Yoga & Naturopathy (Nature cure Philosophy)
By Vishnu kumar
Naturopathy is a separate primary health-care approach that places a strong emphasis on the body's natural ability to cure itself. Naturopathy is a branch of medicine that employs a diverse variety of treatments to promote human wellbeing. The naturopathic basis is built on the benefits of Yoga & Fitness exercise, sunshine, freshwater, stress management, a good diet, Ayurvedic Dosha analysis and other natural elements according to some expert's opinion in India and all around the world.Some of countries like Great Britain , Canada, Australia and USA where some Naturopaths in the west who have adopted Ayurveda herbs, western herbs also adopted the principles of yoga exercise and a Natural diet living which is also the modern concept of Vegan where most of people believe there certain influence of yoga and Nature cure teachings .Because no where in the world you can find this concept of Vegetarainism other than India . Because you will find a lot of vegetarian restaurants only in india. Non Vegetarians are more prone to have cancer and other diseases than Vegetarians in research . Naturopathy constantly emphasizes the significance of one's own health, as well as decreasing the symptoms of sickness, harmonizing the complete human system, and assisting the body's natural healing abilities.
Naturopathy is a comprehensive approach to human wellbeing that also serves as a vehicle for educating people about healthy living. Naturopathy's fundamental principles are vital for maintaining a healthy diet, drinking clean water, exercising, fasting, getting enough sunshine, and managing stress. The following are some of the most notable characteristics of Naturopathy:
Aside from traumatic and environmental events, all illnesses, including their origins and treatments, are grouped together as a group. The buildup of morbid matter in the body is the primary cause of illness, and the removal of morbid matter from the body is the primary cure for all diseases.
Naturopathy holds that the buildup of morbid matter in the body is the fundamental cause of all diseases, with germs serving as a secondary cause of these accumulations. Bacteria and viruses are only able to enter the human body when the body becomes clogged with unhealthy stuff.
According to the Naturopathy approach of treatment, acute ailments are regarded to be the result of the body's own self-healing attempts. Chronic illnesses are the outcome of ineffective therapy and the suppression of the acute condition, both of which contribute to their development.
Naturopathy is based on the premise that nature is the most powerful healer. The human body is endowed with the ability to both defend itself against sickness and recover from it.
The whole human body is addressed throughout the healing process in order to eradicate the sickness.
Naturopathy is useful in the treatment of chronic illnesses and in the healing of acute illnesses in a relatively short period of time.
During Naturopathy therapy, the ailments that have been repressed are brought to the surface and are permanently eradicated.
Naturopathy is a holistic approach to health that effectively addresses all elements of the human body, including the mental, physical, social, and spiritual.
Naturopathy is a blessing to the human body since it addresses the individual parts as well as the total.
According to Naturopathy, "food is the only medicine" and "no external pharmaceuticals" are employed, and "food is the only medicine."
Praying according to one's spiritual beliefs, according to Naturopathy, is an essential aspect of the healing process
Research Paper on Yoga & Naturopathy
Role of naturopathy and yoga therapy on subjective well-being and prevention of non-communicable diseases
Credit goes to Sudarshan Ramaswamy, Sumedha M Joshi, Deepa Velankar, Jayesh D Gosavi
Department of Community Medicine, DY Patil Medical College, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Naturopathy is a distinct type of primary care medicine that blends age-old healing traditions with scientific advances an current research. It is guided by a unique set of principlesthat recognize the body’s innate healing capacity, emphasizedisease prevention, and encourage individual responsibilityto obtain optimal health.Yoga, pranayama, and other naturopathic practices have been effective in producing physical and mental relaxation, influencing almost all systemsin our body and improving the quality of life.National health Policy 2017 recognizes the need to nurture Ayurveda,Yoga, Naturopathy Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy (AYUSH )system of medicine. It also recognizes the need for building research and public health skills for preventive and promotive health care. Linking AYUSH systems with Accredited Social Health Activists and Village Health Sanitation and Nutrition Committee would be an important plank of this policy.Promotion of healthy living and prevention strategies from AYUSH systems and practicing yoga at the workplace, in the schools and community would also be an important form ofhealth promotion. It also has a special appeal and acceptability in the Indian context. With this background, to know the benefits of naturopathy and yoga therapy on physical and mental well-being of patients taking treatment in a naturopathy center, to understand how integration of AYUSH systems into public health help in achieving better holistic health care of the community, this study was planned
The National Health Policy 2017 recognizes the importance of nurturing the Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy (AYUSH) system of medicine through the development of teaching institution infrastructure, improved drug quality control, and capacity building of institutions and professionals. It also acknowledges the need of developing research and public health abilities for preventative and promotional health care. An crucial element of this program would be to connect AYUSH systems with Accredited Social Health Activists and Village Health Sanitation and Nutrition Committees.
The study's goals were to examine patients' subjective feelings of well-being and results following naturopathy treatment. The study was done on inpatients (IP) of a naturopathy facility in the field practice area of a Rural Health Training Centre linked to the Department of Community Medicine of a Medical College in Navi Mumbai. Questionnaires were delivered for three months to all IP who agreed to participate and provide comments after discharge. A total of 64 people answered. They were questioned in person, their medical history and current symptoms were recorded, a clinical examination was performed, positive results were recorded, and treatment and advice offered were detailed. The collected data was tabulated in MS Excel and analyzed with SPSS software. Patients got standard care from their therapists, with no involvement on our end. The study was conducted with permission from the Institutional Review Board.
When comparing systolic blood pressure before and after therapy, there was a difference of 4 mmHg with P = 0.00. Overweight and obese patients who received the treatment lost weight significantly. When the amount of weight lost was compared to the original BMI, a clear positive association was seen (BMI). The correlation constant was 0.811, with a level of significance of 0.00.
Conclusion: Naturopathy therapy and yoga practice provide a wide range of effects, ranging from physical and emotional changes to broader advantages affecting the patients' lifestyle, outlook, and attitude toward health.