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Homeopathic Treatment for Vitiligo
Description: Vitiligo is a skin disease that leads to discoloration of the skin. It is not a contagious disease. The exact cause is still unknown but is assumed to be an autoimmune skin disease. Our skin and hair color depending on the melanin levels (a natural skin pigment). The higher amount of melanin produced by the cells, the darker the skin & hair color. Vitiligo is a condition when these skin cells that produce melanin die or stop functioning. It starts forming small white patches or discoloration of the skin and could spread on large body areas with time.
Symptoms: The skin discoloration occurs in small patches, spreading to larger areas on the skin.
- Loss of skin color, starting on hands & face
- Untimely whitening of hair on scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, or beard
- Loss of skin color inside the mouth and nose
Causes and Triggers: As mentioned in the description, the exact cause of Vitiligo is unknown. But it is believed to be a disorder of the immune system, which could be hereditary or, in some cases, triggers by a psychologically stressful event. Severe sunburn or skin trauma due to exposure to certain strong chemicals could also cause Vitiligo.
How does Homeopathy Help?
Homeopathic medicines target the root cause of Vitiligo and work on revitalizing the malfunctioning of the melanin cells. It stops further destruction of the skin pigment cells. Homeopathic treatment could also reverse the skin damage to a great extent, depending on the severity. It enables the body to self-heal by supporting the immune system in recognizing the body cells normal and not attacking them. Homeopathic medication is taken along with other prescribed medicines as it does not interfere with conventional medicine. Achieve Holistic Wellness strongly recommends not to self-medicate.