VITILIGO/ (LEUCODERMA) TREATMENT IN PUNJAB BATALA.

VITILIGO / (LEUCODERMA)

Vitiligo is a skin condition in which pigments are lost from area of the skin causing whitish patches on the skin. The white patches aften change shape or grow, they may even remain constant throughout the life. The extend & rate of colour loss from vitiligo is unpredictable. Usually it appears on sun-exposed regions.It can affect any skin type or any part of body including hair.

It is non contagious disorder and does not affect any internal organs of the body, but is having a great social stigma and is stressful for the patients.

SYMPTOMS OF VITILIGO

The main symptom of vitiligo is pigment loss that produces milky white patches on your skin. It usually starts with small white spots or discoloration on your skin. It also starts with loss of colour in mucous membrane, usually the inner lining of lips or nose. Any part of your body may get affected by vitiligo, but these patches are more common in areas where skin is exposed to the skin, generally on the hands, feets, arms, and face.

CAUSES

The correct cause of vitiligo is still debatable and not fully understood. There are various theories on the cause of vitiligo. The one that is generally accepted is that, people with vitiligo develop anti bodies that turn upon them and destroy their own melanocytes.

We can broadly discuss some of the factors that are responsible for vitiligo.

  • Auto immune related: – A condition of the immune system, where it destroys its own tissues and cells.
  • Genetic cause: – If a family member has vitiligo, there are chances that his next generation will also have vitiligo.
  • Hormonal cause: – Some imbalance in the hormones generally the thyroid hormone can result in Vitiligo.
  • Vitamin B and vitamin D deficiency.
  • Impaired liver and kidney function.
  • Exposure to some chemicals.

AYURVEDIC ASPECT OF VITILIGO

Ayurveda has explained about a variety of skin diseases in detail and its treatment. The appearance of white patches that spread in the body has been described in ayurveda and its treatment has been well explained.

Ayurveda believes that vitiligo is caused as a result of imbalance in the three doshas which then vitiates the Rasa, Rakta, Mamsa, Meala and Majja dathu.

According to Ayurveda, the main reason for vitiligo is Virudha Ahar (Food Incompability) Ayurveda has explained about some of the food items that should not be consumed together. If these food items are used in long durations, it results in building up of toxins in the body, thus affecting the immunity of a person.

TREATEMENT

The main focus in the treatment of vitiligo is balancing the disturbed doshas, detoxifying the body and building up the immunity of the patients.

At Vedic Karma Ayurvedic Multi-speciality hospital, the Dermatology wing under the guidance of Dr. Sneha Rathi, who has successfully treated thousands of patients with vitiligo, is giving relief to number of patients in Punjab as well as in other parts of India and abroad.

The Medication used are herbal preparations. Internal medicines, as well as medicated paste and oil are given to the patients according to the condition of the disease.A complete history blood reports and assessment of prakruti is done so as to identify the causative factors and then the treatment is done.

Vedic Karma Ayurvedic Multi-Speciality Hospital, since its establishment has treated successfully hundreds of patients with vitiligo without relapse.