Polycythemia, Herbs for Polycythemia treatment

Published: 26th March 2010
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Polycythemia is a condition in which an increase in the number of red blood cells due to the formation of red blood cells by bone marrow excessive.

Bone marrow blood cell production as a result of the excessive number of blood cells abnormally increase is the name given to the occurrence.

Polycythemia is not congenital, then develop, is a bone marrow disease. All blood cells apply for overproduction. Is a rare disease, often is observed in men under the age of 40 are rarely observed. Why exactly is not known.

Disease develops slowly, usually after 50-60 years can turn into acute leukemia. Increases in the density of blood and increases in the number of platelets, a stroke or heart attack may result in the development. In some patients the ability to create clots and platelets is reduced, bleeding may occur. Risk groups are unknown, it is observed more frequently in Jews.

Cause of Polycythemia:
The risk of polycythemia was found in infants:
- Postmaturitas
- Suffered from high blood pressure (hypertension)
- Diabetes
- Living in the mountains
- Too many received blood from placenta before the umbilical cord is clamped at delivery.

Symptoms complaints usually decrease the fluidity of blood depends.
- Headache
- Dizziness
- Itching (especially after a hot bath)
- At the top left of abdominal bloating feeling
- Skin redness, especially the percentage
- Shortness of breath
- Lies in the difficult breathing conditions
- Visual disturbances
- In the style of a red dot on the skin spots
- Places of bruises
- Fatigue
- Vascular clotting within
- Gastric ulcer
- Stomach bleeding
- Gut disease
- Leukemia
- Heart failure
- Miyelofibrozis

Sign & Symptoms :
Polycythemia causes blood becomes thick and causes reduced blood flow velocity when the blood through small vessels. If severe illness, can cause the formation of blood clots in blood vessels. Baby's skin looks reddish or bluish. Babies seem weak, rapid breathing, weak suck reflex and rapid heartbeat.

Treatment :
The main goal of treatment to increase the fluidity of blood, and bleeding is to prevent intravascular clotting.

Necessary measures are taken within 11-15 years no death can occur. The most important cause of death; intravascular clotting stroke or heart attacks are linked. Leukemia may develop in future periods.

Discard blood can help reduce the excess of red blood cells, but also causes decreased blood volume and worsen the symptoms of polycythemia. Because it is a partial exchange transfusion to remove part of the baby's blood and replace it with plasma in the same amount.

Herbal Remedies for Polycythemia Vera:
Alfalfa is not only an antioxidant but it also has cancer preventing elements.
Aloe Vera an antioxidant helps to fights infections and boosts bone marrow.
Burdock Root is useful antioxidant helps to cleanses body blood from toxins stimulates bone marrow.
Cats’s Claw an immune booster, anti-inflammatory and have tumor shrinking capabilities
Garlic is a powerful antioxidant helps to stimulates white blood cells in bone marrow, while naturally inhibiting the growth of cancer
Ginseng a very popular antioxidant, assistant in the prevention of cancer formation,
Turmeric a powerful antioxidant, increases immune system health and its anti-inflammatory properties helps to stops cancer growth.

Read more on Herbal cure for Polycythemia and natural treatment for increased RBC content in blood and Anemia Home Remedies.

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