Symptoms of Diabetes
Diabetes can further be classified into Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is a genetic condition that often shows up early in life, while type 2 is lifestyle-related and develops over time. Understanding the symptoms of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes can result in early detection and treatment of this illness. This in turn can prevent any severe complications in the future and help you manage your blood sugar levels and health better. Here are a few warning signs to lookout for…
- Drastic weight loss
- Increased thirst and urination
- Blurred vision
- Increased hunger
- Slow-healing injuries
- Tingling or numbness in your hands or feet
- Red, swollen gums
- Skin tags on the neck, eyelids, armpit and groin area
How to cure diabetes the Ayurveda way
Introducing a few changes in your lifestyle and diet is key to helping you manage diabetes better. To cure diabetes the Ayurveda way, you can follow these tips.
Switch to copper drinking vessels
According to Ayurvedic experts, drinking water from copper vessels can offer multiple health benefits including preventing fluctuations in sugar levels.
Stock up on fenugreek seeds and sprouts
Soak a few fenugreek seeds overnight in a cup of water and drink this early in the morning.
Drink this herbal concoction
Mix giloy (guduchi), picrorrhiza or yellow gentian (kutki), gymnema sylvestre (shardunika) and boerhaavia diffusa (punarnava) with warm water twice or thrice and have it daily.
Include bitter foods in your diet
Take your pick from amla, aloe vera and bitter gourd, all of which are said to have amazing results in helping you manage blood sugar levels.
Opt for nut milk, low fat milk and yoghurt
Almond & soy milk are good options you can consider or switch to skimmed milk and low-fat yoghurt.
Use spices known to have anti-diabetic properties
From asafoetida, cinnamon, turmeric, coriander to mustard, all have been known to help control diabetes naturally.
Drink tea for diabetes prevention
Herbal teas are known to be effective in helping you control and manage blood sugar spikes. Hence, it makes sense to consider including tea for diabetes management. Herbea has a wide range of the best tea for diabetes patients. Try STABILITEA Swasthyam, which is a diabetes-friendly tea. This herbal tea is made with Salacia oblonga (saptarangi) and Indian Barberry (daruharida) roots. This herbal blend is believed to lower sugar and cholesterol levels and aid in weight loss. Adding ginger, turmeric, amla and cinnamon can add a refreshing taste and enrich this tea with antioxidants. The best part is Herbea’s range of teas come in organic tea bags, which makes them convenient to use and carry. So, if you are looking to experience the benefits of the best herbal tea, you should consider switching to Herbea. Try ginger tea for diabetes control or opt for amla tea for better diabetes management. You can also try green tea for diabetes control.
Cinnamon tea recipe for diabetes
Researchers have discovered that cinnamon has the amazing power to stabilize sugar levels. It’s also a natural sweetener, which makes it a wonderful ingredient to use to flavour a herbal tea. Here’s how you can prepare cinnamon tea at home.
1 Cinnamon stick
3 Cups of water
Add 1 cinnamon stick to a small tea pot or vessel. Add 3 cups of water and bring to a boil. Then lower the heat and let this blend simmer for 20 minutes. Pour this concoction into a tea pot or directly into a cup and serve. As cinnamon is a natural sweetener, you do not need to add sugar or honey for extra sweetness. You can also reuse the same cinnamon stick to brew another cup or two. Try this ayurvedic herbal tea recipe or simply brew a cup of tea using Herbea’s range of teas and drink to good health!