The holistic concept in medical practice, which is distinct from the concept in the alternative medicine, upholds that all aspects of people's needs including psychological, physical and social should be taken into account and seen as a whole.
What is Evidence Focus in Holistic Health
When we bring in the knowledge based on authenticity and proof to the methodology used in Holistic Health, it is considered evidence focussed
How can one get to know which places are authentic and evidence focussed?
A lot depends upon the faculty and the professional prowess of the staff. Moreover, there are proofs of authenticity, once available the place is evidence focussed. The proper documentation is a large part of any such authenticity
Why so many centers offer Ayurveda in India?
Ayurveda is an ancient art that started from India around 5000 years back, so the legacy continues
Why Kerala is a good choice for Ayurveda?
Ayurveda has a wide base in Kerala. It has many Ayurveda teaching colleges and hospitals. Moreover the weather in Kerala is quite conducive to Ayurveda treatments. It has rich habitat of natural resources and Ayurvedic herbs
What is the best time to visit for such a treatment and why?
As such there is no medical proof to say that any one particular weather is best for a particular treatment. However, rainy season is considered ideal for many Ayurveda therapies.
Why should I think of going to such a place/ health program?
A stitch in time saves nine. There is an epidemic of Life style diseases and it can today effect each and everyone of us. A visit to places like Namami not only help to diagnose these better, we have in place some of the best preventions and therapies for such conditions.
Is Namami a treatment place or a preventive place. I am confused?
We have combined the art and science to be preventive as well as a treatment management facility for most disorders. And that is why we address and treat you as a guest in Namami & not a patient as in other places.
Where are you different than most other places. There are dime a dozen. Why should one choose Namami only?
When you go to a health resort, there is no availability of treatment facility and when you go to a hospital, there is hardly any prevention and hospitality facility. Moreover, everything at Namami is individualised and centred around only yourself. We have facilities as wide as Genomics and Diagnostics to Physiotherapy & Dental. We are the only all inclusive authentic facility that offers Healthy Holidays to our guests. We are unique in our packages and world class in our infrastructure. And you are a guest and not a patient to us.
What kind of treatments are available at Namami?
We are a Holistic Health Retreat and offer complete array of multi branch treatments. We have experts from Ayurveda, Naturopathy, Allopathy Diagnostics, Yoga, Meditation, Acupressure, Acupuncture, Physiotherapy, Dental and many other streams of healing.
So how do I know which treatment I should take and why?
We have a Panel of specialists who design the treatment for each of our guests based upon individual needs. You leave your entire worry to them and while they will offer you the best suited plan for you they will also provide you with evidence as to why that is good for you.
I live far off from you. Can your team decide my treatment even before meeting me in person?
Most of our medical specialists are well versed with electronic medical records. Once you allow them to go through your medical history and records, they are in position to form a differential diagnosis. They may ask you to get some further analysis or testing at the place of your living, including genomics, and then suggest you some better plans than most other centers.
What kind of treatments are available for a senior citizen?
Most of our specialists are well versed with treating Geriartic conditions. All plans are individualised. We do not believe in "One fit for All'. You will see a paradigm shift in the way we handle our senior guests and how this experience and positive attitude puts them at instant ease.
What are preventive treatments?
We have different treatments for different types of guests and that is based on their age, sex, life-style, existing medical conditions and so on. For a complete list please click here.
No, we have a limited profile of diseases. We do not treat any life threatening conditions. Our guest should be in stable physical condition to be accepted at our facility. However, we treat some of the chronic disabilities requiring rehabilitation with the prior assessment.
What if I have been diagnosed with Cancer?
We do not treat or claim to treat any cancer at our facility. However, if your condition is stable and you want to have a detox or rejuvenation program while you are on other medications, our medical team will assess whether we can offer you any chance of improving general health.
Do you have anti-ageing treatments?
Our team of experts have extensive experience in this area. Both Ayurveda and Naturopathy has indelible role to play in such treatments. Not only do we provide external cosmetic treatments, we also specialise in reversal of cell function deterioration and detox. Most of our plans are again indivdualised and the guest feels totally rejuvenated after such therapies.
Do you also have body cleansing/detox treatments available for each age group?
Yes we do. However, in less than the age of 18 years, we prefer only diet therapies, in other age groups we have proper detox.
What are the hygiene standards you follow?
World's best practices are followed in Namami while we treat you. The guidelines have been adopted from the NABH standards and all our staff members are periodically trained and rechecked on these.
