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What is diabetes, causes, symptoms, and natural healing ways of managing diabetes at home.

Diabetes natural healing home remedies

The human body needs hormones for stimulating a specific organ or organ system. Insulin is one such hormone. It is produced by the beta cells of the pancreas. Insulin regulates the sugar (glucose) level in the blood by either helping the body to use it or storing it for further use. In case of insufficient insulin, there can be two types of metabolic disorders that are, hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia commonly known as diabetes mellitus is a disorder where the blood of the person has high sugar levels due to insufficient secretion of insulin. This again has two different categories that are Type 1 Diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Managing diabetes is a real problem as it involves a lot of physical and mental struggles Also, sometimes it can be naturally healed by managing it at home.

According to some research, it has been found that about 90 out of every 100 people have Type 1 or type 2 diabetes. There are a large number of causes for this, starting from food habits and lifestyle to genetic or medical conditions. 

Type 1 diabetes

This category of diabetes has more than 1 million cases per year in India. It is commonly known as “Juvenile” diabetes because of the age group it affects i.e, from childhood to adolescence. It has no cure just treatment and medication. It has symptoms like; 

  1. feeling thirsty all the time
  2. blurry vision
  3. hungry even after eating
  4. heavy and rapid breathing
  5. frequent urination
  6. rapid unexplained weight loss

Top ways for diabetes management at home

Type 2 diabetes

In this condition either the body does not produce enough insulin or resists insulin. It basically affects adults in their early 30s to 60s. It can last for a few years or even lifelong. It happens due to leading a sedentary life, unhealthy eating habits, stress, genetics, etc.. Being obese or overweight is a clear sign that you may or already have type 2 diabetes. This is more common than Type 1 Diabetes.

Here are some of the natural ways that can help you in managing diabetes:

Changes in diet

If you have diabetes, cut off sugar and limit the intake of carbohydrates. Try to eat food that has high nutrition. Add fibers, fresh vegetables, and bitter herbs to your diet for managing and naturally healing diabetes effectively. If you have a problem with cutting down on sugar, try to find better sugar alternatives.

There are many foods to eat during diabetes


Regular exercise

After healthy food, regular exercise is a must. Exercise helps to reduce blood sugar levels, boosts your body’s sensitivity to insulin, and also reduces stress. You don’t have to do strenuous exercise, exercising daily for at least 30 minutes is more than enough.  It also keeps your body fit and healthy.

Manage Stress Level

Managing stress levels is one of the best ways of managing and naturally healing diabetes. Taking too much pressure only worsens the situation. The release of hormones like glucagon and cortisol due to stress spike up our blood sugar levels. You can manage stress by practicing yoga or meditation.

Have a Sound Sleep

Sleep plays a major role in the better functioning of the body. Therefore, it is important to have at least 7-8 hours of sleep. If you have irregular sleeping habits, then it may affect your blood sugar levels and insulin sensitivity.  Maintaining a good sleeping habit will help maintain blood sugar levels.

Drink sufficient Water

Various studies have shown that drinking plenty of water helps control blood sugar levels. Drinking 8-10 glasses will prevent dehydration and support kidneys to flush out the toxins through urine. However, it is advisable to opt for water and drinks that are calorie-free.

Drinking sufficient water is beneficial for managing diabetes

Control your weight

Keep a check on your weight and make lifestyle changes if necessary.  Apart from sugar control, tracking weight also improves cholesterol and blood pressure levels. It is also helpful in getting rid of hormonal problems like PCOS in women.

There are numerous natural ways to lose weight


Check for infection or wounds

One of the side effects of having diabetes is that small wounds can take a large amount of time to heal completely. Checking for infection and wounds as well as treating them properly in an efficient manner will help in fast healing.

 While following these natural healing ways of managing diabetes can be really helpful, a regular medical checkup is also important to keep a check on your blood sugar levels. It is also advised to seek medical help in case of emergency. Diabetes can be controlled by sugar control, but you can’t eliminate this disease from the root. Therefore, it is advised to visit your healthcare professionals regularly. 

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