Additional Diabetes Information:
Diabetes is a common problem nowadays while people basically rely on the allopathic treatment. This treatment people take to control various health problems such as blood sugar and other also. But this treatment has a lot of side effects. Thus, Ayurvedic treatment for Diabetes is a more holistic option for the patients.
About Diabetes according to Ayurveda:
One of the top symptoms of Diabetes which is included in Ayurvedic text that is “Prameha Roga” is Madhumeha. It has a lot of similarity to Diabetes. Most important symptom of DM is “Prabhutavila mutrata” in which a patient suffers from excessive urination problem. At primary stage it occurs as Madhumeha and finally it results to Diabetes Mellitus.
Cause of Diabetes:
According to Ayurveda, Diabetes Mellitus has two major types of causes. The first one is bad dietary habits which results to Madhumeha. The other cause is having excessive food like milk, curd or oily foods while sleeping or sitting in comfortable and soft beds. This also results to the hazardous complications of Diabetes.
Symptoms to Diagnose Diabetes in Ayurveda:
Excessive dirty urination problem is the major symptom of Madhumeha. Some other symptoms are:
- Dryness of palate and throat.
- Lethargy and laziness.
- Excessive bad smell from the body.
- Tongue gets coated.
- Ants gather on urine.
- Feeling of sweetness in the mouth always.
Treating Diabetes with the help of Ayurveda:
With the restrictions of dietetic activity and restoring the balance of doshas and Dhatu, Diabetes can be treated. When the doshas get increased, a patient needs to use Ayurvedic medicines to neutralize the doshas. According to Ayurveda, two types of Madhumeha can be found: Krisha and Sthula. As per Diabetes Management, “Shodhana” i.e. purification therapy is given to a patient in case of Sthula and “Brimaha” i.e. nutrition therapy is given to patient in case of Krisha so that patient can have strength.
Specific Ayurvedic Treatments for Diabetes:
Three types of Ayurvedic treatments for Diabetes are there:
This treatment is mainly of some foods like barley, astringent and bitter type of vegetables and the meat of hot climatic places' animals and also some pulses like Mudga, Adhaki, Chanaka and Kulattha.
This type of Ayurvedic medicine is used in Diabetes management, which is very much bitter and pungent to taste. Some of these types of medicines are: Triphala churna, Chandraprabha vati, Kusmakar rasa, Trivanga vasma, Amrita Swaras etc.
This treatment is of physical activities and exercises. Many researchers said that with the help of various exercises, Prameha can be solved. Apart from this, medicated water bath which is prepared with Ayurvedic medicines is also a great solution. According to Ayurveda, diabetes can be happened in terms of lack of exercise. Thus exercise acts the major role in metabolism of carbohydrate and burning the level of blood sugar and glucose.
If a diabetic patient wants relief from the disease, he or she should follow the restricted diet mentioned by Ayurveda along with the modern medicine.