Saturday, 20 July 2013

Science and Art of Living

Over the last decade, India has warmed up to alternative medicine. It is a process of healing in which, a set of practices when followed, have the same healing affect on a person's life, as does traditional medicine.

While traditional medicine still has its own set of followers, however, over the last decade, people in India have opened up to alternate treatment methods. Science of Art and Living, is one such splendid example. Science and Art of Living (SAAOL), established by Dr. Bimal Chajjer in 1994, after an extensive 10 years of practice and research he put into the study and understanding Non Invasive or Preventive Cardiology in India.

SAAOL is now credited as the most comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation and reversal program in India. With the cardiac disorders on the rise, this heart centre was set up with the purpose of reducing and reversing the risk of heart diseases by advocating a complete change in lifestyle. Dr. Chajjer along with his team of expert, suggest various natural methods like diet modification, exercise, meditation, stress management, yoga etc. for a healthy heart. SAAOL works by empowering people with the ability to take up the primary responsibility for a healthier lifestyle choice by self monitoring their activities. In today's world where stress is high and time is less, hundreds of patients all over the country would vouch for Life the SAAOL way.

Monday, 15 July 2013

Pioneering Non Invasive Cardiology in India - Dr. Bimal Chajjer

Dr. Bimal Chajjer is a name that has become synonymous with Preventive or Non-Invasive Cardiology in India. Having come from very humble origins, in the last 25 years of his career in medicine, Dr. Chajjer has revolutionized cardiac treatment through his groundbreaking research in Preventive Cardiology.

Born in 1961, Dr. Chajjer grew up in a small village in West Bengal. Throughout his life he did exceptionally well academically and completed his MBBS from RK Kar Medical College, Calcutta, followed by his MD from King George's Medical College, Lucknow. It was after the age of 25, when he started working for the Department of Cardiology at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi, that he started advocating Preventive Cardiology. During his MD he took up extensive research on the subject and later during his six year stint at AIIMS as the Senior Resident Doctor and Assistant Professor, he was extensively trained by Dr. Dean Ornish, the pioneer of lifestyle treatment in the USA. It was then, that through his Lifestyle Heart Trial that he proved that not only could heart patients prevent heart diseases, but that it was also possible to cure and reverse heart disorders through a lifestyle change. Later in 1995, Dr. Chajjer took up independent practice wherein he started training and treating heart patients through his new treatment methodology 'Science and Art of Living' (SAAOL). Keywords to be tagged: how to keep heart healthy, heart attack prevention, saaol heart centre, tips for healthy heart, about heart attack, heart patients in India