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Natural and Ayurvedic Management for Addison Disease

Author : Gurnam Saini  

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Addison's Disease Treatment in Ayurveda within Melbourne

 

Addison ’s disease is a rare hormonal disorder that occurs when  the adrenal glands located just above your kidneys produce insufficient amount of hormone cortisol and sometimes hormone aldosterone too.

 

That’s why this disease is also called chronic adrenal insufficiency or hypocortisolism. Addison’s disease can be effectively managed naturally with lifestyle correction, right diet, using herbs and yoga.

 

Adrenal Insufficiency Natural Treatment and Remedies

 

Ayurveda is a powerful healing system and offers a natural way to treat any disease. According to Ayurveda a disease occurs when there is imbalance in dosha or doshas. Vata, Pitta and Kapha are the three doshas also called tridoshas or the energies of the body. 

 

The main ideology of Ayurveda is to restore the balance of doshas and hence restore health. Exercise, healthy diet and healthy life style are also equally important in Ayurvedic Medicine.

 

Herbal Ayurveda Remedies for Addison’s Disease

 

Some of the Ayurvedic herbs that may offer a natural treatment and management for Addison’s disease may include:

 

Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha)

 

This herb is used in Ayurveda for treating many diseases. It contains steroidal alkaloids and lactones and is effective in managing this adrenal gland disorder. It is an adaptogenic herb .i.e. those herbs that work in tandem with our body to restore the hormonal levels (whether low or high). It has many beneficial elements like flavonoids and is a member of the withanolide class. Modern studies have shown that ashwagandha is productive in reducing inflammation, decreasing stress, increasing mental activity, rejuvenating the body and is an anti-oxidant too. It may help in balancing both high and low levels of cortisol.

 

Phyllanthus niruri (Bhumiamla):

 

This herb is rich in a number of phytochemicals that help the body in fighting with many diseases. It’s may be a great herb for the better functioning of the adrenal glands.

 

Curcuma longa (Curcumin):

 

Curcuma longa or commonly known as curcumin is very good for overall health. It is the active medicinal ingredient of turmeric. Curcumin may stimulate the adrenal glands to produce more cortisone hormone and therefore may be effective for hypocortisolism.

 

Trigonella foenum graecum (Fenugreek):

 

This herbaceous plant contains high concentrations of plant compounds that are effective in reinstating the overall health. It contains phosphates, lecithin, trigonelline, choline, trimethylamine and iron. It is also rich in sterols therefore may be effective for the treatment of hypocortisolism.

 

Licorice:

 

Licorice is the root extract of a shrub called Glycyrrhiza glabra. Frequent consumption of licorice might be hazardous for healthy individuals but for Addison’s disease it may be effective if taken under supervision. 

 

Holy Basil (Tulsi):

 

Ayurveda has been using tulsi for thousands of years for its amazing healing powers. Tulsi is an adaptogen and helps in restoring and balancing various processes in the body, it may also be helpful in managing stress. 

 

Herbal remedies are gentle and effective without any harmful side effects like the conventional medicine. Other herbs that have been known to be effective in Ayurveda for centuries are- Borago officinalis (Borage), Eleutherococcus senticosis (Siberian Ginseng) and Astragalus membranaceous (Huang Qi), Shilajit, Haridra, Kaanchnar Guggulu.

 

Addison’s Disease Diet

 

No doubt the herbs mentioned may help to restore the adrenal function but some lifestyle changes also need to be made to achieve best results. You just need to make small changes in your nutrition and daily eating habits to relieve the stress on your adrenals. Below are some Addison disease diet recommendations:

 

Meal times- You must have three meals a day with some snacks in between, basically the idea is that you should not allow yourself to be too hungry as low blood sugar levels put a lot of stress on your body and eventually tax your adrenals. Having a snack before bedtime will help you sleep throughout the night.

 

A combination diet- Your diet should have mix of fat, protein and carbohydrates to maintain good energy levels throughout the day. Make sure that the meals and snacks are made of fresh foods, whole grain and are organic or locally grown. The food should be devoid of colours, dyes, chemicals, preservatives and hormones.

 

Salt- Salt intake in moderate quantities is beneficial for people with adrenal fatigue. Include salts in your diet with valuable nutrients like sea salt or Celtic salt. Adequate Salt intake will prevent you from getting tired soon.

 

Protein- Avoid processed proteins like meat mixtures and processed cheese. Eating raw or lightly cooked proteins is a great idea as they can be easily digested and assimilated by the body and increase energy levels. Proteins from meat like fowl, fish, eggs and dairy may help.

 

Sugar and Flour- Breads, pies, cookies, soft drinks, white bread and donuts have a high quantity of sugar and flour and they should be avoided but unfortunately these products are the most craved for amongst people with adrenal disorder. The ingredients in these products raise blood sugar level and result in hypoglycemic symptoms.

 

Some other food and drinks to be avoided- Hydrogenated oils like margarine and peanut butter should be avoided as they interrupt the metabolism of fatty acids. These oils also use up the enzymes that help digest good oils and fats. Also avoid deep fried food, fast food and junk food as they do not contain healthy proteins, nutrients or vitamins.

 

Avoid coffee, black tea, alcohol and chocolate as it contains caffeine that can over-stimulate the adrenals and later leave you drained out. But if drinking tea is a part of your routine then you can have it in the morning with something nutritious to eat. Drink plenty of water, green tea, barley, vegetable and fruit juices to clean your system and help in digestion.

 

Papayas, mangos, plums, pears, kiwis, apples and cherries are exceptionally good for adrenal fatigue but avoid having bananas, raisins, dates, figs, oranges and grapefruit as they have a high content of carbohydrates and potassium that can stress the adrenals. They should not be had especially at the breakfast time when the blood sugar is lowest.

 

Last but not the least exercise and regular health regimen with proper Addison disease diet can help you keep adrenal insufficiency at bay.

 

Addison Disease or Adrenal Insufficiency Natural Treatment options in Melbourne

 

If you have been diagnosed with Addison’s disease try the natural treatment offered at Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic. We treat the patients holistically and take into account the complete history of previous years combined with detailed investigative procedures to establish the root cause of a disease.

 

We are proud of the fact that we have helped numerous people restore to healthy life thanks to the experienced team of Ayurvedic Doctors. We are indeed humbled when some of our happy patients claim us to be one of the Best Ayurvedic Clinic in Melbourne.

 

We have clients who have gone through complete purification detox – Panchakarma Detox, to restore the function of Adrenal glands. Panchakarma plays a very significant role in treating this disorder.

 

Panchakarma refers to detoxification under the supervision of an Ayurvedic physician. It involves diet modification coupled with the use of medicated oils that lubricate the system and aid in sweating. It increases the body’s capacity to heal the pathological changes.  

 

 

Disclaimer: The information on Ayurvedic products and medicines on our website is for educational purposes only. One should not buy these products over the counter. These should only be taken after ayurvedic consultation with an ayurvedic practitioner. The uses and indications of these herbal products are based on Traditional Ayurvedic text books. These herbs should be supplemented with appropriate diet and lifestyle to get beneficial effects. Although there is a lot of research done on Ayurveda these days, yet these herbal products might not hold enough current research based evidence.

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Gurnam Saini has over 15 years’ experience in Ayurvedic naturopathy treatments in Melbourne, Australia. He has completed his bachelor degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, India. He has done MD in Alternative Medicine and certificate courses in Panchakarma Detox, Pulse diagnosis and skin care. He is also a member of the Australasian Association of Ayurveda (AAA). He has won awards for ground-breaking work in Ayurveda globally. Read More

 

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