How Can Conn’s Syndrome be Managed with Herbal Remedies?

Abstract

Primary Hyperaldosteronism/Conn’s Syndrome is related to the excess production of aldosterone, a type of hormone responsible for balancing the nutrients in the blood. This disease results in high blood pressure which may further be the cause for various cardiovascular disorders. Ayurveda provides the best and most effective herbal treatment for Conn’s Syndrome with no side effects ensuring the proper health of a person. Conn's syndrome

Introduction to Primary Hyperaldosteronism/Conn’s Syndrome

Primary hyperaldosteronism occurs when the adrenal glands start to produce an excess of aldosterone, resulting in reduced levels of renin and high blood pressure. Aldosterone is a hormone that balances the potassium and sodium in the blood on the other hand; renin is an enzyme responsible for regulating the blood pressure. Excessive production of the aldosterone creates an imbalance within the blood cells causing the body to lose more potassium and retain more sodium. This condition further causes the body to hold a high amount of water consequently increasing the blood volume and blood pressure. Primary hyperaldosteronism is named as Conn’s Syndrome as Jerome W. Conn, an American endocrinologist, was the first to describe that the adenomas are a major cause of this disease.

Symptoms of Primary Hyperaldosteronism/Conn’s Syndrome

The first and foremost symptom seen in the person suffering from primary hyperaldosteronism is the high blood pressure, constantly for an abnormal duration. Other symptoms that may be found are:

  • Potassium deficiency
  • Low Vision
  • Confusions
  • Headache
  • Muscle Pain
  • Fatigue
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Trembling
  • Tingling Sensations
  • Numbness
  • Excess Urination
  • Increase in Thirst

Causes of Primary Hyperaldosteronism/Conn’s Syndrome

Though there are no specific causes of Conn’s Syndrome, there are some that may be considered during the treatment. These are:

  • Hypertension
  • Hyperplasia or Tumors
  • Adrenal Adenoma
  • Enlargement of both adrenal glands
  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Familial hyperaldosteronism

Diagnosis of Primary Hyperaldosteronism/Conn’s Syndrome

Primary hyperaldosteronism is mainly diagnosed by evaluating the levels of aldosterone and renin in the blood. A better diagnosis can be done by collecting the blood samples in the morning. MRI or CT can also be done, when there are the chances of the causes such as a tumor, enlargement of glands and others.

Complications with Primary Hyperaldosteronism/Conn’s Syndrome

Primary hyperaldosteronism/ Conn’s Syndrome can be responsible for some other major and severe diseases, if not handled timely. The complications associated with the syndrome are cardiovascular and kidney disorders such as Stroke, Myocardial Infection, Abnormal Heart Rhythms, etc.

Ayurvedic Aspect for Primary Hyperaldosteronism/Conn’s Syndrome

Conn’s Syndrome or primary hyperaldosteronism is caused due to imbalance in the tridosha within the body. The balanced tridosha ensures a healthy body whereas, vitiation in any of these three can imbalance the proper functioning of the body leading to various ailments. Therefore, it is necessary to treat the root cause of the disease to treat in an effective way. Ayurveda provides us with many herbs that help in balancing the tridosha and treat Conn’s syndrome in a better way than any other medicinal system.

Herbs for the Treatment of Primary Hyperaldosteronism/Conn’s Syndrome

The herbs with proven potency to balance the tridosha in order to treat Primary Hyperaldosteronism are: 

  • Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna)
  • Pipaltvak (Ficus religiosa)
  • Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia)
  • Daalchini (Cinnamomum tamala)
  • Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa)
  • ChotiElaichi (Elettaria cardamomum)
  • Manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia)
  • Kanchnaar Bark (Bauhinia variegata)
  • Varuna (Crataeva religiosa)
  • Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
  • Bibhitaki/Baheda (Terminalia bellirica)
  • Daruhaldi (Berberis aristata)
  • Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
  • Shunthi (Zingiber officinale)
  • Neem (Azadirachta indica)
  • Pippali (Piper longum)
  • Vacha (Acorus calamus)
  • Marich (Piper nigrum)
  • Kutki (Picrorhiza kurroa)

All the above-mentioned herbs are beneficial to manage Primary hyperaldosteronism/ Conn’s Syndrome when combined together in the formulations, according to their properties and requirement.

