GBS (Guillain Barre Syndrome)

The Human body contains a complex nervous system that communicates and transfer indications to all the parts of the body. The nervous network is classified into Central Nervous System (CNS) and Peripheral Nervous System (PNS). GBS is an autoimmune condition that affects the peripheral nervous system in which the immune system attacks the nerves causing muscular weakness, numbness and tingling in arms, legs, face and other parts of the body. The condition gets severe during which the body parts may not respond to any sensation leading to paralysis.

Symptoms in GBS

  • Weakness and numbness of limbs
  • Difficulty in speaking, swallowing and chewing
  • Severe back pain
  • Variation in blood pressure
  • Faster heart rate
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Pressure sores

Causes of GBS

The exact causes of GBS are still unknown. However, it is recorded that the symptoms often develop a few weeks after a digestive tract or respiratory infection. With the rise of an infection, the immune system attacks infection-causing organisms which attacks the nerves causing damage to the protective covering (myelin sheath) of the nerves. This prevents the communication and transfer of signals to the brain resulting in weakness and numbness or paralysis.

Ayurvedic treatment for GBS

According to Ayurveda, GBS is correlated with aggravated vata dosha. The nerves cells are surrounded by a myelin sheath that is fatty in nature and forms an insulating layer for the proper functioning of the nervous system. This protective case of the nerves is destroyed in case of GBS affecting the communication network to the brain. In Ayurveda, vitiation of vata dosha is considered as the main reason for damaging the nerve cells. The aggravated vata destroys the fat coating over the nerves interfering with the signal transmission. This results in weakness of muscles and paralysis and is considered as Mamsagata vata.

Ayur Bethaniya Ayurveda Hospital offers safe and effective ayurvedic treatment plan to ease the symptoms associated with GBS. Our treatment mode includes complete body rejuvenation procedures along with herbal decoctions that are obtained from a combination of antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties from herbs with high medicinal value. These medications promote and nourish the overall well being of the patient with complete body detoxification and cleansing. The treatment methods help to remove the accumulated toxins from the body and cleanse the system to regulate the smooth flow of blood through all channels in the body. Along with herbal medications and Ayurvedic procedures, yoga is also incorporated in our treatment plan to relax the mind and to rejuvenate the body from within. The doctor recommends few lifestyle modifications that have to adapt for faster recovery and long-lasting results. The doctor evaluates the overall body health condition and charts a diet and lifestyle plan accordingly. We also make use of various Physiotherapy modalities in order to strengthen the muscles of the patient.

At Ayur Bethaniya Ayurveda Hospital, we provide safe and effective herbal treatment plans along with the best medical infrastructure and medical utilities, with expert doctors and staffs for all round care and support to the patients. To know more about GBS treatment plans and treatment cost, book an appointment now.

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