Ayurvedic Treatment for Arthritis



Ayurvedic Treatment for Arthritis

With a combination of nutrients, Ayurvedic supplements, Yoga, and exercises, we can cure arthritis to a great extent. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that causes pain and damages in various joints throughout the body. The condition alters the body's immune system as it mistakenly attacks its own body's tissues affecting the lining of the joints that prevents friction while movement. Inflammation in the lining of the joints causes pain and swelling resulting in bone erosion and joint deformity. Rheumatoid arthritis mainly affects the lining of the joint, but can also damage the skin, eyes, lungs, heart, kidneys, salivary gland, nerve tissue, bone marrow, and blood vesselsThe ayurvedic treatment for arthritis will involve a systematically formulated course of treatment.

Ayurveda aims at 100% percent recovery of the patient. Eliminating the disease at the root level, Ayurveda prevents the recurrence of the ailment. The thousands of years old ayurvedic scriptures elaborates treatments for almost all of the medical problems. Ayurvedic treatment for rheumatoid arthritis comprises lifestyle changes such as diet, exercise while taking Ayurvedic medicines and other nutritional supplements. 

Ayurveda states that the human body has to have the three doshas, Vata, Pitta, and Kapha, in equilibrium. Accumulation of any particular dosha can turn problematic and will result in medical problems. Arthritis is considered to be due to the accumulation of Vata dosha in the body. As the dosha cannot be expelled through a natural process, ayurvedic treatment for arthritis concentrates on the removal of the toxin through herbal medicines, exercise, and a healthy diet.

The renowned and expert medical professionals will examine the patient prior to suggesting the ayurvedic treatment for arthritis. The doctor will ascertain the person’s medical history, present health and medical conditions, familial history, and other relevant aspects. Understanding a person’s physical and familial details is essential for effective ayurvedic treatment of arthritis.


Symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis include:

Ayurveda Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis - Symptoms

  • Joint pain and tendernessTenderness on the joints and pain have been a common symptom of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
  • Loss of joint functionThe patient may encounter difficulty in folding the joints affected with the disease. This can in turn cause difficulty in walking, folding of body parts, and bending.
  • Joint stiffnessStiffness of the joint causing the patient to put extra effort to bend the body parts.
  • FatigueAlthough fatigue and tiredness can be due to other medical conditions, it can indicate Rheumatoid Arthritis too.
  • Weight lossArthritis can lead to unexplained weight loss to the patient. A thorough diagnosis will be necessary to confirm the reason for the same. Arthritis can cause weight loss.
  • Weakness – Weakness is a common symptom associated with arthritis.


Causes of Rheumatoid arthritis

Malfunctioning of the body immune system is considered as the major cause for rheumatoid arthritis attacking the lining of the joint membranes and the synovial membrane. The synovial membrane is small sacs filled with synovial fluid to ease the joint movement and to reduce the friction caused in the joint during movement. When the synovial membrane is inflamed, it causes pain and swelling in the joints, destroying the cartilage and bone within the joint, gradually losing joint shape and alignment.

Frequent and high consumption of heavy and incompatible foods, indigestion, and lack of physical activity can cause an imbalance in the body system and affect the immune mechanism of the body.

Primarily there are observed to be three aspects related to Rheumatoid Arthritis. Those are:


  • Age – The disease mainly affects persons between the ages of 35 to 45. At the same time, it can also affect those below the age of 35 too.
  • Environmental/ Atmospheric Conditions – Pollution can turn detrimental and affect people adversely. The persons working in a highly polluted environment or constantly interacting with toxic substances including silicone and asbestos are more prone to this disease.
  • Heredity – Those with a familial history of arthritis are at a high risk of this ailment.
  • Ayurvedic treatment for arthritis will consider all these factors before proceeding with the treatment.


Diagnosis Rheumatoid arthritis

Clinical examination of the joints including x-rays and evaluating the symptoms confirms the presence of rheumatoid arthritis in the joints. The doctors at Ayur Bethaniya hospital will examine the clinical test results to analyze the degree of severity of arthritis. The course of treatment will depend on the degree of medical ailment. We follow a proven ayurvedic treatment method that will be instrumental in expelling the accumulated doshas. It is crucial that the medical professional examining the patient is capable of identifying the exact condition and prescribing the correct course of treatment. Our medical experts have been successful in eradicating Rheumatoid Arthritis in numerous patients. With the experience they have, the doctors at Ayur Bethaniya can provide better ayurvedic treatment for arthritis than anywhere else.


Ayurveda Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Ayurveda believes in eliminating any disease condition by alteration in the day to day lifestyle habits along with natural medications to completely remove the medical condition from the body and to reduce the symptoms through a systematic and customized treatment plan. At Ayur Bethaniya Ayurveda Hospital, we ensure to provide the safest and effective treatment method that is customized as per the individual health condition. Before the treatment plan, we understand the patient's health condition and the actual cause for any disease condition and tailor a customized treatment plan for a faster recovery.

Ayurveda treatment for rheumatoid arthritis includes calming the aggravated Vata element in the body. Sedentary lifestyle and indigestion aggravate the Vata element in the body and channels affecting the proper functioning of the joint along with pain and inflammation. We initiate the treatment plan to eliminate the toxins from the body and to subside the symptoms caused by the condition. This includes various massage therapies including a Panchakarma and a combination of herbal medicines to reduce inflammation of joints in various parts of the body.

Along with treatment plans, few lifestyle modifications are advised to produce effective results. Decoctions are to be consumed to prevent the recurrence of the condition and to improve the overall health condition.

At Ayur Bethaniya Ayurveda Hospital, we provide safe and effective herbal treatment plans that are customized as per individual patient conditions for the Ayurveda treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. To know more about ayurvedic treatment for arthritis treatment plans and cost, book an appointment now.

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