A substantial number of systematic reviews of literature and meta-analyses have been conducted recently concerning efficacy, patient satisfaction, and cost-effectiveness of chiropractic care. The literature is consistent in reporting substantial evidence that chiropractic treatment is effective for both acute and chronic low-back and neck conditions (Bronfort 1999; Van Tulder, Koes, and Bouter 1997; Aker et al. 1996; Hurwitz et al. 1996; Shekelle et al. 1992; Anderson et al. 1992; DiFabio 1992; Ottenbacher et al. 1985).
Many other studies reported findings indicating the effectiveness of chiropractic care for conditions other than low-back and neck pain.
Elders in India traditionally bless the young with the words: “Shataayu Bhavah!” which means: “May you live a hundred years!” The blessing is not too removed from the literal. According to ayurveda, the human body is indeed engineered for a full five score years and more. The three pillars of life diet, sleep and self-mastery form the foundation on which ayurveda says you can build good health and longevity.
Here are some tips from Vaidya Ramakant Mishra, MAPI’s Director of Product Research and Development, to help you chart your course to a long, happy life.