Muscular Dystrophy is a muscular disease in which the muscle fibers are weakened, especially of the voluntary muscles. It is a progressive disease where connective tissue and fat will replace the muscles. Symptoms include weak muscles of the limbs as well as difficulty swallowing, and possible eyelid drooping.
Causes are unknown and may affect the heart as it is a muscle. Medical treatment is limited to symptoms such as pain, etc. it is considered incurable. Steroid treatment often times cause osteoporosis.
Natural viewpoint: Muscular Dystrophy needs to be caught at an early stage for effective natural treatment. Stabilization may be possible at later stages. Some people may also experience better results. Be prepared to use natural treatment for several months.
It is critical to stay away from tobacco, alcohol, coffee, black tea and soda pop at the very minimum. Use the following supplements for extra nutrition:
Magnesium oxide (Use up the point of diarrhea to strengthen the muscles.)
Coenzyme Q10 – has been shown to reduce muscular degeneration as well as protect the heart and gums.
Natural Healing Protocol: Combining supplements will do more to support your body’s ability to function properly than using just one. Use the following remedies for best results — your ability to heal will depend on the severity and length of time your symptoms have been present.
Herbs for Muscular Dystrophy
Herbs are plants valued for their specific strengthening/ tonifying properties.
Rhodiola – used for adrenals, testosterone, and endocrine function.
Reishi mushroom – for general muscular health. #1 herb to use with other herbs.
Cramp bark – for muscle cramps (very effective).
Cell Salts to Help Muscular Dystrophy
To make a cell salt solution, put up to 10 tablets of each cell salt in a 16- to 24-ounce bottle; fill with water and swirl to dissolve tablets. Sip throughout the day.
#2 Calc phos 6X – to build new cells, calcium metabolism
#6 Kali phos 6X – nerve and muscle repair
#9 Nat mur 6X – muscular exhaustion to remove lactic acid
Muscular Dystrophy Homeopathic Remedies
Homeopathic remedies are non-toxic natural medicines safe for everyone including infants and pregnant or nursing women. You may use 6X, 30X, 6C or 30C potencies.
Causticum – progressive loss of muscular strength, tendons, shortened tendons. Weakness, loss of muscular strength and control. Local paralysis of single parts and limbs. Trembling.
Lathyrus – emaciation, paralysis. Post polio syndrome. Spastic gate and leg rigidity. Trembling, knock-kneed, jerking knees. Lower legs emaciated.
Plumbum met – progressive muscular atrophy. Paralysis of single parts, wrists droop. Violent contractions. Convulsive trembling. Slow progression of symptoms. M.S.
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Copyright 2015 by David R. Card