What is diabetes?

Diabetes is increase of sugar level in blood which may be due to decrease in insulin hormone in blood or excess of sugar intake. According to Ayurveda, Diabetes is called Madhumeh which is a type of Prameh.

Factors responsible for diabetes according to Ayurveda

(a) Dietary habits (Ahaar)

Cold foods (eg. Cold drinks, packed fruit juices, ice creams etc.)

Oily foods  (eg. Junk foods like bhature-chhole, samosas etc.)

Sweet foods (eg. Sweets, toffees, chocolates and cakes etc.  )

Fatty foods (Mathhi, Fenia,pakore)

Excessive liquids (eg. Excessive intake of water, milk etc.)

Sour Foods

New grains

New wine

Meat (aquatic animals)

Sugarcane

Jaggery

Milk products

These diets are responsible for increase of amadosha in body due to which undigested form of vata, pita and kapha along with medodhatu go out from urinary system. Due to which these tridoshas are unable to perform their functions and various diseases occur.

(b) Life style factors (Vihaar)

Day sleeping

No exercise

Laziness

Sedentary lifestyle

Stress

Prodromal symptoms (Purv roopas)

The onset of diabetes is recognized by the following symptoms:

Burning sensation in hands / feet

Oiliness on face

Heaviness in body

Sweetness and whitishness of urine.

Laziness

Polydipsia (increase of thirst)

Bad breath

Plaques on teeth

Excessive growth of nails

Polyurea and dirty urine are main symptoms of prameha.

Prevention

To prevent diabetes following diet pattern should be adopted.

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RECOMMENDED LIFE STYLE CHANGES

Go for a long MORNING WALK daily.

Go for evening walk.

Use stairs in the office.

Use public transport more as it moves your body to prevent diabetes and good for society to prevent pollution.

Do yoga regularly

Mandukasan is good for preventing diabetes.

Suryanamaskar (reduces stress and obesity)

Balasana

Do walk after lunch in the office.

For bathing vijaysar water can be used.

Use Neem soap.

Use Barley ubtan.

Take dinner early in evening.

Do not take food until the previous diet is digested and till you feel hungry

Take small meals

Adopt Ayurvedic dincharya to prevent diabetes.

Recommended Medicines

For managing diabetes, use / take

Shilajeet

Madhumehari granules

Madhukalp vati

Vijaysar

Jamun seeds powder

Khadir

Madhunashini

Giloyghan vati / sanshamni vati

Arogyavardhini

Lodhrasav

Ayaskriti

Amla Ras and turmeric

Use Basantkusumakar Ras for strengthening and preventing other complications from diabetes.

Be Active and stay healthy.

via PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES THROUGH AYURVEDA IN CONTEXT OF MODERN LIFESTYLE by Dr. Reena Arora — Site Title

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