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An auto immune disorder occurs when the body’s immune system attacks and destroys healthy body tissue by default mechanism. More than 80 types of auto immune disorders are there. This presentation will review understanding of autoimmune disease from different points of view including modern medicine and Ayurveda. Pathogenesis of auto immune diseases will be discussed . Common autoimmune disorder: Addison’s disease, celiac disease-sprue (gluten sensitive enteropathy) , dermetomyositis, Grave’s disease ,hashimoto’s thyroiditis ,multiple sclerosis ,mystenia gravis ,pernicious anemia ,reactive arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis , sjogren syndrome ,systemic lupus erythematosus, type 1 daibetes etc.
Panchakarma ,deep psycho- physiological cleansing and detoxification programme ,helps to improve overall health and wellness by adopting 4 steps .The foremost step is to improve digestion, assimilation ,absorption by adopting various methods of fasting ,and utilizing digestive herbs,the second is by administrating various deep cleaning programme as explained in panchakarma therapies ,the third is to follow a post cleansing diet and lifestyle,and administering various rasayanas and vajeekaranas gradually and systematically enhance the immune system to alleviate autoimmune disorders.
The rapid increase in the number and prevalence of autoimmune disorders is a global health concern today .Classical ayurvedic protocols, through their comprehensive approaches ,bring balance to the body’s functional systems and enhance the immune stability and resistance against further relapse of the same pathological responses .such classical protocols includes traditional herbal formulations, customized panchakarma,dietary and lifestyle corrections ,I wIll be bringing some of the chronic clinical cases of autoimmune conditions managed in our institute Smt.K.G.Mittal.P.Ayurvedic Mahavidyalaya, with sustainable outcome.
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