An Ayurveda doctor shares ayurvedic treatment for prediabetes ideas that can help arrest harmful effects of prediabetes & diabetes type 2 before symptoms become worse.
Ayurvedic treatment for prediabetes
The efficacy of Ayurvedic herbs has been proved both in practical prognosis and laboratory tests. Studies have proved their efficacy over long term management of Diabetes Type-2, which includes not only blood glucose lowering capacity, but also improving the overall glucose metabolism.. The following treatments are helpful in
• Diabetes type-2 and its associated complications like
• Cardiovascular disease
• Nerve damage (neuropathy)
• Kidney damage (nephropathy)
• Eye damage (retinopathy)
• Diabetic foot
• Diabetic Skin conditions
Type 2 diabetes is a constantly evolving disease which affects multiple organs at one go. It is popularly known as non-insulin dependent diabetes. It is a mild form of diabetes, appearing generally in adulthood. Progressively this disease causes damage to pancreas, kidneys, heart skin, eyes and nerves which are easily managed by the following treatment plans and herbs. It is basically divided into treatment for pre-diabetes, established diabetes and long standing diabetes(having complications).
Treatment in Prediabetic Condition
The combination of Haridra(Turmeric) and Amla(Indian Gooseberry) has been used in ethno medical practices. Recent studies have shown its involvement in regeneration and rejuvenation of cells leading to an increased insulin production and secretion
(1) and reduction of glucose and blood pressure
(2)Treatment in Established Diabetes
Vijaysaar(Petrocarpus Marsupium), Chirayta(Swertia chirayita)are one of the most potent antidiabetic herbs. This combination shows significant reduction in post pardinal sugar
(3), along with overcoming insulin resistance
(4). It also shows hepatoprotective
(5) and Cardiotonic activities
(6).Treatment in Long Standing Diabetes
Neem (Azadirachta Indica) and Jamun(Syzygium cumini) show significant reduction in diabetes when used for long term. Neem blocks the action of epinephrine on glucose metabolism, thus increasing peripheral glucose utilization.
(7). It has also shown to delay the onset of diabetes
(8).Jamun on the other hand restores altered hepatic and skeletal muscle glycogen content and hepatic glucokinase
(9). Its seeds and fruit pulp contains bio active properties which directly reduce the blood glucose levels .
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