By Dr. Soonrita Taneja, Ayurveda
Diabetes is a condition that cannot be completely cured. It can be regulated and brought under control. Once you maintain your usual level of diabetes within the prescribed normal amount, you can be referred to be as non-diabetic. Surging levels of diabetes over a long span of time might negatively affect some organs in your body and also deteriorate your immune powers. Here is where the role of Ayurvedic medicines becomes imperative. One of the most potent and competitive ways to deal with diabetes and bring it under control, while deleting the chances of any side effects is with the use of Ayurvedic medicines and therapy.
Symptoms of Diabetes:
There is a long list of common symptoms related to diabetes. Some of the most common symptoms out of the lot are -
- Disproportionate and varied levels of thirst,
- Frequent and uncontrollable urge for urination,
- Sudden hunger sprang,
- Sudden weight loss for some,
- Sudden weight loss for some,
- Thinning hands and legs,
- A constant feeling of irritation,
- An increased level of fatigue,
- Blurring vision,
- Itchy and spotty skin,
- Slow healing of scratches and cuts,
- Increased chances of infection,
- Swollen gums, loosening teeth, pulling of gums away from the teeth,
- Deterioration in sexual activities amongst men,
- Tingling sensations and numbness in your hind and fore limbs, etc.
These symptoms only keep on increasing, till the time they start affecting serious organs of your body. This can be protected by a visit to Ayurvedic doctors in the initial days of detection of the disease.
How to Detect Diabetes?
Diabetes can be detected with the help of a blood test or urine test. Both these tests are competent enough to detect the level of sugar in your blood and also whether it is controlled or not. Visiting a doctor can also help you to put your finger on the fact, whether the symptoms you are facing are related to diabetes or not.
When Should You Consult a Specialist?
You should visit a doctor as soon as you notice a couple of symptoms of diabetes mentioned above or for that matter have had your monthly medical tests done, and they show an uncontrolled level of glucose in your blood. Consulting a doctor will lead to a proper diagnosis of the condition and the prescription of best Ayurvedic medicines and treatments for a speedy recovery.
Ayurvedic Medicine for Diabetes:
Though diabetes can be regarded as a modern ailment, Ayurveda has surfaced as one of the best cures for the condition. The aim of Ayurveda is to control the level of glucose in the blood, with the use of all-natural medication, which poses no additional harm or side effects to the patients. Some of the best Ayurvedic medicines for diabetes are -
- Coccinia Indica,
- Neem or Azadirachta Indica,
- Mulberry or Morus Indica,
- Bitte Gourd or Momordica Charantia,
- Eugenic Jambolana,
- Fenugreek or Trigonella Foenum, etc.
While these Ayurvedic medicines might not cure the condition 100% but they control the level of glucose to a level where a patient becomes almost normal.