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Motor neuron disease

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Motor neuron disease

Basic description of the disease

Motor Neuron Disease or Motor Neuron Disease is a kind of Neurological Disease.  Diseases affecting the motor neurons that controls muscle movement in the brain and spinal cord. A condition that affects motor neurons causes muscle degeneration, resulting in loss of limb mobility, difficulty speaking, swallowing and breathing. In such conditions, the messages from the motor neurons are not able to reach the specific voluntary muscles causing immobility. The condition affects vital muscle activities and eventually loses the control over voluntary movement.

There are 4 major types of Motor Neuron Diseases including:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 

  • Progressive bulbar palsy 

  • Progressive muscular atrophy 

  • Primary lateral sclerosis 

According to Ayurveda, imbalance in doshas in the body is the primary causes of any disorder.

Ayurveda provide effective treatment options for motor neuron diseases. The treatment method aims at resolving the underlying cause of the condition and to gradually recover the function of voluntary muscles. Aggravation of Vata dosha is considered as the predominant factor that causes motor neuron diseases as they are responsible for the cognitive and neo-cognitive function of the brain. The treatment plan is: 

  •  to pacify the aggravated doshas in the body,

  •  eliminate accumulated toxins from the deep layer of tissues,

  •  bring in balance and harmony of the bodily systems. 

To achieve this various herbal decoctions, herbal oils and other medications are used to neutralize the secretion of various chemical neurotransmitters and hormones.

Panchakarma programs are designed to recover based on the severity of the condition and includes - Shirodhara, Patarpotli massage, Abhyangam and Shashtishali Pinda svedam. 

Yoga and meditation treatment methods helps relax the body and mind and bring in balance to the system,improve the strength and flexibility of the muscles and joints. Yoga brings in inner joy and happiness, improves the blood circulation, rejuvenates within and reduces mental stress. To know more about motor neuron disease treatment plan and treatment book an appointment with our Ayurvedic Doctor.

Devastating thoughts and emotions

Hatred, prolonged anger and rage, as well as resentment, are like devastating fires that destroy everything in its path. Evil is the beginning of self-destruction.


  • Avoid Physical and mental stress

  • drink much of fluid every day.

  • Practice Yoga 

  • Meditation is recommended


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