A Research Upon the Management For Treating Diabetes Through Ayurveda and Yoga |
In Ayurveda all the diseases are diagnosed on the basisof Vatha, Pitha and Kapha by means of naadi. Ancient science of Ayurveda hasdiscussed diabetes at length thousands of years ago. The knowledge andeffectiveness of diagnosis can be understood with the fact that Ayurveda hasclassified Diabetes (Prameha) into 20 types, Kaphaja prameha (sub divided into10 types), Pittaja prameha (sub divided into 6 types) and Vataja prameha (againsub divided into 4 types). In these three types of prameha, Kaphaja prameha andPittaja prameha are curable and vataja prameha camiot be cured. Ayurvedicpractitioners use diet modification, Panchakarma, several herbal preparationsfor the treatment of diabetes. Exercise is another cornerstone of yurvedic treatment towards diabetes. Yoga andbreathing exercises are traditionally used.