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Ayurvedic Treatment of Coeliac Disease - Medicines, Home Remedies and Diet Charts

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune disease characterized by abnormal mucosa in the small intestines and as its related with digestive tract so certainly very pivotal for digestive capacity of our body. This disease is aggravated by gluten found in wheat, barley, oats and rye so patients must be aware with regards all the dietary protocols in detail. Coeliac disease usually begins in the first three years of life and patient's parents must stay in touch with physician for precise diagnostic procedures. However, it may manifest itself for the first time in adult life too so differential daignosis is very important here for all the patients. The commonest features are diarrhea, weight loss and anemia so all these sins must be in watch all the time and patients must never ignore these vital signs. Other features are finger clubbing, dermatitis, amenorrhea and infertility so these also should be taken into consideration while doing the prescription charting. You are welcome to contact Nakra Ayurveda Hospitals and Herbals Pvt Ltd to avail our Free Online Ayurveda Consultation for Coeliac Disease.

Causes of Coeliac Disease - 

Ideally, the body’s immune system is designed to protect it from foreign invaders which we call as allergens and they are of two types - good / bad. But when people with coeliac disease eat foods containing gluten, their immune system regards gluten as a foreign invader and forms antibodies to attack the intestinal lining because immune system is regarding this as an allergen which is resulting in all the issues. This causes inflammation in the intestines and damages the villi, which are hair-like structures on the lining of the small intestine and this forms the basis of this very chronic nature of ailment which can be quite trublesome for patients in many aspects.

Nutrients from food are generally absorbed by the villi – if the villi are damaged an individual cannot absorb nutrients properly and ends up malnourished irrespective of what or how much they eat so coeliac disease is one of the most complicated forms of digestive vitiation which first needs to be diagnosed and later on needs to be proerply charted out so patients can always take correct food and correct medication as well.

Symptoms of Coeliac Disease - 

  • - Menstrual problems

  • - Digestive problems

  • - Severe skin rashes

  • - Iron deficiency, anaemia

  • - Growth problems and seizures

  • - Tingling sensation in the legs

  • - Muscle cramps, joint and bone pain

Ayurvedic Coeliac Disease Treatment

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune condition, which means it involves a problem with your immune system that causes your disease-fighting white blood cells to attack your own tissue and all these illness of auto-immunity can be very chronic at times considering its healing possibilities. In coeliac disease, gluten ingestion triggers your white blood cells to attack the lining of your small intestine and all the signs as listed above can start troubling the patient in many ways.

From an Ayurvedic perspective, this condition indicates an imbalance of certain body energies causing weakened immunity and digestion so patient must be aware with regards what to eat and what to avoid. The digestive system is too sensitive causing an allergic reaction to certain foods and those foods intake must be avoided by all. Ayurvedic line of treatment is to use herbs which are immunomodulators, thus balance the immune system and try to revive the villi of intestines so patients dont get to experience the aggression in illness and also the signs are alleviated considerably. However you need to avoid gluten in beginning, but gradually after proper treatment, we can add gluten gradually in to the diet so certainly its very promising treatment in herbal medicinal science and patients can receive best benefits in same regard.

Diet & Lifestyle Advice for Coeliac Disease

  • - Avoid all foods that have gluten, including foods made from wheat, rye, oats and barley as an intake of these foods can aggravate illness.

  • - Also avoid processed foods that may contain gluten so always check labels without using anything. 

  • - Include yogurt, buttermilk, juices, pulses and fruits in your diet which are all safe and absolutely beneficial as well. 

  • - Include rice, ragi, buckwheat, rice, whole corn, millet and gluten-free oats as these all are also safe and highly beneficial as well. 


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