Ayurveda is not only the science of medicine but even a science of life in some ways. Apart from dealing with a specific medical disorder Ayurveda deals with the over-all well- being of the patient itself.
All aspects of human lifestyle such as diet, exercise and sleep are scrutinized with precision under Ayurvedic study of medicine. All of this knowledge contributes to the larger goal of enabling a person to live a perfect and healthy life.
According to Ayurveda, food goes stale 48 minutes after it’s prepared and one should avoid eating it after that long! It also tells you to have small and frequent meals about every two hours and to avoid the intake of water immediately after a meal.
Lifestyle diseases like Alzheimer’s disease, Arthritis, atherosclerosis, asthma, some kinds of cancer, chronic liver disease or cirrhosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, metabolic syndrome, chronic renal failure, osteoporosis, stroke, depression and obesity can be corrected through the small yet valuable lifestyle changes prescribed in Ayurveda.