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Diabetes – Needs your attention & Treatment is Important

Diabetes is on the rise in India. Here’s why you shouldn’t take blood sugar lightly. By 2030, nearly 9% of the India’s population is likely to be affected from diabetes, according to a study of International Diabetes Federation. So, Indians have something serious to worry about. Usually, the importance of diabetes prevention is not realised by patients until they suffer from it.

So first let us know about what is Diabetes?

Though by now it is widely covered topic over internet, but still we from Amritha Ayurvedam Panchakarma Hospitals, always have a mission to help the lives of all people affected by Diabetes.

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder in which the body is unable to make proper use of glucose resulting in hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) and glycosuria (sugar in urine). Diabetes has emerged as a detrimental disease in the modern world. Unhealthy eating habits and stress is seen as major cause for rise in number of Diabetic patients.

Poorly managed diabetes can lead to a host of long-term complications like :-

Heart attacks
Nerve damage
Amputation of Limb
Impotence in men
Pruritus (Itching)

The increase in diabetes prevalence across India is not just indicative of an ageing population. Lifestyle changes linked to an increase in wealth are impacting all age groups.

Ayurveda’s Theory of Diabetes

According to Ayurveda, There are 20 forms of Diabetes (Prameha): 4 are due to Vata, 6 result from Pitta, and 10 are caused by Kapha. But Diabetes (Prameha) is mainly kapha doshaja disease.

Up to 2 percent of women aged 15-19 years and 2.6 percent aged 20-25 years had high or very high blood glucose levels. In men, this rose to 2.9 percent and 3.7 percent, respectively, according to data from the NFHS 2015-16.

Few very well know causes of Diabetes

1] Diet increasing kapha dosha such as sugar, fats, potatoes, rice.
2] Lack of exercise.
3] Mental stress and strain.
4] Excessive sleep etc.

Basic Symptoms of Diabetes

1] Excessive urine formation & Frequent urination
2] Burning of palms and soles
3] Increased hunger
4] Excessive Thirst
5] Sweet taste to mouth etc
6] Weight Loss
7] Blurry Vision
8] Wounds that take time to heal
9] Skin Infections
10] Unexplained extreme fatigue

Ayurveda’s Treatment for Diabetes

Ayurvedic line of treatment is based on individual’s constitution and considering the Prakriti of patient, Dosha predominance. Other factors like hereditary, food habits etc. are also considered to prepare a specific line of treatment.

Usually, Type1 Diabetes patients are advised Brimhana medication and diet to increase dhatus in body. Panchakarma is not advised to such patients. Diet is also considered as a kind of medicine in Ayurveda as each food has certain qualities to affect the doshas in certain ways.

In Type 2 Diabetes, Purification of body is advised by Panchakarma method depending on predominance of doshas. E.g. patients with Kapha dosha are advised Vamana (emetics) and patients with Pitta dosha are advised Virechana (purgation) Panchakarma treatment.

Recommendations and Remedies for the prevention of Diabetes

One have to consult doctor before following any kind of remedies. Doctor will have to know the condition of the patient and will have to suggest accordingly.

1] Diet planning. Make Healthy food choice.
2] Daily exercise.
3] Restrict and reduce weight
4] Avoid sleeping during daytime
5] Avoid smoking
6] Try to reduce stress by implementing ‘Yoga’ practice


Ayurveda also recommends elaborate Panchkarma treatment for diabetic patients. Panchkarma includes full-fledged Ayurvedic treatment and therapies to detox the body, de-stress the mind and empty the emotional and stress toxins in your system that potentially manifest into diseases in the future.

Do seek medical advice if you notice above mentioned signs in your body before it develops into serious complications.

At Sree Prathama Ayurvedam Panchakarma Hospitals :

First step is –

* Understanding the root cause of your diabetes
* Then managing and treating it with Ayurveda strategies
* After your diabetes consultation, we will propose a combination of personalized treatment plan, medication, dietary and lifestyle recommendations

Book an appointment with us. We are just a Phone call away, Let us Talk.

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