Myelin sheaths are the fatty tissues that help in protecting the nerve cells and it is one of the important parts of the central nervous system. It helps in carrying the message from the brain to the rest of the body. When these sheaths are healthy they are quick in receiving and sending the signals. But if you have any problem regarding the sheath then you might suffer from low immunity. Transverse Myelitis is one of them where the spinal cord becomes inflamed and is an autoimmune disease. In this article, we are going to discuss Transverse myelitis more in detail along with its herbal treatment.
What Is Transverse Myelitis?
Transverse myelitis is an inflammatory disease where both or one section of the spinal cord is inflamed. It is a neurological disorder that destroys the material covering the myelin sheath which helps in covering the spinal nerve fibers. The damage will cause harm to nerves present underneath and once it happens it is harder for them to send signals to all over parts of the body. Over 4.6 out of every 1 million individuals are affected by transverse myelitis including both men and women. The disease can occur at any stage of life including the age group of 10 to 40 years and maybe more.
What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of The Disease?
It took almost a few hours to days or weeks for the development of transverse myelitis. Transverse myelitis affects both the spinal cord as well as lower parts of the body and here are the signs as well as symptoms including
There may be the presence of sudden pain in the lower limbs. Intense shooting pain is felt in the arms, legs, and around the chest as well as the abdomen. The symptoms might differ depending on the affected part of the spinal cord.
2. Weakness in the legs as well as arms
There is intense heaviness in the legs and the patient might drag the foot. While some may also develop paralysis as well as weakness.
3. Abnormal sensation
Some people may also suffer from sensations like coldness, burning, tingling, and numbness. There are patients who are extremely sensitive to light touch and even heat or cold. It might feel like someone is wrapping the skin tightly around the abdomen, chest, and legs.
4. Bowel and Bladder problem
The patient suffers from urinary incontinence, constipation, and difficulty in urination.
Here are some of the complication including
- Pain is one of the long-term complications one can suffer from the disease.
- Total or partial paralysis of the legs, arms, and sometimes both.
- Tightness, stiffness, and painful spasm in the muscles.
- One of the common problems due to these long-term complications is depression as well as anxiety.
- Sexual dysfunction is also one of the common problems like difficulty in erection or orgasm
What Are The Causes Of Transverse Myelitis?
There is no exact cause for the disease but a bacterial, viral, and fungal infection can be one of the clinical reasons.
Here are the viruses associated with it including
- West Nile
- Hepatitis B
There are other inflammatory disorders that can result in disorder including
1. Neuromyelitis optica
It is the condition that results in inflammation and loss of myelin around the spinal cord. Also the nerves in the eye transmit information to the brain and in addition to that there might be the symptom of pain in the eye. Temporary loss of vision and also other eye-related problems.
2. Multiple sclerosis
It is an autoimmune disorder where the myelin surrounding the nerves are destroyed in the brain as well as the spinal cord. Transverse myelitis is one of the common symptoms seen in the body.
3. Autoimmune disorder
It is one of the most common causes of transverse myelitis including lupus. This disorder basically affects the multiple systems of the body and another one is Sjogren’s syndrome causes severe dryness of the eyes as well as the mouth.
It can trigger some of the associated diseases and result in transverse myelitis.
It is the condition that causes inflammation of the other parts of the body including the optic nerve and spinal cord
How Transverse Myelitis Can Be Diagnosed?
It is important to know the medical history of the patient by knowing the signs and symptoms of the patient.
Here is the test that is helpful in diagnosing the disease including
- Lumbar puncture
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging
- Blood test.
Herbal Medicine Provided By Planet Ayurveda For Transverse Myelitis
Planet Ayurveda is a private limited company that provides herbal medicine not only in India but also in other parts of the world. All herbal medicine is 100 percent pure and natural as they are free from chemicals, preservatives as well as additives. These herbal formulations will help in managing the disease without any side-effect. Each and Every herbal medicine is made under the supervision of an MD Ayurvedic Doctor and also clinically tested as well. Here are the list of herbal medicine for Transverse myelitis including
- Boswellia Curcumin
- Shilajit Capsules
- Ashwagandha Capsules
- Yograj Guggul
- Neuroplan Syrup
- Vrihat vat chintamani ras
1. Boswellia Curcumin
It is made from the combination of two herbs known as Shallaki (Boswellia serrata) and Curcumin (Curcuma longa) as well. Both of the herbs are packed with anti-inflammatory properties which are very effective in the inflammatory condition of the joints as well as muscles. Along with that Boswellia Curcumin will help in reducing pain by enhancing the circulation around the joint. It will improve flexibility and make it very effective in transverse myelitis.
Dosage:– Two capsules twice daily after meals with water.
2. Shilajit Capsules
These capsules are made from the pure extract of Shilajit (Asphaltum punjabianum) herb which is very effective in balancing all three Dosha including Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. It consists of anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, and neuroprotective properties which are very effective in supporting both mind as well as body health.
Dosage:- Two capsules after meals twice daily with plain water.
3. Ashwagandha Capsules
It is one of the best herbal medicines for reducing stress, fatigue, palpitation, ageing, etc as it is packed with one of the excellent herbs called Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera). These capsules are one of the best tonics for nerves along with that it helps in increasing the physical as well as mental stamina of the body. It will naturally help in nourishing the tissues especially bones as well as muscles.
Dosage:- Two capsules twice daily with water after meals.
4. Yograj Guggul
It is made from a combination of herbs like Chitrak (Plumbago zeylanica), Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Vidang (Embelia ribes), Chavya (Piper chaba), and many more. This will help in removing toxins from the body and one of the best herbal medicine for rejuvenating the neuromuscular as well as the skeletal system. Along with that, it is very useful in relieving pain and inflammation from the spinal cord.
Dosage:- Two tablets twice daily with water after meals.
5. Neuro Plan Syrup
This syrup is made from herbs like Pippali (Piper longum), Maricha (Piper nigrum), Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri), Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus pluricaulis), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), etc. It is one of the best ways to nourish the nerves and increase the strength of the nervous system. It is one of the best herbal syrup for treating diseases like Parkinson’s, dementia, and also including Transverse myelitis.
Dosage:- Two teaspoonfuls twice daily after meals.
6. Vrihat Vat chintamani Ras
It is packed with mineral herbs like Rajata bhasma, Loha bhasma, Mukta bhasma, Suta bhasma and Abhrak bhasma. It is one of the best herbal medicines for balancing Pitta and consists of excellent rejuvenating property. This will help in treating ailments like vertigo, digestion, pain, and tingling sensation.
Dosage:- One pill twice daily with water after meals.
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It is concluded that the article describes everything about the disorder and its effect on the body. All the above-mentioned medicine will help in treating the disease and removing the root cause of the disease