What Herbal Treatment is in Planet Ayurveda for Conn’s Syndrome?

Planet Ayurveda is a leading manufacturer of herbal products for the prevention and treatment of various disorders. Conn’s Syndrome, is a serious hormonal disorder that affects the proper functioning of blood and arises due to the imbalance of tridosha, which can be treated well with the herbal remedies manufactured according to Ayurveda principles under the strict guidance of Ayurveda experts at Planet Ayurveda. All of the herbal products are completely pure and natural with no additives; do not show any side-effects, prepared using the above-mentioned herbs required for the prevention and treatment of Primary Hyperaldosteronism. These are:

  1. Arjun Tea
  2. Arjuna Capsules
  3. Brahmi Capsules
  4. Kanchnaar Guggul
  5. Navkarshik Churna

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1. Arjun Tea

Arjun Tea is the most effective herbal product prepared to maintain the health of an individual in every manner. It ensures a healthy heart, thus, helps in preventing various diseases to occur. It boosts up the immunity and strengthens the body to fight against the different types of infections. It is produced with the bark of the Arjuna tree, along with chotielaichi, daalchini, etc. to provide a good taste. All of them maintain cholesterol levels and healthy blood pressure in the body. It is a perfect supplement providing the overall health of the body with taste.

How to Use?

1 teaspoonful of Arjun Tea, 1 cup of water and 1 cup of milk. Mix them all and boil the mixture on low flame till it reduces to half i.e., 1 cup in total. Strain the tea and enjoy (add sweetener if needed).

Arjun Tea without sugar gives the best results.

2. Arjuna Capsules

These capsules are made up of the standardized extract of Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna) that eliminates the blockages in the heart and provides strength to the heart muscles. It keeps a good check on the cholesterol level resulting in better health.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules twice a day with plain water after meals.

3. Brahmi Capsules

The capsules are manufactured with the use of standardized extract of the herb, Brahmi (Bacopa Monneiri). It holds the anti-oxidant and rejuvenating properties that improve blood supply and is helpful in maintaining healthy blood pressure.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules two times a day with plain water after meals.

4. Kanchnaar Guggul

This supplement is an effective blend of various herbs such as Kanchnaar, Amalaki, Haritaki, Bibhitaki, etc. that improves the blood circulation in the body. It helps in the prevention and treatment of Conn’s Syndrome by balancing the tridoshas, i.e., the root cause of the problem.

Dosage: 1-2 tablets twice or thrice daily with lukewarm water after the meals.

5. Navkarshik Churna

Navkarshik Churna is an effective mixture of Amla, Haritaki, Baheda, Neem and many other potent herbs needed to treat the primary hyperaldosteronism. All the herbs included in this Churna have amazing properties for the purification of blood and detoxification of the body. It has proven effects on weakness, fatigue and other symptoms of the disease.

Dosage: 5 to 15 grams two times daily with lukewarm water after the meals.

Conclusion

Therefore, all the above explanations show that the herbal supplements act as great detoxifiers that remove toxins from the blood and are beneficial to prevent and treat Primary Hyperaldosteronism/ Conn’s Syndrome in the most effective manner.

Contact Planet Ayurveda Support Team to provide you the costing / ordering and delivery information at – costing.planetayurveda@gmail.com or Call at 0172-521-4030 (India), +91-172-521-4030 (Outside India) or Whatsapp at (+91) 9915-593-604.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurveda) is an expert ayurvedic doctor based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda - Ancient healing treatment, not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic and Krishna Herbal Company. Read More

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