What is Gaucher’s disease?
Gaucher’s disease occurs when certain harmful fatty substances accumulate to excessive levels in your body’s organs and tissue such as liver, spleen, lungs, bone marrow and, less commonly, brain.
Symptoms of Gaucher’s disease-
Causes of Gaucher’s disease-
Deficiency of the enzyme glucocerebrosidase which is responsible for breaking down a fatty substance called glucocerebroside.
Risk factors of Gaucher’s disease-
Complications of Gaucher’s disease-
Diagnosis of Gaucher’s disease-
Diagnosis of Gaucher’s disease involves the following tests and procedures:
Precautions & Prevention of Gaucher’s disease
There is no known way to prevent Gaucher disease.
Treatment of Gaucher’s disease-
Homeopathic Treatment of Gaucher’s Disease-
Homeopathy balances the metabolism. It relieves complaints and improves body functions. It treats the person as a whole. Treatment is constitutional. It means that homeopathic treatment focuses on the patient as a person, as well as his pathological condition. It balances the energy system, improves immunity and body functions. It naturally cures the root cause of disorder. Some of the homeopathic medicines for treatment of Gaucher’s disease are:
Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Gaucher’s disease-
In the conventional and allopathic treatment, the oral medication miglustat (Zavesca) has been approved for use in people with Gaucher’s disease. Enzyme replacement therapy is also done. It replaces the deficient enzyme with artificial enzymes. These replacement enzymes are administered in an outpatient procedure through a vein (intravenously), typically in high doses at two-week intervals.
Surgical Treatment of Gaucher’s disease-
The surgical treatment of gaucher’s disease involves Bone marrow transplantation. In this technique, blood-forming cells that have been damaged by Gaucher’s are removed and replaced, which can reverse many of Gaucher’s signs and symptoms.
Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Gaucher’s disease