Do you treat people with chronic infections including HIV?
We do not treat people with chronic infections including HIV where there is a risk of transmission of disease to our employees or other guests.
How do you prevent infections/HIV transmission in your resort?
World's best practices in hygiene are followed in Namami while we treat you. The guidelines have been adopted from the NABH standards and all our staff members are periodically trained and rechecked on these. Moreover, we do not treat infectious disorders including HIV at our facility
In case of an emergency, how will you manage?
We have a systematic approah to such situation. All our staff has been trained in "Code Blue" and "Code Red" identification and action as per NABH guidelines. We have tie-ups with the best immediate hospitals and healthcare facilities. The transportation is done under constant medical supervison to one such place, depending upon the need of the guest
What is the duration of Namami treatments?
It can vary from 7-45 days and is again very much individualise. The team of experts can guide each guest as to what duration is appropriate. Some of the preventive therapies can even be from 2-6 days packages.
What is the cost of the treatment?
It is not fixed per person, but is fixed per treatment/therapy component. We have also made some highly discounted packages. As an average, a guest will be paying around Euro 100-120 per day for treatment plan in addition to his room tariff.
How can I pay for the treatments?
Multiple options are there. You could wire us the money, transfer through RTGS, credit/debit card or write us a cheque that is encashable before your travel plan to us. In case you have to pay extra during your stay, you could use any of the above and we also accept cash, travellers cheque etc.
When do I need to make this payment?
We accept all guests with advance payment only in our facility. However, in case any additional treatment or therapy is advocated to you, you can pay during your stay with us.
What are the facilities for personal caretaker at your place?
Since we are a healing retreat and have employed our own staff to caretake the guest, we do not encourage caretakers from outside. However, in case you choose to bring someone along, the person can stay with you in your room. In this case you will have to pay us the charges as applicable to double occupancy without any treatment charges for the caretaker. Any other facility than the routine can be availed by the caretaker at actual cost
How many patients have you treated so far?
Namami Purnagram is our first such Holistic Health Retreat. However, our expert panel of doctors have treated thousands of people with medical conditions. They do not claim to be 100% succesful in all cases, but the percentages are pretty good. We have employed the best people available and expect the best results in their professional hands
How far is the airport and how to get there?
Airport is 26 Kms from Namami Purnagram in Kochi and takes about 35 minutes to reach.
Where can I check the availability?
You can chat with one of our executives online, or else could just call us at one of our desk numbers. We shall be more than happy to offer you the best that we have for your travel dates.
What are the qualifications of your doctors?
Firstly we do not employ anyone without an authentic qualification. All doctors are graduates or postgraduates from the leading universities of India. Most of them have been trained at the best of healthcare facilities in India and abroad. Some of our specialists have been professors and teachers of undegraduate/postgraduate teaching colleges. We can say with guarantee that you will be in the best hands in medica field at Namami
What kind of products do you use?
Only the very best, since we know the importance of using the right kind of materials. Our products are procured from the best in the industry.
Can I work from your premises while you treat my relative?
O Why not. We are a Wi-Fi campus and your work is as important to us as your health. In case you need any help, our guest relation officer will be more than happy to offer his services
My Mom is unwell and I do not live with her. Can you pick up my mother from her place of stay?
We have a protocol for such a request. Firstly we will assess her seriousness of the illness. We do not accept any serious &/or unstable patients in our facility. If her condition is stable, then we can definitely help her in transport and transfer to Namami.
Who can I contact?
You can chat with one of our executives online, or else could just call us at one of our desk numbers. We shall be more than happy to offer you the best that you are looking for
Can I talk to someone who could provide me complete information one on one?
Sure. You can leave us your contact number, whatsap, skype ID and the time suitable for a call and we shall arrange a call back
If I want to come along with my kids, what best do you offer to them?
We encourage kids in our facility. This is why we have kept 50% discounts on all our tariffs for them. We want them to learn a good Lifestyle Mangement at an early age. This educates them and empowers them to be healthy in their future and has a great influence on their evidence based health practices. To make their trip and stay memorable, we have indoor games, some outdoor team building exercises, grooming sessions, cooking classes and some of the best local tours.
Do you have a membership plan?
Currently we do not have a mebership plan as such. But we offer 10% discount on an equivalent or higher package booked in advance for the next visit to us to the guest staying at Namami
Ayurveda is defined as the art of natural or holistic living. It is believed to be the first natural or holistic medicine. Originated about 5,000 years back in India it quickly spread to Tibet, and then to China (Traditional Chinese Medicine), Japan. Sri Lanka, Middle East and most Asian countries follow its principles in 'natural medicines' and 'natural therapy'. It’s used on differently for each person. It’s very simple. It’s scientific.
