Ayurveda treats diabetes through drugs, diet, panchakarma and exercise. The management technique for diabetes in Ayurveda is as follows: Exercise (Vyaayam), dietary regulation (Pathya), Panchakarma (bio-purification procedures) and Medicines. WHAT IS DIABETES?
Sugar or glucose in our diet, provides energy to the body
Diabetes occurs when the sugar concentration in the blood increases
CAUSESInsulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. It facilitates the movement of glucose from the blood to the liver, muscles and fat cells
The causes for diabetes are:
Type 1 Diabetes: Body is incapable of producing insulin
Type 2 Diabetes: Body becomes resistant to insulin
Hormonal changes during pregnancy can also result in temporary diabetes