Date : 23-05-2018

What is Vitiligo?

Vitiligo, a skin pigmentation disorder that can affect anybody. When the skin pigment cells called as melanocytes are damaged in certain areas of the body vitiligo forms. Vitiligo may be found at any part of the body including hair, eyes, and inside the mouth.

Vitiligo is said to be associated with certain autoimmune and inflammatory diseases such as Thyroid, Diabetes, Psoriasis and Pernicious Anemia. It may also be hereditary.

Causes of Vitiligo or Leucoderma

Even the reasons for vitiligo are unknown, the following can trigger vitiligo

  • A genetic oxidative stress imbalance
  • A stressful event
  • A neural cause
  • Heredity
  • A virus
  • Harm to the skin due to sunburn or cut
  • Exposure to some chemicals

Ayurveda Treatment of Vitiligo

Before starting the treatment, the doctor will try to change the mindset of the patient by giving a counseling session so that the patient get more awareness about the condition. Ayurvedic treatment for vitiligo is harmless and free from side effects because it only involves the use of organic herbs.

Ayurvedic treatment involves the following:

  • Virudhahara is avoided through a proper diet prescribed by the doctor
  • Digestion is corrected
  • Elimination of toxins
  • Improves the Immune system
  • Controlling Doshas
  • Improves metabolic activities

Dr. R.S Roy Amrita Ayurveda Medical Centre, Cochin is one of the best Ayurveda Skin Hospital in Kerala. They have branches in Kochi, Kollam, Guruvayur, and Changanacherry. With a strong family background in Ayurveda, Dr. Roy is the best dermatologist available in Kerala for Vitiligo and other skin conditions.

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