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Melanin 10Mg Tablet

Melanin 10Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Albatross Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Psoralen
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Melanin 10Mg Tablet is often used for the treatment of a number of skin problems. Melanin 10Mg Tablet is a light sensitive drug. It is known to absorb long wave ultraviolet rays and give out radiations. It is used in combination with PUVA therapy (ultraviolet light) to treat skin diseases like eczema, psoriasis, vitiligo , different types of atopic dermatitis, and other disorders caused by certain kinds of lymphoma. The medicine can be taken orally or applied on the skin topically. The topical application conducted by making the patient soak in a bath that contains the Melanin 10Mg Tablet. Following that UVA light therapy is applied as a part of the treatment. This kind of therapy is not recommended for children and only carried out on adults suffering from severe forms of dermal diseases. During the course of the treatment it is necessary to protect eyes and genitals (in men) to prevent cancerous growths. This treatment also bears the risk of causing genital cancers. The treatment that might expose the eyes to harmful ultraviolet radiations may also increase the chances of cataracts and serious eye infections. Therefore it is necessary to wear protective goggles during the procedure. The treatment may also aggravate some other allergic skin reactions and worsen the condition of the patient.

In addition to its intended effect, Melanin 10Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Redness of skin
Blisters on skin
Edema
Is It safe with alcohol?
No interaction found
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Melanin 10Mg Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Pfizer Ltd
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.

Popular Questions & Answers

I have problem of stretch marks in my both shoulder any medicine for it? Please suggest

MBBS, Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD)
Dermatologist, Delhi
Request a prescription for Retin-A from your dermatologist. This medication is a cream and can be applied directly to your shoulder stretch marks to help them go away. Apply this cream once a day to reduce redness and stimulate the production of collagen, which can help even out the texture of the stretch marks. This works best on newer stretch marks. Undergo laser treatments to stimulate collagen production beneath the surface of the skin. A non-ablative laser will be used to encourage the stretch marks to fade without injuring the surface of the skin. As you shed the top layers of skin over time, the deeper layers will show through and exhibit an improved texture. Undergo excimer laser treatments to change the pigment of your shoulder stretch marks. This laser will stimulate the production of melanin in your stretch marks and help older, white stretch marks blend in with the surrounding skin.

Can you please suggest me any cream or ointment to decrease my melanin content bec I wz fair bfre now have got tanned too much.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Can you please suggest me any cream or ointment to decrease my melanin content bec I wz fair bfre now have got tanned...
I will suggest you to apply aloevera gel twice a day for six months over the lesion and follow up on completion
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Sir I am 23 years old and my beard starts turning into grey what is reason behind this. please recommend me some medicine to prevent this.

M.D. Consultant Pathologist, CCEBDM Diabetes, PGDS Sexology USA, CCMTD Thyroid, ACDMC Heart Disease, CCMH Hypertension, ECG
Sexologist, Sri Ganganagar
Sir I am 23 years old and my beard starts turning into grey what is reason behind this. please recommend me some medi...
Moreover hair producing pigment stop producing the pigment that is melanin turning hairs to be gray. Generally it starts occuring in your 30's which is considered a young age. Also vitamin b 12 deficiency and some problems with your pituitary and thyroid glands can cause graying too.
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I am 17 years old and started growing plenty of white hair What should I do to get rid of them?

