Parkinson disease and Ayurveda
- Journal of Neurology & Stroke
Avinash Shankar,1 Amresh Shankar,2 Anuradha Shankar3
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Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative brain disease of dopamine secreting brain cells Substantia nigra is increasing progressively and presents therapeutics -levodopa, carbidopa, MAOB inhibitor, COMT inhibitors, surgery and deep brain stimulations, though improve presenting feature but not quality of life. Present study using herbal composite containing Mucuna pruriens, Herpestis monnieri,Acors calamus, Nardostachys jatamansi and Withania somnifera taken in equal partshows better quality of life in all most all with marked improvement in movemement disorder in 92% cases as compared to 39% cases on conventional therapy. In addition Herbal composite also improve the haematological, hepatic and Renal function by bioregulating body biomechanics and neural cell function, revitalizing neural cell damage in substantia nigra check distruction of dopamine and facilitate optimal level of Dopamine for normal brain function.
parkinson disease, substantia nigra, dopamine, livodopa, carbidopa, MAOB inhibitor, COMT inhibitor, deep brain stimulation, bradykinesia, CNS function