Ayurvedic Perspective on Epidemics of autoimmune and cancer with Dr. Vikram Chauhan

09.09.2019 - By Yogahealer Podcast

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I had the honor of speaking with Dr. Vikram Chauhan about healing modern Western diseases with Ayurveda. What I love is that he reinforces how the mind, body, and spirit all have to be healed together, the definition of holistic medicine, and how they are all contributors to disease in the physical body. Tune in for a deeper understanding of the lighter and darker sides of your habits: they can cause disease, or be the key for your healing. What you’ll get out of tuning in: What are the basics of ayurvedic formulas vs. single use herbs What causes Autoimmune disease How ayurveda views and heals difficult to treat ailments like cancer What soul healing has to do with cancer Ayurveda for healing Why you want to embody Ayurveda’s, universal energies,  Earth, Water, AIr, Fire and Space - The 5 eternal elements and components of the universe plus the sixth element which is Soul. Ayurveda believes in healing of Body-Mind- Soul together, that's why the approach is for holistic healing. Dr. Vikram Chauhan uses the ancient knowledge to heal the patients. He sees about 40 patients everyday in his clinic in India and travels worldwide to see his patients. He has set up one of the oldest telemedicine and online Ayurvedic consulting portal www.planetayurveda.com and patients from all over the world are taking consultations from his team of doctors.   Links Mentioned in Episode: Planet Ayurveda Be a coach Have a conversation Apply for Living Ayurveda  Free Ayurveda training   Show Highlights: Dr. Chauhan explains how the road to disease has changed in the modern age, including increased stress and the modern diet, which includes too much “dead” food. Cate and Dr. Chauhan discuss the concept of and the intelligence of prana as it relates to our diet.  Dr. Chauhan cites ama as the root cause of autoimmune disorders. Cate explains the difference between Easter and Western medicine as it relates to sussing out the source of disease.    Timestamps:  1:50 to 5:17 - Dr. Chauhan explains how the road to disease has changed in the modern age, including increased stress and the modern diet, which includes too much “dead” food. 5:27 to 9:10 - Cate and Dr. Chauhan discuss the concept of and the intelligence of prana as it relates to our diet. Dr. Chauhan cites ama as the root cause of autoimmune disorders. 10:00 to  - Cate explains the difference between Easter and Western medicine as it relates to sussing out the source of disease. Dr. Chauhan goes on to talk about the effects of a poor diet. 14:30 to 19:00 - Failure to learn from past mistakes; samskara; how we don’t take “downtime” for reflection; staying in touch with the five elements. 19:00 to 20:48 - Ayurveda as personalized medicine. 20:48 to 24:32 - How prakruti and vikruti determine how disease manifests. 24:33 to 28:58 - Using pancha karma to rid the body of imbalances before they take root as disease.  28:58 to 33:20 - Eastern vs. Western perspectives on how to remove disease from the body. 33:20 to 39:04  - Lifestyle and spiritual components of Ayurvedic treatment 39:05 to 43:39 - The importance of connecting with God or universal consciousness and the effects of disconnection on the body. The concept of karma. 43:40 to 49:17 - Dr. Chauhan talks about the efficacy of his herbal formulas. 49:17 to  - How diagnosis and the names of disease in Ayurveda differ from Western medicine.   Favorite Quotes: “Things are changing rapidly because of the technology, because of the lifestyle, the stress has increased tremendously. And stress is one of the leading cause of so many diseases.” --- Dr. Chauhan “At each stage [of disease], there is a chance to restore the balance. . . . Maybe with just a little modification in your lifestyle and diet, things can be restored.” --- Dr. Chauhan “What’s fascinating [about pancha karma] from the Westerner’s perspective is that you’re removing disease from the body without surgery.” --- Cate Stillman “The most important thing is mental health, in our life. If you are mentally fit, you can be physically fit.” --- Dr. Chauhan “In Ayurvedic pathogenesis, the words we use to describe the problem are a path to the solution, which is so different than a disease name.” --- Cate Stillman   Guest BIO: Dr. Vikram Chauhan developed natural formulations for worldwide distribution and online sales. He has developed herbal treatment protocols for various difficult to cure health problems like Psoriasis, Sarcoidosis, ulcerative colitis, Inflammatory bowel disease, Cancers, Liver failure, Kidney failure, Autoimmune disorders and explained everything on his blog. He also wrote a book on basic principles of Ayurveda- Ayurveda- God's manual for healing. The book has been translated in many European languages. Dr. Vikram has Ayurveda clinics and franchisees, Distributors in the name of Planet Ayurveda in various countries in Europe, USA, Canada, Singapore and so on. he often visits them for consultations, lectures and seminars. His aim is to spread Ayurveda all over the planet. That's why he named his organization - Planet Ayurveda Dr. Vikram Chauhan uses the ancient knowledge to heal the patients. He sees about 40 patients everyday in his clinic in India and travels worldwide to see his patients. He has set up one of the oldest telemedicine and online Ayurvedic consulting portal www.planetayurveda.com and patients from all over the world are taking consultations from his team of doctors.

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