Naturopathy & Yoga

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Naturopathy & Yoga

Naturopathy is an art and science of healthy living and a drugless system of healing. Naturopathic medicine is defined as a drugless, non-invasive, and rational and evidence based system of medicine imparting treatments with natural elements based on the theories of vitality, toxemia and the self- healing capacity of the body, as well as the principles of healthy living.

This system of medicine offers a treatment pathway that remedies the whole individual, restores the body’s natural balances, targets the origins of disease, and prevents future illnesses. Naturopathy integrates the system’s traditional principles with ambitious research aims, modern scientific design, and clinical applications. Naturopathy demonstrates promising potential in ensuring patient health and provides an alternative pathway to wellness by focusing on an individual’s natural healing processes,

Naturopathic treatments are mainly based on the Five Great Elements or Panchamahaboothas namely Air, Water, Earth, Fire and Ether, which are the fundamental constituents of every human. The common naturopathy modalities include Counseling, Diet and Fasting Therapy, Mud Therapy, Hydrotherapy, Heliotherapy, Massage Therapy, Acupressure, Acupuncture, Magnet Therapy, And Yoga Therapy.

Naturopathic Principles

The guiding principle of Naturopathic practice includes:

  • First, Do No Harm (primum non nocere)
  • The Healing Power of Nature (vis medicatrix naturae)
  • Treat the Cause (tolle causam)
  • Doctor as Teacher (docere)
  • Treat the Whole Person (tolle totum)
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

Yoga is an Art and Science of healthy living. It is a spiritual discipline based on an extremely subtle science, which focuses on bringing harmony between mind and body. The holistic approach of Yoga is well established and it brings harmony in all walks of life and thus, known for disease prevention, promotion of health and management of many lifestyle–related disorders

Yoga as a Therapy

Philosophy of Yoga aim at personality development but Yoga can also be applied as a therapy on the basis of scientific evidences obtained by hard-core modern researches. It is used for specific diseases by applying the observational knowledge, which is later on tested by scientific experiments. It is proved that yoga therapy is one of the medical interventions for lifestyle disorders like diabetes mellitus, hypertension, coronary artery diseases, dyslipidemia, arthritis and other immunological disorders. Yoga has therapeutically benefits like improving the range of movements of the joints, increasing the blood circulation not just to the peripheries but also to the internal organs, reducing the inflammations, regularizing blood pressure and blood sugar, bringing back the deviated bio chemical markers, etc.

Yoga therapy has been proved effective in :

  • Improved posture
  • Better sleep
  • Increased natural energy level and vitality
  • Greater flexibility, strength and stamina
  • Better balance
  • Stronger immune system
  • Cardiovascular efficiency increases
  • Respiratory efficiency increases
  • Controls cholesterol levels
  • Cleansing and regulating of all the body’s systems
  • Maintaining the blood sugar level
  • Calm and clarity
  • Greater confidence and generally more positive mood
  • Sense of inner well-being and ‘centeredness’
  • Increased awareness of body and movement
  • Counters depression and anxiety
  • Ability to concentrate improves