Doctor Consultation

Gamak Ayurvedic Consultation
An Ayurvedic Consultation is a holistic health assessment based on various aspects of your current and past situation, individual body constitution, attitude, cravings, lifestyle etc…

BASED ON THE ASSESSMENT, THE PRACTITIONER WILL:

* Make diet and lifestyle recommendations based on Ayurvedic principles

* Suggest yoga asans / Pranayam

* Recommend Herbs and Ayurvedic therapies based on the individual constitution

In general the Ayurvedic consultation consists of the following

Questions (Prashna):

This takes up the majority of the consultation and involves investigation of the main complaint, symptoms and pathogenesis of the disorder as well as personal history. Patients will be greatly assisted by providing psychological, physical and lifestyle and nutrition information to the doctor.

Observation (Darshan)

This is an evaluation of the patient by observing the patient. There are hundreds of key indicators that an Ayurvedic Physician may observe the patient’s movements and physical appearance to investigate the imbalance.

Palpation or touch (Sparsha):

Touch includes palpation (pressing down on parts of the body called sparshanam in Ayurveda), auscultation (listening to sounds made by the internal organs or shrvanaa in Ayurveda) and percussion or tapping (akotana in Ayurveda). There is a focus on pulse and tongue diagnosis and other diagnostic methods which include sound observation in which breathing and the function of the stomach and bowel can be observed.