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EFFECTIVE HERBAL REMEDIES FOR MACULAR DEGENERATION (MD)

S. No. Products Quantity
1 Bilberry Capsules 2 Bottles (180 Capsules)
2 Amalaki Rasayan 2 Bottles (120 Capsules)
3 Pitta Balance 1 Bottle (60 Capsules)
4 Gotukola Capsules 2 Bottles (120 Capsules)
5 Angel Eye Vitale 2 Bottles (120 Capsules)

Macular Degeneration (MD) or age related macular degeneration (AMD) is a condition caused by deterioration of retina, In fact it is a group of degenerative disorders of retina where there is breakdown of eye’s macula. Macula is a small area in the retina with light sensitive tissues lining the back of eye. There is loss of central vision and person feels difficulty to read, drive and recognize faces of some other things.

According to modern science there is no cure for macular degeneration but it can be managed well and progression can be slow down efficiently with some excellent herbs mentioned in Ayurveda (a traditional system of healing).

What are the types of macular degeneration?

Basically macular degeneration is classified in to two types, wet and dry.

Dry (atrophic or non neovascular macular degeneration) is seen very commonly with 80 to 90 percent cases and rest is wet (exudative or neovascular macular degeneration) type.

1. Dry macular degeneration

It develops with aging and there is thinning of macular tissues. Gradually there is buildup of whitish yellow pieces of fatty protein called drusen under the retina that makes it thinner and stop functioning properly, results in vision loss.

2. Wet macular degeneration

Though wet cases of macular degeneration are seen less but can be more dangerous than dry one. Here, abnormal blood vessels starts growing from choroid part which is under the retina, called choroidal neovascularization (CNV). These blood vessels excrete some fluid or blood to hinder central vision.

What are the stages of macular degeneration?

Macular degeneration can be classified in to three stages following:-

Early, intermediate and late MD or AMD.

  • In early stages, person does not feel any vision problem but he or she has risk to develop soon or later. Regular eye examination is really important. In early AMD, retinal pigment changes can be detected.
  • In intermediate macular degeneration, vision loss is noticeable and there may not be other symptoms.
  • In late macular degeneration, vision loss is noticeable and other symptoms are also seen.

What are the risk factors of macular degeneration?

As name says, age related macular degeneration means after 60 or so chances are more to have with this problem. Age factors contributes here and it can be hereditary as it can pass from parents to children.

Other risk factors are:-

  • Light eye color
  • Obesity
  • Increased cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Smoking etc.

What are the symptoms of macular degeneration?

Symptoms varies and grow according to stages of macular degeneration as mentioned above.

Symptoms seen are:-

  • Blurred or dark areas seen in the center of vision
  • Changed perception of colors
  • Objects appearing smaller or very away
  • Not able to recognize faces
  • Increased haziness of vision
  • Straight lines appear wavy

How macular degeneration is diagnosed?

Go for regular eyes check and be in touch with him. He can ask you to undergo some tests to diagnose like – visual acuity test, angiogram, tomography, dilated eye exam etc.

  • Visual acuity test – An eyes chart is used to measure patient’s distance vision.
  • Dilated eyes exam – Pupil of patient is dilated with eyes drops for examination. Presence of drusen can be noticed by an expert.
  • Angiogram – A color dye is injected in to an arm vein which travels to blood vessels in the eye. In MD, there can be seen some retinal irregularities or images of some blood vessels.
  • Tomography – Retinal thinning or thickness can be measured to find out retinal damage.

What is ayurvedic approach towards macular degeneration?

Vata and Pitta doshas aggravation is responsible for age related macular degeneration. Ayurvedic approach is safest and perfect option to opt in this case. As this is an age related disorder but sometimes young people also can easily affected because if we study, exact causes of retinal damage are not known. It is highly advised to start with some herbal remedies for macular degeneration especially wet one to prevent further aggravation of symptoms and damage to retina.

Planet Ayurveda’s Formulations for Macular Degeneration

Planet Ayurveda serves wonderful herbal formulations across the world for several health ailments. For macular degeneration, it has following herbal mixture that work in synergistic manner to improve with eye normal functions and delay damage process up to a great extent.

