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I have diabetes type 2. Doctor prescribed me galvus met 250/500 mg I have questions 1. Can the drug be stopped or have to use it life time? 2. I have got stomach cramps and heartaches. I have used it just 5 days can. I stop it? 3. Can I control my sugar by just changing life style? Mu hba1c is 8 %.i m male. My height is 5.6 and my weight is 69 kg? 4. Is there any way in herbal. Ayurveda that will help me reduce sugar level. I do not want to tale galvus met or any other allopathic drug.

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I have diabetes type 2. Doctor prescribed me galvus met 2...
1.No alcohol 2. Reduce body wt if over wt 3. No smoking/ tobacco 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. No sugar, potato, rice 5. 30 mts brisk walk daily 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. 6-8 hrs of sleep at night 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. 9. Take more water- proper hydration. For medicine contact on private chat.
I have diabetes type 2. Doctor prescribed me galvus met 2...
Firstly, you should learn more about Diabetes and it's management (you can use the internet to gain the knowledge so that you can decide on your own how to move on ). Moreover, it is advisable to consult a doctor personally and seek help (do not stop or change any medicine on your own as it can be unsafe ). Ofcourse, you should follow a healthy lifestyle and be disciplined (it is advisable even to people who are on medications ). Secondly, please feel free to talk to your doctor and also discuss anything that requires clarification. Thirdly, you should always go for regular health check up and investigations so that you can take the right steps at the right time. Please follow a daily exercise regime (it can be even any sports activity!). Learn yoga and pranayam which can naturally help your body to respond in a positive manner.
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