What is HUS Syndrome and its Herbal Treatment?

Abstract

Hemolytic–uremic syndrome (HUS) refers to a group of disorders which affect the blood and small blood vessels. The condition occurs when an immune reaction of the body causes low levels of red blood cells, low levels of platelets, and acute kidney failure. HUS is a serious condition which can be potentially life-threatening, and, thus, requires timely treatment. Planet Ayurveda herbal manufacturing company offers some beneficial herbal products for managing HUS in a safe and natural manner.hemolytic–uremic syndrome

HUS: Overview

HUS is a serious condition in which the small blood vessels in the kidneys get inflamed and damaged because of an abnormal immune reaction, generally followed by an infection affecting the gastrointestinal tract.

The immune reaction which triggers kidney damage in HUS patients can reduce the count of platelets as well as red blood cells, and lead to kidney failure. The cause of kidney failure is that the damage to small blood vessels results in the formation of clots in the vessels, because of which the filtering system in the kidneys gets clogged.

HUS affects not only the kidneys, but some other vital organs as well, including the heart and the brain. The condition can lead to several life-threatening complications, such as kidney failure, stroke/seizures, high blood pressure, digestive tract problems, clotting problems, heart problems and even coma.

HUS can affect individuals of any age. However, the risk of developing the condition is high for children aged below 5 years, adults aged above 65 years, and people who have a weak immune system.

HUS: Causes

The main cause of HUS in children is infectious diarrhea because of a specific type of strains of E. coli bacteria called O157:H7. The E. coli bacteria are usually found in the intestines.

Besides infection with E. coli bacteria, there are some other non-bacterial causes which can lead to HUS in adults. These causes include HIV/AIDS infection, influenza, immunosuppressant drugs, chemotherapy, anti-platelet medications, and complications of cancer, pregnancy, and certain other autoimmune diseases.

Moreover, in some cases, certain genetic mutations can also cause HUS.

HUS: Symptoms

Some of the common signs and symptoms of HUS are:

  • Bloody diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness or lack of energy
  • Abdominal pain
  • Fatigue
  • Blood in urine
  • Fever
  • Unusual bleeding (like bleeding from the nose or mouth)
  • Swollen face and limbs
  • Pale skin
  • Anemia
  • Uremia (inability of kidneys to eliminate wastes from the body).

HUS: Treatment

The treatment of HUS largely comprises supportive care. In some severe cases, patients may require steroids, dialysis, blood transfusions, or plasmapheresis.

Planet Ayurveda offers the following herbal products for natural management of HUS:Herbal remedies for HUSbuy-now

1. Mutrakrichantak Churna

This churna is prepared from widely-known herbs which can manage kidney disorders. The herbal components of the churna include Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa), Varun (Crataeva nurvala), Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris), Kaasni (Cichorium intybus), and some other herbs.

The use of this churna can benefit HUS patients because the herbal components can treat kidney diseases, manage urinary tract infections, lower the elevated urea and creatinine levels in the body, provide relief in painful micturition, and treat ureteric stones.

Dosage: 1 teaspoon, twice daily after meals with plain water.

2. Rencure Formula

For preparing these capsules, a combination of a number of useful herbs is used. The herbs include Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa), Palaash (Butea monosperma), Kaasni (Cichorium intybus), and Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris).

The use of these capsules is beneficial for managing HUS because the herbal components can synergistically strengthen the kidneys, support the urinary tract system, eliminate accumulated toxins, rejuvenate dying cells, relieve painful micturition, ensure healthy flow of urine, and balance Pitta and Kapha doshas.

Dosage: 2 capsules, twice daily after meals with plain water.

3. Varunadi Vati

This herbal formulation – in tablet form – is prepared from a blend of potent herbs, like Varun (Crataeva nurvala), Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa), Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris), and Guggulu (Commiphora mukul).

The symptoms of HUS can be effectively managed with the help of these tablets because of the ability of the herbal ingredients to maintain kidney health, control urea and creatinine levels, boost the immune system, maintain good flow of urine, and reduce kidney-stone pain.

Dosage: 2 tablets, twice daily after meals with plain water.

4. Punarnava Mandoor

These tablets are prepared from a combination of Punarnava herb (Boerhaavia diffusa) and Mandoor Bhasma (Ferric oxide calx), together with some other herbs like Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Shunti (Zingiber officinale), Pippali (Piper longum), Maricha (Piper nigrum), Haridra (Curcuma longa), Chavya (Piper chaba), Vidanga (Embelia ribes), and Chitrak Mool (Plumbago zeylanica).

Patients suffering from HUS can benefit from the use of these tablets because the herbal ingredients have the ability to increase blood count, improve the quality of blood, treat anemia, control cholesterol, decrease urea and creatinine levels, remove toxins from the body, and manage a number of other health conditions.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules, twice daily after meals with plain water.

5. Plato Plan Syrup

The preparation of this syrup involves a blend of several herbs, such as Erand karkati (Carica papaya), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Shigru (Moringa pterogosperma), Wheat grass (Triticum aestivum), Jeevanti (Leptadenia reticulata), and Draksha (Vitis vinifera).

The use of the syrup is beneficial for HUS patients because of proven properties of the herbal ingredients to support the immune system, manage blood disorders, enhance hemoglobin levels, increase platelet count, manage fever, treat body aches, and reduce toxins in the blood.

Dosage:1-2 teaspoons, twice daily after meals with plain water.

6. Kutaj Ghan Vati

These tablets are prepared from the bark extract of Kutaj herb (Halorrhena antidysentrica), which is known for its anti-diarrheal, anti-dysentrica, anti-amoebic and hemostatic properties.

The use of these tablets is beneficial for treating HUS because Kutaj herb can manage intestinal infections/disorders, relieve inflammation, treat severe diarrhea, and eliminate toxins from the body.

Dosage: 2 tablets, twice daily after meals with plain water.

7. Reno Plan Syrup

The preparation of this syrup involves the use of several essential herbs which work in a synergistic manner to treat kidney disorders. The herbal ingredients include Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa), Bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri), Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris), Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata), Kaasni (Cichorium intybus), Trapush (Cucumis sativus), Varuna (Crataeva nurvula), Saral (Pinus roxburghii), Gorakhmundi (Sphaeranthus indicus), and Tripanchmool ghan (five root extracts).

The use of this syrup can benefit HUS patients because the herbal components can protect and strengthen the kidneys, disintegrate kidney stones, manage urinary tract problems, treat inflammation, reduce blood urea and creatinine level, and manage burning micturition

Dosage: 1-2 teaspoons, twice daily after meals with plain water.

Conclusion

Planet Ayurveda’s herbal products for managing Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) are 100% pure and natural formulations, which do not contain any chemicals, preservatives, artificial colors, binders, fillers, or additives. However, it is recommended that patients suffering from HUS should use these herbal products in consultation with an expert Ayurveda practitioner.

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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