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Doctor insights on: Ayurvedic Treatment For Muscular Dystrophy

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Does Ayurvedic medicine help in Duchenne muscular dystrophy?

Does Ayurvedic medicine help in Duchenne muscular dystrophy?

I don't know of any : scientific studies on this topic. Join Muscular Dystrophy Association India at mdindia.org. If any physicians have done research on the use of Ayurvedic medicine in DMD, you will find them or the results of their studies at MDIndia. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
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Ayurveda (Definition)

Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for muscular dystrophy?

What is the best treatment for muscular dystrophy?

Supportive: Mostly supportive and treating complications. There are some results with gene therapy, stem cell etc. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for muscular dystrophy (jerry lewis) ?

Is there any treatment for muscular dystrophy (jerry lewis) ?

It depends: There are many different forms of muscular dystrophy. Treatment depends on the type. For some forms there are treatments to slow progression of the disease. There are currently no cures, but a lot of active research and promise on the horizon. ...Read more

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Could there be a cure or treatment for muscular dystrophy?

Treatment, no cure : If you are referring to duchenne muscular dystrophy, there is no cure at this point. It is progressive disease where muscle is replaced by fibrotic tissue. Steroids have been shown to increase the length of time a child can walk, decrease respiratory issues and even decrease the need for scoliosis surgery. It is not a panacea and should be discussed between doctor and family. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment found for muscular dystrophy ?

Yes and no: Depending on the type there are some treatments to slow the progression, but htere are currently no cures. If you are passionate about this issue please consider supporting the mda who are instrumental in funding a lot of promising research! ...Read more

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My self is rajneesh kumar suffering from calpainopathy muscular dystrophy. I've never been getting any treatment or therapy. Wt should I do n how?

How diagnosed?: First, you need a proper diagnosis. Next you need a competent doctor to evaluate you in a thorough manner. Muscle disease can affect breathing, swallowing, back, hips, knees, ankles, as well as heart function. There is risk for anesthesia as well as risk for toxic effects from certain medications and antibiotics. You may benefit from therapy and need special equipment. Discuss with your md. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the treatment of muscular dystrophy?

Could you tell me what is the treatment of muscular dystrophy?

See below: Ther is neither a cure nor a method of slowing the progression of muscular dystrophy. Much efforts are to treat complications and to improve the quality of life. ...Read more

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Can there be any drug for the treatment of "muscular dystrophy"?

Yes and no : They're are medical treatments to help slow down the progression of duchenne muscular dystrophy (steroid treatment) but nothing (yet) that will cure the disease. Make sure that you discuss the risks and benefits of steroid treatment with your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Kathryn Mosher
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Muscular Dystrophy (Definition)

Muscular dystrophy refers to a group of muscle disorders characterized by progressive weakness of the muscles and ...Read more