Diabetes Mellitus is caused either by a lack of insulin or body’s inability to use insulin also known as maturity onset, diabetes is often triggered by obesity stress and a sedentary life style. Aasyasukham swapnasukham dadheeni gramyodakanuparsah payaamsi! Navannpannam gudvaikritam cha pramehahetu kafkrichcha sarvam!!
The term ‘Madhumeha’ is used in ‘Charaka Samhita’ (1000-1500 BC), ‘Susruta Samhita’ (100-500 BC) for the multi systemic metabolic disorders effecting multi tissues, Diabetes Mellitus. Incidences of diabetes type-II, increasing along with the increase in materialistic orientation of society; the epidemic like situation is traced in the mutation of changes in related genes and metabolic mechanisms by scientists of the field ; 230 millions of diabetics are living with the disease. It is emerging as the seventh leading causes of mortality.
In medical texts of Indian system of medicine-Ayurveda genetic susceptibility, indulgence in excess intake of milk and its products, sugarcane juice and its products, meat of animals from marshland, food products prepared from cereals that are less than one year, recently prepared wines, physical inactivity, excessive sleep, no day-to-day activity related to mental planning, excessive mental worry ,obesity and sedentary life habits and faulty eating habits like eating when earlier taken food is not digested, eating food without any appetite, overeating.
Twenty types of premeha, Kapha (10 varities)-Pitta (six varieties) –Vata (four varieties) gets manifested depending on the basic constitution on the patient, indulgence of varities of causative factors enlisted and type of tissues affected among the following-medas (adipose), Vasaa (fat), Rakta (blood cells), Shukra (spermatozoa), Ambu (cytoplasm), Lasika (protoplasm), Majja (bone marrow), Rasa (lymph), Pishita (muscle), gene-proteins/ factors responsible for immunity (ojas).
Ayurveda concept of health and disease is based on natural Law of Panchamahabhuta that are manifested in the form of three Doshas in biological systems. The constitution of parents were diagnosed in Vedic era in India and accordingly the diet-regimen and life style were given to people before planning a child, during pregnancy period as well as at the time of birth and there after throughout life to enrich the available natural wealth, so that every human being can lead a complete, healthy and purposeful life.
Mehahara yoga: Lot of research is going on to find a reasonable good remedy for DM-type II all over the world; but till date the efforts are going on with partial success. Our effort in developing an herbal compound for the same is unique in the sense that it controls the blood sugar holistically without any side effect and minimizes the bad effects of disease process on almost all systems and vital organs.
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