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Treating Diabetes With Naturopathy

By: Ajanta Sen
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Diabetes is becoming more and more rampant with each passing day due to the inactive lifestyle, unhealthy food habits and terrible lifestyle options like drinking and smoking that people are following in their everyday lives.

This dreadful disease can be treated with allopathy; however, there can be various adverse effects of allopathic treatment.

Fortunately, there is another effective method to treat this ailment and it is known as naturopathy. Yes, you read it right. Naturaopathy can be an effective mode of treatment for patients with diabetes.

In allopathy, the reason of diabetes is due to the malfunctioning of the pancreas, whereas in naturopathy it is believed that the main causes of diabetes are hereditary factors, pathological reasons, imperfect lifestyle, congenital issues and increase of toxins in the body.

The article thus highlights how diabetes can be treated with naturopathy. Following are the various treatment methods that can help in curing diabetes with naturopathy. Do have a look: 



In this method, the patient is treated with a mixture of packs, baths and tepid water enema. Hydrotherapy boosts your metabolism and keeps your blood sugar levels under control. It also increases your body's capacity to use the glucose molecules.

The hot enema that is given aids in cleansing the toxins from colon and also helps in getting rid of all the toxic substances from your body.


Exercise And Walking

According to the latest studies, a daily walk of about 45 minutes can help control blood sugar level and also help your cells to accept insulin more effectively.

Daily exercise is also a very essential part in order to lead a healthy life. When you exercise, your body's glucose is used up; thus, this physical activity boosts the consumption of blood glucose in your body.


Mud Therapy

This therapy is one of the various treatment methods that tells you how diabetes can be treated with naturopathy. Mud therapy helps to get rid of all the toxins and adjusts the imbalance in the endocrinal and digestive systems.

Mud pack application on the abdomen is also very effective. This method boosts the circulation and eases inner congestion and removes the morbid matter. A full mud bath is the best method to remove the toxins present in your body.


Diet Therapy

Another therapy to support how diabetes can be treated with naturopathy is the diet therapy. This therapy encourages you to eat a balanced diet that must include vegetables, fruits, whole grains, sprouts and legumes.

Raw foods abound with vital enzymes can boost the metabolism. Raw foods are rich in minerals and vitamins that are very important for diabetic patients, so make sure to eat them. Certain juices like cucumber, jamun, bottle gourd and bitter gourd are also very useful in treating diabetes.



Chromotherapy is another treatment method to treat diabetes. According to this therapy, diabetes is caused by the deficiency of green, yellow and orange colours in your body. In this method, green and yellow colours are used.

Green colour stimulates the thyroid gland, which assists in the removal of toxins, whereas the yellow colour stimulates the pancreas. There are 2 methods to treat diabetes by using colours and they are by applying light permeated through various coloured glasses, and by internal or external use of colour-charged water.


Yoga Therapy

The various asanas of yoga improve the functions of pancreas, liver and the digestive system, which are helpful in curing diabetes. The Halasana, Pavanamuktasana, Merudantasana, Pada hastasana, Vajrasana, Mandukasana, Surya Namaskar, Chakrasana, Mayurasana, Trikonasana, Matsyasana, Bhujangasana, Vakrasana, etc, are some of the popular asanas that are prescribed for the diabetic patients.

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Story first published: Thursday, February 25, 2016, 2:02 [IST]
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