MD - Skin,VD & Lepxsy
Dermatologist, Hyderabad
I am 17 years old and started growing plenty of white hair What should I do to get rid of them?
White Hair or greying hair mainly occurs when your hair follicles stop producing melanin, the pigment that gives hair its color. Though, ageing is the primary reason of grey hair but premature greying of hair in early 20?s or 30?s is now common. Genetic factors, stress, lack of nutrition, chemicals, smoking or any underlying disease like thyroid or anemia can also lead to premature greying of hair. All these factors lead to underproduction or zero production of melanin that leads to grey or white hair. Lack of minerals like zinc, copper is one of the most underestimated yet one of the most analysed reason of grey hair. Turning already grey hair into black is not possible, but you can always control further greying of hair. A balanced diet is the most effective solution to control greying of hair. Include lots of fresh fruits, vegetables, protein rich sources of food in your diet. Load up on food items containing antioxidant and vitamin C like gooseberry, oranges, lemon etc. Try to stay stress free, limit your on-screen time, do exercises and yoga that will increase oxygen in your body and hair. Some cost effective hair care tips at home can also give you wonderful hair and prevent further greying - Give warm oil massage to your hair with different oils like sesame, olive oil, castor oil. Put protein rich hair packs made of egg. If you want to stay chemical free than you can try some natural conditioners like thyme, rosemary tea, chamomile tea or sage tea to rinse your hair post hair wash. Start a good hair regimen by selecting right shampoo and conditioners. A professional hair and scalp analysis to get right hair care products for you is worth than spending time and energy on wrong products. Make a visit to your nearest dermatologist soon to get head turning hair.
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Hai sir/mam I am mohammed sohail I want to get my black skin get into light colour any tablet is to get the black skin to fairness skin not full fair.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Hai sir/mam I am mohammed sohail I want to get my black skin get into light colour any tablet is to get the black ski...
The skin can lose its glow and get dull and discoloured. Sun exposure, Chloasma, freckles and scars due to acne are just a few reasons. Although not a life-threatening issue, people with dull and darkened facial skin usually consider it a life-altering one, leading to feelings of inadequacy and decreased self-confidence. This, in most cases, leads to the haphazard use of cosmetics and medicated ointments. However, only temporary results are usually found and in some cases injudicious use of such products may even aggravate the condition. This brings us to the scope of Homeopathic treatment in such cases. We can confidently say that homeopathic remedies for clear and glowing skin are totally free from any side effects and are extremely effective in treating this problem. The medicines used are all natural and, thus, free from any harmful components. Consult me by clicking on consult option for homoepathic treatment without side effects.
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Popular Health Tips

Premature Greying Of Hair

BHMS
Homeopath, Bhopal
Premature Greying Of Hair

Premature graying of hair is characterized by circumscribed or general lack or loss of normal pigment. It is also called as canities, blanching of hair, gray hair, poliosis and whiteness of the hair

 Graying of hair is due to the gradual loss of the melanocytes’ pigment – melanin. In white hairs the melanocytes are absent. This is largely determined by heredity factors, hyperthyroidism and some autoimmune diseases.

Hair originates in the hair follicles. These follicles

  • Are located in the dermis, the skin layer just below the surface layer and above the subcutaneous fat. Hair follicles are present everywhere on the surface of the body except the
  • Lips, palms of the hands, and soles of the feet. New hair is made in hair matrix at the base of the hair follicle. Living cells in the hair matrix multiply and push upward. These cells rapidly dehydrate, die, and compact into a dense, hard mass that forms the hair shaft. The hair shaft, which is made up of dead protein, is covered by a delicate covering (cuticle) composed of platelike scales.
  • Hair is colored by the pigment melanin, which is also responsible for skin color. Human hair colors come from two types of melanin: eumelanin in black or brown hair and pheomelanin in auburn or blond hair.

Premature hair graying
 It is an atrophic affection of hair, characterized by circumscribed or general lack or loss of normal pigment.
Premature hair graying refers to the graying of the hair in young or before age of 35 yrs
Grey hair caused by gradual reduction of melanin production over time in your hair follicle. Melanin is pigment that gives colour and smoothness to your hair. The degree of darkness of your hair depends on how much melanin each hair contains.
Eventually the hair begins to lose its colour and strength. When there is less melanin in the hair follicle.

What cause premature graying?

  • Nutrition deficiency – vit b, iron, copper and iodine.
  • Stress
  • Heredity
  • Medical conditions – thyroid imbalance, vitiligo, vit b12 deficiency anaemia… etc
  • Excessive heating of hair
  • Unclean scalp
  • Thyroid deficiencies, warrdenburg syndrome
  • Albinism
  • Pernicious anaemia
  • Artificial factor-: tobacco smoking.
  • Carelessness in maintaining of hair 
  • Use of certain hair oils and shampoos

What are the symptoms?

