Ayurveda in Public Health w.s.r. Non Communicable Diseases and Life Style Disorder
Alok Shukla, Vinay Tiwari, Kamal Kishor, Midhun Mohan, Satender Tanwar, Kiran M Goud
Journal Title:International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
As per WHO - Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity1 . Public health is "The science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals2 . The main aim of Ayurvedic science is to maintain the health of healthy individuals and cure the diseased one3 . As Ayurveda is recognized as foremost life science and describes ways to prevent and manage lifestyle disorders, the world is being attracted towards its potential. Ayurveda provides better solution in the forms of proper dietary management, lifestyle advises, Panchakarma like detoxification and bio-purification procedures, medicaments, and rejuvenation therapies. The holistic approach of Ayurveda, treating the patient as a whole, meaning intervention targeted toward complete physical, psychological, and spiritual well-being makes this science a wonderful option in lifestyle disorders. This conceptual study carried out to highlight the importance of the Ayurvedic principles and implementing in the day to day life to keep away from the various NCD & LSD.