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Diabetes
What is it?
Diabetes occurs when the pancreas fail to produce enough insulin to regulate the blood sugar level. In some cases, complications such as angina, blocked arteries, cataracts, and kidney complaints may eventually occur. Some doctors believe that the disorder may be hereditary; others think that virus infection could be to blame. Warning: Diabetes is a serious illness and medical advice is imperative.
Symptoms:
Fainting, unsteadiness, sweating, incoherence and memory loss.
Conventional Practice:
Provided the patient take daily doses of insulin, most doctors see no harm in the use of alternative remedies. Diabetics using insulin will sometimes feel the effects of low blood sugar due to an accidental overdose. Symptoms include fainting, unsteadiness, sweating and disturbed behaviour such as incoherence and loss of memory.
Alternative Treatments:
  Naturopathy
  Naturopathy has concentrated on helping the body to cure itself. It aims to do this by means of various therapies, chiropractic, diets and dieting, exercise, hydrotherapy, massage, osteopathy, relaxation and breathing, and yoga. It also encourages people to think positively in terms of good health. More Info
  Herbal Medicine
  The medicinal use of herbs is said to be as old as mankind itself. Tribes still use their traditional knowledge of plant and their healing properties passed on from generation to generation. The armies of slave workers who laboured to build the Egyptian pyramids took a daily ration of garlic to ward off the pestilential fevers and infections that were rife at the time. More Info
  Aromatherapy
  Treating illness with highly concentrated oils extracted from plants is known as aromatherapy. These highly scented extracts-called essences or essential oils-contain the substances that give plants their smell. Aromatherapists believe that many also have medicinal properties. More Info
  Yoga
  Yoga is a system of spiritual, mental and physical training. YogaпїЅs underlining philosophy stresses the influence of mind over body, and holds that mental and spiritual development are necessary to reinforce the benefits that the physical exercises can bring. More Info
  Homoeopathy
  Homoeopathy aims to treat the whole person. Illness is seen as a sign of disharmony or inner imbalance. More Info
   



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