Dietary intervention in Prameha (Diabetes mellitus)

  • Sankangoud Patil Reader, Dept. of PG Studies in Swasthavritta, JSS Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital, Mysuru, Karnataka, India.
  • Sowmya MN Reader, Dept. of PG Studies in Swasthavritta, JSS Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital, Mysuru, Karnataka, India
  • Nanjammanni N Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Periodontics, Mathrushri Ramabai Ambedkar Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Prameha, Diabetes mellitus, diet

Abstract

Prameha (Diabetes mellitus) is a disease known to the medical world since time immemorial. Its incidence is, however, much higher at present than ever in the past. Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder reflecting abnormality of urine such person passes urine in large quantities, many times during day and night. Nidanas (causative factors) for Prameha are excessive use of curd, meat soup of domestic, aquatic, marshy animals, milk, new cereals and drinks, jaggery products, Kaphakara Aahara and sedentary lifestyle. Due to these Nidanas, Tri Doshas get aggravated specially Kledaka Kapha in liquid form affects Meda, Mamsa Dhatus and Kledatva. Excess of Kleda formed in the body which leads to Jaataragni Mandya (digestive fire) and Dhatvaagni Mandya (tissue fire). Naturally tissues lose their tone, later on Ojus, Basti also get vitiated and produces Prameha. To prevent and to control Prameha proper dietary plan is necessary. In Ayurveda gives utmost importance for diet especially in Prameha such as Kangu, Yava, Shyamaka, Godhuma, Purana Shali, Kulatta, Mudga, Chanaka, Adhaki, Vaatyamanda, Shobhanjana etc.

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How to Cite
Sankangoud Patil, Sowmya MN, & Nanjammanni N. (2021). Dietary intervention in Prameha (Diabetes mellitus). Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(4), 268 - 270. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1409
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