How dos Ayurveda compare to Chinese medicine, Herbalism and Naturopathy?
Chinese medicine deal with most physiological aspects life. Naturopaths and herbalists use modern science to understand the disease and use "naturally derived chemicals" and supplements to correct it just like your local G.P. Ayurveda attempts to remove the cause, while addressing the disease process, keeping it holistic and natural. It utilises wisdom from all healing systems. It is progressively moving towards 'evidence based medicine' without losing the holistic approach.
What does a 'Ayurvedic doctor' do in health management?
Interestingly, the 6,000 year old Ayurvedic laws and principles of health, disease and management (healing) are essentially the same in modern medicine. The difference is the holistic approach. Ayurveda specialises in accelerating the healing with natural products and time-tested techniques for the benefit of the whole mind and body. This is what we call holistic. An Ayurvedic / natural doctor or physician attempts to address a condition so that the client heals faster with less side effects making the condition more bearable.
How many herbs and therapies are used in an Ayurvedic clinic?
Over 21,000 herbs are used in India. 7,000 of them are scientifically studied and categorised. Over 200,000 recipes are found in various Ayurvedic text books. An Ayurvedic physician would have immediate access to over 10,000 recipes and 2,000 single herbs. Many Ayurvedic doctors alter the traditional recipes to suit the client. Including panchakarma, purvakarma, shodhana, rasayana and paschat karma there are over 30 therapies and their variations
What is dosha?
Dosha is the most mis-understood term in Ayurveda. Doshas are functional units. It is based on three universal life-triggers. Everything in the universe can be classified into three dosha category.
What is dosha diet
Dosha diet is that suits your body constitution. Your body constitution can be identified by : Nadi Pariksha (pulse examination) by your Ayurvedic doctor, Direct face to face interrogation by your Ayurvedic physician & Self-understanding your dosha by filling up a questionnaire. The analysis with by your Ayurvedic doctor will be more accurate and precise
What is body-typing?
Ayurveda uses for different body typing techniques to understand what are you designed for. Dosha typing is one of them. Body type is entirely different from body, tendencies, personality and preferences.
What is Ayurveda massage?
Ayurvedic massage is an amazing tool to rest your mind and body to accelerate healing. Its performed on a daily basis during Panchakarma. The original technique is drawn from the oldest martial art system called Kalari Payattu. In abhyanga massage a trained therapist uses one of the 200 different herbal oils.
How old is Ayurveda?
Based on the modern historians, Ayurveda could be 3,000 to 6,000 years old. Age has nothing to do with the efficacy of something. Most views and principles of Ayurveda are extremely similar to our modern science!
What is dosha balancing?
Traditional Ayurveda talks about normalising and correcting health issues. If a dosha is excess it needs to be brought back to normal. It is called balancing. E.g. a heat / acidity excess is normalised using alkalising techniques.
What is body type balancing?
There are two conditions explained in Ayurveda: Physiology – PRAKRITI – balance of all functions and organs in the body & Pathology – VIKRITI – Imbalance of body functions and organs. When the natural balance of our constitution is disturbed it leads to disease or VIKRITI. All Ayurvedic treatments, medicines, Panchakarma are aimed to correct the VIKRITI and bring back PRAKRITI
What is Panchakarma cleansing?
These are five advanced therapies performed by a fully trained Ayurveda doctor. Each therapy takes at least 2-3 weeks in a fully equipped Ayurveda hospital. A week to prepare mind, a week to prepare body, cleanse and a week to bring them back to normal diet. No one needs all the five. Requires round the clock supervision, counselling during the therapy and innumerable herbs for this.
What is Ayurveda good at?
Ayurveda is fantastic with all aspects of health maintenance, prevention and cure. We successfully treat health conditions like allergies, arthritis, bursitis, back pain, colitis, dermatitis (skin digestive hair loss, hepatitis, irritable bowel syndrome / disease, migraine, nasal allergies, neck pain, thyroid conditions, ulcerative colitis, tendinitis and many more.
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Most modern approach of combining the application of Genomics to identify Ayurvedic body constitution "Prakriti" alongside modern diagnostics to choose the right path for you, the use of Physiotherapy and Chiropractic care, Namami creates a system of good health...