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Polycythemia Vera Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

General Name
Polycythemia Vera
Medical Name
Polycythemia Vera
Polycythemia Vera Symptoms
Impaired vision
Memory Problems
Difficulty in Breathing
Burning Sensation
Red patches on Legs and Arms
Sudden Weight Loss
Vision Problems
Blood Clots
Redness of Skin
Night Sweats
Pain in Bones
Itchy Skin
Over production of Blood Cells
Over production of Red Blood Cells
Over production of White Blood Cells
Over production of Platelets

Polycythemia Vera

Polycythemia Vera Cured By

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Polycythemia Vera is a disease of the Bone Marrow.
When the Bone marrow produces abnormal number of Blood Cells it is Polycythemia Vera.

Bone Marrow is a soft tissue present in the center of the Bones. It produces Red Blood Cells, White Blood Cells and Platelets. The Blood Cells are produced in a regular manner. But in Polycythemia Vera the Bone Marrow becomes overactive and produces an abnormally large number of Blood Cells. This makes the Blood more thick and Blood Circulation becomes slow. It may lead to Thrombosis.

The cause for Polycythemia Vera may be mutated JAK2 gene. JAK2 produces a protein that helps in the multiplication and development of the Blood Cells. But when mutation occurs, JAK2 produces protein in excess. This results in the overproduction of Blood Cells. The Blood becomes thick and flows slowly in the Arteries and Veins. This leads to lack of oxygen in parts of the Body and causes Blood Clots.

If not treated properly, Polycythemia Vera may cause
Blood Clots
Heart Attack
Stomach Ulcers
Spleen Enlargement

Differential Diagnosis.
The excessive production White Blood Cells is termed as Leukocytosis .
The excessive production of Red Blood Cells is termed as Erythrocytosis .
The excessive production Platelets is termed Thrombocytosis .

Best detected by a Blood Test. The Blood test will show..
Increase in Red Blood Cells.
Increase in Hemoglobin.
Any reading above 16.5 gms per deciliter should be considered as Polycythemia Vera

Body Part(s)

Bone Marrow
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Materia Medica for Polycythemia Vera

Single Herb

Garlic for Polycythemia Vera

Chew 2-3 raw Garlic cloves daily in the morning on an empty stomach.

Cayenne for Polycythemia Vera

Consume 1 teaspoon of Cayenne ( Lal Mirch ) powder with one glass of warm water daily.

Aloe Vera for Polycythemia Vera

Consume 1 teaspoon of freshly extracted pulp from the Aloe Vera leaf daily in the morning.
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Queries on Polycythemia Vera
Shreyans Jain ( India/Gujarat )
21 Oct 2016
I have polycithemia Vera disease but jak 2 maturation report are negative please advice me which herb or medicine should I take?
21 Oct 2016
Dear Shreyans
We could not understand your problem. If the reports are negative, then why do you wish you take medicine and what for?
Could you please post your query again and mention some symptoms? It will help to recommend an appropriate herb to you.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Donna sanchez ( United States )
26 Feb 2017
Dr Said my bone marrow is producing too many red blood cells, but no symptoms really belive in God's healing power doing the herbal remedies
Shamim Ahmad ( Kolkata )
31 Aug 2017
My Hemoglobin is 18.5, and hemocrit is 54%, Doctor told me it is polycythemia. What i should do?
11 Oct 2017
Shamim Ahmad
High Hb is an indication of low oxygen content in the body.
It is the natural reaction of the body to compensate. If you smoke or living in a polluted area, I suggest you to move to a pollution free area for few days and then see the results.
M Abdul Hannan ( Bangladesh )
08 Sep 2017
My hemoglobin lvl-18.50 (before letting blood)
RBC- 6.29
JAK-2 Mutation (Negative)

I am 40 years old, unmarried, smoker ( since 20 years)
I need your suggestion

What can I do now?
Rajiv Arya
17 Oct 2017
Dear M Abdul
I know it would be hard for you, but you better quit smoking. Or you may try Hemp oil. Add a few drops of Hemp oil only in your salad and have it daily. You may add fresh Carrots, Beetroots, Lemons, Oranges and Celery. Try it for 15 days and see what happens.
Vashishtha Mishra ( Kenya/Nairobi )
27 Nov 2017
Hello Sir,

