Addison’s disease from the point of view of Ayurveda
Addison's disease is also known as Hypocortisolism . It is a kind of hormonal disorder that affects the endocrine system of the body and causes less production of steroid hormones by the adrenal glands. It is an uncommon disorder that occurs when your body doesn't produce enough hormones. In Addison's disease adrenal glands, that located just above your kidneys, produce too little cortisol and, often, too little aldosterone. Signs and symptoms may include - Extreme fatigue, weight loss and decreased appetite, darkening of your skin (hyperpigmentation), low blood pressure, even fainting, salt craving, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), nausea, diarrhea or vomiting (gastrointestinal symptoms), abdominal pain, muscle or joint pains, irritability, depression or other behavioral symptoms, body hair loss or sexual dysfunction in women
How Ayurvedic doctors treat Addison’s disease
Ayurveda, one of a powerful system of healing, provides a natural way to cure any diseases, including Addison’s diseases. Ayurveda believes that any health problem occurs when there is imbalance in dosha or doshas. Ayurveda helps to balance the aggravated doshas and thereby helps in the management of the disease. Panchkarma procedures are the most important process in the body’s path to cleansing. The necessary therapies are determined by the Ayurvedic doctor. Balancing of doshas not only involves Ayurvedic medicines, but also a healthy diet and a healthy living style too. Exercise is also given equal importance by Ayurveda in order to maintain a healthy body.
Ayurveda has prepared effective combination of herbs which not only treat the condition but also help in preventing its recurrence. Supplements are pure containing natural extracts without any additives or chemicals some of Ayurvedic formulations – Navkarshik Churna, Gotukola Capsules, Kanchnar Guggul, Boswellia Curcumin, Ashwagandha, Curcumin capsules or powder.
The use of any medicine is not recommended without the advice and approval of an Ayurvedic doctor.
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Tips for effective Ayurvedic treatment of Addison’s disease:
- natural, healthy fats – coconuts and coconut oil, butter, avocado, nuts, seeds, and olive oil
- vegetables, especially all leafy greens and cruciferous veggies like cauliflower, broccoli, Brussels sprouts
- salmon, mackerel or sardines provide anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids
- sea vegetables like kelp and seaweed (high in iodine to support thyroid health)
- Himalayan sea salt
high-fiber foods like berries, chia seeds, flaxseeds and starchy veggies