Diabetes is a common ailment all over the globe. In this disease, the individual concerned suffers from high blood sugar either when the body fails to produce enough insulin or when the body cells stops reacting to the insulin that has been produced by the body.
There are two types of diabetes – type 1 and type 2. Type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle disease that can be easily controlled by the performance of exercises and intake of proper diet though the exact cause of the ailment is still unknown.
However, a number of factors like consumption of food that is rich in fat and sugar, conduction of little or no exercises and overweight are some of the factors that contribute to the cause of the ailment.
Dry mouth, increased production of urine, high unusual thirst, weakened vision, yeast infection, skin itching, etc. are some of the symptoms of type 2 diabetes. Here are some of the home based remedies of type 2 diabetes.
Diet: In type 2 diabetes, the body is often saturated with sugar and fat. Treating this ailment requires strict control over the intake of carbohydrates and sugar.
A general healthy diet comprising of fish, almonds, seafood, whole corn cereals, mushrooms, whole corn bread, seafood, fresh fruits and green vegetables should be included in the diet for a diabetic patient.
Simple sugar should be totally prevented as it is extremely harmful for the body. Fiber rich food like fresh fruits and green vegetables should be incorporated in the diet.
Water: Daily consumption of 8-10 glasses of water is a must for treating the individual suffering from the ailment. Water helps to control the level of sugar within the body. It also flushes out the toxins that are formed inside the body as well as the excess sugar that is there in the blood. Hence, intake of a high amount of water is the prime necessity.
Exercise: Brisk walking, running, swimming, breathing exercises and performance of other types of yoga exercises help to combat or prevent the ailment effectively. These exercises help the body to produce more insulin and thereby help to treat the ailment naturally.