  • Graying of hair before the age of 35 is generally referred as premature graying.
  • Lack of regular thick hair being allowed to grow is one of the common symptoms of premature hair graying
  • Hair becomes dry, brittle, and thinner
  • At same time, you may experience hair loss too
  • Grey hair when they first come in, darker hairs may hide the graying stands.
  • Eventually, gray hair will grow more rapidly than the normal hair and becomes more noticeable with time.
  • Treatment for premature graying of hair

Homeopathy in treating premature hair graying

 Homeopathic treatment for those who suffer from the premature hair graying can be a big boon.
 
There are several homoeopathic remedies which give great result in premature gray hair. However, the correct choice and the resulting relief is a matter of experience and right judgment on the part of the homeopathic doctor. The treatment is decided after thorough case taking of the patient.

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Vitiligo: Causes, Symptoms and Its Ayurvedic Treatments

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
Vitiligo: Causes, Symptoms and Its Ayurvedic Treatments

Vitiligo is a skin disorder where white patches of depigmentation develop on the skin and keep enlarging. This disorder is long-term and continuous in nature. The patches appear due to the death of melanocytes within the skin. Melanocytes are skin pigment producing cells, which produce melanin. Vitiligo can affect the skin of several areas, including the eyes, hair and the portion inside the mouth.

Causes-

The causes of this disease are as follows:

  1. Autoimmune disorders in which the immune system of a patient becomes over reactive, and the melanocytes are destroyed.
  2. This disease may also occur due to genetic oxidative stress imbalance.
  3. Stressful events may also lead to vitiligo.
  4. Harm or damage to the skin from sunburns or cuts also leads to vitiligo.
  5. Exposure of the skin to several harmful chemicals may be a cause.
  6. Neural disorders are also responsible for vitiligo.
  7. Vitiligo may also happen from viral causes or may be hereditary and passed on from family members.

Symptoms-

Vitiligo has only one major symptom. White, flat spots and patches develop on the surface of the skin. The earliest of these white patches appear on the parts of the body which are exposed to the sun continuously.

It starts off as a simple spot in the beginning and gradually, the spot starts getting pale and finally turns white. The patches have irregular shapes, and in some cases the edges get inflamed and are red in color. Itchiness is experienced in the affected areas. Symmetrical patches signify slow development of vitiligo.

The two major types of vitiligo are:

  1. Non segmental vitiligo, which affects the back of the hand, the arms, knees, elbows, feet, mouth.
  2. Segmental vitiligo, which is more stable than non segmental vitiligo but spreads faster. It usually affects areas of the skin, which are attached to nerves.

Ayurvedic View

According to Ayurveda, Leucoderma is caused due to the aggravation of Pitta Dosha. Pitta is an Ayurvedic humor which symbolizes heat or fire, and is manifested in the skin. Aggravated Pitta leads to accumulation of ama (toxins) in deep layers of the skin, leading to the condition of Leucoderma.

Pitta is of five types; one of them is Bhrajak Pitta that gives coloration to skin. In the case of Leucoderma, Bhrajak Pitta is in an imbalanced state, and therefore, the skin starts losing its color and white patches appear. Along with Pitta Dosha, deeper body tissues like Rasa Dhatu (nutrient plasma), Rakta (blood), Mansa (muscles), Lasika (lymph) are also involved in the disease.

Treatment consists of pacifying imbalanced body energies, cleansing the blood and administrating herbs that restore skin color. Poor digestion is the root cause of this disease, as it causes the build-up of toxins in the tissues. An essential part of treatment, therefore, is restoring digestion. The patient will also be advised on the correct diet and lifestyle adjustments to prevent recurrence of the disorder.

Diet & Lifestyle Advice

  • Increase consumption of vegetables that are bitter in taste, like drumsticks and bitter gourd.
  • Stay away from difficult to digest foods, sour taste, excessive salt, curd, fish, jaggery and sesame seeds.
  • Avoid consumption of opposite foods, such as fish and milk together.
  • Have sound and adequate sleep daily.
  • Do not over-expose yourself to excessive cold or heat conditions.
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Using Carbon Dioxide Laser For Removing Warts, Moles and Skin Tags!

M Derm, DNB (Dermatology & Venereology) , MBBS
Dermatologist, Gurgaon
Using Carbon Dioxide Laser For Removing Warts, Moles and Skin Tags!

