We live in modern world with the pace of accelerating at a faster rate than ever before. It’s no surprise that stress, anxiety and fatigue are all coming to the fore. However, negative emotions don’t just tickle down, they can also manifest themselves on the body in the form of high blood pressure, heart disease, Obesity and diabetes.
“Integrative wellness”, which harnesses ingredients that help achieve harmony between mind, body and soul are the latest buzzwords to take the Health care industry by storm and the concept is predicted to be big. Dr.Vasudha M.Sharma, Executive Director, Chief Ayurveda Physician and Yoga Therapy Consultant at Vivekananda Health Global , believes it’s a result of increased awareness and faith on Indian traditional systems of healing. Stress, poor sleep, anxiety are not only affecting your health but also effecting your quality of life and decreased productivity at work”
Ayurveda is a system of healing that integrates basic physiology, emotional disposition, and spiritual outlook. Ashwagandha unique adaptogen : The Ancient Indian Super herb that Rejuvenates Your Body and Brain From the Inside Out “A lot can be controlled via Relaxation technique, meditation, herbs, nutrition, sleep and exercise, but a good integrated approach has the power to change the way we feel and not just the way we look. As a result, the integrated wellness will no doubt boom in next few years”. This idea of breaking wellness regime and replacing them with good lifestyle, to improve both mental wellbeing and productivity.
A growing number of studies conducted at S-VYASA indicate that yoga may be a beneficial treatment for mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress. Increasing demands in workplace, family commitment and trying to juggle too is not only putting a greater strain on our bodies but is also knocking our mental wellbeing out of sync. “As a direct result of an increase in technology in our lives, we’re seeing a rise in negative stress condition such as anxiety and sleep deprivation.
Stress is a challenge to the natural homeostasis of an organism; in turn, the organism may react to stress by producing a physiological response to regain equilibrium lost by the impact of the stress. Stress management protocols such as the unique SMET program put a greater focus on breathing exercises in treatment, as breathing deeply helps slow down the heart rate, reduce the thought process and balance your inner energy. Ayurveda de-stress therapies such as Abhyanga (full body medicated oil application) and Shirodhara (oil streaming therapy on forehead) in combination with Yoga are sympatholytic, anxiolytic, relieve muscle tension and bring in a state of alertful rest.