Vitiligo is a skin disorder that generates white patches or discoloration on all over the body. It is a non contagious disease which can affect to any part of the body. The rate and extent of colour loss due to vitiligo is unpredictable. Vitiligo can occur in people of all skin types, but it may be more perceptible in people with darker skin.
Causes of Vitiligo :-
Vitiligo mainly occurs due to the inactivity of melanin forming cells. Melanin is a pigment that gives colour to the skin, eye and hair.
Symptoms of Vitiligo :-
The major sign of vitiligo is the colour loss which creates white patches over the body. The discoloration first appear on the sun exposed areas such as the arms, hands, face, lips and feets. Other signs include
- Change in colour of the inner layer eyeball
- Discolored patches around the navel,genitals, armpits and rectum
- Premature whitening of the hair on the scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes or beard
- Discolouration inside the mouth
Vitiligo can occur in any age, but most often appear before the age of 20. Presence of vitiligo make you a bad feel about yourself or it may reduce the self esteem of individuals. Proper treatments will help to reduce the effect of vitiligo.
Ayurveda a traditional medical approach offers safest and effective treatment method for vitiligo. The main highlight of ayurvedic treatment is 100% side effect free and nature friendly. In ayurveda, vitiligo is defined as Switra or Kilasa. The three categories of switra are Vatika, Paithika and Kaphaja showing the features of Vata, Pitta and Kapha respectively.
Amrita Ayurveda Medical Centre in Kochi, Kerala offers effective Ayurvedic Treatments for Vitiligo. We always try to provide effectual ayurvedic treatments for all types of health related disorders. Dr. R. S. Roy a Well known Ayurvedic Doctor with decades of experience in the field of Skin and Allergic Diseases offers 100% side effect free ayurveda treatments. Our therapeutic procedures are carried out by experienced therapists under the supervision of
Dr. R. S Roy. We always provide a highly hygienic condition in our hospital. Your Health is our Wealth.
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