Breast Cancer Treatment in Ayurveda
ABSTRACT Cancer is caused when there are certain changes in genes which are helpful in growth of the body. Breast cancer is a cancer in which there is production of cells which grow rapidly which cause cancer in the breast. In this article we will be discussing breast cancer, causes of breast cancer, symptoms of breast cancer, diagnosis of breast cancer, treatment of breast cancer, Ayurvedic aspect of breast cancer as well as Ayurvedic treatment of breast cancer. We will also discuss Mahima Chaudhary's battle with breast cancer and also some other national and international personalities which have been diagnosed with breast cancer. So, be with me till the end.
INTRODUCTION In breast cancer patients see some fluctuation in the size of the breast and also lump or cyst type formation in the breast. Breast cancer is very common nowadays and it develops in breast tissues. In this disorder cells mutate and grow unconditionally and a tumor-like growth protrudes. With time this cell's growth can move to other parts of the body and this development is known as metastasis. Early signs of breast cancer are like change in size of the breast, lump formation on breast, dimpling of nipples, scaly skin over breast, inflammation may be seen, redness present over breast, fluid discharge from nipples etc. The causes of breast cancer can vary from age, sex, family history etc. Most women over 50 years of age are more prone to breast cancer, family history of the patient, smoking, drinking (alcohol), obesity, exposure to radiation, hormonal replacement therapy etc. The most accurate and firm diagnostic test for breast cancer is mammography. The basic line of treatment is hormonal therapy, chemotherapy, radiation therapy etc. Surgery (lumpectomy, mastectomy) is the last option for breast cancer. AYURVEDIC CORRELATION OF BREAST CANCER Breast Cancer is growing day by day due to exposure to harmful chemicals, adulteration in food, sedentary lifestyle as well as dietary imbalance. According to Ayurveda Breast cancer is correlated by arbudha i.e.tumor or lump present in the breast. In arbuda there is predominance of tri-dosha i.s. vata, pitta and kapha dosha in the body. Ayurveda treatment helps in pacification of tri-dosha of the body and helps in maintaining a healthy life. Ayurveda pursues the patient's therapeutics and also helps in refining the health of the patient with ancient methods and abet in upgrading the quality of life of the patients. SYMPTOMS OF BREAST CANCER The Symptoms of Breast Cancer are listed below:- Change in size of the breast Lump formation on breast Dimpling of nipples Scaly skin over breast Inflammation Redness present over breast Fluid discharge from nipples Inversion of nipples CAUSES OF BREAST CANCER The Causes of Breast Cancer are listed below:- More than 50 years of age (more prone) Women are more prone Family history (genetic) Hormonal replacement therapy Smoking Alcohol intake Exposure to radiation Obesity DIAGNOSIS OF BREAST CANCER The Diagnosis of Breast Cancer is listed below:- Medical history Physical examination Blood tests Ultrasonography MRI Mammography Positron emission tomography PREVENTION OF BREAST CANCER The Prevention of Breast Cancer can be done by following these steps:- Maintaining a healthy weight Do physical activities in daily basis Yoga is very effective Avoid any kind of radiations Rest properly and have sleep properly TREATMENT OF BREAST CANCER The Treatment of Breast Cancer is listed below:- Surgery (lumpectomy, mastectomy, sentinel node biopsy, radical mastectomy) Chemotherapy Radiation therapy Immunotherapy Target drug therapy NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PERSONALITIES WHICH HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER Mahima Chaudhary is an Indian actress and former model known for her beauty. She won Miss. India title in 1990. Recently Mahima chaudhary has been diagnosed with breast cancer and she is battling with breast cancer and she revealed this on 9 th of june. This news disclosed by Anupam kher and Mahima chaudhary revealed that she had no symptoms. She was gone for a routine check up and her doctor suggested she visit an oncologist. She was worried and then she visited her oncologist and he suggested to go for further tests to see any kind of malignancy. She further added that her test report was negative but still there were lumps and they advised me to remove those lumps. They sent the biopsy report to the lab to see further any malignancy in her tissues and this time they found tiny cells which were malignant and then she got very upset as her doctor advised to go for chemotherapy. She revealed that now she has lost her hair and she feels so tired, weak etc. Right now she is under treatment for breast cancer in the USA. Other national and international personalities diagnosed with Breast cancer:- Chhavi mittal (actress) Hamsa nandini (actress) Tahira kashyap (filmmaker) Mumtaz (actress) Shannen Doherty (actress) Wanda sykes (stand up comedian) Sheryl crow (musician) Julia Louis- dreyfus (actress) AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR