CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  – Ayurvedic Treatment, Diet, Exercises, Research Papers, Yoga & Pranayama

Churg-strauss syndrome is a disease characterized by the inflammation of blood vessels. It is also known as allergic granulomatous angiitis.  

  • SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • CAUSES OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • DIAGNOSIS OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • TREATMENTS FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • PROGNOSIS OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • COMPLICATIONS OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME    AND AYURVEDA
  • NIDANA- AYURVEDIC CAUSES OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • PURVAROOPAM- AYURVEDIC PREMONITORY SYMPTOMS OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • SAMPRAPTI – AYURVEDIC PATHOGENESIS OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • LAKSHANA- AYURVEDIC SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • AYURVEDIC PROGNOSIS OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • CHIKITSA- AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • AYURVEDIC LOCAL TREATMENT FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • AYURVEDIC SAMANA TREATMENT FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • AYURVEDIC SHODHANA TREATMENT FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • COMMONLY USED AYURVEDIC MEDICINES FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • HOME REMEDIES FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  
  • DIET AND BEHAVIOUR FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME   
  • YOGA FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

  • Aching pain in extremities
  • Tingling sensation in the hands and feet
  • Weakness
  • Numbness
  • Muscle pain
  • Joint pain
  • Skin rashes
  • Abdominal pain

CAUSES OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

  • Genetic factors
  • Environmental factors
  • Certain medications
  • Allergic reactions

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

The exact pathophysiology of churg-strauss syndrome is not well established. In general, due to the causative factors, blood vessel inflammation (vasculitis) occurs associated with granuloma formation and tissue eosinophilia. This condition is commonly found in association with asthma.

DIAGNOSIS OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

  • Complete blood test
  • X – rays
  • CT scan
  • Tissue biopsy

TREATMENTS FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

  • Anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Immunosuppressive drugs 

PROGNOSIS OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

  • Prognosis is based on the duration of onset of the disease and the condition of the patient
  • Generally no cure for churg-strauss syndrome. But symptoms are manageable.

COMPLICATIONS OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME      

  • Heart failure
  • Kidney damage

CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME AND AYURVEDA

  • In Ayurveda,churg-strauss syndrome symptomatologically falls under Vata vyadhi or a Vata dosha imbalance disorder. The causes and pathogenesis of diseases caused by vitiation of Vata dosha, in general, are the exclusive cause and pathogenesis ofpain, numbness, and weakness.
  • The symptoms are managed based on ‘siragata vata’ treatment.

NIDANA- AYURVEDIC CAUSES OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

  • Excess consumption of ununctuous, dry, incompatible food
  • Lack of physical exercise (Alpa vyayama)
  • Suppression of natural urges (vegas)

PURVAROOPAM- AYURVEDIC PREMONITORY SYMPTOMS OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

  • Dull intermittent pain in the muscles and joints

SAMPRAPTI – AYURVEDIC PATHOGENESIS OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

  • Vata, pitta and kapha dosha move through all channels of circulation. Due to the subtle nature of vata it impels the remaining two doshas.
  • The aggravated vata having provoked these two doshas, exacerbated and fills up the empty channels and moved greatly inside them or by getting enveloped by the other doshas.
  • The aggravated vata resides in the whole body associated with sira and dhamanis and produces symptoms of churg-strauss syndrome.

LAKSHANA- AYURVEDIC SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

  • Toda – aching pain
  • Sada – weakness
  • Twak roga – skin rashes
  • Sandhi ruk – joint pain
  • Udara sula – abdominal pain

AYURVEDIC PROGNOSIS OF CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

  • Incurable disease  – asadhya roga
  • Symptoms are manageable in the early stage with proper ayurvedic medicines and therapies

CHIKITSA- AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

Ayurvedic local treatment for churg-strauss syndrome  

  • Leech therapy – jaloukavacharana
  • Pain-relieving lepa application
  • Abhyanga – oil massaging

AYURVEDIC SAMANA TREATMENT FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

  • Dasamoolarishtam
  • Laksha guggulu
  • Trayodasanga guggulu
  • Mahayogaraja guggulu
  • Guduchyadi Ghana vati
  • Kaishora guggulu
  • Aswagandhavaleha
  • Shatavari churna
  • Shilajatuadi loha

 AYURVEDIC SHODHANA TREATMENT FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

  • Vasthi – Medicated enema
  • Virechana – purgation

COMMONLY USED AYURVEDIC MEDICINES FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

Internal administration

  • Balarishtam
  • Laksha guggulu
  • Trayodasanga guggulu
  • Mahayogaraja guggulu
  • Guduchyadi Ghana vati
  • Kaishora guggulu
  • Aswagandhavaleha
  • Shatavari churna
  • Shilajatuadi loha
  • Guluchyadi Kashayam
  • Arogyavardhini Vati

HOME REMEDIES FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

  • Proper exercise
  • Drinking plenty of fluids
  • Bathing in warm water
  • Body massaging

DIET AND BEHAVIOUR FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

  • Avoid food items which produce vata dosha imbalance like cold and dry food, hard to digest. Because vata imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Consume easily digestible food items, cow’s milk, calcium and a vitamin D rich diet
  • Oil massage on the whole body is advised. That alleviates vata dosha.

YOGA FOR CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME  

  • Nadi Shuddi Pranayam    – calms the mind and gets relief from aches and pains

The patient needs to be seated in a meditative posture with the head and spine erect, and the body relaxed. The patient has to close one nostril (e.g. left nostril if using the right hand and vice versa) with the thumb and exhale completely through the other nostril. Again, he will have to breathe in deeply through the other nostril while the opposite nostril is still closed with the thumb.                             

  • Savasana – relaxes body and mind
  • Bhujangasana
  • Dhanurasana
  • Cakrasana
  • Matsyendrasana

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Ayurveda Expert, India
Dr. Rajesh Nair, Consultant, Ayurvedaforall

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