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AYUSH: Present Healthcare Perspective
Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy systems of medicine are collectively referred to as AYUSH. Drug therapies are crucial to the prevention and treatment of disease in modern healthcare systems. In comparison to synthetic chemicals, these medications contain natural molecules that are better absorbed and utilized by the human body and generate effects without causing negative drug reactions. Understanding that the 21st century is known as the "Century of Natural Drug Molecules." The AYUSH system has a long history. But as other medical systems have gained confidence over the years, so has it. There is a wealth of scientific evidence that supports the idea that no one medical system can adequately provide all of the needs for healthcare. When used in conjunction, they can be more effectively applied, allowing patients to receive comfort and treatment and paving the road for improved health. They can't be seen as rivals because they are supportive of one another. Recent trends demonstrate that several nations have already incorporated AYUSH into their national health systems. It will soon have a lot more to give in order to achieve full wellness.
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Dr. Prof. Dr. B. D. PATEL
Former Principal, Govt. Homeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Bangalore & Chandigarh
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Everyday Basics of Ayurveda: Ayurveda Clock and More !
Ayurveda emphasizes the importance of aligning daily routines with the Ayurvedic clock, which divides the day and night into dosha-specific periods for optimal activities and rest. Digestion is a key focus in Ayurveda, with lunch considered the main meal when digestive fire (agni) is strongest, aiding in efficient nutrient absorption. Ayurvedic guidelines for eating include savoring each bite, avoiding overeating, and incorporating the six tastes (sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent, and astringent) in meals for balance. Drinking warm water throughout the day is recommended in Ayurveda to support digestion, detoxification, and overall well-being. Ayurvedic principles suggest eating according to one's dosha (Vata, Pitta, Kapha) to maintain individual balance and harmony. The Ayurvedic clock allocates specific times for waking up, exercising, working, and winding down to sync with the body's natural rhythms. Regular self-massage or Abhyanga using warm oils is encouraged in Ayurveda to promote relaxation, improve circulation, and nourish the skin. Ayurvedic guidelines for sleep include going to bed early during the Kapha time (6-10 PM) and rising during the Vata time (2-6 AM) for a restorative sleep cycle. Incorporating spices like turmeric, ginger, and cumin in cooking is a common Ayurvedic practice for their digestive and healing properties. Ayurveda emphasizes mindful living, urging individuals to be in tune with nature, maintain a balanced lifestyle, and foster a holistic approach to health and wellness.
Exploring career opportunities after BHMS
Exploring career opportunities after obtaining a Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) degree offers a range of options beyond traditional homeopathic practice. Many BHMS graduates choose to establish private homeopathic clinics, providing holistic healthcare services to patients. They can pursue research and academic careers, contributing to the field's knowledge and teaching future homeopathic practitioners. Some hospitals integrate homeopathy into their services, offering opportunities for BHMS graduates to work in hospital settings. Government health departments and agencies employ homeopathic doctors for public healthcare programs and research. The pharmaceutical industry offers roles in research, quality control, and product development related to homeopathic medicines. BHMS professionals can offer consultation and counseling services in lifestyle management, nutrition, and holistic wellness and many more
Homeopathic Approach to Skin Diseases
Homeopathy is an effective form of treatment for skin diseases as it addresses the root cause of the problem. Homeopathic remedies for skin diseases are comparatively safe and successful since they have practically no side effects, something which is very crucial for patients suffering from rashes. The homeopathic approach to skin disease is to use highly diluted natural substances to stimulate the body's own healing mechanisms. Homeopathic practitioners believe that skin diseases are a manifestation of deeper imbalances in the body, and that by treating these imbalances, the skin disease will also resolve.Homeopathic remedies are chosen based on the individual symptoms of the patient, as well as their overall constitution. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to homeopathic treatment for skin disease.
Managing Pancreatitis with Ayurveda
Managing pancreatitis with Ayurveda offers a holistic and integrative approach to this challenging condition. Ayurvedic therapies, rooted in centuries-old wisdom, focus on rebalancing the body's doshas, primarily targeting the agni (digestive fire) and reducing inflammation. Herbal formulations and customized dietary plans are tailored to individual constitution and imbalances. Through a combination of specific herbs, detoxification processes, and lifestyle adjustments, Ayurveda aims to alleviate pain, control inflammation, improve digestion, and promote overall well-being for individuals suffering from pancreatitis, thereby enhancing the quality of life and supporting the body's natural healing processes. However, it is crucial to approach Ayurvedic treatment in collaboration with conventional medical care to ensure comprehensive management and patient safety.
Ayurvedic Approach to Skin disorders
The Ayurvedic approach to skin disorders is deeply rooted in the holistic principles of balancing the body, mind, and spirit. Ayurveda identifies skin issues as manifestations of imbalances in the body's doshas, primarily Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Treatment involves personalized assessments of a person's constitution (Prakriti) and their current imbalance (Vikriti). Ayurvedic remedies include herbal formulations, dietary adjustments, lifestyle modifications, detoxification, and stress management techniques like yoga and meditation. The goal is to address the root cause, restore harmony within the doshas, and promote healthy skin from the inside out, emphasizing long-term well-being over quick fixes.