Atmavasth is the culmination of the process that started with the MatkaMedicine blog that I published on Substack from Dec 25th, 2020 onwards.
You can read about the process in "About".
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The premise of Atmasvasth is that we can control our health, lengthen our healthspan and lifespan, and be atmasvasth, on our own, with just a little help, if at all, from doctors and the healthcare system. The very first article that I published last December explains this in detail. The
A long healthspan is as important as a long lifespan, perhaps more
Ideal health or healthfulness for us as individuals is the ability to live long and healthy, preventing disease and if disease does occur, being able to treat and control it as early as and in the best way possible. While the rest of the stakeholders (governments, doctors, hospitals, insurance and
Understanding our health matkas and then taking control
You should create a living will to give your heirs and caregivers a sense of what you would like done when you are sick and unable to make decisions on your own.
Every move and step counts. Accelerometers and activity trackers have made it easier to understand the impact of physical activity on healthspan and lifespan
Just not adding extra salt during mealtimes can make a difference
Say no to routine Vitamin D testing and supplementation
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