The application of lasers has revolutionized the field of medical dermatology in a very big way. Since the laser is a high energy source, its use must be perfect to ensure that there are no accidents or mishaps. Laser therapy is therefore used after careful evaluation of the requirements of a person. The place of laser use is also very important.

Carbon dioxide is one of the oldest and most popular lasers used among the medical fraternity. CO? lasers find a wide variety of applications. The wavelength of a CO? laser falls between 9.4 micrometers to 10.6 micrometers. The biggest advantage of this laser is that there are a lot of variants that emit a variable range of power. Another advantage of the CO? laser is that the moisture of the body can easily absorb the power that a CO? laser emits.

CO? Laser applications:

  1. Moles: Moles are clusters of melanin absorbed on the skin over many years. It stems from melanocytes and are usually brown, pink or tan in color. They can be flat or raised, oval or round. The CO? laser can remove a mole without any pain. A light scab will be formed after the laser treatment but would fall off in a few days. The laser process lasts for about 90-120 seconds.
  2. Removal of skin tags: Skin tags are also known as acrochordon. They are smaller than a grain of rice and are mostly formed on the face, groin, neck and armpit area. While they are harmless, a person can choose to remove them if they cause irritability and discomfort or have an impact on self-esteem. CO? lasers find applications here as well. It takes dermatologists about2-3 minutes to remove skin tags. No trace of them would be found after the laser treatment is complete.
  3. Warts: Plantar warts are non-cancerous. These skin extensions occur on the sole, ball of the foot, heel and other similar places. These are basically deposits of dense fibrous tissues that are deep seated in layers of the skin. They are also visible in the softer tissues of the foot. Both common warts and plantar warts are removed in the same manner. Since these are recurring extensions, medication can only limit them but cannot be used as a permanent solution. CO? lasers are the most effective treatment for this condition. The laser treatment extracts the fibrous mass from deep within the skin and ensures no recurrence of the warts. It might take a couple of sessions depending on the extent and spread of the warts. Once treated successfully, the patient would get a permanent solution to this recurrent problem.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Permanent Hair Removal vs Reduction!

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Ghaziabad
Permanent Hair Removal vs Reduction!

Dr Seema Bali, MD, Homoeopath Dermatologist. Since past 32 years a large number of Permanent Hair Removal,.....no not Reduction Cases were successfully accomplished under me in the city of Delhi NCR. Thousands of successfully treated permanent hair removal cases had been sharing the benefits of our knowledge, experience and facilities on this much-confused topic. I had been on record in my position on permanence and my experiences since 1989 through write-ups/ articles/ seminars/ TV shows. On Youtube, you may like to watch my 72 TV interviews and hear my views on ‘Permanent Hair Removal ...not Reduction’.

Excessive hair growth in men and women is termed as ‘Hypertrichosis’, which can be categorized into local and general types. The term ‘Hirsutism’ is used for medically significant excessive hair growth, usually as an outcome of the endocrine disorder. Most of the excessive hair growths fall under ‘Superfluous hair’ category where the sufferer is not medically ill and hair growth is simply undesirable socially. Few known reasons for this excessive hair growth condition range from malnutrition in children, anorexia nervosa, underlying malignancy, PCOS, endocrine disorders to genetics and drug interaction. But the most prominent reason that Valeda Wellness doctors have observed over past 32 years is the wrong hair removal methods, wherein hair is pulled in an attempt to rid it permanently.

This causes an increase in local capillary circulation providing better nourishment for keratin biosynthesis and increased undesirable hair growth.

How it all started?

Women and men alike had attempted permanent hair removal for hundreds of years until in 1923 it became a welcome reality when Dr. Bordier in Paris successfully eliminated the hair permanently with a charged probe. Did it change after its invention? The basics of “Permanent Hair Removal” industry remain same since then, with modifications in equipment only on levels of presentation and monitoring.

How is Permanent Hair Removal achieved?

The concept is based on fact that human body is born with sac-like structures, the follicles that grow and support hair under the skin and there is no new addition of follicles in a lifetime. Once eliminated along with its surrounding potential germ cells the hair shall never grow from that follicle. It is thus Permanent Hair Removal.

