Blended connective-tissue illness (MCTD) is a medical entity with a mix of Raynaud’s phenomenon, swollen fingers, arthritis, esophageal hypomotility, myositis, pulmonary hypertension, sclerodactyl, pores and skin rash, leucopenia, pleuritis, pericarditis and excessive ranges of ribonucleoprotein antibodies. Ladies are 10 occasions extra affected by this situation than males.
The Ayurvedic therapy of MCTD is aimed toward controlling signs, sustaining regular operate, and stopping or delaying issues. Medicines are given to deal with particular organ or system involvement. Sutshekhar-Ras, Praval-Panchamrut, Laghu-Sutshekhar and Shankh-Vati are used to deal with esophageal hypomotility. Raynaud’s phenomenon may be handled utilizing Tapyadi-Loh, Ekang-Veer-Ras, Kaishor-Guggulu, Mahamanjishthadi-Qadha and Saarivasav. Arthritis may be handled utilizing medicines like Yograj-Guggulu, Punarnavadi-Guggulu, Maha- Rasnadi-Qadha, Dashmoolarishta, Maha-Vat-Vidhwans-Ras, Vat-Gajankush-Ras and Agnitundi-Vati. Myositis and swollen fingers may be handled utilizing medicines like Punarnavadi-Guggulu, Punarnavadi-Qadha, Panch-Tikta-Ghrut-Guggulu, Trayodashang-Guggulu and Gokshuradi-Guggulu.
Pores and skin rash may be handled utilizing medicines like Mahamanjishthadi-Qadha, Saarivasav, Arogya-Vardhini, Panch-Tikta-Ghrut and Panch-Tikta-Ghrut-Guggulu. Leucopenia may be handled utilizing medicines like Tapyadi-Loh, Punarnavadi-Mandur, Panch-Tikta-Ghrut, Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haridra (Curcuma longa), Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia) and Musta (Cyperus rotundus). Sclerodactyl may be handled utilizing Kaishor-Guggulu, Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris), Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa), Dashmool (Ten roots), Amalaki and Guduchi. Pleuritis and pericarditis may be handled utilizing medicines like Ras-Sindur, Malla-Sindur, Sameer-Pannag-Ras, Arjunarishta, Shrung-Bhasma, Arjun (Terminalia arjuna) and Pushkarmool (Inula racemosa). Pulmonary hypertension is handled utilizing medicines like Tapyadi-Loh, Punarnavadi-Qadha, Shrung-Bhasma, Laxadi-Guggulu, Laxmi-Vilas-Ras and Bruhat-Vat-Chintamani.
As well as, different medicines should be given to enhance the immune standing of the physique and stop a number of organ and system involvement on this illness. For this objective, medicines like Suvarna-Malini-Vasant, Suvarna-Parpati, Bruhat-Vat-Chintamani and Maha-Laxmi-Vilas-Ras are used. Natural medicines like Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Bala (Sida cordifolia) and Naagbala (Grewia hirsuta) may also be used for this objective. An everyday therapeutic massage of the complete physique utilizing very tremendous powders of Manjishtha, Yashtimadhuk and Mandukparni also can assist significantly to deal with or forestall multi-system involvement in MCTD.
Sufferers affected with MCTD ought to undertake a wholesome life-style and applicable leisure methods to be able to forestall or delay issues from this illness. All sufferers affected with MCTD must be below the common care and supervision of a Rheumatologist.