Dr G Geetha Krishnan
Coordinator (HOD), Integrative Medicine & Holistic Therapies
Medanta Department of Integrative Medicine brings together the technological advantage that Medanta offers, combined with the time-tested practice of Ayurveda. Following the ethos of Medanta, the Department is using science and technology to integrate evidence-based medicine in Ayurveda into the practice of modern medicine. The Department holds onto the core value of Medanta in offering better results to patients in terms of safety, time, cost and therapeutic benefits.
Making use of the advancements in technology & science, Medanta has opened the scope to identify, assess and personalise the immense wealth of medical knowledge represented by the science of Ayurveda for patient care and health promotion. Through the unique Prakruti analysis of Ayurveda and co-relating the information to the genetic makeup of a person, Medanta Executive Health Check-up can now predict diseases and offer preventive interventions and life-style modifications to its patrons.
Integrating Ayurvedic medicines, Panchakarma, Yoga and diet to the management protocols of Parkinson's disease, Medanta now offers a comprehensive holistic approach towards Parkinson's disease management.
Highly specific and targeted chemo and radiation therapy in oncology has opened doors to integrative approaches in specific tissue / organ targeted cyto-protection using Ayurvedic drugs and procedures.
Cardiac insufficiency and Pulmonary Hypertension are two areas in Cardiology which Medanta is actively addressing through an integrative approach with Ayurveda.
Synergistic approach in the management of all kinds of Rheumatism is another area of active integration at Medanta.
In Diabetes the integrative approach focuses on early prediction, prevention of the disease and management of diabetes-associated complications.
Medical treatment for functional corrections and management of chronic infective conditions is the direction the integrative approach is going towards in Liver diseases. General Practitioner-based regular preventive and promotive healthcare for the elderly, based on Ayurvedic principles, modern medical diagnostics and curative care is yet another integrative program offered by the Medanta Department. Of Integrative Medicine.
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