Beware of misleading claims

It is important that when you want to go for permanent hair removal, you must choose your doctor carefully. As, at present, there are no stringent standards in place, therefore it is all the more necessary that one should only consult a well qualified and experienced doctor.

Can we find this information on some Government body?

In the USA, the US FDA does regulate the standards and one can find details on the official US FDA website.

What are the Types of Hair Removal Methods?

The Hair Removal can be Temporary, Permanent or Holistically Permanent methods.

Temporary Methods Include: Cutting of hair at skin surface by scissors, shaving or depilatories the hair removing chemicals. The side effects include skin abrasions cuts and reactions Pulling of hair by Threading, Waxing, Tweezers or by Electronic tweezers. Simple pulling causes the hair regrow sturdier as microcirculation around the follicle increases to repair the tissues damaged by pulling injury. The effect is more pronounced in androgen-stimulated areas of the body like Face & Chest and where the follicles are programmed to grow up to 30 cm as in chin, under chin and side face area. The distal proximities like arms and legs have follicles that are genetically programmed to grow up to few cm only, so do not make a mistake of managing face area by waxing as you do for arms and legs.

Photo depilation: The heat generated by radiation targeting the hair pigment melanin by LASER (Light Amplification of Stimulated Emission of Radiation) or IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) loosens the bonding between outer layer of hair root and inner layer of follicle thereby removing the hair by ‘root’ and sparing the follicles potential germ cells to regrow hair subsequently although at larger time interval as that when waxed. Remember that both the hair shaft and the hair root are dead appendages formed by protein keratin.

Unless the living hair follicle and its potential germ cells are removed the permanence cannot be achieved. Laser so cannot affect permanent hair removal. The radiation cannot distinguish between the pigment of skin or hair so the side effects of laser hair removal more particularly in dark-skinned individuals can include blistering, discoloration after treatment, swelling, redness, and scarring. Sunlight should be avoided during healing after the procedure.

Those who decide to use a skin-numbing product should be careful as FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research has received reports of serious and life-threatening side effects after use of large amounts of skin-numbing products for laser hair removal. The use of Laser hair removal has increasingly grown, prompting many laser manufacturers to seek US FDA clearance for their lasers for the “Permanent Hair Removal” indication.

On being refused any such permission they settled for the ambiguous term, "Permanent Hair Reduction" that was coined for the sole purpose of getting the word "Permanent" into advertising. Many promoters are emphasizing the word "Permanent" and, in most cases, eliminating the word "Reduction" The term is too similar to "Permanent Hair Removal" which probe practitioners and the public understand to mean, that at the end of a course of treatment none of the treated follicles will ever grow another hair.

No laser has been demonstrated to be able to achieve such a result. The American Electrology Association that is the largest professional membership organization for practitioners of permanent hair removal and is regulating the profession since 1958 has its name saying American, but its membership is actually international. AEA points that it regrets that the FDA has allowed the use of new terminology which sounds deceptively similar to the established term. They were refused such permission initially.

Epilation or The Permanent Hair Removal Methods

After specialized three years training course the State Laws in USA require a license for practitioners as electrologists and even a medical doctor needs specialized training and license if he wishes to practice electrology. India still does not have such regulatory laws.

The Galvanic or Electrolysis: The micro DC impulse delivered at the base of the follicle by a probe thinner than that of hair shaft creates a chemical that targets the follicle and eliminates it. The US FDA recognizes this method as Permanent Hair Removal. 

The Radio Frequency, Short Wave, Diathermy, High frequency or Thermolysis: The tip of the tiny probe generates a conical field of action at the base of the follicle to make water molecules vibrate resulting in coagulation of follicular proteins and thereby permanently eliminating it. There is no burning, no desiccation, no charring, no electrocution but simply the proteins lose their structure and thereby coagulate to affect permanence. The FCC or Federal Communication Commission allows equipment to operate at 13.56 MHz, 27.12 MHz or 40.68 MHz frequencies.

The Blend or Combination Mode: The probe acts as an electrode and allows the operator to selectively superimpose or choose single or combined modalities depending on the type of hair follicle, its shape, body area, skin sensitivity, moisture or oil gradients, growth cycles amongst few parameters. This mode may have 100 type of combinations and is highly effective but needs a high level of expertise and .experience.

