Symptoms of Scleroderma – Find Out Before You Treat Are you worried with scleroderma? Scleroderma is a chronic hardening and contraction/tightening of the skin and connective tissues. It may happen locally (to a particular part) or the whole body. Scleroderma is an auto-immune, stiffness of connecting tissues. Connective tissues are widespread in our whole body. It adds strengths to organs and other parts too. Actually scleroderma means hard skin. It is an illness of immune system. When we say it’s an autoimmune disease means person’s immune system fight with its own system. The in-depth checkup has to be done to diagnose scleroderma. The harshness and severity differs from person to person. For some people it may be a start and for few it may be diagnosed late and for some it may be life threatening too.
In scleroderma disease the fingers of patience go through 3 color changes initially he might feel the tingling and pain the fingers in the affected areas. Then they become very soft and whitish. As the blood flows is reduced they turn a bluish color normally in the top section of the 2nd and 3rd finger finally when blood circulation returns then they become red. Don’t get afraid as all the symptoms you get will not be always a scleroderma.
Scleroderma is very common disease which occurs in 4-5% of the general population. It is very important to know that all most of the patients who all are suffering from scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis are getting the symptoms of those diseases but they are not suffering with them. Many times it may happen that you get the similar symptoms but it must not be scleroderma or rheumatoid arthritis but it is just a damage in tissues and not so severe and can be cured in few days. These damages of tissues may happen after the age 30 if it is serious then there is no option to go for blood check up and an expert consultation.
In this disease some bumpy scars may seen on the fingers or on hands which are initially little black and little thick and solid on the hands, feet and somewhere on the face like nose or on the chick bones. You might get swelling on the hands or on the patches. You may get few patches anywhere on your body they may appear on the elbows or on the trunks or knee tendons. If you get patches on these areas then the disease is in the serious condition. In more serious condition the fingers may lose their ability to move. These all are the symptoms of scleroderma. This all happens because of low immune power. You can check these symptoms and four steps will help doctors to diagnose scleroderma those are your medical history, a total physical examination, laboratory tests and skin biopsies.
Now we must think over the preventive steps so that we wonâ€™t suffer with this disease. Ayurveda has a cure on all the diseases. It affects the connective tissues in the body so slowly slowly it spreads on the whole body. Scleroderma is a very common disease which anyone can get men, women or even children. The common symptom is the skin that gets thick very fast. Many doctors says that scleroderma has no cure but by following proper diet, good sleep, some supplements and multi vitamins and good medication will definitely help to reduce.
Published on Apr 27, 2013
Scleroderma is not only one disease which affects in a part of body but it is a group of diseases which affects the whole tissues of the bod...