GUWAHATI, Dec 2: The Central Ayurveda Research Institute (CARI), Guwahati organised a health talk on the occasion of National Pollution Control Day here in its premises on Thursday. The talk was addressed by Dr PL Bharti, research officer (in-charge), Dr Ekta, research officer (Ayurveda), Dr Jeuti Rani Das, research officer (Ayurveda) and was attended by patients and their attendants. The talk focussed on pollution induced health ailments and how Ayurvedic treatments can bring relief to the patients and improve their quality of life.
Speaking at the talk, Dr PL Bharti said, “Pollution is a major problem in our lives today. It causes major health ailments and affects our quality of life severely. The idea is to minimise pollution as much as possible and take corrective measures to minimise the impact of such pollution induced ailments. We remain firmly committed to push AYUSH clinical solutions to treat people suffering from pollution induced ailments and enrich the quality of lives of people.”
Explaining further on the impact, Dr Ekta said, “Pollution has a direct impact on our health and well-being. Due to air pollution in the city, many respiratory related ailments such as Asthma, Acute Pharyngitis, Allergic rhinitis, Conjunctivitis, Bronchitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), etc., may affect our health at any time. By timely clinical intervention and Ayurvedic treatment, these ailments can be controlled & cured leading to a healthier lifestyle.”