Holistically Permanent Hair Removal Methods At Valeda

In 1985, I, as an upcoming Homoeopath Dermatologist, sensed the plight of females seeking permanent hair removal and this made me focus my work scientifically in this direction. In 1990 I joined AEA and International Guild as only medical doctor member out of their strength of 3500 international members.

Today, my efforts of 32 years have yielded much sought after relief to thousands of females through Holistically Permanent Hair Removal Method, a term coined by me to summarize my years of work in this direction. In short, the holistic approach here refers to the powerful contribution of my basic qualification as a Homoeopath that empowered me to eradicate basic causative factors by striking correct balance of a Healthy mind, Healthy spirit and Healthy body for every individual.

The causative factors here should not be confused with endocrine or hormonal factors that laymen usually refer to. Remember that a female case of endocrine disorder shall have the prime contributory hormone testosterone increased by more than double of higher normal limits of 1.1 nanograms per 100 ml. So, the hormone is not a direct culprit in more than 90% of sufferers of unwanted hair females, as is wrongly generalized. Also, therefore the intake of generic spironolactone as hormone blocker has limited or no effect on reversal of unwanted hair growth in androgen-sensitive body areas. 

Permanent hair removal in females, as well as males at a time, bound certainty has always been a welcome reality at Valeda Wellness Centers. By using the basics of Specialised Homoeopathy supported by Combination modalities while following American FDA’s directive findings and by associations with International Guild, American Electrology Association(AEA) and other World bodies Valeda technical team has specialized in whole body permanent hair removal systems in shortest duration i.e. reduction of treatment time by more than five times in such cases.

Since 1989 the Valeda doctors are contributing for positive awareness on this subject, including Lasers, through articles and write-ups in various magazines and newspapers. Ever since Doordarshan times I had been invited to discuss this topic on various TV channels. The copies of these write-ups can be taken from Valeda Wellness Centers and some 72 TV programs can be seen on Youtube.

It is advised to permanent hair removal seekers that they should not pull hairs out by waxing, threading, besan ubtan or by misleading claim gadgets as this only increases the problem. Secondly one should not worry, as this problem is treatable permanently at Valeda Wellness Centers.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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4 Ayurvedic Remedies For Vitiligo!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), T.T.C.M Yoga
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
4 Ayurvedic Remedies For Vitiligo!

Vitiligo is a medical condition, which causes the loss of skin color due to loss of pigmentation. This usually occurs in blotches and looks very unsightly. Vitiligo is very unpredictable and can affect any part of your body. In some cases it also affects the inside of the mouth, eyes, and hair. Vitiligo is more noticeable on people with darker skin tone.

Symptoms of Vitiligo:

  1. Premature graying or whitening of the hair in your eyebrows, eyelashes, scalp, and beard. This usually occurs before the age of 35.
  2. Skin discoloration can also occur from other parts of the body such as hands, feet, abdomen, neck and other areas.
  3. Change or loss of the color of the retina (inner layer on the eyeball).
  4. Discolored patches on and around the navel, rectum and genitals.

What causes vitiligo?

A medical disorder where your immune system destroys and attacks the melanin forming pigments in your skin. This is known as an autoimmune disorder and by far is the most common cause behind vitiligo. An event such as sudden or prolonged stress, sunburn, or being exposed to industrial chemicals. A history of family members or relatives having vitiligo in the past.

Ayurvedic Treatments for Vitiligo:

  1. Mustard and Turmeric Oil: A paste made with mustard and turmeric oil can be applied on the affected area. This is also good for the skin and reduces vitiligo. Do this at least 2 times a day to reduce the patches considerably.
  2. Duckweed: This is a type of water plant and is very rich in a mineral called lignin. It is considered a natural treatment for skin disorders and vitiligo. It will also help to restore your natural skin color.
  3. Sun screen: If you already have vitiligo, exposure in the sun can make it worse, so applying a sunscreen with SPF 30 or above (or an appropriate level of sunscreen protection) can protect your skin from further damage.
  4. Papaya: This fruit is great for restoring and reviving melanin (responsible for skin pigmentation). Drinking papaya juice or rubbing papaya on the affected area can reduce vitiligo to some extent. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ayurveda.
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