Madhumegam (Diabetes Mellitus) in Siddha system

  1. Introduction:

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.

1.1. Definition:

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”