Ayurvedic treatment for Appendicitis


Ayurvedic treatment for Appendicitis

Appendicitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the appendix. It is classified as a medical emergency and many cases require removal of the inflamed appendix, either by laparotomy or laparoscopy. Untreated, mortality is high, mainly because of the risk of rupture leading to peritonitis and shock. Reginald Fitz first described acute and chronic appendicitis in 1886, and it has been recognized as one of the most common causes of severe acute abdominal pain worldwide. A correctly diagnosed non-acute form of appendicitis is known as "rumbling appendicitis". The term "pseudoappendicitis" is used to describe a condition mimicking appendicitis. It can be associated with Yersinia enterocolitica.

Symptoms of appendicitis
•           Dull pain near the navel or the upper abdomen that becomes sharp as it moves to the lower right abdomen. This is usually the first sign.
•           Nausea and/or vomiting soon after abdominal pain begins
•           Abdominal swelling
•           Inability to pass gas
•           Loss of appetite
•           Fever of 99° F to 102° F
•           Painful urination
•           Vomiting that precedes the abdominal pain
•           Severe cramps
•           Constipation or diarrhea with gas

Ayurvedic treatment

1.      Drinking lots of water

2.      Panchkarma is the best treatment procedure for appendix problems. It cleanse the body from toxins and fastest way to cure the problem without any side effects. If you want to find local panchkarma centre you can visit Panchakarma Directory

3.      Triphala is best herbal formulation to treat appendicitis. It is a natural laxative with least side effects. It is available in powdered form and capsules.

4.      Warm water enema - it helps in cleansing the large intestines. It should be done under medical supervision. Dietary restrictions should be followed before and after the treatment.

5.      Soak cotton cloth in warm water and put it on the abdomen area for few minutes. Rinse and repeat. Continue it until the pain subsides.

6.      Orange juice therapy for 2 weeks