Saturday, 9 December 2017

How Ayurveda manages Diabetic Neuropathy ?

Diabetic Neuropathy

The damage caused to nerves due to diabetes is called diabetic neuropathy. This happens due to the rise in blood sugar level for too long time. Nerve damage can occur in every organ including digestive track, heart and sex organs. 

Causes of Diabetic Neuropathy 

The causes vary according to the type of neuropathy. Anyway the nerve damage is common and may be due to a combination of factors like 

Metabolic factors such as high blood glucose, long duration diabetes, abnormal blood fat levels and low level of insulin. 

  • Autoimmune factors that cause inflammation in nerves 
  • Damage to blood vessels include neurovascular factors 
  • Mechanical injury to nerves such as carpal tunnel syndrome 
  • Inherited traits of nerve disease 
  • Life style factors such as smoking or alcohol use 

Symptoms of Diabetic Neuropathy 

Some people with nerve damage have no symptoms. However, common symptoms are indigestion, nausea, diarrhoea or constipation, dizziness, numbness and tingling in the feet, hand, arms and fingers, problems with urination, erectile dysfunction in men or vaginal dryness in women, weakness 

Peripheral Neuropathy is the most common type of neuropathy that affects the feet, legs and arms. Symptoms include sensitivity to touch, numbness, tingling or burning sensation, insensitivity hot and cold temperatures, pain or cramping 

Autonomic Neuropathy affects the nerves in the heart ,lungs and eyes. The symptoms include problem with bowel and bladder function, digestion problems bowel and sexual response, and perspiration. 

Focal Neuropathy results in muscle weakness or pain. 

Proximal Neuropathy causes pain in the thighs, hips or buttocks that leads to weakness in the legs 

How to manage Diabetic Neuropathy 

Managing the blood sugar levels is the most important as well as the use of medicines, managing diets and being active are some measures which can produce great results. 

People prefer Ayurveda as it has no side effects. Ayurveda treats all diseases by removing the root cause. Diet control is the most important thing that will be suggested by the doctor. It is better to avoid; eating sweets, tension and worry. The treatment foucs on a suitable diet, altered life style, oral intake of medicines, yoga practice and application of panchakarma therapies. 

Dr. T. D Boss is from a traditional vaidya family. He is one of the leading Ayurveda doctor in Alleppey,kerala. Dr. T. D Boss has a special skill to treat the patients with his acquired and inherited knowledge. He is one of the best Ayurveda doctors in kerala, who treats patients based on pure traditional Ayurveda principles. 

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