Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune contractile organ disease and due to which muscle weakness and other weakness comes in the body. In disease of the neuromuscular junction, antibodies block, alter, or destroy the receptors for neurotransmitter that prevents the contraction from occurring. These antibodies are created by the body’s own system.
Muscles become more and more weaker following ever-briefer periods of activity and improve once ever-lengthening periods of rest, and muscles that management eye and palpebral movement, facial expressions, chewing, talking, and swallowing are particularly inclined, though because the malady progresses muscles that management respiration and limb movements may become affected.
The condition is a lot of common in ladies below forty years elderly and in men over sixty and infant myasthenia happens in 12% of infants born to MG mothers.
Myasthenia is treated medically with acetyl cholinesterase inhibitors or immunosuppressant’s, and, in designated cases, thymectomy. The malady incidence is 3–30 cases per million per annum and rising as a results of accrued awareness.
Ayurveda on Myasthenia Gravis
The pathogenesis similar to MG is in disease conditions Amavata, Sanayughat vata, sanayu-mansa-ghat vata, kaphaavrita vyanavayu & the name of disease with similar clinical presentation is Khanja, Urustambha & by following the line of treatment documented in these conditions MG can be treated with Ayurveda based herbal medicines , the increased Acetylene – choline-receptor- anti-bodies start coming after a treatment of 45 to 60 days & improvement in muscles strength can also be noticed 30-45days treatment.
At Vedanta Ayurveda personalized herbal formulations in two combinations are prepared based on the nature, state, bala of disease & diseased –1.Amahara-to reverse the disease process, 2.Medhya rasayana-to improve the neural activities .