Ayurvedic treatment for Proteinuria

Proteinuria

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Proteinuria

PROTEINURIA AYURVEDIC TREATMENT

According to Ayurveda, understanding the cause and treating the underlying condition causing proteinuria is required to effectively manage the condition.1 Ayurveda suggests following the principles of Diabetes (Prameha) management for managing Proteinuria/Ojomeha.2

The treatment for diabetes begins with bio-cleansing procedures or panchakarma, which are aimed at fat-reduction (apatarpana chikitsa) to ensure there is no further complication caused.3  This is followed by treatment with a combination of herbal medicines (aushadhi), diet changes (ahar), and lifestyle changes (vihar).4 

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Increase intake of barley in diet helps in drying up of excess fat / meda.
  • Turmeric and cinnamon combination is beneficial in early stages of diabetes.
  • Have Ayurvedic Plants like gokshura, gudmar, triphala, musta, cardamom, fenugreek, or coriander, mixed with honey.
  • Include other cereals such as wheat, kodo millet and rice, which crops within 60 days to add fibre to diet.
  • Pulses such as adhaki (arahar), horse gram (kulattha), and green gram (mudga) are beneficial.
  • Vegetables such as green banana, chaulee, dwarf copperleaf (matsyakhshi), methi (fenugreek leaves), bitter gourd, Parawal, Kunduru, Lauki  along with bitter and astringent leafy vegetables may be taken.
  • Include fruits such as orange, watermelon, apple, jambu, kapitha, amla, papaya  and other fruits with low sugar content.
  • Soyabean, groundnut, and mustard oil may be beneficial.
  • Karela juice or white pumpkin 20-30 ml on an empty stomach may be beneficial.
  • Regularly have methi seeds soaked overnight in water.
  • Avoid sugar, sugar products, rice, potato, ghee, butter, fat, regular oil, fermented food items, alcohol, urad (blackgram), rajma (kidney beans) and other heavy items.

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Start exercising regularly. Walking, swimming, running or yogasanas are highly beneficial.
  • Regular dry massage or udvartan may be beneficial.
  • Taking regular steam bath may help reduce fat in obese diabetics.
  • Taking sitz or waist bath (warm shallow bath to cleanse the genital area) also helps.
  • Include pranayama (breathing exercise) in your daily routine.

Disclaimer: The information on this page is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or ayurvedic treatment of kidney-diseases and/or proteinuria without consulting the doctor. Consult your physician before beginning an exercise regime. "While we have products /ayurvedic medicines for kidney-diseases and/or proteinuria, you must consult an authorized physician before taking any of the products. For more information on products, visit www.dabur.com or call 1800-103-1644"

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