Madhumeha, or diabetes, is a chronic metabolic illness that causes a spike in the blood sugar levels as the body cannot manage the insulin produced, or cannot produce enough insulin. Diabetes must be managed as there are several complications associated with the condition. The complications include an easy prevalence of cardiovascular disease, nerve damage or neuropathy, kidney damage or nephropathy eye damage or retinopathy, foot damage, skin conditions, hearing impairment, Alzheimer’s disease and even depression.
Age, family history of diabetes, weight, race, inactivity, PCOS, high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol, etc. are some of the most common causes of diabetes.
Managing diabetes may not be as overwhelming when done right. Here are some easy and effective ways of managing diabetes according to the traditional teaching of Ayurveda.