Diabetes was known to Indians from Vedic period by the name Asrava (Prameha). Diabetes is also known as Madhumeha in Ayurveda. Madhumeha (Diabetes Mellitus) has become a global problem in spite of advances in modern science. India has been projected by WHO as the country with the fastest growing population of Diabetic patients. Continue reading “PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES THROUGH AYURVEDA IN CONTEXT OF MODERN LIFESTYLE by Dr Sudarshan Hande”
What is diabetes?
Diabetes is increase of sugar level in blood which may be due to decrease in insulin hormone in blood or excess of sugar intake. According to Ayurveda, Diabetes is called Madhumeh which is a type of Prameh. Continue reading “PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES THROUGH AYURVEDA IN CONTEXT OF MODERN LIFESTYLE by Dr. Reena Arora”
I , Ayurveda & Diabetes
In my title ‘I’ word may be seems very strange ; but actually it’s fact. Everyone has no Diabetes but due to our current modern lifestyle everyone has prone to Diabetes. India is already capital of Diabetes since 2000. Simply Diabetes means your blood glucose is too high. This is one of the life threatening chronic disease having high mortality rate in our country due to altered in lifestyle. Continue reading “Prevention & Management of Diabetes Through Ayurveda in Context of Modern Lifestyle by Dr. Sanket Annasaheb Ghawate”
Ever wondered what if the wheel and fire were not put into practice? The evolution story might have taken a different turn altogether. We have entered from wheel to website era. But unmindfully and along with comforts of mankind many diseases have also pursued. Continue reading “PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES THROUGH AYURVEDA IN CONTEXT OF MODERN LIFESTYLE by Dr. Ravi Bhagvanjibhai Jotania”
Diabetes is a global endemic with an exponential increase in numbers with 30 million people in 1985, whereas, 415 million in 2015. Diabetes was well described, classified and provided valuable guidance for the prevention and treatment by renowned Ayurveda physicians in 100-600BC. Continue reading “PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES THROUGH AYURVEDA IN CONTEXT OF MODERN LIFESTYLE by Dr. M.N.Patrudu”
In Siddha system of medicine, diseases are classified into 4448 types. According to sage Yugi Vaithiya Chinthaamani, Meganoi is classified into 20 types. Madhumegam is one among them, which comes under Pitha type called Thithippu Neer and it could be correlated with Diabetes Mellitus in modern system.
Mathumegam is a clinical condition characterized by frequent and excessive passage of urine with ‘sweetness’ eventually leading to deterioration of seven body constituents. Continue reading “Madhumegam (Diabetes Mellitus) in Siddha system”
In Unani medicine, the discussion on diabetes is based mainly on the signs and symptoms. Increase in thirst and micturition have been described unanimously by every Unani scholar as cardinal symptoms of diabetes and they had described diabetes by various terms like Dulaab, Istisqa-e-Amnas, Mo’attisha, Dawwarah, Barkariyyah, Zalaqul kulliya, ziyasqoos and Qaramees. Continue reading “Diabetes and Unani Medicine”