Ayurvedic and Herbal Remedies for Arthritis (Google eBook)

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Pustak Mahal, Jan 1, 2005 - 190 pages
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The book provides an in-depth knowledge of Arthritis with their causes, symptoms and diagnoses. It primarily focuses on the use of Ayurvedic and Herbal medicines in the treatment of Arthritis and allied conditions. the important aspect of this book is that it takes care to give a detailed description of the herbs available in India and outside India. Hence, the readers from all over the world will find this book invaluable in curing the disease.
  

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Contents

Introduction
7
Spondylitis or Marie Strumpell Disease
36
Nutritional Therapy
146
Allopathic Medicines
153
Test For Arthritis and Spondylitis
168
Common Herbs
181
Glossary
188
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Page 19 - As rheumatoid arthritis progresses, these abnormal synovial cells begin to invade and destroy the cartilage and bone within the joint. The surrounding muscles, ligaments, and tendons that support and stabilize the joint become weak and unable to work normally. All of these effects lead to the pain and deformities often seen in rheumatoid arthritis.
Page 4 - Lastly I acknowledge the help derived from a number of books and periodicals by various authors in writing this book. Any suggestion, correction and verification regarding the contents will be highly solicited.
Page 20 - Causes The specific cause is unknown but it is generally believed that the pathological changes in the joints are related to an antigen-antibody reaction that is poorly understood. Family studies and in particular the analysis of twins suggests that genetics and environmental influences are important in the susceptibility to RA Studies have demonstrated an association between HLA-DR4 and seropositive diseases.
Page 15 - I turn), and forms a k1nd of axis with which all the other parts of the skeleton are connected. The base of the skull rests on the uppermost of these vertebra:!, and the lower portion of the column is wedged in between the bones of the hip.
Page 7 - Allopathic drugs are increasing day by day and sometimes beyond the reach of poor people, who constitute the majority of our population. The greatest advantage about Allopathy lies in its ongoing research in respect of improvement upon the already existing medicines, and introduction of new medicines in which alternative medicine lags behind.

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