred from one generation to the other. In other words these are the autosomal dominant diseases which gradually destroy the retinal cells causing night blindness which will finally result in loss of eyesight. Its symptoms are night blindness, vision loss, and sometimes hearing loss.
The different kinds of treatments of this disease include stem cell therapy by making use of the life sciences. It's not fully developed and has many disadvantages as it destroys the embryo. The other kind of treatment which makes use of herbs and Ayurveda is at its developing stage. In this, the symptoms of Retinitis Pigmentosa are treated and the process of degeneration is stopped or reversed. The medicines like Saptamrut-Loh, Tapyadi-Loh, Punarnavadi-Guggulu, Punarnavadi-Mandur, Trayodashang-Guggulu, Guggulu, Triphala-Ghrut, Yashtimadhuk-Ghrut and many others are used to treat the vision problems of the patients. Herbal medicines including Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Pippali (Piper longum), Shatavari (Asperagus racemosus), Yashtimadhuk Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa), Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris), Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Musta (Cyperus rotundus), Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) etc are used for the cure.
Along with these herbal medicines special kind of Panchkarma procedure is also used which is known as Akshi-Tarpan. It is an important part of the treatment process of RP. Here, a special kind of paste is applied on the defected eyes and Triphala-Ghrut, Yashtimadhuk-Ghrut medications are applied over the eyes such that they completely get submerged in these herbal medicines just. After few minutes it is removed from the eyes and cleaning of eyelids are done. This procedure helps in recovering the vision and making it better.
Patients should be educated on RP and proper knowledge regarding the precautions medicines should be given to them. Along with this the precautions which should be taken by the patients suffering from Retinitis Pigmentosa is taken into concern. The needed exercises, the proper food diet should be pointed. There are several advanced equipments which are recommended to the patients which help them to restore their vision and make it better. Patients and the family members should be made aware regarding this disease.
For further information, visit Prakash Nethralaya and Panchkarma Kendra for the treatment of Retinitis Pigmentosa has to be visited. It will give you all the information regarding the procedures, herbal medicines, treatments, cure and also the important centers.