World Health Organization (WHO) has brought out new guidelines for physical activity, sedentary behavior and sleep for children below 5 years of age.
WHO recommends no screen time for children below 1 year, and limited screen time for children below 5 years. They should spend time more on physical activities to grow as healthy adults
Parliamentary panel asked Ministry of AYUSH to work with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to integrate AYUSH systems with modern medicine
First issue of Santwanam magazine is released today, July 1st, 2017 coinciding with National Doctor’s Day in India. 🖕..
It is available for download at http://santwanam.com/magazine.html
“ajeernne bheshajam vaari
jeernne vaari balapradam
bhojane chaamritam vaari
When you have indigestion, water could be a medicine. After digestion, water gives strength. Taking water alongwith food is like nectar (amrit). But taking water immediately after food is like poison (has adverse effect)
“மிகினும் குறையினும் நோய்செய்யும் நூலோர்
வளிமுதலா எண்ணிய மூன்று”
“mikinum kurayinum noyceyyum noolor
valimutala enniya moonru”
Books written by learned ones state three life forces or energy, starting with Vata (wind). Deficiency or excess of these leads to illness
There is a famous sloka in Sanskrit which reads as follows:
ayogyah purusho naasti
This can be translated as ‘there is no letter which is not a mantra, there is no root (or herb) which is not a medicine, there is no person who is not suitable (good). What is missing, often, is the person who knows to apply properly in the context
Everything and everyone in the world exist for a reason. It could be used for benefit of one another. But there should be someone which has the knowledge, experience and willingness to venture into it and help
It is equally applicable in healthcare as well. Now a days, information is available on fingertips for everyone. eg. what causes a disease, what could be the medicines/treatments etc. However, if it is not applied with the help and advice from a well qualified, experienced physician these may lead to unwanted consequences.
This is true irrespective of whether one is following allopathy, ayurveda, homeopathy etc.