Early Stage Diabetic Patients- Making these Small Changes will Make All the Difference

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What is Diabetes?

A person gets diabetes when their ability to regulate the production of the insulin hormone is compromised. This leads to poor metabolic functions and an elevated level of blood glucose. Diabetes has seen an almost exponential growth worldwide, nowadays with even children being affected due to poor lifestyles, genetics, and eating habits.

What are Early Diabetes Warning Signs:

Here are some of the most common signs to look for, but please consult our doctors for medical advice.

  • Hunger pangs after eating

  • An increase in thirst

  • Weight loss despite healthy eating

  • Frequent or abnormal urination patterns

  • Fatigue

  • Blurred vision

  • Headaches

Diabetes Treatment in Ayurveda

In Ayurveda, diabetes is known as Pramhea, which means a person passing urine with an excess amount of sugar in their urine. In Ayurveda the basic cure for diabetes or it’s treatment rests in fundamentally changing one’s diet and lifestyle.

Diet for Diabetes

A diabetic diet revolves around maintaining blood sugar levels. There are certain household ingredients to stock up on if you have diabetes. To read more about low GI foods read this.

Fenugreek (Methi)

Reduces sugar and carbohydrate absorption

Additional Fact: Also reduce bodily inflammation, and the bitter nature counteracts sugar

Check out this video with a recipe for yummy and diabetic-friendly Methi Paratha

Jambu Fruit (Jamun)

Converts starch and sugars within the body

Additional Fact: Energy booster, a stimulant without the crash

Aloe Vera

Reduces blood fat content, aids in ulcer pain relief

Additional Fact: Great for skincare and burns

Cinnamon

Reduces blood cholesterol (smells amazing!)

Additional Fact: Cinnamon is a natural thermogenic which aids in losing fat

Ashwagandha for Diabetes Treatment

Ashwagandha is one of those miracle Ayurvedic all-in-one remedies. Ashwagandha has been shown to reduce levels of blood sugar in a person's body when used under supervision or prescription. You can find ashwagandha here.

Yoga for Diabetes

Another facet of diabetic treatment is improving upon your lifestyle. A direct way to immediately impact your lifestyle is to incorporate exercise. Ayurveda recommends yoga asanas. Here are some to aid in diabetes.

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