Ayurvedic Diabetes Treatment
WHAT IS DIABETES?
Are you looking for diabetes ayurvedic treatment in India? Diabetes is a serious complex disease. In this, a person’s blood sugar level rises abnormally. The body of a diabetic person does not effectively process blood sugar known as glucose. Glucose provides energy to our body. Carbohydrates (rice, pasta, potatoes), Fats (butter, avocado oil), Protein (fish, meat, cheese, peanut butter) are rich in glucose. When a person consumes food like this it adversely affects the blood sugar level. Food converts glucose into energy. Insulin is produced by the pancreas. It opens body cells and helps the body to take energy. However, diabetes ayurvedic treatment can control diabetes.
TYPES OF DIABETES
Before understanding the symptoms and the treatment available it is important to know about the types of diabetes. Diabetes is of 4 types namely Type 1, Type 2, gestational diabetes and pre-diabetes.
Type 1 – This type of Diabetes is most common in childhood and adulthood. In this stage, the body’s immune system attacks and destroys the cell in the pancreas that is supposed to produce insulin. However, the body requires insulin daily. Which is taken through injections or by a pump.
Type 2 – The most common amongst all types of diabetes is this type, diagnosed in 85-90% of the total population. In this type, the pancreas produces insulin but not at their full potential. Whereas blood sugar level in this could be maintained within required limit by exercising, controlling diet and through some of your medications such tablets, injecting insulin and most reliable form with no side effects is ayurvedic diabetes treatment.
Gestational diabetes – The ladies during 24 to 28 weeks of pregnancy may have the fluctuating sugar levels which are known as gestational diabetes. 5 – 10% of women suffer from gestational diabetes. However, women’s often undergo an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) six to eight week after delivery. It checks whether the blood glucose level is within the required limit or not. It usually goes away once the baby is born. Whereas, there is a 30 – 50% chance of developing Type 2 diabetes within 15 years after pregnancy. However, having a healthy diet can reduce risk. The good news is that it is not necessary that your baby will also develop diabetes while growing up.
Pre-diabetes – In this type of diabetes, the blood sugar level is more than the normal but not so high to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes. Whereas people with this type of diabetes have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and heart disease. It shows no symptoms. A person because of the risk of having pre-diabetes should check his blood pressure and cholesterol level once or twice in a week.
Diabetes Ayurvedic View
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COMMON SYMPTOMS AND WARNING SIGNS FOR DIABETES
- Frequent urination (from kidney problems or urinary tract infections)
- Tingling or numbness in hands or feet
- Darkening of skin in areas of body creases
- Excessive hunger and thirst
- Weight loss or gain
- Blurred vision
CAUSES OF DIABETES
Scientists believe that different types of diabetes have different causes.
TYPE 1 when our immune system attacks and destroys insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas this type of diabetes is caused. Genes and environmental factors, however, can cause type 1 diabetes.
TYPE 2 Diabetes can be caused because of heredity. There is more risk in people who are overweight and physically unfit.
GESTATIONAL Diabetes – It occurs in pregnant women. While most women are able to produce more insulin during pregnancy, whereas some cannot. Overweight women may suffer from this type of diabetes because an increase in weight during pregnancy can cause diabetes.
AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR DIABETES
Ayurveda, a safety approach to medicine came into existence in India thousands of years ago. The word Ayurveda is a mix of two different words that are Ayur (which means life) and Veda (which means the science of life). There are three energies in all living beings that are Kapha, Vata, Pitta. Kapha consists of earth and water and any imbalance in it causes diabetes.
AYURVEDIC CURE FOR DIABETES
Panchakarma – Panchakarma is a Sanskrit word which means “five therapies”. Panchakarma treatment lasts usually for 2-3 weeks including complete body massages with a herbalized sesame oil. It is a pure detoxification and regeneration program for body and mind.
Exercise and Yoga – It is the oldest technique to treat many diseases. Regular practice of yoga helps to enhance mobility, lower blood pressure and improve overall wellbeing.
Healthy Diet – Having a healthy eating plan is the best way to prevent diabetes complications and keep blood glucose level under control. What we eat, at what time we eat and how much we eat is an important thing. A person should eat healthy fruits such as vegetables, fruits, grains, proteins, etc.
AYURVEDIC HERBAL TREATMENT FOR DIABETES
Herbs play an important role in curing diabetes. Different types of herbs that are effective in diabetes are –
- Aloe Vera – Easily available plant and is very beneficial for the human body & is effective in producing and repairing beta cell present in the pancreas that produces insulin. It is available in liquid and capsule form.
- Cinnamon – Good kitchen ingredient and comes from the bark of a tree. It is good for diabetic patients because of its inherent sweetness and helps to balance the glucose level in the body.
- Bitter Melon – Is a medicinal fruit & in the form of seeds, vegetable pulp or supplements.
- Basil leaves – It is the elixir of life because of its several healing properties. The basil leaves are powerful antioxidants that promote adequate functioning of cells that release insulin.
- Fenugreek – Fenugreek seeds contain chemicals that help to balance sugar levels & used as a spice.
- Mango leaves – They are very effective in diabetes. Having tea of mango leaves and boiling 15-20 mango leaves and drinking them empty stomach can be helpful.
We At Arogyadham
We at Arogyadham strives to provide best ayurvedic herbal diabetes treatment which helps to control blood sugar level without any side effects.