Is Diabetes affecting your Sexual Health?
Diabetes is a condition or a disease when the body ceases to produce enough insulin or use it. Insulin is that hormone responsible for converting sugar, starches and other food into energy needed for daily life. Diabetes is a disease that is affecting roughly 7% of the population in the United States while an estimated 6 million or so have no idea about their affliction. Diabetes is the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer.
Diabetes can affect the quality of life for men and women alike especially the Sexual Health. The problems may range from Loss of Vigour and Vitality, to Erectile Dysfunction in Men or Lack of Vaginal Lubrication in Women. Since Diabetes is known to narrow down the walls of the arteries, it makes the person prone to heart disease and less inclined to sex.
High blood sugars can damage the nerves causing a reduced level of blood flow to the genitals. This may quite often result in impotence.
Available Treatment for such problems includes medications; both pills and injections, and Corrective Surgery.
Whereas available diabetes medication does provide temporary relief, but not without its side effects.Low blood sugar as a side effect of oral diabetes medications usually causes mild symptoms, such as sweating, shakiness, and hunger. Other long term effects include Weight gain, Retinopathy.
There are Natural Remedies for Diabetes and also for problems related to your Sexual Health.
These Natural remedies can be effectively taken either as a monotherapy for Type 2 Diabetes or as an adjuvant to other oral anti diabetic drugs for Type 2 & Type 1 diabetes. There are several researches which show good results for the anti-diabetic herbs, like Karela, which has plant-insulins. Ayurvedic Compounds like Shilajeet, can be taken safely as Vitality and Vigour tonic for Sexual Stamina and Strength. Herb like Vijaysar has been proven to regenerate functional Pancreatic beta cells. There are other herbs which may help in weight management naturally.
The first important thing is to keep the blood sugars under best control as much as possible with exercise and good diet.
The Natural Remedies for Diabetes are known to be effective, without any side-effects and can be easily applied provided you acknowledge that something is wrong indeed and approach for help. Over longer period of time, Diabetes may give rise to some serious Sexual Dysfunction conditions. It is therefore imperative that help is sought as soon as possible to keep in good sexual health.
The Natural Remedies for Diabetes are known to have worked wonders in many patients and best of all they dont have any side effects.
Natural Remedies for Diabetes also sought after by most people because of the positive effect of such a treatment. These Natural Remedies do not involve any side effects and also they involve in altering our daily diet plan to suit a better controlled diet far fetched from the usual sugary diet that we are normally accustomed to. Plant based foods are low in glucose and they help with the body to cope with less sugar intake.
Usually Diabetics do not discuss much openly about their sexual health and this leads to ignorance of any problem that may arise as a result of Diabetes, and has affected their normal sexual performance. While it is hard to talk openly about your Sexual Health, it is important to discuss about it with your doctor to resolve the problem.
For more information on Diabetes, and related Natural Remedies and Dietplans you may contact the Author.
About the Author: Albert is a herbalist with several years of experience, also consults through Nature Ally. Nature-Ally provides extensive online information on Natural and Ayurvedic Treatments for various health conditions.