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 Matka Medicine 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.
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
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