Diabetes is a chronic and complex disease, caused by having too much glucose (sugar) in the blood. This happens when there is low or no insulin production or improper utilization of insulin. Hormone insulin is needed to convert glucose in blood into energy. Diabetes can also be called as Diabetes mellitus, Blood sugar, Blood glucose, Diabetics and Diabets.
Causes of Diabetes Following are the major diabetes causes:
Excess intake of carbohydrate foods like chocolates, rice etc
High blood pressure
Stressful and over burdened life
Lack of exercise or physical activities
Low Blood Sugar
Glucose is the body’s key fuel source. The body as well as the brain require adequate amount of glucose to work properly. When this blood glucose level or blood sugar level drops below the normal level, it is called low blood sugar, low blood glucose or Hypoclycemia. Most often, it affects those people who are at the extremes of age, such as infants and the elderly. But this is not necessary, it may occur at any age. People with diabetes, especially Type 1 diabetes are more likely to suffer from severe low blood sugar. Experts have suggested a number of herbs, nuts and seeds as effective natural home remedies for low blood sugar.
Symptoms of Diabetes
Diabetes goes undetected for a long time as they do not produce serious, obvious symptoms. Do watch out for strong thirst, frequent urination, excessive appetite, weight loss, fatigue, irritability and blurred vision. In diabetics, the urine maybe pale in color, with an acidic reaction and a sweet odor. They also look pale, may suffer from secondary issues like anemia, constipation, intense itching around the genital region, palpitations and general weakness.
Diabetes Diet Plan
Eat about the same amount of food each day.
Eat at about the same times each day.
Take your medicines at the same times each day.
Home Remedies to Cure Diabetes
Take juice of bilva and parijataka leaves in equal parts for natural remedy of diabetes. Take two teaspoons of it twice a day.
Avoid drinking alcohol (including beer, gin, wines and whisky).
Take two teaspoons of powdered Fenugreek seeds with milk. Two teaspoons of the seeds can also be swallowed whole, daily.
Avoid sweets, chocolates, rice, banana, grapes, mangoes, dry fruits, oils, cakes and pastries.
Boil 15 fresh Mango leaves in 1 glass of water. Leave overnight. Filter this water and drink first thing in the morning.
Eat green vegetables, coriander, cucumber, cabbage, coconut, chenopodium album (bathu), creeper of pumpkin, cucumber, cabbage, bitter guard, carrot, tomato, lemon, radish, onion and ginger
Avoid infections, burns and injuries as they develop ketosis in such stressful conditions.
Take 400 mcg. a day of chromium picolinate makes insulin more efficient helping keep sugar level low. Chromium maintains stable blood sugar levels through proper insulin utilization and can be helpful for people with diabetes and/or hypoglycemia.
Take plenty of potassium and vitamins C, E, and B-complex.
Eat 10 fresh fully grown curry leaves every morning for three months. It prevent diabetes due to heredity factors. It also cures diabetes due to obesity.
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