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I, Vaidya Shweta A.S., am an Ayurveda Doctor/Ayuvedacharya from India, hold a BAMS degree from Bharati Vidaypeeth University, College of Ayurveda, Pune, India and has Clinical Ayurveda specialization from the California College of Ayurveda, California. I am also a professional member of NAMA which represents the Ayurvedic profession in the United States of America.I have been in the field of Ayurvedic medicine since last 15 years with full time and part time Ayurveda clinical experience in India and Mexico City and almost 5 years of experience in Public health research on Ayurveda and Local Health Traditions. I have also worked as a Medical Officer in Vedicure Wellness Clinic in Mumbai after which, as a Consultant in the Public Health Planning team of National Health SystemsResource Centre where I worked on a research study and has co-authored two publications. I have additional Post Graduate Diplomas in Emergency Medicine from Symbiosis, Pune and in Public Health Management from National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi. I have taken various capacity building workshops on Mainstreaming AYUSH across India and Ayurveda Lectures and talks inMexico City and Miami Florida. To add to my Ayurvedic expertise, I have expertise in Ayurveda Pulse Diagnosis (Naadi Pariksha) from the Sri Sri Tattva, under the Art of living. With this multidisciplinary exposure and grounding in traditional Ayurveda from India and clinical training in the US, I offer Ayurveda services in the most profound and contemporary way.
Q: What is the meaning of Ayurveda?
A: Ayurveda is an ancient system of healing illness which means "science of life" (Ayur = life and Veda = science). Ayurveda recognises human being as part of nature and is governed by three major energies termed as "Vata" (wind), "Pitta" (fire), and "Kapha" (earth).
Q: What are ayurvedic medicines?
A: Ayurvedic medicines are India's oldest and a traditional medical system for treating illnesses. These medicines are referred to in ancient writings which majorly consist of plant product and may include animal product, metal, and mineral.
Q: Are ayurvedic medicines effective?
A: According to scientific clinical trials on some ayurvedic medicines, it is proved that these medicines are equally effective as that of allopathic medicines.
Q: Are ayurvedic medicines safe?
A: Ayurvedic medicinal preparation may include metal, minerals and gems which may pose a risk of increased metal and mineral levels in body which may be dangerous. Thus, they should be taken only from a reputed, experienced and genuine qualified ayurvedic doctor.
Q: Is it safe to use ayurvedic medicines in pregnancy?
A: No, it is not safe to use ayurvedic medicines without consultation of your doctor or child's doctor during pregnancy or if you are breastfeeding your baby. These medicines may contain some component which may be harmful for development of your baby.