Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis worldwide, with symptoms ranging from minor discomfort to debilitation. For people coping with advanced osteoarthritis, the effects are not only physical but also emotional as pain and decreasing mobility can limit the ability to work, participate in daily activities with friends and family, and enjoy life.
The leading causes of mortality among aged people comprise respiratory problems, heart diseases, cancer and stroke. Significant causes of morbidity among this group is chronic inflammatory and degenerative conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, osteoporosis, depression, psychiatric disorders, Parkinson’s disease and age- related urinary problems.
Prediabetes is described in Ayurvedic classics in the context of Prameha. Lifestyle and dietary errors are the major etiological categories described for Prameha, which is closely resemblance with the etiology of Prediabetes. When such clinical condition really established in the body for prolong duration, it may lead to Madhumeha vis a vis Diabetes mellitus.