Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder. This is one of the most communal extra-pyramidal crippling ailment affecting the aged adults. The disease has insidious arrival and its slow progressiveness lead to severe morbidity in advanced age. A disease condition ‘vepathu’ termed in Ayurveda Treatment may be associated with Parkinson’s disease.
Classification of Parkinson’s Disease

Primary or Idiopathic
Idiopathic Parkinson has no known cause. This type tends to respond well to drugs that work by improving the levels of dopamine molecules in the brain.

Secondary or Acquired
Secondary Parkinson has known cause. The utmost common origin is use of drugs that decrease the dopaminergic activity.

When one inherits disease related genes of Parkinson from parents.

Parkinson Plus Syndromes or Multiple System Degeneration
Parkinson Plus Syndrome is a progressive neurological disease. It is caused by an overproduction of a protein in the brain. This causes degeneration (atrophy) of nerve cells in several areas of the brain (multiple systems).

Signs and Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease
  • Tremors – Shaky in fingers, hands, arms, feet, legs, jaw or head.
  • Rigidity – Stiffness of Limbs and trunk, muscle aches and pain, loss of fine hand movements.
  • Bradykinesia – Slowness to initiate movement and complete movement.
  • Postural Instability – Impaired or lost reflexes
  • Parkinsonian Gait – Walking in a stooped position or absence of arm swing.
Ayurvedic Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

A wide range of Panchakarma treatments and Ayurvedic Medicines as per individuals condition and doctors examination.