Paralysis Symptoms and Cure
Paralysis is the loss of muscle
function inany part of the body. It happens when something goes wrong with the
way messages pass between the brain and the body muscles. Disruption of
communication of nerve impulses anywhere along the path way from the brain to
the muscles can impair control of muscle movement and cause muscle weakness and
loss of coordination. Paralysis is the
result of theloss of ability to control or move the muscles.
Symptoms of paralysis can occur
anywhere in the body. This may occur on one side (unilateral) or on both side
of the body (bilateral). Paralysis that affects only the lower half of the body
is known as paraplegia. And when paralysis affects both the arms and legs it is
Paralysis could be localized, or
generalized, or it may follow a certain pattern. Sometimes paralysis can be
periodic paralysis, like sleep paralysis. But most of the time this is a consistent disease that takes long time to
There are many potential causes
of paralysis but most of the time it is caused by strokes or spinal injuries.
Other causes of paralysis include:
disease like amyotrophic sclerosis
- Autoimmune diseases like Gullain- Barre syndrome
- Bells palsy, a paralysis that affects the face
- Exposure to
toxins like botulinum and poisoning like snake or jelly fish venom.
Paralysis is one of those
diseases which need quick treatment and care, but in allopathythere is no
direct cure for paralysis.
Ayurveda Cure For Paralysis
Paralysis has been reviewed in Ayurveda under Vata vyadhi disorder.The expressions Paksaghata, Paksha Vadha and
Ekanga Vata are often used to describe Paralysis in Ayurveda. Ayurveda has
mentioned facial paralysis as a separate disease called “Ardita vata”. The treatment
guidelines for these conditions have been widely enumerated in the classical
texts of Ayurveda. Over time Ayurveda has proved itself to beoneof the most effective treatments approaches for the best possible recovery in Paralysis condition.