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Are you Diabetic ?
Do you have Blood Pressure ?
Are you Obese ?

How Nagarjuna Can Help You!

  • Helps you take control over your life by detoxifying and energising the body
  • Basic metabolism of the body is reset
  • Weight loss happens naturally by setting the metabolism right. Specific treatments help accelerate fat loss.
  • Awareness on food and lifestyle corrections and mild to moderate changes in food and daily habit awareness.
  • Training on basic Yoga for healthier living

Lifestyle Diseases

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The style in which one lives in one’s Lifestyle. We often say that our ancestors had a very good lifestyle and in those days these common diseases like BP, Diabetes, Obesity etc were not very prevalent. One truth is probably they didn’t have too many avenues to distract them or rather lure them to lead a bad life style.

Major lifestyle issues are obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, hormonal imbalance and so on. Major reason for all these conditions is detour from tradition and dependence on modern fast paced life. We get swayed by statements which so called modern researchers publish every other day. They dumped coconut oil to move on to sunflower oil to rice bran oil to mixed vegetable oil to olive oil and back to coconut oil. They now say coconut oil is the best oil. That is also not right. It all depends upon what oil one is traditionally used to.

Stressful home and office environment has led to all above mentioned lifestyle issues. Office timings are bad, centralised A/C, pampering by providing junk food, aerated drinks, irregular sleeping habits, very little leisure, too many gadgets and over indulging in social networking apps have taken its toll on health in general. This results in systemic toxins. These toxins get accumulated over a period of time.

Regular cleansing of the body is the best way to tackle toxins. Accumulation is a continuous process and we have to make detoxification alsoa habit. No other medical science apart from Ayurveda has the concept of body mind cleansing.

healthcarebriarbridgeHigh Cholesterol

High cholesterolor hyperlipidemia is a condition where excess of water insoluble lipids or fat is present in the blood. There are mainly two causes. One is excess fat consumption coupled with reduced exercise and the second one is genetic. Major threat with increased cholesterol is heart disease and sometimes acute pancreatitis. Incresed level of LDL (Low density lipoprotein) is bad while HDL(High density lipoprotein) is advised.

Symptoms

Symptoms are not very common. Usually discovered accidently during other screenings. Diabetes and cholesterol go hand in hand. So generally screening for either of these will divulge the other.

Management

Thorough cleansing of the body is extremely necessary in such conditions. Persons with extreme excess of cholesterol are given with lots of fat and then detoxified. Fat removes fat. Proper follow-up with medicines and lifestyle is extremely important for maintaining healthy levels of cholesterol. Alcohol is another contributor to triglycerides. So moderation in fat increasing food is also recommended.

healthcarebriarbridgeDiabetes

Diabetes or commonly called as sugar disease is a systemic condition of excess glucose in the body tissues especially the blood. It is due to 2 reasons. The pancreas is not producing enough insulin or the cells are not responding to the insulin produced by the pancreas. It is mainly characterised by excess glucose level in the blood. Mainly 3 types. Type 1 where pancreas fails to produce insulin. Type 2 where cells fail to respond to pancreatic insulin nd the third is gestational diabetes which comes during pregnancy.

Symptoms

Classic symptom of untreated diabetes is loss of weight. Excessive urination, hunger and thirst are the main 3 symptoms. Complications are many and anything. Affects all internal organs mainly kidneys, heart and eyes. Diabetic ulcer is also a main complication.

Management

Early diagnosis and management is the key. Chronic cases are difficult to manage. Associated with obesity is also difficult. Type 2 diabetes responds better than type 1. Detoxification and cleansing of the body plays a ket role in management. Sudden improvement in the metabolism will help all the cells respond to the insulin produced by pancreas. Proper follow-up and moderate lifestyle changes will have to be done alongwith medication. Couple of treatment sessions will be required for long lasting results.

healthcarebriarbridgeObesity

A disorder involving excessive body fat that increases the risk of health problems is obesity. A BMI of 30 and above is normally termed as obesity. Obesity or excessive body weight can lead to many diseases or conditions. Most common are diabetes, heart diseases, certain kinds of cancers, osteo arthritis etc.
The main reason for obesity is excessive consumption of food. Reducedphysical activity is another cause. Usually these are together. Excessive calorie input and reduced calorie output. One other reason is genetic.

Symptoms

Themain symptom is excessive fat and inability to be brisk. Palpitation and breathlessness even during mild activity. Knee pain due to long duration obesity ultimately leadingto Osteo Arthritis. Bad body odour. Hormonal imbalance, high BP, cardiac issues and loss of libido are also quite common.

Management

Getting the metabolism right is the main line of approach. Cutting down on calories and increasing physical activity has to be adopted. Apart from this proper cleansing of the body by intense Panchakarma therapy will help the body get relieved of the toxins. Another treatment procedure is called Udvarthanam. Here massage is done with powders. This mobilises the accumulated fat and helps in removing it from the system. Proper food, medicines and lifestyle are to be maintained for long term results.

Diabetes Mellitus

the disease, which causes suffering to millions of people, is brought under control in the diabetes clinics of Nagarjuna. Nagarjuna diabetes clinics are successfully functioning in selected areas for the past 5 years under the supervision of an efficient team of doctors. The Research and Development Division of Nagarjuna proposes the anti diabetic formulations used in these clinics and the efficacy of the same is time tested. The classical Ayurvedic treatments with the anti diabetic medicines assure good results in the control of Diabetes.

Diabetes Mellitus – An Ayurvedic View

In the present scenario diabetes mellitus (DM) has become a major health concern among the medical fraternity. It is mainly seemed to be affecting the middle aged group irrespective of sex. The prevalence of DM is ever on the rise. Irregular food habits, lack of exercise and stress are the important causative factors that make an individual more prone to develop DM at an early age. India has been projected by the WHO as the country with the fastest growing population of DM.

Almost all classical texts available on Ayurveda refer it to a disease by the name Prameha that appears to have very strong correlation and similarity to DM. The term prameha itself denotes one major clinical symptom, i.e., considerable increase in urine output. It is considered as one among the eight maharogas. (Maharogas are diseases affecting the deeper dhatus with a number of complications.) As mentioned earlier the main etiological factors are improper diet and exercise correction of which can ever help to control/ prevent the illness.

MODERN CORRELATION

Definition

A metabolic disease in which carbohydrate utilization is reduced and that of lipid and protein enhanced. It is caused by deficiency of Insulin and is characterised, in more severe cases by glycosuria, water and electrolite loss, keto acidosis and coma.

Division

  • Type I Diabetes
  • Type II Diabetes

 Type I Diabetes

It is usually diagnosed in children and young adults, and was previously known as juvenile diabetes. In type I diabetes, the body does not produce insulin. It is also known as Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM). Type I diabetes is an auto immune disease.

Type II Diabetes

Type II diabetes is type II formed diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. Most of them are having over weight. In this, either the body does not produce enough insulin or the cells rejects the insulin. It is also known as Non Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellites (NIDDM). Children and teenagers can also develop Type II diabetes. Unlike Type I, Type II Diabetes is not an auto immune disease.

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes develops during pregnancy. It affects about 4% of pregnant women. It develops when hormones secreted during pregnancy increase body’s resistance to insulin. Generally it develops during the second half of pregnancy and goes away after delivery. But more than half of all women with gestational diabetes eventually develop type 2 diabetes