1. Bilberry Capsules

Bilberry is a blue fruit that resembles and tastes like a blueberry. It is also known as Huckleberry. Bilberries contains a chemical called anthocyanosides which has an antioxidant property as well as the antioxidant vitamin C. Antioxidants prevents, reduces and reverses the damage to the body cells from free radicals that develops from oxidative stress. Bilberry has the ability to improve and store the vision. Planet Ayurveda uses standardized extract of this fantastic fruit for better results. It can be taken regularly to achieve its full health benefits. It is very helpful in restoring vision in condition like macular degeneration and even helps to cure glaucoma, eye strain, dry eye, muscular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

Dose – 2 cap, twice daily, after meals, with water

2. Amalaki Rasayan

Amalaki Rasayan is formulated using pure extracts of Amla with right process so that high quality of it can be achieved. Planet Ayurveda’s Amlaki Rasayan is one of the richest source of vitamin C which is purely herbal. Amla (Indian goose berry) is a medium sized deciduous tree that grows up to 8 to 18 mt. It has spreading branches having beautiful small leaves. This is one of the best immune enhancer fruit and known very well for its wonderful medicinal properties. Vitamin C and powerful antioxidant of Amla helps damage of retinal cells and keep capillaries healthy. Regular intake of Amlaki Rasayan helps to maintain a strong immune system and provide stamina against various diseases. This strengthen the retinal tissues and improve blood circulation so that vision can be improved.

Dose – 2 cap, twice daily, after meals, with water

3. Pitta Balance

Pitta balance capsules are a wonderful combination of cooling compounds and natural calcium compounds which restores the pitta imbalance quickly. It is mainly comprised of six natural calcium compounds such as Praval Pishti, Jahar Mohra Pishti, Kamdush Ras, Mukta Pishti and Giloy Satva. This is a perfect blend of ingredients helpful in macular degeneration. If we see from Ayurveda point of view, pitta is vitiated here so this mixture helps to reduce pitta and other associated symptoms. Pitta balance is beneficial in keeping pitta in equilibrium with other doshas and provides cooling and soothing effects. Automatically if pitta is in balanced condition, retinal health can be achieved with normal vision.

Dose – 1 cap, twice daily, after meals, with water

4. Gotukola Capsules

Gotukola is very popular herb mentioned in Ayurveda by the name Mandookparni. This possess excellent blood purifier, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties with many other. It is a very good circulatory stimulant that improves blood circulation and strengthen the blood vessels. Hence Gotukola can be of great help in macular degeneration where it nourishes and strengthen the strengthen the blood vessels and capillary walls, improves red blood cells, and stabilizes collagen tissues such as tendons, ligaments and cartilage. It also increases retinal pigments that allow the eye to tolerate light. It also helps in maintaining the flexibility of red blood cells by allowing them to pass through the blood capillaries and blood vessels.

Dose – 2 cap, twice daily, after meals, with water

5. Angel Eye Vitale

Angel Eye Vitale is another effective and result giving herbal remedy from Planet Ayurveda house for macular degeneration. It contains vitamin and minerals combination with bilberry fruit which are meant to improve retinal health and restore vision. This herbal formulation helps to slow down progression of macular degeneration and maintain a healthy vision. Regular use with entire combo pack is highly advised for better recovery and improved eye health.

Dose – 2 cap, twice daily, after meals, with water

Recommendations

Yoga and meditation are highly helpful in almost all the diseases. In macular degeneration also, it plays a very important role. Along with herbal medicines, patient is advised to perform some simple yoga postures, breathing exercises and meditation. All this helps to keep mind relaxed and united with body so that we are more focused towards our health.

Give your body proper rest as well, do not take stress, tension and do not do things which vitiate pitta dosha in body (heat).

Have an organic and natural diet. Opt for fruits and vegetables, ample of water. Avoid eating outsides. Say a big no to all kind of junk, packed and fried foods. Do not take packed fruit juices as they have preservatives in them (instead they vitiated body’s physical and mental energies).

Try to lose weight if you are obese. Obesity is leading causative factor for many diseases so try to achieve a healthy weight.

Try to keep blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol in control.

Last but not the least, as we said earlier, Herbal remedies are great in macular degeneration to prevent further retinal damage if you are diagnosed with it. Take authentic herbal remedies on regular basis as advised. Have patience as herbs take bit longer time to show their results. They go deep to the root level and nourish entire system.