Oct 022012

Diabetes Mellitus  is a common metabolic and nutritional disorder caused due to high levels of sugar in the blood and urine. Insufficient production of insulin, a hormone secreted by pancreas, increases blood sugar levels, and when the body cells do not respond effectively to insulin. When this imbalance is not corrected on time, it can lead to heart problems, kidney disease, vision impairment and other problems.

Causes  Heredity, obesity, stress, unhealthy eating habits.

Symptoms Lethargy, fatigue, frequent urination, weight loss, craving for sweets, excessive thirst, increased hunger, blurred vision, slow healing of wounds, increased susceptibility to infections, numbness in hands and feet.

Asanas and Pranayama massage the abdomen, increase gastric fire, burn the excess sugar, regulate the functions of liver and pancreas. When practiced regularly with dedication for few months they will provide permanent relief.

Few asanas for practice.  Duration:  2 to 5 minutes each

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