Ayurvedic Treatment For Reactive Hypoglycemia

Abstract 

Reactive hypoglycemia is a condition in which the body’s blood glucose level falls down after a meal. It is usually within four hours after taking a meal. This condition is different from low blood sugar that occurs while fasting. This is also called postprandial hypoglycemia or sugar crash and is a term used to describe recurrent episodes of symptomatic hypoglycemia occurring within four hours. In this article we are going to discuss Reactive hypoglycemia and its Ayurvedic management.

Etiology/Causes

No exact known cause is detected. Most cases of reactive hypoglycemia are still open to debate. But scientists believe that maybe the body releases excessive insulin after taking a meal which further causes low blood glucose level in the body.

Other Possible Causes Of This Condition Are

  • Alcohol
  • Certain surgical procedures (gastric bypass surgery or ulcer treatment)
  • Tumors
  • Metabolic disorders

Clinical Symptoms/Signs And Symptoms

The symptoms depend on the individual’s hydration level and sensitivity to the rate of magnitude of blood glucose concentration. A crash is usually felt after the four hours of heavy carbohydrate consumption.

The Symptoms Of Reactive Hypoglycemia Include

  • Blurry vision
  • Unclear thinking
  • Insomnia
  • Heart palpitation
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Sweating
  • Tingling sensation
  • Nervousness
  • Irritability
  • Tremors
  • Flushing
  • Confusion 
  • Cold hands

Diagnosis

A doctor will ask about your symptoms, medical history and family history. To diagnose this disease a doctor will check your blood sugar level while you have symptoms and will again check the blood sugar level when the symptoms go away. Also there is a need for a mixed-meal tolerance test (MMTT).

Ayurvedic Treatment For Reactive Hypoglycemia

Planet Ayurveda has herbal supplements for the management of this condition. This is a leading herbal company that manufactures many herbal formulations with the standardized extracts of potential herbs.

This Company Offers The Following Herbal Products For This Condition

  1. Energo Plan Syrup
  2. Shilajit Capsules
  3. Drakshavaleha
  4. Balarishta
  5. Brahmi Chyawanprash

Products Description 

1. Energo Plan Syrup

This is an Ayurvedic product in syrup form. This is a perfect tonic for the body and also provides energy to the body. It contains the extracts of herbs such as Jeevanti (Leptadenia reticulata), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), etc. This is a natural energy booster and helps in maintaining the blood sugar levels in the blood. It has a soothing, calming and cooling effect on the body. This syrup strengthens the body and stamina quickly.

Dosage: 2 tsp twice daily after meals 

2. Shilajit Capsules

This is a single herbal formulation. This is prepared from the standardized extracts of Shilajit (Asphaltum punjabianum). This is the best herbal supplement to improve the overall health of the individual. It works best for weakness due to any reason. Shilajit has a high affinity for free radicals. This is also very helpful in low sugar levels. It also acts as an anti-aging herbal product and also a powerful rejuvenator of the body.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice a day after meals with plain water

3. Drakshavaleha

This is an herbal formulation in liquid form. This formulation is used in lethargy, weakness and heat exhaustion. It is prepared from Draksha (Vitis vinifera) as a main ingredient. It also contains other ingredients such as Elaichi (Elettariacardamomum), Dalchini (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), Tejpatra (Cinnamomum tamala), Maricha (Piper nigrum), etc. These ingredients help in low blood glucose levels in the body, improving digestion, treating constipation, boosting immunity and also some respiratory ailments such as cough, cold, asthma, etc. It is also helpful in the treatment of anorexia nervosa, loss of appetite, weakness and headache.

Dosage: 1 tsp twice with an equal amount of water after meals

4. Balarishta

This is a classical Ayurvedic medicine that comes in the Arishta category. Arishta is a fermented medicated alcohol preparation that is extremely helpful in all health anomalies. This classical formulation is made from the ingredients such as Bala (Sida cordifolia), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Eranda (Ricinus communis), Elaichi (Elettaria cardamomum), Prasarini (Paederia foetida), Dhataki (Woodfordia fruticosa), etc. These ingredients are helpful in the treatment of insomnia, neural problems, poor circulation, poor digestion, low glucose level and psychological problems etc. This herb has anti-inflammatory, cardioprotective, etc properties.

Dosage: 2 tsp twice with an equal amount of water after meals

5. Brahmi Chyawanprash

This is a herbal supplement of Planet Ayurveda that is used as cellular rejuvenation jam for a healthy mind and body. This herbal product meets the body’s and mind’s requirements of nutrition and energy. It contains the herbs such as Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri), Bala (Sida cordifolia), Bhumiamla (Phyllanthus niruri), Nagarmotha (Cyperus rotundus), Jeerak (Cuminum cyminum), Vasaka (Adhatodavasica), etc. It is useful in preventing ageing and damage due to blood pressure. It is also helpful in increasing the level of blood glucose in reactive hypoglycemia

Dosage: ½ tsp twice daily after meals

Lifestyle Changes To Prevent Reactive Hypoglycemia

Most people don’t need medical treatment for this disease. Instead of medical help we can change our diet and lifestyle to manage the symptoms of reactive hypoglycemia

  • Eat small meals about every 3 hours
  • Include foods such as meat or non meat Proteinaceous items, fruits and vegetables, dairy products and whole grains
  • Avoid highly refined carbohydrates
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Get proper exercise like morning and evening walk, running, etc
  • Avoid prolonged sitting
  • Avoid prolonged fasting

Contact my assistant to provide you the costing / ordering and delivery information at – costing.planetayurveda@gmail.com or call at +91-172-5214030 Or Check Website – www.PlanetAyurveda.com

Conclusion

As we said above, there is no need for medical treatment to manage this condition. Also Allopathic medicines have many side effects. So it is better to adapt Ayurvedic treatment for better results and no side effects along with above mentioned lifestyle changes.  

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan is one of the best Ayurvedic doctor from Chandigarh, North India. Chandigarh is situated in north India about 200 miles north of New Delhi. Ayurvedic medicine is getting quiet popular now a days and Dr. Vikram Chauhan is leading Ayurvedist from Chandigarh having solved many complicated cases from North India as well as rest of the world.

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