My Rbc and HCt are high from few months, has done blood letting 4 times. Done the jak 2 test, it’s turn up negative. My diastolic Bp is always high like above 90 but under 100. Kindly advise. What can I do? Or how can I contact you?
20 Dec 2017
Dear Vashishtha Mishra
Please let us know some more symptoms about you. Do you have high blood pressure?
Are you diabetic?
What is your age?
Since how long are you suffering form this problem?
What is your pulse rate? If it is more than 40 then please mention that?
What is your Hb?
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Vashishtha Mishra
03 Feb 2018
Hi Sir, Thanks for reply, I have high BP but only diastolic is high like it's goes to 95, I am not diabetic, my age is 34 years, it's started last year in February 2017. My heart rate is between 70 to 90
My Hb is 18.50
Hct is always in 50 or 51, additionally I have headache some time and I feel numbness in my hand some times.
Rahul ( India )
22 Jan 2018
Can eating lot of vegetables increase haemoglobin RBC level in body above normal?
Or only bone marrow is the cause..
23 Jan 2018
Please make this clear that are you talking about RBcs or you are talking about Hb. Because reason for the increase of Hb and Rbcs are different.
If your red blood cells are increasing then Bone marrow is at fault. But if your Hb is increasing it means your oxygen level is low in your body and the body is compensating on it.
So make your your Hb is increasing or Red blood cells.
17 Feb 2018
i'm 31 diagnosed with ASD congenital heart dse. 75% of may chest is how big my heart is, with pulmonary hypertention. my doktor told that its impossible to do open heart surgery due to pulmonary hypertention. due to low oxygen level of 74 my hemoglobin resulted 18.80 RBC of 5.88. i'm also suffering of gout attack right now. 3x undergone phlebotomy.. nothing has changed. i need an advice please help me. i need to cure atleast secondary polycythemia vera..
07 Mar 2018
Dear Lovely
We would not be able to suggest you anything remotely. In this physical diagnosis is must.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Donald Poe ( Texas/USA )
09 Mar 2018
I was diagnosed with polycythemia Vera in January 2015 at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Did a lot of tests, including bone marrow biopsy.My Jak-2 is mutated.
Just doing therapeutic phlebotomy,every 3-4 months.Not many symptoms,other than pruritus. Any advice on herbal remedies?
02 Apr 2018
Dear Donald Poe
Go to a Homeopathy shop and ask for just one dose of Medorrhinum 10M. Have only 2 or 3 granules then wait for 1 week. Notice your symptoms and let us know.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
SelvamChennai ( TAMILNADU )
22 Mar 2018
Now I am 23 year Old. I am not having habit of Smoking and alcohol?
I have taken CBC inwhich

HB is 15.7
HCT is 49.1
Total RBC count is 5.62
Also ? eosinophil is 9%

What is the reason? I am fear about polychythemia? My families are too much worry?, since my father is having PV after 47 years.

Please advise to stop further increase.
06 Apr 2018
Dear Selvam
I suggest you to try Psorinum 10 M. It is Homeopathy remedy and you need to take one dose only. Do not repeat the dose and wait for 1 week.
Rabee ( United States )
20 Apr 2018
I was diagnosed with essential thrombocythemia jak 2 positive. I refused chemo and am taking Pegasys (immunotherapy injections). My platelets were at 1.3 million and are down to 728 on the medication. I eat exceptionally healthy, grow my own garden and juice green veggies including raw cannabis leaves and flowers (legal where I live) and fruit at least 5 times a week. Hardly eat meat, and drink plenty of fluids. I exercise regularly and take good care of myself overall. Are there any herbal remedies that can slow down this mutation naturally?
Natalie ( Usa/ca )
29 Aug 2018
Never heard or seen any for a cure for pv, does garlic, cayenne and aloe really cure it or is there more to that?
Manohar chhajer ( India/Tamilnadu )
22 Oct 2018
My cousin sister age 27 diagnosed with polycythemia vera jak2 positive in 2015..she's on hydroxyurea daily...is there any herbal alternate ..pls help..bcoz hydrea hv many side affects..pls advice
Dr. Ankit Chauhan ( INDIA /GUJARAT )
26 Oct 2018
My self Dr. Ankit Chauhan
My Hb is 17
Rbc 6.2
Pcv 50
My all reports for polycythemia reports are normal bone marrow biopsy is normal
Jake 2 reports are normally
Other secondary reports normal
Headche ,burning sensation in feet, blurred vision
What I do?
Christina Affholder ( AZ )
28 May 2019
My husband has Essential Thrombocythemia where the bone marrow makes too many platelets. He takes Hydroxyrea for it. We have hoping to take that away completely or at least take the dosage down as it will go on for his lifespan. You have myeloproliferative disorders/polycythemia vera and also thrombocytopenia (the opposite of thrombocythemia). Would you direct him to use the suggestions for the polycythemia vera group?
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