Diabetes is now-a-days very close to us. Most of the people know much about diabetes. This disease can have many origins but the exact cause of diabetes is not known until today.
Diabetes involves all the systems of the body & it damages the main organs. There are mainly two types of diabetes.
Raised blood sugar alone means diabetes is incomplete definition. Raised blood sugar with frequent urination, fatigue, sudden weight loss, dryness of mouth, increased hunger, thirst, itchy skin, skin rashes, non healing wounds, etc. are many symptoms associated; so diabetes is a group of symptoms.
Diabetes in ayurved
As per ayurveda PRAMEHA is the disease but today’s diabetes & prameha are somewhat differrent. There is detailed description of prameha in ayurveda. There are 20 types of prameha in ayurveda ( charaksamhita ). As per as our experience of 8 years of treating diabetes through ayurveda; the description in ayurveda is seems to be of prediabetic stage. And when the 19 types of pramehas are left untreated or when they are complicated they turn into the type MADHUMEHA; and madhumeha is having bad prognosis ( ASADHYA) as per ayurveda. Today what we called as diabetes is seems to be MADHUMEHA of ayurveda (the 20th type of prameha)
Now in short we will see the types of prameha
|Types of diabetes ( prameha- ayurveda literature )|
Diabetic complications :-
The nerves of nervous system are affected due to diabetes. In this any type of nerve injury can be found
The capilliaries damage kills the NEPHRONS (functional unit of kidneys).
Diabetes affecting / damaging the vision (retina) is retinopathy.
DIABETIC HEART DISEASE
Heart disease especially cardiomyopathy is seen in diabetic patients. In this condition heart is not capable to pump the blood.
DIABETIC SKIN DISEASE
The overall immunity of diabetic patient is low; same as the skin also. So these patients are at an increased risk of fungal & bacterial skin diseases
MOOD DISORDER & DEPRESSION
As like body organs; diabetes affects mind peace also. It seems strage but these patients suffer in fair amount.
DIABETES IN PREGNANCY
Most women may have had diabetes before becoming pregnant,Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high..
This is commonly found & multisystem complication of diabetes. It involves neuropathy, cardiac conditions, skin disease, presure points, etc..