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Role of Ayurveda among IT Professionals
Author : Dr.Shaji Varghese
Email : dr@pattarumadom.com

it industry today plays a vital role in the revenue of a country. at the same time adversely affects the health of the individual who works for this industry.

long working hours, prolonged sitting, interaction with visual display unit and lack of adequate exercise are the main causes which produce different health problems in software professionals.

eye strain, general fatigue, neck pain, back pain, head ache, body ache, stomach problem, blood pressure etc. are the primary difficulties they face. proper rest break, physical exercise, adequate sleep, and relaxation are beneficial strategies to solve these health problems. but only minority follows this strategy and in majority these primary difficulties end in different diseases. refractive error, acid peptic disease, migraine, cervical spondylitis, low back pain, hypertension andmany other ailments affect these individuals.

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Massage and Nervous System
Author : Dr. Shaji Pattarumadom
Email : dr@pattarumadom.com

like other parts of the body, the nervous system can often become overloaded with stress that can manifest in the body as pain, sickness and disease.  ayurvedic massage therapy is one of the oldest healing method in the world and also the anti-dot to stress that causes problems in your nervous system..


all massage techniques stimulate the nervous system the body’s parasympathetic nervous system  is responsible for feelings of peace, rest and wellbeing. different strokes and techniques in massage stimulate the nervous system and this in turn counteracts the exhausting stress and anxiety.

the massage works to release any blocked negative energy in the nervous system that may be manifesting itself as disease or injury in energy centers. it does so by working on marmas – the vital points  on the neck, shoulders and head . this removes the block, allowing for a free flow of energy around the body, restoring the individual to op....

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Auto Immune diseases
Author : Dr. Shaji Pattarumadom
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autoimmune diseases are disorders in which the body's immune system reacts against some of its own tissue and produces antibodies to attack itself.

the immune system is a network of organs, cells and molecules that work together to defend the body against attacks by foreign (not of the body) invaders such as germs, bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi.

in general terms, when antibodies are directed against the body's own cell an autoimmune disorder can result.

autoimmune disorders  are classified into two types, organ-specific (directed mainly at one organ like pancreas, thyroid gland etc.) and non-organ-specific (widely spread throughout the body like rheumatoid arthritis).

 

ayurveda and auto immune disorders

everything in the universe, including food and our body are derived from the five elements. so a fundamental harmony exists between the universe and the individual. the h....

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Life Style Modification
Author : Dr.Shaji Varghese
Email : dr@pattarumadom.com

if we have chosen the best doctor and best hospital, are we assured of maximal healing? the answer is a clear no, because all external drugs and procedures have to work through the ‘internal pharmacy’ of healing chemicals produced inside our body.

invoking this internal healing power is called life style modification. if we are skillful in invigorating the internal healing chemicals, our need for external drug is minimized.

mother nature prepares best foods for human bodies and it is your choice how you will eat them. appetites are learned and must consciously and conscientiously see the intelligence within. 

be natural, eat simple, eat the ‘common man’s’ diet and avoid packaged, sweetened, canned foods that might taste good, but are thieves that rob you of your natural vibrant health.

 

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Live in tune with nature
Author : Pattarumadom Ayurveda
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the phrase “living in tune with nature” has a precise meaning in ayurveda: having healthy desires that match what you actually need.  as nature made you, what you need and what you want shouldn’t be in conflict. when you’re in balance, you naturally desire only that which nurtures your health and life.  you flow in harmony with your body’s natural rhythms, getting restful sleep, feeding your senses with experiences, tastes, touch, aromas, sounds, and sights that uplift and nourish you. when you slip out of tune with nature, your desires become non-nurturing and you may crave junk food, neglect to sleep and exercise, and indulge in compulsive behaviors. overtime, a little imbalance can become a disorder and then a disease, bringing on more stress and neglect.exercise: tune in to your body

you can make choices that keep you in harmony with your inner intelligence and rhythms by tuning into your body’s messages. the body alway....

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Benfits Of Ayurvedic diet
Author : Pattarumadom Ayurveda
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benefits of ayurvedic diet

  1. cure for all ailments: the principles of ayurveda state that the beginning of curing all diseases and problems is making changes in the diet of the patient. the combination of these dietary rules with proper supplements is believed to remedy any problem.
  2. increased life span: adhering to this way of eating, you find balance between all tridosha; which means that your body and mind will be performing at its best. it also aids in the generation of new cells, and enhances the survival period of your existing cells. this will help you live a longer and healthier life.
  3. healthy weight: like every other diet, this also helps you lose weight, but in a healthy manner. many of the weight-loss fads & plans damage your body by burning or depleting all the other nutrients, in addition to the fats. it’s a way to pro....

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Public Health through Ayurveda
Author : Pattarumadom Ayurveda
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public  health through ayurveda

public health means the science and the art of preventing disease,prolonging life,and promoting health through all orgnised measures,wether public or private.public health activities aim to provide healthier environment to survive.according to the country cooperation strategy of who,india accounts for 21% of global burden disease.ayurveda is belived to be the oldest medical science of human cultivation.it is the science of life,as it describes the mere treatment of diseases and encloses a wide collection of principles and practices which deals with each individual.public health as a displine is mainly seen as a part of community medicine,which deals specially with the prevention of diseases.this is more akin to the primary aim and objective of ayurveda.ayurveda describes many aspects like infectious diseases,immunity,nutrition etc,in relation to public health.this is a compendious perspective of the present study which will be discu....

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Role Of Food in Health diseases
Author : Pattarumadom Ayurveda
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role of food in health &disease

various system of the human body can be compared with the complex,automatic and the most powerful machinery.due to the greatest co-operation and co.ordination among them keeps the body components in equilibrium.similar to a meachine,human body also requires fuel in the form of food to give nourishment and to lead happy and long life,provided the  natural dietietic rules are observed.acharyas of ayurveda have quoted that intake of food sleep and observance of celibacy are the three supporters of life.among theses three,food plays a major role  in health and disease.acharya charaka has greatly emphaised the importance of wholesome food in maintaining the positive health and unwholesome one for manifestation of various disorders,on critical analysis,it is observed that morethan 50 percent of the causative factors related to food are responsible for the production of different diseases conditions.hence the authorities of ayurve....

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HEMANTHA SISIRA RITHU
Author : Pattarumadom Ayurveda
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hemantha & sisira rithu

hemantha is early winter november  - december and december  - january

sisira is extreme   winter  january  - february and february  - march

hemanthacharya ( seasonal regimen)

in hemantha the cold atmosphere brings about blockade to the dissipation of body heat which in turn increases the digestive power in strong men. in the sense, the cold atmosphere increases metabolism in our body to tide over the outside cold, this increases the need for food, this accelerates digestion. but in the absence of adequate fuel  ( food supplements ) , this strong digestive fire persuaded by vayu, breaks down body tissues. so in hemantha, it is advisable to consume madhura (sweet ), amla ( sour ) and lavana ( salty ) rasas.

during this period, as the duration of the n....

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Dr Shaji Varghese BAMS, Managing Director. Renowned Physician in Ayurveda with vast experience in traditional Ayurvedic treatments, Panchakarma, Kerala special treatments, Body massage procedures and alternative therapies.