A form of arthritis which causes chronic spine inflammation is known as Ankylosing Spondylitis. The sarco-iliac joints, which are situated between the base of spine and the pelvis, are inflamed in Ankylosing spondylitis. One of the first indications of AS is this inflammation, Known as Sarco-iliitis. The inflammation starts to spread to joints between the vertebrae, the bones that make up the spinal column and this condition is called Spondylitis. Ankylosis is a condition where vertebrae in spinal column fuse and grow inflexible over time.
WHAT ARE THE RISK FACTORS OF ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS?
Although the precise origin of ankylosing spondylitis are unknown, some variables might contribute to an individual’s development of the condition. These factors includes :
- Gender : Males are more likely to develop it than females are. It affects males harder and earlier, whereas females often have milder type of AS.
- Age : Teenagers and young adults frequently experience the onset, which typically occurs between the age of 16 and 40.
- Genetics : People who have Human Leukocyte Antigen-B Gene mutation( HLA-B) are more likely to develop AS.
- Some Medical Problems : Individual with certain medical conditions are more likely to develop AS. The conditions includes :
- Crohn’s Disease
- Ulcerative Colitis
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS?
Some of the common symptoms experienced by individuals with Ankylosing spondylitis are :
- Lower back stiffness and pain
- Neck pain
- Hip pain
- Joint pain
- Difficulty in breathing
- Loss of appetite
- Abdominal pain
- Vision problems
- Unexplained weight loss
- Skin rash
WHAT ARE THE COMPLICATIONS OF ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS?
If not treated properly , it can result in the emergence of complications like:
- Fused vertebrae
- Jaw inflammation
- Spine become more prone to fractures
- Uveitis and photophobia
- Cauda equina syndrome
- Heart diseases like cardio-myopathy, arrhythmia etc
- Chest pain
LIFE STYLE CHANGES :
These actions might also helps to reduce pain and inflammation associated with AS :
- Maintain healthy weight
- Limit alcohol intake
- Stop smoking
- Cut down saturated fat
WHAT AYURVED SAYS ABOUT ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS?
According to Ayurveda, Asthimajjagata Vata is to blame. The vitiated vata reduces the body’s digestive fire, which results in the creation of ama. Ama and vitiated vata spread to Asthivaha and Majjavaha srotas of the trika sandhi, creating blockage and the onset of ankylosing spondylitis symptoms there.
- Patra pottali pind swedan
- Parisht vasti
CHANDIGARH AYURVED CENTRE MEDICATIONS FOR TREATMENT OF ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS :
1. Pain – O – Kill tablet
These are the herbal tablets made up of Jyotishmati (Celastrus paniculatus), Devdaru (Cedrus deodara), Rasna (Pluchea lanceolata), etc. The tablet is very beneficial in reducing stiffness, pain, tenderness, etc. CAC Pain o kill tablet is ayurvedic and purely herbal formulation. It help to relax your muscles and muscles cramps thus relieving pain. It balances all the three doshas of your body thus maintaining proper blood circulation. It provides soothing effect to the affected area of pain. It contains various herbs like Jivanti, Musta, Usher, Bilwa, Shatavri and Kantakari. All these herbs are natural pain relievers.
Recommended Dosage– Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.
2. Trikatu Syrup
Trikatu syrup is considered as the best Ayurvedic remedy in pacifying the Vata Doshas and has amazing results in curing this condition. TRIKATU SYRUP is purely Ayurvedic formulation made up of three herbs. CAC Trikatu Syrup helps to eliminate excess Kapha or mucous from the body, supports respiratory system, manages weight, helps to take out impurities or ama from the body, supports healthy detoxification, reduces swelling. It shows anti-inflammatory, analgesic, expectorant, antioxidant properties. This syrup is made up of equal parts of three herbs such as Pippali (Piper longum), Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), & Marich (Piper nigrum) that maintains the metabolism in the body. It is an Appetizer and it improves digestion, supports normal gastric function, and normal circulation.
Recommended Dosage– Take 2 teaspoonful twice daily.
3. Pain – O – Kill Syrup
In ankylosing spondylitis, a patient has to suffer from tenderness, severe pain, etc. The syrup plays the best role in reducing such types of symptoms because it contains various vata pacifying herbs such as Shudh guggulu, Ashwagandha, Nirgundi, Hadjod, etc. that acts as an anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, & analgesic in nature.
Recommended Dosage– Take 2 teaspoonful twice daily.
4. Rasayan Vati
Rasayan vati is herbo-mineral Ayurvedic formulation which contains various herbs such as Aswagandha, Shilajeet, Amla, Kesar, Musali, Shatavar, Brahmi , Swarn Makshik Bhasam, Yashad Bhasam, Mukta pisti, Praval pisti, Jaiphal, Vang Bhasam, Aswagandha, Dalchini, Javitri, Gokhru, Kaunch Beej, Shilajeet, Saunth, Mirch, Pipli, Amla, Kesar, Manjith, Anant Mool, Brahmi, Musali, Shatavar, Swarn Vang, etc. These ingredients show antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, analgesic, immune- modulator properties. These tablets provides good results in General debility, Psychological disorders, and improves immunity.
Recommended Dosage– Take 1 tablet twice daily.
5. Vata Tablet
Vata balance tablet is a rejuvenating blend of herbs is specially formulated to balance Vata doshas without aggravating Pitta or Kapha doshas. It may be used to support overall health and well-being by Vata constitutions with or without food. For those with a dual constitution that includes Vata or a tridoshic constitution, it is an excellent formula for the Vata season, which in most parts of the world is autumn and early winter.
Recommended Dosage– Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water.
6. Nerve up tablet
Nerve up tablets help in balancing the vata dosha and reduces kapha dosha, and acts as nervine stimulant. It shows effective results in improving the central nervous system. It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchala, shudha shilajeet, praval pishti, shankh bhasma etc. This tablet helps in the symptoms related to Allergy, ankylosis spondylitis.
Recommended Dosage –Take 1 tablet twice daily.
7. Pain – O – Kill Oil
This is for external application that shows instant relief in pacifying severe pain, tenderness, redness, swelling, etc. The oil is made up of Rasna (Pluchea lanceolata), Kushtha (Saussurea lappa), Vatsnabh (Aconitum ferox), etc. Pain o kill oil is ayurvedic and purely herbal formulation. It helps to relax your muscles and muscles cramps thus relieving pain. It balances all the three doshas of your body thus maintaining proper blood circulation. It provides soothing effect to the affected area of pain.
Method of application– Apply over the affected area twice daily.