BREAST CANCER Ayurveda helps in efficiently working the body and optimizing the proper health of the patient. Ayurvedic medicines treat the disease from depth and also help in maintaining a healthy life. Ayurvedic medicine acts as a helping hand in reducing the risk of recurrence of disease and causes no side effects of the treatment as it is pure plant based extracts. Planet Ayurveda is an Ayurvedic medicinal brand which has supplied pure herbal extracts all over the world for 20 years. All the medicines are in the form of capsule, powder, tablets, asav, arishta etc and these medicines are prepared under guidelines of Ayurvedic board. Planet Ayurveda provides Ayurvedic herbal medicines which are extracted from pure raw material. These herbal medicines are very promising for 20 years and the results are very optimistic. This herbal medicine is made up of 100% natural extracts and has no animal product as well, which means these medications are pure vegetarian and contain no chemicals and additives. These are the pure Ayurvedic Medicines for Breast Cancer from Planet Ayurveda as listed below:- PRODUCTS LIST Ashwagandha Capsules Curcumin Capsules Kanchnaar Guggul Tulsi Capsules Guggul Capsules Chandraprabha Vati Crab Care Pack
PRODUCTS DESCRIPTION 1. Ashwagandha Capsules Ashwagandha Capsule (Withania somnifera) contains 500 mg purified extract. It has antioxidant properties as it helps in reduction of stress and anxiety and enhances physical and mental stamina. It helps in immunity boosting and pacifies the nervous system. Ashwagandha capsules helps in calming the brain and reduces the swelling of brain. Dosage - 1 capsule twice a day after meal. 2. Curcumin Capsules Curcumin Capsule is a herbal formulation prepared from Planet Ayurveda and contains Haridra (Curcuma longa) which is pure extract of curcumin. Curcumin acts as an anti- cancerous property as it neutralizes free radicals. Curcumin acts as an anti-inflammatory agent and is helpful in healing minor to major injuries and wounds. This helps in diabetes and also helpful in preventing allergy. Curcumin also acts as anti aging as it nourishes the skin and makes it free from any type of infections. Dosage - 2 capsules twice a day with plain water after a meal. 3. Kanchnaar Guggul Kanchnaar Guggul is polyherbal tablet formulation prepared from Planet Ayurveda and contains kachnar bark (Bauhinia variegata), Varuna (Crateva religiosa), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia billerica), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Trikatu etc. Kanchnaar Guggul helps in reducing the pitta and kapha dosha from the body. These tablets help in enhancing the appetite, vomiting and nausea. These tablets also help in reducing cholesterol, fibroid uterus and unwanted fats. Dosage - 2 tablets twice a day with plain water after a meal. 4. Guggul Capsules Guggul Capsule is a single herbal formulation prepared from Planet Ayurveda and it contains Guggul (Commiphora mukul). Guggul Capsule is very effective in reducing any kind of infection in the body and also helps in improving the immune system in the body. Guggul Capsules are effective in destroying the free radicals in the body. Guggul capsule is anti-inflammatory which helps in reducing swelling and helps in improving overall health. Dosage - 1 capsule twice a day after meal. 5. Tulsi Capsules Tulsi Capsules is the single herbal formulation prepared from Planet Ayurveda and it contains standard extract of Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) herb. Tulsi has its own properties on health issues and it's very effective in improving immune power and helps in pacifying Kapha and Vata doshas. It is helpful in supporting the function of the digestive system and improving overall health. Dosage - 1 capsule twice daily with normal water after meals. 6. Chandraprabha Vati Chandraprabha Vati is a polyherbal tablet formulation prepared from Planet Ayurveda and it contains Shilajit (Asphaltum), Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Mustak (Cyperus rotundus), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Shunthi (Zingiber officinalis). Chanderprabha Vati is very effective in reducing inflammation, preventing disorders associated with the reproductive system and decreasing stress, anxiety, and depression. Dosage - 2 tablets twice daily with normal water after meals. CONCLUSION In this article we discussed Breast Cancer, and also the Ayurvedic Treatment of Breast Cancer. Mahima Chaudhary's battle with cancer is also mentioned in this article. Even then national and international actresses who were battling with breast cancer are also mentioned in this article. Prevention of breast cancer as well as Ayurvedic treatment for this is mentioned in this article. Ayurveda pursues the patient's therapeutics and also helps in refining the health of the patient with ancient methods and abet in upgrading the quality of life of the patients. Hence, stated Ayurvedic medicines from Planet Ayurveda are very productive as they help in treating the disorder and are free from any preservatives and other chemicals agents that hamper your health.