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Suffering with sensorineural hearing loss due to tumour behing both ears. Suggest ayurvedic treatment?

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i am 25 suffering with sensorineural hearing loss due to tumors (TYPE II NEUROFIBROMATOSIS) besides both ears. please advise treatment in ayurveda. tumors found in sizes 38X45X46 mm on right ear. (extending into right XXXXXXX auditory meatus and widening it) 15X22X13 mm on left ear. please advise the tratment only in AYURVEDA
Posted Wed, 13 Nov 2013 in Ayurveda
 
 
Answered by Dr. Munish Sood 3 hours later
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Dear

Thanks for contacting Ayurveda with your health query and before opting for effective line of management from Ayurveda perspective let me know about following concerns so that prescribed Regime can be initiated

1. because it is bilateral and associated with NF (II), thus is a genetic disorder [Acoustic Neuroma], moreover being SN implies involvement of Inner ear, and cranial nerve VIII [vestibulo cochlear].
2. are there any pressure symptoms because of the location of tumor [it can interfere with the trigeminal nerve, causing facial numbness. and can also press on the facial nerve causing facial weakness or paralysis on the side of the tumor.??
3..apart from SN [sensorineural] hearing loss are there any associated symptoms like: tinnitus (ringing in the ear),and dizziness or loss of balance.?? do you experience visual problems also?
4. what medicines are/were you taking in Allopathy [duration and dose], so that any drug-drug interaction with Ayurveda herbs can be ruled out. [please specify]
5. are you using any hearing aids, to overcome sensorineural hearing loss. or any cochlear implants??
6. please let me know about the concerns raised so that Ayurveda treatment can be incorporated.
7. avoid caffeine,nicotine, or cocaine excess talking, head bath, excess exercise and sexual intercourse, avoid professional activities which involve high frequency sounds, dry fruits and bitter and astringent food.

PS
. Mainstay of treatment will be to help regenerate the auditory nerve, inner ear connected to the auditory nerve, and to strengthen the hearing centre in the brain and usually a time period of 5-6 months is required [do let me know the severity of nerve damage,suggested by your doctor or by investigations]

Dr. Munish sood
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Follow-up: Suffering with sensorineural hearing loss due to tumour behing both ears. Suggest ayurvedic treatment? 7 hours later
history: in september 2012 patient got mild dumbness , severe pain in the ear zone when exposed to sun light and RINGING IN THE BOTH EARS, medication started continued till march 2013 but no improvement .

under went MRI Brain with contrast on 19/03/2013.
result: find tumor right ear measuring 44X41X39 mm extending into XXXXXXX auditory meatures and widening it. another similer mass lesion noted in the left CP angle measuring 13X15X22 mm
mri report suggested: typeII FIBROMATOSIS
AUDIOMETRY: PTA 55DB (RIGHT EAR) 23.3 DB ( LEFT EAR)

DOCTORS ADVISED SURGICAL MANAGEMENT.

INSTEAD OF SURGERY WE STARTED HOMEOPATHY TREATMENT TILL 20/10/2013

GOT RELIEF FROM PAIN AND RINGING IN EARS. HEARING LOSS BECOME VERSION.

REVIEW MADE ON 23/10/2013

MRI REPORT: (23-10-2013) MASS LESION IN THE RIGHT CP ANGLE CISTEN MEASURING ABOUT 38X45X46 MM AND IN THE LEFT CP ANGLE MEASURING 15X22X13MM.
IMPRESSION: AS COMPARED TO PREVIOUS MRI DONE ON 19/03/2013 THERE IS MILD INCREASE IN THE SIZE OF THE LESIONS.

AUDIOMETRY:

PTA 73 DB (RIGHT EAR) 53 DB (LEFT EAR

AGAIN DOCTORS ADVISED FOR SURGICAL MANAGEMENT .

ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS:

2. auditory nerves are not active because of tumors. doctors diagnosed that there is severe hearing loss of right ear and moderate hearing loss for left ear.

3. there was problem of ringing ear, head ache/severe pain on the ear zone when exposed to sun light. they were almost cured with homeopathic medicine.
4. using homeopathic medicine.
5.not using hearing aids
6. tumor should be removed or cured and to get back hearing.

NOW WE REQUIRE ANY TREATMENT WITHOUT SURGERY EITHER IN AYURVEDA, ALLOPATHY/HOMEOPATHY.

PLEASE EXPEDITE YOUR REPLY

THANKING YOU.
 
 
Answered by Dr. Munish Sood 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Ayurveda Management

Detailed Answer:
Dear
Thanks for reverting back with your clarifications

1. avoid garlic,onion,potato,cauliflower,brinjal,masoor dal,milk,curd,buttermilk, coffee,tea,sweets,sweet fruits,nonveg,cashewnuts,almonds,peas,cool drinks, fish,eggs,alcohols,avoid excess of physical/mental exertion.
2. Daily eat 300 gms of uncooked cucumber OR 60 gms of uncooked bitter gourd or 300 gms of black grapes containing seeds.
3. Daily eat 20 gms of ginger uncooked, you can eat rice items,wheat items, ragi balls, jowar items of food.Don’t take ragi malt.
4. You can take daily oranges, pomegranates, watermelons, pineapple.
5. Since it is a genetic as well a vata disorder thus treatment will focus on Vata balancing therapies and herbs along with Rasayan [Immunomodulation] Chikitsa i.e. to strengthen the Immune system, and my successful prescription in such cases are:
i. Rasayan with Ghee intake [sariva vati/ sariva chooran]
ii. XXXXXXX vati with juice of amla morning/evening
iii. Atis+hing+saunf+dalchini+sarjikshar+kali mirch each 12-12 gm
Sirka (vinegar): 380gm, til (sesame) oil 360gm and after making it with due care, you can use it as ear drops [karan pooran] in both ears [if you find any difficulty in making the same, kindly do let me know because we are making this effective formulation in our pharmacy and getting encouraging results [feedback from the patients.] along with simultaneous use of anti oxidants.
iv. Putting drops of jaitun tail [olive oil] or sesame oil in ears is effective for tinnitus,hearing loss.

PS
. Because it is a tumor, thus knowing our limitations it is requested from your side to kindly consult your allopathic doctor.
. The efficacy of any system of Medicine will depend on a critical number of surviving auditory neurons [since this is Nature Law that once the auditory cells are damaged [unlike birds and fish], they cannot regenerate naturally i.e. why they are asking for Surgery.
. Ashwagandha,Jatamansi,Dashmool,Rasna are considered to release serotonin [sleep inducing hormone] and Brihat vaat chintmani ras [very effective] are the useful prescription herbs/medicine, since Vaat is controlled by Oil thus use either with cotton bud or more effectively as “karan pooran”.
. If you want to go further with the treatment, we can courier you the medicines [at your discretion]

Dr. Munish Sood
Naimittika
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