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.
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.
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.