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Vitiligo is a long-term skin disease that causes patches of skin to lose their colour. In this blog, we are going to explore the complexities of vitiligo, its causes, symptoms, and treatment options for restoring skin pigmentation. Reach out to Ayursparsh Clinic & Panchakarma Center if you’re looking for effective vitiligo treatment in Dharwad.

Understanding Vitiligo

A skin disease that can cause the loss of skin colour and causes white patches appear on skin is known as Vitiligo. This skin condition can affect people of any age and gender and can appear anywhere on the skin.

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Vitiligo occurs when the body’s immune system destroys melanocytes which are the skin cells that produce melanin. It is usually begins as a few small lighter patches that grows and can be easily seen as they spread over the skin. Symptoms of vitiligo includes white or lighter than your skin tone patches on the affected area. It is more visible in people with darker skin tones and the most prominent location of the occurrence of vitiligo includes hands, feet, arms, face, and mucous membranes.

It is important for people affected by vitiligo to protect themselves against the sun through sunscreen and proper clothing. There are basically two types of vitiligo such as segmented vitiligo which is asymmetrical in nature and only affects some portion of the skin. In non-segmented vitiligo, it occurs on the equal portion of the body that is mostly exposed to the sun such as arms, neck, and face.

If you’re dealing with other skin conditions such as melasma read this blog : Melasma treatment in Dharwad by Ayursparsh Clinic

Causes and Symptoms of Vitiligo

What causes Vitiligo?

The main cause behind the occurrence of vitiligo is yet not discovered but it is believed the combination of various factors such as genetic, autoimmune, and environmental triggers can contribute to its development.

Environmental triggers for vitiligo includes factors such as stress, exposure to certain chemicals, and sunburn.

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Signs & Symptoms of Vitiligo

Some of the signs and symptoms of vitiligo includes the following:

  • Development of white patches on the skin
  • Irregular borders around patches
  • Premature greying of hair on the affected areas
  • Patches may vary in size and shape

if you’re noticing any symptoms mentioned above consult Ayursparsh Clinic & Panchakarma Center in Dharwad, Karnataka to get the proper diagnosis and right treatment for your skin condition.

Treatment options for vitiligo

In Ayurveda, vitiligo is caused because of imbalance in the Pitta dosha of the body. Specifically, the Bharajaka Pitta type which is responsible for maintaining the skin colour is believed to be responsible for vitiligo.

The main aim of the treatment of vitiligo is to eliminate the root cause of the disease and managing the symptoms associated with the skin condition.

  • Herbal remedies

Bakuchi, neem, manjistha, and hirataki are some of the medicinal herbs that are traditionally used as an ayurvedic treatment for vitiligo.

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These herbs are rich in antioxidant properties and also help reduce the symptoms of vitiligo by destroying the free radicals in the body.

  • Diet and Lifestyle changes

By adapting an active lifestyle and making some dietary changes, you can increase the chance of managing vitiligo effectively and also promote overall well-being.

Diet plays a crucial role in management of vitiligo as consuming virudh ahar sevan can also cause the skin disease.

You must stop consuming fish and milk together and also some odd combination of foods that causes autoimmunity.

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  • Panchakarma

Panchakarma is an effective therapy that purifies the blood by eliminating the toxins from the body. This ayurvedic therapy is a great way for detoxification of the body and shows great result when done by trained professionals.

Vitiligo treatment in Dharwad

Vitiligo can have a negative impact on your self-esteem but this skin condition can be effectively managed when approached with the right treatments and guidance.

Are you looking for vitiligo treatment in Dharwad? Look no further than Ayursparsh Clinic & Panchakarma Center, a renowned wellness center in Dharwad, Karnataka that can treat variety of skin conditions including vitiligo.

Consult Dr. Rashmi C.Patil, MD( Ayu) to get the personalised treatment and dietary plans that can help you in managing the condition effectively.

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