Health Care in Ayurveda - Jeeva Health
According to Ayurveda, the health is defined as a state of balance of three physical humors and all other physical parameters, senses and psyhe are in its original shape with respect to body and its function.
Prakriti, a unique genetic makeup which is usually determined by the parent’s constitution, time and place of birth and other physical, psychological and environmental factors. Ayurvedic approach, as the body is constantly influenced by external environmental factors, day to day routine, seasonal changes, lifestyle, diet, and regular exercises falls in coincidence with WHO definition of health.
According to Ayurvedic Medicine, the balance or equilibrium of DOSHA (bio humors), DHATU (tissues), MALA (waste eliminations) and AGNI (Digestive fire) with balanced mental and spiritual elements is HEALTH.
Following the path of Ayurveda, is purely cost effective and reduce the health care burden on the county. Even though, conventional medicine is of well research based still only address the symptoms, whereas, Ayurvedic medicine is purely orientated towards, prevention first, health maintenance second and finally treatment of disease or symptoms. Conventional approach while treating disease is to treat the specific cause of the disease such as microorganisms will cure the disease. On the other hand Ayurveda looks at the whole aspect as imbalance in the physical and mental status, which will decrease the body immune mechanism to fight against the disease.
Ayurveda can be adopted by any other country other than India, as the concepts of proper lifestyle, dietary habits and seasonal routines are can adoptable and adjustable based of the constitution of the individual, which may need a slight modification according to the culture and environment of the county. The ayurvedic medicines can be used along with conventional medicines in most of the cases, and certainly can be integrated with other health systems, which is help to increase the choice for the physician and the patients.
Certainly, Ayurveda medicine has gained the momentum globally; many parts of world are working on the various clinical and non clinical components of Ayurveda. The crucial aspects of it are mainly education and training.
Definition of Health in Ayurveda
Health is state of balance of physical body, senses and psyche. It is a scientifically valid concept that health is state of balance, According to Ayurvedic Medicine, it is essential to maintain the balance of three DOSHA ( BIOMATERIALS) (VATA, PITTA and KAPHA) and Seven DHATAUS (TISSUES) and three MALA (Excretory Products) and balanced soul, senses and mind will be denoted as Health (SWASTHA) in Ayurveda.
Ayurveda looks at the whole aspects of the disease process than the specific cause. Ayurvedic treatment includes pacification and elimination treatments to combat the disease process. Ayurvedic practitioners may use wide range of techniques include, diet and lifestyle recommendations, herbs and various rejuvenation and detox methods to help to bring the balance.