Bringing the practice of ayurveda to your life can naturally restore your balance, reduce your stress, and improve your overall vitality. At Sig: Wellness Studio in State College, Pennsylvania, Candace Good, MD, is an experienced ayurveda practitioner who incorporates this ancient methodology into her mind-body psychiatry practice. For more information on the natural benefits of ayurveda for both your body and your mental health, call Sig: Wellness Studio or schedule an appointment online today.
Ayurveda is an ancient form of medicine originating in India. Its name means “life-knowledge,” and the 5,000-year-old practice centers around maintaining your health and wellness by balancing your mind, body, and spirit.
The ancient practice of ayurveda is structured around three doshas, or life forces. These doshas are everywhere nature and help support our understanding of living organisms. The ayurveda doshas include:
Everyone has a combination of these doshas, but one is typically more prominent than others. Each dosha manages a different function in your body, so it’s essential to maintain balance to reduce health problems.
Dr. Good uses ayurveda to bring a personalized approach to your health care by helping you make the best choices on lifestyle, diet, exercise, and supplements based on your mind-body type.
To maintain balance, ayurveda focuses on:
Ayurveda also focuses on living life easily and practicing acceptance instead of struggling or forcing things to go your way.
Practicing ayurveda provides numerous health benefits, such as:
By following an ayurvedic practice that includes yoga, meditation, herbal supplements, and breathing exercises, you also experience an overall improvement of your entire body, on the inside and out. This ancient practice can also address emotional problems, like depression and anxiety, by recalibrating your body and promoting balance.
To learn more about bringing the practice of ayurveda into your life, call Sig: Wellness Studio or schedule an appointment online today.