The harms of cupping for diabetics
Are you diabetic and afraid of cupping? Here is the most important information about the harms of cupping for diabetics.
Disadvantages of cupping for diabetics
In fact, diabetes, especially regular and controlled diabetes, is not one of the contraindications to cupping , meaning that there is no harm in cupping especially for diabetics. On the contrary, cupping is one of the natural treatments that it is recommended to add to the treatment plan for diabetics, along with medications and diet, of course.
Therefore, the damages of cupping for diabetics are the same as the damages that may occur to all people after cupping, and these damages include the following:
- the pain.
- swelling of the skin;
- Skin pigmentation.
- Nausea .
- Leaving purple marks or circular bruises on the skin.
- skin infection;
Contraindications and warnings of cupping
We mentioned that having diabetes is not an obstacle to performing cupping, provided the patient adheres to medications and other treatments and consults a doctor before using any natural treatments. However, in some cases, whether the person has diabetes or not, there are some warnings that must be taken into account before performing cupping, including the following:
1. Take fluids
Beware of cupping when taking blood-thinning medications. Because it may increase the risk of severe bleeding.
It is preferable not to perform cupping in case of fasting for a long period; This may increase the risk of fainting.
3. Skin problems
Avoid performing cupping on wounds, ulcers and sunburn, and it is also forbidden to perform it on the places of fractures , sprained muscles or ligaments, and complete rupture of tendons.
4. Pregnancy Warnings
It is forbidden to perform cupping on the upper or lower abdomen during pregnancy.
5. Infection with some diseases
Avoid cupping if you have any of the following diseases:
- Diseases of the blood and bleeding, such as: tuberculosis.
- Severe anemia.
- tuberculosis ;
- Heart attack during the six months preceding the cupping procedure.
- Active infection.
- severe heart disease;
- Chronic uncontrolled high blood pressure.
- Edema or fluid retention in the body.
It is also forbidden to perform cupping in some parts of the body, such as: the eyes, varicose veins or any swollen veins, the throat, and lymph nodes.
Benefits of cupping for diabetics
After we have shown the harms of cupping for diabetics and others, it is necessary to clarify the benefits of cupping for diabetics and its positive impact on the disease.
Cupping, in addition to other diabetes treatments, may help:
- A clear decrease in the cumulative diabetes rate.
- Decrease in sugar level before and after eating.
- Reducing triglycerides.
- Reducing total cholesterol and harmful cholesterol in the blood.
General benefits of cupping
In addition to the special benefits that cupping provides to diabetic patients, there are a number of general benefits, continue reading in the following to learn about them:
1. Contribute to pain relief
One of the most important benefits of cupping is to help relieve pain resulting from various diseases and injuries, including the following:
- Back pain.
- Headache or migraine.
- Knee and other joint pain .
- Muscle aches, such as: fibromyalgia.
- Neck and shoulder pain.
2. Relieve respiratory symptoms
Cupping helps relieve coughing and bronchial congestion resulting from a cold, a cold in the thoracic bones, or asthma.
3. Other benefits
In addition to the above, cupping may help treat the following problems:
- Gastrointestinal disorders.
- Skin problems, such as: acne , eczema.
- anxiety and depression;